Brewers association

Brewers Association Cookie Policy – Brewers Association

This cookie policy describes how Brewers Association Inc. (collectively, “Brewers Association,” “we,” “we,” Where “our”) uses cookies and similar technologies through the following websites,,,,,,, www.BrewersPublications.comand any other website operated by the Brewers Association (each, a “Site”); or using the following mobile apps: the Brew Guru app, the Craft Brewers Conference app, the Homebrew Con app, the MyGABF app and any other apps operated by the Brewers Association (each, a “Application», and each Site and Application treated as part of the «Platformfor the purposes of this Policy) to provide, improve, promote and protect the Platform and as described below.

What is a cookie ?

A cookie is a small piece of text sent to your browser when you visit the Platform. It performs various functions, such as allowing us to remember certain information that you provide to us when you navigate between the pages of the Platform. Each cookie expires after a certain period of time depending on how we use it. Cookies are useful because they help us make your experience on the Platform more enjoyable. They allow us to recognize your device (for example, your laptop or mobile device) so that we can personalize your experience of the Platform.

Why do we use cookies?

We use our own and third-party cookies for a number of reasons, such as letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, remembering your username and password, letting you save items in your shopping cart, allow us to analyze the performance of our website. , and improve your experience. Some cookies are necessary for technical reasons for the operation of our Platform. Other cookies allow us and third parties we work with to track and target the interests of visitors to our Platform and other sites and services. For example, we use cookies to personalize the content and information we may send or display to you and to personalize your experience when interacting with our Platform and to improve the functionality of the services we provide. Third parties also use cookies through our platform for advertising, analytics and other purposes. This is described in more detail below.

What cookies do we use?


These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with the Platform and use some of its features, such as access to secure areas or to facilitate connections to the Platform. Since these cookies are strictly necessary for the delivery of the Platform, you cannot refuse them without impacting the operation of our Platform. You can block or delete essential cookies by changing your browser settings.

Examples of essential cookies we may use include the following services:

Adobe Typekit
Google Tag Manager

Performance and analytics, personalization and security

These cookies help us analyze how the Platform is accessed and used, allow us to track performance and secure the Platform. For example, we use cookies to obtain information about users and platform performance such as page speeds or to help us personalize our platform for you to improve your experience.

Examples of performance and analytics, personalization and security cookies that we may use include the following services:

Google Analytics
Google GA Audiences
IP info
Yahoo! Analytic

You can find out more about Google Analytics cookies by clicking on here and how Google protects your data by clicking here. To opt out of Google Analytics, you can download and install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, available here.

Targeting or advertising cookies

These cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you and your interests. We sometimes use cookies provided by third parties to track the performance of our advertisements. For example, these cookies remember which browsers have visited our Platform. Information provided to third parties does not include Personal Information, but such information may be re-associated with Personal Information after it is received. This process helps us manage and track the effectiveness of our marketing efforts.

Examples of targeting or advertising cookies that we may use include the following services:

Aggregated knowledge Google DoubleClick
AppNexus Google Secure Framework sovrn
BlueKai intention IQ SpotX
datonic LiveRamp Sticky Ads
eXelate lotame tapade
Facebook Custom Audience OpenX TradeDesk
Google Ads Measurement PubMatic Verizon Media
google adsense Rubicon
Google AdWords Conversion DMP SalesForce

You can learn more about how Google uses cookies for advertising purposes and instructions for opting out by clicking on here. You can learn more about Facebook advertising by clicking here and learn more about managing your advertising preferences with Facebook by clicking here.

Social Media

These cookies are used when you share information using a social media share button or a “like” button on the Platform or link your account or interact with our content on or through a social networking site such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn. The social network will register that you have done so. This information may be linked to targeting and advertising activities.

Facebook login
Facebook Social Plugins
Twitter button
Twitter syndication

How to manage cookies?

Most browsers allow you to delete or stop accepting cookies from the websites you visit. To do this, follow the instructions in your browser settings. Many browsers accept cookies by default until you change your settings. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use the full functionality of the Platform and the Platform may not function properly. For more information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your browser and how to manage and delete them, visit

Please see our Privacy Policy for more information about your choices in relation to your personal information, including additional instructions for opting out of behavior-based advertising.

Cookie Policy Updates

We may update this Cookies Policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Please review this Cookie Policy periodically to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies. The date at the bottom of this Cookies Policy indicates when it was last updated.

Where can you get more information?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please contact us at:

Brewers Association

Attention: Privacy Compliance

1327 Spruce Street

Boulder, Colorado USA 80302

Effective date: July 16, 2021