This Policy is issued by BLG, a local Arizona law firm comprising Boland Law Group, PLLC, a professional limited liability company registered in the State of Arizona in the United States of America, and its related partnerships and associations (“BLG”, “we”, “us” and “our”).

This Policy may be amended or updated from time to time to reflect changes in our practices with respect to the Processing of Personal Data, or changes in applicable law. We encourage you to read this Policy carefully, and to regularly check this page to review any changes we might make to the terms of this Policy.


Websites to which this Policy applies

This Policy applies to the following websites that are operated or controlled by BLG:

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that may be stored on your computer or other device when you visit a website. They are generally used to make websites work, to keep track of your movements within the website, to remember your login details, and for similar activities.

There are different types of cookies, and they can be distinguished on the basis of their origin, function and lifespan. Important characteristics of cookies include the following:

  • First party cookies are cookies that are stored by the website you are visiting, while third party cookies are stored by a website other than the one you are visiting. Please note that we do not control the collection or further use of your data by third parties.
  • Necessary cookies are necessary to allow the technical operation of a website (e.g., they enable you to move around on a website and to use its features).
  • Performance cookies collect data on the performance of a website such as the number of visitors, the time spent on the website and error messages.
  • Functionality cookies increase the usability of a website by remembering your choices (e.g. language, region, login, and so on).
  • Targeting/advertising cookies enable a website to send you personalized advertising.
  • Session cookies are temporary cookies that are erased once you close your browser while persistent or permanent cookies stay on your device until you manually delete them or until your browser deletes them based on the duration period specified in the persistent cookie file.

More information on all aspects of cookies can be found on www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that BLG has no affiliation with, and is not responsible for, this third party website.

Why do we use cookies?

We may use cookies to:

  • distinguish between users;
  • improve the use and the functionality of our websites;
  • tailor our websites and services to your needs and preferences; and
  • analyse how our website is used and compile anonymous and aggregate statistics.

We do not use the collected information to create user profiles.

What types of cookies do we use?

An overview of some of the potential cookies used on the external websites as listed above are  set out in the following table.

