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How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to our clients’ needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

What cookies are used on this website?
In order to improve the website, we may use small files commonly known as “cookies”. A cookie is a small amount of data which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer or mobile phone (your “device”) from the website and is stored on your device’s browser or hard drive.

The cookies we use on the website won’t collect personally identifiable information about you and we won’t disclose information stored in cookies that we place on your device to third parties.

By continuing to browse the website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

If you don’t want us to use cookies when you use the website, you can set your internet browser not to accept cookies. However, please note that if you block cookies some of the features on the website may not function as a result.

You can find more information about how to do manage cookies for all the commonly used internet browsers by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org. This website will also explain how you can delete cookies which are already stored on your device.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why:

SourceCookie NamePurposeComments
Google Analytics__utma

__utmb

__utmc

__utmv

__utmz

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
Content Management System cookieexp_last_activity

exp_last_visit__atuvc

exp_last_activity

exp_last_visit

exp_perpage

exp_tracker

These cookies are set by our content management system upon arrival to our site. They are not used by Landmark Chambers for any specific purpose.

Some of these cookies are deleted when a user closes their browser, the others have a variable expiry date.

The supplier of Expression Engine, our content management system – the software we use to update our website, is working to allow more flexibility in the way users can control how cookies are set by their system.

 

We only use “Google Analytics” on the website. This cookie provides us with a visitor count and an understanding of how visitors move around and use the website. We can then use this information to improve navigability and the website generally.  The cookies we use on the website won’t collect personally identifiable information about you and we won’t disclose information stored in cookies that we place on your device to third parties.

We are obliged by Google Analytics to state the following:

The website use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the website. The information  generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.  Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.  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. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.  You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of the website.  By using the website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

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