The following FAQ has been prepared concerning cookie storage of or access to user information in a user-owned device.

  1. Does any part of Telligent Evolution (including the Telligent Community and Telligent Enterprise applications) make use of cookies or similar techniques for storing information on the client's browser?

    Yes. Telligent Evolution (and Telligent Analytics, if in use) store cookies on the client's browser.

  2. What are the cookies, what are they used for, and what information is stored in them?

    The cookies are listed and described in the following table. All cookies are purely for technical functionality and user experience.

    Cookie Description Required/Optional
    .Telligent.Evolution This cookie is an ASP.NET authentication cookie. It is used to support the login system. Required
    AuthorizationCookie A Globally Unique Identifier (GUID, e.g., 80FC959D-E916-4C1D-9054-C058450DB32D), used for security purposes. Required
    BlogPostList-ViewType Saves a user’s preference for display of a blog post list. - Can be disabled via widget code. (BlogPostList). Optional
    ThreadFilter Saves a user's preference for displaying a forum thread list. Can be disabled via widget code (ForumThreadList). Optional
    CSAnonymous Can be turned off in the Control Panel. Caches your roles in a cookie. Optional
    CSRoles Can be turned off in the Control Panel. Tracks anonymous users. Optional
    CSExtendedAnalytics (if Telligent Analytics is in use) A GUID representing your user. Required if Telligent Analytics is in use
    CSExtendedAnalyticsSession (if Telligent Analytics is in use) A GUID representing your current browsing session. Required if Telligent Analytics is in use

  3. Are the cookies strictly necessary for the customer or user experience, and if so, why?

    With the exception of cookies that can be disabled or turned off, all of these cookies are required for proper site functioning. Two of them (.Telligent.Evolution or AuthorizationCookie), are for security purposes. The CSExtendedAnalytics cookies are necessary for proper Web analytics functionality in Telligent Analytics.