Cookie Policy

Tyr – Updated [4 October 2021]

About this policy

This policy explains how cookies are used on our website. Please read it carefully as it sets out information about the types of cookies used, what they are used for and also provides information about how you can change your cookie settings if you wish to do so.

Cookies

Cookies are small files placed on your computer’s hard drive, phone or other device which you might use to access websites. They enable websites to identify a computer when viewing different pages, can help ensure a good user experience when visiting a site and can also help with website improvements. Cookies also allow for a more tailored web experience for users by gathering information on browsing habits and by recognising returning visitors.

Types of cookies

There are different types of cookies which broadly, can be categorised as follows:

Necessary cookies.

These are cookies that are required for the operation of a website for example, for page navigation.

Analytics or performance cookies.

These allow a site to recognise visitors, count the number of visitors and see how visitors use a website. This helps us to improve our site for example, by ensuring that content can be easily located.

Functionality cookies.

These are used to recognise a returning user and can allow for personalisation of content and to remember preferences for example, choice of language or region, where relevant).

Targeting cookies.

These cookies record visits to a website, the pages visited, and links followed. Such cookies are often used to make websites and the displayed advertising, more relevant. Information collected is used for statistical analysis and marketing.

The TYR website analytics cookies and functionality cookies.

Below is a list of the cookies that we use on this website. They are all on the tyrlaw.co.uk domain:

Cookie DomainType Purpose Duration
_gcl_au.tyrlaw.co.uk Analytics Provided by Google Tag Manager to experiment advertisement efficiency of websites using their services.3 months
_ga.tyrlaw.co.ukAnalyticsThe _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.2 years
_gid.tyrlaw.co.uk AnalyticsInstalled by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website’s performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.1 day
_gat_UA-139332269-1.tyrlaw.co.uk AnalyticsA variation of the _gat cookie set by Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager to allow website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. The pattern element in the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to.1 minute

Temporary cookies and persistent cookies

Cookies can also be categorised according to how long they remain. Temporary or “session” cookies remain for your current browsing session only. This means that the session cookie will be automatically deleted when you leave our website.

Persistent cookies are those which remain for a longer period. They help us to recognise users returning to our site. Information is provided in the table above about the duration of the cookies we use on the TYR website.

We do not share the information collected by the cookies we use, with any third parties. Please note that from time to time, we may provide links to other
websites which might use cookies, and we do not have any control over those.

You should always check the cookie policies on other websites that you might visit.

Opting out of cookies

You are able to decline cookies by altering the settings in your web browser, or by declining them on the notification pop up by clicking “decline”. Please be aware that this may affect the usability of the website and it may not work as intended.

If you do not want our website to store cookies on your computer or device, you can amend the settings in your web browser.

You can find out more information about cookie browser settings below:

Additional information

For more information about cookies more generally, and how they are used, visit All About Cookies.

Cookies do not involve the use of personal data. However, for information about how we use personal data otherwise within our business, please see our Privacy Policy which you can find here.

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