Types of cookies we use

These are the cookies used by the BCLP Group. Our individual websites (www.bclplaw.com; www.blplaw.com; www.bryancave.com; www.gblplaw.com; www.blplaw.com/private-wealth; discover.blplaw.com; www.blplaw.cn; www.adelaidegroup.com; www.gctechtalk.com; www.careconversation.com) will each use a selection (not all) of these cookies as appropriate.

These cookies are split into four main categories: 

  1. Essential – cookies which are necessary to make the websites function and to enable services you have requested
  2. Functionality – cookies which save your preferences/choices to improve your browsing experience 
  3. Performance  – cookies which collect anonymous information on your use of our websites to enable us to improve them
  4. Advertising – cookies which are used to manage and deliver web advertising to you.  

Most of these cookies are placed on your web browser by our websites (known as ‘first party cookies’). Some cookies, such as the Google advertising cookies, are placed by third party domains – for such ‘third party cookies’, please view the relevant website for further details of their privacy policy.  
 

1. Essential Cookies

Application Cookie Name Expiry Purpose Further details
ColdFusion JSESSIONID When you close your web browser ("End of Session")

The JSESSIONID cookie is used to store a session identifier so that the site can offer session based functionality.

For example, if you click back to a previous BCLP webpage in your browser, that page will appear  as it did when you left it (without you having to enter relevant information/set any preferences again).   
Load Balancer LMAC End of Session This is a Load balancer cookie. This cookie used to improve reliability of the website.
Website SHOWCOOKIENOTICE One month Remembers whether you have seen our website cookie notice banner.  
Wistia __bakery_session End of Session Cookies used by Wistia - a video player we use on the site. The cookies are used to help determine the best format of video to send you and to record usage data.

A users internet speed can sometimes hamper video playback and can result in buffering. These cookies detect how fast their internet speed is, and adjust the video quality to smoothen the video playback. 

The cookies also collect how far into the video a user’s gets and any repeated sections that were watched.

Wistia rack.session End of Session
Wistia wistia-http2-push-disabled End of Session
Wistia muxData Indefinite (2038)
Wistia __distillery One year
Azure ARRAffinity End of Session Used for load balancing to help ensure the content of our webpages loads quickly.   This is an essential cookie which enables the website to function smoothly.
Google NID 6 Months Google cookie which contains a unique ID that allows Google to remember preference (largely used for Google maps).  
Twitter lang End of Session Holds language preference for Twitter This makes it easier to share our pages to Twitter
eArcu ASP.NET_SessionId End of Session

These cookies are provided by one of our recruitment suppliers (eARCU). They store data during a user’s session in our online recruitment portals to give the user the best possible experience.

For example, remembering the answers to questions they have answered before they have created an account or logged in.

Use of sessions and variables is essential for passing data between pages and is only used for functionalities within the product, not shared with third parties.

eArcu earcusession 1 week
RubyLaw useCookies 1 year Used to keep track of your cookie preferences. This is an essential cookie provided by our US web content management system (RubyLaw), to remember and apply your cookie preferences on www.bryancave.com 
RubyLaw ARRAffinity End of Session Used for load balancing to help ensure the content of our webpages loads quickly.   This is an essential cookie which enables the  on www.bryancave.com website to function smoothly. 
RubyLaw myBinderCookie End of Session
You can add pages and other content from our websites into a ‘Binder’. This cookie is used to manage your Binder and to remember the pages you have added to it. 
This is an essential cookie provided by RubyLaw to enable the use of a Binder that you have requested on www.bryancave.com 
RubyLaw results End of Session
When you perform a search on our website, this cookie remembers the search you performed as you navigate across the results pages.
This is an essential cookie provided by RubyLaw to enable your use of  on www.bryancave.com  function

RubyLaw (for www.bryancave.com)

Website (for www.gblplaw.com)
PHPSESSID End of Session Cookies named PHPSESSID only contain a reference to a session stored on the web server.
These cookies are used to keep track of sessions on www.bryancave.com and www.gblplaw.com,  which in turn help us with a variety of things including analytics.

 

2. Functional Cookies

Application Cookie Name Expiry Purpose Further details
Website bclpHasSeenBCLPNotification One year Used to determine if you have seen the BCLP launch banner There is an announcement banner on the website following the merger, and these cookies know whether you have seen the banner and so don't have to display it again for you in that session
AddThis uvc 13 months We use the AddThis service to make it easier for you to share our web pages. Add This also records usage of their service to allow monitoring of sharing.

These cookies make it easier and simpler to share our pages via email to a colleague or via social media.

