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Cookie details

At Clifford Chance we use cookies to make our websites easier to use and to help tailor content to you. This policy is intended to inform you about what cookies are; what the cookies we use are for and to help provide you options on how to manage or delete them.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file which is sent from our web server, and placed on your computer (laptop, mobile device etc.) when you browse the Clifford Chance websites or use our mobile apps. They hold only a modest amount of data, and allow the web server to recognise your computer's browser and respond accordingly.

You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu

What types of cookies are used and what choices do you have?

Below is a list of the types of cookies that we would like to use on our websites.

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are necessary for the websites to work, and enable you to move around the websites and use the services and features. Disabling these cookies will reduce performance and may make these services and features unavailable. Strictly Necessary Cookies are used to collect session ID and authentication data. They are "session" cookies, which expire when you close your browser session.

Functional cookies

Functional cookies allow the websites to help maintain your session and remember the choices you made in order to provide functionality for your benefit. Functional Cookies are used to collect information about your language preferences and other preferences indicated during your visit. For example, functional "session" cookies allow the websites to remember settings specific to you (such as, your country selection) which ultimately improves your web experience. Functional Cookies also include persistent cookies which are used to remember your preferences when you subsequently visit.

Analytic cookies

Analytic Cookies are used to gather statistics about the use of the websites in order to improve the performance and design of our services. For these purposes, Analytic Cookies collect information about your device type, operating system type, browser type, domain, other system settings, IP address, referring URLs, information on actions taken on the websites and the dates and times of your visits, as well as the country and time zone in which your device is located.

These cookies are provided by our third-party analytics tool provider (Google Analytics) and the information obtained through these cookies will be disclosed to, or collected directly by, this third-party service provider. For more information about Google Analytics' cookie and information practices (including the types of cookies used and their expiration date), please visit the link below:

Google Analytics

Consent

By using our websites you agree that, unless you have set your device's browser to reject them, we can place the types of cookies set out above on your device, and use that data in accordance with this policy.

How to control cookies

You can control which cookies you want to be stored on your computer through the settings in your web browser. You can configure your browser to accept or reject certain or all cookies, as well as see what cookies have been set.

The "Help" menu in the toolbar of most web browsers will tell you how to change your browser's cookie settings, including how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. Below is some helpful guidance about how to make these changes.

Internet Explorer

If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer and you wish to block our website cookies, you can perform the following actions:

1. On your browser tools menu, select 'Internet Options'
2. Click on the 'Privacy' tab and then on the 'Sites' button
3. Type into the 'Address of website' field: www.CliffordChance.com
4. Click on the 'Block' button
5. Click on the OK button

Other browsers and more information

Other browsers

Guidance on how to block website cookies on other browsers can be found below:

More detailed information on disabling cookies can be found at www.allaboutcookies.org/. However, please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including, for example, Strictly Necessary Cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our websites.

If you have a specific cookie query, please contact us.

Clifford Chance website and the Client Portal

Clifford Chance uses Performance (or technical) cookies to deliver its services via its websites, and its mobile apps.

Performance cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website when they browse it - whether it is a new or returning visitor, which pages are viewed, how often and most frequently etc. These cookies do not collect any information which uniquely identifies you specifically - all data is aggregated and anonymous.

Name Organisation Function Expires
cc_bookmarks Clifford Chance keep a list of user bookmarks after 2 months
oktauser Clifford Chance hold logged-in user data after 1 year
cc_whitelistcheck Clifford Chance throttle request rates to server after 1 week
cc_CLOSED_FOOTER Clifford Chance remember that user has closed call to action panels and keep them closed after 1 year
userType Clifford Chance remember if a user is internal or external after 1 year
cc_clearedmessage Clifford Chance remember if a user has cleared an information panel after 1 year
cc_cc_ACCEPTED Clifford Chance remember if a user has accepted the cookie policy after 1 year
CC_GMAT_Login Clifford Chance grant access to the Global M&A Toolkit after 1 year
AMCV_E53C1C855B16A7F10A495E57%40AdobeOrg Adobe identify a unique visitor after 2 years
s_cc Adobe determine if cookies are enabled when you close your browser window
ajs_anonymous_id Adobe Adobe monitoring tool uses cookies to manages monitoring related analytics and performance on public website after 1 year
ajs_group_id Adobe Adobe monitoring tool uses cookies to manages monitoring related analytics and performance on public website after 6 Months
ajs_user_id Adobe Adobe monitoring tool uses cookies to manages monitoring related analytics and performance on public website after 1 year
s_vi_igfx7Ex27yzkxxa Adobe identify a unique visitor after 2 years
mid Adobe set and store a unique ID for site visitors after 1 month
s_vi_igfx7Ex27yzkxxa Adobe identify a unique visitor after 2 years
mbox Adobe optimise content after 2 years
s_ppu Adobe assist in understanding user journeys through website when you close your browser window
daysSinceLastVisit_s Adobe identify a returning visitor and the time elapsed since their last visit when you close your browser window
s_vi_igfx7Ex27yzkxxa Adobe identify a unique visitor after 2 years
daysSinceLastVisit Adobe identify a returning visitor and the time elapsed since their last visit after 3 years
s_ppn Adobe assist in understanding user journeys through website when you close your browser window
s_fid Adobe store a unique vistor ID after 2 years
AMCVS_E53C1C855B16A7F10A495E57%40AdobeOrg Adobe manage user across multiple related domains when you close your browser window
s_ppv Adobe assist in understanding user journeys through website when you close your browser window
dpm Adobe record information around synchronisation of IDs after 6 months
DST Adobe record information around synchronisation of IDs after 6 months
demdex Adobe record information around synchronisation of IDs after 6 months
ev_sync_ax Adobe map ad engagement events to conversion events after 1 month
dextp Adobe for data synchronization after 6 months
everest_g_v2 Adobe assist in understanding user journeys through website after 2 years
check Adobe determine if a visitor supports cookies each session
ev_sync_dd Adobe map ad engagement events to conversion events after 1 month
AWSELBCORS AWS maintain a user session across multiple servers when you close your browser window
AWSELB AWS maintain user session when you close your browser window
_cfduid Cloud Flare manage traffic across Cloudflare's network after 1 month
DSID Google note user identity 2 weeks
_gat Google limit the number of requests that can be made by a user when you close your browser window
_ga Google understand the user journey (or session) a visitor to the Clifford Chance website takes when using the site after 2 years
_gid Google understand the user journey (or session) a visitor to the Clifford Chance website takes when using the site after 1 day
IDE Google assist Google Analytics in ad targeting after 1 year
_fbp Google assist Google Analytics in ad targeting after 3 months

