What Cookies do we use?
Below we list the different types of cookies we may use on the Twitch Service.
These cookies are essential to the operation of our website in order to enable you to move around it and to use its features. Without these cookies, services you have asked for, such as accessing secure areas of the website or paid for content, cannot be provided. These cookies are essential for using the website and therefore cannot be turned off without severely affecting your use of the website.
Essential cookies on the Twitch Service may include:
Used to help users navigate within the website and to allow them to travel back to previous pages. You can control these cookies via your browser setting but please note that the Twitch Service may not function smoothly if you do.
Performance cookies, which often include analytics cookies, collect information about your use of this Twitch Service and enable us to improve the way it works. For example, performance cookies show us which are the most frequently visited pages on the website, allow us to see the overall patterns of usage on the Twitch Service, help us record any difficulties you have with the Twitch Service and show us whether our advertising is effective or not.
Performance cookies on this Twitch Service may include:
In some circumstances, we may use functionality cookies. Functionality cookies allow us to remember the choices you make on the Twitch Service and to provide enhanced and more personalized features, such as customising a certain webpage, remembering if we have asked you to participate in a promotion and for other services you request, like watching a video or commenting on a blog. All of these features help us to improve your visit to the Twitch Service.
Targeting or Advertising Cookies
We and our service providers may use targeting or advertising cookies to deliver ads that we believe are more relevant to you and your interests. For example, we may use targeting or advertising cookies to limit the number of times you see the same ad on our Twitch Service and to help measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns. These cookies remember what you have looked at on the Twitch Service and we may share this information with other organizations, such as advertisers.
For more information about targeting and advertising cookies and how you can opt out, you can visit
Targeting and advertising cookies on this Twitch Service may include:
We may, in certain situations, use Adobe Flash Player to deliver special content, such as video clips or animation. To improve your user experience, Local Shared Objects (commonly known as "Flash cookies") are employed to provide functions such as remembering your settings and preferences. Flash cookies are stored on your device, but they are managed through an interface different from the one provided by your web browser. This means it is not possible to manage Flash cookies at the browser level, in the same way you would manage cookies. Instead, you can access your Flash management tools from Adobe's website directly. The Adobe website provides comprehensive information on how to delete or disable Flash cookies see
for further information. Please be aware that if you disable or reject Flash cookies for the Twitch Service, you may not be able to access certain features, such as video content or services that require you to sign in.