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The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe.

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Introduction

The Association of Corporate Counsel (“ACC”, “we”, “us”, “our”), uses cookies on the www.acc.com website (the “Website”). Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how cookies are used on the Website and how you turn off cookies on the Website. We also tell you about the role of third party providers with respect to cookies on the Website.

To see a full list of cookies used on the Website, please scroll to the end of this Cookies Policy where you will find a Cookies Chart.

Use of Cookies By ACC

Cookies are small text files stored on your device when you access most websites on the internet or open certain emails. Among other things, cookies allow a website to recognize your device and remember if you've been to the website before. We use the term “cookie” to refer to cookies and technologies that perform a similar function to cookies (e.g., tags, pixels, web beacons, etc.). Cookies can be read by the originating website on each subsequent visit and by any other website that recognizes the cookie. Cookies may be set by us (“first-party cookies”) or by a third-party domain (“third-party cookies”).

We use cookies to help the Website work properly and to provide the relevant products and services to visitors of the website. The Website uses cookies to make the Website easier to use, to support the provision of information and functionality to you, as well as to provide us with information about how the Website is used so that we can make sure it is as up to date, relevant and error free as we can. We also use cookies to remember settings, track activities and analyze trends.

Some cookies are “persistent” cookies. They remain on a device for the period of time specified in the cookie. Persistent cookies are activated each time the user visits the Website that created the particular cookie. Another type of cookie is a “session” or “transient” cookies. These cookies contain information that is stored on a temporary memory location and then deleted after the session is completed or the browser is closed.

How To Turn Off Cookies

You can choose to restrict or block cookies through your browser settings at any time. For more information about how to do this, and about cookies in general, you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu. Please note that certain cookies may be set as soon as you visit the Website, but you can remove them using your browser settings.

For more information about online behavioral advertising and to opt out of targeted advertising, visit: Network Advertising Initiative (NAI): http://www.optout.networkadvertising.org

Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA): http://www.aboutads.info/choices

European Interactive Digital Adverting Alliance (EDAA): http://www.youronlinechoices.eu and http://www.edaa.eu

However, please be aware that restricting or blocking cookies set on the Website may impact the functionality or performance of the Website, or prevent you from using certain services provided through the Website. It will also affect our ability to update the Website to cater for user preferences and improve performance.

Note On Other Websites

Please note that when using our Website you may be directed to other websites. These websites may use their own cookies, and we do not have control over the placement and use of cookies on third party websites, even if we directed you to that website (e.g., social media platforms may have separate cookie practices).

Other Technologies

We may store certain information in server logs, including IP address and device information, and collect and store information on your device using local storage objects; other tracking technologies we use include scripts, tags, MAC address, IMEI device number and pixels. Certain pages on the Website and our emails contain pixel tags (also referred to as web beacons, web bugs, tracking pixels, java tags and clear gifs). These other technologies allow us and our service providers to: customize communications that we send to you and content provided to you on our Website; collect usage statistics on the use of the Website and our emails; and collect statistics regarding the way you use our Website and interact with e-mails that we sent to you.

Third-Party Providers

We use Feathr for online activity tracking for analysis and segmentation. Click here to learn more about Feathr’s privacy practices, and click here to access Feathr’s privacy portal. [NOTE: Portal not live]

We use WordPress to store basic data on your interactions with WordPress, and whether you have logged into WordPress. Click here to learn more about how WordPress uses cookies.

We use Google Analytics and Google Analytics for Firebase to measure how you interact with the Website to improve your experience. Click here to learn more about Google Analytics’ privacy practices and opt-out mechanisms, and click here to learn more about Firebase Analytics’ privacy practices and opt-out mechanisms.

We use Marketo to evaluate the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns or to provide better targeting for marketing. Click here to learn more about how Marketo uses cookies.

We use Facebook Analytics to measure how you interact with our website to improve your experience. To learn more about Facebook Analytics’ privacy practices and opt-out mechanisms, click here.

Questions

Should you have any questions, concerns or a complaint about this Cookies Policy, please contact ACC’s Office of General Counsel at +1.202.293.4103 x456, privacy@acc.com or via mail at 1001 G Street NW Suite 300W Washington, DC 20001 USA.

If you do not want to make a long-distance phone call, please email us with your contact information and best times to reach you, and we will contact you as soon as it is practical.

Cookies Chart

Necessary or essential cookies: These cookies help make the Website usable by enabling basic functions like remembering your preferences as to whether you wish to allow us to store cookies and remembering other selections you have entered when you navigate the Website. The Website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Cookie Name 

Purpose 

Provider 

Expiry 

__cfduid 

Used by the content network to identify trusted web traffic 

acc.com 

1 year 

CFID 

Used in context with the CF token cookie. Stores a specific ID for the visitor and the visitor’s device and browser 

acc.com 

Session 

CFTOKEN 

Used to determine which type of device visitor is using so the website can be properly formatted 

acc.com 

Session 

JSESSIONID 

Preserves users states across page requests 

acc.com 

Session 

Preference Cookies: These cookies enable the Website to remember information that changes the way the Website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in. 

Cookie Name 

Purpose 

Provider 

Expiry 

lang 

Remembers the user's selected language version of a website 

ads.linkedin.com 

Session 

lang 

Set by LinkedIn when a web page contains an embedded "Follow us" panel 

linkedin.com 

Session 

Statistic or Analytics Cookies: These cookies help ACC understand how visitors interact with the Website by collecting and reporting information anonymously.  We use these cookies to collect and store information about website visitor behavior (e.g., store information about what pages are visited, how long visitors are on the Website, what users click on), and to monitor and provide statistics on how the Website is used (e.g., recognize and count the number of visitors; see how visitors move around the Website). 

Cookie Name 

Purpose 

Provider 

Expiry 

_ceg.s 

Used to register where the visitor clicks on the website and can recognize visitor on return visits 

acc.com 

[Crazy Egg?] 

3 months 

_ceg.u 

Used to register where the visitor clicks on the website and can recognize visitor on return visits 

acc.com 

[Crazy Egg?] 

3 months 

_ga 

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.  

 

acc.com 

2 years 

_gat 

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate 

acc.com 

Session 

_gid 

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website 

acc.com 

Session 

 

Marketing and Social Sharing Cookies: These cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers. 

Cookie Name 

Purpose 

Provider 

Expiry 

bcookie 

bscookie 

lidc 

Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services 

Linkedin.com 

2 years 

BizoID 

 

Used by LinkedIn ad analytics 

Linkedin.com 

29 days 

event.png 

Unclassified 

doubleverify.com 

Session 

fr 

Used by Facebook to deliver advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers 

facebook.com 

3 months 

IDE 

Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user 

doubleclick.net 

1 year 

r/collect 

Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour; tracks visitor across devices and marketing channels 

doubleclick.net 

Session 

Used to collect information on a specific visitor – ID information strings can be used to target groups with similar preferences 

Gtrk.s.3.amazonaws.com 

Session 

test_cookie 

Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies 

doubleclick.net 

Session 

tr 

Unclassified 

Facebook.com 

Session 

UserMatchHistory 

Unclassified 

Ads.linked.com 

29 days 

Unclassified: 

COOKIE_Optin 

Unclassified 

acc.com 

Session 

LB-Persist 

Unclassified 

acc.com 

Session 

PLG2018_Float 

Unclassified 

acc.com 

1 year 

Unclassified 

Gtrk.s3.amazonaws.com 

Session 

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