Cookie Policy

Michaud Cooley Erickson (“MCE”, “us”, “we”, or “our”) uses cookies on (“website”).

Our Cookie Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, your choices regarding cookies, and further information about cookies.

What Are Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. Cookie files are stored in your web browser and allows the website to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the website more useful to you.

Cookies enable websites to retrieve this information when users revisit them to tailor the page content for each user based on data related to prior browsing experiences, habits, and preferences.

Our cookies can only retrieve the particular data they have previously been allowed to store on your hard drive or mobile browser. Cookies cannot access any other information about you from your device.

How MCE Uses Cookies

When you use and access our website, we may place a cookie file(s) in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes: to collect analytics, to store your preferences, and to enable advertisements delivery.

We use non-essential cookies on the website and we use different types of cookies to run the website, including:

  • Analytics and customization cookies that track user activity in their browsers, allowing website owners to better grasp how their site is being used.
  • Advertising cookies that are used to customize a user’s ad experience on websites based on their browsing history.

We also use cookies to collect or use information relating to how often a user visits our website, how long a user has spent browsing our website, what links were selected or pursued by users on our website (including information from any advertisement that you respond to), and demographic data provided, such as sex, age, title, and/or company information.  We may also collect and use information gathered from your IP address, the server your computer is logged onto, your browser type, the server your computer is logged onto, and the area code and/or zip code associated with your server.

The information collected in this process is not sold to any third parties.  We may elect to share information collected with Google Analytics for the purpose of developing the functionality of our website, marketing, and analytics. A link to the privacy policy for Google Analytics can be found here: We do not share your information with any other third-party company or for any other purpose.

We reserve the right to retain information collected for up to 90 days.

Why & How MCE Collects Information

By legal mandate with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), and California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”), we must use cookies to be transparent in the information we are collecting.

We utilize a pop-up banner as a method of maintaining privacy compliance. We obtain the prior consent (GDPR) from users to legally process their personal data, or they opt-out so users can be removed from cookie placement (CCPA).

This is a convenient method of informing users and ensuring that users are moving forward with both knowledge and consent.

Consent to Use of Cookies

By consenting to use of cookies in our pop-up banner, you acknowledge that this Cookie Policy is part of our Privacy Policy and agree to our use of cookies. By accessing or using our site, you also agree to be bound by all of its terms and conditions.  If you do not agree to these terms, please do not access or use this site or agree to accept the cookies.

How You Can Opt Out

Simply “decline all” on our cookie banner.  

If you initially consent to use of our cookies and later wish to withdraw your consent, please notify us at [email protected].

You also have the option to refuse or withdraw consent to our use of cookies by modifying your browser preferences, and in so doing, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. Please be advised that if you elect to reject all cookies, there may be parts of our website that do not fully function for your viewing and participation thereon.

Further Information About Cookies

We reserve the right to make changes to this Cookie Policy at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date of this Cookie Policy. Any changes or modifications will be effectively immediately upon posting the update Cookie Policy on the website.

Your continued use of our website after consenting to the use of cookies shall constitute your acknowledgement of the Cookie Policy and agreement to abide by and be bound by the policy.

If you have questions regarding this notice and our use of cookies, our Cookie Policy, or your dealings with our website, you can contact us as follows:

Michaud Cooley Erickson

333 South Seventh Street, Suite 1200

Minneapolis, MN 55402

Telephone: (612) 339-4941

E-mail: [email protected]