LEX Cookie Policy

This privacy policy is intended to inform users of the webpage www.lex.is (also referred to as „you“) about LEX‘s use of cookies.

Cookies allow websites to recognize users‘ computers and smart devices. A cookie is sort of digital signal that remembers information about your visits on the web. Cookies are small text files that your web browser saves on your computer if your browser is configured to accept cookies. Cookies enable the website to remember certain user preferences to improve user experience and report site usage statistics.

A distinction is made between session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies allow a website to connect to user’s actions while the user is browsing the website. Session cookies are generally automatically deleted when user leaves the website and are therefore not saved for a longer period. Persistent cookies are stored on the user’s computer, thus remembering user’s choices or actions on the website. LEX uses both session cookies as well as persistent cookies.


We use cookies to make it easier for you to use the website. Cookies ensure that the website can remember you, so you do not have to repeat your selections every time you visit the website. Cookies are also used to collect statistical information and other information regarding the numbers of users on the site and the websites they visit.

We use Google Analytics services to analyse traffic to our website and to differentiate you from other users on the LEX website. The service includes collection of information (see further information below) and the preparation of a report regarding trends on our site, without any individual users or personal information being disclosed. Google Analytics creates both persistent cookies as well as session cookies.

The cookies that can be found on the LEX website are as follows:

Name Service Provider Purpose Expire
_utma Google Analytics Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website, as well as data for the first visit and the most recent visit. 2 years
_utmb Google Analytics Collects a timestamp with the exact time of access to the website of the user. It is used to calculate the duration of a visit to the website. session
_utmc Google Analytics Collects a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leave the site. It is used to calculate the duration of a visit to the website. session
_utmt Google Analytics Used to limit the speed of requests to the website. session
_utmz Google Analytics It collects data on the user ‘s source, search engine used, link clicked, and search term used. 6 months


Users can decide whether to allow some or all cookies in web browser settings. Deleting your cookies does not affect your experience of the site. Users can configure cookie settings and prevent LEX from collecting statistics cookies.

Users can delete cookies in the browser used at any given time.

Instructions for different browsers can be found below:

LEX can at any time change this cookie policy in accordance to changes of relevant laws and regulations or due to changes to our use of cookies.

For further information on LEX‘s processing of personal data please refer to our Privacy Policy, available here.