Cookie Declaration

Last Updated March 30, 2022

This Cookie Declaration explains how we deploy cookies as part of our Services and your options to control how those technologies interact with your device. By using the Site or any of our Services, you consent to this Cookie Declaration.

1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that transfer to your device when you visit websites or use online services. Some cookies make it easier for you to navigate the online service, while others are used to enable a faster login process or track your activities.

2. WHERE WE SET COOKIES
We use a variety of cookie types to support our Services. Necessary cookies are essential for a website or other services to work as intended. Preferences cookies monitor and enhance your user experience on our Services. Statistics cookies only collect technical data, not Personal Information, to help us understand how users engage with the Services. Marketing cookies support our automated and targeted marketing efforts. Some cookies are ours while others are set by third parties and governed by the third-party hosting company’s privacy notice, not ours. We may also use small transparent images called “web beacons” or “pixels” that provide us with tracking statistics.

Data we collect using cookies and related technologies is only used by HealthStream and our affiliates and partners. HealthStream never sells this data to third parties.

3. COOKIE CONSENT
The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies, we need your permission. You can change or withdraw your consent at any time by adjusting your permissions below or by editing your device options to block or disable cookies.

You can learn more about our privacy practices by reading our Privacy Notice. If you have any questions, please contact us at privacy@healthstream.com.

Your consent applies to the following domains: rs.healthstream.com, hs.healthstream.com, healthstream.com, www.healthstream.com

Your current state: Allow all. 

Cookie declaration last updated on 8/8/22 by Cookiebot:

Necessary (18)

Necessary cookies are essential for a website or other services to work as intended.

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
__cf_bmws.zoominfo.comThis cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.1 dayHTTP Cookie
_ce.cchCrazyeggStores the user's cookie consent state for the current domainSessionHTTP Cookie
BIGipServer#www.healthstream.comUsed to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.SessionHTTP Cookie
ce_successful_csp_check [x2] www.healthstream.com
rs.healthstream.com
Detects whether user behaviour tracking should be active on the website. PersistentHTML Local Storage
CONSENT [x2] Google
YouTube
Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the website. 2 yearsHTTP Cookie
CookieConsent [x3] CookiebotStores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain1 yearHTTP Cookie
cookietest [x2] ClickCeaseThis cookie is used to determine if the visitor has accepted the cookie consent box.SessionHTTP Cookie
li_gcLinkedInStores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain179 daysHTTP Cookie
rc::aGoogleThis cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.PersistentHTML Local Storage
rc::cGoogleThis cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. SessionHTML Local Storage
test_cookieGoogleUsed to check if the user's browser supports cookies.1 dayHTTP Cookie
tldHello BarUsed to optimize the loading speed on the website. This is done by pre-loading some procedures in the visitors' browser.SessionHTTP Cookie
visitorIdws.zoominfo.comPreserves users states across page requests.1 yearHTTP Cookie

Preferences (17)

Preferences cookies monitor and enhance your user experience on our Services.

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
_tab_idGoogleUser preferences for login page.SessionHTML Local Storage
_tab_idsGoogleUser preferences for login page.PersistentHTML Local Storage
CookieConsentBulkSetting-#CookiebotEnables cookie consent across multiple websitesPersistentHTML Local Storage
DRIFT_SESSION_ID [x2] DriftAllows the website to recoqnise the visitor, in order to optimize the chat-box functionality. SessionHTML Local Storage
DRIFT_SESSION_STARTED [x2] DriftStores a unique ID string for each chat-box session. This allows the website-support to see previous issues and reconnect with the previous supporter. SessionHTML Local Storage
DRIFT_visitCounts [x2] DriftDetermines the number of visits of the specific visitor. This is used in order to make the chat-box function more relevant.PersistentHTML Local Storage
driftt_aid [x2] DriftNecessary for the functionality of the website's chat-box function. 2 yearsHTTP Cookie
lang [x2] LinkedInRemembers the user's selected language version of a websiteSessionHTTP Cookie
loglevel [x2] Wistia
rs.healthstream.com
Maintains settings and outputs when using the Developer Tools Console on current session.PersistentHTML Local Storage
wistia-video-progress-# [x2] Wistia
rs.healthstream.com
Contains a timestamp for the website’s video-content. This allows the user to resume watching without having to start over, if the user leaves the video or website. PersistentHTML Local Storage

Statistics (30)

Statistics cookies only collect technical data, not Personal Information, to help us understand how users engage with the Services.

