Cookie Policy & Settings

On this page we (Toyota (GB) PLC) explain what cookies are and how they are used on this website.
We then list each of the cookies that may be set from this website.

WHAT ARE COOKIES

A cookie is a very small encrypted text file that can be placed by a website in a computer or any other internet enabled device when visited, if the user agrees.

They allow the website to recognise your device and remember if you've been to the website before. Most websites use cookies as they cannot function effectively without them.

Our website uses a number of different cookies. These are used for a variety of reasons. Some are essential for certain pages to function effectively (for example, contact forms and our dealer locator). Others are used to analyse visitor behaviour which assists us in improving your experience when visiting our site. Additionally, this site uses cookies for allowing access to social media and for advertising purposes. Please see the sections below for a complete outline of all cookies used on this site.

Should you wish to amend the cookies settings used on this site this can be done using the settings of your Internet browser.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your computer and how to manage and delete them, visit:

www.allaboutcookies.org

TOYOTA COOKIES

Like most websites, we use cookies to make your Toyota website experience the best it can be.

Our cookies enable us to personalise your online experience and to save your information from page to page. This enables you to do things like order brochures, contact us, compare specifications of our vehicles, and much more.

We have a commitment to constantly improving your website experience. In order to achieve this, we use cookies to track user behaviour anonymously. With this essential insight we analyse patterns and trends providing us with the data to make the website better for you.

No personal information is captured by the cookies, they are totally anonymous. For example, if you complete one of our forms on the site, none of your personal information is linked to the cookie data.

We are diligent in data protection and use our anonymous cookie data responsibly. If you need any further information about cookies, or would like to explore ways in which you can disable cookies then please visit:

www.allaboutcookies.org

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

cookie-agreen-en, has_js, Drupal. *, cookie_choice, COG_survey, WT_FPC - enable essential functionality within the website.

campaign_cookie - stores information relating to Toyota advertisements in other websites which have been clicked on.

ASP.Net_Session,ASP.Net_sessionId, cls, last[*]-[*]-arg, last-se-wflw, last-wflw, sifrFetch, uvl-access, fv, pst-pcde, pst-uctr - allow the site to remember what you have done from page to page (for example to store vehicle favourites, allow comparisons as well as to help maintain your account profile).

BALANCEID, SHOP_SESSION_TOKEN, RECENTLY_VIEWED_PRODUCTS, STORE_VISITOR - enable the tracking of purchased products and maintain the total balance to be paid.

THIRD PARTY COOKIES

Third party cookies may come from partners that provide functional web tools for our site, other websites where we advertise and from social networks.

For example, if you have been viewing a car on our website, cookies enable us to send you information relevant to that car, such as new models and offers. Even though this cookie recognises your journey to another website, no personal information is attached to this data.

Additionally if you like some of our content and feel it is relevant to your social networks, cookies enable the functionality of our social plug-ins which provide you the option of sharing content with friends.

Our third party cookies are listed below. If you want to find out more on cookies please visit:

www.allaboutcookies.org

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

UID, UIDR - collect anonymous internet web browsing data and are used to show how people use the internet.

optimizelyPendingLogEvents, optimizelyEndUserId, optimizelyBuckets, optimizelyCustomEvents, optimizelyRedirect - record user activity based on small changes to functionality, in order to establish an optimal user experience.

bh, uid - anonymously track when a user has converted from clicking on an advertisement.

AA002, MUID - anonymously track if a user has seen a certain page.

TCID, TCSess, id, JSESSIONID - anonymously track how users are using the site each time they visit.

eKashu, ekashu_cookie_test - store anonymous identifying information that enables payment process to function.

c-user, CSM, datr, lu, s, xs - enable interactive functions with facebook.

_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz, NID, PREF - are used to identify unique visitors.

exchange_uid, segments_p1, uid - make the online advertisements you see more relevant to you.

psyma_participation - anonymously indicate your participation in the psyma online survey.

LivePersonID, ASPSESSIONIDQCARDBSD, HumanClickACTIVE, HumanClickKEY, HumanClickSiteContainerID_82580972 - enable our live person chat to function.

_stid, _uset - enable the ShareThis applications within the site, to make the sharing of content easy.

ug - assigns a direct pointer to the anonymous User Profile which holds a list of campaigns and pixels.

