Cookies Policy

This Cookies Policy (“Policy”) describes the different types of cookies that may be used in connection with Hyundai Motor Company’s (“Hyundai,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) global website at including through any of our website’s contact forms, and any features, promotions, offers, or services provided by this website (collectively the “Site”). This Policy also describes how you can manage cookies.

This Policy only applies to the Site and not to any other website owned or operated by Hyundai.

It is important that you check back often for updates to the Policy as we may change it from time to time to reflect changes to our use of cookies.  Please check the date at the top of this page to see when this Policy was last revised.  Any changes to this Policy will become effective when we make the revised Policy available on our Site.



A cookie is any kind of file or device that is downloaded to a user’s system for the purpose of storing data that may be updated or retrieved by the company responsible for its installation.  The main purpose of cookies is to make it quicker for you to access the Site and to tailor the Site’s features to you, allowing information of interest or potentially of interest to be provided to you depending on your use and interests.  

We use cookies on this Site in order to understand how you use our Site and to improve your experience.  Cookies are text files which are stored on your computer. After you have finished your session and closed your browser many of the text files are deleted (“session cookies”).  So-called “persistent cookies” are also stored and these allow us to recognize you during your next visit on our Site.  You can prevent cookies being saved on your computer by changing your browser settings.  This may result in some functions used by our Site being restricted.



Depending on the company managing them :

  • Our own cookies: cookies that are sent to your system from a system or domain managed by us.
  • Third party cookies: cookies that are sent to your system from a system or domain that is not managed by us but by another company processing the data obtained through the cookies on our behalf (e.g. our service providers).

Depending on the period of time that they remain active :

  • Session cookies: cookies designed for gathering and storing data while you are using the Site. They are usually used to store information that is only intended for providing the service or feature requested by the user on one single occasion.
  • Persistent cookies: in this type of cookie, the data continues to be stored on your system and may be accessed and processed during a specific period of time by the manager of the cookie, which may range between several minutes and several years.

Depending on their purpose :

  • Technical cookies: cookies that allow the user to browse a website, platform or application, and use the different options or services offered, such as, for example, controlling data traffic and communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted areas, recalling the parts of an order, carrying out the process for purchase of an order, making a request to register for or participate in an event, using security elements during browsing, storing contents for the transmission of videos or sound or sharing contents through social networks.
  • Analytical cookies: cookies that enable the manager to monitor and analyze the behavior of the users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected by means of this type of cookie is used to measure the activity of a website and analyze and improve the website’s functionality and design.
  • Advertising cookies: cookies that enable the most efficient management possible of the advertising space that the editor has included in a website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided on the basis of criteria such as the edited content or the frequency with which the advertisements are shown.
  • Behavioral advertising cookies: cookies that enable the most efficient management possible of the advertising space that the editor has included in a website, application, or platform from which the requested service is provided. These cookies store behavioral information about users obtained through the ongoing observance of their browsing habits, which allows a specific profile to be defined in order to show advertising on the basis of such profile.



Our Site uses a combination of our own and third-party technical, analytical, advertising, and behavioral advertising cookies.  The data processed by technical cookies is required for the purposes mentioned above in order to protect our legitimate interests, in order to provide you with our Site, to ensure system stability and efficiency, and to implement proper safeguards of the security of our Site.  The data processed by analytical, advertising and/or behavioral advertising cookies are not strictly necessary for visiting our Site.  If required by applicable law, we will only process data by analytical, advertising and/or behavioral advertising cookies if you gave us your prior consent.

If you are a resident of the European Union please note the following information: For the use of strictly necessary cookies such as technical cookies, your consent is not required. For all other cookies that are not strictly necessary, your consent is required. If you are at least 16 years old, you can consent to the use of all cookies by pressing the “Accept” button on the “About Cookies On This Site” banner. If you have decided as a general principle not to give your consent to the use of cookies that require consent, or to revoke consent that has been given, you are only provided with those functionalities you can use without your consent. You can customize your preferences at any time by clicking “Cookie Settings” on the “About Cookies On This Site” banner. 

Our Site may also use log files, web firewalls, and other mechanisms that automatically collect and record information about your browsing activities, and use of the Site.  We may combine this data with other personal information we collect about you.  This data, and the data we collect from cookies, is used to understand how our Site is used, track bugs and errors, provide and improve our Site, track sessions, prevent fraud, and protect our Site, as well as for sending out newsletters, and for analytics purposes.  We provide additional information about tracking technologies below.  You can learn about how to register your preferences regarding certain uses of the technologies by reading the Managing Cookies and Tracking Preferences section below.

Log files.  We collect log information to deliver Site content, analyze trends, administer our Site, track users’ movement around our Site, and gather demographic information for aggregate use in improving the Site and other services.

Do Not Track.  Our Site does not support Do Not Track at this time.  Do Not Track is a privacy preference that you can set in your web browser to indicate that you do not want certain information about your webpage visits collected across websites when you have not interacted with that service on the page.  You may also specify a cookies preference that has a similar effect as a do-not-track request.

Third-Party Analytics.  We may use third-party analytics companies, for example Google Analytics and Adobe Analytics Cloud⁠ (see our Privacy Policy and opt-out⁠), to evaluate use of our Site.  We use these tools to help us understand use of, and to improve, our Site and other services, performance, ad campaigns, and user experiences.  These entities may use cookies and other tracking technologies, such as web beacons or local storage objects, to perform their services.



Cookie TypeCookie NameUsage & DescriptionExpirationFirst / Third PartyCookie Provider Policy
Necessary CookiePPSESSIONThis cookie is set by the Presspage platform to enable us to anonymously
track visitors and enable us to generate CSRF tokens for Form modules and therefore
absolutely necessary.
sessionFirst Party
Necessary Cookiecookie_controlThis cookie stores the selected choice of the visitor to allow or decline
cookies so absolutely necessary.
1 yearFirst Party
Functional CookiegtThis cookie is for external app functionality and authorization90 minutesThird Party
Functional Cookieguest_idThis cookie is for authentication400 daysThird Party
Functional CookielidcTo facilitate data center selection24 hoursThird Party
Functional Cookieli_gcUsed to store consent of guests regarding the use of cookies for non-essential purposes6 monthsThird Party
Functional CookielangUsed to remember a user's language setting to ensure displays in the language selected by the user in their settingssessionThird Party
Functional CookiebcookieBrowser Identifier cookie to uniquely identify devices accessing LinkedIn to detect abuse on the platform and diagnostic purposes1 yearThird Party
Functional CookiedatrThe “datr” cookie helps to identify the browsers used by malicious actors and to prevent cyber-security attacks, such as a denial of service attack that could prevent you from accessing the Meta Products.400 daysThird Party




If you would like to opt-out of third party collection of information on our Site via cookies and similar tracking technologies, you can manage the preferences within your web browser.  You will need to manage these preferences on all of the browsers and devices you use to access our Site.  If you clear cookies on your browser, you will need to reset your managed preferences.

You can also set your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.  However, some Site features or services may not function properly without cookies.  You may disable and otherwise choose which cookies you want on this Site by setting your browser.



Please contact us at [] if you have any complaints or questions about this Cookies Policy or our information practices.