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Cookies Policy and Settings

Last updated: July 2021

We set out below our policy on the use of cookies on our website (www.bernitsaslaw.com) and the possibility given to you (as a user of our website) to manage your preferences, as well as relevant information.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files of data that are stored by the server of a website on your computer or mobile device while navigating the website. The website will retrieve this information on each visit in order to provide relevant services (eg user’s language preferences).

Cookies can be installed by the provider of the website, such as by us (first party cookies) or by others through the provider of the website (third party cookies).

You may find further information on cookies at: https://www.allaboutcookies.org/

What types of cookies we use

On our website we use strictly necessary cookies, analytics cookies, and third-party cookies (Google analytics, social media plug-ins).

We use two cookie categories:

  • Session cookies (temporary cookies), which remain on your device until you leave our website.
  • Persistent cookies (permanent cookies), which remain on your device for a longer period of time or until you delete them.
Strictly Necessary Cookies

Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. These cookies ensure basic functionalities and security features of the website, anonymously.

Cookie Duration Description
cookielawinfo-checbox-analytics 11 months This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Analytics”.
cookielawinfo-checbox-functional 11 months The cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category “Functional”.
cookielawinfo-checbox-others 11 months This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Other.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary 11 months This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Necessary”.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance 11 months This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Performance”.
viewed_cookie_policy 11 months The cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
Analytics Cookies

Analytical cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information on metrics the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.

Cookie Duration Description
_ga 2 years This cookie is installed by Google Analytics and collects information on how users interact with the website. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors. It is used to distinguish users.
_gat 1 minute Google Analytics cookies to track users as they navigate the website and help improve the website’s usability.
_gid 24 hours This cookie is installed by Google Analytics and collects information on how users interact with the website. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors. It is used to distinguish users.
Third-party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site:

  • This site uses Google Analytics to help us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. Google Analytics cookies may track how long you spend on the site and which pages you visit.
  • We also use a social media plugins on this site, that allows you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the social media sites, including twitter, linkedin, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined on their respective privacy policies.

How to Manage Cookies through Your Browser

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser in such a way that it warns you of the use of cookies and does not allow them to be accepted under any circumstances. In this case certain services and functions may not work. Of course, not choosing this setting is not construed as your will to accept all cookies without exception.

You can also delete all cookies already on your device by deleting your browser’s history. This will delete all cookies from all websites you visited from this browser. Please note, however, that some stored data may also be lost (eg stored login details, website preferences).

Change Your Preferences

We ask for your consent to use analytics and third-party cookies. You may withdraw your consent to the use of cookies at any time here.