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Universal Analytics

Name Purpose Expires
_ga This helps us count how many people visit substance.it by tracking if you’ve visited before 2 years
_gat Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made 10 minutes

Google Analytics

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Name Purpose Expires
_utma Like _ga, this lets us know if you’ve visited before, so we can count how many of our visitors are new to substance.it or to a certain page 2 years
_utmb This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on substance.it 30 minutes
_utmc This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser when you close your browser
_utmv It is used to set and pass custom variable information to Google Analytics server. 2 years from set/update
_utmx The cookie stores the variation a particular visitor is assigned to for each experiment, so that the visitor continues to see same variation in each his/her visit. 2 years from set/update
_utmz This tells us how you reached substance.it (eg from another website or a search engine) 6 months

Third Party Cookies:

(a) YouTube Cookies:
The following cookies are placed on your device by YouTube when you visit a page on our Website and/or Service where the YouTube player is embedded. For more information about YouTube’s use of cookies, please visit Google’s Cookie Policy.

Visitor_INFO1_LIVE YouTube uses this cookie to attempt to estimate your bandwidth.
YSC This cookie is set by YouTube on pages where the YouTube player is embedded.
ID This is Google’s main advertising cookie for non-Google sites and is stored under the domain doubleclick.net.

(b) Bandcamp Cookies:
The following cookies are placed on your device by Bandcamp when you visit a page on our Website and/or Service where the Bandcamp Player is embedded. For more information about Bandcamp’s use of cookies, please visit their Privacy Policy.

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(c) SoundCloud Cookies:
The following cookies are placed on your device by SoundCloud when you use our Website and/or Service. For more information about SoundCloud’s use of cookies, please visit their Cookie Policy.

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(d) Vimeo cookies

player, _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmt_player, _utmz, aka_debug Cookies set by Vimeo to enable the operation of Vimeo videos embedded in this website. 1 year, 2 years, 30 mins, when session ends, 10 mins, 6 months, when session ends