Service cookies are necessary to provide the core functionality of our websites. They include:
- Session ID cookies
These cookies allow us to store, recognise and link your actions in order to display the website correctly and to provide services that you request. These cookies are only active whilst you are on our websites and do not remain on your device once the browser session is closed.
Browsing experience cookies
These cookies allow us to store user preferences, such as your language, country, age and whether you have seen our privacy banner or turned off our cookie control. They are used to enhance the browsing experience and display appropriate content. Some of these cookies will remain for the length of the session, while others (such as language preferences) will persist on your device to allow the same preferences to be displayed on your next visit to our sites.
- Single sign-on cookies
If you log in to your account for PlayStation Network via our website, we will use a cookie to enable you to visit other related sites operated by or on behalf of SIEE. These cookies are only active whilst you are on the website and do not remain on your device once the browser session is closed.
Non-service cookies are not strictly necessary to provide the core functionality of our websites but are helpful to ensure we can improve our websites and provide more relevant, personalised content, marketing and advertisements. They include:
- Web audience measurement cookies
These cookies enable us to track when you see and interact with our websites and marketing communications and advertisements on this and third party sites. The information we may record includes mouse actions and scrolling movement, as well as basic interactions with website forms and other content. We use this data to measure the performance of our websites and advertisements, to understand how they can be improved and to pay or be paid for the placing of advertisements. These cookies may be set when you visit this website and when you visit third party websites showing our advertisements. These cookies may be controlled by third parties who provide web audience measurement services to us and may persist on your device once your session is closed.
- Advertising cookies
These cookies are used to track and store data when you see and interact with our websites, marketing communications and advertisements on this and third party sites. We use this data for targeting and personalisation of our websites, marketing communications and advertisements on this and other websites and apps, for optimisation and for measurement of value and success of our marketing campaigns. The aim is to show you relevant products and services defined by what you have previously viewed, searched, or clicked when you interacted with our sites, services or advertising. These cookies may be controlled by third party advertising networks and will persist on your device once your session is closed.
In particular, we use TikTok Technology Ltd and TikTok Information Technologies UK Ltd (“TikTok”), Snap Inc. (“Snap”), and Meta Platforms Ireland Ltd (“Meta”) advertising pixels and cookies. Under our agreements with these vendors, each party is a separate data controller in relation to the processing of your personal data, meaning that each party, independently of the other, is responsible for the data processing and for providing you with choices surrounding your data that you have shared with them. More information about how TikTok, Snap, and Meta process your personal data, including the legal basis they rely on, purposes of processing, and the ways to exercise your data subject rights against these companies with regard to the personal data stored by them, can be found in their privacy policies: TikTok, Snap, Meta.