Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are
widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide
information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies we use and why.


Name Purpose


These cookies are associated with the Amazon Web Services Elastic
Load Balancing functionality for routing client requests on the server.

PHPSESSID The PHP session cookie associated with embedded content from this


These cookies are set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust.
It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and
whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each

This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category
from being set in the user’s browser, when consent is not given. The
cookies have a normal lifespan of one year, so that returning visitors to
the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no
information that can identify the site visitor.

eupubconsent This cookie is used by the IAB Europe Transparency & Consent
Framework to store the user’s consent to the data collection purposes.
The cookie holds an encrypted consent string that vendors participating
in the framework can read and determine the user’s consent.


This cookie is stored in the browser and allows the website to know if
the user saw the newsletter popup, and avoid to showing the pop up
every time the user visits the website

Name Purpose
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our
website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us
improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way that does
not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the
website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the
pages they visited.

Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data

Name Purpose
CONSENT We place videos on the IDEONAUDIO website using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced
embed mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you
click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store
personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded
videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.
Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page.
Name Purpose
AnalyticsSyncHistory Used to store information about the time a sync with the lms_analytics
cookie took place for users in the Designated Countries. (Duration 30
bcookie Browser Identifier cookie to uniquely identify devices accessing LinkedIn
to detect abuse on the platform. (Duration 2 years)
lang Used to remember a user’s language setting to ensure
displays in the correct language. (Retained only for the session)
li_gc Used to store consent of guests regarding the use of cookies for non-
essential purposes. (Duration 729 days)
lidc To facilitate the correct LinkedIn data centre selection. (Duration 1 day)
UserMatchHistory LinkedIn Ads ID syncing to prevent the user from seeing the same
advertisements. (Duration 30 days)
bscookie Used for remembering that a logged in user is verified by two-factor-
authentication. (Duration 2 years)

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Always Active

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 to 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, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

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.