Lockton Companies LLP Cookies Statement

Last Updated: 28 June 2017

1. Information About Cookies
1.1. 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.

2. Your Agreement/Cookie Options
2.1. By continuing to browse the www.locktoninternational.com site, (“Site”), you are agreeing to the placement of cookies on your computer in accordance with the terms of this Cookies Statement (“Statement”). If you do not desire to accept cookies from this Site, please either disable cookies or refrain from using this Site.  You may change your cookie settings at any time. The last section of this Statement will address how to block or decline cookies.

3. Our Use of Cookies
3.1. Our Site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our Site.  This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Site and also allows us to improve our Site.

3.2. We use the following categories of cookies (for your convenience, we have listed examples of cookies in each category along with other information including cookie names and estimated retention periods):

COOKIE NAME

DESCRIPTION

SESSION OR PERSISTENT?

CAN COOKIE BE DISABLED?

MORE INFORMATION

Strictly Necessary Cookies

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

Persistent Cookie – expires after 24 days

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

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 Site. 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 Site, 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 Site: when your visit starts, and approximately ends

Persistent Cookie – expires after 30 minutes

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 Site: 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 Site 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/

 

 


3.3. The information these cookies collect is not used to identify the specific individuals using our Site, 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 Site to allow them to deliver the services they are providing to us. 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 examples of Third Party Cookies on our Site, 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/

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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. 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 all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our Site. 

5.2. For additional information on how to manage and delete cookies, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org. Lockton is neither associated with nor responsible for the content of the http://www.aboutcookies.org website.

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