Cookie Policy

Last updated: 14 June 2024

Meta Platforms ("Meta") uses cookies to operate this website for Project Aria ("Website") and to facilitate your use of this Website and its features.

Cookies are small pieces of text used to store information on web browsers. Cookies are used to store and receive identifiers and other information on computers, phones and other devices. Other technologies, including data Meta stores on your web browser or device, identifiers associated with your device, and other software, are used for similar purposes. This policy refers to all of these technologies as "cookies".

This policy explains how we use cookies and the choices you have. Except as otherwise stated in this policy, the Privacy Policy will apply to our processing of the data that we collect via cookies.

Why does Meta use cookies?

Cookies help us provide features via the Website, for example to maintain secure areas of our Website and to remember your previous actions within the same browsing session, as well as to save and submit your request. The cookies used on this Website are essential for you to browse this Website and use its features, including accessing secure areas of the site. Meta uses cookies for the following purposes:


This Website uses cookies to identify you and to keep you logged in as you navigate between some pages of the Website.

For example: We use cookies to allow you to access areas to download datasets from the Website. For example, we use the "c_user" and "xs" cookies, including for this purpose, which have a lifespan of 365 days.

Security, site and product integrity

Meta uses cookies to help keep your account and the Website safe and secure.

For example: Our "csrf" cookie, helps us prevent cross-site request forgery attacks.

Site features and services

This Website uses cookies to help provide you with content relevant to your locale.

For example: We store information in a cookie that is placed on your browser or device so that we can optimize the site for your preferred language.


We use cookies to provide you with the best experience possible.

For example: Cookies help us route traffic between servers and understand how quickly the Website loads for different people. Cookies also help us record the ratio and dimensions of your screen and windows and know whether you’ve enabled high-contrast mode, so that we can render our sites and apps correctly. For example, we set the "dpr" and "wd" cookies, each with a lifespan of 7 days, for purposes including to deliver an optimal experience for your device’s screen.

Analytics and research

We use Cookies from Google Analytics to help us understand how people use the Website, analyze which parts of the Website people find most useful, and identify features that could be improved. These Google Analytics cookies are optional. If you do not want these cookies to be set please select “Decline optional cookies” within the cookies banner.

How do I disable cookies?

If you already allowed all cookies (including optional cookies), you can use your browser settings to delete cookies. These controls vary by browser, and manufacturers may change both the settings they make available and how they work at any time. As of 23 June 2021, you may find additional information about the controls offered by popular browsers at the links below. Certain parts of the Meta Products may not work properly if you have disabled browser cookie use. Please be aware that these controls are distinct from the controls that we offer you.

  • Google Chrome
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  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Safari Mobile
  • Opera

Most Internet browsers are automatically set up to accept cookies. If you do not want cookies to be deployed on your device, you can adjust the settings of your Internet browser to reject the setting of all or some cookies and to alert you when a cookie is placed on your device. Please note that if you use your browser settings to block essential cookies, you may not be able to access or use all or parts or functionalities of our Website, including certain personalized features.