Cookies policy

Cookies are small text files that are stored by browsers (e.g. Internet Explorer or Safari) on your computer or mobile phone. Cookies are useful for many different reasons such as letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences and generally improving your user experience when viewing a website.

Our website publishing software stores four cookies on your computer to assist with navigation and to track user sessions. No personal information is stored in these cookies.

The third party analytics software Google Analytics stores cookies on your computer so that we can collect information about the pages you go to most often and find out if you encounter any missing pages or broken links. The information is completely anonymous but helps us to improve how our website works.

The cookies being set on the Chapman Taylor website are as follows:

Cookie name

Lifespan

Purpose

Comments

ctee_perpage

26 weeks

Sets the number of items shown on a listing page.

If the user is given the option to change the number of items shown, the cookie would be used to remember this.

ctee_last_visit

1 year

Used to track activities of logged in users. Not in use by us as we don't have user login functionality.

We are working on implementing an upgrade to our CMS, which will allow the user more control in choosing how these cookies are set.

ctee_last_activity

1 year

ctee_tracker

Session

__utma

2 years

Collects information about where the user has come from, the pages visited (in what order and for how long), and if the user encounters missing pages or broken links.

These cookies are set by the user tracking software package we use, called Google Analytics.This information is completely anonymous and it helps us improve how the website works. Read more about how Google protects users privacy.

__utmb

30 mins

__utmc

Session

__utmz

6 months

How to turn cookies off

If you would like to turn off cookies you can usually do this using your web browser. Click the Help menu in your browser to find out how or follow one of the links below for information about the specific browser you are using. Remember that cookies can be essential to the functionality of some websites (e.g. online shops and services which you log into) so make sure you are aware how your favourite websites are using cookies before turning them off.

Cookie settings in Internet Explorer: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955
Cookie settings in Chrome: http://www.google.com/support/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
Cookie settings in Firefox: Fihttp://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Cookies
Cookie settings in Safari: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/3.0/en/9277.html

For more information see:
http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/