Cookie Policy

We use cookies and similar technologies to enhance your browsing experience, improve performance, analyze site traffic and provide personalized content.

Cookie Notice

Tracking and Cookies

We track and save key usage metrics across the Qmee website, browser extension and mobile app in order to improve our services. This tracking data may be stored on your devices, on our servers, and on our tracking partners' servers.

Our current tracking partners are Facebook, Google, Branch and Hotjar.

  • Facebook - data sent to Facebook may be used for tracking user interaction with Qmee, and for targeted advertising provided by Facebook.
  • Twitter - data sent to Twitter may be used for tracking user interaction with Qmee, and for targeted advertising provided by Twitter.
  • Google - data sent to Google's Analytics service may be used for tracking user interaction with Qmee (this Analytics data is anonymised by default). Data sent to Google's Adwords service may be used for targeted advertising by Google.
  • Microsoft Bing - data sent to Microsoft Bing may be used for tracking user interaction and for targeted advertising
  • Branch - data sent to Branch may be used for tracking user interaction with Qmee, and for targeted advertising.
  • Hotjar - data sent to Hotjar may be used for tracking user interaction with Qmee.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and allows us to improve our site. We use "analytical" cookies to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. We may also use cookies to offer you targeted advertisements if you give consent. If you register with us or complete our online forms, we will use cookies to remember your details during your current visit, and any future visits provided the cookie was not deleted in the interim. If you click on sponsored results when using our service, you may be redirected to the partner/advertiser's site via affiliate cookies. You can disable and/or delete all types of cookies by using your browser settings. Cookies are generally easy to disable and/or delete but how you do so varies from browser to browser. The "help" function within your browser should tell you how to do it. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to make use of all or part of our website or service. For further information about cookies please visit www.allaboutcookies.org

Cookies on Qmee.com

Cookies that remember your settings

  • cookie-consent - used by us to remember your cookie consent preferences.
  • qm_extension - used by us to allow the browser extension to work.
  • logged_in - used by us to tell if you're logged in.

Cookies that measure website use

  • _gat - Google - is a first party cookie used by Google to throttle requests to Google Analytics, increasing network efficiency. Expires after 1 minute.
  • _ga - Google - is a first party cookie used to distinguish users during tracking. Expires after 2 years.
  • _gid - Google - is a first party cookie used to distinguish users during tracking. Expires after 24 hours.
  • _hjid - Hotjar - Used to persist the Hotjar User ID, unique to that site on the browser. This ensures that subsequent visits will be attributed to the same user ID. Expires after 365 days.
  • _hjIncludedInPageviewSample - Hotjar - Used to let Hotjar know whether a visitor is included in the data sampling. Expires after 30 minutes.
  • _hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress - Hotjar - Used to detect the first pageview session of a visitor. Expires after 30 minutes.
  • _hjTLDTest - Hotjar - Used to find the most generic path for Hotjar, for use across subdomains. Expires when the page is closed (Session cookie).

Cookies that help with our communications and marketing.

  • _fbp - Facebook - Used by Facebook to store and track visits across websites. Expires after 3 months.
  • fr - Facebook - Used to provide ad delivery or retargeting. Expires after 3 months.
  • sb - Facebook - Used to store browser details. Expires after 2 years.
  • datar - Facebook - Used by Facebook to provide frad prevention. Expires after 2 years.
  • xs -Facebook - to store a unique session ID. Expires after 3 months.
  • wd - Facebook - to read screen resolution. Expires after 1 week.
  • dpr - Facebook - to read screen resolution. Expires after 1 week.
  • sb - Facebook - to store browser details. Expires after 2 years.
  • c_user -Facebook - to store a unique user ID. Expires after 30 days.
  • _s - Branch - Used to collect data on visitors behaviour and interaction. Expires after 1 year.
  • twis - Branch - Used to collect data on visitors behaviour and interaction. Expires after 1 year.
  • locale - Branch - Used to determing the preferred language and country setting. Expires after 30 days.
  • bnc_returning_visitor - Branch - Used to collect data on visitors behaviour and interaction. Expires after 29 days.
  • mbox - Used by Twitter to improve its own service, and enable additional features for logged in Twitter users, and to target Twitter ads.
  • twid - Used by Twitter to improve its own service, and enable additional features for logged in Twitter users, and to target Twitter ads.
  • auth_token - Used by Twitter to improve its own service, and enable additional features for logged in Twitter users, and to target Twitter ads.
  • ct0 - Twitter - Used to track the sharing of content on Twitter.
  • kdt - Twitter - Used to track the sharing of content on Twitter.
  • dnt - Twitter - Used to track the sharing of content on Twitter.
  • external_referer - Twitter - Used to collect information about the pages viewed by the user in the session
  • guest_id - Twitter - Used by Twitter to improve its own service, and enable additional features for logged in Twitter users, and to target Twitter ads.
  • _gid - Twitter - Used by Twitter to improve its own service, and enable additional features for logged in Twitter users, and to target Twitter ads.
  • personalization_id - Twitter - Persistent cookie installed by Twitter
  • ads_prefs - Twitter - Persistent cookie installed by Twitter
  • _uetsid - Microsoft Bing - This is a first-party cookie used by Bing to collect information about pages viewed by the user, and to handle remarketing campaigns

Cookie Settings

You can withdraw consent at any time by switching off the relevant setting.

Strictly necessary cookies

There are some essential cookies that are required for the website to function and therefore need to always be on. They allow us to keep you logged into your account, for example.

Cookies that remember your settings

These cookies do things like remember your preferences and the choices you make, to personalise your experience of using the site.

Cookies that measure website use

We use services that measure how you use the website, such as Google Analytics. We do this to improve everyone's experience of our website.

Cookies that help with our communications and marketing

These cookies may be set by third party websites to provide social media measurement services and targeted advertisements personal to you. These tools help us measure response to our communications and improve our web pages and promotions.