Last updated as of: May 25, 2016
What types of cookies do we use?
We and/or our third party service providers use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies on our Site and App. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. Session cookies only last for as long as the session (usually the current visit to the Site or a browser session). A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time and will be read when you return to the Site and App. If you reject cookies, you may still use our Site and App, but your ability to use some areas of our Site and App will be limited.
We use certain session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate the Site and App and making the view of the pages consistent. If you reject cookies, you may still use our Site and App, but your ability to use some areas of our Site and App may be limited.
Examples of session cookies that we use include:
login_interstitial_seen - these cookies store information about a user's login interstitial
saved_locale - these cookies store information about a user's preferred language
We use certain persistent cookies to track your sessions on the Site and App, track your login avatar or username, track if we have displayed certain interstitals, and track preferred login methods and landing pages. We also use persistent cookies to keep you logged in, to attempt to track related accounts and certain preferences (such as use 3D or 2D chat experience).
Examples of persistent cookies that we use include:
imvu_avnm - these cookies store information about a user's last-used avatar name
osCsid - these cookies store information about a user's session cookie
sncd - these cookies store information about a user's logged-in customer ids
Third Party Cookies
These third parties also drop cookies through the Site:
These third parties also drop cookies through the App:
IMVU tracks users on the Site and App but does not track users over time and across our Site, App and third party websites. IMVU does not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals.
- Third parties, with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity, may use Flash cookies to collect and store information.
Flash cookies are different from browser cookies because of the amount of, type of, and how data is stored. Cookie management tools provided by your browser will not remove Flash cookies. To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies click here:
Most browsers allow you to control cookies through your setting preferences. If you limit the ability of websites to set cookies, your user experience may be affected. Not allowing cookies may also stop you from saving customized settings like login information.
How to Control cookies
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit wikipedia.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
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