Our Porter & Porter (International Jaguar XK Club & Jaguar E-type Club) online shop uses cookies

We use these cookies in order to function properly and also for analytical purposes.

Protecting our site visitors and Club members is at the heart of everything that Porter & Porter do and protecting your information is no exception. We use cookies on our website to help make your visits enjoyable and informative so we'd like to explain more about how and why we use them. By using our website without adjusting your browser settings to block cookies you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

What are 'cookies'?

Cookies are small text files which contain a small amount of information that is downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. When you visit the website on another visit, or visit a different website which recognises that cookie, your device is able to communicate with the website and the website can read the information held in that cookie.

We use Cookies on this website to help you efficiently browse and use the site. We also use Cookies to analyse how our customers interact with our website so we can improve the customer experience.

How we use cookies

We use different categories of cookie on our websites.

Some of these are “session cookies”, which stay only for the duration of your visit to our site and are deleted at the end of your browsing session. Others are "persistent cookies", which remain on your device for a period of time after you have left the website. Cookies may also be placed by our approved website apps, which are known as "third party cookies".

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Strictly necessary cookies are required for the operation of our website.

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the site.

Without Strictly Necessary Cookies our websites and back-end services would not work. If you remove or disable these Cookies, we cannot guarantee that you will be able to use our website.

Our use of Strictly Necessary Cookies includes:

We do not use Strictly Necessary Cookies to:

Performance Cookies

Performance Cookies collect information about how visitors use our Websites. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Websites.

Performance Cookies help us to improve the way our website work (by making sure that users are finding what they are looking for and with ease) and also to recognise when error messages are being received. Performance Cookies don't collect any information that could identify you.

The information collected by these Cookies is either anonymous or pseudonymised.

Our use of Performance Cookies uses includes:

We do not use Performance Cookies to collect personal information.

​Some Performance Cookies are managed for us by third parties, for the purposes listed above.

You can stop Performance Cookies by setting your web browser to reject/block some or all Cookies. You may be able to block specific Performance Cookies provided by third parties by using the tools or preferences on that third party’s website.

Functionality cookies

Functionality Cookies are used to provide services (such as videos) or to remember choices you make so we can personalise our content for you (for example, by remembering your user name, choice of language or region).

Our use of Functionality Cookies includes:

We do not use Functionality Cookies to target you with adverts on other websites.

You can block these cookies using your browser settings, but this may mean that we cannot offer you certain services and may prevent us from remembering that you have chosen not to receive a certain service​.

Accept or block Cookies

You can block any cookies from any website by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of some or all cookies. However, if you block all cookies (including Strictly Necessary cookies) you may not be able to access all or part of our Websites. You can also use your browser settings to delete cookies. For more information about how to disable cookies in your browser please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

If you share the use of a computer, accepting or rejecting the use of cookies may affect all users of that computer.

Where a cookie is provided by a third party, you may be able to use that third party’s own tools to block that cookie.​

Other Technologies

Pixel Tracking and Audience Pixels

Pages of our website may contain pixel tags (also referred to as web beacons, web bugs, tracking pixels) that allow us and our service providers to:

Further information

More information about cookies and managing your browser settings can be found at:


The International Chamber of Commerce's Guide to Cookies is available at https://www.cookielaw.org/media/1096/icc_uk_cookiesguide_revnov.pdf

If you share the use of a computer, accepting or rejecting the use of cookies will affect all users of that computer.

Key Third Party Providers

EKM Powershop

We use EKMpowershop  for our  online ecommerce platform.  

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to measure your use of the website. This may include information such as the link you followed to reach one of our web pages, your IP address, how you interact with our site.

For more information, including details of how to block these cookies specifically, please see https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/181881?hl=en

How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish by checking your browser settings on each device - for details, see aboutcookies.org.

How to control cookies in mainstream browsers

The links below provide instructions on how to control Cookies in all mainstream browsers:

Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our's and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

Our online shop will deliver the following cookies to the browsers of your customers:
Name Purpose Content Expires
ekm_USERNAME Temporary cookie generated to test if cookies are enabled on the visitor's browser. TestCookies=ACTIVE&RS=FALSE&

72 hrs

(3 days)

ekm_pp_USERNAME Stores a unique reference to visitors cart contents. Stores authentication details for customer logged in section. Unique ID On Exit
ekm_tmp_ORDERNUMBER Stores a reference to the visitor's order number after an order has been generated. Unique ID On Exit
_ga This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. Expires after 2 years
Google Analytics cookie - according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. 
Expires after ten minutes upon exiting the site
_gid This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring 2017 no information is available from Google.  It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.