Cookie policy

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP ("we" / "our" / "us") is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This cookie policy (together with our legal notice, privacy policy and any other documents referred to in them) sets out the basis on which any personal information that we collect from you, or that you provide to us, when using this site ( will be processed.

This policy explains what cookies are and explains how, as well as why, they may be stored on and accessed from your computer or device when you use this site (

Please read the following carefully to understand how we use cookies.

  • Information about our use of cookies

    Our site uses cookies (text files placed on your computer) which, if you agree, will collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the site and to compile statistical reports on site activity.

    By clicking "continue" on the cookie consent box when you first access our site and by continuing to access and use our site you accept our use of cookies. For your reference, we set out below the wording we use in our cookie consent box.

    "We use cookies to ensure our site operates effectively. By continuing, you agree to these cookies being set. For more details, or to change your cookie settings, click here."

    There are two types of cookies:

    • Session cookies, which expire as soon as you close the browser and are mainly used to help you navigate the site by storing information on your location and the pages you have visited.
    • Persistent or permanent cookies will remain on your computer once you close your browser down until expiry or deletion by you. These are mainly used to personalise the website, so that it remembers you from previous visitis and can display relevant information.

    You can set your browser not to accept cookies and information on how to remove cookies from your browser can be found here: In a few cases, however, some of our site features may not work as a result.

    Information about our use of cookies

  • Third party websites

    Our website provides links to websites (such as YouTube) which are controlled by third parties. We recommend that you check the relevant third party’s privacy policies for information about any cookies which may be used.

  • Changes to this cookie policy

    We may amend this cookie policy from time to time. Please check this cookie policy regularly to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. This cookie policy was last updated May 2018.

  • How to contact us

    If you have any questions about this cookie policy, or how we handle your personal information, please contact our Data Protection Officer at / 01256 407100 / Matrix House, Basing View, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 4DZ or by emailing

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are required for the operation of our site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to navigate between pages.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These cookies record your visit to our site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our site more relevant to your interests.
  • Sharing cookies. These cookies enable you to share the content of our website with others via social media sites.

Further information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them is set out in the table below:

Cookie Purpose Cookie name Expiry date



Addthis These sharing cookies are set by to keep a record of the parts of the site visited in order to recommend other parts of the site, to determine how users who share information with each other are geographically located and to enable such sharing. To learn more about the Addthis cookie policy click here: bt2
1 year
_atuvc session
Cloudflare This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website. __cf_bm 30 mins
Google Analytics These performance cookies are set by Google Analytics to help analyse how users use the Site, collecting standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymised form from which no user is identifiable. This information is transmitted to Google and processed to compile statistical reports on activity on the Site. These reports allow us to optimise our user experience. Google provide a browser add-on for users who wish to prevent their data from being used by Google Analytics. Further information is available at _ga 2 years
_gid 24 hours
_gat 1 minute
Google Maps These cookies are set by Google Inc. They are associated with Google Maps and used to display a user friendly map and store preferences. To learn more about Google Map’s cookie policy click here:


2 years
NID 6 months
SIDCC 3 months

Hotjar is an experience insights tool that gives behaviour analytics and feedback data to help understand customer journeys. Hotjar sets these cookies to identify and analyse user sessions. 

_hjFirstSeen 30 mins
_hjIncludedInSessionSample_1132337 2 mins
_hjSessionUser_1132337 1 year
_hjSession_1132337 30 mins
_hjIncludedInPageviewSample 2 mins
_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress 30 mins
LinkedIn LinkedIn sets this cookie for LinkedIn Ads ID syncing. UserMatchHistory 1 month

Linkedin set this cookie to store information about the time a sync took place with the lms_analytics cookie. AnalyticsSyncHistory 1 month
LinkedIn sets this cookie from LinkedIn share buttons and ad tags to recognize browser ID. bcookie 1 year
LinkedIn sets the lidc cookie to facilitate data center selection. lidc 1 day
LinkedIn sets this cookie to store performed actions on the website. bscookie 1 year
Monsido This performance cookie is used to track unique returning visitors and to collect page views from the same visitor into a visit session. The value is an entirely randomly generated string, and a new one is generated if the cookie is not found, it is not shared across domains or with Monsido customers in general. We are tracking: Time and duration of visits to our website, what browser is used, operating systems, screen size, and IP addresses (anonymised). monsido 30 days
Onetrust This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. Returning visitors to the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor. OptanonConsent 1 year
YouTube (Google)

These cookies are set by YouTube (Google). If you play the videos on our website you may have cookies set by YouTube placed on your computer to store your preferences relating to the video. To learn more about YouTube’s cookie policy click here:

PREF 8 months
YSC Session

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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 419867.

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