Cookie policy

An HTTP cookie (also called web cookie, Internet cookie, browser cookie, or simply cookie) is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user's computer by the user's web browser while the user is browsing. Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites to remember stateful information.

All cookies used by Rent A Dent’s websites are only active for visiting sessions. Once logged out, the data contained in the cookies are cleaned out.

The stored information is exclusively used for the web consultation of Rent A Dent’s websites and are not shared with any website out of the domain.

Cookies can safely be deleted without impacting next visits to the website. Restricting cookies during a visit (session) however, will impact on the functionalities for registered users.

List of cookies we are running:

Cookie name Cookie age Cookie purpose
PHPSESSID Session* Unique identifier for current user session
seen-cookie-message 60 days To see whether or not user has seen cookie message

Third party cookies:

Cookie name Cookie age Cookie purpose
_ga 63072000 (two years, in seconds) Google analytics cookie - a unique, randomly generated string that gets stored in the browsers cookies, so subsequent visits to the same site can be associated with the same user.
_gat_gtag 1 minute This cookie does not store any user information; it's just used to limit the number of requests that have to be made to
_gid 24 hours Used to distinguish users
__tawkuuid Third party cookie that remembers you so that we can link chat conversations together to provide a better service.

*These cookies will expire when browser is closed. Session cookies only last for the duration of a user’s visit to a website. Session cookies help improve the functionality of website by passing information on from one page to another.