Cookie Policy

How Lincoln's Inn uses cookies

A cookie is a small piece of text sent to your browser by a website you visit. We use two types of cookies on our website.

Session cookies (also called process cookies) help make the website work and deliver services that the website visitor expects, like navigating around web pages or accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, the website will not function properly.

Analytics cookies are used by Google Analytics to help us understand how you engage with our website. We use Google Analytics to record what pages you view within our site, how you arrived at our site and some basic information about your computer. All of that information is anonymous – so we don’t know who you are; just that somebody visited our site. The information we collect from analytics helps us understand what parts of our sites are doing well and we use this information to make our website better.

Cookies on our website

These are the cookies set commonly on our website

Cookie name Purpose Expires
_ga Google Analytics. This helps us count how many people visit lincolnsinn.org.uk by tracking if you’ve visited before. 2 years
_gat_ Google Analytics. Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made. 10 min
_utma Google Analytics. Like _ga, this lets us know if you’ve visited before, so we can count how many of our visitors are new to lincolnsinn.org.uk to a certain page. 2 years
session Allow users to be recognized within a website so any page changes or item or data selection you do is remembered from page to page. Sometimes the website will set more than one of these cookies. They are unique every time you visit, so have different names each time. When your browser is closed
cookieconsent_dismissed Set when you have consented to our use of cookies. 1 year