ANON_ID - anonymously stores behavioural data such as visits/actions.

_twitter_sess, auth_token, auth_token_sess, K, lang, original_referrer, pid, secure_session, twid, twll. - enable interactive functions with Twitter.

ASPSESSIONIDCCRBRCAS, Brand, referrerid - allow the site to remember what you have done from page to page.

PREF, use_hitbox, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE - enable interactive functions with YouTube.

PRIVACY

Please see our Privacy Policy to learn how we make use of the personal information that we may collect on this website.

TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION OF COOKIES SET BY BAZAARVOICE

Name

Type

Duration

Use

1st/3rd party

bvgacef <product name> e.g. bvgacefRatingsAndReviews

Google Analytics support

      Session cookie

Only set if Google analytics is enabled, we use this to fire an event the first time Bazaarvoice is loaded by a user, the cookie allows us to fire this event only once per user per session Can be avoided if google analytics is turned off for the client

       1st

 

PRR-split-(TEST_NAME) 
QA-split-(TEST_NAME)

Split Test Assignment

Expire at the configured test completion date

These cookies are added in order to test the effect of different displays on random sets of users. They provide a consistent display experience while a user remains on the client's site. Will not be used if client doesn't use split testing

       3rd

 

    ai

Anonymous Id

Controlled by CookieAnonymousUUIDMaxAgeDays setting, defaults to 365 days

Identifies anonymous users when they submit subsequent feedback and/or content. 
Can be avoided if client doesn't allow anonymous submission.

       3rd

 

    rm

Remember Me

Controlled by 
CookieHostedAuthenticationUUIDMaxAgeDays setting, defaults to 365 days

 Identifies hosted authentication users who have chosen to remember their credentials. This cookie is removed upon sign out or upon completion of browser session if the user has not chosen Remember Me. Can be avoided if client doesn't use remember me option for hosted authentication or doesn't use hosted authentication (means user would have to "log in" every time)

       3rd

 

    prr-sip
    qa-sip 
    sy-sip 
    cp-sip

Submit In Progress

Session cookie

Identifies a submission that is currently in progress, used to reload submitted content in case of a Refresh by the user.

       3rd

 

    pfv_(ID)     rfv_(ID),rhf_(ID),rif_(ID)     qfv_(ID),qhf_(ID),qif_(ID)     afv_(ID),ahf_(ID),aif_(ID),abaf_(ID)     sfv_(ID),shf_(ID),sif_(ID),srf_(ID)     cfv_(ID),chf_(ID),cif_(ID)

Feedback Submitted

Session cookie

Identifies items for which a user has submitted feedback, used to customize the display for improved UX Can be avoided if client doesn't allow any feedback (no helpfulness or inappropriate voting/flagging of any kind)

       3rd

 

    r-commented-(ID) 
    s-commented-(ID)

Comment Submitted

Session cookie

Identifies reviews and stories on which a user has commented, used to customize the display for improved UX.

Can be avoided if client doesn't allow comments on reviews/stories

       3rd

 

    social-answering

    Social Answering State

Until the user signs up for Social Answering, or minTimeBeforeRepeatSignupPage elapses, defaults to 14 days

Identifies the last time a user was offered to become a social answerer, used to avoid repeatedly asking a user when they have recently declined.

       3rd

 

    goto 
    scroll-to-story-id     bvReturnPosition     bvOpenedQ(CODE)     bvProfileActiveTab_(ID)     bvScrollPositionX,     bvScrollPostitionY     bvScrollToElementID     bvScrollToElementOffset)

    Display state

Briefly-lived Session Cookies

These cookies are used to retain the state of the display across page transitions and/or reloads. Upon certain user actions, one or more of these cookies will be set and upon return to the product page or reload of the original page, these cookies will be read (and cancelled) to achieve the desired UX.

       1st

 

    displayTypePreferred(CODE)

Mobile Preferences

Session Cookie

This cookie records whether the user has indicated a preference for the Mobile or Full version of our search engine landing pages. Can be avoided if there is no Mobile display available

       1st

 

    JSESSIONID

Tapestry Submission

Session Cookie

This cookie tracks a user's session in the context of Tapestry submission, etc. Public users of FreeMarker-only clients should never receive this cookie.

