How Cookies Work
Cookies and other similar technologies help provide a better, faster and safer experience.
Technologies like cookies, pixel tags (“pixels”), and local storage are used to deliver, secure, and understand products, services, and ads, on and off weship. We want this page to help you understand more about these technologies and how they are used. Your browser or device may allow you to block these technologies, but you may not be able to use some features on weship if you block them. For more information about whether these tools are available, what they do and how they work, visit your browser or device’s help material. Generally, tools like these in your browser or device affect only that particular browser or device. So if you’re using multiple browsers or devices, you can make different choices for each of them.
Check back here from time to time to get the latest information about these technologies and how they are used.
What are cookies, pixels, local storage and similar technologies?
We and our affiliates, third parties, and other partners (“partners”) use these technologies for security purposes and to deliver products, services and advertisements, as well as to understand how these products, services and advertisements are used. With these technologies, a website or application can store information on your browser or device and later read that information back. We explain more about each of these technologies and how they are used on this page.
Why do we use these technologies?
|Show what matters to you||Improve your experience||Protection and security|
|They help us know who you are so we can show content that’s most relevant to you, including features, products, and ads.||They work with weship features and help us improve our products and services||They help secure weship by letting us know if someone tries to access your account or engages in activity that violates our terms.|
|Categories of use||Examples|
|Authentication||These tools tell us when you’re logged in, so we can show you the appropriate experience and features.For example, cookies, local storage and similar technologies tell us when you are logged in to weship so we can show you relevant and social information when you visit other websites that use our social plugins. We also use this information to understand how people use our Platform and other apps and services.|
|Security and site integrity||We use these to help keep weship safe and secure. They support or enable security features and help us detect activity that violates our Terms and Conditions.For example, they help protect your account from being accessed by anyone other than you. Cookies also let us know when several people have logged in from the same computer.|
|Localization||These help weship provide a localized experience.For example, we may store information in a cookie that is placed on your browser or device so you will see the site in your preferred language.|
|Performance||We use these to provide you with the best experience possible.For example, we may use a cookie to help us route traffic between servers and understand how quickly weship loads for different people. Sometimes we may store information on your browser or device so weship features you are using load and respond faster.|
The specific names of the cookies, pixels and other similar technologies that we use may change from time to time, but they generally will fall into the above categories.