What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by websites you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows us or a third-party to recognise you and make your next visit easier and more useful to you.

Why are cookies essential to how customers use the Hyundai Capital website?

This website, along with many others, uses cookies. Cookies let users navigate around sites and (where appropriate) let us tailor the content to fit the needs of our site’s visitors. Without cookies enabled we can’t guarantee that the website and your experience of it are as we intend it to be.

Types of cookies

The length of time a cookie stays on your device depends on its type. We use two types of cookies on our websites.

  • Session cookies are temporary cookies which only exist during the time you use the website (or more strictly, until you close the browser after using the website). Session cookies help our websites remember what you chose on the previous page, avoiding the need to re-enter information.
  • Persistent cookies stay on your device after you’ve visited our website. For example, if you tick the ‘Accept’ button on the pop-up warning about cookies, a persistent cookie will be used so that you won’t be shown the warning next time you visit the site.

How does Hyundai Capital use cookies?

Here are some examples of how we use cookies:

  • To track your progress when completing online forms so we can present the pages to you in the correct sequence.
  • Our web analytics services use cookies so we can see how visitors reach our site and the path they take through it. This helps us improve our service to you. We use Google Analytics to help us understand how to improve our site, what our most popular content is, and where we have issues that need fixing. You can read more about Google Analytics use of cookies on their Safeguarding your data
  • We use Google Maps to help you find our premises and those of our partners and suppliers. Google uses cookies to help you to navigate the map and improve their service to you. You can read more about Google’s use of cookies on their privacy policy page.
  • Some of our pages contain videos hosted by YouTube, YouTube uses cookies to remember your preferences and to improve their service. You can read more about YouTubes’s use of cookies on their cookie policy page.

How to control and delete cookies

If you want to restrict or block the cookies we set, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘help’ function for your particular browser should tell you how.

www.aboutcookies.org contains comprehensive information on cookies for a wide variety of browsers and how to delete cookies from your computer. To learn about controlling cookies on the browser of your mobile device please refer to your handset manual.

Details of the cookies we use

The tables below describe the cookies set against the hyundaicapital.co.uk domain, for details of third-party cookies stored against other domains while using our site, please refer to the third party’s own policy listed above.

Our Own Cookies

Cookie Name




This is an anti-forgery token. It is ensures that form submissions come from valid user submissions, and not from automated bots or other malicious behaviour (e.g. a CSRF attack)



ASP.NET must track a session ID for each user so that it can map the user to session state information on the server. By default, ASP.NET uses a non-persistent cookie to store the session state. However, if a user has disabled cookies on the browser, session state information cannot be stored in a cookie.


Google Analytics Cookies

Cookie Name




Used to distinguish users.

2 Years


Used to distinguish users.

24 hours


Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>.

1 minute


Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.

30 seconds to 1 year


Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and AdWords accounts, AdWords website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out. Learn more.

90 days

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