Cookie information

Updated: 7 September 2023

Essential

NameProviderDomainsPurposeExpiration
sc-cookies-acceptedSnap*.snapchat.com
×.snap.com
×.pity.spe
ctacles.comyel
lowla.comsna
pfoundation.orgarc
adiacreativestudio.comgif
tfromsnap.comsna
pfoundation.orgsna
ppartnersummit.com
Used to determine whether a visitor has accepted cookies.1 year
MarketingSnap*.snapchat.com
×.snap.com
×.pity.spe
ctacles.comgif
tfromsnap.comsna
pfoundation.orgarc
adiacreativestudio.comsna
ppartnersummit.com
Used to save Marketing cookie preferences.1 year
PerformanceSnap*.snapchat.com
×.snap.com
×.pity.spe
ctacles.comgif
tfromsnap.comsna
pfoundation.orgarc
adiacreativestudio.comsna
ppartnersummit.com
Used to save Performance & Analytics cookie preferences.1 year
PreferencesSnap*.snapchat.com
×.snap.com
×.pity.spe
ctacles.comgif
tfromsnap.comsna
pfoundation.orgarc
adiacreativestudio.comsna
ppartnersummit.com
Used to save Preferences cookie preferences.1 year
EssentialSessionSnap*.snapchat.com
×.snap.com
×.pity.spe
ctacles.comgif
tfromsnap.comsna
pfoundation.orgarc
adiacreativestudio.comsna
ppartnersummit.com
Used to save Essential Session cookie preferences.1 year
countrySnapSnap.comUsed to determine a visitor’s country.1 day
sc-wcidSnap*.snapchat.comAnonymous client-side identifier; used for operational and performance metrics.1 year [excluding EU/UK where expiration is 24 hours]
_SCSISnap*.snapchat.comAnonymous client-side identifier; used for operational and performance metrics.End of session, 30 minutes of inactivity or midnight UTC
Bpazaws52gukakzc__*Q4investor.snap.comCaptcha feature for forms.6 hours
adtsgidr5Q4investor.snap.comUsed for Antics protection, related to email alerts signum.4 hours
__cf_byCloudflareInvestor.snap.comThe __cf_by cookie is a cookie necessary to support Cloudflare Bot Management, currently in private beta. As part of our bot management service, this cookie helps manage incoming traffic that matches criteria associated with bots.30 minutes
_GRE CAPTCHAGoogleSpectacles.inv
estor.snap.com
Used by Google reCAPTCHA, which protects the site against spam enquiries on contact forms.6 months
SessionQ4Investor.snap.comNew Relic cookie used to monitor website health and ensure site functionality.Session
__fluidCloudflareInvestor.snap.comHelps Cloudflare detect malicious visitors to our customers’ websites and minimises blocking legitimate users.1 month
XSRF-TOKENTwelve NYCGiftfromsnap.comHelps against XSS attacks.24 hours
ESRF_tokenSnapAccounts.snapchat.comUsed to help prevent XSS/CSF attacks.24 hours
Giftfromsnap_sessionSnapGiftfromsnap.comKeeps data for the user’s session.24 hours
SSN-”[languid]”Stream SharkSnapchat.comOnly when video is playing. Stream Shark video.30 minutes
sc-sso-auth-ticketSnapcameos.snapchat.com
my-lenses.snapchat.com
accounts.snapchat.com
Local storage token used for single-sign-on authentication on the web.None
shopify-cartSnapPixy.comLocal storage object used to store items added to a cart and construct a Shopify checkout URL.None
__LCIDZendeskSpectacles.com
×.pixy.com
Store visitor's machine-id for the Chat widget's authentication.1 year
__Host-X-Snap-Client-CookieSnapAccounts.snapchat.comUsed for authentication of device ID and user.1 year
__Host-sc-a-session-skip-loginSnapAccounts.snapchat.comUsed to detect forced non-logged in session.Session or 1 hour
__Host-sc-a-auth-sessionSnapAccounts.snapchat.comUsed to detect authenticated session.Session or 1 year.
__Host-sc-a-sessionSnapAccounts.snapchat.comUsed to detect authenticated session.Session or 1 year
sc-a-nonceSnap*.snapchat.comNonce check. Used to encrypt session data.Session or 1 year
__Host-sc-a-nonceSnapAccounts.snapchat.comNonce check. Used to encrypt session data.Session or 1 year
sc-a-csrfSnapAccounts.snapchat.comUsed to help prevent CSF attacks.1 year
skip_headerSnapaccounts.snapchat.comBoolean flag for triggering further rendering logic. Query parameter1 year
sc-a-device-idSnapAccounts.snapchat.comUsed to authenticate new device ID1 year
sc-dhvh-[DATE]Snapwww.snapchat.com/discoverUsed to store viewing history of the Discover Homepage for rate limiting and hiding content on request of the user.24 hours
sc-svh-[DATE]Snapstory.snapchat.com/spotlightUsed to store the viewing history of the Spotlight Page for rate limiting and hiding content on request of the user.24 hours
sc-srh-[DATE]Snapstory.snapchat.com/spotlightUsed to store the content reported by the user14 days

