COOKIES POLICY – GCM LEGAL
SECTION 1: CONSENT
SECTION 2: DISABLING COOKIES
If you do not agree to the use of these cookies please disable them by following the instructions for your browser set out here.
After your initial visit to this website, we may change the cookies we use.
SECTION 3: WHAT ARE COOKIES?
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 web domain on your subsequent visits to that domain. Most web pages contain elements from multiple web domains so when you visit http://gcm-legal.com your browser may receive cookies from several sources.
Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. Cookies allow you to navigate between pages efficiently, remember preferences and generally improve the user experience. They can also be used to tailor advertising to your interests by tracking your browsing across websites.
Session cookies are deleted automatically when you close your browser and persistent cookies remain on your device after the browser is closed (for example to remember your user preferences when you return to the site).
SECTION 4: WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DOES GCM LEGAL USE?
GCM Legal (full and mobile versions) currently uses the following types of cookies:
When you close your browser, some cookies are deleted. These are called session cookies.
Other cookies are stored on your device until they expire or you choose to delete them. They are called persistent cookies. These cookies are sent back to us each time you visit our site.
Targeting cookies (or advertising cookies) collect information about your browsing habits and are used to make advertising more relevant to you and your interests. They are used by services provided by third parties, such as Like or Share buttons. Third parties provide these services in return for recognising that you have visited our website.
When you use the LinkedIn or Twitter share buttons you will be directed to a page controlled by those companies which may place cookies (including targeting cookies) and will be subject to LinkedIn’s or Twitter’s cookies policies respectively.
Use of IP addresses and weblogs
We may also use your IP address and browser type to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our website and to improve the service we offer to you. An IP address is a numeric code that identifies your computer on the internet. Your IP address might also be used to gather broad demographic information.
We may perform IP lookups to determine which domain you are coming from (eg google.com) to more accurately gauge our users’ demographics.
Information from these types of cookies and technologies is not combined with information about you from any other source and will not personally identify you.
HTML email web beacons
Our emails may contain a single, campaign-unique “web beacon pixel” to tell us whether our emails are opened and combined with other technology verify any clicks through to links within the email. We may use this information for purposes including determining which of our emails are more interesting to you and to query whether users who do not open our emails wish to continue receiving them. The pixel will be deleted when you delete the email. If you do not wish the pixel to be downloaded to your device, you should select to receive emails from us in plain text rather than HTML or choose not to click links that we send you. This information may be connected to your personal identity.
SECTION 5: COOKIES POLICY DOES NOT COVER THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
Please note that this cookies policy does not apply to, and we are not responsible for, the privacy practices of third party websites which may be linked to or accessible through this website.
SECTION 6: CHANGES TO THE COOKIES POLICY
We may update this cookies policy and we would encourage you to review the policy from time to time to stay informed of how we are using cookies. This cookies policy was last updated on 17 August 2016.