Last updated on: August 30, 2021

This cookie policy will inform you we use when you visit our website or use our electronic services and how you can disable cookies.

This cookie policy should be read in accordance with our Privacy Policy, which describes how we respect your privacy and protect your personal data.

You can refer to the glossary below to understand the meaning of some terms used in this cookie policy.


Persistent cookies
These cookies help us to remember your settings when you revisit our website and continue to stay on your computer after you have visited our site.

Session cookies
These cookies identify that the user is moving from page to page and terminate when the user stops visiting the various pages. They are deleted when the browser is closed.

Third-party cookies
All third-party cookies belong to someone other than Copart such as advertising partners and can also be set into external content from third-party websites within our website.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer's hard drive when you visit a website. They are used for different purposes, such as remembering your preferences, letting you navigate between pages efficiently and enhancing your experience when visiting a website.

The cookie itself does not contain personal information although it will enable us to associate your use of our website with information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can’t read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other websites.

How do we use cookies?

Tracking user traffic patterns
We may use cookies to track user traffic patterns on our website. For example, how many people are visiting our website and which areas of the site they are viewing. This gives us an insight into how our customers are using our website and helps us to improve usability. We do not use cookies to track your use of third-party websites.

Cookie Name Type Description
_hjid Session cookie Cookies used by HotJar Tracking traffic patterns at a generic level. No personal details are tracked.
_ga*,_gid,_ut* Session cookie Cookies used by Google Tracking traffic patterns at a generic level. No personal details are tracked.
UserSetting Session cookie Cookies used by NPAuctions Let’s us know which site design (Modern or Classic) to use
ASP.NET_SessionId Session cookie Cookies used by NPAuctions Used to identify user sessions

Encrypted cookies
After a user logs into our website, we also use encrypted cookies on each web page to authenticate the user.

Cookie Name Type Description
NPAuctions Persistent cookie Used to maintain user login sessions and keep track of browsing and position on recordset for ease of use while browsing.
lanes Persistent cookie Saves the IDs of the lanes the user is viewing
auctionid Persistent cookie Saves the IDs of current auctions
layout Persistent cookie Used to persist the users auction layout when they return to the site
token Persistent cookie Saves users unique ID. No personal information recorded.

What happens if I don’t accept cookies?

Accepting the log in cookies will enable you to access the members’ area of our website, but some other features and services (for example creating customized searches for vehicles) may not function properly or conveniently if your other cookies are disabled.

You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser [see below]. Alternatively, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies.

Should I keep cookies switched on?

We would like you to keep cookies 'turned on' when you visit our websites so that you receive the best possible experience. If you turn off our cookies, parts of our website may not work properly.

However, if you would like to turn off cookies, you can do so by editing the settings in your browser.

Turn off cookies in Internet Explorer >> Click here
Turn off cookies in Chrome >> Click here
Turn off cookies in Safari >> Click here
Turn off cookies in FireFox >> Click here
Turn off cookies in Safari IOS >> Click here
Turn off cookies in Google Android >> Click here

Online Tracking

Do Not Track (DNT) is a privacy preference that users can set in some web browsers, allowing users to opt out of tracking by websites and online services. We generally do not recognize your choice to opt out of tracking via a DNT request. However, depending on your location we may request that you expressly opt-in to cookies that are not essential to our web-site functionality, including tracking and marketing analytics cookies.

We utilize Google Analytics and HotJar for our web analytics. You can opt out of your usage data being included in our Google Analytics reports by visiting You can opt out of your usage dage being included in our HotJar reports by visiting