WHAT IS A COOKIE?
When you interact with the Hutchinsontires.com website, we try to make that experience simple and meaningful. When you visite Hutchinsontires.com, our web server sends a cookie to your computer. Cookies are small pieces of information which are issued to your computer when you visite a website and which store and sometimes track information about your use of Hutchinsontires.com. A number of cookies we use last only for the duration of your web session and expire when you close your browser. Other cookies are used to remember you when return to Hutchinsontires.com and will last for longer. Cookies may be set by the website you are visiting ("first party cookies") or may be set by other websites who display content on the page you are viewing ("third party cookies").
- Remember that you have visited us before; this means we can identify the number of unique visitors we receive. This allows us to make sure we have enough capacity for the number of users that we get;
- Customise elements of the promotional layout and/or content of the pages of Hutchinsontires.com;
- Collect anonymous statistical information about how you use the Site (including how long you spend on Hutchinsontires.com) and where you have come to the Site from, so that we can improve Hutchinsontires.com and learn which parts of Hutchinsontires.com are most popular with visitors; and
- Gather information about the pages on the Site that you visit and also other information about other websites that you visit, so as to place you in a “market segment. This information is only collected by reference to the IP address that you are using, but does include information about the county and city you are in, together with the name of your internet service provider. This information is then used to place interest-based advertisements on the Site which it is believed will be relevant to your market segment. For more information about this type of interest based advertising, and about how to turn this feature off please visit https://www.usa.gov/optout-instructions.
Some of the cookies used by the Site are set by us, and some are set by third parties who are delivering services on our behalf.
HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES?
Most of browsers, smartphones and other web-enabled devices are typically set up to accept cookies.
You have different options to manage the cookies on your computer or device. You can change your browser settings to prevent cookies from being accepted, or, depending on which browser you are using, you might be able to receive an alert when a website is trying to place one on your browser. With most browsers you can allow first party cookies to be set but refuse third party cookies.
You can delete cookies stored in your browser by using a function in your browser. Whilst this does not mean you won't collect cookies in the future, it gives you freedom to delete your cookies after you have been online. This function is often known as 'clearing cookies'.
Clearing your cookies on one browser of one device does not automatically clear them on another. You need to clear all browsers on all channels independently.
You can find some helpful information about controlling your cookies on www.aboutcookies.org which includes additional useful information on cookies and how to block cookies using different types of browser.
Please note, however, that by blocking or deleting cookies used on the Site, you may not be able to take full advantage of Hutchinsontires.com.
DO I NEED TO ACCEPT COOKIES?
To make full use of our website, cookies need to be enabled on your browser; certain features will not work if you reject cookies. Cookies are used to offer a personalised experience when browsing the website on your computer, tablet, mobile phone...
Please note that if you disable cookies, it will restrict your experience on our site and you will not be able to set up an account, login to an existing one and purchase online.
DO COOKIES CONTAIN MY PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Cookies do not contain confidential information such as your home address, telephone number or credit card details.
Here's a list of the main cookies we use, and what we use them for.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES
Hutchinson uses different selected 3rd parties cookies to provide and improove certaine services we offer to you. Third party cookies are those that are set by a domain different to the one that the user is visiting.
|Cookie Name||Purpose||More Information/Provider|
|datr, locale, pid,
|These cookies are required to enable our customers to share their shopping experiences through
social media such as Facebook and Twitter etc. Please note that if you do choose to share through
these social media providers that we don't control the setting of these cookies and we recommend
that you check the provider's website for further information.
Each individual advertiser uses its own tracking cookies and the data taken is not confidential or interchangeable.
More information here: Facebook Cookies and Twitter Cookies
In addition to cookies, tracking pixel may be set by us or third parties in respect of your use of the Site. Tracking pixels are small image files within the content of the Site or the body of our newsletters so we or third parties can understand which parts of the Site are visited and whether particular content is of interest.