Cookies

Use of cookies on 3ds.com, solidworks.com, draftsight.com, edrawingsviewer.com, and their subdomains

Cookies are small text files that are placed on the user's computer when visiting websites. They are widely used to serve websites or to ensure their more efficient operation, as well as to provide information to the owners of these websites. The definitions below explain the cookies we use and why.

Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies are essential and are used to provide you with services available through 3DS websites. For instance, these cookies allow 3DS to remember your choices about cookies preferences, to record your interface customization trackers e.g. for the choice of language used by the website. You have no choice on whether or not to accept these cookies when you visit one of our websites.

Cookie name Domains Purpose Retention
privacy_must_be_checked .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
This cookie is used to determine if the visitor must  validate the new privacy policy Session
privacy_last_update .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
This cookie is used to determine the last update of the privacy policy Session
TCPID, TCID .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
TrustCommander uses this cookie to measure statistics for privacy banner performance after a visitor provided consent. Before users provided consent TrustCommander uses the TCPID cookie to measure anonymous statistics for privacy banner

13 months

tCdebugLib .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Activates the console log for Tag Commander Session
TC_PRIVACY .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Used for user status storage (opt-in or opt-out) and Privacy banner display 396 days
TC_PRIVACY_CENTER .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Displays the opt-in/opt-out categories in the Privacy Center if the user re-opens it 396 days
fe_typo_user .3ds.com TYPO3 user session id Session
3ds-auth .3ds.com Register if 3DS user is authenticated 2 minutes
AWSELB .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Used to map the session to the instance Session
Drupal Visitor Mobile .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Registers user session Session
i18next .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Registers user session language choice Session
incap_ses_{ProxyID}_{Site-ID} .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
These internal cookies are defined by a third-party service to filter malicious requests Session
visid_incap_{SiteID} .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
These internal cookies are defined by a third-party service to filter malicious requests 1 year
nlbi_{Site-ID} .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Improves performance and security on the website Session
 PHPSESSID .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
PHP user session ID Session
 SSESS{ID} .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Registers user session Session
ABC .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Remembers the version of the cookie banner 6 months

 

Functional cookies

Functional cookies are used to provide you with contents and proposals that correspond to your interactions. They may consist of information logged on your device or recorded as you navigate through 3DS websites. These cookies also allow us to analyze site usage so we can measure and improve performance. 

Google Analytics & Google Optimize

We use Google Analytics to understand how users interact with our websites and Google Optimize to run AB tests to improve the performance of our websites and propose the consent matching the users' needs. To learn more about how your data is processed, please visit Google Privacy Policy

Cookie name Domains Purpose Retention
_ga .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Used to distinguish users. 2 years
_gid .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Used to distinguish users. 24 hours
_gat .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Used to throttle request rate.

1 minute

_gac_<property-id> .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Contains campaign-related information for the user. Our Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts are linked and Google Ads website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out.  2 years
_gcl_au .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
It's the first party cookie for "Conversion Linker" functionality 90 days
_gaexp .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Determines a user's inclusion in an experiment and the expiry of experiments a user has been included in Depends on the length of the experiment, but typically 90 days.
_opt_awcid .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Used for campaigns mapped to Google Ads Customer IDs 24 hours
_opt_awmid .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Used for campaigns mapped to Google Ads Campaign IDs 24 hours
_opt_awgid .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Used for campaigns mapped to Google Ads Ad Group IDs 24 hours
_opt_awkid .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Used for campaigns mapped to Google Ads Criterion IDs 24 hours
_opt_utmc .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Stores the last utm_campaign query parameter 24 hours

ShareThis

ShareThis provides us with customizable social sharing tools, which makes sharing online content simple. To learn more about how your data is processed, please visit  ShareThis’ Privacy Policy.

Cookie name Domains Purpose Retention
_unam .3ds.com Monitors the web pages visited, the browsing and the time spent on each page.  1 day

Live chat

Live chat is a web service that allows us to chat with users of our websites via live messaging.

