USENIX Cookie Statement

The website uses cookies, which will be placed on your device if you use our website. The length of time a cookie will stay on your browsing device depends on whether it is a "persistent" or "session" cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your browsing device until they expire or are deleted.

Cookies help us understand how our website is being used, let you navigate between pages efficiently, remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience. In addition, we use cookies to permit access to restricted areas of the website for USENIX account holders, and to collect anonymized statistics about your behavior, such as the pages you visit, videos you watch, and items you download. We also embed YouTube videos on our site, and their cookies estimate your bandwidth, register an ID on your mobile device, and keep statistics of which videos you have watched. Social media and analytics partners may combine cookie data with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services.

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Learn more about how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy. If you have questions, contact us at

Last revision: June 11, 2018