Cookie policy

Like most websites and applications, the CRYENGINE platform uses cookies and similar storage technologies to provide you with the best user experience. Please read the following information regarding the data that is collected and the purpose for storing this data using this technology.

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How CRYENGINE uses cookies

A cookie is a small piece of data that allows a website to recognize your device, and maintain a consistent experience throughout multiple sessions. If you use the CRYENGINE platform (website, launcher, and editor), both Crytek and third parties will use cookies and similar technologies to track and monitor some of your activities, to store and access some data about you, your browsing history, and your usage of the CRYENGINE platform.

Cookies and similar technologies, such as local storage, are required for certain website functionalities. The purpose of cookies on the CRYENGINE platform are as follows:

  • Authentication: allowing users to log in and receive a personalized experience.
  • Security: to enable and support security features, and to detect malicious activity.
  • Preferences, features and services: used to display your preferred currency, and other customized content.
  • Marketing: helping us to track the performance of content in order to provide more relevant and useful information.
  • Performance, analytics and research: used to understand and improve products and services, to provide you with a better experience.

Essential cookies

The following cookies and local storage items are strictly necessary to provide you with access to the CRYENGINE platform and it's services. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver our services, it is technically not possible refuse them without impacting how those services function. The usage of cookies, which ensure the functionality, and security of the CRYENGINE platform are justified in accordance with Art. 6 (1) f) GDPR, therefore they can be used without user consent. You can block or delete them by changing your browser settings.

Name Expiration time Description
session_id Session Current session identifier
_k, _u, _sid 1 year Forum user and session
cuastoken 29 days Account authentication
remember 29 days Remember user log in
cuasuser 29 days SSO for AnswerHub
_ps Session Privacy preferences
_c 1 year Preferred currency
ce-u n/a CRYENGINE user information (local storage)
mp-c n/a Marketplace shopping cart (local storage)

Analytics cookies

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

You may also prevent Google Analytics from collecting and storing your information by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-On under the following link https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Third party cookies

The CRYENGINE platform relies on a number of third-party vendors for certain online services. Third parties that may set cookies include, but are not limited to; AnswerHub, Google, MANGOPAY, Soundcloud, and YouTube. For some of these services data may be transmitted outside of the EU. Please refer to the policies of the respective service below for additional information.

Restricting data storage

If you don't want the CRYENGINE platform to store data when you use the online services you will not be able to log in to any of the CRYENGINE online services. If you decline we ironically have to set cookies to tell us that for the duration of your session, however this does not include any personal data. You may need to clear any cookies or local storage data that may already have been stored.

If you decide that you don't not want cookies to be set on your device by third-party applications, you can adjust your browser preferences. Settings may vary between different browsers. Please refer to the help information provided by your preferred browser. Keep in mind that cookies may be required for certain functionalities; therefore blocking them may restrict your access to certain features across the CRYENGINE platform.

Contact us

If you have questions regarding your privacy, or how cookies and other storage technologies are used on the CRYENGINE platform please send an email to privacy@cryengine.com. For additional information to data processing on our website and your rights please also visit our Privacy policy.