IP ADDRESSES & COOKIES

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Specifically, cookies are used in the following cases:

(i) timezone: Storing timezone data of the user.

(ii) fb_uid, fb_access_token: Storing users with Facebook account connection information, including User ID and the access token. (iii) fb_publish_action: A boolean storing whether a user have publish action permission for ArtStack.

(iv) redirect_url_after_stripe: The redirect location after the user connects to his/her Stripe account.

(v) fb_click_id, sharers_user_id, share_id: Information for statistics, storing where and what Facebook post the user click to enter ArtStack.

(vi) fb_click_id is the id of the click action. sharers_user_id is the user ID who shares the post to Facebook. share_id is the ID of the shared post in Facebook.

(vii) detected_locale: Storing the locale of user (default is “en”). asked_open_app: A boolean storing whether already asked the user to use ArtStack mobile app or not.

(viii) return_to: Storing the place to be redirected after login.

(ix) mystack_layout: Storing the chosen layout option of the stacks list on user profile (grid or list).

(x) main_layout: Storing the chosen layout option of homepage (“mosaic or feed).

(xi) work_in_mind_sort: Storing the sorting option Work in Mind (default “recent”).

(xii) _user_credentials: Storing the access token of the user in ArtStack.

(xiii) _web_session: Storing the web session token of the user in ArtStack with respect to the browser.

(xiv) ab_test, ab_test_ref: Storing the information of A/B test. ab_test is a boolean storing whether A/B Test is enabled to that user. ab_test_ref is a number adjusting the probability of variant A and B. currency: Storing the currency code of the user (e.g. USD).

(xv) first_before_signup, last_before_signup: Already no use.

(xvi) channel: The source page where the user signup to ArtStack.

(xvii) OptimizelyBuckets, OptimizelyEndUserId, OptimizelyPendingLogEvents, OptimizelySegments: Cookies created by an A/B Test service called Optimizely.

(xix) mp{a hash value}mixpanel: A cookie created by an analytics service called MixPanel.

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