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Mills & Reeve LLP – Procurement Portal privacy and cookies policy

This privacy policy forms part of the terms of use which govern your use of Mills & Reeve’s Procurement Portal.

We are committed to protecting the privacy of the visitors to our website. This policy explains how we use any personal information we collect from you through our website.

Collecting your information

You can access most of the pages on our website without giving us your personal information. However, you may choose to provide us with your personal information on some pages of our website, for instance by commenting on our blog, completing an enquiry form, requesting a publication, or expressing an interest in a seminar. By submitting your personal information, you consent to our use of the information as set out in this privacy policy.

Using your information

We shall use any personal information you give us in accordance with this policy and in the privacy statements that appear on the forms through which you submit your personal information.

If you give us your personal information, we may from time to time contact you by mail, telephone, or email to provide information that may be of interest to you, including details about the services we offer, newsletters, legal updates and invitations to events. We may disclose your information to our agents and service providers for these purposes. We shall give you an opportunity to choose not to receive marketing information before you submit your personal information.

IP logging

When you visit our website, our server will automatically record your IP address and the time and duration of your visit.

Cookies

Cookies are small data files stored by your browser or on the hard drive of your computer if you agree. For more detailed information about cookies visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

You may disable the use of cookies by activating the setting on your internet browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

Our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie

Purpose

Duration

 

Google Analytics

_utma

_utmb

_utmc

_utmz

 

Used to allow us to count page visits and traffic sources so that we can measure and improve the performance of our website. This helps us to determine things like:

  • What are the most popular pages
  • What pages don’t our visitors use
  • What browsers are being used
  • What days or times bring the most visits

More information about these cookies can be found on the Google Analytics website.

 

 

Two years

Session cookie

Not set

Six months

 

Localization

 

This is used by the content management system (CMS) for keeping track of the local time zone.

 

Persistent cookie

 

SERVER_PORT

 

This is used by the CMS for reference to the default server port.

 

Session cookie

 

Language

 

This is used by the CMS to know the language of the website.

 

Session cookie

 

Mode

 

This is used by the CMS for reference. It helps identify if the website user is anonymous or logged in (for editing).

 

Session cookie

 

SiteId

 

This is used by the CMS for reference of the site identifier. It helps manage users across multiple domains for the same client (main site, microsite, mobile site).

 

Session cookie

 

PortletId

 

This is used by the CMS for reference. It works in conjunction with the SiteId.

 

Session cookie

 

ZoneId

 

This is used by the CMS for reference. It works in conjunction with the SiteId.

 

Session cookie

 

NavId

 

This is used by the CMS for reference of the home page identifier. It works in conjunction with the SiteId.

 

Session cookie

 

EventingStatus

 

This is used by the CMS for reference. It helps the CMS manage dynamic content changes.

 

Session cookie

 

DefaultCulture

 

This is used by the CMS for reference of the culture code.

 

Session cookie

 

NID

 

This is a 3rd party cookie used by Google for tracking the number of people that are using Google's maps application. Google maps are used on the office location page.

 

Session cookie

 

H1_NI_ID

 

Used by our website developer (HubbardOne) for site analytics.

 

Session cookie

 

H1_NI_Sess

 

Used by our website developer (HubbardOne) for site analytics.

 

Session cookie

Please note that the owners of third party websites that our website links to may also use cookies, over which we have no control. To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.

Accessing your personal information

You have a right to ask us to provide you with the information we hold about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. Please note that we charge a £10 fee for this to cover our costs.

Contact

If you have any queries or requests in respect of this policy, eg, a request to stop sending you marketing information or to remove your details from our database, you should contact us by post at Mills & Reeve LLP, Monument Place, 24 Monument Street, London EC3R 8AJ or by emailing and mark your correspondence for the attention of Kevin Calder.

Contact Us

The Procurement Portal aims to provide a "one stop shop" for procurement law queries and advice.

Click here to email our team with your query.