Lockton Companies LLP Cookies Notice

Last Updated: 14 June 2018

This website, www.locktoninternational.com, (“Website”) uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our Website.  This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Website and also allows us to improve our Website.

1. Your Agreement/Cookie Options
1.1 By continuing to browse our Website, you are agreeing to the placement of cookies on your computer in accordance with the terms of this Cookies Notice (“Notice”). If you do not desire to accept cookies from this Website, please either disable cookies or refrain from using this Website.  You may change your cookie settings at any time. The last section of this Notice addresses how to block or decline cookies. This Notice applies to this Website only and does not apply to any websites to which this Website may link.

2. What are Cookies?
2.1 Cookies are files that contain small amounts of data. They are placed on your computer or other device by the websites you visit. Different kinds of cookies do different things—ranging from making a website work to making it easier to use to enabling website owners to understand more about their visitors. Some cookies are stored in your browser and some on the hard drive of your computer. Session Cookies are automatically erased when you close your browser; Persistent Cookies, unless deleted, remain on your computer or other device until a set expiration date. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

3. Our Use of Cookies
3.1 We use the following categories of cookies:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies: These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Website.
  • Analytical/Performance Cookies: These are cookies that 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, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality Cookies: These are cookies that are used to recognise you when you return to our Website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences, for example your choice of language or region.

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

COOKIE NAME

DESCRIPTION

SESSION OR PERSISTENT?

CAN COOKIE BE DISABLED?

MORE INFORMATION

Strictly Necessary Cookies

SSESS-hash

Drupal: This Drupal cookie is required for the operation of our Website. It enables you to log into secure areas of our Website

Persistent Cookie – expires after 24 days

Yes but if disabled, you would not be logged into the Website anymore therefore impairing functionality of the Website

https://www.drupal.org/drupalorg

Analytical/Performance Cookies

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Google Analytics Cookie: This Google Analytics cookie provides us with feedback on how you move through our Website. All data collected is anonymous

Persistent Cookie – expires after 2 years (or when you clear your cookies)

Yes

https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/cookies/

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Google Analytics Cookie: This Google Analytics cookie stores the amount of times you visit our Website, the time of your first visit, the previous visit and the current visit

Persistent Cookie – expires after 2 years

Yes

https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/cookies/

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Google Analytics Cookie: This Google Analytics cookie is used to check approximately the length of time you are on our Website: when your visit starts, and approximately ends

Persistent Cookie – expires after 30 minutes

Yes

https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/cookies/

__utmc

Google Analytics Cookie: This Google Analytics cookie is used to check approximately the length of time you are on our Website: when your visit starts, and approximately ends

Session Cookie – expires at the end of your session

Yes

https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/cookies/

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Google Analytics Cookie: This Google Analytics cookie records whether you came to our Website from a search engine (and if so, the search keyword used), a link, or from no previous page (e.g. a bookmark)

Persistent Cookie – expires after 6 months

Yes

https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/cookies/

Functionality Cookies

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Google Analytics Cookie: This Google Analytics cookie is used to run analytics functionality

Persistent Cookie – expires after 24 hours

Yes

https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/cookies/

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Google Analytics Cookie: This Google Analytics cookie is used to run analytics functionality

Session Cookie – expires when you close your browser

Yes

https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/cookies/

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Drupal: This Drupal cookie stores information about your browser settings (in particular whether or not your browser has Javascript enabled) to help us continue to develop our Website to best suit our users’ needs

Session Cookie – expires when you close your browser

Yes but if disabled, it could impair functionality of the Website

https://www.drupal.org/drupalorg

 

3.3 The information these cookies collect is not used to identify the specific individuals using our Website, to send such persons targeted advertising, or to track any other websites they access on the internet.

4. Third-Party Cookies
4.1. We use vendors that also may set up cookies on your devices when you use our Website to allow them to deliver the services they are providing to us, these are called Third Party Cookies. Such vendors may use these cookies for their own purposes by relating information about your visit to our Website with any personally identifying information that they may already have.

4.2 For your convenience, we have listed the Third Party Cookies on our Website, including names and estimated retention periods. Where available, the best source for information on the use of these cookies is from the Third Party’s website privacy policy and/or cookie policy. To get more information about these cookies and how they are used, and information about how to opt-out of receiving such cookies, see the following:

COOKIE NAME

DESCRIPTION

SESSION OR PERSISTENT?

CAN COOKIE BE DISABLED?

MORE INFORMATION

NID

Google Cookie: This Google cookie collects information on your preferences to help customise advertisements on other Google properties, such as Google search

Persistent Cookie – expires after 6 months

Yes

https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/cookies/

PREF

Google Cookie: This Google cookie collects information on your preferences to help customise advertisements on other Google properties, such as Google search

Persistent Cookie – expires after 2 years (or when you clear your cookies)

Yes

https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/cookies/

 

5. How to Block or Decline Cookies
5.1 Up-to-date browsers give you the option to accept or decline cookies, to delete existing cookies and to alert you when websites set or access cookies. You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. The Help function within your browser should tell you how to do this. However, if you use your browser settings to block some or all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our Website. 
5.2 For additional information on how to manage and delete cookies, you may wish to visit the following websites:

We are neither associated with nor responsible for the content of the websites listed above.

6. Changes to our Cookies Notice
6.1 This Notice replaces all previous versions and may be updated from time to time. We encourage you to review this Notice regularly when you visit our Website for any updates. If the changes are significant, we will provide a prominent notice on our Website.