Cookies & Privacy Policy

Cookies

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored within your internet browser by the websites that you visit. In a similar way to many other websites, calibrate-law.com places cookies on your device to understand more about your visit and help us to enhance your experience.

Cookies cannot be programmed, cannot carry viruses, and cannot install malware on the host computer. However, they can be used to track users’ browsing activities which was a major privacy concern that prompted European and US law makers to take action.

The new legislation now states that you must be able to opt-out from having cookies stored on their computer.

How Does Calibrate-Law.com Use Cookies?

We believe that our use of cookies is very necessary for the smooth functioning of the website. We do not believe that they pose any threat to your personal privacy or online security and we recommend that you indicate that you will “allow” cookies. If you “disable” cookies the interactive functions of the website will not operate. For example, data-submission via forms, as well as user-registration, user-login, and many other features of the website cannot work fully without using cookies.

– We use cookies to make our website easier for you to use

– We use cookies to help stop our online-forms from being used to send spam-email

– We use cookies to monitor usage so we can spot trends and make improvements

– We DO NOT use cookies to identify individuals (and never will)

– We DO NOT store personal information in cookies

See below for the types of cookies we use and the functionality they support.

Cookie Types Calibrate Law Uses

Our websites use three kinds of cookie (using categories suggested in the International Chamber of Commerce UK’s (“ICC”) Cookie guide):

Essential Cookies

These are cookies that our website needs in order to function and if they are not accepted by you, parts of the site won’t be usable. Examples of where these cookies are used include: to store how many items are in your shopping bag, to anonymously determine when you are signed in, and to determine which currency we should use based on your preferred delivery location when displaying prices to you.

Third Party Cookies

Aside from setting cookies ourselves, we also allow carefully-selected third parties to set cookies during your visit to our website. 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 four broad groups: web analytics, social media, third parties and advertising.

Read on to learn how to disable these cookies should you wish to switch this feature off.

Analytics Cookies

We use various software tools that allow us to study, and then improve, how customers interact with our website – this is known as website analytics. Examples of analytical tools that we use are: Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics and User Replay.

Analytics cookies allow us to understand more about how many visitors we have to the website, how many times they visit calibrate-law.com and how many times a user viewed specific webpages within our site. Although analytics cookies allow us to gather specific information about the pages that you visit and whether you have visited calibrate-law.com multiple times, we cannot use them to find out details such as your name or address.

For more information on these categories, please see the ICC’s Cookie guide available here.

How Can I Manage My Cookies?

If you do not want to accept cookies from calibrate-law.com, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you choose to do this, please be aware calibrate-law.com may no longer function as intended.

For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies; https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/.

How Can I Turn My Cookies Off?

All popular browsers (e.g. Chrome, Internet Explorer, Edge and Safari) allow you to amend your cookie settings so that cookies are no longer enabled across all websites that you visit. You can find information explaining how to disable cookies for the main browsers in the ‘Where to find information about controlling cookies’ section at the Information Commissions website; https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/.

Changes

We may need to update this Cookie Policy in the future and so encourage you to review this Cookie Policy periodically to stay informed about how we are using cookies. This cookie policy was last updated July 2019.

Further Information

You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and for a video about cookies visit https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies.

If you have any questions or comments regarding this Cookie Policy, please email info@calibrate-law.com

Privacy

We of course respect your right to privacy.

Any details that you provide to us via this website or in any other means may be added to our database. However, you do not have to give us any personal information to be able to use the majority of this website. By using our website, you have consented to the collection and use of your personal information as set out in this privacy policy. If we change or modify this privacy policy, we will provide the updates to this page.

We do not disclose or sell your contact details to any other third party.

If you would like to be provided with the information we hold about you, or would like to be removed from the database/mailing lists, please contact Kirsten Fosbury at kf@calibrate-law.com

Our Client Privacy Policy can be downloaded here

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