Last Updated: October 2023 // Reference: HIO-LCP-202310
European Union (“EU”) legislation requires all website operators to inform website visitors about their usage of cookies and similar technologies, for example, pixels, (hereinafter “cookies”) and to collect the user’s consent to such cookie usage.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file placed on your computer by a particular website. Cookies serve many purposes, but are mainly used to track user preferences for a more tailored experience.
Why and where we use them
In an effort to better understand 1Password customers and meet their needs, first-party and third-party cookies are used on:
First-party cookies are set by Hestio.
They help manage things like account access and authentication to the websites. Third-party cookies are set by services that we use to help for marketing and advertising purposes - so we can understand what brings visitors to our websites and what interests them most when they visit.
_gidUsed to distinguish visitors from one another.
_gtUsed to limit the collection of information on high-traffic websites.
gclidCaptured to ref, this Google Click Identifier tells us general information about your visit to our website, if you’ve been referred by an advertisement.
refContains the URL of the website that referred you to ours.
ga-audiencesAllows us to anonymously organize visitors who share preferences, so we can provide similar experiences for those visitors. It identifies unique website visits and revisits, users who visited the same section/group of webpages, and users who completed a goal or transaction.