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Some of the cookies used are essential for the Website to operate. You may block all or some cookies from this Website. However, if you use your browser settings to block cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you enter our Website.

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The table below explains the cookies we use and why:

ClickMechanic cookies

Cookie Name Purpose Persistent or Session
_clickmechanic_session Strictly necessary to use the Website to operate. Stores data about your in progress quote or booking request, such as your car details, postcode, and selected work. Session
remember_user_token Allows you to stay signed in between sessions when you select the appropriate option when signing in. Persistent
clickmechanic_utm Records when you visit the site via one of our partners' tagged links. This data is used to let those partners know when you place a booking request. Persistent

Third party cookies

Cookie Name Purpose Where to find out more
Google Optimize Functionality - set when we are testing different versions of a page with different visitors, to ensure you have a consistent experience.
Stripe Strictly necessary for allowing your payment details to be taken securely. Functionality - on other pages it may track your actions to assist with fraud prevention.
Sift Science Functionality - tracks actions on the Website to assist with fraud prevention.
WisePops Functionality - tracks when you have seen certain pop-ups to prevent you being shown the same thing twice.
Kissmetrics Performance - tracks key metrics of site usage.
Google Analytics Performance - tracks key metrics of site usage.
Hotjar Performance - records on-site behaviour for a portion to allow product improvements and bugs to be identified.
New Relic Performance - tracks key metrics of site usage.
Vero Marketing - tracks information about your site usage so we can include relevant content in our marketing emails.
Facebook Marketing - used for “retargeting”, so that we are able to advertise specifically to people who have previously visited our website.
Google Adwords Marketing - used for “retargeting”, so that we are able to advertise specifically to people who have previously visited our website.

How to disable cookies

You can opt-out of this process in various ways:

  1. By setting your browser software accordingly;
  2. Adjusting your setting individually:
    1. via your Google ad settings on;
    2. installing and enabling Google Browser Opt-Out Add-on
    3. Facebook ad settings
    4. Generally across the web through or

Disabling advertising cookies on your browser still allows you to make bookings through our site. When you disable all cookies, you will be unable to use our service and place a booking.