What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed and stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit certain websites. They are widely used to make websites work or to make them work more effectively, and to provide information to the owners of the website. Without cookies, it would be difficult for a website to allow you to do things such as fill a shopping basket, or remember your log in details for future visits. Cookies don’t harm your computer, and they don’t store personally identifiable information such as your name, address or payment card details.

You can find out lots more information about cookies at www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

What cookies do we use?

At 4 Young Drivers we use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to remember you when you return to our site. Cookies allow us to measure the effectiveness of our website and our marketing campaigns, and to improve our site. The cookies we use are shown in the table below.

Cookie Name What the cookie is used for
Google Analytics (_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz)     These cookies allow us to collect anonymous information about how users are interacting with our website, which help us resolve errors and improve our site.
Session Cookies (.aspxanonymous, .aspxauth, .asp.net_sessionid) These cookies are necessary for us to provide online quotes. They allow us to differentiate customers who are not logged in, create an ID for customers who are logged in, and store quote ID information.

What if you don’t want to use Cookies?

You can use our website without enabling cookies but you may encounter problems getting an online quote, ordering a policy from us, or viewing some of our content, as some of the cookies shown above enable our website to function properly.

If you’d prefer to restrict or block cookies from us, or any other website, you can do this using your internet browser. As each browser is different, the best place to start is by checking the ‘help’ function on whichever browser you are using. You can also find more information about how to change your cookie preferences at www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.