What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file downloaded on to your computer or device when you access certain websites or receive marketing emails. For more information about cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org

You control the cookies we use

You can manage cookies by changing your browser settings to block or delete cookies. To find out how to do so visit www.allaboutcookies.org

Please note that if you block all cookies you may not be able to access parts of our website.

How do we use them?

Cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of the website, help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website, and allow us to improve our site. We also use cookies as part of our direct marketing emails to provide a more personalised service and to enable us to understand how you have engaged with our content. 

This may involve us recording a range of personal data relating to your use of our content in connection with your name, email address, IP address, geographic location, when you opened our email and already stored personal data. Please see our Privacy Notice for information about your rights in this regard.

Please unsubscribe from our marketing lists if you are unhappy with this. You can do so by clicking on the unsubscribe button in a recent email or by contacting us at CRMsupport@addleshawgoddard.com 

You can also block or delete cookies by following the instructions at www.allaboutcookies.org 

We use cookies to:

  • understand what brought you to the website and what pages you visited;
  • remember you when you return to our website;
  • provide you with safe restricted access areas.

We also use cookies in our marketing emails to:

  • make sure you have a personalised page that matches the email we send you (when you click on a link to respond to an event invitation or manage your preferences directly from a marketing email);
  • understand what parts of our website you visit after receiving a marketing email;
  • enable us to unsubscribe you from our marketing emails at your request (when you click on the unsubscribe link in your email);
  • tell us when you have accepted an event invite.

Cookies used by Addleshaw Goddard

Session Cookies: these are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser during a browser session.

Persistent Cookies: these cookies remain in your browser file between browser sessions and are used to recognise you when you return to the website.

Analytical Cookies: Analytical cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and see how visitors move around the site when they're using it. This helps us to improve how the website works, for example by making sure users are finding what they need easily. We do not collect information which identifies users. Information collected is aggregated and anonymous.

Read more about the individual analytical cookies we use and how to recognise them here

Third Party Cookies: Our website links to third party websites (including Twitter and YouTube) which may download cookies to your device. These cookies are not under our control and you should check the relevant third party websites for more information about the use of these third party cookies.

You can find out more information about the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

More information

Google Analytics



  • Track the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.
  • Take a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters a site.
  • Take a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves a site.
  • Track where the visitor came from, what search engine they used, what link they clicked on, what keyword they used, and where they were in the world when they accessed the website.

Google Analytics security and privacy principles

Cookie Policy



Tracks whether the visitor has accepted the use of cookies so the cookie notification panel is/is not shown in future sessions.





Helps Twitter count the number of users that have seen a particular embedded Tweet or timeline.

How Twitter for Websites widgets respect users' privacy

YouTube cookies



From time to time we may embed videos from YouTube using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.

YouTube’s embedding videos information page.


(email & website)


We use this cookie to track your access to our website.

This is a session cookie, which expires once you have navigated away from the page.


(email & website)


This cookie is used to connect your email with your website use.

This cookie is in place for a year.

By continuing to use our website, you agree to our use of cookies described above.