Alston & Bird Consumer Finance Blog

Cookie Notice

Last Updated: August 1, 2018

This notice describes how the Alston & Bird’s Consumer Finance team (“we”,“our” or “us”) uses cookies and similar technology on the website and mobile applications that display or link to this notice (the “Sites”). You may read the our privacy statement for further information about our privacy practices.

Like most online services, we use cookies and other similar tracking technologies on our Sites, such as clear GIFs or web beacons, local shared objects or Flash cookies, and other similar identifiers and technologies (“Cookies”). Cookie technologies involve storing a small piece of information on your computer or device. Your computer or device will provide that information back to the entity that set the Cookie. Used in this way, cookies permit online services to keep track of information through or across sessions associated with particular devices. The Cookies on our Sites support Site functionality and features and provide us analytics information about our visitors.

Cookies can either be persistent (e.g., they remain on your computer or device until you delete them) or temporary (e.g., they last only until you close your browser). Our Sites may use both session and persistent Cookies. Cookies on our Sites may also be either first-party or third-party. First-party Cookies are used and controlled by us. Third-party Cookies are controlled by third party services.

Below is a list of services which set Cookies when you visit our Sites, and a description of the functionality associated with each:

Service Name First Party / Third Party Purpose Privacy Choices
AddThis Third Party AddThis provides a social media sharing toolbar. Learn more about AddThis, and learn how to opt out of AddThis targeting and personalization.
Google Analytics Third Party Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics helps evaluate your use of our websites and compiles reports for us on activity on our websites. Learn more about Google Analytics, including Google’s opt-out option.

Please note that we have taken steps designed to mask your IP address when permanently stored by Google. This measure permits Google to store part (but not all) of your IP address.

This list may change over time.

By using our Sites you consent to our use of Cookies and our processing of information collected through such Cookies, in accordance with this Cookie Notice. You may be able to delete placed Cookies and disable Cookies in your browser (consult your browser ‘help’ files or visit to learn more about Cookies and their management). However, if you refuse to accept Cookies, some functionality on our Sites may not work.