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DNSPod Cookies Policy (applicable to users located in regions outside of EEA, Switzerland, United Kingdom and Korea)

For the purposes of this Cookies Policy, “we”, “us” and “our” means (in the case of persons located in the EEA, Switzerland or United Kingdom) Tencent Cloud Europe B.V., a company with its registered address at Atrium building, 8th floor, Strawinskylaan 3127, 1077 ZX Amsterdam, the Netherlands and, (in the case of persons located outside of the EEA, Switzerland or United Kingdom), the entity that you have contracted with, as set out in the Tencent Cloud Terms of Service. Please see our privacy policy applicable to our service for how we handle any personal data we collected through cookies.

We use cookies, log files, pixel tags, web beacons, scripts, eTags and similar files or technologies to collect and store the information we automatically collect about your device and use of the service available on (the “Service”). You can find out more about cookies and how to control them in the information below.

If you do not accept the use of these cookies, please disable them using the instructions in this Cookies Policy, by following the 'opt-out' links provided below or by changing your settings so that cookies from the Service cannot be placed on your device.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your browser or device when you visit a certain web address. Cookies are then sent back to the originating web address on each subsequent visit, or to another web address that recognises that cookie. Cookies are widely used in order to make the Service work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the Service team.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your log-in and preferences, and generally improving the user experience. Cookies may tell us, for example, whether you have accessed or used the Service before or whether you are a new visitor or user. They can also help to ensure that advertising you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. Cookies can help us safeguard the security of our data and services and detect the cheating, hacking and fraud against our products and services. For instance, cookies can store ticket information, which can be used by the server to verify if the log-in is made by yourself independently. The encrypted information in the ticket can also be used to prevent a variety of types of attacks, cross-site information theft, and access with disguised identity.

There are two broad categories of cookies:

  • First party cookies, served directly by us to your device.

  • Third party cookies, which are served by a third party on our behalf.

Cookies can remain on your browser or device for different periods of time. Some cookies are 'session cookies', meaning that they exist only while your browser or application is open. These are deleted automatically once you close your browser or application. Other cookies are 'permanent cookies', meaning that they survive after your browser or application is closed. They can be used by the Service to recognise your device when you visit and use the Service again.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies to:

  • verify log-in information to ensure the security of your account;
  • track traffic flow and patterns of travel in connection with the Service;
  • understand the total number of visitors to the Service on an ongoing basis;
  • improve our services and provide reference data for the research and development of new functions; and
  • provide customer services to you.

What types of cookies do we use?

The types of cookies used by us and our partners in connection with the Service can be classified into the following categories, namely 'essential cookies', 'functionality cookies' and 'analytics and performance cookies'. We have set out some further information about each category, and the purposes of the cookies we and third parties set in the following table.

Type of cookie What it does and what data it processes How to block
Cookies necessary for essential services These cookies are essential to provide you with the Service and to use some of its features, such as to authenticate log-in, secure the Service and your information, upgrade existing user accounts, detect whether is synchronized with the login status of the Tencent Cloud official website, and prevent fraudulent, criminal, hacking or other suspect activities and attacks. Without these cookies, services you have asked for, like secure login accounts, would not be possible. Please see the instructions set out in 'How to control or delete cookies' below.
Functionality Cookies Functionality cookies record information about choices you have made and allow us to tailor the Service to you. These cookies mean that when you continue to use or come back to use the Service, we can provide you with our services as you have asked for them to be provided. For example, these cookies allow us to save your language preference by redirecting you to the appropriate language version once you choose a language. Please see the instructions set out in 'How to control or delete cookies' below.
Performance / Analytics Cookies We use performance/analytics cookies to analyze how the Service is accessed, used, or are performing in order to provide you with a better user experience and to maintain, operate and continually improve the Service. For example, these cookies allow us to determine the number of unique users of the Service. Please see the instructions set out in 'How to control or delete cookies' below.

How to control or delete cookies

You have the right to choose whether or not to accept cookies and we have explained how you can exercise this right below. However, please note that if you choose to refuse certain cookies you may not be able to use the full functionality of the Service.

Most browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the “Help” option in your browser for more details.

When you use our Service for the first time, we will provide you with a notice which lets you know how we use cookies, why we use them and how you can change which cookies you accept. You can opt out of the cookies you do not consent to. Please note that if you choose not to receive our cookies, we cannot guarantee that your experience of our Service will be as good as it could otherwise be.

Changes to this Cookies Policy

We will update this Cookies Policy to reflect changes in our practices and services. When we post changes to this Cookies Policy, we will revise the "Last Updated" date at the top of this Cookies Policy. If we make any material changes in the way we collect, use, and/or share information held in cookies, we will notify you by prominently posting notice of the changes when you log in to or use the Service. We recommend that you check this page from time to time to inform yourself of any changes in this Cookies Policy or any of our other policies.

Need More Information?

If you would like to find out more about cookies and their use on the Internet, you may find the following link useful:

Cookies that have been set in the past

If you have disabled one or more cookies, we may still use information collected from cookies prior to your disabled preference being set, however, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information.

Contact us

If you have any questions or comments about this Cookies Policy, or privacy matters generally, please contact us via email at

Last updated on 2021-06-18 08:51

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