CLYDE & CO COOKIE NOTICE

Clyde & Co takes data privacy very seriously and this notice is designed to help you understand how we use cookies. This notice should be read in conjunction with our privacy notice.

We encourage you to read the whole notice. Alternatively, if you wish to read about specific cookie practices that interest you, please click on the relevant links below.

THE PURPOSE OF THIS COOKIE NOTICE
1. Identity
2. Our use of cookies
3. This cookie notice
4. Updating this cookie notice
COOKIES
5. What are cookies?
6. What type of cookies do we use?
7. Can I control the use of cookies on my device?
COOKIES WE USE
8. What cookies do we use and why?
9. What personal information do we look to collect using cookies?
OTHER IMPORTANT THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
10. Local differences
11. Data protection officer

THE PURPOSE OF THIS COOKIE NOTICE

1. Identity

We are Clyde & Co LLP (registered office: The St Botolph Building, 138 Houndsditch, London EC3A 7AR, United Kingdom; and its subsidiaries and affiliates trading under the name of Clyde & Co; and Trident (Claims & Recoveries) LLP.

2. Our use of cookies

We are a global law practice that exists to provide legal advice and related services to our clients.

In common with most global law practices, we use cookies to help us provide our services and run our business.

3. This cookie notice

This is our main general cookie notice that applies across our business, although we may publish additional cookie statements that apply to:

  • our operations in specific countries in order to help ensure our compliance with local data protection requirements around cookies 
  • specific services that we offer to our clients from time to time

If an additional cookie statement is relevant to you because of the way in which you engage with us and there is a conflict between the information set out in this notice and the additional cookie statement, then the additional cookie statement will take precedence over the information set out in this notice.

4. Updating this cookie notice

This notice may be updated from time to time. This version is dated 25 May 2018.

COOKIES

5. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer, mobile phone or tablet by web sites that you visit or by clicking on a link to a site within an email. They are widely used in order to make web sites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to website owners.

6. What type of cookies do we use?

We use cookies to:

  • remember your browsing preferences when you visit our sites so that we can give you a better site experience
  • collect anonymous statistical information about the way you use our websites and their content so that we can improve the way the sites work and the content we make available (for example, we collect information about the number of visitors to the various parts of the sites)
  • track how you interact with the updates and marketing materials we send you

The cookies we use are non-intrusive and are used by most businesses.

7. Can I control the use of cookies on my device?

Most web browsers (including Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari) allow you to control your cookie settings and to delete any cookies already stored on your computer or other devices.

You can control the use of cookies on your device, including deleting and blocking the cookies we and others use, through the browser settings on your device; but please note that any changes you make may affect your ability to properly use our websites.

To find out more about the way cookies work, how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

In line with most businesses, we use Google Analytics (see below for details). To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

COOKIES WE USE

8. What cookies do we use and why?

The information box below describes the cookies that we use and why we use them.

Cookie                                                                                                         File Name                                                                                               How long will the cookie stay on my device?                                                        Purpose

Web applications

PHPSESSID

 

clydeco_tracker

clydeco_last_visit

 

clydeco_last_activity

clydeco_stashid        

Until you close your browser

Until you close your browser

1 year from your last visit to the website

1 year from your last visit to the website

Until you close your browser                                                            

Essential cookies

These cookies are used to store server-side, user-specific information to maintain a session state for you. This allows us to remember your preferences when you visit the site. The website also uses this data to process your requests.

Some functions of the website depend on these cookies and may not work properly, or at all, if they are disabled.

Google Analytics

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2 years from set/update*

30 minutes from set/update*

Until you close your browser*

6 months from set/update*

Performance cookies

These cookies are used to collect information about your use of the site and to track how you interact with our marketing activities. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our sites and our marketing activities.

These cookies collect information, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Note that Google will also have its own control of this information, and will hold it on its servers in the United States in accordance with its own privacy policies You can find out more about Google Analytics and privacy at Google by clicking here

*Please click here for more information on how these cookies are managed by Google. 

9. What personal information do we look to collect using cookies?

We collect only limited amounts of personal information as part of our use of cookies, such as IP addresses. In particular, we do not look to collect special categories of personal data (such as health data) or criminal convictions data through our use of cookies.

OTHER IMPORTANT THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW

10. Local differences

Whilst this notice describes the cookie practices adopted by us generally across the world, local data protection laws vary and some countries may place additional restrictions on our use of cookies. This means our actual cookie practices in certain countries may vary from those described here in order to help us ensure we comply with local requirements. Country-specific differences in our cookies practices to help us comply with local requirements can be found here.  

11. Data protection officer

We have a data protection officer whose job is to oversee our data protection compliance, which includes our compliance with laws relating to how we use cookies. If you have any questions in relation to our use of cookies, you can contact our data protection officer by sending:

  • an email to: dataprotectionofficer@clydeco.com
  • a letter to: The Data Protection Officer, Clyde & Co LLP, The St Botolph Building, 138 Houndsditch, London EC3A 7AR, United Kingdom