Information regarding the default Cookies used in Outgrow

To provide our customers with improved User Analytics to support data-driven decision-making, we utilize five distinct cookies. This document aims to clarify the purpose of each cookie.

How to enable the Allow Cookies setting for your Outgrow content piece

To enable the use of cookies for tracking your users, you can open the respective content in build mode, and then navigate to the Configure tab. Under the Configure tab, go to General & SEO settings, and then enable the Allow Cookies feature.

Cookies

Once the setting is toggled on and changes are published, the cookie usage policy will be displayed at the bottom of your live Outgrow content piece. Your users will have the choice to either Accept or Reject the cookie usage policy.

Which cookies are used by Outgrow?

If the Allow Cookies feature is enabled and the user accepts the cookie usage policy, then the following cookies are used-

A. Cookie Name: _ga: This is a Performance cookie related to Google Analytics / Web Analytics.
B. Cookie Name: _gid: This is a Performance cookie related to Google Analytics / Web Analytics.
C. Cookie Name: _gat: This is a Performance cookie related to Google Analytics / Web Analytics.
D. Cookie Name: outgrow_cookie: This cookie is a Performance cookie and is used for tracking unique User Analytics data, including tracking the number of people who visited the page .
E. Cookie Name: OG_GDPR_COOKIE: This cookie is related to GDPR compliance. This is a Functionality cookie that is used to see if a user has accepted the cookie policy. This cookie controls the initialization of the cookies mentioned above, depending on whether or not the user has accepted the cookie usage policy.

What PII data is being collected using these cookies?

In addition to any data you capture through your Outgrow content piece itself using Questions, Lead Generation form, UTM parameters, etc, we also capture the following PII data:
A. IP address

B. Location as City, State, Country (based on IP)

C. Device Type

D. Browser Name

This data helps us ensure that we can deliver better User Analytics to our customers so that they can make data-based decisions. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at [email protected] , and we will be happy to assist you further.