How We Use Cookies

About this policy

We ask that you read this cookie policy carefully as it contains important information on who we are and our use of cookies or similar technologies on our website. This policy should be read together with our Privacy Policy, which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event you have a complaint.

Any changes we may make to this Cookie Policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our Cookie Policy. This Cookie Policy was last updated on 26/01/2022.

About us is a website operated by CarTakeBack Ireland Limited (“we”, “us” or “our”). We are registered in Ireland under company number 650476 and have our registered office at CarTakeBack Ireland Limited, Ground Floor, 71 Lower Baggot Street, Co. Dublin, Dublin, D02 P593, Ireland.

If you have any questions regarding this Cookie Policy please contact

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This cookie policy relates to your use of our website,

Our website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. Please note that these other third party websites may also use cookies or similar technologies in accordance with their own separate cookie policies. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies or practices. For information relating to these other third party websites, please consult their privacy and cookie policies as appropriate.

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

Other applicable terms

Our Website Terms tell you the terms on which you may make use of our website, whether as a guest or a registered user. You can use this website to submit details about your car and its location to us, which we will use to provide a quote (“Quote”).

Our Privacy Policy sets out how we collect and use your personal information, including its transfer to third parties.

If you choose to accept a Quote, you will enter into a separate set of terms (“Service Agreement”) with the Service Provider, whose details we will provide to you. We act as the agent of a network of such businesses (“Service Providers”) which handle the purchase, resale and recycling of cars (“Service”).

How we use cookies

Our website uses cookies, which are small text files that are placed on your device, to give you the best experience we can and to make the website work efficiently. This policy has been written to let you know what these cookies are and how to control them should you want to. Otherwise we will assume you’re OK to continue. You can read more about your rights regarding the use of cookies on the Data Protection Commission (DPC) website at

We use the following cookies:

First party cookies

These are cookies issued by us that are required for our website to work. They allow us to keep your visit to the website secure and separate from any other visitor.

Instead of storing any personal information, they store a unique reference number that allows us, and only us, to identify you. The longest we store a cookie is 365 days, but any cookies relating to a Quote will expire when your Quote expires.

Cookie/provider:What this cookie does:

cookie_notice_accepted Lets us know if you’ve accepted our cookie policy to hide the notice
PHPSESSID Helps us store data from our quote system to give you your quote.
collectID Helps us to remind you about your quote if you have asked us to.
vrm Helps us remember your vehicle registration so we can get you your quote.
postcode Helps us get you your quote based on your postcode
atf_id Helps us remember which cartakeback branch you select
drive_quote_ref Helps us identify parts of your quote selection
quoteAccepted Helps us know when you’ve selected to accept a quote
cod_ref/cod_key Helps us know when a logged in user has selected an account option
hidePrice Helps us give you your quote
refreshed_price Helps us manage your quote options

Third party cookies

We make use of third party systems to improve your experience on our website.

These cookies do not capture any information that would allow us to identify you personally.

Cookie/provider:What this cookie does:

Google Analytics Helps us gather anonymous statistics about how our site is used.
Google Adwords Helps Google Adwords to know that you already have a Quote.
Google Maps Helps us to show you maps and directions to Service Providers on your Quote.

How to control what cookies are used

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the use of some or all cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access some of our site or get a quote.

Data protection is of utmost importance to us at, so our cookies simply aim to make things easier for you, whilst allowing us to ensure that we can personalise your experience on our site. For more information on how to block or restrict cookies from or any other website go to

As an alternative to using this website you can also call us on 0818 000 208 to get a Quote.

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