Orrick Cookie Policy

This cookie policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. We encourage you to read the policy in full so that you can understand what information we collect using cookies and how that information is used.

By using any Orrick website that links to this cookie policy you are agreeing that we can use cookies as described below.

Definitions

"Orrick, we, us, our" mean Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and the other partnerships, corporations and other undertakings that are authorised to carry the name "Orrick".

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files, containing small amounts of information, which are downloaded to your browsing device (such as a computer or smartphone) when you visit a website. Cookies can be recognized by the website that downloaded them — or other websites that use the same cookies. This helps websites know if the browsing device has visited them before.

What are cookies used for?

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like helping website operators understand how their website is being used, letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.

What types of cookies are used by Orrick?

The types of cookies used on Orrick’s websites can generally be put into one of the following categories: strictly necessary; performance; and social media. You can find out more about each of the cookie categories in the table below.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential to make Orrick’s websites work.  They enable you to move around a site and use its features.  Without these cookies, services that are necessary for you to be able to use a site, such as accessing secure areas or remembering the information you input when filling out forms, can't be provided.  These cookies do not track your browsing history on non-Orrick websites.

 

Performance Cookies  These cookies collect information about how people are using Orrick’s websites, for example which pages are visited the most often, how people are moving from one link to another or whether users get error messages from certain pages. These cookies don't gather information that identifies you as a named individual.  All information these cookies collect is grouped together with information from other people’s use of Orrick’s websites on an anonymous basis.  Overall, these cookies provide us with analytical information about how Orrick’s websites are performing and how we can improve them.  These cookies do not track your browsing history on non-Orrick websites.
       

 

You can see a list of some of the specific cookies which are most frequently used by Orrick in the section below entitled “Cookies used by Orrick”.

How long will cookies stay on my browsing Device?

The length of time a cookie will stay on your browsing device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your browsing device until they expire or are deleted (i.e. after you have finished browsing). Details of “persistent” and “session” cookies set cookies through Orrick websites can be found in the section below entitled “Cookies used by Orrick”.

First and third-party cookies

“First party cookies” are cookies that belong to Orrick and that Orrick places on your device. “Third-party cookies” are cookies that another party places on your browsing device through an Orrick website.

Third parties setting cookies through an Orrick website will be providing a service to us or a function of the site but we do not always control how third party cookies are used. You should check the third party’s website for more information about how they use cookies. Details of third parties that set cookies through Orrick websites can be found in the section below entitled “Cookies used by Orrick”.

How to manage cookies from this website

 

Our cookies (first party cookies)

You can use the browser that you are viewing this website with to enable, disable or delete cookies. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” settings). Please note that if you set your browser to disable cookies, you may not be able to access secure areas of the website and other parts of the website may also not work properly.

You can find out more information about how to change your browser cookie settings at www.allaboutcookies.org

Third party cookies 

Cookies that are placed on your browsing device by a third party can be managed through your browser (as described above) or by checking the third party’s website for more information about cookie management and how to “opt-out” of receiving cookies from them.

Some third parties may use cookies to help gather information about your browsing activity so that they can deliver advertising to you on other websites that is relevant to your interests. The advertising industries in the USA and EU have developed schemes to help you opt-out of receiving cookies used for these purposes. You can find out more about the USA scheme from http://www.networkadvertising.org/ and for the EU from www.youronlinechoices.eu.

Cookies used by Orrick

The following tables and information set out the cookies which are most frequently used on Orrick websites. It also provides details of third parties that set cookies through Orrick websites.

The table and details of cookies used by us may be updated from time to time, so please check back on a regular basis for any changes.

The last modification date of this document is shown at the bottom of this page.

 

 

Strictly Necessary


 Cookie Name First or Third Party Cookie Persistent or Session Cookie Purpose cookie is used for Orrick Website Using Cookie
 ASP.NET_SessionId
First  Session The cookie is used to remember preferences and settings throughout the browsing period and as a user moves between web pages on the site.

www.orrick.com

tsc.orrick.com

 

Performance Cookie

 

Cookie Name First or Third Party Cookie Persistent or Session Cookie Purpose cookie is used for Orrick Website Using Cookie
SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE First Persistent
Sitecore analytics cookies; uses ID numbers to track user behaviours through the site. No personal identification is collected or stored. www.orrick.com
__utma First Persistent – expires after 2 years  Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. www.orrick.com
__utmt First Persistent – expires after 10 minutes Used to throttle request rate. www.orrick.com
__utmb First Persistent – expires after 30 minutes from set/update  Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.. www.orrick.com
__utmz First Persistent – 6 months from cookie set/update  Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. www.orrick.com
__utmv First  Persistent – 2 years from set/update Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. www.orrick.com

 

If you have any questions about this cookie policy, please contact us by email at [email protected].

Last modified: 07/08/16