A browser cookie is a small piece of data that is stored on your device to help websites and mobile apps remember things about you. Other technologies, including web beacons, web storage and identifiers associated with your device, may be used for similar purposes. In this policy, we say “cookies” to refer to all of these technologies.
|Category of cookies||Why we use these cookies|
|Necessary||We use these cookies to run our site and to identify and prevent security risks.|
For example, we may use these cookies to store your session information to prevent others from changing your password without your username and password.
|Preferences||We use these cookies to remember your settings and preferences and to improve your experience on our site.|
For example, we may use these cookies to remember your language preferences.
|Performance & Analytics||We use these cookies to collect information about how you use our site, monitor site performance and improve our site performance, our services and your experience.|
For example, we can use these cookies to learn more about which features are the most popular with our users and which ones might need some tweaks.
|Marketing||We use these cookies to deliver advertisements, to make them more relevant and meaningful to consumers, and to track the efficiency of our advertising campaigns, both on our services and on other websites or mobile apps. Our third-party advertising partners may use these cookies to build a profile of your interests and deliver relevant advertising on other sites.|
Analytics and advertising services
Provided by others
Additionally, some companies, including our affiliates, may use information collected on our services to prevent fraud or other unauthorised or illegal activity and to measure and optimise the performance of adverts and deliver more relevant adverts on behalf of us or other companies, including on third-party websites and apps. For more information about interest-based adverts and the choices available to you, go here.
Provided by us
Your browser may provide you with the option to refuse some or all browser cookies. You may also be able to remove cookies from your browser. For more information about how to manage browser cookies, please follow the instructions provided by your browser.
Mobile device identifiers
Your mobile operating system may let you opt-out from having certain device identifiers used for interest-based advertising. You should refer to the instructions provided by your mobile device’s manufacturer; this information is typically available under the “settings” function of your mobile device.
And, of course, if your mobile device offers an uninstall process, you can always stop us from collecting information through the app by uninstalling the Snapchat app.
Third-party advertising partners