Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy Last updated on May 21, 2018.

When you use the Services, we use persistent and session cookies and other similar tracking technologies to: (a) store your username and password; (b) analyze the usage of our sites and Services by collecting the information discussed in section 1.3.1 above; © customize the Services to your preferences; and (d) control the advertising displayed by the Services, as well as advertisements that may be displayed on other websites or mobile applications. The cookies may reflect de-identified data linked to or derived from data you voluntarily have submitted to us, e.g., a hashed version of your email address that we may share with service providers, solely in non-human readable form. We and our vendors may also use other Internet technologies, such as Flash technologies, Web beacons or pixel tags, and other similar technologies, to deliver or communicate with cookies and track your use of the Services, as well as serve you ads when you are using our Services and/or when you are on other websites when those cookies can be accessed. We also may include Web beacons in e-mail messages or newsletters to determine whether the message has been opened and for other analytics. As we adopt additional technologies, we may also gather additional information through other methods. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser settings to decline cookies by visiting the Help portion of your browser’s toolbar. If you choose to decline or otherwise disable cookies, please note that you may not be able to sign in, customize, or use some of the interactive features of the Services. Flash cookies operate differently than browser cookies, and cookie management tools available in a web browser will not remove Flash cookies. To learn more about how to manage Flash cookies, you can visit the Adobe website and make changes at the Global Privacy Settings Panel.

Below is a detailed list of the cookies we use on our Website. Our Website is scanned with our cookie scanning tool regularly to maintain a list as accurate as possible. We classify cookies in the following categories:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies
  • Performance Cookies
  • Functional Cookies
  • Targeting Cookies

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to user-initiated requests for services, such as logging in, filling in forms, accessing secure areas of the website, or setting privacy preferences.

These cookies are used to speed up page load times.
Google Tag Manager
This cookie is associated with Google Tag Manager, which we use to load scripts into our website pages.
These cookies ask your browser to store information on your device to remember information about you, such as your log-in information or whether you have an account.

Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can improve the performance of the site. They help us know which pages are most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and there anonymous.

Google Analytics
Google Analytics gathers information allowing Playboy to understand interactions on our website and refine the user experience.
These cookies track conversion from Facebook.
These cookies track conversion from Twitter.
These cookies track conversion from Pinterest.
These cookies measure how selected users react to targeted changes to the website’s content and functionality in order to determine what variations are most efficacious in terms of user engagement and customer conversion.

Functional Cookies

These cookies allow the provision of enhanced functionality and personalization, allowing the website to remember choices you make or provide services you have asked for, such as watching videos. They may be set by Playboy or by third-party providers whose services we have added to the pages. Without these cookies, some or all of these functionalities may not work properly.

This cookie tracks your session watching videos in the Brightcove player and Video Cloud Studio.

Targeting Cookies

These cookies are by advertisers or by Playboy to build audience segments and help customize content and messaging for newsletters and landing pages and other user experiences associated with, Playboy events and products.

Google / DoubleClick. _IDE
These cookies allow Playboy to recognize across devices and build audience segments to deliver personalized and relevant content on the website and in newsletters.
Cookies are important to the proper functioning of a website. We use cookies to enhance website performance and to monitor website traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our advertising and analytic partners for marketing purposes. Visit our Cookie Policy to learn more about our use of Cookies.