Performance & analytics

NameProviderDomainsPurposeExpiry
_gaGoogle*.snapchat.com
*.snap.com
*.pixy.com
spectacles.com
snapfoundation.org
arcadiacreativestudio.com
snappartnersummit.com
web.snapchat.com1
accounts.snapchat.com1
story.snapchat.com1
lens.snapchat.com1
share.snapchat.com1
map.snapchat.com1
www.snapchat.com/add/*1
www.snapchat.com/discover1
Used to distinguish visitors and generate statistical data on how visitors use our website.

1Excluding the EU/UK.
1 year
_gatGoogle*.snapchat.com
*.snap.com
*.pixy.com
spectacles.com
snapfoundation.org
arcadiacreativestudio.com
snappartnersummit.com
web.snapchat.com1
accounts.snapchat.com1
story.snapchat.com1
lens.snapchat.com1
share.snapchat.com1
map.snapchat.com1
www.snapchat.com/add/*1
www.snapchat.com/discover1
Used to throttle request rate.

1Excluding the EU/UK.
8 hours
_gidGoogle*.snapchat.com
*.snap.com
*.pixy.com
spectacles.com
snapfoundation.org
arcadiacreativestudio.com
snappartnersummit.com
web.snapchat.com1
accounts.snapchat.com1
story.snapchat.com1
lens.snapchat.com1
share.snapchat.com1
map.snapchat.com1
www.snapchat.com/add/*1
www.snapchat.com/discover1
Used to distinguish visitors and generate statistical data on how visitors use our website.

1Excluding the EU/UK.
2 days
_ga_{container-id}Google*.snapchat.com
*.snap.com
*.pixy.com
spectacles.com
snapfoundation.org
arcadiacreativestudio.com
snappartnersummit.com
web.snapchat.com1
accounts.snapchat.com1
story.snapchat.com1
lens.snapchat.com1
share.snapchat.com1
map.snapchat.com1
www.snapchat.com/add/*1
www.snapchat.com/discover1
Persists session state.

1Excluding the EU/UK.
2 years
_gat_UA-{property-id}Google*.snapchat.com
*.snap.com
*.pixy.com
spectacles.com
snapfoundation.org
arcadiacreativestudio.com
snappartnersummit.com
web.snapchat.com1
accounts.snapchat.com1
story.snapchat.com1
lens.snapchat.com1
share.snapchat.com1
map.snapchat.com1
www.snapchat.com/add/*1
www.snapchat.com/discover1
Used to throttle request rate.

