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Cookie Policy

Irwin Mitchell Alumni Cookie Policy


Like many other websites, our website uses cookies. One of the reasons we use cookies is to help us analyse how past colleagues and other visitors use our site and the success of our marketing campaigns. This means we can make informed decisions about improvements to the site and get a good understanding of the kind of content you like to read.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded onto your computer, tablet or smartphone when you access a website. It allows the website to recognise your device and store some information about your preferences or past actions. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website experience, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.

When you visit any website, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. This information might be about you, your preferences or your device and is mostly used to make the site work as you expect it to. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalized web experience. Because we respect your right to privacy, you can choose not to allow some types of cookies. To find out more and change our default settings please read the rest of this Cookie Policy, or visit the homepage of the Alumni website where you will see a ‘Cookies Settings’ banner. Please note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience of the site and the services we are able to offer.

What cookies does your website use?

Required cookies

These cookies are always active and are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance. These cookies are optional.

Functional Cookies

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly. These cookies are optional.

Targeting Cookies

These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising. These cookies are optional.

For further detail about the cookies we use and to select your preferences, please visit the Alumni website homepage and refer to the ‘Cookies Settings’ banner.

Can I change my Cookies settings on this website?

The Alumni website uses cookies that are necessary for the functioning of certain parts of our website. With your consent, we will use cookies that will help us give you a better user experience by providing insights into how the site is used.

The ‘Cookies Settings’ banner on our homepage allows you to decide your cookies settings and provides all the relevant information on what cookies we use and what they do.

To manage these cookies click on “Cookies Settings” and choose your preferences, or click "Accept All" and help us give you the best experience.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. To find out more about cookies, including how to customise your browser’s cookie settings, you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Changes to this Cookie Policy

This is our current Cookie Policy, we will from time to time update this Cookie Policy.

Important Information

Irwin Mitchell LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England & Wales with number OC343897. Its registered office and principal place of business is at Riverside East, 2 Millsands, Sheffield, S3 8DT, United Kingdom. We are the data controller for your personal information, and are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office under the reference Z6397561.