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D2L Cookies Policy


This page contains a description of the cookies we use on D2L Web sites, including Most Web browsers enable you to manage cookies through your browser settings. To learn more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit or As our Web sites and offerings materially evolve, we will review and update this Web page from time to time.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of data placed on your web browser by the offerings you use or the Web sites you visit. Directive 2009/136/EC (the “Cookies Directive”), which amends Directive 2002/58/EC, came into force in the European Union (EU) on 25 May 2011. The Cookies Directive provides that “the storing of information or the gaining of access to information already stored, in the terminal equipment of a subscriber or user is only allowed on condition that the subscriber or user concerned has given his or her consent, having been provided with clear and comprehensive information”.

Cookies Used on D2L Web sites

When you visit a D2L Web site, you may encounter cookies described in the list below. Our lists are grouped based on the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) cookie guide, which identifies four categories of cookies:

  1. Strictly necessary cookies
  2. Performance cookies
  3. Functionality cookies
  4. Targeting or advertising cookies

A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website – when visited by a user – asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information. Those cookies are set by us and called first-party cookies. We also use third-party cookies – which are cookies from a domain different than the domain of the website you are visiting – for our advertising and marketing efforts. More specifically, we use cookies and other tracking technologies for the following purposes:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

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.

HostCookiesCookies used
www.d2l.comPHPSESSIDFirst Party
www.d2l.com_dc_gtm_UA-, _dc_gtm_UA-xxxxxxxx, AWSALBCORS, eupubconsent, OptanonAlertBoxClosed, OptanonConsentFirst Party
pages.d2l.com__cf_bm, BIGipServersj27web-nginx-app_httpsFirst Party
onetrust.com__cfduidThird Party

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.

HostCookiesCookies used
www.d2l.com_pk_id.{id}, _pk_ses.{id}, ADRUMFirst Party
www.d2l.com_ga, _ga_B52EBYYQQY, _gat, _gat_UA-52032323-1, _gat_UA-nnnnnnn-nn, _gclxxxx, _gid, _mkto_trk, _vis_opt_exp_n_combi, _vis_opt_s, _vis_opt_test_cookie, _vwo_ds, _vwo_referrer, _vwo_sn, _vwo_uuid, _vwo_uuid_v2First Party

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.

HostHost DescriptionCookiesCookies used
www.d2l.comdrift_campaign_refreshFirst Party
www.d2l.com__lotl, _fbp, _lorid, drift_aid, driftt_aidFirst Party
www.linkedin.combscookieThird Party
www.facebook.comThird Party
LinkedInThis domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It tracks the use of embedded services on the site to target relevant ads based on the visitor’s preferences.

LinkedIn Cookie Policy
AnalyticsSyncHistory, bcookie, lang, li_gc, lidc, UserMatchHistoryThird Party
company-target.comtuuid, tuuid_luThird Party
facebook.comfrThird Party
nrich.ai_nauidThird Party
bidr.iobito, bitoIsSecure, checkForPermissionThird Party
srv.stackadapt.comsa-user-id-v2Third Party
youtube.comVISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSCThird Party
adsrvr.orgTDCPMThird Party
twitter.compersonalization_idThird Party
doubleclick.netIDE, test_cookieThird Party
s7.addthis.com__atuvsThird Party
LinkedIn AdsThis domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It tracks the use of embedded services on the site to target relevant ads based on the visitor’s preferences.

LinkedIn Cookie Policy
langThird Party
addthis.comloc, uvc, xtcThird Party

Functional Cookies

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages.    If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

HostCookiesCookies used
www.d2l.com_gd#############First Party
www.d2l.com__atuvc__atuvsFirst Party

More Information on Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect top level information about how visitors use certain D2L Web sites. Google Analytics provides the information we need to improve the user experience and serve up the content our visitors find most useful. The Google Analytics cookies store information about what pages people visit, how long they are on the site, how they got there and what they click on. Information supplied by Google Analytics helps us analyze site traffic to identify areas to improve in order to provide our visitors with a better experience. No personal information (for example, names or addresses) is gathered or stored, so this information cannot be used to identify individuals. For an overview of privacy at Google, click here. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

Links to Third Party Offerings and Web Sites

We may also link to third party offerings of Web sites that use cookies like the ones described above. If you access another offering or Web site through a link that we have provided, the offering you are accessing or the site you are visiting is responsible for providing you with information about how they use cookies.


If you have any comments, questions or concerns about this page, the data that we collect from you or how that data is being used, or to report suspected misuse of your information, please contact us at [email protected] or write to us at:

D2L Corporation
Attn: Privacy Officer
151 Charles Street West, Suite 400
Kitchener, Ontario
N2G 1H6 Canada

Last Modified: February 7, 2020