eBay Motors Group

eBay Motors Group Cookie Notice

Cookies are small files that websites put on your device to make visits quicker, easier and more relevant. Some cookies are necessary for this website to work while others remember things about you and help us to improve our services.

This website places cookies on your computer or handheld device ("your device"). This is standard practice for all websites. Please find below more information about cookies, including how we use them and how to disable them.

Cookies and web beacons


Like most sites, we use technologies that are essentially small data files placed on your computer, tablet, mobile phone, or other devices (referred to collectively as a "device") that allow us to record certain pieces of information whenever you visit or interact with our sites, services, applications, messaging, and tools, and to recognize you across devices.

The specific names and types of the cookies, web beacons, unique identifiers, and similar technologies we use to collect information (e.g. about the pages you view, the links you click, and other actions you take on our Services, within our advertising or e-mail content) may change from time to time. In order to help you better understand this Policy and our use of such technologies we have provided the following limited terminology and definitions:

  • Cookies - Small text files (typically made up of letters and numbers) placed in the memory of your browser or device when you visit a website or view a message. Cookies allow a website to recognize a particular device or browser. There are several types of cookies:
    • Session cookies expire at the end of your browser session and allow us to link your actions during that particular browser session.
    • Persistent cookies are stored on your device in between browser sessions, allowing us to remember your preferences or actions across multiple sites.
    • First-party cookies are set by the site you are visiting.
    • Third-party cookies are set by a third party site separate from the site you are visiting.
  • Cookies can be disabled or removed by tools that are available in most commercial browsers. The preferences for each browser you use will need to be set separately and different browsers offer different functionality and options.
  • Web beacons - Small graphic images (also known as "pixel tags" or "clear GIFs") that may be included on our sites, services, applications, messaging, and tools, that typically work in conjunction with cookies to identify our users and user behavior.

We may use the terms "cookies" interchangeably in our policies to refer to all technologies that we may use to store data in your browser or device or that collect information or help us identify you in the manner described above.

List of Cookies


Below is a list of the cookies that are currently on this website (including those of third parties):



Essential Cookies


Cookies are used for essential activities to make our websites and apps work. These cookies are needed to provide the content, product or service you have asked for. We use essential cookies for purposes including:

  • Keeping you logged in during your visit.
  • Make sure our website is working properly.
  • Remembering if you've been to the site or app before.

Name Purpose/Description Type and Duration
cfid To use client and session variables, ColdFusion must be able to identify the client. It normally does so by setting the following cookie value on the client's system:

CFID: A sequential client identifier

These cookies uniquely identify the client to ColdFusion, which also maintains copies of the variables as part of the Session and Client scopes.
Persistent, 1 day
cftoken To use client and session variables, ColdFusion must be able to identify the client. It normally does so by setting the following cookie value on the client's system:

CFToken: A random-number client security token
These cookies uniquely identify the client to ColdFusion, which also maintains copies of the variables as part of the Session and Client scopes.
Persistent, 1 day
JSESSIONID JSESSIONID is a cookie generated by Servlet containers and used for session management in J2EE web applications for HTTP protocol. If a Web server is using a cookie for session management, it creates and sends JSESSIONID cookie to the client and then the client sends it back to the server in subsequent HTTP requests. JSESSIONID is a platform session cookie and is used by sites with JavaServer Pages (JSP). The cookie is used to maintain an anonymous user session by the server. Session
AEcookieMessage To display cookie banner on site Until next visit
BNI_persistence Used by the traffic balancing service to run the website functionality/content requests including images and JS. Session, each time site accessed
CONSENT Is an interface featuring a cookie consent tool through which end-users can see information about all cookies and trackers in use on your domain, including details about their duration, provider, purpose and technical specifications, and decide whether they will allow these to be activated or not during their visit. Renewed every 6 months
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE A cookie that YouTube sets that measures your bandwidth to determine whether you get the new player interface or the old. 8 months
visitor_id[property_id] Functional search cookie preserves the visitor's session state across page requests. Hawksearch receives and stores only anonymous data directly from the website and on storage uses a non-PII ID to determine which results or recommendations to provide to a user. 1 year
visitor_id[property_id]_hash This cookie contains the account ID and stores a unique hash. This cookie is a safety measure to ensure that a malicious user cannot pretend to be a visitor and access corresponding interest information. 1 year
ipv[property_id] This LPV cookie is set to keep Pardot from tracking multiple page views on a single asset over a 30-minute session. For example, if a visitor reloads a landing page several times over a 30-minute period, this cookie keeps each reload from being tracked as a page view. 30 minutes
YSC Used by YouTube to remember user input and associate a user's actions. 30 minutes
flxNGTM To indicate customer acceptance of Google Tag Manager cookies. Persistent, 30 days
_GRECAPTCHA This cookie is set by Google reCAPTCHA, which protects against spam enquiries on forms. Session, 30 minutes


