Toon Boom Cookies Policy

1. Overview

This cookies policy (the "Cookies Policy") is provided in association with the TOON BOOM ANIMATION INC. ("TOON BOOM", "we" or "us) privacy policy (the "Privacy Policy").

The purpose of this Cookies Policy is to explain cookies and similar technologies that may be used to track the activity of visitors to https://www.toonboom.com or any other websites operated by TOON BOOM (collectively, the "Sites"). Most importantly, the Cookies Policy explains your choices with respect to this technology, and how to exercise your choices.


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2. What are cookies?

As described in the Privacy Policy, cookies are small data files that we or third parties may place on your device when you visit our Sites to mark that you have been there. Cookies and similar tracking technology, such as pixels or web beacons (which also use cookie technology), may be used to gather information about your device's browsing activities on our Sites. This information may be used for a variety of purposes, including website administration, market research and interest based advertising.


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3. What are the different types of cookies?

In this section, we will provide a brief overview of the different types of cookies. In particular, we will categorize cookies according to three sets of criteria:

  1. "essential cookies" or "non-essential cookies"

  2. "session cookies" or "persistent cookies"; and

  3. "first party cookies" or "third party cookies".

Essential and non-essential cookies

Cookies may be classified as either "essential" or "non-essential".

Essential Cookies are required for the basic functioning and display of a website, and include cookies that are either:

  1. used solely to carry out or facilitate the transmission of communications over a network; or

  2. strictly necessary to provide an online service (e.g. our website or a service on our website) which you have requested.

Non-Essential Cookies are any cookies that do not fall within the definition of essential cookies. There are three main sub-categories of non-essential cookies:

  1. Analytical cookies: Analytical (or performance) cookies track and gather data about a device's activity on a website for analytical purposes. These cookies are not essential for our Sites or their functionality to work, but provide analysis that may be used to improve our website experience and business to suit the needs and preferences of our visitors.

  2. Marketing cookies: Marketing cookies record information about a device's activity on a website for marketing or advertising purposes. We use marketing cookies on our Sites to generate data that may be used to serve advertisements, promotions and offers to your device as you browse websites including the Sites and other websites. Third parties also use marketing cookies on our Sites to gain similar information about your interests, which can then be used to serve advertisements that may be more relevant or interesting to you as you browse websites including the Sites and other websites.

Session and persistent cookies

Cookies can be classified as either "session" or "persistent", depending on how long they remain after they are placed on your device.

Session cookies last for as long as you keep your browser open. They expire when you close your browser.

Persistent cookies expire at a fixed point in time or when you manually delete them from your browser, whichever occurs first.

First and third party cookies

Cookies can be classified as "first party" or "third party", depending on who sets the cookie.

First party cookies are cookies placed on your device by our website domain.

Third party cookies are cookies placed on your device by third party website domains. Please note that our Sites often contain embedded elements that are operated by third parties, such as advertisements and social media features (for example, the Facebook "like" button). These embedded elements may set third party cookies on your device as you browse the Sites, even if you do not interact with these elements.

Only the website that places the cookie can read the information. If you require further information about cookies in general, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.


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4. What cookies are used on the Sites?

In this section, we list out the cookies that are active on our Sites in accordance with the criteria set out above. These cookies may change from time to time. While we will endeavour to keep this list current, there may be some delay before changes to the cookies on our Sites are reflected in the Cookies Policy. The broad categories of cookies set out in the list, however, will remain in effect regardless of changes to individual cookies.

Essential Cookies

Name Provider Persistence 1st or 3rd Party Purpose
analytics Toon Boom Session 1st Party Saves Cookie Consent user setting for analytics category.
CivicCookieConrol Civic 90 days 3rd Party Is used to remember a user's choice about cookies on toonboom.com. Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user's preference will be stored in this cookie.
has_js Toon Boom Session 1st Party Determine if the user's browser agent supports JavaScript or not.
locale_auto_translate Toon Boom 180 days 1st Party Determine if the website should deliver translated content.
locale_cc Toon Boom 180 days 1st Party Determines the website user's country of origin.
locale_lc Toon Boom 180 days 1st Party Determines the website language.
marketing Toon Boom Session 1st Party Saves Cookie Consent user setting for analytics category.
SESS Toon Boom 24 days 1st Party Toon Boom Corporate website Session ID, determines your current session on our main website and online store.
SimpleSAMLAuthToken Toon Boom Session 1st Party Toon Boom Universal User Auth Token, keeps you logged-in on the many Toon Boom websites and web applications.
SimpleSAMLSessionID Toon Boom Session 1st Party Toon Boom Universal User Session id, keeps you login on the many Toon Boom websites and web applications.

