Cookies and Similar Technologies

Last updated: June 4, 2018

Cookies are a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user’s computer by the user’s web browser while the user is browsing. They help website providers with things like understanding how people use a website, remembering a user’s login details, and storing website preferences. This page explains how we use cookies to help us ensure that our services function properly, prevent fraud, and analyze and improve the services in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

 

1. How We Use Cookies

Cookies play an important role in helping us provide personal, effective and safe services. We use cookies on our website. We change the cookies periodically as we improve or add to our services, but we generally use cookies for the following purposes:

  1. To operate our services. Some cookies are essential to the operation of our website and services. We use those cookies in a number of different ways, including:
  • Functionality. We use functional cookies, for example, to remember your language preferences to save you the trouble of having to change these every time you enter our website. Without these cookies, our website would not work properly and you would not be able to use certain important features.
  • Fraud prevention and detection. Cookies and similar technologies that we deploy through websites and the services help us learn things about computers and web browsers used to access the services. This information helps us monitor for and detect potentially harmful or illegal use of our services.
  1. To analyze and improve our services. We use cookies to help us understand how visitors arrived at our website, how and how long they use it and how we can improve their experience. This type of so-called “analytics” cookies can provide us with anonymous information to help us understand which parts of our website interest our visitors and if they experience any errors. We use these cookies to test different designs and features for our sites and we also use them to help us monitor how our visitors reach our sites.

2. How We Use Other Technologies

Third Party Analytics. We use Google Analytics. We have set our Google Analytics to protect your privacy to the maximum extent. For example, we have concluded a data processing agreement with Google to protect your data. We have also made sure that the last octet of your IP-address is invisible and have turned off the setting which allows sharing data with Google. We are also not using any other Google Analytics related cookie services which are offered by Google.

3. How To Manage Cookies

Your web browser may allow you to change your cookie preferences, including to delete and disable dLocal cookies. Please consult the help section of your web browser or follow the links below to understand your options, but please note that if you choose to disable the cookies, some features of our website or services may not operate as intended.

4. Cookie Table

Cookies that we commonly use are listed below. This list is not exhaustive, but describes the main reasons we typically set cookies.

dLocal cookies

COOKIE NAME PURPOSE PERSISTENT OR SESSION
PHPSESSID Saves information related to the payment status and payment data within the current session. Session
atb_mfbb2014_mcd Saves information related to payment routing to acquirer ( like credit card processor, ip user, credit card brand, payment amount ) Session
pmcc Saves information related to a credit card payment (chosen installments, discount coupons etc, sensitive information is not saved). Session
rbzid Used for security purposes, determines that a user has passed the challenge–response authentication. Persistent

Third party cookies

COOKIE NAME PURPOSE OPT OUT LINK
__utmz From google analytics : Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
__utma From google analytics : Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
_ga From google analytics : Used to distinguish users. https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
_gid From google analytics : Used to distinguish users. https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
_gat From google analytics : Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>.  
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