BlackSky Cookies Policy

Last Updated:  September 13, 2021

This Cookies Policy (the “Cookies Policy”) applies to BlackSky Technology Inc. and our subsidiaries (“BlackSky” or “we”) and describes how we use Cookies and similar technologies on our website, www.blacksky.com (the “Website”). This Cookies Policy explains what Cookies are, how we use Cookies, how third parties we may partner with may use Cookies on our Website, and your choices regarding Cookies.

 

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files stored on your computer or other device. They are widely used to make websites work or improve the efficiency of a website. Cookies help with website functionality and user experience because websites can read and write to these text files, enabling the site to recognize you and remember important information that will make your use of the site more convenient (e.g., by remembering your language or font preference settings).  Cookies may also allow us to collect information about the pages you view on our Website, which we and our advertising partners use to show you relevant ads for products and services when you browse the internet or use social media.

 

Cookies Used By Our Website

Our Website may use the following Cookies:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies. These are Cookies required for the operation of our Website. They include, for example, Cookies that enable you to log in to secure areas of our Website. The Cookies used by our Website may change, but below are some examples of Strictly Necessary Cookies that our Website may use, including the retention periods for such Cookies.

 

Cookie NameCookie TypeDescriptionExpiration
ASP.NET_SessionIdMicrosoft Application Session CookieThis general purpose platform session Cookie is used by sites written with Microsoft .NET-based technologies. It’s usually used to maintain an anonymized user session by the server.End of user session

 

  • Analytical/Performance Cookies. These Cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors navigate our Website.  This helps us improve the way our Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. The Cookies used by our Website may change, but below are some examples of Analytical/Performance Cookies that our Website may use, including the retention periods for such Cookies.

 

Cookie NameCookie TypeDescriptionExpiration
_gat_gtag_UA*Google Analytics CookieStores unique user ID1 minute
_gaGoogle Analytics Persistent CookieUsed to count and track page views730 Days
_gidGoogle Analytics CookieUsed to count and track page views1 day

 

  • Functionality Cookies. These Cookies are used to recognize you when you return to our Website. Functionality Cookies enable us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (e.g., your choice of language or region). The Cookies used by our Website may change, but below are some examples of Functionality Cookies that our Website may use, including the retention periods for such Cookies.
  • Targeting Cookies. These Cookies may record your visits to our Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We may use this information to make our Website, and any advertising displayed on them, more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose. Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use Cookies on their websites, over which we have no control. The Cookies used by our Website may change, but below are some examples of Targeting Cookies that our Website may use, including the retention periods for such Cookies.

 

How to Manage, Disable or Opt-Out of Cookies Used By This Site

You may refuse, accept, or remove Cookies from our Website at any time via the Cookie preferences setting on your browser. Please refer to www.allaboutcookies.com (opens in a new tab) for information on commonly used browsers. Please be aware that if Cookies are disabled or removed, not all features of our Website may operate as intended.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout (opens in a new tab).

Please see the BlackSky Privacy Statement for additional information about our use of tracking technologies.

 

Contact Us

For any questions, comments, or concerns about this Cookies Policy, please contact us at privacy@blacksky.com or write to us at:

BlackSky Technology Inc.

Attention:  Legal Department—Privacy Rights

13241 Woodland Park Road, Suite 300

Herndon, VA 20171

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