Name First Party or Third Party? Duration Purpose Types of data collected
ARRAffinity Third party (Siteimprove) End of Session Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users
ASP.NET_SessionId Third party (Microsoft) End of session Security (visitor recognition) User Login data used to distinguish users.
CountryCode Third party (Siteimprove) 1 year Preferences (Country location en-us) User ID data used to distinguish users.
Drupal.tableDrag.showWeight Third party (Drupal) 1 year Processes (content admin) User Login data used to distinguish users.
IDE Third party (DoubleClick) 2 years Functionality (advertising) User ID data used in connection with advertising.
__hssrc Third party (HubSpot) End of Session Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users.
__hstc Third party (HubSpot) 2 years Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users.
_bizo_bzid Third party (LinkedIn) 6 months Functionality (advertising) User ID data used in connection with advertising.
_bizo_cksm Third party (LinkedIn) 6 months Functionality (advertising) User ID data used in connection with advertising.
_bizo_np_stats Third party (LinkedIn) 6 months Functionality (advertising) User ID data used in connection with advertising.
_biz_ABTestA Third party (LinkedIn) 1 year Functionality (advertising) User ID data used in connection with advertising.
_biz_flagsA Third party (LinkedIn) 1 year Functionality (advertising) User ID data used in connection with advertising.
_biz_nA Third party (LinkedIn) 1 year Functionality (advertising) User ID data used in connection with advertising.
_biz_pendingA Third party (LinkedIn) 1 year Functionality (advertising) User ID data used in connection with advertising.
_biz_uid Third party (LinkedIn) 1 year Functionality (advertising) User ID data used in connection with advertising.
UserMatchHistory Third party (LinkedIn) 179 days Functionality (advertising) User ID data used in connection with advertising.
lang Third party (LinkedIn) End of Session Preferences (Country location en-us) User ID data used in connection with advertising.
lidc Third party (LinkedIn) 1 day Functionality (social share) User ID data used in connection with advertising.
__atssc Third party (Google) 2 years Functionality (social share) User ID data used in connection with advertising.
__atuvc N/A 2 years Functionality (social share) User ID data used in connection with advertising.
collect Third party (Google Analytics) 2 years Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users.
_ga Third party (Google Analytics) 2 years Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users.
ga-audiences Third party (Google Adwords) End of session Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users.
_gid Third party (Google Analytics) 24 hours Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users.
_gat Third party (Google Analytics) 1 minute Functionality (limiting request rate) User ID data used to limit request rate, to minimise bandwidth impact.
__utma Third party (Google Analytics) 2 years Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users.
__utmz Third party (Google Analytics) 6 months Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users.
_hjIncludedInSample Third party (Hotjar) 1 year Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users.
has_js Third party (Google Analytics) Session Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users.
hubspotutk Third party (Hubspot) 10 years Functionality (visitor recognition) User ID data used to distinguish users.
id Third party (DoubleClick) 2 years Functionality (advertising) User ID data used in connection with advertising.
nmstat Third party (Google and Siteimprove) 33 months Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users.
szcookiechoice Third party (Siteimprove) End of session Preferences (accepted or declined cookies) User ID data used to distinguish users.
siteimproveses First party (Siteimprove Internal) End of session Functionality (content admin) User login used to distinguish users.
ak_bmsc Third party (Hotjar) 1 year Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users.
bm_mi Third party (Hotjar) 1 year Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users.
intercom-id-c5ke8zbr Third party (Intercom) 20 years Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users.
intercom-session-c5ke8zbr Third party (Intercom) 1 year Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users.
mp_hj_mixpanel Third party (Hotjar) 13 months Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users.
bf_lead Third party (Optimizely) 1 year Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users.
cdn Third party (Optimizely) Session Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users.
optimizelyBuckets Third party (Optimizely) 10 years Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users.
optimizelyEndUserId Third party (Optimizely) 10 years Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users.
optimizelySegments Third party (Optimizely) 10 years Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users.
APISID Third party (Google Preferences- Security) 2 years Security (map generation) User ID data used to distinguish users.
DV Third party (Google Security) 1 year Security (map generation) User ID data used to distinguish users.
HSID Third party (Google Security) 2 years Security (map generation) User ID data used to distinguish users.
NID Third party (Google Security) 2 years Security (map generation) User ID data used to distinguish users.
SAPISID Third party (Google Security) 2 years Security (map generation) User ID data used to distinguish users.
SID Third party (Google Security) 1 year Security (map generation) User ID data used to distinguish users.
SIDCC Third party (Google Security) 14 months Security (map generation) User ID data used to distinguish users.
SSID Third party (Google Security) 1 year Preferences (map generation) User ID data used to distinguish users.
OSID Third party (Google Analytics) 1 year N/A N/A
OTZ Third party (Google Analytics) 2 year Functionality (G+ social share) N/A
personalization_id Third party (Google Analytics) 2 year Functionality (Tracking and targeting) User ID data used to distinguish users.
UULE Third party (Twitter Preferences) 1 year Functionality (content admin) User login used to distinguish users.
_mkto_trk Third party (Marketo) 1 year Preferences (email marketing) User ID data used to distinguish users.
_hp2_id.411455962 Third party (Optimizely) 2 years Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users.
_hp2_ses_props.411455962 Third party (Optimizely) 1 year Functionality (site analytics) User ID data used to distinguish users.
laravel_session Third party (Merger Market) 1 year Authentication User ID data used to distinguish users.
me_drawer_first_entry Third party (Merger Market) 1 year Authentication User ID data used to distinguish users.
datr Third party (Facebook) 2 years Security (browsers identification) Browser identifier and time stamp
fr Third party (Facebook) 90 days Functionality (advertising) User ID data used in connection with advertising.
lu Third party (Facebook) 2 years Authentication User ID data used to distinguish users.
pl Third party (Facebook) 90 days Authentication Used to record that a device or browser logged in via Facebook platform
sb Third party (Facebook) 2 years Security (browsers identification) Identifies browser for login authentication purposes
xs Third party (Facebook) 90 days Authentication User ID data used to distinguish users.
c_user Third party (Facebook) 90 days Authentication User ID data used to distinguish users.
csrftoken Third Party (Readz) 1 year Authentication User ID data used to distinguish users.
dt Third Party (Readz) 1 year Authentication User ID data used to distinguish users.
uuid Third Party (Readz) 1 year Authentication User ID data used to distinguish users.
_cfduid Third Party (Cloudflare) End of Session Security (browsers identification) User ID data used to distinguish users.
p.gif Third Party (typekit.net) End of Session Pixel Tracker Used to track the use of the specialist fonts we use on our website.
PHPSESSID First Party (Intraworlds) End of Session Strictly necessary User ID data used to distinguish users.
Load balancer cookie First Party (Intraworlds) 10 years Strictly necessary This is identification of the webserver used for the latest requests.
remember_me_username First Party (Intraworlds) 1 month Functionality Encrypted username. Used for the login-form remember-me functionality.
hash First Party (Intraworlds) 1 year Functionality Security measure needed for the remember-me functionality.
iwCookieAccepted First Party (Intraworlds) 1 year Functionality Indicates that you agree with the usage of cookies on our webpages.
It is set automatically upon closure of the 'Use of cookies' information layer.
If this cookie exists the information layer will not be shown again for the next 12 months.
iwLoggedInfo First Party (Intraworlds) End of Session Functionality Encrypted information containing internal IntraWorlds user id, timestamp of last
activity in browser, user's iddle time, actual language.
iw_guest First Party (Intraworlds) 20 year Functionality Identifier used for tracking of activity within the Portal.
Activity that is tracked does not include any identification of the source of the activity
like IP address, geo location, name of the PC etc.
iwLoginRedirect First Party (Intraworlds) End of Session Functionality Original target within the IntraWorlds Portal user wanted to navigate to.
After successful login this target is loaded.
iwSpaGuestGranted Third Party (Intraworlds) End of Session Functionality Information whether current IntraWorlds page is publicly accessible.
Vimeo Third party (Vimeo) End of Session Functionality Are set by Vimeo if a video is embedded on a page and/or the video is being played.
For information about the types of cookies, their usage and purpose please read more: https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy.