N/A (depreciated)

 

    ARPT

Load Balancer Stickiness

Session Cookie

This cookie is used to route the user back to the same back-end server for each request. Server stickiness is required by Tapestry submission and by internal pages that are protected by LDAP login (eg. sampleproduct.htm).

       3rd

 

    env, bv-env

URL Environment Override

Session Cookie

A mapping of external to internal environment, which is set when clients to select a different Bazaarvoice environment to respond to URLs on their current machine. This cookie would only be used by switching environment (in other words during development or testing, not by end users)

       3rd

 

    app_PRR, app_QA, app_SY

Sample Submit Secondary Application

Session Cookie

Additional application status on sample display container. Sets default state (included or not) for secondary applications.

       3rd

 

    ARPTH

Load Balancer Stickiness

Session Cookie

This cookie is used to route user back to the same back-end server for each request. This particular cookie is given by load balancer of our cloud provider.

       3rd

 

    BIGipServerprod-(cluster)-(app)-http

  Load Balancer Stickiness

Session Cookie

This cookie is used to route user back to the same back-end server for each request. This particular cookie is given by load balancer in our primary data center.

       3rd

 

    wld

White Listed Domains

Session Cookie

Stores list of white-listed domains for particular user.

       3rd

 

    coppa + (user External ID)

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

Session Cookie

Stores list of white-listed domains for particular user.

       3rd

 

    mem

Memory

365 days

Memory widget cookie that's used to track ordered list of products that user has visited.

       3rd

 

    aa

Authenticated As

Session Cookie

Tracks the user's authentication across servers (specifically across datacenters).

       3rd

 

    samplesubmit-userid

Sample Submit Container Userid

Session Cookie

Stores User external ID for the sample submit container. Internal Use.

       3rd

 

    samplesubmit-userdisplayname

Sample Submit Container Userdisplayname

Session Cookie

Stores User display name for the sample submit container. Internal Use.

       3rd

 

    samplecontainer-docdomain

Sample Container Docdomain

Session Cookie

Stores whether document.domain integration is enabled for the sample container. Internal Use.

       3rd

 

    samplecontainerforceuniversallayout

 Sample Container Force Universal Layout

Session Cookie

Stores whether universal layout is enabled. Internal Use.

       3rd

 

    samplecontainerrpcinjectionsubmission

 Sample Container Rpc Injected Submission

Session Cookie

Stores whether rpc injection is enabled for submission Internal Use.

       3rd

 

    BVID

Analytics User ID

   UUID, cookie expires after 18 months

Allows internal BV web analytics to be correlated to the same user for interactions across the BV network. Set on network.bazaarvoice.com when Magpie analytics are enabled with 3rd party tracking Set by the response to network.bazaarvoice.com/sid.gif.

       3rd

 

    BVSID

Analytics Session ID

    Session UUID, cookie 
     expires after 30 minutes of inactivity

Allows internal BV web analytics to be correlated to the same user browsing session for interactions across the BV network. Set on network.bazaarvoice.com when Magpie analytics are enabled with 3rd party tracking. Set by the response to network.bazaarvoice.com/sid.gif.

       3rd

 

    BVBRANDID

Analytics User ID

    UUID, cookie 
     expires after 20 years

Allows internal BV web analytics to be correlated to the same user for interactions within a particular client domain. Set on a client-configurable domain when Magpie analytics are enabled with 1st party tracking.

       3rd

 

    BVBRANDSID

Analytics Session ID

    Session UUID, cookie 
      expires after 30 minutes of inactivity

Allows internal BV web analytics to be correlated to the same user browsing session for interactions within a particular client domain. Set on a client-configurable domain when Magpie analytics are enabled with 1st party tracking.

       1st

 

    Production: bvf_(client checksum)
    Staging: bvf_(client checksum)s

C2013 Session Cookie

   Session

Stores a session ID of the user - created after a submission. Set by Firebird.

       1st

    BVImpl{client site name}

C2013 A/B testing cookie

   Session

Stores the configuration that the user has been bucketed into for A/B testing. Set by Firebird.

       1st

 

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