Published on October 31, 2019.
When you visit Fastly websites, information is stored on your device in the form of a “cookie.” Cookies are small files that are stored on your device and save certain settings and data to exchange with our websites via your browser. For example, cookies enable us to tailor a website to better match your interests or remember your username or password so that you do not have to re-enter it every time.
Web beacons and other similar files can perform similar functions and we use “cookie” in this Policy to refer to all files that collect information in this manner.
When you first visit our websites, we send one or more necessary cookies to your device. Upon your return to our websites, any necessary cookies and other device cookies that you opt in to enable us to recognize your web browsers. Fastly uses session-based cookies, which last only during one browsing session. A session-based cookie is erased from your device when you close your web browser or turn off your device. Fastly also uses persistent cookies, which remain on your device after you have closed your browser or turned off your device.
Fastly may use web beacons, tags and scripts in our websites or in emails to help us to deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by our service/analytics providers on an individual and aggregated basis. We use this information collected from web beacons for determining which of our emails are more interesting to you and other users and improve our websites, our services and email communications.
If you opt in to cookies that collect analytics information, we collect analytics information when you use our websites to help us improve them. We may also share data about activity on our websites with third-party service providers for analytics of our website performance.
Necessary cookies enable you to navigate within our websites and operate
our websites’ features. For example, essential cookies help remember your
preferences as you move around the website and are required to access
secure areas of our websites. Fastly also uses necessary cookies to
analyze the performance of Fastly’s services by collecting information
regarding error rates and latency associated with page load time.
|Functionality and Performance Cookies|
Functionality and performance cookies are used to remember information
you have entered or choices you make (such as your username, language or
your region) on our websites. They also store your preferences when
personalizing our websites to optimize your use of our websites. These
preferences are remembered, through the use of the persistent cookies,
and the next time you visit our websites you will not have to set them
Functionality and performance cookies are also used to improve how our
websites perform in order to offer improved, personalized functions to
you. These cookies collect information about how you and other visitors
interact with our websites. Functionality and performance cookies also
collect information on the usage of our websites, including for example
the Internet browsers and operating systems used, the domain name of the
website which you previously visited, the number of visits, average
duration of visit, and pages called up.
Advertising cookies are placed by third party advertising platforms or
networks in order to deliver ads and track ad performance, or to enable
advertising networks to deliver ads that may be relevant to you based
upon your activities (this is sometimes called “behavioral” “tracking”
or “targeted” advertising) on our websites. They may subsequently use
information about your visit to target you with advertising that you may
be interested in, on our websites and other websites. For example, these
cookies remember which browsers have visited our websites.
Please note that certain functions of our website may no longer work, or not work correctly, without cookies.