This cookie name is being set on 97,255 websites and 29,328 distinct domains and we have seen it bein used in the following objects:

  • 97,255 HTTP cookies

Cookie origin and purpose

Below you can find the best information on this cookie we have at this moment. Please note it may be incomplete or inaccurate as there's vast population of cookies out there on the web.

  • Google advertising cookie set on the website's domain (unlike the other Google advertising cookies that are set on domain). According to Google the cookie "serves purposes such as measuring interactions with the ads on that domain and preventing the same ads from being shown to you too many times". (confidence 1.0)

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Cookie classification

  • unknown (confidence 0.5)
  • marketing (confidence 0.5)

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Domains targeted by __gads cookie

This list includes both third-party domains set by tracking and adversing companies, as well as the first-party domains of the websites that use this cookie name.

Websites setting __gads cookie

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