Analytical Cookies


We use analytical cookies to help improve our products. For example:

  • To see how users navigate through our sites and apps, when error messages appear and what caused them.
  • To see how effective our adverts are.

The information collected using these cookies is grouped with the information from everyone else so we can see overall patterns rather than individual activity. When given the option, we recommend you turn on cookies used for these purposes.


Name Purpose/Description Type and Duration
_ga This cookie is a Google Analytics persistent cookie which is used to distinguish unique users 2 Years
_gid This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form. 1 day
_gat This cookie is used to throttle request rate. These are third party cookies that are placed on your device to allow us to use the Google Analytics service. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use this information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. 30 Minutes
_gat_[property_id] This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites. 1 Minute
_gat_masterTracker We use Google Analytics to help us collect statistics on visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. This helps us to understand how people use the site and to make improvements to our site. 10 Minutes
_gat_gtag_[property_id] The GA tracking ID allows the creation of up to 50 different views in Analytics to show data in relation to the website 1 minute


Advertising and Marketing Cookies


Cookies are used for advertising and marketing purposes. These cookies are used to identify your interests by understanding how you interact with our sites and apps and your web browsing activity. We do this so that we and our trusted partners can:

  • Tailor the advertising you see on our and third-party sites and apps to your interests.
  • Link to social networks who may use the information to target advertising to you on their platforms.
  • Tailor the advertising you see on our and third-party sites and apps for our own products and services.

Name Purpose/Description Type and Duration
_gcl_au Used by Google for experimenting with advertisement efficiency Persistent, 3 months
_fbp Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. 3 months
IDE Set by a third party (DoubleClick), used for serving targeted advertisements that are relevant to you across the web. Persistent, 1.5 years
test_cookie Set by a third party (DoubleClick), to measure the visitors' actions after they click through from an advert. Session, Until next visit
bscookie Set by a third party (LinkedIn), Used for remembering that a logged in user is verified by two factor authentication. 2 years
bcookie Browser Identifier cookie to uniquely identify devices accessing LinkedIn to detect abuse on the platform. 2 years
lang Used to remember a user's language setting to ensure LinkedIn.com displays in the language selected by the user in their settings. Session
AnalyticsSyncHistory Used to store information about the time a sync with the lms_analytics cookie took place for users in the Designated Countries. 30 days
UserMatchHistory LinkedIn Ads ID syncing. 30 days
lidc To facilitate data center selection . 24 hours
li_gc Used to store consent of guests regarding the use of cookies for non-essential purposes. 2 years
personalization_id This cookie is set by Twitter to measure the performance of advertising campaigns through Twitter, across different browsers and devices used by a visitor. 2 years
muc_ads Pending. 2 years


How do I disable cookies?


Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that or to notify you each time a cookie is set.

Visiting www.allaboutcookies.org will provide information on settings within your browser as well as other useful information on cookies.

Below are links to most used browsers with information for blocking cookies, however, be mindful that if you use multiple browsers you will have to undertake this process on each browser and blocking these Essential site cookies will result in a limited experience of the Site:

  • Google Chrome cookie settings
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer cookie settings
  • Mozilla Firefox cookie settings
  • Safari cookie settings
  • IPhone and iPad cookie settings