What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers, which are transferred to Your computer's hard drive or mobile device when You visit the Website. The cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit or to another website that recognises that cookie. For further information about cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Types of Cookies Used on the Website
The cookies We use are analytical cookies that are split between performance cookies and functionality cookies.
Performance cookies collect information about how You use the Website.
They allow Us to recognise and count the number of visitors to the Website and allows Us to see how visitors move around the Website when they are using it. This helps Us to improve the way the Website works, for example, by ensuring that You find what You are looking for more easily. These cookies do not collect information about Your identity. The information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve the performance of the Website. By using the Website You agree that We can place these types of cookie on Your device.
Functionality cookies allow the website to remember the choices You make (such as Your user name, language, or the region You are in) and provide enhanced features. These cookies are also used to remember changes You have made to text size, font and other parts of the web pages that You can customise. They may also be used to provide services You have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog.
The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised and they do not gather information about You that could be used for advertising or remembering where You have been on the internet. By using the Website You agree that We can place these types of cookie on Your device. You can find more information about the individual cookies We use and the reasons why We use them in the table below.
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||Google analytics cookie
||These cookies allow Us to record visitor trends over time. Google Analytics uses a cookie to help track which pages are accessed. The cookie contains no personally-identifiable information, but it does use Your computer's IP address to determine from where in the world You are accessing the Website and to track Your page visits within the Website. Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third-parties where required to do so by law, or where such third-parties process the information on Google's behalf.
||Allows social bookmarking and story sharing.
Most of Our cookies will expire at the end of the browser session. However, if Your browser is not closed for any reason, all Our cookies will expire after 2 years.
If You want to contact Us with any questions, comments or complaints about how We collect, use or retain cookies, please contact Us at: The Law Society of Scotland, 26 Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh EH3 7YR (tel 0131 226 7411; fax 0131 225 2934 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This cookie statement is dated May 2012.