Cookie Policy
Last updated: July 26, 2021
Community Guidelines
Like all platforms, we use cookies and other similar technology for the site to function, and to give you a better and more personalized experience of This policy outlines which cookies we use, and explains how you can manage them.
  1. What is a cookie?
  2. What cookies do we use?
  1. How do I manage cookies?
  2. Policy updates & contacting us
  1. What is a cookie?
    Cookies are standard features of websites that allow us to store small amounts of data on your computer about your visit to the platform. They help us learn which areas of the platform are useful and which areas need improvement.
    On, we use cookies for many things, which we explain in detail below and which include:
    • to remember your preferred language and country;
    • to help you log in again when you revisit the platform;
    • to connect your account to your social media account, if you choose to do so;
    • to help our engineers improve the platform, by understanding how people find us and what devices they’re using.
    The section below, titled “How do I manage cookies?”, outlines the choices you can make to control cookies. However, if you disable cookies and similar technologies, your experience on the platform may be diminished and some features may not work as intended.
  2. What cookies do we use?
    Below we list the different types of cookies that may be used by Our Privacy Policy complements this Cookies Policy and outlines how any information that may be collected from cookies is used.
    Essential Cookies
    Essential cookies enable you to navigate our platform and to use our services and features. Without these cookies, our website and platform will not perform as smoothly for you as we would like, and we may not be able to provide certain core functions and features of our platform.
    CookieUse / categorization rationale
    dont_auto_login_via_facebookUsed by to allow users to disconnect their FB account.
    countryUsed by to show users content specific to the country set in their profile.
    cookie_bannerUsed by to store cookie preferences.
    membership_viewUsed by to personalize membership program signup options to be displayed.
    _change_idUsed by to track user state and login.
    app_meta_ppmu_ty_receiptUsed by to track various user preferences, such as banner dismissals, promotions, and unsubscriptions.
    __cf_bmUsed by CloudFlare to prevent certain attacks (DDoS) and other security risks.
    fbsr_*Used by Facebook to facilitate login and sharing on
    _gaUsed by Google Analytics to distinguish users on multiple platforms (e.g.,,,,
    G_AUTHUSER_HUsed by Google to facilitate login and sharing on
    HSIDUsed by Google/YouTube to track Google account ID and the most recent sign-in time for security purposes.
    optimizelyOptOutUsed by Optimizely to include or exclude a user in experiments per their consent.
    enforce_policyUsed by Paypal to provide payment options and security.
    _px3Used by PerimeterX to detect fraud and bot activity.
    __stripe_midUsed by Stripe to prevent fraud.
    cidUsed by Stripe to provide payment options and security.
    VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEUsed by YouTube to measure internet bandwidth to determine if user gets new or old Youtube player interface.
    Preference Cookies
    Preference cookies collect information about your choices and preferences, allow us to remember language or other local settings, and customize your experience accordingly.
    CookieUse / categorization rationale
    app_meta_petition_interrupt_first_view_dateUsed by to track a user’s exposure to particular user flows and how many times they have shown said flows.
    app_meta_privacy_policy_banner_dismissedUsed by to track a user’s preference and times seen regarding banners, inclusive of policy update banners, GDPR compliance banners, and customer satisfaction survey banners.
    app_meta_phone_collection_dismiss_Used by to track a user’s preference regarding banners, inclusive of banners asking for updating certain contact information.
    app_meta_public_signature_Used by to track a user’s signature display preference.
    skip_contribute_redirect_toUsed by to track user preference for product flow.
    fbm_*Used by Facebook to store account details.
    NIDUsed by Google for preferences tracking.
    remixdtUsed by VK to facilitate login and sharing.
    *VK functionality on is only available to users that either use Russian as a site language on, or are located in countries where VK is prominent and popular.
    tmr_detectUsed by VKontakte (VK).
    Analytics Cookies
    Analytics cookies collect information about how you use, like which pages you visited and which links you click on. None of this information can be used to identify you. It is all aggregated and, therefore, anonymized. Their sole purpose is to improve website functions.
    CookieUse / categorization rationale
    Experiments_*Used by for experiments to evaluate our product.
    __utm*Used by Google Analytics to distinguish users and sessions.
    _gat*Used by Google Tag Manager to throttle request rates.
    ga_first_visitUsed by Google Analytics to remember the traffic source and browser of users’ first visit to the site.
    _hjCachedUserAttributesUsed by HotJar for user surveys and other user research functionality.
    optimizelyRedirectDataUsed by Optimizely to run Change product-related experiments.
    __stripe_orig_propsUsed by Stripe to analyze and improve their payment services.
    YSCUsed by YouTube to track play counts.
    Marketing Cookies
    Marketing cookies track your activity to help deliver more relevant content or advertising or to limit how many times you see an ad. These cookies can share that information with other organizations or advertisers.
    CookieUse / categorization rationale
    SAPISIDUsed by DoubleClick for ads on Google/YouTube.
    _gcl_auUsed by Google Tag Manager to store and track conversions.
    __Secure-3PAPISIDUsed by YouTube for ads on Google/YouTube.
    _uetsidUsed for ads on Bing.
    _fbpUsed for ads on
    1P_JARUsed for ads on Google.
  3. How do I manage cookies?
    You can manage your cookie preferences and out-out of preference, analytics, and marketing cookies with the cookie manager.
  4. Policy updates & contacting us
    This is a snapshot of how we use cookies today; we may change this Cookies Policy if we change our use of cookies over time. The “last revised” legend at the top of this page indicates when this page was last changed. If you have questions or feedback on this policy, feel free to let us know by contacting our Help Desk or writing to the following addresses:, PBC.
    548 Market Street
    Private Mailbox #29993
    San Francisco, CA 94104-5401
    USA, PBC., located at the above address, is the company responsible for collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information under this Privacy Policy. If you prefer, you may also contact us at our EU office:, PBC.
    Carrer de Santaló, 10, 1st Floor
    08021 Barcelona
    We welcome questions, concerns, and feedback about this policy. If you have any suggestions for us, feel free to let us know by contacting our Help Desk.
    You can contact our Help Desk for any data deletion or access requests.
    If you have detailed questions about’s data usage, you may like to contact our Data Protection Team at
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