A&L Goodbody uses "cookies" to help improve your browsing experience of our website. Our "website" includes this website, all our associated sites (such as our knowledge sites and blogs) and our social media pages.  This Cookie Policy should be read in conjunction with our Privacy Statement Privacy Statement.


A cookie is a small data file that is placed on your computer or mobile device ("Device"). It allows a website to remember your actions or preferences over a length of time. Some of the cookies we use are essential for our website to work.  We also use some non-essential cookies to collect information for making reports and to help us improve the website.


The table below explains the cookies we use and why:

Cookie Name Purpose
"unam" cookie This cookie is set as part of the ShareThis service and monitors “click-stream” activity, e.g. web pages viewed and navigated, and time spent on pages.
"ga "_ cookie This cookie is a Google Analytics persistent cookie which is used to distinguish unique users.
"gat" session cookie This cookie is used to throttle request rate. These are third party cookies that are placed on your device to allow us to use the Google Analytics service and ShareThis service. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use this information to compile reports and to help us improve the website.
"uset" and "stid" cookies

These cookies are set as part of the ShareThis service and monitor “click-stream” activity, e.g. web pages viewed, navigation from page to page, time spent on each page etc. The ShareThis service only personally identifies you if you have separately signed up with ShareThis for a ShareThis account and have given them your consent.

"JESSIONID" cookie JSESSIONID is the unique ID of the http session generated by the server and is a cookie placed on your device by us. It lasts until the end of the session.
"cookie Status_sitename" CookieStatus is set if you accept the cookie policy on the website. It removes the policy overlay. This is a cookie placed on your device by us. This cookie lasts for a maximum of 10 days.


Most web browsers give you some control over cookies through the browser settings.  However, turning cookies off may interfere with your browsing experience.

For instructions on how to manage and disable cookies, see the privacy and help documentation of your specific browser’s website. If you use more Devices and/or browsers you will need to disable cookies on each Device and on each browser separately.

Find out how to manage and disable cookies on popular browsers:

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit


We reserve the right to change this Cookie Policy from time to time at our sole discretion.  If we make any changes, we will post those changes here and update the "Last Updated" date at the bottom of this Cookie Policy.  However, if we make material changes to this Cookie Policy we will notify you by means of a prominent notice on our website prior to the change becoming effective.


Questions, comments, requests and complaints regarding this Cookie Policy are welcome and should be addressed to or by writing to A&L Goodbody IFSC, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1. All requests will be dealt with promptly and efficiently.

Last Updated: 18 May 2020