Cookies Policy

The Law Society of Ireland's Cookies Policy is outlined below.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files placed on your computer or internet enabled device by websites in order to add functionality.  A cookie can be used to identify a user’s computer or internet enabled device to the website, or to other third party websites.  This allows websites to improve the way they work, such as remembering preferences expressed by a user or tracking a user’s use of a website for statistical analysis.

What types of cookies are used on this site?

The following types of cookie are set on this website (the “Website”):

  • Strictly necessary cookies;
  • Functionality cookies;
  • Targeting/Advertising cookies.

These cookies are a mixture of first party cookies, which we set ourselves, and third party cookies that are set by third party service providers.

Cookie functions

Strictly Necessary Cookies

We use the following cookies which are strictly necessary to allow you to access the Website, to move between pages and to receive services which you have requested:

Cookie Name

Function

Cookie Type

Asp.net_sessionid

Identify person logged in – keeps you logged in

First Party

Functionality Cookies

These cookies allow the Website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced and more personal features. We use the following functionality cookies:

Cookie Name

Function

Cookie Type

cc_cookie_accept

Track you have accepted the cookies policy (clicked Hide)

Third party

cdn.syndication.twimg.com

Display images in Twitter feed

Third party

Targeting/Advertising Cookies

Together with our partners and advertisers we use cookies to display advertisements that we believe are relevant to you and your interests. Third party advertisers and partners may analyse data they collect about your use of the Website in order to serve adverts to you on the Website or on other third party websites. We also work with advertisers in order to display our own adverts on third party websites, based on cookies set on your visit to the Website. Advertisers may also use information about your previous web activity to tailor the adverts which are displayed on the Website. Advertising/targeting cookies may also be used to track your responses to particular adverts, which helps advertisers to ensure that you see the most relevant advertisements in future, both on the Website and on third party websites. The following are targeting/advertising cookies are used on the Website:

Cookie Name

Function

Cookie Type

_ga

Google analytics tracking code

Third Party

_gat

Google analytics tracking code

Third Party

_gid

Google analytics tracking code         

Third Party

NID

Google analytics tracking code         

Third Party

IDE

Google analytics tracking code

Third Party

Managing cookies

If you do not want your browser to accept cookies, you can turn off the cookie acceptance option in your browser settings.  For further information about how to turn off cookie acceptance please refer to the “Help” function in your browser.

Please note that disabling cookie support may prevent the Website from functioning properly and you may not be able to fully utilise all of its features and services.

This Cookies Policy forms part of our overall Privacy Statement.

 Last updated: May 2018