cookie policy

Please read this cookie policy carefully as it contains important information on who we are and how we use cookies on our website. This policy should be read together with our  Website Privacy Policy which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact us and supervisory authorities if you have a complaint.

This cookie policy only relates to your use of our website, https://www.geoffreyleaver.com/

Throughout our website we may link to other websites owned and operated by certain trusted third parties to make additional information and services available to you. These other third party websites may also use cookies or similar technologies in accordance with their own separate policies. For privacy information relating to these other third party websites, please consult their policies as appropriate.

Cookies

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your device (eg computer, smartphone or other electronic device) when you use our website. We use cookies on our website. These help us recognise you and your device and store some information about your preferences or past actions. For example, we may monitor how many times you visit the website, which pages you go to, traffic data, location data and the originating domain name of your internet service provider.  This information helps us to build a profile of our users and identify those pages that have the most engagement. Some of this data will be aggregated or statistical, which means that we will not be able to identify you individually.

For further information on our use of cookies, including a detailed list of your information which we and others may collect through cookies, please see below.

For further information on cookies generally, including how to control and manage them, visit the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, http://www.allaboutcookies.org

Consent to use cookies and changing settings

We will ask for your consent to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device, except where they are essential for us to provide you with a service that you have requested.

You can withdraw any consent to the use of cookies or manage any other cookie preferences by clicking on the ‘Manage Consent’ icon in the bottom left hand corner of any page on our site.  It may be necessary to refresh the page for the updated settings to take effect.

How to turn off all cookies and consequences of doing so

If you do not want to accept any cookies, you may be able to change your browser settings so that cookies (including those which are essential to the services requested) are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of our website.

For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, http://www.allaboutcookies.org

How to contact us

Please contact  Richard Millard, our Data Protection Officer, if you have any questions about this cookie policy or the information we hold about you.

If you wish to contact Richard Millard, our Data Protection Officer, please send an email to  rmillard@geoffreyleaver.com or write to Mr Millard, Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors LLP, 251 Upper Third Street, Bouverie Square, Milton Keynes, MK9 1DR.

Further information about the Cookies we use

Our website uses cookies to ensure the proper running of this website. Our website uses the following cookies:

Cookie Name Description
PHPSESSID To identify your unique session on the website.
SESS To ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the site and that any information you have entered is remembered.
_ga (Google Analytics) Used to distinguish users.
__utma Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmb Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmc (Google Analytics) Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
__utmz Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmv Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

Browser Specific Instructions to Block and Remove Cookies

If you would like to remove the cookies stored on your computer by this website and others, follow the instructions at the links below.

Internet Explorer
Changing privacy and other browser settings in Internet Explorer

Firefox
Changing privacy and other browser settings in Firefox

Google Chrome
Changing privacy and other browser settings in Google Chrome

Opera
Changing privacy and other browser settings in Opera

Safari
Changing privacy and other browser settings in Safari

Safari iOS
Changing privacy and other browser settings in iOS, iPhone and iPad

Android
Changing privacy and other browser settings in Android

Blackberry
Changing privacy and other browser settings in Blackberry

Windows Phone
Changing privacy and other browser settings in Windows Phone

 

Updated: November 2021