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Allen Matkins Cookie Policy

Updated May 2018

This cookie policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. We encourage you to read the policy in full so that you can understand what information we collect using cookies and how that information is used. 

By using any Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP (Allen Matkins) website that links to this cookie policy you are agreeing that we can use cookies as described below. 

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files, containing small amounts of information, which are downloaded to your browsing device (such as a computer or smartphone) when you visit a website. Cookies can be recognized by the website that downloaded them — or other websites that use the same cookies. This helps websites know if the browsing device has visited them before. 

What are cookies used for?

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like helping website operators understand how their website is being used, letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests. 

What types of cookies are used by Allen Matkins?

The types of cookies used on Allen Matkins websites can generally be put into one of the following categories: strictly necessary; performance; and social media. You can find out more about each of the cookie categories in the table below.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential to make Allen Matkins’s websites work. They enable you to move around a site and use its features. Without these cookies, services that are necessary for you to be able to use a site, such as accessing secure areas or remembering the information you input when filling out forms, can't be provided. These cookies do not track your browsing history on non-Allen Matkins websites.

Performance Cookies

These cookies collect information about how people are using Allen Matkins’s websites, for example which pages are visited the most often, how people are moving from one link to another or whether users get error messages from certain pages. These cookies don't gather information that identifies you as a named individual. All information these cookies collect is grouped together with information from other people’s use of Allen Matkins’s websites on an anonymous basis. Overall, these cookies provide us with analytical information about how Allen Matkins’s websites are performing and how we can improve them. These cookies do not track your browsing history on non-Allen Matkins websites.

You can see a list of some of the specific cookies which are most frequently used by Allen Matkins in the section below entitled “Cookies used by Allen Matkins”.

How long will cookies stay on my browsing Device?

The length of time a cookie will stay on your browsing device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your browsing device until they expire or are deleted (i.e. after you have finished browsing). Details of “persistent” and “session” cookies set cookies through Allen Matkins websites can be found in the section below entitled “Cookies used by Allen Matkins”.

First and third-party cookies

“First party cookies” are cookies that belong to Allen Matkins and that Allen Matkins places on your device. “Third-party cookies” are cookies that another party places on your browsing device through an Allen Matkins website.

Third parties setting cookies through an Allen Matkins website will be providing a service to us or a function of the site but we do not always control how third party cookies are used. You should check the third party’s website for more information about how they use cookies. Details of third parties that set cookies through Allen Matkins websites can be found in the section below entitled “Cookies used by Allen Matkins”.

How to manage cookies from this website

Our cookies (first party cookies)

You can use the browser that you are viewing this website with to enable, disable or delete cookies. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” settings). Please note that if you set your browser to disable cookies, you may not be able to access secure areas of the website and other parts of the website may also not work properly.

You can find out more information about how to change your browser cookie settings at

Third party cookies 

Cookies that are placed on your browsing device by a third party can be managed through your browser (as described above) or by checking the third party’s website for more information about cookie management and how to “opt-out” of receiving cookies from them.

Some third parties may use cookies to help gather information about your browsing activity so that they can deliver advertising to you on other websites that is relevant to your interests. The advertising industries in the USA and EU have developed schemes to help you opt-out of receiving cookies used for these purposes.

You can find out more about the USA scheme from and for the EU from

Cookies used by Allen Matkins

The following tables and information set out the cookies which are most frequently used on Allen Matkins websites. It also provides details of third parties that set cookies through Allen Matkins websites. 

The table and details of cookies used by us may be updated from time to time, so please check back on a regular basis for any changes.

The last modification date of this document is shown at the bottom of this page.

Strictly Necessary

Cookie Name  First or Third Party Cookie Persistent or Session Cookie Purpose Cookie is used for Allen Matkins Website Using Cookie
 ASP.NET_SessionId  First Session  The cookie is used to remember preferences and settings throughout the browsing period and as a user moves between web pages on the site.  www.Allen

Performance Cookie

 Hubspotuk Third Persistent This cookie is used for to keep track of a visitor's identity. This cookie is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when de-duplicating contacts.
Third Persistent The main cookie for tracking visitors. It contains the domain, utk (see below), initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session).
Third Persistent Whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set. We set it to 1 and use it to determine if the user has restarted their browser. If this cookie does not exist when we manage cookies, we assume it is a new session.
Third Persistent This cookie keeps track of sessions. This is used to determine if we 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.
Third Persistent – 2 years Used to distinguish users.
__gid Third Persistent – 24 hours
Used to distinguish users.
__gat Third Persistent – 1 minute
Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>
Nmstat Third Persistent – 1000 days
It is used to collect statistics about site usage such as when the visitor last visited the site.

If you have any questions about this cookie policy, please contact us by email at

Last modified: 05/16/18