1. What is a Cookie?
Cookies are small files that websites place on your computer or mobile device as you browse the web. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain anonymous information such as a unique identifier, the site name, and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember your preferences or keeps your sessions open so you don’t have to login again.
2. What Cookies We Use and Why
Bates White issues cookies as soon as you visit our Site. Bates White uses performance and functionality cookies.
Performance cookies collect information about how you use our Site. These cookies do not collect any information that could identify you and are only used to help us improve how our Site works and to understand how effective our content is. Although some of our performance cookies are managed for us by third parties, we do not allow third parties to use the cookies for any purpose other than web analytics (to provide anonymous statistics on how our Site are used) and error management (to help us improve the Site by measuring any errors that occur).
Bates White uses Google Analytics to assist with web analytics. Google Analytics collects information and reports trends without identifying individual users. Google Analytics uses its own cookies to store information such as the date and time you visit our Site and whether this is your first visit.
Functionality cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience on our Site. By using the Site, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. They allow the Site to remember choices you make (such as your user name or the region you are in) and provide enhanced features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts, and other customizable parts of the Site. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
3. Consenting to Cookies
4. Deleting and Blocking Cookies
5. Third Party Websites and Their Cookies
If you go (via our Site) to our pages on (external) third party social media websites, cookies are used by those websites and your data is controlled by those websites, not Bates White. Therefore Bates White is not responsible for the cookies placed by such websites. Please read carefully the privacy policies of those social media websites before accessing those pages.
Last Updated: July 21, 2021