Cookie notice (archived)

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Effective from April 20, 2021 to June 14, 2022

A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website – when visited by a user – asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information. Those cookies are set by us and called first party cookies. We also use third party cookies – which are cookies from a domain different from the domain of the website you are visiting – for our advertising and marketing efforts. You can find out more about each cookie by viewing our current cookie list below. We update this list quarterly, so there may be additional cookies that are not yet listed. For the purposes of this Notice, the term, “Websites”, shall refer collectively to as well as the other websites that Postman, Inc. and its subsidiaries (the “Postman Group”) operate and that link to this Notice.

More specifically, we use cookies and other tracking technologies for the following purposes:

  • Assisting you in navigation;

  • Assisting in registration to our events, login, and your ability to provide feedback;

  • Analyzing your use of our products, services or applications; and

  • Assisting with our promotional and marketing efforts. (including behavioral advertising).

Cookie Classification

We classify cookies in the following categories, and each cookie we use on the Websites falls within one of the following categories, as detailed in our current cookie list below.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the Website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources, so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our site.

Functional Cookies

These cookies and similar technologies remember choices you make such as language or search parameters. We use these cookies to provide you with an experience more appropriate with your selections and to make your use of the Services more tailored.

Targeting Cookies

These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

Cookie Lists

Performance, Analytics, Research, and Marketing

The following are third-party cookies.






.identity.getpostman.com_ga1 yearGoogle AnalyticsStrictly Necessary
.pages.getpostman.com__cf_bm24 hoursDrift form submissionStrictly Necessary
.postman.com_ga1 yearGoogle analyticsPerformance
.postman.com_gid1 dayGoogle analyticsPerformance
.postman.com_gat_UA-43979731-41 dayGoogle Tag ManagerPerformance
.postman.com_gat1 dayGoogle Tag ManagerPerformance
.postman.com_mkto_trk1 yearMarketo User TrackingPerformance
blog.postman.comwp-settings-tip1 yearWordpressFunctional
blog.postman.comgatsby-gdpr-google-analytics1 yearGoogle analytics gdpr settingsPerformance
www.postman.comgatsby-gdpr-google-analytics1 yearGoogle analytics gdpr settingsPerformance
www.postman.comdriftt_aid1 yearDriftTargeting
www.postman.comdriftt_sid1 dayDriftTargeting
www.postman.com__d_mkto1 dayMarketoFunctional
www.postman.comDFTT_END_USER_PREV_BOOTSTRAPPED1 dayDriftFunctional
.postman.com_gcl_au1 monthGoogle AdsenseTargeting
.postman.com_hjid1 yearHotjarPerformance
.postman.comajs_user_id1 yearSegment.ioTargeting
.postman.comajs_user_group1 yearSegment.ioTargeting
.postman.comajs_anonymous_id1 yearSegment.ioTargeting
.support.getpostman.com__cfduid1 dayCloudflarePerformance
.support.getpostman.com__cf_bm1 dayCloudflarePerformance

Internal Cookies and Similar Technologies

The following are first-party cookies.






.getpostman.comgetpostmanlogin1 yearDetermining if user is logged inStrictly Necessary
.getpostman.comdashboard_beta1 yearDisplay Dashboard link in betaFunctional
.getpostman.compostman.meta1 yearPostman login meta infoFunctional
.getpostman.com_ga1 yearGoogle analyticsPerformance
.getpostman.compostman.sid1 monthPostman user idFunctional Cookies
.postman.comgetpostmanlogin1 yearDetermining if user is logged inStrictly Necessary
.postman.comdashboard_beta1 yearDisplay Dashboard link in betaFunctional
blog.postman.comreferrer_url1 dayUsed for internal analytics to determine where users came fromPerformance
documenter.getpostman.comdocumentationConfig1 yearPage layout for DocumenterFunctional
learning.postman.comreferrer_url1 dayUsed for internal analytics to determine where users came fromPerformance
pages.getpostman.comBIGipServersj19web-nginx-app_httpsnoneLoad balancingStrictly Necessary
www.postman.comcookieconsent_status1 yearStores cookie consent settingsFunctional
www.postman.com_hjIncludedInSamplenoneHot JarFunctional
www.postman.comreferrer_url1 dayUsed for internal analytics to determine where users came fromPerformance
.postman.com_hfAbsoluteSessionInProgress1 dayActive login sessionsFunctional

How to Disable Cookies

You can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. If you elect not to activate the cookie or to later disable cookies, you may still visit our Websites, but your ability to use some features or areas of the Websites may be limited. For further information on how to manage Flash cookies please click here.

You can generally activate or later deactivate the use of cookies through a functionality built into your web browser. To learn more about how to control cookie settings through your browser:

  • Click here to learn more about the “Private Browsing” setting and managing cookie settings in Firefox;

  • Click here to learn more about “Incognito” and managing cookie settings in Chrome;

  • Click here to learn more about “InPrivate” and managing cookie settings in Internet Explorer;

  • Click here to learn more about “InPrivate” and managing cookie settings in Edge; or

  • Click here to learn more about “Private Browsing” and managing cookie settings in Safari.

If you want to learn more about cookies, or how to control, disable or delete them, please visit for detailed guidance. In addition, certain third party advertising networks, including Google, permit users to opt out of or customize preferences associated with your internet browsing. To learn more about this feature from Google, click here.

Many jurisdictions require or recommend that website operators inform users/visitors as to the nature of cookies they utilize and, in certain circumstances, obtain the consent of their users to the placement of certain cookies.

You will not be able to opt-out of any cookies or other technologies that are “strictly necessary” for the Services.

Updates to this Notice

The content of this Notice is for your general information and use only. These cookies are subject to change without notice. You acknowledge that this information may contain inaccuracies or errors and is subject to change and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law. If we make any changes, we will notify you by revising the "effective starting" date at the top of this Notice. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on the Notice. Your continued use of the Websites constitutes your agreement to be bound by such changes to this Notice. Your only remedy, if you do not accept the terms of this Notice, is to discontinue use of and access to the Websites.

Cookies Used in Our Services

In addition to using cookies on our Websites as described above, we also use cookies and other tracking technologies in connection with your access to and use of the products and services which we market for subscription on our Websites (our “Services”). When you interact with the Services, we automatically receive and record information on our server logs from the browser or device, which may include IP address, "cookie" information, and the type of browser and/or device being used to access the Services.

Contact Us

If you have questions or concerns regarding this Notice or about Postman's privacy practices, please contact us by email at, or at:

Postman, Inc.
Attn: Legal
201 Mission Street, Suite 2375
San Francisco, CA 94105

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