Cookie Policy

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server. Only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie.

Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier, the site name and some numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences.

Cookies may be set by the website you are visiting (these are known as ‘first party cookies’) or they may be set by other websites who run content on the page you are viewing (‘third party cookies’).

To find out more about cookies, the website HowStuffWorks provides a comprehensive guide: How Internet Cookies Work

Enable/Disable Cookies

By using our website, you consent to the use and storage of cookies on your end device. You can view our website without cookies, but the services available to you will be reduced as a result.

You can prevent cookies from being saved on your end device by setting your browser to not accept cookies. Please note that most browsers accept cookies as a default setting.

In addition, you can delete cookies stored on your end device at any time. Instructions for how to do this can be found in the manual for your browser or end device.

First Party Cookies

Cookie Name Expiry  Category  Description 
AWSELB 1 day Strictly Necessary This cookie name is associated with the Amazon Web Services Elastic Load Balancing functionality for routing client request on the server.
JSESSIONID Session Strictly Necessary This is a generic cookie used to manage your website session and navigation steps.
Desktop 1 hour Functionality This cookie stores the user's decision to view the desktop version of the page on a mobile device.
chosenTire 1 week Functionality This cookie is used to track website behaviour
Code 2 weeks Functionality This cookie is used to remember the product selected by the user when trying to find a dealer for a product. It is set when the user clicks the "Find A Dealer" button on a product page.
Dealer 2 weeks Functionality This cookie stores a user's selection from the Dealer Locator.
Height 2 weeks Functionality This cookie stores the height selected by the user in the Tyre Finder, and remembers it when the user revisits the application.
loadIndex 2 weeks Functionality This cookie stores the load index selected by the user in the Tyre Finder, and remembers it when the user revisits the application.
Rim 2 weeks Functionality This cookie stores the rim size selected by the user in the Tyre Finder, and remembers it when the user revisits the application.
speedIndex 2 weeks Functionality This cookie stores the speed index selected by the user in the Tyre Finder, and remembers it when the user revisits the application.
Vehicle 2 weeks Functionality This cookie stores the vehicle type of the tyre size selected by the user in the Tyre Finder's "Find By Car" feature. It is required to pick the right vehicle category in the search results.
viewedTire 2 weeks Functionality This cookie stores the ID of the tyre last viewed by the user to be shown as shortcut back to this tyre when viewing the Dealer Locator.
Width 2 weeks Functionality This cookie stores the width selected by the user in the Tyre Finder, and remembers it when the user revisits the application.
detLngCntr 1 year Functionality This cookie stores the detected country and language using an IP detection service. It is set when the country/language chosen by the user is different from the country/language of the website.
userLngCntr 1 year Functionality This cookie stores the country and language selected by the user on the country selection page. The cookie is set when the user clicks the "change country" link and selects a country from the list, or by IP-address detection functionality.
acceptCookies Session Functionality This cookie is used to capture the consent on the cookie legislation
beproduct_page_fired Session Functionality This cookie is used to track website behaviour
Category Session Functionality This cookie stores the news category selected by the user, remembering this setting when the user returns to the News page.
deeplink Session Functionality This cookie is used to track website behaviour
dlInitialSearch Session Functionality This cookie stores the search term entered by the user on the Dealer Locator page.
euCookieCompliance Session Functionality This cookie indicates that the user has accepted the cookie policy. It ensures that, once it has been closed, the cookie banner will not be shown thereafter.
fitment Session Functionality This cookie is used to track website behaviour
preferredLocation Session Functionality This cookie is used to track website behaviour
product_page_fired Session Functionality This cookie is used to track website behaviour
Year Session Functionality This cookie stores the year of the news selected by the user, remembering this setting when the user returns to the News page.

