Cookie Statement

Lawyers for Lawyers’ website, like most websites, uses small text files called cookies. This note provides information on what cookies are, which cookies Lawyers for Lawyers uses, and how they can be controlled.

If you wish to restrict or block cookies you can set your internet browser to do so- click on the following link for further information:

  1. What are cookies?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are widely used because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device and therefore allow enhanced functionality.

You can find out more information about cookies at: some definitions used in this note are provided at part 5 below.

  1. How does Lawyers for Lawyers use cookies?

Lawyers for Lawyers uses cookies for the following purposes:

to compile statistical data on the use of our website and its functioning, so that we can monitor and improve it;

to facilitate users’ ability to navigate through our website, including to allow registered users to access secure parts of our website; and

  1. Which cookies does Lawyers for Lawyers use?

A full list of all the cookies we use is in the table at part 6 below.

Please note that we are auditing the use of these cookies and the table will be updated as we make ongoing changes.

  1. How to control cookies

If you do not wish to receive cookies you can set your web browser to restrict or block them. All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings, typically be found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following link may be helpful:

If you disable cookies you will not be able to use all the interactive features of our website.

  1. Definitions

First Party/ Third party cookies

Refers to the web domain placing the cookie. First-party cookies are those set by a website that is being visited by the user at the time – the website displayed in the URL window. Third party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the website being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and another entity sets the cookie through that website, this would be a third-party cookie.

Persistent cookies

These cookies remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.

Session cookies

These cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

  1. Full list of cookies used by Lawyers for Lawyers

Below is a full list of cookies set by

a) Cookies set by our website CMS

Cookie Purpose / More Information Names Expiry
Cookie Agreement Created when the ‘OK’ button is clicked in the cookies notice at the bottom of page. Hides cookies notice on future visits. CatACCcookies 24 hours


b) First Party cookies set by our website

Cookie Purpose / More Information Names Expiry
Google Analytics Lawyers for Lawyers supports the use of Google Analytics within the site so that we can monitor activity on our website.

Google Analytics cookies collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. More information.

_ga 2 years
_gid 24 hours
_gat 10 minutes
_utma 2 years from set/update
_utmb 30 mins from set/update
_utmt 30 minutes
_utmz 6 months from set/update
_utmc End of browser session
WordPress  WPML language Plugin _wpml_browser_redirect_test  End of browser session


c) Third Party cookies set by our website

Cookie Purpose / More Information Names
Vimeo We sometimes embed videos from Vimeo. Vimeo’s use of cookies is governed by Vimeo’s privacy policy: player, vuid, _abexps, auto_load_stats, clips, has_logged_in, has_seen_upgrade, site_settings, stats_end_date, stats_start_date, vimeo, vimeo_player, optimizelyBuckets, optimizelyEndUserId, optimizelySegments
YouTube We sometimes embed videos from YouTube. YouTube’s use of cookies is governed by Google’s privacy policy. More information.

Expiry dates for these cookies vary from the session to 10 years.