Cookie Notice

Checkmate, a division of Lockton Companies LLP, Cookies Notice

Last updated: 17 August 2018

This website, www.checkmate.uk.com, (“Website”) uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our Website.  This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Website and also allows us to improve our Website.


1. Your Agreement/Cookie Options

1.1 By continuing to browse our Website, you are agreeing to the placement of cookies on your computer in accordance with the terms of this Cookies Notice (“Notice”). If you do not desire to accept cookies from this Website, please either disable cookies or refrain from using this Website.  You may change your cookie settings at any time. The last section of this Notice addresses how to block or decline cookies. This Notice applies to this Website only and does not apply to any websites to which this Website may link.


2. What are Cookies?

2.1 Cookies are files that contain small amounts of data. They are placed on your computer or other device by the websites you visit. Different kinds of cookies do different things—ranging from making a website work to making it easier to use to enabling website owners to understand more about their visitors. Some cookies are stored in your browser and some on the hard drive of your computer. Session Cookies are automatically erased when you close your browser; Persistent Cookies, unless deleted, remain on your computer or other device until a set expiration date. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.


3. Our Use of Cookies

3.1 We use the following categories of cookies:

  • Analytical/Performance Cookies:

    These are cookies that allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality Cookies:

    These are cookies that are used to recognise you when you return to our Website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences, for example your choice of language or region.

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

3.3 The information these cookies collect is not used to send individuals targeted advertising, or to track any other websites they access on the internet.


4. Third-Party Cookies

4.1 Third party cookies are cookies that are set by a website other than the one you are currently on. Our Website does not use third party cookies.


5. How to Block or Decline Cookies


Up-to-date browsers give you the option to accept or decline cookies, to delete existing cookies and to alert you when websites set or access cookies. You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. The Help function within your browser should tell you how to do this. However, if you use your browser settings to block some or all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our Website.

5.2 For additional information on how to manage and delete cookies, you may wish to visit the following websites:

  • www.aboutcookies.org;

  • www.allaboutcookies.org;

We are neither associated with nor responsible for the content of the websites listed above. 


6. Changes to our Cookies Notice


This Notice replaces all previous versions and may be updated from time to time. We encourage you to review this Notice regularly when you visit our Website for any updates. If the changes are significant, we will provide a prominent notice on our Website.