What are cookies?
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Cookies help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service, for instance by storing information about your preferences and allowing us to recognise you when you return to our site.
For more information on cookies (including how to disable them) is available at www.allaboutcookies.org.
What cookies does our site use?
We use the following types of cookies:
Functional and required cookies:
|Cookie Name||Cookie Purpose||Expiry Period|
|Crumb||Prevents cross-site request forgery (CSRF). CSRF is an attack vector that tricks a browser into taking unwanted action in an application when someone’s logged in.||Session|
|RecentRedirect||Prevents redirect loops if a site has custom URL redirects.||30 minutes|
|squarespace-popup-overlay||Prevents the Promotional Pop-Up from displaying if a visitor dismisses it.||Persistent|
|squarespace-announcement-bar||Prevents the Announcement Bar from displaying if a visitor dismisses it.||Persistent|
|ss_sd||Ensures that visitors on the Squarespace 5 platform remain authenticated during their sessions.||Session|
|Test||Investigates if the browser supports cookies and prevents errors.||Session|
Analytics and Performance Cookies:
|Cookie Name||Duration||Cookie Purpose|
|ss_cid||2 years||Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site|
|ss_cvr||2 years||Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site|
|ss_cvisit||30 minutes||Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site|
|ss_cvt||30 minutes||Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site|
|ss_cpvisit||2 years||Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site|
|ss_cookieAllowed||30 days||Remembers if a visitor agreed to placing Analytics cookies on their browser if a site is restricting the placement of cookies|
Google Analytics Cookie Usage:
|Cookie Name||Expiration time||Description|
|_ga||2 years||Used to distinguish users.|
|_gid||24 hours||Used to distinguish users.|
|_dc_gtm_W5SBQMP||1 minute||Used to throttle request rate.|
|AMP_TOKEN||30 seconds to 1 year||Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.|
|_gac_UA-21826025-1||90 days||Contains campaign related information for the user.|
|__utmt||10 minutes||Used to throttle request rate.|
|__utmv||2 years from set/update||Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.|
Your choices: Managing cookies and opting-out
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