Cookie Policy

Please read this cookie policy carefully as it contains important information on who we are and how we use cookies on our website. This policy should be read together with our Privacy Policy which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact us and supervisory authorities if you have a complaint.

WHO WE ARE

This website is operated by Gordons LLP of 1 New Augustus Street, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD1 5LL.

OUR WEBSITE

This cookie policy relates to your use of our website, www.gordonsllp.com.

Throughout our website we may link to other websites owned and operated by certain trusted third parties. These other third party websites may also use cookies or similar technologies in accordance with their own separate polices. For privacy information relating to these other third party websites, please consult their policies as appropriate.

COOKIES

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your device (e.g. computer, smartphone or other electronic device) when you use our website. We use cookies on our website. These help us recognise you and your device, interact with you and store some information about your preferences or past actions.

For example, we may monitor how many times you visit the website, which pages you go to, traffic data, location data and the originating domain name of your internet service provider. This information helps us to build a profile of our users and interact with them. Some of this data will be aggregated or statistical, which means that we will not be able to identify you individually.

For further information on our use of cookies, including a detailed list of your information which we and others may collect through cookies, please see below.

For further information on cookies generally, including how to control and manage them, visit the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

CONSENT TO USE COOKIES AND CHANGING SETTINGS

We will ask for your permission to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device, except where they are essential or ‘strictly necessary’ for us to provide you with a service that you have requested (see below).

You can withdraw any consent to the use of cookies or manage any other cookie preferences (other than those deemed essential or ‘strictly necessary’) by using our privacy dashboard that appears at the bottom of any page on our website. You can see details of the cookies we use by clicking the ‘Settings’ button on that dashboard.

You can consent to all cookies by clicking the ‘Accept’ button on the dashboard or you can individually select the cookie categories you want to give us consent to place on your device by clicking the ‘Settings’ button, navigating through each tab and moving the slider from left to right (it will change in colour from grey to blue) and then clicking ‘Confirm My Choices’. It may be necessary to refresh the page for the updated settings to take effect.

OUR USE OF COOKIES

The table below provides more information about the cookies we use and why:

CATEGORY COOKIE NAME PROVIDER PURPOSE
Strictly Necessary OptanonConsent gordonsllp.com This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. The cookie has a normal lifespan of one year, so that returning visitors to the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor.
     
Strictly Necessary OptanonConsent
OptanonAlertBoxClosed
gordonsllp.com This cookie is set by websites using certain versions of the cookie law compliance solution from OneTrust. It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and in some cases only when they actively close the notice down. It enables the website not to show the message more than once to a user. The cookie has a one year lifespan and contains no personal information.
     
Strictly Necessary ASP.NET_Session ID clients.gordonsllp.com General purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written with Microsoft.NET based technologies. Usually used to maintain an anonymised user session by the server.
     
Targeting Cookies _gat_gtag_ xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx gordonsllp.com Google Analytics
     
Targeting Cookies __sharethis_cookie_test__ gordonsllp.com Tracks which pages are being shared and by whom.
     
Targeting Cookies CONSENT youtube.com YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites.
     
Targeting Cookies VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE youtube.com This cookie is used as a unique identifier to track viewing of videos.
     
Targeting Cookies YSC youtube.com YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites.
     
Targeting Cookies _GRECAPTCHA google.com This domain is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer’s adverts appear.
     
Targeting Cookies li_sugr linkedin.com This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active LinkedIn profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions. For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain.
     
Targeting Cookies geo apple.com This domain is owned by Apple. The company produces a diverse range of products and services but is best known for its mobile devices. As a cookie host, Apple generally uses advertising services to collect information about end users’ interests.
     
Performance Cookies _ga gordonsllp.com Used to distinguish users by Google Analytics – third-party analytics cookies: Google analytics for statistical purposes. Type of data processed: IP addresses. To maximize the privacy of users / visitors, we use the “masking IP” feature, which imposes on the system the darkening of the last 8 digits of the IP address of the user / visitor before any type of processing is performed, making in fact the analysed Purpose: to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and on how they visit our site, to process statistics.
     
Performance Cookies _gid gordonsllp.com Used to distinguish users by Google Analytics – third-party analytics cookies: Google analytics for statistical purposes. Type of data processed: IP addresses. To maximize the privacy of users / visitors, we use the “masking IP” feature, which imposes on the system the darkening of the last 8 digits of the IP address of the user / visitor before any type of processing is performed, making in fact the analysed Purpose: to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and on how they visit our site, to process statistics.
     
Performance Cookies _gali gordonsllp.com Google Analytics – Used to distinguish users. Used to distinguish users by Google Analytics – third-party analytics cookies: google analytics for statistical purposes. Type of data processed: IP addresses. To maximize the privacy of users / visitors, we use the “masking IP” feature, which imposes on the system the darkening of the last 8 digits of the IP address of the user / visitor before any type of processing is performed, making in fact the analysed Purpose: to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and on how they visit our site, to process statistics.
     
Social Media Cookies __sharethis_cookie_test__ platform-api.sharethis.com These third party cookies are used to track which pages are being shared and by whom.