Brightcove Player Cookies

This topic addresses the use of cookies by the Brightcove Player.


By default, the Brightcove Player does not use any cookies. However, Brightcove supplied plugins and other third-party player plugins may use cookies. The cookies used by third parties plugins are controlled by the third parties. Please check in with such third parties for a description of the cookies used in their plugins. These details can be offered:

  • Brightcove Campaign leaves a cookie named bc_uuid, but also depending on your Campaign Data Connection you may receive cookies from the third party providers script such as Marketo and Eloqua.
  • IMA3 (and Freewheel) may use cookies, but those are managed by the respective Ad SDKs and Brightcove do not control their cookie usage.
  • Third-party Analytics plugins like GA, GTM, and Adobe Analytics may also use cookies, but those are set by the respective SDK and not by any components that Brightcove owns or controls.

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This document was last updated on 11 February 2020. Please contact Brightcove Support if you need additional information on cookies.