To comply with the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (cookie law) and General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), we periodically conduct a Cookie Audit of our website. This Cookie Audit was last updated on 17 March 2018.

Our website uses a number of cookies to store data on our visitor's computers.  For more information about managing cookies, please see http://www.aboutcookies.org/.

Cookies created by this website

This website creates a number of cookies, which are refered to as first party cookies as they are specific to the host site that created them.  

All the first-party cookies which are created do not store any personal or sensitive information, or anything that makes you personally identifiable to us. 

They are used for analytics purposes to help us understand how people use our website. This data is captured by Google Analytics. The information captured by these systems is not available or accessible to anyone other than Stark Detailing. 

Google Analytics Cookies

We use Google Analytics, which creates a number of first-party cookies, all prefixed __utm:

__utma contains a unique and anonymous identifying ID, which allows us to ensure that subsequent visits to our website are recorded as belonging to the same (unique) visitor. This cookie expires after two years.

__utmb used to establish and continue a unique user session. Each time you request another page from the website the cookie is updated to expire after 30minutes.

__utmc works with __utmb to determine when to create a new session for a website visitor. This is a session cookie and expires when you exit the browser.

__utmz tracks how you found us and is used to calculate traffic and navigation within the website.

__utmv You may also sometimes find this cookie is created which relates to custom reporting segments, a feature which we occasionally use on Google Analytics

Full details of the cookies which Google Analytics uses can be found in Cookies & Google Analytics in documentation for Google's Analytics tracking code. You can also read Google's Privacy Policy for Google Analytics.

We don't share the data that Google Analytics collects, and we don't believe that our use of Google Analytics is privacy-intrusive. We use the data that is collected in the following ways:

  • to report, in aggregate, how our visitors find and use our website;
  • to understand overall visitor behaviour; and
  • to inform how we update and improve our website.

To opt out of our use of Google Analytics you may wish to consider using the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

Other cookies

From time to time we may use additional external services on our website which may create cookies on your device. As we add new services or make changes that use cookies, we will update this cookie policy with the details. 

If you have any concerns about the cookies we create or the way we aim to attain consent from you, please contact us and we'll be happy to answer your questions.

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