1. What are “cookies”?

When you visit this website, it will store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of “cookies”. These “cookies” are very small text files that may be downloaded to your computer or mobile device.

The information is used mostly in order to make this site work as you would expect. The information does not usually identify you directly, but it can give you a more personalised web experience.

Because we respect your right to privacy, you can choose not to allow some cookies. However, please be advised that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience of this site and the services that we are able to offer.

2. Can cookies harm my computer or mobile device?

No. Cookies cannot harm your computer and cannot carry viruses. Cookies are intended to enhance your experience of a website, rather than obstruct it.

3. What cookies are on this website?

Sections 3.1 to 3.3 below describe the cookies which are installed upon this website. If you review these, and decide that you would prefer us not to use cookies, you can set your browser to reject cookies or to let you know when a website tries to put one in your browser software – for further information, see section 4 below.

3.1 Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are always active, and are necessary for this website to function. They cannot be switched off. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences.

You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Host Cookie Name Duration
Halfords wordpress_test_cookie Session only
Halfords tk_ai Session only
Halfords jetpack_sso_nonce 8 minutes
Halfords jetpack_sso_original_request 1 hour

3.2 Functional cookies
These cookies enable our website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They are set by either ourselves or third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Host Cookie Name Purpose Duration
WordPress wordpress_test_cookie To support the functionality of this site Session only
Halfords __utmc To support the functionality of this site Session only
Halfords __utmt To support the functionality of this site 10 minutes
Halfords __utmz To support the functionality of this site 6 Months
Halfords __utmb To support the functionality of this site 30 Minutes
Halfords __utma To support the functionality of this site 2 Years

3.3 Targeting cookies

These cookies are set through our site by our partners. They are generally used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. You can control these cookies by following the guidance in section 4 below. However, if you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

Host Cookie Name Purpose Duration
Doubleclick (Google) id To support Google’s bidding advertising exchange 1 Year
Facebook datr To serve targeted advertising via Facebook 1 year
Facebook lu To serve targeted advertising via Facebook 1 year
Gooogle APISID To serve targeted advertising via Google 1 year
Google SSID To serve targeted advertising via Google 1 year
Google NID To serve targeted advertising via Google 6 Months
Google PREF To serve targeted advertising via Google 1 year
Google SID To serve targeted advertising via Google 1 year
Google SAPISID To serve targeted advertising via Google 1 year
Google HSID To serve targeted advertising via Google 1 year
YouTube SID To track viewing of videos and deliver targeted advertising 1 year
YouTube HSID To track viewing of videos and deliver targeted advertising 1 year
YouTube Demographics To track viewing of videos and deliver targeted advertising 1 year
YouTube VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE To track viewing of videos and deliver targeted advertising 1 Month
YouTube PREF To track viewing of videos and deliver targeted advertising 5 year
YouTube APISID To track viewing of videos and deliver targeted advertising 1 year
YouTube GPS To track viewing of videos and deliver targeted advertising 29 Minutes
YouTube SSID To track viewing of videos and deliver targeted advertising 1 year
YouTube LOGIN_INFO To track viewing of videos and deliver targeted advertising 1 year
YouTube YSD To track viewing of videos and deliver targeted advertising 1 year
YouTube SAPISID To track viewing of videos and deliver targeted advertising 1 year

4 More information about cookies
To learn more about cookies, including how to manage them and how they affect your online activities, please visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org. You can also learn how to control cookies on different browsers at www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-control-cookies/, or if you want to know how to delete cookies, visit www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-delete-cookies/.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, you can visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

The Internet Advertising Bureau website (Your Online Choices) which you can visit at www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/ allows you to install opt-out cookies across different advertising networks.

New technologies such as Mozilla’s Do Not Track (www.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/dnt/) allow you to tell websites not to track you.

It is noted however that blocking cookies may, on occasion, reduce the functionality of a website or prevent access, depending on the browser options which are selected.