Non-Essential Cookies

Name Provider Persistence 1st or 3rd Party Purpose
Analytics Cookies
__asc giphy.com Session 3rd Party This cookie is used to collect information on consumer behavior, which is sent to Alexa Analytics - Alexa Analytics is an Amazon company.
__auc giphy.com 1 year 3rd Party This cookie is used to collect information on consumer behavior, which is sent to Alexa Analytics - Alexa Analytics is an Amazon company.
_ga Google Analytics 2 Years 3rd Party Registers a unique ID that is used to generate anonymous aggregated statistical data on how a visitor uses the website.
_gali bibione.com Session 3rd Party Used by Google Analytics to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
_gat Google Analytics Session 3rd Party Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.
_gid Google Analytics Session 3rd Party ID that is used to generate anonymous statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
atrk.gif certify.alexametrics.com Session 3rd Party Unclassified
c bidswitch 1 year 3rd Party Regulates synchronisation of user identification and exchange of user data between various ad services.
collect google-analytics.com Session 3rd Party Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
has_data postrelease.com 1 year 3rd Party Unclassified
khaos Google 180 Days 3rd Party Registers anonymized user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimizing ad display based on the user's movement on websites that use the same ad network.
KRTBCOOKIE_# Google 90 Days 3rd Party Registers a unique ID that identifies the user's device during return visits across websites that use the same ad network. The ID is used to allow targeted ads.
lidc LinkedIn Session 3rd Party Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.
lpLastVisit* LivePerson Persistent 3rd Party Used by LivePerson real time messaging platform to store the timestamp of the user's last visit.
LPSessionID LivePerson Session 3rd Party Preserves the visitor's session state across page requests.
LPSID22602206 LivePerson Session 3rd Party Preserves the visitor's session state across page requests.
lpTabId LivePerson Session 3rd Party Used by LivePerson real time messaging platform to identify the active message tab.
lpTestCookie* LivePerson Session 3rd Party Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.
LPVID LivePerson 2 Years 3rd Party Used by LivePerson real time messaging platform to recognize the visitor on returning visits.
LPVisitorID LivePerson 1 Year 3rd Party Used by LivePerson real time messaging platform to recognize the visitor on returning visits.
PREF Google 8 months 3rd Party Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites.
PUBMDCID Pubmatic 3rd Party Registers a unique ID that identifies the user's device during return visits across websites that use the same ad network. The ID is used to allow targeted ads.
PugT Pubmatic 3rd Party This cookie tracks when cookies were updated on the browser, in order to limit the number of calls to the server-side cookie store.
tap.php Google / RubiconProject Session 3rd Party Unclassified
tuuid 360yield 3 Months 3rd Party Unclassified
tuuid_last_update 360yield 3 Months 3rd Party Unclassified
tuuid_lu bidswitch 3rd Party This cookie is mainly set by bidswitch.net to make advertising messages more relevant to the website visitor.
um 360yield.com 3 months 3rd Party Unclassified
umeh 360yield.com 3 months 3rd Party Unclassified
UserMatchHistory ads.linkedin.com 29 days 3rd Party Unclassified
visitor postrelease.com 1 year 3rd Party Unclassified
vuid Vimeo 2 Years 3rd Party Collects data on the user's visits to the website, such as which pages have been read.
YSC youtube.com Session 3rd Party Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
Marketing Cookies
__cfduid Cloudflare 1 Year 3rd Party Used by the content network Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.
__hssc Hubspot Session 3rd Party This cookie keeps track of sessions. This is used to determine if we should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie. It contains the domain, viewCount (increments each page view in a session), and session start timestamp.
__hssrc Hubspot Session 3rd Party Whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set. We set it to 1 and use it to determine if the user has restarted their browser. If this cookie does not exist when we manage cookies, we assume it is a new session.
__hstc Hubspot 2 Years 3rd Party Collects anonymous statistical data related to the user's website visits, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded.
__ptq.gif Hubspot Session 3rd Party Sends data to the marketing platform Hubspot about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
_psegs Google / Double Click 3rd Party Unclassified
1P_JAR Google 29 days 3rd Party Google advertising cookie used for user tracking and ad targeting purposes.
ads/ga-audiences Google Session 3rd Party Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor's online behaviour across websites.
ads/user-­lists/# Google Session 3rd Party Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor's online behaviour across websites.
bcookie LinkedIn 2 years 3rd Party Browser ID cookie used by LinkedIn for tracking the use of embedded services.
BizoID LinkedIn 180 days 3rd Party Used by LinkedIn Advertising
bscookie LinkedIn 2 years 3rd Party Secure version browser ID cookie used by LinkedIn for tracking the use of embedded services.
DSID Google / Double Click 3rd Party This cookie is used for re-targeting, optimisation, reporting and attribution of online adverts.
fr Facebook 3 months 3rd Party Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.
hsfirstvisit Hubspot Session 3rd Party Used by the marketing platform Hubspot to determine if it is the user's first visit to the website.
hubspotutk Hubspot 10 years 3rd Party Keeps track of a visitor's identity. This cookie is passed to the marketing platform HubSpot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts.
IDE Google 2 months 3rd Party Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.
lang LinkedIn Session 3rd Party Remembers the user's selected language version of a website.
NID Google 6 months 3rd Party Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
OGPC Google 29 days 3rd Party This cookie is used for targeting / advertising. These are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign.
permutive-id Google / Double Click 620 days 3rd Party Permutive User ID Cookie is used to track visitors from sites to sites.
permutive-session Google / Double Click 620 days 3rd Party Permutive Session ID Cookie is used to track visitors from sites to sites.
personalization_id Twitter 2 years 3rd Party This cookie is set by Twitter. The cookie allows the visitor to share content from the website on his/her Twitter profile.
put_# Google / RubiconProject 29 days 3rd Party Registers anonymized user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimizing ad display based on the user's movement on websites that use the same ad network.
rpb Google / RubiconProject 29 days 3rd Party Registers anonymized user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimizing ad display based on the user's movement on websites that use the same ad network.
rpx Google / RubiconProject 29 days 3rd Party Registers anonymized user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimizing ad display based on the user's movement on websites that use the same ad network.
test_cookie Google / Double Click Session 3rd Party Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.
tr Facebook Session 3rd Party Collects anonymous data related to the user's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.


