What are ‘cookies’?
Cookies from Google Analytics
- _ _utmc cookie – Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit. Default expiration time of this cookie is when a user ends their browser session.
More information about these cookies can be found on the Google Analytics website.
Cookies from Squarespace CMS
- Performance and analytics cookies – The CMS uses these cookies to determine if a user viewed a page on the website. The CMS also use it to provide insights regarding our user’s performance, such as page views, conversion rates, device information, visitor IP addresses and referral sites.
- Device identifiers – The CMS use device identifiers to track, analyse and improve the performance of their services and their ads.
- Pixels - A pixel tag, or pixel, is a small piece of code that can be embedded on websites and emails. The CMS use pixels to learn how a user interacts with our site pages and emails, and this information helps the CMS and their ad partners provide their users with a more tailored experience. For example, if you visit a Squarespace page related to music, a pixel will help the CMS to show the user an ad for that page when the user later visits a music news site.
Your browser and your cookie settings
Your web browsers normally track your information by using various technical tools such as cookies, IP addresses, HTTP referrer, tracking scripts, user agents and browser fingerprinting. You always have an option to delete, block or allow your web browsers to track your information. Follow the links below to find useful guides on browser cookie collection and how you can manage your browser’s cookies;