Essex Court Chambers categorises cookie use (in line with the guidance provided by the Information Commissioner’s Office) as follows:
- “Strictly necessary”: to fit this category, the cookie must be “related to a service provided on the website that has been explicitly requested by the user”. Obvious cases include shopping cart cookies. Essex Court Chambers also include cookies which remember previously entered text so it is not lost if the page refreshes in this category.
- r“Performance based”: this category includes analytics, advertising and Pay Per Click cookies – provided they only store anonymous data and cannot therefore be used for behavioural targeting of ads.
- “Functionality based”: these include cookies that remember user choices so that they have a more personalised experience. This may include detecting if the user has already seen a popup so that it isn’t shown again, submitting comments and remembering colours, text size, etc.
- “Targeting/ advertising based”: Essex Court Chambers does not use any cookies of this type.
Essex Court Chambers does not ask user consent for category one, two & three cookies on the website in accordance with ICO guidance that no opt-in is required for these types of cookies by the user.
Essex Court Chambers does not use any category four cookies, and would always ask for permission before their use.
If you have further concerns or questions over cookie usage on the website, Essex Court Chambers welcomes and encourages you to get in touch.
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