CookiePolicy

This Cookie Notice describes how Block, Inc. and our affiliates (collectively, "Block", "we," and "us") use cookies and similar technologies in connection with the Block website (the "Site").

What are cookies and how do we use them?

When you interact with our Site, we obtain certain information using automated technologies, such as cookies. A "cookie" is a text file that websites send to a visitor’s computer or other internet-connected device to uniquely identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings in the browser. Similar automated technologies include web beacons (also known as an interne tag, pixel tag, or clear GIF), a tiny graphic image that may be used in websites.

This Site only uses Essential Cookies and Analytics Cookies. Essential Cookies are cookies and similar technologies essential to the functioning of our Site, and enable you to navigate and use all the features in the Site, including to remember your cookie preferences. Analytics Cookies are cookies and similar technologies that are used by our Site for purposes including measuring information about the performance of our Site and use across our Site, such as identifying the number of unique website visitors we receive, so that we can improve the Site.

We set some of these automated technologies ourselves, but others are set by third parties who deliver services on our behalf. For example, we may use other companies’ web analytics services, which use automated technologies to help us evaluate how visitors use our Site.

Certain cookies we use may last only for the duration of your web session and expire when you close your browser or exit the application. Other cookies are used to remember you when you return to use the Site and, as such, will last longer.

The cookies used by this Site are:

  • Cookie name: ALLOW_COOKIES
  • Purpose: Remembers a website visitor’s cookie preference.
  • First or third party: First party
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Category: Essential
  • Cookie name: ANALYTICS_CONTEXT
  • Purpose: Indicates whether analytics should be enabled in the location and whether the cookie consent banner should be shown.
  • First or third party: First party
  • Duration: Session
  • Category: Essential

Non-GDPR Countries only.

  • Cookie name: Google Analytics
  • Purpose: Helps us understand how our website performs and how visitors use it.
  • First or third party: Third party
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Category: Analytics

How do I manage cookies?

Essential Cookies are always enabled so that the website may function, but where required by applicable law, visitors may choose whether to accept Analytics Cookies by making the appropriate selection on the Site’s cookie banner. If you have previously accepted Analytics Cookies, you may later choose to opt out of cookies .

Your browser can alert you when cookies are placed on your device, and how you can stop or disable them via your browser settings.

Please note, however, that without cookies all of the features of our online services may not work properly. If you use a mobile device, you can manage how your device and browser share certain device data by changing the privacy and security settings on your mobile device. You can learn more about cookies and how to manage your preferences by visiting http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

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