Add This also use these cookies to understand how users share content and how often.
AddThis uid 13 months
AddThis ouid 13 months
AddThis mus 13 months
AddThis loc 13 months
AddThis __atuvs End of Session
AddThis __atuvc 13 months
Rubylaw origin End of Session Used to keep track of your last visited webpage, to enable appropriate related content to be shown when you arrive at an attorney’s bio page. This is a functionality cookie provided by RubyLaw, to provide you with enhanced, more personal content on www.bryancave.com   
Cloudflare/Hubspot __cfduid 1 year Used to speed up delivery of assets used by Hubspot These cookies make sure that the items you see on page load quickly and don't cause any inconvenience to the user
Hubspot hs_ab_test End of Session Hubspot tests two variations of a page and collects the data on how the pages perform These cookies allow us to see how we can change and improve our pages by testing variations and seeing if it helps a user find what they are after

 

3. Performance Cookies

Application Cookie Name Expiry Purpose Further details
AddSearch suid 10 years Used by the Addsearch service we use for on site search, to help improve the search service we offer. All data will be anonymous.
Siteimprove siteimproveses End of Session Analytics – they tells us the sequence of pages a visitor looks at when on our websites, and other statistics (such as when you last visited the sites).

These are performance cookies provided by Siteimprove, who manage the information collected by the cookies on our behalf. All tracking data is anonymous.

For further details, please see Siteimprove’s privacy policy at: https://siteimprove.com/en/legal/website-privacy-policy/

Siteimprove nmstat cookie 33 months
Google analytics _ga 2 years

Analytics - tells us how many visitors we have to our websites, and how they use the sites.

We use this information to compile reports, and to help us improve the websites.  

These are performance cookies provided to us by Google. All tracking data is anonymous.

For further details, please see Google’s privacy policy at: https://policies.google.com/privacy   

  _gat 1 day
  _gat_UA-20825719-1 1 day
  _gid 2 days
  _utma 2 years
  _utmb 30 minutes
  _utmc End of Session
  __utmt 10 minutes
  __utmb 30 minutes
  _utmz 6 months
Rubylaw analytics _pk_ref* 2 years

These cookies provide us with analytics information, such as how you use the websites, whether you are a new or returning visitor, and from which pages you accessed our sites.

They are also used to define user sessions (a user session, sometimes referred to as a visit, is he presence of a user with a specific IP address who has not visited the site recently. Typically, anytime within the past 30 minutes)

These are performance cookies provided by RubyLaw, who manage the information collected by the cookies on our behalf. All tracking data is anonymous.

Rubylaw analytics _pk_cvar* 2 years
Rubylaw analytics _pk_id* 2 years
Rubylaw analytics _pk_ses*

2 years

Website BITRIX_SM_LOGIN 5 years

These cookies have two functions:

● User authentication - so that you do not have to keep re-entering details to login.

● Analytics - provides us with information about your last visit to our websites.
These are performance cookies used on www.gblplaw.com. All tracking data is anonymous.
Website BITRIX_SM_GUEST_ID 1 year
Website BITRIX_SM_LAST_VISIT 1 year
Website intEmailHistoryId 1 year
​Vuture intEmailHistoryId 1 year This cookie provides us with information about how many visitors to our websites started their journey in one of our marketing emails, and what they do while on our websites

This is a performance cookie  provided by Vuture. All tracking data is anonymous.

For further details, please see Vuture’s privacy policy at: https://vutu.re/terms-and-conditions/privacy.aspx
Vuture blplaw.vuturevx.com_VxSessionId End of session
Crazy Egg _ceg.s 12 hours

These cookies relate to Crazy Egg Inc. and analyse how visitors interact with pages on our website.

These show us how far down a page, on average, people read; where people click on a page; and any behaviour differences of people coming from Google, email or other places on the internet.

All data is anonymous.
Crazy Egg _ceg.u 12 hours

 

4. Advertising Cookies

Application Cookie Name Expiry Purpose Further details
Hubspot __hssc 30 minutes

These cookies have two functions:

● Analytics - provides us with information on your use of our websites. We use this information to enable us to provide you with information, events and downloads which you are interested in.

● User authentication - so that you do not have to keep re-entering details to download/sign up.

Where you have provided us with your details online (in exchange for downloading a PDF or to book a place at an event, for example), the information collected by our cookies will identify you, and be used to build a marketing profile for your as set out in our Privacy Notice.

If you have not provided us with your details in this way, all tracking data will be anonymous.

For further details, please see Hubspot’s privacy policy at: https://legal.hubspot.com/privacy-policy  
Hubspot __hssrc End of Session
Hubspot __hstc 2 years
Hubspot hubspotutk 10 years
DoubleClick IDE 2 Years Used by Google to make advertising more engaging and useful, for example by showing you advertising which more relevant to you, and to avoid showing ads that you have already seen.  

These are third party advertising cookie set by DoubleClick Google, and which we do not control.   

For further details, please see https://support.google.com/dfp_premium/answer/2839090?hl=en

If you wish to disable DoubleClick cookies on your browser please visit this https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated?hl=en#display_optout
DoubleClick AID 2 Years
DoubleClick __gads 12 months
DoubleClick id 18 months
DoubleClick DSID 18 months
DoubleClick GED_PLAYLIST_ACTIVITY 2 years
DoubleClick _drt_ 24 hours

 

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