Cookie policy

Information about our use of cookies

Cookies are small text files that may be downloaded to your device by websites you visit.

They are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website. This website uses different types of cookies to help us to provide you with a good experience and also to allow us to track usage of and improve our site.

We use the following types of cookies:

  • Essential/necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that are essential for the security of the website and visitor.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works and analyse how you interact with our website after we’ve emailed you.
  • Functional cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you (for example content relevant to your region) and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in below:

Essential/necessary Cookies

­__hs_opt_out
This cookie is used by the opt-in privacy policy to remember not to ask the visitor to accept cookies again. This cookie is set when you give visitors the choice to opt out of cookies.
(Expires: 13 months)

__hs_do_not_track
This cookie can be set to prevent the tracking code from sending any information to HubSpot. Setting this cookie is different from opting out of cookies, as it still allows anonymized information to be sent to HubSpot.
(Expires: 13 months)

hs_ab_test
This cookie is used to consistently serve visitors the same version of an A/B test page they’ve seen before.
(Expires: end of session)

<id>_key
When visiting a password-protected page, this cookie is set so future visits to the page from the same browser do not require login again. The cookie name is unique for each password-protected page.

hs-messages-is-open
This cookie is used to determine and save whether the chat widget is open for future visits. It resets to re-close the widget after 30 minutes of inactivity.
(Expires: 30 minutes)

hs-messages-hide-welcome-message
This cookie is used to prevent the welcome message from appearing again for one day after it is dismissed.
(Expires: 1 day)

__hsmem
This cookie is set when visitors log in to a HubSpot-hosted site.
(Expires: 1 year)

__cfduid
The cookie is set by CloudFare. The cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.
(Expires: 4 weeks)

Analytical/Performance Cookies

__hstc
The main cookie for tracking visitors. It contains the domain, utk, initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session).
(Expires: 13 months)

__hubspotutk
This cookie is used to keep track of a visitor's identity. This cookie is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts.
(Expires: 13 months)

__hssc
This cookie keeps track of sessions. This is used to determine if HubSpot should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie. It contains the domain, viewCount (increments each pageView in a session), and session start timestamp.
(Expires: 30 min)

__ga
This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
(Expires: 2 years)

__gid
This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.
(Expires: 1 day)

_gat_gtag_UA_20825719_4
This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.
(Expires: 1 minute)

Functional Cookies

lang
This cookie is used to store the language preferences of a user to serve up content in that stored language the next time user visit the website.

lidc
This cookie is set by LinkedIn and used for routing.
(Expires: 1 day)

bcookie
This cookie is set by linkedIn. The purpose of the cookie is to enable LinkedIn functionalities on the page.
(Expires: 2 years)

Other

UserMatchHistory
Linkedin - Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences.
(Expires: 4 weeks)

bscookie
This cookie is a browser ID cookie set by Linked share Buttons and ad tags.
(Expires: 2 years)

How to control and delete cookies

We do not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies that are set by our website, or any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how.

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.

For more information about cookies (including how to disable them) please visit www.allaboutcookies.org or www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/.

Further Information

To learn more about who we are, how we protect your privacy and how you can contact us, please see our Privacy Notice .

We hope this has clarified our use of cookies on this website. However, if you are still looking for more information, then please email us at privacy@lodlaw.com.