Information regarding the default Cookies used in Outgrow

To ensure that we are able to deliver better User Analytics to all our customers helping them in making data-based decisions, we use five different cookies. This document will give you a better understanding of the purpose that is achieved using each cookie.

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

In Outgrow you have the ability to allow the usage of cookies to track your users.

  1. You can enable the cookie usage functionality under the General & SEO settings present in the Configure tab.
  1. Once the setting is toggled on, the cookie usage policy will be displayed at the bottom of the live version of your Outgrow content piece. You can choose to 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 etc.
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 or not. This cookie controls the initialization of the above-mentioned cookies, 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 in ensuring that we are able to deliver better User Analytics to our customers so that they are able to make data-based decisions.
In case you have any questions or concerns, please feel to reach out to us at [email protected] and we will be happy to assist you further.