Last updated: October 2017
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 used on this site
There are different types of cookies. Although they mainly work in the same way, there are some minor differences.
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. This includes accessing secure areas of the website such as our alumni site, Extranet, Linklaters Online Services and Dispute Toolkit products.
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. It is only used to improve how our website works.
Third party cookies - Our website also allows third parties to download cookies to your device. For example, cookies from sharethis.com are used to allow you to send a page from our website to your social media account such as Facebook or Twitter. Cookies from Google and YouTube are also used. The YouTube cookie is set on pages that contain YouTube videos. These third party cookies are not under our control so you should check the websites and cookie policies of any third parties. For further information about their use see sharethis.com, www.google.com and www.youtube.com.
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 us at:
Address: Attn: Head of Law + Compliance
One Silk Street
Telephone: (44-20) 7456 2000
Fax: (44-20) 7456 2222