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Summary: We save information about your session, personalization and identification in our cookies.

We are committed to protecting your data and your privacy, we take utmost care that the data we collect about you is handled well and is in the right hands. Groupalike has a transparent cookie and privacy policy and we aim to provide a secure and trustworthy environment and services so that you can focus on building meaningful connections.

We strive to provide clear information to you and if you have any questions about our policy or if you want an answer about something not mentioned here, you can reach us at wecare@groupalike.com with the subject “Cookie-Policy”.

What are cookies and what is this page about?

Cookies are text values stored in local storage of an app or in browser, cookies are often used to capture preferences, user settings or activities conducted including user tracking and UUID details. There are typically three values a cookie has, name of the cookie, value of the cookie and an expiration period.

This page is here to set up the right user expectations including what we track about you. To see how this data is used, read our privacy policy.

What are the types of the cookie?

Cookie are either first party or third party, first party cookie are placed by groupalike and third party cookies are placed by our trusted partners. An example of first party cookie would be the one which we’ll place on your mobile device or desktop to capture your interests, theme of the app or previously selected locations. An example of third party cookie might be an email provider integration to send you notification emails or the social media sharing options to allow you to share on external platforms.

Cookies can also be temporary or persistent, while a temporary cookie lasts as long as the session runs and gets destroyed after, persistent cookies stay longer and keep the data available to the application. An example of a temporary cookie might be session information or device information, a persistent cookie might track visitor information such as number of visits or sign-in details.

Are there any other types of tracking?

Some of our partners use technologies like sdk, pixel tags and web beacons which are alternative means of data tracking, the most popular form of data tracked by beacons or pixels are conversion of goals, an example of which could be a customer entering via a campaign and reaching a successful registration page.

Pixel codes are transparent image files that transfer the data over the url based on key-value pairs. Tracking URL’s might contain campaign-based data appended in the URL of our pages to understand where the generated traffic is coming from.

To keep things simple, we also refer to these technologies as “cookies” in our Cookie Policy.

Why do we use Cookies?

The concept of cookies is common in the internet and we use cookies to enhance your user experience by remembering your user preferences, customizing the interface, tailoring the places of interest suggestions based on user profile, points collected and interests. We also may link the cookie data to personal information to provide our b2b customers how the places listed by them are performing and number of points redeemed by the customer, we may also use this information in business intelligence systems to improve our algorithms so that you can be matched in better groups, shown events related to your interest and served better and personalized places recommendations.

Type of cookies we capture

  1. Third party cookies:

    1. Analytics Cookies: This cookie tracks the aftermath of how the user behaves on the internet and the information about which pages were visited when. We use Google Analytics as our analytics solution.
    2. Tag Manager Cookies: We’ve Google Tag Manager implemented across our web and app properties.


We use Google Analytics, which is a Google service that uses cookies and other data collection technologies to collect information about your use of the website and services in order to report website trends.

You can opt out of Google Analytics by visiting www.google.com/settings/ads or by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

  1. Google Maps: Our location service depends on Google™ Maps API Cookies, which are stored on your device.

When browsing this website and using the services relying on Google™ Maps API cookies, you consent to the storage, collection of such cookies on your device and to the access, usage and sharing by Google of the data collected thereby.

Google™ manages the information and your choices pertaining to Google™ Maps API Cookies via an interface separate from that supplied by your browser. For more information, please see https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/cookies/.

  1. Social Cookies: We use social plug-ins for allowing you to share your content with social networking sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Some of these social media websites may save their cookies on your device.
  2. To know more about social media cookies, we recommend you refer to your social media platform’s cookie policy and privacy policy.
  3. First-party Cookies: These are our own cookies, we use cookies for our internal tracking, personalization, preferences, and suggestions for users. We do not sell or share our cookie data with any business entity.

Contact us:

Please send your feedback, comments, requests

by e-mail: wecare@groupalike.com