Cookies Policy 

 

Effective Date: October 31, 2021 

1. Cookies and similar technologies 

When you use our Website, we obtain information about you. We only process your personal data for legitimate business reasons such as (i) the provision and good organization of our (online) services; (ii) dealing with enquiries, requests and complaints (e.g. sent via our online contact form); (iii) gathering statistics about the use of the Website; (iv) improving the Website’s performance and design. 

Our Websites use cookies and similar technologies to enhance your experience when viewing the Websites and to compile statistical information regarding their use.  

A cookie is a file that is transmitted by a website to a user’s browser. The browser then saves that file in a designated file for cookies on your computer or device. We use cookies to allow us to personalize your experience, compile statistics about how the Websites are used, including the most popular pages. We use pixels (clear GIFs and web beacons) to track the actions of users of our Websites and email recipients, measure the success of our marketing campaigns, track whether our emails are forwarded, and compile statistics about usage of our Websites and email response rates.  

We do not currently respond to do-not-track signals. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, most browsers allow you to automatically decline cookies or be given the choice of declining or accepting a particular cookie (or cookies) from a particular website. You can review https://www.allaboutcookies.org for more information. Please note, that if you do not accept cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of our Websites.  

We also use Google Analytics, which uses cookies and similar technologies to collect and analyze information about the use of services and report on activities and trends. You can learn about Google’s practices here.  

The owner of the cookie (who may not be directly connected to the web page that set it – see section entitled “Third-Party Cookies”) can access the information that is stored in that cookie when you view web pages that include the cookie owner’s code. Cookies are widely used, are necessary for the correct function of many websites and can enrich the user experience. They may also be used to track user behaviour. 

We use different types of cookies to help us improve our Website and deliver a better and more personalized service by enabling us to: 

a) Estimate our audience size and usage patterns. 

b) Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests. 

c) Recognize you when you return to our Website. 

2. Our cookies

We use cookies to help us make our Website accessible and some of these cookies are essential for its functioning. For example, we use cookies to help resize images for mobile browsers, to indicate if users have java script. 

3. Third-party cookies

We allow carefully selected third-parties to place cookies via our Website. These are cookies that are owned by external organizations. Below is a list of the third parties who may set cookies when you visit our Website: 

a) Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager place cookies to track your use of our Website. This tracking is anonymous, and the data is used so that we can understand how our Website is used and how to improve the experience that we offer our visitors. 

b) AddToAny, a provider of social plugins services, places cookies directly and through other, affiliated third parties to allow you to share content via social media, including Twitter LinkedIn or Facebook. 

c) Other cookies are always used. 

Since the third-party cookies we use are set up and managed by third parties, we suggest that you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them. Here are links to help you: 

a) Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager  

b) AddToAny 

 

4. Other ways to manage cookies

You can also control or disable cookies through your web browser. How you disable cookies depends on which browser you use. All modern browsers allow you to change your privacy settings to prevent websites from planting cookies. 

These settings will typically be found in your browser’s “options” or “preferences” menu or by using the ‘Help’ option. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. 

a) Internet Explore 

b) Firefox 

c) Chrome 

d) Safari web 

If you configure your browser to refuse to accept cookies, you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website or it may not function as intended. 

 

5. Consent to cookies

We use cookies to improve your overall web experience. By using our Website, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy. If you want to withdraw your consent for us to use cookies, you will need to delete your cookies using your Internet browser settings. 

6. Contact us

If you have any questions regarding this Cookies Policy or this Site, please contact us at privacy@dcm-lawyers.com