1Excluding the EU/UK.
1 minute
blizzard_client_idSnap*.snapchat.com
*.pixy.com
523.snap.com
ar.snap.com
careers.snap.com
citizen.snap.com
creators.snap.com
developers.snap.com
diversity.snap.com
eng.snap.com
snapchat.com
forbusiness.snapchat.com
arcadiacreativestudio.com
snapfoundation.org
snappartnersummit.com
yellowla.com
Used to distinguish unauthenticated visitors.30 days
_scav2Snap*.snapchat.com
*.pixy.com
523.snap.com
ar.snap.com
careers.snap.com
citizen.snap.com
creators.snap.com
developers.snap.com
diversity.snap.com
eng.snap.com
snapchat.com
forbusiness.snapchat.com
arcadiacreativestudio.com
snapfoundation.org
snappartnersummit.com
yellowla.com
Used to distinguish unauthenticated visitors.30 days
_scuSnap*.pixy.com
523.snap.com
ar.snap.com
careers.snap.com
citizen.snap.com
creators.snap.com
developers.snap.com
eng.snap.com
snapchat.com
forbusiness.snapchat.com
arcadiacreativestudio.com
snapfoundation.org
snappartnersummit.com
yellowla.com
Used to distinguish unauthenticated visitors.90 days

Preferences

NameProviderDomainsPurposeExpiry
DVGoogleinvestor.snap.comThis cookie is used to save the user's preferences and other information. This includes, in particular the preferred language, the number of search results to be displayed on the page, as well as the decision as to whether the Google SafeSearch filter should be activated or not.7 minutes
NIDGoogleinvestor.snap.comGoogle uses a unique ID to remember your preferences and other information.6 months
sc-languageSnap*.snapchat.com
*.snap.com
Used to remember a visitor’s chosen language preference.1 year
sw-localeSnapspectacles.comVisitor’s selected locale preference.None
sw-locale-detectedSnapspectacles.comVisitor’s locale as detected by server.Session

