Cookie Policy
Effective Date: October 14th, 2020

Cookies are small pieces of text used to store information on web browsers. Cookies are used to store and receive identifiers and other information on computers, phones and other devices. Other technologies, including data we store on the web browser or device, identifiers associated with your device, and other software, are used for similar purposes. In this policy, we refer to all of these technologies as “cookies”.

We use cookies if you use any of our services, have a CrowdTangle account and access our website (the “Services”).

Why Do We Use Cookies?

Cookies help us provide, protect and improve our Services, such as authentication and providing a safer experience. While the cookies that we use may change from time to time as we improve and update our Services, we use them for the following purposes:


We use cookies to verify your account and determine when you're logged in so we can make it easier for you to access the Services and show you the appropriate experience and features.

For example: We use cookies to keep you logged in as you navigate between the Services. Cookies also help us remember your browser so you do not have to keep logging in to your account.

Security, site and product integrity

We use cookies to help us keep your account, data and the Services safe and secure. We also use cookies to combat activity that violates our policies or otherwise degrades our ability to provide the Services.

For example: Cookies help us fight spam and phishing attacks.

Site features and services

We use cookies to enable the functionality that helps us provide the CrowdTangle Services.

For example: Cookies help us store preferences, know when you've seen or interacted with CrowdTangle’s Services and provide you with customized content and experiences.

We use cookies to enable the functionality that helps us provide the CrowdTangle Services.

For example: We store information in a cookie that is placed on your browser or device so that you will see the site in your preferred language.

Analytics and research

We use cookies to better understand how people use the Services so that we can improve them.

For example: Cookies can help us understand how people use the CrowdTangle Services, analyze which parts of the Services people find most useful and engaging, and identify features that could be improved.

How Can You Control CrowdTangle’s Use of Cookies?

You may be able to refuse or disable cookies by adjusting your web browser settings or visiting Because each web browser is different, please consult the instructions provided by your web browser (typically in the “help” section). If you choose to refuse, disable, or delete these technologies, some of the functionality of the Services may no longer be available to you.