Cookie policy

This page sets out the cookie policy of GKN Automotive Limited (“GKN Automotive”) and explains how GKN Automotive uses cookies on the website (“the Site”)  . By using the Site you accept the provisions in this cookie policy. GKN Automotive may amend this cookie policy at any time and this page will be updated to reflect any such changes.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file downloaded onto a computer when a user is accessing the Site. It is a text file which identifies your computer to GKN Automotive’s server. 

When you enter the Site your computer will automatically be issued with a cookie. Cookies in themselves do not identify the individual user, just the computer used.

How GKN Automotive uses cookies

GKN Automotive uses cookies to collect analytics information to help it keep the Site up to date with information you want to see, find out which pages are the most popular and establish whether timely information on the Site on important topics is being viewed. This helps Automotive ensure the Site is as useful as possible to you.

The cookies GKN Automotive uses are:

Cookie name Description
_ga, _gat, _gid These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.


A cookie to remember that a user has accepted the cookie disclaimer when the website first loads.


A cookie to preserve the visitor's preference and session state across page requests.

GKN Automotive does not utilise any other type of cookies on the Site. Allowing GKN Automotive to create a cookie does not give GKN Automotive access to the rest of your computer and GKN Automotive will not use cookies to track your online activity once you leave the Site. GKN Automotive is not able to obtain any personal information about you from this use of cookies.

How can I block or remove cookies?

You have the ability to change the settings on your internet browser to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is set, or not to receive cookies at any time, although this may mean that some services on the Site cannot then be provided to you. If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies.

Please note that by deleting cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of the Site and you will prevent us from obtaining valuable analytics information that helps GKN Automotive improve the content and functionality of the Site.