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
_ce.gtldCrazyeggHolds which URL should be presented to the visitor when visiting the site. SessionHTTP Cookie
_ce.srs.healthstream.comCollects data on the user’s navigation and behavior on the website. This is used to compile statistical reports and heatmaps for the website owner.1 yearHTTP Cookie
_clckMicrosoftCollects data on the user’s navigation and behavior on the website. This is used to compile statistical reports and heatmaps for the website owner.1 yearHTTP Cookie
_clskMicrosoftRegisters statistical data on users' behaviour on the website. Used for internal analytics by the website operator. 1 dayHTTP Cookie
_cltk [x2] MicrosoftRegisters statistical data on users' behaviour on the website. Used for internal analytics by the website operator. SessionHTML Local Storage
_gaGoogleRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.2 yearsHTTP Cookie
_ga_#GoogleUsed by Google Analytics to collect data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. 2 yearsHTTP Cookie
_gatGoogleUsed by Google Analytics to throttle request rate1 dayHTTP Cookie
_gidGoogleRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.1 dayHTTP Cookie
_nav_pathGoogleNavigation path for login page.SessionHTML Local Storage
AnalyticsSyncHistoryLinkedInUsed in connection with data-synchronization with third-party analysis service. 29 daysHTTP Cookie
c.gifMicrosoftCollects data on the user’s navigation and behavior on the website. This is used to compile statistical reports and heatmaps for the website owner.SessionPixel Tracker
ce_clock [x2] www.healthstream.com
rs.healthstream.com
Sets a timestamp for when the visitor entered the website. This is used for analytical purposes on the website. PersistentHTML Local Storage
cebsrs.healthstream.comTracks the individual sessions on the website, allowing the website to compile statistical data from multiple visits. This data can also be used to create leads for marketing purposes.SessionHTTP Cookie
cebsprs.healthstream.comThis cookie is used to determine when the visitor last visited the different subpages on the website.SessionHTTP Cookie
cetabid [x2] www.healthstream.com
rs.healthstream.com
Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.SessionHTML Local Storage
CLIDMicrosoftCollects data on the user’s navigation and behavior on the website. This is used to compile statistical reports and heatmaps for the website owner.1 yearHTTP Cookie
collectGoogleUsed to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.SessionPixel Tracker
sf-prs-luwww.healthstream.comDetects and stores which landing page was presented to the user.SessionHTTP Cookie
sf-prs-sswww.healthstream.comSets a timestamp for when the visitor entered the website. This is used for analytical purposes on the website. SessionHTTP Cookie
undefined [x2] Wistia
rs.healthstream.com
Collects data on visitor interaction with the website's video-content. This data is used to make the website's video-content more relevant towards the visitor. PersistentHTML Local Storage
wistia [x2] Wistia
rs.healthstream.com
Used by the website to track the visitor's use of video-content - The cookie roots from Wistia, which provides video-software to websites.PersistentHTML Local Storage
ziwsSessionwww.healthstream.comCollects statistics on the user's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been read.SessionHTML Local Storage
ziwsSessionId [x2] ws.zoominfo.comCollects statistics on the user's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been read.SessionHTML Local Storage

Marketing (62)

Marketing cookies support our automated and targeted marketing efforts. 

