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Cookie Policy

Last updated: July 19th 2023
Slido uses cookies and similar technologies on the Websites, the Mobile App and emails (together "Service").

What are cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites 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.

Cookies may be set by Slido (“first party cookies”), or by third parties, such as those who provide advertising or analytics services on the website (“third party cookies”) either for a single visit (a “session cookie”) or for multiple repeat visits (“persistent cookie”).

The cookies Slido uses, why and for how long

(a) Category: Essential Cookies (Strictly Necessary cookies)

A list of essential cookies.
(Cookie operation and Description)
(Cookie operation and Description)
Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain
Expiryup to 1 yearCategoryEssential
(Cookie operation and Description)
Technical, required for our infrastructure.
(Cookie holds a token to verify the login session etc. ...)
Expiryup to 1 yearCategoryEssential

(b) Category: Third Party Essential, Analytical, Performance and Advertising cookies

A list of third party essential, analytical, performance and advertising cookies.
(Cookie operation and Description)
(Cookie operation and Description)
These cookies track visitor usage and events within our status page.
Expiry1 yearCategoryEssential
(Cookie operation and Description)
We use Beamer to communicate important changes in our product to the users. The Beamer app cookie determines whether you have read our product news messages.
Expiryup to 300 daysCategoryEssential
ProviderExponeaName__exponea_(*), xnpe_(*), __EX(*)Description
(Cookie operation and Description)
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use features and our website. We use the information to compile reports and improve our website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone until they create a Slido account.
Expiryup to 1 yearCategoryAnalytical/ Performance
ProviderFacebookName_fbp fr, act, oo, presence, spin, wd, xs, sb, sfau, wdDescription
(Cookie operation and Description)
Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.
Expiry3 monthsCategoryTargeting/ Advertising
ProviderGoogle AdWordsNameads/ga-audiences anid, dsid, flc, ide, aid, sid, nidDescription
(Cookie operation and Description)
DoubleClick cookie for the Google AdWords advertisement service. It helps serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times a given ad is shown to you.
Expiry1 yearCategoryTargeting/ Advertising
ProviderGoogle AnalyticsName_ga(*), _gid, CollectDescription
(Cookie operation and Description)
These cookies collect information about how visitors use the website, such as where they came from and the number and duration of each user’s visits. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone.
Expiryup to 2 yearsCategoryAnalytical/ Performance
ProviderGoogle Tag ManagerNamegtm_(*)Description
(Cookie operation and Description)
Used to implement privacy settings. This cookie helps us run scripts on the website based on these settings.
ExpirySession (until you close your browser)CategoryEssential
ProviderLaDeskNameLa(*), visitor_la_sidDescription
(Cookie operation and Description)
Provides customer support to visitors. This cookie allows the website to recognize the visitor in order to optimize our response.
ExpirySession (until you close your browser)CategoryFunctionality/ Preference
ProviderLinkedInNameli_(*), li(*), lidc, lissc, li_oatml, bcookie, bscookie, lang, UserMatchHistoryDescription
(Cookie operation and Description)
These cookies are used by LinkedIn to allow us to monitor performance of advertising and conversions.
Expiryup to 2 yearsCategoryTargeting/ Advertising
ProviderMicrosoft (Bing)NameMUID, TOptOutDescription
(Cookie operation and Description)
Advertising vendor for search marketing
Used widely by Microsoft as a unique user ID. The cookie enables user tracking by synchronising the ID across many Microsoft domains.
Expiryup to 2 yearsCategoryTargeting/ Advertising
ProviderNew RelicNameJSESSIONID
(Cookie operation and Description)
We use New Relic service to monitor uptime/downtime status of our websites.
(until you close your browser)
ProviderYouTubeNameyt-(*), CONSENT, GPS, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC, PREFDescription
(Cookie operation and Description)
We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced 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.
Expiryup to 8 monthsCategoryEssential