To offer a great browsing experience, Sharetribe uses cookies in its system. In the European Union, websites have to let their visitors know about this.
Right now, this isn't integrated within Sharetribe as it can be quite specific but there are solution to add it.

Build your cookie consent warning pop-up

Lots of services offer easy ways to quickly gather some code to provide a cookie consent pop-up. One of them is from WebsitePolicies To configure it, you should:

Keep the code you copied to add it to your marketplace!

Add your cookie-consent code to your marketplace

To enable it, you should:

  • log in with your administrator account in your marketplace,
  • open your admin panel,
  • go to the Design section,
  • paste the code created in earlier in the Custom Script section,
  • save.

That's it! Your custom cookie consent pop-up will be visible to all your visitors!

What are cookies used for in a Sharetribe marketplace

Right now, cookies are only used to store a session_id  value. Later in the Sharetribe system this value is used to find who this user is and adapt the display based on their settings.
The cookie is named _st_com_session  At present, this cookies are not used to store any personal information. This cookie is valid for 1 month.

Sharetribe also uses services such as Google Analytics, KissMetrics, New Relic and Intercom which manage their own cookies. You can learn more about their privacy policy on their websites and find the full list here.

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