 

Google Analytics

Our websites use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). The information generated by the Google cookies about your use of our websites (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our  websites, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, but please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of our websites. By using our websites, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

For more information please visit http://www.google.com/analytics/

Other technologies

In addition, we may also use web beacons (or clear GIFs) and other similar technologies in addition to, or in combination with, cookies. A web beacon is typically a transparent graphic image (usually 1 pixel x 1 pixel) that is placed on a site or in an email and it helps us to understand the behaviour of visitors of our websites. More information on web beacons can be found on http://www.allaboutcookies.org/web-beacons/. Please note that BLG has no affiliation with, and is not responsible for, this third party website.

How can you control cookies and web beacons?

Most internet browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. Depending on your browser, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, or you can set it to refuse them. Please refer to the 'help' button (or similar) on your browser to learn more about how you can do this.

Disabling cookies may impact your experience on our websites.

If you use different devices to access our websites, you will need to ensure that each browser of each device is set to your cookie preference.

More information on how to manage cookies is available from: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/. Please note that BLG has no affiliation with, and is not responsible for, this third party website.

In addition, you may opt-out from cookies by visiting the following sites and selecting which cookies you would like to opt-out from: http://www.aboutads.info/choices/#completed and http://www.youronlinechoices.com/. Please note that BLG has no affiliation with, and is not responsible for, these third party websites.

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