Last updated: 2nd October 2018
What is a cookie?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device, preferences and generally help to improve your online experience. You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.
Types of cookies
There are different types of cookies. Although they mainly work in the same way, there are some minor differences. Session cookies enable you to move from page to page within our website and any information you enter to be remembered. A session cookie is deleted when you close your browser, or after a short time. Persistent cookies allow our website to remember your preferences and settings when you visit our website in the future. Persistent cookies expire after a set period of time.
Cookies used on this website
Strictly Necessary Cookies: PHPSESSID
Performance Cookies: Google Analytics (Third Party) – _ga & _gid
Strictly necessary cookies – some of the cookies on our website are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features.
Performance cookies – some of the cookies on our website collect information about how visitors use the website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous and is only used to improve how our website works.
Functionality cookies – these cookies allow our website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced, more personal features.
Third party cookies – our website also allows third parties to download cookies to your device. For example, cookies are used to allow you to send a page from our website to Linked-In or Twitter. Cookies from Google are also used. These third party cookies are not under our control so you should check the websites and cookie policies of any third parties.
By using our website you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. If you want to restrict or block any of the above cookies, you should do this through the web browser settings for each browser you use and on each device you use to access the internet.
Please be aware that some of areas of our website may not function if your web browser does not accept cookies. However, you can allow cookies from specific websites by making them “trusted websites” in your web browser. The “Help” function within your web browser should tell you how to make these changes. Alternatively you can visit http://attacat.co.uk/resources/cookies/how-to-ban for more information on how to manage cookies.
If you have any questions in relation to this policy please contact:
Data Protection Compliance Programme Manager
Peregrine Law Ltd
27b Floral Street
Tel: +44 (0)20 3858 0800