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Cookie Policy

This cookie policy (“Cookie Policy”) is intended to inform you how we use “cookies” and similar technologies on our website at www.lewissilkin.com; www.lewissilkinemployment.ie; and at preferences.lewissilkin.com (“Website”) and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our Website. Please take a moment to read and understand this Cookie Policy.

Last updated: 4 May 2018

This Cookie Policy should also be read in conjunction with our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.

What are Cookies?

Cookies and similar technologies are very small text documents or pieces of code, which often include an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website or use a mobile application, a computer asks your computer or mobile device for permission to store this file on your computer or mobile device and access information from it. Information gathered through cookies and similar technologies may include the date and time of visits and how you are using the particular website or mobile application. Cookies are used by us as part of our Website and they are also used by some of our third party partners.

For more details on cookies and similar technologies please visit All About Cookies. For the purposes of the remaining sections of this Cookie Policy we will refer to all technologies using the above features as “cookies”.

Consent to our use of Cookies

By using the Website you acknowledge that we may store and access essential cookies on your computer or other device. Essential cookies are cookies which are essential for the operation of our Website.

Further, where you give permission, we may also store and access certain non-essential cookies on your computer or other device. These cookies are not essential to the operation of our Website but allow us to provide additional functionality or to gather additional information about your use of our Website. You are not obliged to give consent to our use of non-essential cookies and we will not place such cookies until you have given your consent.

If you wish to block or delete cookies, or you would like to withdraw consent to our use of non-essential cookies, you can find out how to do so below.

What do we do with Cookies?

Essential Cookies

We use cookies where they are essential for the operation of the Website, for example to remember that you are signed in to the Website.

Session Cookies

We use cookies to allow the Website to uniquely identify your browsing session on our Website, which allows us to coordinate this information with data from our Website server.

Analytics Cookies

We use “analytics” cookies. These, along with other information, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people using the Website and which features of our Website are most popular.

We use this information to improve the Website. We do not generally store any information that you provide to us in a cookie.

What Cookies do we use on our Website?

The table below sets out more information about the individual cookies used on our Website and the purposes for which they are used:

Cookie Type

Essential?

Purpose

Duration

Google Analytics

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_gid

_gat

_utma

_utmb

_utmc

_utmt

_utmz

No

These cookies enable us to store information such as the time you visit our Website, whether you have visited before and the website that you visited prior to visiting our Website.
For more information about Google Analytics please see: http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html

How long a Google Analytics cookie remains on your computer or device depends on what it is and what it is used for. Some Google Analytics cookies expire at the end of your browser session, whilst others can remain for up to two years. You can delete Google Analytics cookies and other cookies at any time by clearing your cache.

Doubeclick.net

test_cookie

IDE

No DoubleClick is an advertising business owned by Google.DoubleClick uses cookies to improve advertising. For more information please see https://support.google.com/ds/answer/2839090?hl=en and https://policies.google.com/technologies/types How long a DoubleClick cookie remains on your computer or device depends on what it is and what it is used for. Some DoubleClick cookies expire at the end of your browser session, whilst others can remain for up to two years. You can delete DoubleClick cookies and other cookies at any time by clearing your cache.
You can Opt out of DoubleClick cookies here: https://www.google.com/settings/ads

Twitter

cdn.syndication.
twimg.com

lang
No These twitter cookies remember the user's selected language version of twitter on areas of the site with twitter content.
You can read more about how twitter uses cookies here: https://help.twitter.com/en/rules-and-policies/twitter-cookies

You can control how Twitter personalizes your experience and adverts by using your Personalization and Data settings at https://twitter.com/personalizationwhether or not you have a Twitter account.

You can delete cookies at any time by clearing your cache.

YouTube

VISITOR_INFO1
_LIVE

PREF

YSC
No On areas of site with embedded YouTube videos these cookies help track the number of views for a particular video track YouTube user preferences, and serve up related content or adverts within an embedded YouTube video. How long a YouTube cookie remains on your computer or device depends on what it is and what it is used for. Some YouTube cookies expire at the end of your browser session, whilst others can remain for up to two years. You can delete YouTube cookies and other cookies at any time by clearing your cache.
You can review how to opt out of these here: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en-GB

LinkedIn

JSESSIONID

Lang

Bcookie

Bscookie

lidc
No These cookies are used by LinkedIn for tracking preferences, share buttons and advert tags. You can find out more about LinkedIn’s cookies here: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy
You can delete cookies at any time by clearing your cache.

Lewis Silkin 

LewisSilkin - ASP.NET_Session
Id

Yes

This cookie is a small bit of text that accompanies requests and pages as they go between the web server and browser. The cookie contains information the website uses to support the search function.

For more information about Asp.Net Session state please see: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms178194.aspx
Asp.Net Session cookies expire at the end of your browser session.

Others Websites

Visitors are provided with the option to navigate to a variety of external websites where Lewis Silkin, or the user may have a presence or wish to visit. When the visitor selects the option to view the content from these websites, they are taken away from the Lewis Silkin website and to the other site, where a variety of cookies may be used throughout the visit. Lewis Silkin is not responsible for any cookies used once the visitor has left the Lewis Silkin website.

What happens when you refuse, block or delete Cookies?

In order to use some parts of our Website you will need to accept cookies. If you choose to withhold consent to our use of cookies, or you subsequently block or delete cookies, some aspects of our Website may not work properly and you may not be able to fully use or access all or part of our Website.

Can you block cookies?

You can block the use of cookies altogether by activating the relevant settings in your browser. You can find out how to do that for a variety of browsers at All About Cookies. For more information on cookie management and blocking or deleting cookies for a wide variety of browsers, visit All About Cookies.

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