Cookie name Domains Purpose Retention
dydu.loading.states .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Store state of the Chatbox application 10 minutes
dydu.popin .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Store popin flag of the Chatbox application 10 minutes
dydu.teaser .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Store teaser flag of the Chatbox application 10 minutes
DYDU_lastvisitfor_* .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Store last visit of the Chatbox application 1 year
atgRecSessionId .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on liveChat Session
atgRecVisitorId .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
The identifier enables to differentiate one visitor from another 1 year
chat_cookie atgsvcs.com The identifier enables to differentiate one visitor from another Session

Other functional cookies

Cookie name Domains Purpose Retention
_dss .3ds.com Helps differentiate one visit from another Session
_dsu .3ds.com Helps differentiate one visitor from another Session
previousPageName .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Collects information about how visitors use our websites.  Session
utmparam .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Collects information about how visitors arrive at our websites. 1 day
VUID .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com,
.edrawingsviewer.com
Differentiates between unique users on our websites. 1 year
afs eu1-ds-iam.3dexperience.3ds.com Used to remember user. 10 years

Targeted and Advertising cookies

Advertising cookies are used to enable 3DS and its 3DS business partners to serve ads that are relevant to your interests. The intention is to display ads that are relevant to you. 

LinkedIn

With the help of the LinkedIn Insight Tag, we can analyze the success of our campaigns within the LinkedIn platform or determine target groups for them based on the interaction of the users with our website. To learn more about how your data is processed, please visit  LinkedIn’s  Privacy Policy.

Cookie name Domains Purpose Retention
UserMatchHistory .linkedin.com LinkedIn Ads ID syncing 30 days
lidc .linkedin.com Optimizes data center selection  30 days
AnalyticsSyncHistory .linkedin.com Stores information about the time when a sync took place with the lms_analytics cookie

30 days

bcookie .linkedin.com Secures the Browser Cookie 2 years
bscookie .www.linkedin.com Saves the state of 2FA of a logged-in user 2 years
lang .linkedin.com Remembers the user's selected language version of the website Session
lidc .linkedin.com Tracks the use of embedded services. 1 day
li_oatml .linkedin.com Identifies LinkedIn Members off LinkedIn for advertising and analytics outside the Designated Countries and, for a limited time, advertising in the Designated Countries 30 days
lms_ads .linkedin.com Identifies LinkedIn Members off LinkedIn in the Designated Countries for advertising 30 days
lms_analytics .linkedin.com Identifies LinkedIn Members in the Designated Countries for analytics 30 days
li_fat_id .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com, .edrawingsviewr.com Member indirect identifier for Members for conversion tracking, retargeting, analytics 30 days
li_sugr     .linkedin.com Makes a probabilistic match of a user's identity outside the Designated Countries 90 days
U .adsymptotic.com Browser Identifier for users outside the designated countries 3 months
_guid linkedin.com Identifies a LinkedIn Member for advertising through Google Ads 90 days
BizographicsOptOut .linkedin.com Determines opt-out status for 3rd party tracking 10 years

Facebook

We use Facebook Pixel to display Facebook ads to users who have shown an interest in our websites or who have specific characteristics, e. g. interests in certain products or topics. To learn more about how your data is processed, please visit  Facebook's Data Usage Policy.

Cookie name Domains Purpose Retention
_fbp .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com, .edrawingsviewr.com Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real-time bidding from third-party advertisers. 90 days
_fbc .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com, .edrawingsviewr.com Installed when a user arrives at our website from an Ad, and the destination URL includes the click identifier "fbclid". 90 days
fr .facebook.com Set by Facebook to show relevant advertisements to the users and measure and improve the advertisements. The cookie also tracks the behavior of the user across the web on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin. 90 days

Microsoft Bing

We use Microsoft Advertising to promote our business online. All information that is gathered will remain anonymous and cannot be used to identify you. To learn more about how your data is processed, please visit  Microsoft's Privacy Policy

Cookie name Domains Purpose Retention
_uetsid .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com, .edrawingsviewr.com Microsoft Bing Ads Universal Event Tracking (UET) tracking  cookie 1 day
MUID .bing.com This is Microsoft User Identifier tracking cookie used by Bing Ads 90 days

Google Advertising 

We use Google Ads services to display ads on Google and Google Display Network. To learn more about how your data is processed, please visit Google's Privacy Policy