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
_cc_ccLotameCollects 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. The purpose is to segment the website's users according to factors such as demographics and geographical location, in order to enable media and marketing agencies to structure and understand their target groups to enable customised online advertising.SessionHTTP Cookie
_fbpMeta Platforms, Inc.Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.3 monthsHTTP Cookie
_gcl_auGoogleUsed by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services. 3 monthsHTTP Cookie
_rdt_uuidRedditUsed to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences. 3 monthsHTTP Cookie
_uetsidMicrosoftCollects data on visitor behaviour from multiple websites, in order to present more relevant advertisement - This also allows the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement. 1 dayHTTP Cookie
_uetsidMicrosoftUsed to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences. PersistentHTML Local Storage
_uetsid_exp [x2] MicrosoftContains the expiry-date for the cookie with corresponding name. PersistentHTML Local Storage
_uetvidMicrosoftUsed to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences. 1 yearHTTP Cookie
_uetvidMicrosoftUsed to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences. PersistentHTML Local Storage
_uetvid_exp [x2] MicrosoftContains the expiry-date for the cookie with corresponding name. PersistentHTML Local Storage
ads/ga-audiencesGoogleUsed by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor's online behaviour across websites.SessionPixel Tracker
ANONCHKMicrosoftRegisters data on visitors from multiple visits and on multiple websites. This information is used to measure the efficiency of advertisement on websites. 1 dayHTTP Cookie
bcookieLinkedInUsed by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.1 yearHTTP Cookie
bscookieLinkedInUsed by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.1 yearHTTP Cookie
drift_aid [x2] DriftSets a unique ID for the specific user. This allows the website to target the user with relevant offers through its chat functionality. 2 yearsHTTP Cookie
drift_campaign_refresh [x2] DriftSets a unique ID for the specific user. This allows the website to target the user with relevant offers through its chat functionality. 1 dayHTTP Cookie
DRIFT_SESSION_CAMPAIGNS [x2] DriftUsed to determine when and where certain pop-ups on the website should be presented for the user and remember whether the user has closed these, to keep them from showing multiple times.PersistentHTML Local Storage
frMeta Platforms, Inc.Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.3 monthsHTTP Cookie
hbuidHello BarUsed in context with pop-up advertisement-content on the website. The cookie determines which ads the visitor should be shown, as well as ensuring that the same ads does not get shown more than intended.PersistentHTML Local Storage
IDEGoogleUsed 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.1 yearHTTP Cookie
lidcLinkedInUsed by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.1 dayHTTP Cookie
lpv#SalesforceUsed in context with behavioral tracking by the website. The cookie registers the user’s behavior and navigation across multiple websites and ensures that no tracking errors occur when the user has multiple browser-tabs open. 1 dayHTTP Cookie
MRMicrosoftUsed to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences. 6 daysHTTP Cookie
MUID [x2] MicrosoftUsed widely by Microsoft as a unique user ID. The cookie enables user tracking by synchronising the ID across many Microsoft domains.1 yearHTTP Cookie
pagead/1p-user-list/#GoogleTracks if the user has shown interest in specific products or events across multiple websites and detects how the user navigates between sites. This is used for measurement of advertisement efforts and facilitates payment of referral-fees between websites.SessionPixel Tracker
pagead/landing [x2] GoogleCollects data on visitor behaviour from multiple websites, in order to present more relevant advertisement - This also allows the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement. SessionPixel Tracker
pixel.gifClickagyCollects information on user preferences and/or interaction with web-campaign content - This is used on CRM-campaign-platform used by website owners for promoting events or products.SessionPixel Tracker
rp.gifRedditNecessary for the implementation of the Reddit.com's share-button function.SessionPixel Tracker
site/#Bluekai.comPendingSessionPixel Tracker
SMMicrosoftRegisters 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.SessionHTTP Cookie
SRM_BMicrosoftTracks the user’s interaction with the website’s search-bar-function. This data can be used to present the user with relevant products or services. 1 yearHTTP Cookie
ssiSitescout.comRegisters a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads.1 yearHTTP Cookie
trMeta Platforms, Inc.Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.SessionPixel Tracker
UserMatchHistoryLinkedInEnsures visitor browsing-security by preventing cross-site request forgery. This cookie is essential for the security of the website and visitor. 29 daysHTTP Cookie
v/G1IjalzJxPKDSs61w5yq3-bP8G06BBkbzCzoNUArULmBblVjfIp/V25MNpmLHDRNJhCB8Qwq6nrxjh16-q7OyQoSzPUwyJMLwZgZn8MXqFRSHello BarHellobar tracker to show or hide notification based on views.SessionPixel Tracker
visitor_id# [x4] Salesforce
Google
Used in context with Account-Based-Marketing (ABM). The cookie registers data such as IP-addresses, time spent on the website and page requests for the visit. This is used for retargeting of multiple users rooting from the same IP-addresses. ABM usually facilitates B2B marketing purposes.10 yearsHTTP Cookie
visitor_id#-hash [x4] Salesforce
Google
Used to encrypt and contain visitor data. This is necessary for the security of the user data. 10 yearsHTTP Cookie
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEYouTubeTries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.179 daysHTTP Cookie
YSCYouTubeRegisters a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.SessionHTTP Cookie
yt.innertube::nextIdYouTubeRegisters a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.PersistentHTML Local Storage
yt.innertube::requestsYouTubeRegisters a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.PersistentHTML Local Storage
ytidb::LAST_RESULT_ENTRY_KEYYouTubeStores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoPersistentHTML Local Storage
yt-remote-cast-availableYouTubeStores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.SessionHTML Local Storage
yt-remote-cast-installedYouTubeStores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoSessionHTML Local Storage
yt-remote-connected-devicesYouTubeStores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoPersistentHTML Local Storage
yt-remote-device-idYouTubeStores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoPersistentHTML Local Storage
yt-remote-fast-check-periodYouTubeStores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.SessionHTML Local Storage
yt-remote-session-appYouTubeStores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoSessionHTML Local Storage
yt-remote-session-nameYouTubeStores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoSessionHTML Local Storage

Unclassified (4)

Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
hbs_650739Hello BarPendingPersistentHTML Local Storage
hbv_650739 [x2] Hello BarPendingPersistentHTML Local Storage
v/qyosH4pnzhdTBX2YS6SSS-ZLKmeTTePOWahiBE6fOkn1T/jhf9WG7Pp88mX6FoJ3ImK4QF0Z9wpDHGFMnvR866-RtU0F9YhXpzPBk0IB9KlASIfDUKSHello BarPendingSessionPixel Tracker