 

Clifford Chance's Global M&A Toolkit

The Clifford Chance's Global M&A Toolkit uses the following Performance cookies to deliver its content to you:

Name Organisation Function Expires
cc_cc_ACCEPTED Clifford Chance Used to determine whether a visitor has been notified of the use of cookies on the Clifford Chance website after 1 year
_ga Google Analytics Used by Google Analytics (https://www.google.com/analytics/) to distinguish unique users of the Clifford Chance website, by using a randomly generated number as the unique identifier. after 2 years
_gat Google Analytics Used by Google Analytics to limit the number of requests that can be made by the user. This cookie does not store any user information. after 10 minutes
_gid Google Analytics Used by Google Analytics to understand the user journey (or session) a visitor to the Clifford Chance website takes when using the site. after 24 hours
ASP.Net_SessionID Clifford Chance Used to store information about your browsing history for the duration of that visit. when you close your browser window
CC_GMAT_MyToolkit Clifford Chance Used to allow you to add favourites to your "My Toolkit" panel, which uses a randomly generated number as a unique identifier.  after 1 year
CC_GMAT_Login Clifford Chance Used by Clifford Chance to grant access to the Global M&A Toolkit. after 1 year

 

CCConnect

The Clifford Chance Connect service uses the following Performance cookies to deliver its services and content to you:

Name Organisation Function Expires
JSESSIONID Clifford Chance Used to store information about your browsing history for the duration of that visit. when you close your browser window
cfusi Clifford Chance Used to store additional security information about your browsing session for the duration of that visit.                                                                              when you close your browser window
fk Clifford Chance Used to assist in opening files on CC Connect.  after 60 minutes
cfdml Clifford Chance Used to manage concurrent logins to CC Connect.  after 24 hours
cup Clifford Chance Used to assist with the "Remember me" functionality of CC Connect.  after 30 days
rsu Clifford Chance Used to assist with the "Remember me" functionality of CC Connect.  after 100 days
dwp Clifford Chance Used to assist with the "Remember me" functionality of CC Connect. after 100 days
ckCsrfToken Clifford Chance Used in securing the connection between your browser and the webserver when uploading files etc.  when you close your browser window

 

Clifford Chance's mobile apps

The Clifford Chance mobile apps use the following Performance cookies to deliver their content to you:

Name Organisation Function Expires
_ga Google Analytics Used by Google Analytics (https://www.google.com/analytics/) to distinguish unique users of the Clifford Chance website, by using a randomly generated number as the unique identifier. after 2 years
_gat Google Analytics Used by Google Analytics to limit the number of requests that can be made by the user. This cookie does not store any user information. after 10 minutes
_gid Google Analytics Used by Google Analytics to understand the user journey (or session) a visitor to the Clifford Chance website takes when using the site.  after 24 hours
intercom-id-famp1ylj Intercom messenger Used by Intercom messenger to provide an anonymous visitor identifier. As users visit the product they receive this cookie. after 9 months
intercom-session-* Intercom messenger Used by Intercom messenger as an identifier for each unique browser session. This session cookie is refreshed on each successful logged-in ping, extending it to 1 week from that moment. after 1 week
user_notice Neota Logic Used by Neota Logic to store a "flash" error warning messages to be displayed in the browser by the front end.  after 12 hours
user_error Neota Logic Used by Neota Logic to store a "flash" error warning messages to be displayed in the browser by the front end. after 12 hours
wid6 Neota Logic Used by Neota Logic to store a web session ID/token identifying the user's login session. after 12 hours
sid6 Neota Logic Used by Neota Logic to store a web session ID/token identifying the user's login session. after 12 hours
thirdparty_success Neota Logic Used by Neota Logic to contain a success message for admin users.  Transient
 
thirdparty_error Neota Logic Used by Neota Logic to contain an error message for admin users. Transient
 
userId Neota Logic Used by Neota Logic to store the ID of the authenticated user. after 24 hours
account Neota Logic Used by Neota Logic to store the email address of the authenticated user. after 24 hours
name Neota Logic Used by Neota Logic to store the name of the authenticated user. after 24 hours
neotalogicToken Neota Logic Used by Neota Logic to store the application API token. after 24 hours