Cookie statement

Date last updated: 05/25/2021

1. What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are stored by your browser on your device (e.g. computer, mobile phone, tablet) when you browse websites. Other technologies, including data we store on your web browser or device, identifiers associated with your device, and other software, are used for similar purposes. They are widely used in order to make websites work or work in a better, more efficient way. In this policy, we refer to all of these technologies as cookies.

Unless stated otherwise in this Cookie Policy, the cookies we use are necessary for the functionality and performance of the Vinted Platform (“Platform”). This includes cookies that enable you to register for the protected areas of our Platform, to buy an item, or to use the electronic payment system. Most cookies are deleted from your device after the end of your browser session (session cookies). The information saved in the required cookies will be used by us solely to provide the services and functions requested.

2. Why do you use cookies?

We use cookies to:

  • Make our Platform work as you would expect
  • Improve the speed/security of the Platform
  • Recognize you when you revisit our Platform. This helps us to personalize our content for you, greet you by your name, and note your preferences (functionality cookies)
  • Recognize how many visitors visit our Platform and how they behave when they are here. This helps us to improve the functionality of our Platform, e.g. by ensuring that users can find what they are looking for (analytic/performance cookies)
  • Capture your visit to our Platform, which pages you visit, and which links you click on. We will use this information to better tailor our Platform, and the advertising we show you, to your interests. If you have given us your permission to send you marketing emails, we may also use this information to send you personalized marketing emails (targeting cookies)
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook or Instagram

3. How can I manage cookies?

You can configure your browser to decline some or all cookies. Please note that by deleting cookies or disabling future cookies, you may be unable to access certain areas or features of our website. For information on how to adjust or change your browser settings, visit or

If you use multiple devices to access our Platform (e.g. smartphone, tablet, computer, etc.), you must ensure that each browser is adapted to each device in accordance with your cookie preferences. If you adjust your cookie settings, this will also affect the other websites you visit.

We utilize Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager to track user information such as user location as inferred from IP address, the amount of time a visitor spends on our Platform, which pages are more frequently accessed, how the Platform is accessed (either directly, a search engine, or from a link), what sort of software is used (e.g.: operating system, browser type, etc.), as well as demographics. Google Analytics uses IP addresses to determine unique visitors and general geolocation data. Google offers an opt-out mechanism here ( and offers the ability to alter your ad settings here (

4. Which specific cookies do you use?

Store and/or access information on a device

Cookies, device identifiers, or other information can be stored or accessed on your device for the purposes described in this Cookie Policy.

Actively scan device characteristics for identification

Your device can be identified based on a scan of your device's unique combination of characteristics.

Ensure security, prevent fraud, and debug

The information collected through cookies can be used to monitor for and prevent fraudulent activity and ensure systems and processes work properly and securely.

Match and combine offline data sources

Data from offline data sources can be combined with your online activity for one or more of the purposes described in this Cookie Policy or our Privacy Policy.

Link different devices

Different devices can be determined as belonging to you or your household for one or more of the purposes described in this Cookie Policy or our Privacy Policy.

Receive and use automatically sent device characteristics for identification

Your device might be distinguished from other devices based on information it automatically sends, such as IP address or browser type.