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COOKIE policy

Updated October 4, 2023


This Cookie Policy (hereinafter the "Cookie Policy" or "Policy") will allow you to obtain more information about the use of our services when accessing Codacy’s Website (hereinafter “Codacy”).

Codacy’s Website uses Cookies and/or similar technologies that collect and store information as you browse the Website. 

Please note that this Policy is not applicable to third-party websites that can be accessed via hyperlinks provided on the Website. In addition, this Policy does not regulate data processing carried out by third parties when they obtain data through Cookies installed on the Website. Such processing operations will be the responsibility of the third parties which collect them. 

You may, at any time, configure your preferences regarding the Cookies used on the Website, through the tool provided for managing Cookies. 

We remind you that some Cookies allow your identification, and to that extent, you should also read and take note of the Privacy Policy, which clarifies and complements the present Cookies Policy.

1. What are cookies?

Cookies consist of portions of code installed in the browser that assist Codacy in providing our Services according to the purposes described. Some of the Cookies collected are collected by Codacy, whereas others are collected by third-party tools listed below. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.
Each time you visit the Website, your browser allows access to Cookies installed on your device, making it possible to recognize and memorize the identifier associated with the User (where applicable), as well as to immediately activate your usage preferences. The Website only installs Cookies on your device with your express consent, except in the case of Cookies that are strictly necessary for the operation of the Website. 

2. Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies to improve and customize Codacy Services and your experience; to allow you to access and use the Websites or SaaS Services without re-entering your username or password; and to count visits and understand which areas and features of the Website and Codacy platform are most popular.

3. What type of cookies does Codacy use?

The Website uses several categories of Cookies, each category corresponding to different purposes:

Necessary Cookies: Cookies of a technical nature that allow the User to navigate the Website, enabling basic functions such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the pages and enabling the management and operation of the Website. For these Cookies, consent is not collected because the Website or services cannot function properly without them.

Functional Cookies: Functional cookies help perform certain functionalities like sharing the content of the Website on social media platforms, collecting feedback, and other third-party features. 

Analytics Cookies: Cookies that allow monitoring and analysis of user behavior on Codacy’s Website. These cookies help provide information on metrics such as the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc. 

You will find more detailed information here about the Cookies we use and their functionality, including who places them, how they work, their purpose, duration and how they share data with third-parties.

4. What is the Cookies’ duration?

In terms of duration, Cookies can be classified as:   

Session Cookies: these are stored until the end of the session or shortly thereafter when the browser or application used to access the Website closes; 
Persistent Cookies: stored for longer periods, requiring action by the User in order to delete these cookies. Codacy does not store Cookies with a duration exceeding 2 years.

5. How is User consent collected?

Codacy uses the following tool for the management of Cookies’ consent of Users who visit Codacy’s Website. This consent is requested at the time of visiting the Website.

Through the Cookie management tool the User has the possibility to: 
“Accept All” types of Cookies; 
Accept by typology/purpose of Cookies according to User’s “Preferences.”

6. How can the User revoke, configure or reject the collection and Use of Cookies?

The Website provides a Cookie management tool to protect your rights, privacy, and data. Through this tool, the User may at all times configure the Cookies Settings regarding the Cookies used on the Website (enable/disable the available cookies in the cookie banner according to your preferences), including obtaining additional information about them and giving or withdrawing the consent to the use of Cookies. 

To reject the collection and use of Cookies, the User may click on “Decline” or click on “Cookie Settings” and then click “Save Settings". This way, only necessary cookies will remain in use.

In addition to what is specified in this document, you can manage your preferences for Cookies directly from within your browser and prevent, for example, third parties from installing them. Through the browser preferences, it is also possible to delete Cookies installed in the past, including those that might have saved the consent for the installation of Cookies by this Website. It is important to note that disabling all Cookies may compromise the functioning of this Website. You can find information about how to manage Cookies in your browser at the following addresses: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, and Microsoft Windows Explorer.

7. Changes to the Cookie Policy

Codacy may change this Cookies Policy at any time. Such changes will be appropriately publicized through the pages of the Website, and if they involve a substantial change in how the User's data will be handled, Codacy will notify users of such changes through the contact details it has made available to you.  However, whenever changes relevant to the User are made with respect to Cookies, the User will see the Cookies management tool again so that, depending on the type of Cookie in question, the User can access the information and/or consent to its use and storage.

Contact us

If you have any other questions about our cookie-handling practices, please contact us at privacy@codacy.com.