user agreement
Cookie Policy
Effective Date: October 15, 2018

Scope of this cookies policy

This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer. Pastdrives Limited uses Cookies to improve your experience of using the Website and to improve our range of services. Pastdrives Limited has carefully chosen these Cookies and has taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.

All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.

Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling Pastdrives Limited to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.

This Website may place the following Cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies - These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use our member functions or make use of privacy and notification preferences.
  • Functionality cookies - These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Analytical/performance cookies - They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This allows us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding cars and members they are looking for easily.

You can find a list of Cookies that we use in the Cookies explained table below. You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser. You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however, you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.

It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

For more information generally on cookies, including how to disable them, please refer to You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer.

Cookies used by this Website explained

Below is a list of the cookies that we use. We have tried to ensure this is complete and up to date, but if you think that we have missed a cookie or there is any discrepancy, please let us know:

Type of Cookie
Description of Cookie
Purpose / Duration of Cookie
Strictly necessary cookies
Duration: Session
Purpose: Managed by the .NET layer, this links users to their collection of information that is needed to persist throughout their visit such as whether they're logged in.
Duration: Session
Purpose: Managed by the .NET layer, helps prevent malicious cross-site requests.
Duration: 14 days
Purpose: Managed by the .NET login/identity layer, this enables you to remain logged in between visits.
Functional cookies
Duration: Session
Purpose: Track whether a logged out user has been shown the "welcome" prompt.
Duration: Session
Purpose: Track whether a logged out user has been shown the "welcome back" prompt.
Analytical or performance cookies
Duration: 2 years
Purpose: Used to distinguish users.
Duration: 24 hours
Purpose: Used to distinguish users.
Duration: 1 minute
Purpose: Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_.
Duration: 30 sec - 1 year
Purpose: Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.
Duration: 90 days
Purpose: Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have selected opt-out.