Cookies Policy

Last Updated: May 18, 2018

McGuireWoods uses Cookies on our website. This Cookies Policy explains what Cookies are, how we use Cookies, how third parties we may partner with may use Cookies on our site, your choices regarding Cookies and further information about Cookies.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files stored on your computer or mobile device. They are widely used to make websites work or improve the efficiency of a website. Cookies help with website functionality and user experience because websites can read and write to these text files, enabling the site to recognize you and remember important information that will make your use of the site more convenient (i.e., by remembering your language or font preference settings).

Cookies Used By Our Website

Our site may use the following Cookies:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies. These are Cookies required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, Cookies that enable you to log in to secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services. Below is a description of the Cookies of this type that we use on our website, including the retention period for such Cookies.
Cookie Name

Cookie Type

Description

Expiration

ASP.NET_SessionId

Microsoft Application Session Cookie

This general purpose platform session Cookie is used by sites written with Microsoft .NET-based technologies. It’s usually used to maintain an anonymized user session by the server.

End of user session

  • Analytical/Performance Cookies. These Cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they use it. This helps us improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. Below is a description of the Cookies of this type that we use on our website, including the retention period for such Cookies.

Cookie Name

Cookie Type

Description

Expiration

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AddThis Content Sharing Persistent Cookie

This Cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. It stores an updated page share count.

730 days

__atuvs

AddThis Content Sharing Persistent Cookie

This Cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms.

730 days

 

  • Functionality Cookies. These Cookies are used to recognize you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (e.g., your choice of language or region). Below is a description of the Cookies of this type that we use on our website, including the retention period for such Cookies.
Cookie Name

Cookie Type

Description

Expiration

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Google Analytics Persistent Cookie

This is one of the four main Cookies set by the Google Analytics service that enables website owners to track visitor behavior and measure site performance. This Cookie lasts for two years by default and distinguishes between users and sessions. It is used to calculate new and returning visitor statistics. The Cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

730 days

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Google Analytics Persistent Cookie

This is one of the four main Cookies set by the Google Analytics service that enables website owners to track visitor behavior and measure site performance. This Cookie determines new sessions and visits and expires after 30 minutes. The Cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Any activity by a user within the 30-minute life span will count as a single visit, even if the user leaves and then returns to the site. A return after 30 minutes will count as a new visit, but a returning visitor.

30 minutes

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Google Analytics Persistent Cookie

This Cookie is set by Google Analytics. According to its documentation it is used to throttle the request rate for the service, limiting the collection of data on high-traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.

10 minutes

__utmz

Google Analytics Persistent Cookie

This is one of the four main Cookies set by the Google Analytics service that enables website owners to track visitor behavior and measure site performance. This Cookie identifies the source of traffic to the site so Google Analytics can tell site owners where visitors came from when arriving on the site. The Cookie has a life span of six months and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

182 days

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Google Analytics Session Cookie

This is one of the four main Cookies set by the Google Analytics service that enables website owners to track visitor behavior (identify new sessions/visits for returning visitors) and measure site performance. When used by Google Analytics this is always a session Cookie, which is destroyed when users close their browser.

End of user session

SC_ANALYTICS_SESSION_COOKIE

SiteCore Analytics Session Cookie

This Cookie is associated with the Sitecore content management system. It is used for web analytics and tracks the pages visited by a user within a single session.

End of user session

How to Manage, Disable or Opt-Out of Cookies Used By This Site

You may refuse, accept or remove Cookies from our website at any time by activating or accessing the Cookie preferences setting on your browser. To change your Cookie preferences or disable Cookies altogether, refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html for information on commonly used browsers. Please be aware that if Cookies are disabled or removed, not all features of this website may operate as intended.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

If you have questions or concerns or require further information, do not hesitate to contact info@mcguirewoods.com.

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