Cooley LLP Cookies Policy

We at Cooley use a variety of technologies to help us to deliver customised visitor experiences. In particular, we may use a technology called "cookies" to provide you with, for example, customised information from our website and its webpages (the "Site"). By browsing this website, you consent to the use of cookies by us as described in this Cookies Policy.

A cookie is an element of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. Cookies allow us to understand who has seen which pages and advertisements, to determine how frequently particular pages are visited and to determine the most popular areas of our Site. Non personal information such as browser type, operating system and domain names may be collected during visitors' use of the Site and this information may be used by us to measure the number of visitors to the Site.

What types of cookies do we use?

We may use three types of cookies on the Site:

Session cookies – these are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you close the browser. This cookie is automatically onto your browser by the server software, but it is not used by our website.

Analytical cookies – Our website uses third party cookies, such as Google Analytics cookies (third party cookies) for the following purposes:

  • a cookie to record the time of your first visit to website, the time of your most recent visit to the website and the time of your current visit;
  • a cookie to record which page(s) you visit on the website;
  • a cookie to record how long you stayed on the website; and
  • a cookie to record how you located our website (i.e. Google search, keyword, link from other page etc.).

We only share the information obtained through the use of Google Analytics with Google. For more information on Google's use of your information, please see Types of Cookies Used by Google. The cookies we use for these purposes do not track your Internet usage after leaving our website and do not store your personal information. They will not be used in connection with any other information to identify you in any way.

Cookies in use

Cooley is working to provide the ability for you to manage your cookie preferences within our website, however this functionality is currently under development. As an interim step we have detailed below all the cookies set by this website. If a discrepancy is found, please contact us.

Cookie Domain Type Duration Description
SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE www.cooley.com Analytics 10 years This cookie is associated with Sitecore Analytics. This cookie is used to identify the repeat visit from a single user. Sitecore will send a persistent session cookie to the web client.
_gid .cooley.com Analytics 1 day Installed by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website's performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.
_gat_UA-17371011-1 .cooley.com Analytics 1 minute A variation of the _gat cookie set by Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager to allow website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. The pattern element in the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to.
_ga_QZ8D76GFDL .cooley.com Analytics 2 years This cookie is installed by Google Analytics.
_ga .cooley.com Analytics 2 years The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.
ASP.NET_SessionId www.cooley.com Necessary session Issued by Microsoft's ASP.NET Application, this cookie stores session data during a user's website visit.
website#lang www.cooley.com Necessary session This cookie is used for storing the visitor language preferences. It helps in delivering localized language versions.
howuku_session .cooley.com Analytics session Used to record visitor's interactions while using the website.
pageview .cooley.com Analytics session This cookie is installed by Google Analytics.
unique_session .cooley.com Analytics session This cookie is installed by Google Analytics.
first_session .cooley.com Analytics session This cookie is installed by Google Analytics.
created_at .cooley.com Analytics session This cookie is installed by Google Analytics.
cookieconsent_status www.cooley.com Necessary 27 days Used to record user dismissal of cookie notice.

Disabling cookies

If you wish, you can usually adjust your browser so that your computer does not accept cookies:

  1. Go to the heading "Manage Cookies" and click onto the option you prefer, either stopping cookies being installed, or notifying you of them;
  2. From the list provided, click onto the programme which your computer uses; if this is not shown on the list, click on the "help" heading on the bar at the top of this page, search for information on "cookies" − an explanation of how to delete cookies will appear, then follow the instructions.

Alternatively, you can adjust your browser to tell you when a website tries to put a cookie on your computer.

How you adjust your browser to stop it accepting cookies or to notify you of them, will depend on the type of internet browser programme your computer uses. You can follow the appropriate instructions for your specific browser type (please note that this link will open a new window and will lead to an external website and that we are not responsible for the content of external websites).

How to disable third party cookies

Users based in the European Union can opt out of these third party cookies. This website is not connected us and we are not responsible for its content. We only keep cookies for the duration of your visit to our Site, except in the case of cookies which remember you for future visits or where you save your login name as referred to above.

Your consent to cookies

By browsing this website you consent to the use of cookies by us as described above. Read more about cookies (but please remember that we are not responsible for external websites).

Cookies do not contain confidential information such as your home address, telephone number or credit card details. We do not exchange cookies with any third party websites or external data suppliers. If you do choose to disable cookies, you may find that certain sections of our Site do not work properly.