Cookie Policy

Last Updated May 25, 2018

We use cookies on this website (the “Site”) to operate and administer the Site, conduct analytics and improve the Site and your experience on it. 

This Cookie Policy provides information about how and when we use cookies for these purposes and the choices that you have. It forms part of our Privacy Policy, which also includes details about (i) why and how we collect, use, and store Personal Data that we collect or receive through the Site or services, (ii) the lawful bases on which Personal Data is processed, (iii) how we protect your data, and (iv) what your rights and our obligations are in relation to such use. Please read our Privacy Policy for information on these items. Capitalized terms used in this Cookie Policy but not defined herein have the meanings set forth in our Privacy Policy.

By choosing to use the Site after having been notified of our use of cookies in the ways described in this Cookie Policy, and, in applicable jurisdictions, through notice and unambiguous acknowledgement of your consent, you agree to such use.

What Are Cookies?

A cookie is a text file which is stored on your computer or other device when you visit the Site.

This Site uses two types of cookies: session and persistent cookies. Session cookies are stored temporarily on your device while you browse this Site and are deleted from your device when you finish browsing. Persistent cookies remain on your device after you have finished browsing the Site so that we can remember your preferences when you visit the Site in future. 

Some cookies are set by us (first party cookies); some cookies are set by another party’s website (third-party cookies). 

For more information about cookies, including how to set your internet browser to restrict, block or delete cookies, please go to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

What Cookies Do We Use?

The types of cookies used on this Site can be classified into the following categories: strictly necessary cookies and analytics cookies.

Strictly Necessary Cookies: used to provide our Site and deliver some of its features. These cookies are essential for using the Site and without these cookies basic functionalities would not work. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the Site and the services, you cannot refuse them.

We use the following strictly necessary cookies:

Cookie  Type  Purpose  Expiry 
ASP.NET_SessionId  First-party session  Cookie set by Microsoft Internet Information Services to maintain the session of the user from page to page  Expires at session end 
CycleProtectionManager  First-party session  Cookie set by the web site to prevent against infinite redirects   Expires at session end 

 

Analytics: used to compile aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how you and other users use the Site (including number of page views, number of visitors, and time spent on each page). This helps us improve the functionality and performance of the Site, for example by  making sure you can easily find what you need.

We use the following analytics cookies:
 
Cookie  Type  Purpose  Expiry 
Google Analytics  Third-party persistent  Used to evaluate your use of the Site and compile reports on the Site activity. Learn more about Google Analytics’ privacy practices, and see a copy of Google’s privacy policy, at the following link: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en&ref_topic=2919631. You can prevent your data from being collected by Google Analytics on our Site by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your current web browser at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en  Varies according to cookies used. For information on their expiration, read here 
Nmstat  Third-party persistent  Cookie used for  secondary analytics and Site hygiene. It captures clicks on pages.  Default license key is 1000 days, in line with the expiration of the license on our server 
SiteImprove  Third-party session  Cookie used for very basic analytics, including tracking number of hits and pages clicked.  Expires at session end 

 

Your Choices

If you wish to restrict, block or delete cookies which are set by this Site, you can do this by modifying your browser settings. 

On most web browsers, you will find a “help” section on the toolbar, which should provide information on how to be notified when you are receiving a new cookie and how to turn cookies off. Please see the links below for guidance on how to modify your web browser’s settings on the most popular browsers:

If you set your browser preferences to block all cookies, you may not be able to access all or parts of the Site. If you delete cookies relating to the Site, including your cookie preferences, you will be treated as a first-time visitor the next time you visit the Site.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at at Goodwin Procter LLP, The New York Times Building, 620 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10018-1405 or on dataprivacy@goodwinlawcom.