Cookie Policy for BookMyGarage

General

BookMyGarage is part of The Motorists Organisation Ltd. Your use of this website is subject to your acceptance of BookMyGarage's Terms, Conditions and Policies.

We use cookies on our website to enhance your user experience, and to monitor and improve site performance. The data we collect using cookies helps us understand our customers better so that we can provide a more focused user experience. Using the knowledge of previous visits to our website, we can enhance subsequent visits by tailoring our content to better match our users' requirements.

Our cookies don't store sensitive or personally identifiable information such as your name and address or credit card details.

What Are Cookies?

A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while a user is browsing a website. When the user browses the same website in the future, the data stored in the cookie can be retrieved by the website to notify the website of the user's previous activity or preferences. This data is usually not personally identifiable.

What Sort of Cookies Do We Use?

  1. Essential Cookies
  2. Some cookies are essential for the operation of this website; for example, they may allow us to identify registered, logged in users so that they can access the content and services for which we require registration. If you opt to disable such cookies, you will not be able to access such content.

  3. Security Cookies
  4. We use some cookies to enhance security on the site by preventing other users or websites from impersonating you on our website. The website may not function properly without these cookies.

  5. Functional Cookies
  6. These cookies are associated with remembering preferences and actions on previous visits, to ensure that when you revisit the site it behaves as you would expect.

  7. Analytics Cookies
  8. We use other cookies to analyse how visitors use our website. The information gathered through the use of such cookies is anonymous, and provides us with statistical, aggregate data on how visitors use the site. We use this information to improve the website, both to provide better and more useful content, and to improve the performance of the site.

  9. Advertising Cookies
  10. We may from time to time use cookies to assist us and our advertisers to serve you with advertisements which we believe you may find relevant and interesting. However, the advertiser cannot tell who you are from any data gathered through use of these cookies.

How We Use Cookies On bookmygarage.com

  • To manage traffic to our website.
  • To identify authenticated users on our website so as to provide them with appropriate content.
  • To protect the website against certain types of attack.
  • To support interactive features on our website, such as chat, quizzes and reminders.
  • To remember user preferences from previous visits to our website.
  • To collect aggregated, anonymous statistical data on the use of our website; we mainly use Google Analytics cookies for this purpose.
  • We may use cookies from various providers to track the performance of online advertising campaigns.

Managing Cookies

Most modern browsers allow you to refuse to use cookies. It may be possible to do so selectively, or for all cookies from this site. For example:

  • in Microsoft Edge you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking "Settings", "Advanced Settings" and then "Cookies";
  • in Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking "Options", "Privacy & Security", "History", and selecting "Use custom settings for history" which will show you options for blocking cookies;
  • in Chrome, you can block all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Advanced" and "Content settings" under "Privacy & security", and then clearing "Allow sites to save and read cookie data" under the "Cookies" heading.

You can also delete cookies already stored by your web browser. For example:

  • in Microsoft Edge, you can delete cookies by clicking "Settings", "Clear browsing data" and then selecting "Cookies and saved website data", and then clicking "Clear"
  • in Firefox, you can delete cookies by clicking "Options", "Privacy & Security" and then "Remove Individual Cookies", and then clicking the link to "clear your recent history" or to "remove individual cookies" selectively;
  • in Chrome, you can delete all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Advanced" and "Clear browsing data" under "Privacy & security", and then selecting "Cookies and other site data" before clicking "Clear Data".

Please be aware that if you block essential or security cookies, you will not be able to use the full range of services offered on this site.

Contact

If you have any questions about this Cookie Policy, please contact us by email at info@bookmygarage.com or by post at:

The Motorists’ Organisation Ltd,
1000 Lakeside,
Western Road,
Portsmouth P06 3EN