Cookie information

Updated: 2 March 2020

Necessary (20)

NameProviderDomainsPurposeExpiry
sc-cookies-acceptedSnapsnapchat.com
forbusiness.snapchat.com
spectacles.com
snap.com
Used to determine whether a visitor has accepted cookies.1 year
MarketingSnapsnapchat.com
forbusiness.snapchat.com
spectacles.com
snap.com
Used to save marketing cookie preferences.1 year
PerformanceSnapsnapchat.com
forbusiness.snapchat.com
spectacles.com
snap.com
Used to save performance & analytics cookie preferences.1 year
PreferencesSnapsnapchat.com
forbusiness.snapchat.com
spectacles.com
snap.com
Used to save preferences cookie preferences.1 year
sc_atSnapspectacles.com
forbusiness.snapchat.com
Used to identify a visitor across multiple domains.1 year
sc-countrySnapsnap.comUsed to determine a visitor’s country.1 day
bpazaws52gukakzc__*investor.snap.comCaptcha feature for forms.6 hours
ngpskuephrinvestor.snap.comUsed for protected pages that require login access.Session
Q4_ASPX_PUBLIC_{user}Q4investor.snap.com“Remember Me” feature on public-protected login page.None
adtsgidr5investor.snap.comUsed for anti-CSRF protection, related to email alerts sign-up.4 hours
JSESSIONIDQ4investor.snap.comNew Relic cookie used to monitor website health and ensure site functionality.Session
__cfduidCloudflareinvestor.snap.comHelps Cloudflare detect malicious visitors to our Customers’ websites and minimises blocking legitimate users.1 month
XSRF-TOKENTwelveNYCgiftfromsnap.comHelps against XSS attacks.24 hours
giftfromsnap_sessiongiftfromsnap.comKeeps data for the user’s session.24 hours
lf_sidSnapexperience.snapchat.comKeep current server session ID.Session
lf_uidSnapexperience.snapchat.comCurrent user token.7 days
JSESSIONIDStreamSharkexperience.snapchat.comOnly when video is playing. StreamShark video.24 hours
SSN-"[long-uid]"StreamSharkplay.streamshark.ioOnly when video is playing. StreamShark video.30 minutes
__zlcmidZendeskspectacles.comShop visitor's machine ID for the Chat widget's authentication1 year

Performance & analytics (10)

NameProviderDomainsPurposeExpiry
_gaGooglesnapchat.com
forbusiness.snapchat.com
spectacles.com
snap.com
Used to distinguish visitors and generate statistical data on how visitors use our website.1 year
_gatGooglesnapchat.com
forbusiness.snapchat.com
spectacles.com
snap.com
Used to throttle request rate.8 hours
_gidGooglesnapchat.com
forbusiness.snapchat.com
spectacles.com
Used to distinguish visitors and generate statistical data on how visitors use our website.2 days
_ga_{container-id}Googlesnapfoundation.orgPersists session state.2 years
_gat_UA-{property-id}Googlecitizen.snap.com
eng.snap.com
investor.snap.com
newsroom.snap.com
research.snap.com
snaporiginals.snapchat.com
spectacles.com
yellowla.com
Used to throttle request rate.1 minute
_scaSnapforbusiness.snapchat.comUsed to distinguish unauthenticated visitors.1 day
_scuSnapforbusiness.snapchat.comUsed to distinguish unauthenticated visitors. Hashed identifier may be shared with Optimizely for A/B tests and feature gates.3 months
_sctrSnapsnapchat.com
forbusiness.snapchat.com
spectacles.com
Used to determine whether a third party tag will be called in Snap Ads Pixel.1 year
_scidSnapsnapchat.com
forbusiness.snapchat.com
spectacles.com
Used to help identify a visitor.1 year

Preferences (3)

NameProviderDomainsPurposeExpiration
sc-languageSnapsnapchat.com
snap.com
Used to remember the visitor's chosen language preference.1 year
sw-localeSnapspectacles.comVisitor's selected locale preference.None
sw-locale-detectedSnapspectacles.comVisitor's locale as detected by server.Session

