Cookies are fundamental to how the Web operates today. They are small pieces of data that are downloaded to your computer’s hard drive, tablet or phone (collectively, “Device”) when you visit a website or application (collectively, “Sites”). Cookies are designed to reliably record functional activity such as traveling through multiple web pages, logging into a web platform, or placing items into a digital shopping cart.
What Cookies Do We Use?
Cookies set by us are called “First-Party Cookies”. We utilize a variety of First-Party Cookies to power, improve and enable core Box Services. We use First-Party Cookies when you access our site, utilize an in-app product offering or visit other sites and apps that integrate with the Box Services. Many of our cookies are required for reasons that are “strictly necessary” for the Box Services to operate, and we refer to these as “Strictly-Necessary Cookies”. We also set functionality cookies which enhance the performance and functionality of the Box Services, and analytics cookies.
Box also utilizes cookies created by Third Parties (also described as, “Third-Party Cookies”). Third-Party Cookies may be utilized for the purpose of engaging in marketing campaigns, customizing your website experience or notifying you about the Box Services. For more information about how Third Parties handle information collected by Third-Party Cookies, please see their respective Privacy Policies.
The chart below describes the First-Party Cookies and Third-Party Cookies served through the Box Services, including the Third Parties who serve them, their purpose, and how you can manage them.
|Who Serves the Cookie?
|Cookie Information and Management
|Targeting and Advertising
|We and our Service Providers use tracking pixels and scripts sometimes called “advertising cookies” to provide our users and website visitors with more relevant content. Targeting cookies also help Box measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns. Please note, Box does not use targeting cookies in the Box web Application. We utilize targeting cookies solely on our marketing web pages.
|Dstillery helps us to target advertisements on social media websites.
More information about Dstillery cookies, and a global opt-out, can be found here.
|Demandbase helps us enhance the user experience and target advertisements on other websites.
More information about Demandbase cookies can be found here.
|LiveRamp helps us track how users interact with the Box Service and target advertisements on other websites.
More information about LiveRamp cookies, including information on how you can opt-out, can be found here.
|Google helps us target search engine marketing, track how users interact with the Box Service, and target advertisements on other websites. Google services used include AdWords, Dynamic Remarketing, DoubleClick Floodlight, and DoubleClick Ad Exchange-Buyer.
More information about Google cookies, including how they are used and how you can opt out, can be found here. You can directly opt out of Google Ad personalization here.
|Iterable helps us track visitors from Iterable emails.
More information about Iterable cookies can be found here.
|Flashtalking helps us provide Box advertisements to targeted audiences on other websites.
More information about Flashtalking cookies can be found here. Opt out of Flashtalking cookies and targeted ads at the following link.
|LinkedIn Ads helps us track how users interact with the Box Service and enables us to target ads on LinkedIn.
More information about LinkedIn Ads cookies can be found here.
|Facebook Pixel helps us track how users interact with the Box Service and enables us to target ads on Facebook.
More information about Facebook Pixel can be found here.
|Twitter Conversion Tracking; Twitter Analytics
|Twitter helps us track how users interact with the Box Service and enables us to target advertisements on Twitter.
More information about Twitter cookies, including information on how you can opt-out, can be found here.
|The TradeDesk helps us manage our digital advertising campaigns.
More information about The TradeDesk pixel can be found here.
|Marketo helps us track user behavior and link that behavior to Marketo marketing emails, and to measure campaign effectiveness.
More information about Marketo cookies can be found here.
|Strictly-Necessary or Functional
|We and our Service Providers use strictly-necessary or functional web beacons and scripts to remember user preferences, settings, and other information that helps Box improve user experience. Please note, opting-out of these cookies may impair your access to the Box Services.
|Optimizely Geographical Targeting helps us identify website visitors to help us personalize the user experience.
More information about Optimizely cookies, including information on how you can opt-out, can be found here.
|Marketo helps us with the submission of Marketo forms.
More information about Marketo cookies can be found here.
|We and our Service Providers use analytics pixels and scripts sometimes referred to as “performance cookies”, to collect information about how people interact with Box. Box uses this information to measure performance and improve the Box Services.
|New Relic helps us conduct application performance monitoring.
More information about New Relic cookies can be found here.
|Adobe Analytics (Omniture)
|Adobe Analytics helps us track usage and performance of Box Services.
More Information about Adobe cookies can be found here.
|Hotjar helps us track usage and performance.
More information about Hotjar cookies can be found here, and a direct opt-out can be found here.
|Google Analytics helps us track usage and performance of Box Service.
More information about Google cookies, including how they are used and how you can opt out, can be found here. You can directly opt out of Google Ad personalization at the following link.