Cookie name Domains Purpose Retention
IDE .doubleclick.net Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads to measure the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user. 1 year
DSID  .doubleclick.net Used by Google DoubleClick for re-targeting, optimization, reporting and attribution of online adverts. Session
RUL .doubleclick.net Used by DoubleClick to determine whether website advertisement has been properly displayed - This is done to make their marketing efforts more efficient. 1 year
test_cookie .doubleclick.net Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies. 1 day
NID .google.com This cookie is used to show Google ads in Google services for signed-out users 6 months
ANID .google.com This cookie is used to remember the setting for users who have personalized ads enabled 13 months (until 2030 for users who disabled personalized ads) 
_gac_ .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com, .edrawingsviewr.com This cookie is used to measure user activity and the performance of our ad campaigns 90 days
_gcl_ .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com, .edrawingsviewr.com Cookies starting with "_gcl_" come from Google Analytics and are primarily used to help us determine how many times users who click on our ads end up taking an action on our site 90 days

YouTube

YouTube is used by our websites to store and show video content. These cookies are set by YouTube to track the usage of its services. The YouTube Cookies are only installed when you press play. To learn more visit Google's Privacy Policy

Cookie name Domains Purpose Retention
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE .youtube.com Used by YouTube to show more relevant ads. VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE enables also personalized recommendations on YouTube based on past views and searches. 1 year
CONSENT .youtube.com    
YSC   This cookie is set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube video Session
use_hitbox .youtube.com The use_hitbox cookie increments the ‘views’ counter on the YouTube video Session
GPS .youtube.com Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location. Session

Yandex

We use Yandex metrica on our websites to serve ads to the users who visited our websites. To learn how Yandex uses cookies please visit Privacy Policy

Cookie name Domains Purpose Retention
_ym_metrika_enabled .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com, .edrawingsviewr.com Checks whether other Yandex.Metrica cookies are installed correctly 60 minutes
_ym_isad .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com, .edrawingsviewr.com Determines whether a user has ad blockers 2 days
_ym_uid .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com, .edrawingsviewr.com Used for identifying site users 1 year
_ym_d .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com, .edrawingsviewr.com Saves the date of the user's first site session Session
yabs-sid All Yandex.Metrica domains Session ID Session
_ym_debug All Yandex.Metrica domains Indicates that debug mode is active Session
_ym_mp2_substs All Yandex.Metrica domains Used for Target Call Session
_ym_visorc_* All Yandex.Metrica domains Allows Session Replay to function correctly 30 minutes
_ym_hostIndex All Yandex.Metrica domains Limits the number of requests 1 day
_ym_mp2_track All Yandex.Metrica domains Used for Target Call 30 day
i All Yandex.Metrica domains Used for identifying site users 1 year
yandexuid All Yandex.Metrica domains Used for identifying site users 1 year (in some countries, the period may be longer)
ymex All Yandex.Metrica domains Stores auxiliary information for Yandex.Metrica performance: ID creation time and their alternative values. 1 year
usst All Yandex.Metrica domains Stores auxiliary information for syncing site user IDs between different Yandex domains 1 year

MyTarget

To leran more visit MyTarget Privacy Policy and Top mail Privacy Policy

Cookie name Domains Purpose Retention
VID mail.ru domain or mytopf.com A persistent cookie with the visitor's ID. 366 days
tmr_lvidTS .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com, .edrawingsviewr.com First party cookie with time of visitor ID creation. Used in conjunction with tmr_lvid. 333 days
tmr_lvid .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com, .edrawingsviewr.com First party visitor cookie for counting unique visitors when there is no VID. To provide _tmr.getClientID() functionality. Only set when using js counter code. 333 days
tmr_detect .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com, .edrawingsviewr.com Keeps a sign that the user has ad blocking on this site. 333 days
FTID mail.ru domain or mytopf.com Test Cookie. A test cookie to check how the browser works with cookies. It is deleted when VID is set. 366 days

Outbrain

Outbrain Privacy Policy

Cookie name Domains Purpose Retention
outbrain_cid_fetch .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com, .edrawingsviewr.com Collects 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 day
log Outbrain Pixel Tracker Pending Session
unifiedPixel Outbrain Pixel Tracker Collects data on the user’s navigation and behavior on the website. This is used to compile statistical reports and heatmaps for the website owner. Session

Twitter

Twitter Privacy Policy

Cookie name Domains Purpose Retention
i/adsct .twitter.com Determines the number of visitors accessing the website through twitter advertisement content Session
personalization_id .twitter.com This cookie is set by Twitter. The cookie allows the visitor to share content from the website on his/her Twitter profile 2 years

Taboola

We use Taboola Pixel to understand the actions users take on our websites and to optimize our marketing campaigns.  To learn more read Taboola Privacy Policy.