Marketing (28)

NameProviderDomainsPurposeExpiry
taboola_session_idTaboolaforbusiness.snapchat.com
ads.snapchat.com
Creates a temporary per-session User ID. a temporary per-session User IDSession
t_gidTaboolaforbusiness.snapchat.com
ads.snapchat.com
Assigns a unique User ID that Taboola uses for attribution and reporting purposes.1 year
taboola_fp_td_user_idTaboolaforbusiness.snapchat.com
ads.snapchat.com
Indicates that the user clicked on an item that was recommended by Taboola’s services. This is used for reporting and analytics purposes.1 year
obuidOutbrainforbusiness.snapchat.com
ads.snapchat.com
Holds the anonymous user's ID. Used for tracking user actions, such as clicks on the recommendations.3 months
auidOutbrainforbusiness.snapchat.com
ads.snapchat.com
Holds the advertising ID of the user in mobile devices. Used for tracking user actions, such as clicks on the recommendations.90 days
RoktRecogniserRoktforbusiness.snapchat.com
ads.snapchat.com
Allows Rokt to track unique users across devices (who opted in through the Rokt widget), which allows us to optimise our marketing campaigns.Indefinite or until removed
_uetsidMicrosoft Bing Advertsforbusiness.snapchat.comA session ID cookie used in order to improve conversion tracking. US only.Session
_uetmsclkidMicrosoft Bing Advertsforbusiness.snapchat.comUsed to capture the Microsoft Click ID from the advert URL in order to improve conversion tracking. US only.90 days
_fbpFacebook Advertsforbusiness.snapchat.comA unique user ID cookie used to help identify a user. US only.90 days
_fbcFacebook Advertsforbusiness.snapchat.comUsed to capture the click ID from the advert URL containing the click identifier “fbclid” in order to track conversions to the advert click. US only.90 days
sc_seen_popupSnapspectacles.comUsed to remember if a mailing list pop-up has been seen.1 year
UserMatchHistoryLinkedInforbusiness.snapchat.comDistinguishes conversion from a LinkedIn advert. US only.1 month
bcookieLinkedInforbusiness.snapchat.comUsed for identifying the browser ID. US only.2 years
bscookieLinkedInforbusiness.snapchat.comUsed to recognise a secure browser ID. US only.2 years
langLinkedInforbusiness.snapchat.comUsed to remember the visitor's language. US only.Session
lidcLinkedInforbusiness.snapchat.comUsed for routing. US only.2 days
lpvPardotforbusiness.snapchat.comDistinguishes conversion from Pardot site or advert.1 day
pardotPardotforbusiness.snapchat.comUsed to denote an active visitor session while logged in on Pardot as a user.Session
personalisation_idTwitterforbusiness.snapchat.comUsed to track visitor activity from Twitter adverts on our websites and also to allow visitors to share content from our websites. US only.2 years
test_cookieGoogleforbusiness.snapchat.comUsed to check whether the visitor’s browser supports cookies.1 day
_gcl_auGooglecitizen.snap.com
eng.snap.com
investor.snap.com
newsroom.snap.com
research.snap.com
snapfoundation.org
snaporiginals.snapchat.com
yellowla.com
Used to store and track conversions.3 months
visitor_idPardotforbusiness.snapchat.comUsed to track the visitor to the correct Pardot account.1 year
visitor_id-hashPardotforbusiness.snapchat.comUsed to track the visitor to the correct Pardot account.1 year
X-PP-L7PayPalspectacles.comProvides PayPal credit option messaging for the US.Session
X-PP-SILOVERPayPalspectacles.comProvides PayPal credit option messaging for the US.9 hours
akavpau_ppsdPayPalspectacles.comProvides PayPal credit option messaging for the US.Session
AKDCPayPalspectacles.comProvides PayPal credit option messaging for the US.9 hours