- What are cookies?
A cookie is a small amount of information that’s downloaded to your computer or device when you visit certain websites. We use a number of different cookies on the Shopify website, including strictly necessary, performance, advertising, and social media or content cookies. Cookies make your browsing experience better by allowing the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login and region selection). This means you don’t have to re-enter this information each time you return to the site or browse from one page to another. Cookies also provide information on how people use the website, for instance whether it’s their first time visiting or if they are a frequent visitor.
We use these cookies both when you visit our site and services through a browser and through our mobile app. As we adopt additional technologies, we may also gather additional data through other methods.
Validate the authenticity of persons attempting to gain access to a specific user account.
Enable behavior in our Products and/or Services that is tailored to the activity or preferences of a person visiting different sections of the website
Allow users to opt out of certain types of modeling, tailoring, or personalization in our products.
Provide and administer the Services, including to display customized content and facilitate communication with other users.
Maintain the regular business operations of our Advertising and Marketing departments
Help to diagnose and correct downtime, bugs, and errors in our code to ensure that our products are operating efficiently.
Identify individual users to attribute different activities while using various parts of the site.
To remember data about your browser and your preferences.
To remember your settings and other choices you’ve made at our website.