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Within this website cookies are used to improve the browsing experience for our customers. Garth Coates Solicitors take your privacy seriously and the below information details the cookies used, how to prevent these being written and the impact of doing so on your browsing experience.

Disabling/Enabling all cookies.

You can accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser.  However, you will not be able to use all of the interactive features of the site if cookies are disabled.

Most recent web browsers allow control over the cookies saved through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Disabling/Enabling specific cookies.

Garth Coates Solicitors are working to provide the ability for you to manage your cookies preferences within our website but this is currently under development.  As an interim step below we have detailed all of the cookies set by our websites, their purpose and details of how to opt out where available.

The cookies details on this website are based on the International Chamber of Commerce guide for cookie categories; Strictly Necessary, Performance, Functionality or Targeting.

The tables below explain the cookies we use and why. The information is updated regularly but if a discrepancy is found then please contact us.

First Party Cookies


Expiry date


This session cookie indicates that you are actively using the site. This indicates, at any given time, how many users are visiting the site. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.
Strictly necessary
This cookie is used to record if a user has accepted the use of the different types of cookies on the Garth Coates Solicitors website. The cookie is a permanent one, it will be deleted for cookie changes.
Strictly necessary
Prevents robots to send forms
Strictly necessary
Strictly Necessary: These cookies are essential to ensure that the user can navigate and use special features of the site, such as accessing secured areas of a page. Without these essential parts of the website cookies can not be used. Persistent cookies are normally not used this category, unless they are really required.
Performance: These cookies allow the website, to save user preferences, such as language settings. It also allows the user an improved, more personal use of the Website. "Functionality cookies" may include cookies providing a service which the user has requested. These cookies can not track the user's activities on other websites.
Functionality: These cookies collect data about user behaviour. The information is used to compile reports to improve the website. All data is collected anonymously.
Targeting and Advertising-Cookies: These cookies are used to display ads that are relevant for the user and his interests. These cookies can also be used to save and measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign, which the user got in touch with during visiting particular webpages. Thus gives the possibility for communication with potential advertisers.

Sharing tools

Garth Coates Solicitors web pages contain embedded 'share' buttons to enable users of the site to share content with friends through social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter.  These sites may set a cookie when you are logged in to their service.  Garth Coates Solicitors does not control the setting of cookies from these websites.  Please check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.