Cookie Policy

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What is a cookie?

A cookie is a piece of data that may be stored in the browser you use to access Strava, which enables features and functionality. It allows our website to “remember” your activity or preferences over a length of time or during a particular session. If you're signed in to Strava, cookies allow us to show you the appropriate information and personalize your experience.

How does Strava use cookies?

We use session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are temporary cookies that are not stored in your browser beyond the session in question. They are used for authentication and security purposes and to ensure the effective and necessary functioning of the features which you are utilizing. We may also use a session cookie to remember your preferences when viewing the site. These session cookies are erased when you exit your browser.

Persistent cookies are those placed on your browser for a pre-determined length of time when you visit this site. They expire on a set expiration date, or when they are deleted manually. To learn more about how you can delete cookies manually, read the section below entitled “Managing and refusing the use of cookies.”help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

We classify the cookies into the four broad categories described below.  

Strava Cookie Categorization
Type 1
Strictly necessary
These cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of the website, such as tracking a user session, or accessing secure areas.
Session cookie used to pin a logged-in session to a browser
Type 2
These cookies help us to understand how visitors interact with our webpages, perform analytics, and improve your experience by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
Cookies delivered by Google Analytics for purposes of aggregate reporting
Type 3
These cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.
Cookie used to remember your preferred language.
Type 4
Tracking, targeting and sharing
These cookies remember that you've visited a website, a particular web page, and/or track your activities on the site to assist us in measuring and understanding how our products are used and how they can be optimized.
This information is sometimes shared with third party advertisers for serving targeted online advertising or other personalized content. We may also receive other analytics information from these third parties.
Cookies used to track visitor activity on an individual basis can be used by third party business partners to serve personalized content, and/or later aggregated and used to analyze website traffic and trends.

We use the following cookies for performance, analytics and research purposes, or advertising purposes: LinkedIn, Google Analytics, DreamData, and Hubspot.

Managing your choices and opt-ing out of the use of cookies

When you first visit our site, you will see a banner asking whether you would like to accept the use of cookies. By clicking “Allow All,” you agree to the use of all cookies as described here, including non-essential cookies. We will only use non-essential cookies if you click “Allow All” on the cookies banner, or in your cookies preferences.

You can manage your cookies preferences at any time by toggling the radio button at the bottom of this policy. If you click “Deny” in your cookies preferences or on the cookies banner, we will not use non-essential cookies.

Changes to this policy

This policy may change from time to time, so it should be reviewed frequently for the most up to date cookie information. We will notify you of any changes by updates to this page.

If you have questions about this policy or Strava’s Privacy Policy, please contact us at