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Cookies & Similar Technologies Disclosures

We are providing this list to give you transparency into the cookies and similar technologies used by Etsy. While Etsy’s technologies change over time, the following tables provide brief descriptions of the key technologies used on Etsy properties.

1. Internal Cookies & Similar Technologies Used on Etsy.com

The following are first-party cookies used on properties including Etsy.com, EtsyStudio.com, and on custom domains run through Etsy Pattern.

Name Domain Use Expiration
UAID*, ZUAID* *.etsy.com
*.etsystudio.com
Etsy browser cookie used for analytics, security, and site personalization 13 months
search_options
guided_search_seen
www.etsy.com Etsy user search preferences session
last_browse_page *.etsy.com Previous page browsed session
LD *.etsy.com
*.etsystudio.com
Etsy sign-in cookie 1 year
MP_* *.etsy.com Etsy international flags and view type 1 year
_etsy_guest_pass *.etsy.com Etsy Wholesale user guest pass session
user_prefs *.etsy.com
*.etsystudio.com
Etsy user preferences (such as locale, shipping, preferred language) 1 year
ecvc *.etsy.com
*.etsystudio.com
EU cookie notification flag 10 months
et_* *.etsy.com
*.etsystudio.com
Etsy authentication cookie 11 months
bc_* *.etsy.com
*.etsystudio.com
Etsy blog authentication cookie 11 months
st_* *.etsy.com
*.etsystudio.com
Etsy authentication cookie 11 months
ua www.etsy.com Etsy browser authentication cookie 1 year
fve www.etsy.com
*.etsystudio.com
Etsy analytics cookie for first visits 13 months
stats_visited
tabs_clicked
dashboard_stats_range
dashboard_stats_channel
Front end store options Etsy shop statistics cookie 13 months
_ga, _gid *.etsy.com
*.etsystudio.com
Google Analytics cookies for site analytics 1 day to 13 months
_dc_gtm_* *.etsy.com Google Tag Manager for managing third party cookies and technologies 1 day

2. Marketing and Third-Party Cookies & Similar Technologies

Name / Network Use Third-Party Privacy Policies User controls
Awin / Digital Window / Zanox Affiliate Marketing Awin Privacy Policy / Digital Window Privacy Policy Browser or mobile device settings*
Bing Ads Marketing Microsoft Privacy Statement / Microsoft Data Protection Policies Personalized Ads Options
Button Affiliate Marketing Button Privacy Policy Browser or mobile device settings*
Drawbridge Cross-device tracking for attribution tracking Drawbridge Privacy Policy Drawbridge Opt-out
Facebook (Connect) Social media functionality Facebook Privacy Policy / Facebook Cookies Policy Facebook Connect Opt-out
Facebook (Custom Audience) Marketing Facebook Cookies Policy Facebook Custom Audiences / YourAdChoices
ForeSee Performance and functionality Foresee Privacy Policy Browser or mobile device settings*
Google AdWords Marketing Google AdWords Policies / Google Privacy Policy Google AdWords Ad Options
Google Analytics Analytics and marketing Google Privacy Policy Google Analytics Opt-out
Google (DoubleClick) Marketing Google Privacy Policy Google Advertising Opt-out
Google Tag Manager Management of cookies and tags for marketing and non-marketing functions Google Privacy Policy Browser or mobile device settings*
Kenshoo Marketing Kenshoo Privacy Policy Browser or mobile device settings*
LogNormal Performance and Analytics LogNormal Privacy Policy Browser or mobile device settings*
mParticle Marketing mParticle Privacy Policy Browser or mobile device settings*
Oracle Cross-device tracking for attribution tracking Oracle Privacy Policy Oracle Opt-out
Outbrain Marketing Outbrain Privacy Policy Outbrain Opt-out
Pinterest Social networking and marketing Pinterest Privacy Policy Pinterest Personalization
ReturnPath Email marketing ReturnPath Privacy Policy Browser or mobile device settings*
Tapad Cross-device tracking for attribution tracking Tapad Privacy Policy Tapad Opt-out
Twitter Social networking and marketing Twitter Privacy Policy Twitter Privacy Controls

While partners may vary their cookie names over time, specific third-party cookies can include, for example:

Name Domain Use
U *.adsymptotic.com Drawbridge cross-device marketing attribution cookie
Test_cookie, DSID, *AID *.doubleclick.net Doubleclick Marketing (targeting)
Datr, fr, sb, wd *.facebook.com Facebook browser identification, authentication, marketing, and other Facebook-specific function cookies
_ga www.google.com Google Analytics (including related advertising services)
1P_JAR, SID, NID, HSID, *SID, UULE *.google.com Google authentication, security, tracking, location, and other Google-specific function cookies
TapAd_* *.tapad.com TapAd cross-device marketing attribution cookie

3. Technologies Used in Etsy Mobile Apps

While Etsy’s app software development kits (“SDKs”) change over time, and can differ in app versions, some key app SDKs include:

Library Name Details Policy Link Link to User Control
AppBoy Marketing push notifications (iOS & Android) AppBoy Privacy Policy Please see our Cookies & Similar Technology Policy for information about using browser (and where applicable mobile device) settings to reflect your cookies preferences
Apteligent Crash and bug monitoring Apteligent Privacy Paper Not a marketing service
Bitly Link shortener and redirects, including device tracking Bitly Privacy Policy Opt-out button via Privacy link
Branch Deep link attribution and handling Branch Privacy Policy Browser or mobile device settings*
Button Marketing and attribution Button Privacy Policy Browser or mobile device settings*
Facebook App Events Facebook Analytics Facebook Privacy Policy Browser or mobile device settings*
Facebook Login Kit Facebook Facebook Privacy Policy Facebook Login Opt-out
Google Sign-In Sign-in via Google Google Privacy Policy Not a marketing service
mParticle App and Site usage information for marketing and analytics mParticle Privacy Policy Browser or mobile device settings*
Qualtrics User surveys Qualtrics Privacy Statement Contained in email survey invitations
Salesforce - Journey Builder SDK Marketing Attribution via Salesforce Salesforce SDK information / Salesforce Privacy Policy Browser or mobile device settings*

4. Social Media Technologies

When you use social media platforms with Etsy, each platform has its own technologies and policies to be aware of. For information on limiting the use of widgets and sharing functions with social networks, see below:

  • For Twitter widgets, you can find more information here.

  • For Facebook widgets, you can find more information here.

  • For Pinterest widgets, you can find more information here.

5. Browser or Mobile Device Settings

*Please see our Cookies & Similar Technologies Policy for information about using settings to reflect your privacy preferences for browser cookies, browser privacy, mobile device privacy, and cookie and ad tracking.

Last updated on Apr 23, 2018