Cookies

Our Site uses cookies to improve Our Site’s performance and to enhance your browsing experience. Certain areas of Our Site also use cookies to understand more about you, so we can offer you a more personalized browsing experience.

What is a cookie?

A "cookie" is technology that allows Our Site to store tokens of information (an 'identifier') in your browser used only by Our Site while you are on Our Site. Cookies are not used to determine the personal identity of anyone who is merely visiting Our Site. They serve to help us track traffic patterns to determine a user’s preferred location and language so that we can direct them to the correct country home page when they visit Our Site.

On certain pages of Our Site, cookies are used to help us track your interests while you browse the internet, so we can tailor more relevant advertising to you, and to understand what is important to you.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the features of the Starschema services or websites you visit.

We take reasonable measures to prevent linking of information we receive from Google with any of your personally identifiable information.

Our cookies

Name Service Purpose Processed data Sharing of data Storing period Personal data
_gat Google Analytics This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes. - First party, Session 1 minute No
_ga Google Analytics This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits starschema.com, a new _ga cookie is written with a different unique ID. In most cases, this cookie is used to determine unique visitors to starschema.com and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that Google Analytics uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure. - First & Third party, Session 2 years No
_gid Google Analytics This cookie is used to distinguish users. It stores a unique user session identifier. - First & Third party, Session 24 hours No
NID Google Helps customize ads on Google properties, like Google Search. For example, we use such cookies to remember your most recent searches, your previous interactions with an advertiser’s ads or search results, and your visits to an advertiser’s website. This helps us to show you customized ads on Google. - Third party Unlimited No
_cfduid Cloudflare The __cfduid cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. For example, if the visitor is in a coffee shop where there are a bunch of infected machines, but the specific visitor's machine is trusted (e.g. because they've completed a challenge within your Challenge Passage period), the cookie allows us to identify that client and not challenge them again. It does not correspond to any user ID in your web application and does not store any personally identifiable information. - Third party 5 years No
ajs_anonymous_id Segment - - First party 3.5 hours No
ajs_user_id Segment - - First party 3.5 hours No
_fbp Facebook Store and track visits across websites. - First party 3 months No
_gcl_au Google Ads Store and track conversion. - First party 3 months No
_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress Hotjar Store and track visits across websites. - First party 30 minutes No
_hjFirstSeen Hotjar Store and track visits across websites. - First party 30 minutes No
_hjIncludedInPageviewSample Hotjar Store and track visits across websites. - First party 30 minutes No
_hjSession_* Hotjar Store and track visits across websites. - First party 30 minutes No
_hjSessionUser_* Hotjar Store and track visits across websites. - First party 1 year No
CRAFT_CSRF_TOKEN Starschema A cookie named CRAFT_CSRF_TOKEN will be created to facilitate CSRF protection. - First party Session No
PHPSESSID Starschema Craft relies on PHP sessions to maintain sessions across web requests. That is done via the PHP session cookie. This cookie will expire as soon as the session expires. - First party Session No
form_posted_* Starschema Necessary cookie. - First party - No
gate_form_is_already_submitted Starschema Necessary cookie. - First party - No
segment_user_data Starschema Necessary cookie. - First party - No
starschema_cookies_accepted Starschema Necessary cookie. - First party 1 month No