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5. How do I control the use of cookies on the Sites?

In the previous sections, we have described cookie technology and what specific cookies are being used on our Sites. In this section, we will describe several methods that enable you to accept or reject cookies on our Sites. As a reminder, we do not recommend blocking essential cookies, as this will impair the basic functionality of our website.

Browser settings

You can accept or reject some or all cookies by adjusting your browser settings. You can find more detailed information about adjusting your browser settings by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org.

Cookie control tool on the Sites

You can accept or reject non-essential cookies by using the Cookie Control tool embedded in our Sites ("Cookie Control Tool"). The Cookie Control Tool is third party software (provided by Civic) that allows you to accept or reject cookies on our Sites. A banner for a tool will also be displayed at all times at the bottom-left of your screen when browsing our Sites. Clicking on this icon will open the Cookie Control Tool.

The Cookie Control tool provides you the option of:

  1. accepting or rejecting non-essential cookies as a whole; or

  2. accepting or rejecting cookies by category – namely the three categories of non-essential cookies described in this Cookie Policy (Functional Cookies, Analytical Cookies and Marketing Cookies).

If you are accessing the Sites from within the European Union or Switzerland, the Cookie Control Tool will be automatically set to reject non-essential cookies unless you actively accept some or all non-essential cookies. In areas outside the European Union and Switzerland, the Cookie Control tool will be automatically set to accept non-essential cookies unless you actively reject some or all non-essential cookies.

If at any time you have questions about this Cookie Policy, including how to manage cookies on our Sites, please contact our privacy team at privacy@toonboom.com.


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Copyright, credit and logo

This Cookies Policy is based on a template provided by GDPR Privacy Policy. For further information, please visit https://gdprprivacypolicy.org

The copyright in this Cookies Policy is either owned by, or licensed to, us and is protected by copyright laws around the world and copyright protection software. All intellectual property rights in this document are reserved.