How does Issuu use cookies?

Page updated: 2018-04-06

Issuu uses different types of cookies for various purposes, such as:

Some examples of how we use these cookies are:

What cookies does Issuu use?

The following is a list of the non-optional cookies that we use.

Cookie Name Cookie Purpose
Google Analytics ( _ga, _gid ) Google Analytics cookies are used to collect anonymous information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and help us improve our website. The information collected is anonymous and includes the number of visitors to the website, what pages they visited and where they have come to the website from. More information is available here.
Google DoubleClick (_gads, DSID, IDE, bdfSurf) Issuu uses Google DoubleClick to measure the effectiveness of our online marketing campaigns. The main purpose of this cookie is for targeting/advertising. This cookie is associated with the DoubleClick for Publishers service from Google. Its purpose is to serve the showing of adverts on the site, for which the owner may earn some revenue.
Quantcast (_qca, mc) Quantcast may use your computer’s IP address, pixel code, referring HTTP location, current HTTP location, search string, time of the access, browser’s time, any searches made on the applicable website and other statistics in order to analyze Log Data from different websites and combine it with other non Personally Identifiable Information to produce the Reports that are made available on the Site. The purpose of this cookie is to enable web publishers and advertisers to deliver audience segments that are appropriate for their products or services.
Microsoft Bing (_uetsid) Microsoft Bing Ads Universal Event Tracking (UET) tracking cookie. Learn more.
Optimisely (optimizelyBuckets, optimizelyEndUserId, optimizelySegments) Issuu uses Optimizely cookies to test and analyse how audiences interact with Issuu. We do this to make informed decisions about how to provide a better experience for Issuu users.
Mixpanel (mp_*) These cookies are used to analyze activity on our website and application in order to improve the user experience. This information is shared with Mixpanel.
Issuu Tracking (iutk, issuu.auid, fe--tracking, global-view-count,*) The Issuu’s analytics system uses cookies, log file data and embedded code to gather information regarding visitor activity on Issuu products. Issuu uses this information to help improve the services it provides to its users.
Zendesk (ZD-buid ZD-suid __zlcstore __zlcmid) These cookies allow us to communicate with you to identify a device across visits, and also across a single chat session to offer support. This information is shared with Zendesk
Criteo (__ansync3rdp_criteo) Targeting/Advertising
Stripe (__stripe-js-v3-features__, __stripe_mid, __stripe_sid) (On Digital Sales pages): uses these cookies to process payments for our website.