Cookie information

This cookie information explains how our website ( uses cookies to recognise you when you visit our website. It explains what cookies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control the use of cookies on our website.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by the websites that you visit. They are widely used to make websites work or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website. Use of cookies is standard for most websites.

Types of cookies

We use cookies for several reasons. Some cookies (necessary cookies) are required for our website to function properly. Other cookies allow us to track the interests of our users. For example, NORDIA Law tracks the pages you visit to determine which part of our website is the most popular or most used. Third parties serve cookies through our websites for marketing and analytics.

Necessary cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our websites.

Cookietest by Modernizer checks if the browser can run the Foundation framework used on our websitesite.

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__hs_opt_out is used by the opt-in privacy policy to remember not to ask the visitor to accept cookies again. This cookie is set when you choose to opt out of cookies. It contains the string “yes” or “no”. It expires in 6 months.

__hs_do_not_track can be set to prevent the tracking code from sending any information to HubSpot. It contains the string “yes”. It expires in 6 months.

__hs_initial_opt_in is used to prevent the banner from always displaying when visitors are browsing in strict mode. It contains the string “yes” or “no”. It expires in seven days.

__hs_cookie_cat_pref is used to record the categories a visitor consented to. It contains data on the consented categories. It expires in 6 months. Read more about these cookies set by HubSpot.

Analytical cookies: Analytical cookies are used to improve the website by collecting and reporting information about its use.

__hstc is the main cookie for tracking visitors. It contains the domain, utk, initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session). It expires in 6 months.

hubspotutk keeps track of a visitor’s identity. It is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts. It contains an opaque GUID to represent the current visitor. It expires in 6 months.

__hssc keeps track of sessions. This is used to determine if HubSpot should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie. It contains the domain, viewCount (increments each pageView in a session), and session start timestamp. It expires in 30 minutes.

__hssrc Whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set to determine if the visitor has restarted their browser. If this cookie does not exist when HubSpot manages cookies, it is considered a new session. It contains the value “1” when present. It expires at the end of the session. Read more about these cookies set by HubSpot.

Functional cookies: Functional cookies allow the website to store information to tailor the look and feel or behaviour of the website to you when using it. The purpose of the functional cookies is to make your visits to our website easier and adapted to your needs.

Marketing cookies: Marketing cookies are used to track website visitors so that publishers, including us, can target marketing with relevant and interesting advertisements. Advertisement cookies are ad pixel cookies (such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Google).

Managing cookies

You can manage and control cookies through the cookie settings. The cookie settings banner is located at the bottom of the website. The cookies used are classified into categories as above. You can read about each cookie used and choose which cookies you allow us to use. You can allow all or deny some of the cookies in accordance with your preferences.

You can also manage and control cookies through your browser, including deleting them from your “browser history” (cache) when you leave a website.

Using your browser to control cookies

Most browsers allow you to view, manage, delete, and block website cookies. Please note that if you delete all cookies, all your settings will also be deleted, including the ability to opt-out of cookies, as this function itself requires the placement of an opt-out cookie on your device. Guidance on how to control cookies for common browsers is linked below:

How to control cookies in Google Chrome.

How to control cookies in Mozilla Firefox.

How to control cookies in Safari.

How to control cookies in Microsoft Edge.

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