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Cookie Policy

Last Updated: 5 February 2020
Effective Date: 01 January 2020

Linode uses cookies and similar technologies to enhance your experience and interactions with Linode services, including our websites, which link to the Linode Terms of Service. The purpose of this Cookie Policy (“Policy”) is to educate you about the types of cookies that are utilized by Linode and to inform you about your cookie management options.  

By using or continuing to use a Service, including without limitation any Linode operated website which links to the Terms of Services, you or the entity you represent accept and consent to the rights, obligations, and practices described in this Policy.

User Choice 

Linode is committed to the principles of user consent and choice and encourages you to determine your preferred experience when interacting with Linode. To this end, you may learn more about customizing the cookies, web beacons, pixel tags, local storage, scripts, and other analytical tools (collectively “Cookies”) used in connection with the Services under the “Managing and  Disabling Cookies” section of the Cookie Notice, as well as in section 2 of the Additional Terms. Please note, disabling certain Cookies may partially or entirely prevent you from using some services. 

Cookie Notice 

  • Scope. This Policy describes the ways  Linode LLC and Linode International Services Company (collectively “Linode”) uses Cookies. This Policy forms a part of the Linode Terms of Service and is Supplemental Use Policy thereunder. All capitalized terms not expressly defined in this Policy shall have the meaning found in the Master Services Agreement. 
  • Types of Cookies. A cookie is a data file that is distributed by an online service provider and stored on your device as a result of your web browsing activities. Cookies can exist in a temporary or persistent state, and serve a wide variety of purposes. The types of Cookies used by Linode in connection to the Services are as follows
    • Required Cookies
      These cookies are required to enable core site operations.
    • Functional Cookies
      These cookies allow us to analyze site usage so we can measure and improve performance.
    • Advertising Cookies
      These cookies are used by advertising companies to serve ads that are relevant to your interest.
  • Managing or Disabling Cookies. You may manage the storage of Cookies on your device by customizing your browser settings, clicking on the "Cookie Preferences" link at the bottom of this page (where Implied Consent is applicable) or, if you do not agree to the use of a Cookie described in this Policy, may set your browser to reject all or select technologies. You can also withdraw your consent to existing Cookies by deleting the cookies that have already been stored. Please note, Linode cannot ensure that a Service will function as intended if you elect to disable Cookies on your device. 
  • Disclosure of Cookies.

The following is a list of cookies that are supplied by Linode:

Source Name(s) Type(s) Expiration Specific Opt-Out
Google NID, GID, GPS, GID, GPS, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC, test_cookie, IDE Advertising & Functional Up to 1.5 years Link
Facebook fr Advertising 90 days Link
LinkedIn lang, UserMatchHistory, bcookie, li-sugr, lidc, bscookie, U Advertising Up to 2 years Link
Marketo BIGipServer#, mkto_trk Advertising Up to 2 years Link
Microsoft Advertising MR, MUIDB, MUID Advertising Up to 13 months Link
Oktopost oktgid, oktsid Advertising Up to 1 year Link
Oracle bt2, di2, loc, na_id, ouid, uid, um, uvc, vc, xtc, bkdc, bkpa, bku Advertising & Functional Up to 2 years Link
PayPal akavpau_ppsd Functional Session Link
Twitter personalization_id Advertising 2 years Link
Wistia distillery, loglevel, wistia, wistia-http2-push-disabled Advertising Persistent & up to 1 year Link
Yahoo B Advertising 9 years Link

Additional Terms 

  1. Applicability. This Policy applies to you and your Covered Users with respect to the Services. You shall be responsible for: (i) informing your other Covered Users, if any, of the existence of this Policy, as well as any amendments, updates, or modifications made to this Policy; and (ii) agreeing to this Policy, as amended, updated or modified from time to time, on behalf of all Covered Users. This Policy forms a part of the Linode Terms of Service and is a Supplemental Use Policy thereunder. All capitalized terms not expressly defined in this Policy shall have the meaning found in the Master Services Agreement. 
  2. Browsers. Linode is unable to provide browser support and requests that you consult your browser’s help function for specific Cookie management assistance. For your convenience, links to the user manuals of numerous browsers have been listed below. 
  3. Changes. Amendments to this Policy may be made at any time and you should check back frequently for any changes. Linode shall have the right and ability to amend this Policy at Linode's sole and absolute discretion, and any amendments herein shall be effective within fourteen (14) days of being posted by Linode or by your continued use of the Services, whichever later.