Why do we use cookies at sketch?

Last updated 25 May 2018


What are cookies?  Why should I care?


Cookies are very small text files that are saved onto your computer or handheld device when you browse websites.  Like the majority of websites on the internet we use cookies to provide you with the best experience we can.
Cookies can be used by malicious websites to assist in the collection of personal or sensitive information or by sites wanting to track your movement across the internet.


Why do sketch use cookies?


We use cookies to help us in numerous ways:

What our cookies do not do:


Are cookies spyware?


Cookies are not sophisticated programs such as spyware or malware.  If you are worried about this kind of prying you may wish to install an anti-spyware software.  These will have a function to automatically delete invasive cookies.


Granting us permission to use cookies.


By clicking the accept button on the Cookie Warning Prompt on our site and the continued use of the site we take to mean that you are happy with the use of cookies.


3rd Party Cookies


Some of the cookies our site will store on your computer will not come directly from sketch, but rather third party services.  These include:

Disabling these cookies will remove their functionality from the site. Google also provides a tool to opt-out of Google Analytics here.


Turning off cookies:


Your browser will have settings to toggle the acceptance of cookies.  Common browser settings help pages can be found here:

Microsoft Edge
Google Chrome
Internet Explorer
Safari

Turning off cookies will prevent many functions of the site including the e-commerce and social media sharing tools from providing the experience they were designed to provide.