Third Party Cookies

Cookie Name Expiry  Category  Description 
tuuid 1 year Targeting and Advertising This cookie makes advertising messages more relevant to the website visitor.
tuuid_lu 1 year Targeting and Advertising This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
um 3 months Targeting and Advertising This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
umeh 3 months Targeting and Advertising This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
uid 2 months Targeting and Advertising These cookies are set by our advertisers on our website. They may be used by those companies to compile a profile of your interests and to show you relevant advertisements on other websites. They work by identifying your unique browser and device
anj 3 months Targeting and Advertising This cookie contains data denoting whether a cookie ID is synced with an AppNexus partner.
uuid2 3 months Targeting and Advertising This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
TDCPM 1 year Targeting and Advertising This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
TDID 1 year Targeting and Advertising This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
APID 1 year Targeting and Advertising This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
ad-id 6 months Targeting and Advertising This cookie is generally provided by amazon-adsystem.com for advertising purposes.
ad-privacy 6 months Targeting and Advertising This cookie is generally provided by amazon-adsystem.com for advertising purposes.
IDSYNC 1 year Targeting and Advertising This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
tuuid 1 year Targeting and Advertising This cookie makes advertising messages more relevant to the website visitor.
tuuid_lu 1 year Targeting and Advertising This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
c Session Targeting and Advertising Regulates synchronisation of user identification and exchange of user data between various ad services.
bkdc 6 months Targeting and Advertising This cookie is usually set by websites to register anonymised user data (IP address, geolocation, etc.) as well as aggregate anonymous activities to enable marketers to provide more targeted online advertising.
bkpa 6 months Targeting and Advertising This cookie is usually set by websites to register anonymised user data (IP address, geolocation, etc.) as well as aggregate anonymous activities to enable marketers to provide more targeted online advertising.
bku 6 months Targeting and Advertising This cookie is usually set by websites to register anonymised user data (IP address, geolocation, etc.) as well as aggregate anonymous activities to enable marketers to provide more targeted online advertising.
CMST 1 day Targeting and Advertising These cookies are linked to advertising and tracking the products users were looking at.
CMID 1 year Targeting and Advertising These cookies are linked to advertising and tracking the products users were looking at.
CMRUM3 1 year Targeting and Advertising These cookies are linked to advertising and tracking the products users were looking at.
CMPRO 3 months Targeting and Advertising These cookies are linked to advertising and tracking the products users were looking at.
CMPS 3 months Targeting and Advertising These cookies are linked to advertising and tracking the products users were looking at.
_cc_aud 6 months Targeting and Advertising This cookie is generally provided by crwdcntrl.net and is used for advertising purposes.
_cc_dc 6 months Targeting and Advertising This cookie is generally provided by crwdcntrl.net and is used for advertising purposes.
_cc_id 6 months Targeting and Advertising This cookie is generally provided by crwdcntrl.net and is used for advertising purposes.
_cc_cc Session Targeting and Advertising This cookie is generally provided by crwdcntrl.net and is used for advertising purposes.
demdex 6 months Targeting and Advertising This cookie helps Adobe Audience Manger perform basic functions such as visitor identification, ID synchronization, segmentation, modeling, reporting, etc.
DigiTrust.v1.identity 5 years Targeting and Advertising This cookie relates to DigiTrust provides advertising services.
test_cookie 1 day Targeting and Advertising This cookie relates to Doubleclick (Google). The main business activity is: Doubleclick is Googles real time bidding advertising exchange
IDE 1 year Targeting and Advertising This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
dpm 6 months Targeting and Advertising This Cookie relates to Adobe Audience Manager - data management platform uses this cookie to record information around synchronisation of IDs.
EE 4 months Targeting and Advertising This cookie relates to the domain that is owned by Exelate. The main business activity is: Advertising Data Aggregation
ud 4 months Targeting and Advertising These cookies are set by our advertisers on our website. They may be used by those companies to compile a profile of your interests and to show you relevant advertisements on other websites. They work by identifying your unique browser and device
udo 4 months Targeting and Advertising These cookies are set by our advertisers on our website. They may be used by those companies to compile a profile of your interests and to show you relevant advertisements on other websites. They work by identifying your unique browser and device
fr 3 months Targeting and Advertising This cookie is related to Encrypted Facebook ID and Browser ID
flashtalkingad1 2 years Targeting and Advertising This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
ck 1 year Targeting and Advertising This cookie relates to the domain that is owned by Affectv. The main business activity is: Advertising/Behavioural Targeting Technology
oo 1 year Targeting and Advertising This cookie collects data on user visits to the website, such as what pages have been accessed. The registered data is used to categorise the user's interest and demographic profiles in terms of resales for targeted marketing.
x_qtag_536854 1 year Functionality This cookie is used by Qubit to collect non-personally identifiable information, for example on visitor behaviour or how they react to marketing communications.
__pr.128y 2 years Functionality This cookie is used to control the website functionality
_qPageNum_groupm_mediacom_Goodyear Session Functionality These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device.
_dc_gtm_UA-949974-1 1 day Performance This cookie is used by Google Analytics to evaluate the purpose of a user's visit, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and improvement of the customer experience.
_gat 1 day Performance This cookie is used by Google Analytics to evaluate the purpose of a user's visit, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and improvement of the customer experience.
_gat_UA-949974-1 1 day Performance This cookie is used by Google Analytics to evaluate the purpose of a user's visit, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and improvement of the customer experience.
_gid 1 day Performance This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring 2017 no information is available from Google. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.
_ga 2 years Performance This cookie is used by Google Analytics to evaluate the purpose of a user's visit, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and improvement of the customer experience.
_qst 1 year Targeting and Advertising This cookie is used by Qubit to collect non-personally identifiable information, for example on visitor behaviour or how they react to marketing communications.