Cookie name Domains Purpose Retention
taboola_session_id trc.taboola.com Creates a temporary session ID to avoid the display of duplicate recommendations on the page Session
taboola_select taboola.com Maintains a record of whether the user acted in the “Taboola Select” feature 1 year
taboola_fp_td_user_id taboola.com Indicates that the user clicked on an item that was recommended by Taboola’s Services.  This is used for reporting and analytics purposes 1 year
t_gid taboola.com Assigns a unique User ID that allows Taboola to  recommend specific advertisements and content to this user 1 year
trc_cookie_storage .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com, .edrawingsviewr.com Assigns a unique User ID that is used for attribution and reporting purposes 1 year
_tb_sess_r .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com, .edrawingsviewr.com It maintains a session reference about the user’s visit to this particular website 30 minutes
_tb_t_ppg .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com, .edrawingsviewr.com This cookie is used to identify the referring website (i.e. the website that the user visited before arriving at our website) 30 minutes
abLdr taboola.com Supports routine technical and performance improvements for Taboola’s browser-based Services. 3 hours
abMbl taboola.com Supports routine technical and performance improvements for Taboola’s mobile SDK Services 3 hours
tb_click_param taboola.com  It measures performance of the homepage articles that are clicked 50 seconds

AddThis

AddThis provides us with customizable social sharing tools, which makes sharing online content simple. To learn more about how AddThis collects and uses data please read its Privacy Policy

Cookie name Domains Purpose Retention
__atuvc .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com, .edrawingsviewr.com This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. It stores an updated page share count. 2 years
__atuvs .3ds.com, .solidworks.com, .draftsight.com, .edrawingsviewr.com This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. This is believed to be a new cookie from AddThis which is not yet documented but has been categorized on the assumption it serves a similar purpose to other cookies set by the service. 2 years
di2, loc, uid, um, uvc, Vc .addthis.com Addthis cookies track which of the social networking options you use (email a friend, send to Facebook etc.) This information is only collected in aggregate form so we can tell which are the most popular tools. s
_conv_v .addthis.com The visitor-centric cookie that has a lifetime of one year from the last update time. It is a string of star(*) separated pieces; each piece is a string that contains key and value strings glued together by colon (:) 1 year
_conv_s .addthis.com Same structure as _conv_v. 20 min
_conv_r .addthis.com Holds the referral data for the current visitor. This is overwritten each time visitor comes from a new referrer.  1 year

Zoominfo

Privacy Policy

Cookie name Domains Purpose Retention
_pxhd www.zoominfo.com Related to the perimeter X security layer session
_cfduid .zoominfo.com Related to the CloudFlare security layer 1 year
connect.sid .zoominfo.com connect.sid is node express session id 1 year
visitorId .ws.zoominfo.com This is how we identify recurring visitors in WebSights session

VKontakte

Privacy Policy

Cookie name Domains Purpose Retention
remixlang vk.com Affiliate marketing referrer domain. 360 days
remixir vk.com Affiliate marketing referrer domain. 360 days

Leadlander

Privacy Policy

Cookie name Domains Purpose Retention
FB_cookie, FVOD leadlander.com Used by the Leadlander analytical service to analyse website visitors and traffic patterns Session
trackalyzer leadlander.com Used by the Leadlander analytical service to analyse website visitors and traffic patterns 1 year

Other Targeted and Advertising cookies

Cookies and trackers not listed above.

Cookie name Domains Purpose Retention
_/ad/#/pixel Quora Pixel Tracker Collects data on user behaviour and interaction in order to optimize the website and make advertisements on the website more relevant. Session

How do I change my cookie settings?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

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Last modification: March 16th, 2021