Marketing

NameProviderDomainsPurposeExpiry
1P_JARGoogleinvestor.snap.comThese cookies are used to collect website statistics and track conversion rates.30 days
taboola_session_idTaboolaforbusiness.snapchat.com
ads.snapchat.com
Creates a temporary per session User ID,Session
t_gidTaboolaforbusiness.snapchat.com
ads.snapchat.com
Assigns a unique User ID that Taboola uses for attribution and reporting purposes.1 year
taboola_fp_td_user_idTaboolaforbusiness.snapchat.com
ads.snapchat.com
Indicates that the user clicked on an item that was recommended by Taboola’s services. This is used for reporting and analytics purposes.1 year
obuidOutbrainforbusiness.snapchat.com
ads.snapchat.com
Holds the anonymous user's ID. Used for tracking user actions, such as clicks on the recommendations.3 months
auidOutbrainforbusiness.snapchat.com
ads.snapchat.com
Holds the advertising ID of the user in mobile devices. Used for tracking user actions, such as clicks on the recommendations.90 days
RoktRecogniserRoktforbusiness.snapchat.com
ads.snapchat.com
Allows Rokt to track unique users across devices (who opted in through the Rokt widget), which allows us to optimise our marketing campaigns.Indefinite or until removed
_uetsidMicrosoftforbusiness.snapchat.comA session ID cookie used in order to improve conversion tracking. US only.Session
_uetmsclkidMicrosoftforbusiness.snapchat.comUsed to capture the Microsoft Click ID from the advert URL in order to improve conversion tracking. US only.90 days
_fbpFacebookforbusiness.snapchat.com
ar.snap.com
snappartnersummit.com
A unique user ID cookie used to help identify a user. US only.90 days
_fbcFacebookforbusiness.snapchat.com
ar.snap.com
snappartnersummit.com
Used to capture the click ID from the advert URL containing the click identifier90 days
sc_seen_popupSnapspectacles.comUsed to remember if a mailing list pop-up has been seen.1 year
UserMatchHistoryLinkedInforbusiness.snapchat.com
snappartnersummit.com
Distinguishes conversion from a LinkedIn advert. US only.1 month
bcookieLinkedInforbusiness.snapchat.com
snappartnersummit.com
Used for identifying the browser ID. US only.2 years
bscookieLinkedInforbusiness.snapchat.com
snappartnersummit.com
Used to recognise a secure browser ID. US only.2 years
langLinkedInforbusiness.snapchat.com
snappartnersummit.com
Used to remember the visitor's language. US only.Session
lidcLinkedInforbusiness.snapchat.com
snappartnersummit.com
Used for routing. US only.2 days
lpvPardotforbusiness.snapchat.comDistinguishes conversion from Pardot site or advert.1 day
pardotPardotforbusiness.snapchat.comUsed to denote an active visitor session while logged in on Pardot as a user.Session
personalization_idTwitterforbusiness.snapchat.com
ar.snap.com
developers.snap.com
Used to track visitor activity from Twitter adverts on our websites and also to allow visitors to share content from our websites. US only.2 years
_gcl_auGoogle*.snap.com
*.snapchat.com
snapfoundation.org
yellowla.com
arcadiacreativestudio.com
snappartnersummit.com
*.pixy.com
ar.snap.com
developers.snap.com
Used to store and track conversions.3 months
visitor_idPardotforbusiness.snapchat.comUsed to track the visitor to the correct Pardot account.1 year
visitor_id-hashPardotforbusiness.snapchat.comUsed to track the visitor to the correct Pardot account.1 year
X-PP-L7PayPalspectacles.comProvides PayPal credit option messaging for the US.Session
X-PP-SiloverPayPalspectacles.comProvides PayPal credit option messaging for the US.9 hours
akavpau_ppsdPayPalspectacles.comProvides PayPal credit option messaging for the US.Session
LANGPayPalspectacles.comProvides PayPal credit option messaging for the US.1 day
l7_azPayPalspectacles.comProvides PayPal credit option messaging for the US.1 day
tsPayPalspectacles.comProvides PayPal credit option messaging for the US.3 years
ts_cPayPalspectacles.comProvides PayPal credit option messaging for the US.3 years
x-pp-sPayPalspectacles.comProvides PayPal credit option messaging for the US.Session
tsrcePayPalspectacles.comProvides PayPal credit option messaging for the US.4 days
nsidPayPalspectacles.comProvides PayPal credit option messaging for the US.Session
AKDCPayPalspectacles.comProvides PayPal credit option messaging for the US.9 hours
_sctrSnap*.snapchat.com
*.pixy.com
spectacles.com
snappartnersummit.com
Used to determine whether a third party tag will be called in a Snap Ads Pixel.1 year
_scidSnap*.snapchat.com
*.pixy.com
spectacles.com
snappartnersummit.com
Used to help identify a visitor.1 year
sc_atSnap*.snapchat.com
*.pixy.com
spectacles.com
snappartnersummit.com
Used to identify a visitor across multiple domains.1 year
TDIDThe Trade Desk*.snap.com
*.snapchat.com
forbusiness.snapchat.com
ar.snap.com
developers.snap.com
snappartnersummit.com
Used to track when a user has visited one of the specified domains. May include conversion tracking when applicable.1 year
reddaidRedditAR.snap.com
developers.snap.com
Used for advertisement recommendations and conversion tracking from Reddit ads.2 years
sc-lsdownloadsSnapar.snap.comUsed to distinguish conversions to Lens Studio downloads180 days
IDEGoogleares.snap.comThis cookie is used to target Google ads on non-Google sites.13 months in the EEA, Switzerland, and the UK and 24 months everywhere else
hubspotutkHubspotares.snap.comThis cookie keeps track of a visitor's identity. It is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts.13 months
_hssrcHubspotares.snap.comWhenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set to determine if the visitor has restarted their browser.End of session
_hstcHubspotares.snap.comThese cookies are used to store information about how visitors use the site and to gather requests from the forms on the website.13 months
_hsscHubspotares.snap.comThese cookies are used to store information about sessions of visitors in the site.30 minutes