_qst_s 1 year Targeting and Advertising This cookie is used by Qubit to collect non-personally identifiable information, for example on visitor behaviour or how they react to marketing communications.
_qubitTracker 1 year Targeting and Advertising This cookie is used by Qubit to collect non-personally identifiable information, for example on visitor behaviour or how they react to marketing communications.
_gcl_au 3 months Targeting and Advertising This cookie is used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services
_fbp Session Targeting and Advertising This cookie will help deliver our advertising to people who have already visited our website when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook Advertising. 
_qsst Session Targeting and Advertising This cookie is used by Qubit to collect non-personally identifiable information, for example on visitor behaviour or how they react to marketing communications.
_qsst_s Session Targeting and Advertising This cookie is used by Qubit to collect non-personally identifiable information, for example on visitor behaviour or how they react to marketing communications.
_qubitTracker_s Session Targeting and Advertising This cookie is used by Qubit to collect non-personally identifiable information, for example on visitor behaviour or how they react to marketing communications.
ipGeolocationData Session Targeting and Advertising This cookie is used to personalize user experience
lidid 2 years Targeting and Advertising This cookie collects data about visitor behavior and interaction - This is used to make advertisements on the website more relevant. With the cookie, the website can also detect references from other websites.
mt_misc 1 month Functionality MediaMath uses this cookie to hold attributes about the browser for fraud prevention and other technical optimizations.
uuid 1 year Targeting and Advertising This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
uuidc 1 year Targeting and Advertising This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
mt_mop 2 months Targeting and Advertising MediaMath uses this cookie to synchronize the visitor ID with a limited number of trusted exchanges and data partners
i 1 year Targeting and Advertising This cookie is used by OpenX. The main business activity is: Advertising
ts 3 years Functionality This cookie is provided by Paypal. The cookie is used in context with transactions on the website. The cookie is necessary for secure transactions.
ts_c 3 years Functionality This cookie is provided by Paypal. The cookie is used in context with transactions on the website. The cookie is necessary for secure transactions.
rpx 1 month Targeting and Advertising These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device.
KRTBCOOKIE_27 1 month Targeting and Advertising These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.
PugT 1 month Targeting and Advertising This cookie is generally provided by pubmatic.com and is used for advertising purposes.
PUBMDCID 3 months Targeting and Advertising This cookie is generally provided by pubmatic.com and is used for advertising purposes.
put_1512 1 month Targeting and Advertising These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device.
rpb 1 month Targeting and Advertising These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device.
khaos 1 year Targeting and Advertising This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
SEUNCY 1 year Targeting and Advertising This cookie is used by semasio.net – Registers a unique ID that identifies the user's device for return visits.
ActivityInfo2 3 months Functionality This cookie is used to track conversions associated with a unique visitor and is used for attribution and ROI measurement.
u2 3 months Targeting and Advertising This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
__stid 2 years Targeting and Advertising Cookies used by Sharethis to identify users and sharing behavior. Identifier cookies are not tied to any personally identifiable information. You can opt out of Sharethis cookies by visiting http://sharethis.com/privacy
TapAd_DID 3 months Targeting and Advertising This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
TapAd_TS 3 months Targeting and Advertising This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
TapAd_TTD_SYNC 3 months Targeting and Advertising This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
akavpau_ppsd 3 years Functionality This cookie is provided by Paypal. The cookie is used in context with transactions on the website. The cookie is necessary for secure transactions.
B 1 year Functionality These cookies are activated on pages with the Flickr widget. They can be associated with both Flickr and Yahoo! (parent company of Flickr). The cookies "BX" and "B" are activated for all Users, the other (others) only when the User logs in to his / her Flickr account. Yahoo! can use the information to offer the User advertisements based on his / her surfing behavior and his / her interests.
APIDTS 1 day Targeting and Advertising This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
APID 1 year Targeting and Advertising This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
io_token_7c6a6574-f011-4c9a-abdd-9894a102ccef 1 year Functionality Cookie used by PowerReviews to enable fingerprint technology, including user tracking across different browsers.
audit 1 year Functionality This cookie relates to Analytics: Used to record cookie consent data.
c Session Targeting and Advertising These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device.
AKDC 3 years Functionality This cookie is provided by Paypal. The cookie is used in context with transactions on the website. The cookie is necessary for secure transactions.
__utma 2 years Performance This cookie is used by Google Analytics to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie updates each time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmb 30 minutes Performance This cookie is used by Google Analytics to distinguish new sessions and visits. The cookie updates each time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmz 6 months Performance This cookie is used by Google Analytics to evaluate the purpose of a user's visit, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and improvement of the customer experience.
__utmc Session Performance This cookie is used by Google Analytics to determine new visitors.
qtag_536854 1 year Targeting and Advertising This cookie is used by Qubit to collect non-personally identifiable information, for example on visitor behaviour or how they react to marketing communications.

Cookie Categories

Cookies can be categorized in several ways:

Strictly Necessary: These cookies are essential to ensure that the user can navigate and use special features of the site, such as accessing secured areas of a page. Without them, essential parts of the website cannot be used.

Performance: These cookies allow the website to save user preferences, such as language settings, giving the user an improved, more personal experience.

Functionality: These cookies collect data about user behavior. All data is collected anonymously, and functionality cookies cannot track the user's activities on other websites.

This information is used to compile reports to improve the website. Functionality cookies may also include those which provide a service requested by the user.

Targeting and Advertising: These cookies are used to display ads that are relevant to the user and their interests. These cookies can also be used to measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign, which the user interacted with during while visiting particular web pages, and allow for communication with potential advertisers.