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Complete information about the cookies that may be set when you visit our website can be found below. A link to this page appears on all pages of our website.
Below is a list of cookies set by the Law Society website, along with a brief description of what each is used for.
|ASP.NET_SessionId||Unique identifier for sessions, identifies a user's session.||When you close your browser|
|ASPXAUTH||Created when a user successfully logs into the site and destroyed on logout. The presence of this cookie indicates the user is logged in. This cookie is encrypted and contains some user specific information such as their user id.||1 month|
||Used to authenticate user when they log in to the site.||When you closed your browser|
|AgentCookie||Created when a user successfully logs in. This cookie is used to uniquely identify the user's browser and device. It does not collect any personal information.||When you close your browser|
|polling||A cookie is created whenever a user votes on a poll, to stop them being allowed to vote multiple times||1 month|
|AnonUserCookie||Used in validation of surveys to store the last action performed.||When you close your browser|
A number of the services we use to add value and convenience to your experience of our website may set cookies on your browser on our behalf. These services fall into three broad groups: web analytics, surveys and advertising.
|Google Analytics||_utma||2 years|
|Google Analytics||_utmb||After 30 minutes of inactivity|
|Google Analytics||_utmc||When you close your browser|
|Google Analytics||_utmz||6 months|
|Google Analytics||_utmv||2 years|
We occasionally run surveys on our website. The surveys are hosted by SurveyMonkey, which sets cookies to help it track your answers to the survey and also to make sure you're not bothered again with a request to complete a survey if you've already seen it.
|research.net||P_37608609||When you close your browser|
We serve advertising on some or all pages of this website. The software we use to serve ads places a cookie on your computer which allows us to control the number of times an ad can be served to the same computer. We do not use this feature of our ad server, and do not collect personal information about you, or the ads that you have seen.
|doubleclick.com||test_cookie||When you close your browser|
The Gazette website allows you to share articles, and also to engage with us via our social media channels. The software we use - ShareThis - sets cookies on your computer.
We do not control the use of these cookies, and you can find out more on ShareThis.
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|Up to 2 years|