Definitions and Interpretation
“Cookie” means a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
“Cookie Law” means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);
“Personal data” means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data, as defined by the Data Protection Act 2018 OR EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”); and
“We/Us/Our” means Christian Burnett, the trading name for Christian. The Law Firm. Ltd, a limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 7795154, whose registered and trading address is Level 18, 40 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5NR.
We DO NOT store personal information in cookies
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. We do not believe that they pose any threat to your personal privacy or online security. Instead, cookies enable Us to continually improve Our Site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.
What cookies do we use?
Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google to monitor user interactivity with the site and track their journey. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling Us to better understand how Our Site is used.
Accepting and declining cookies
Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a pop-up requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to "accept" Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended. You can return to your Cookie preferences to review and/or change them at any time.
In addition to the controls that We provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be modified if you prefer. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
The links below provide instructions on how to control Cookies in all mainstream browsers:
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-G
Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835
Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/microsoft-edge (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)
Safari (iOS): https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265
Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en (Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)
What happens if you ignore the question?
If you ignore the question the website will continue to set cookies as necessary. This approach of "implied opt-in" is specifically discussed and approved in the guidance notes issued by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) (the regulatory organisation that enforces Cookie Law).