Last Updated: 28Apr2022
What are Cookies?
Cookies are files with a small amount of data. Your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) receives these files. The cookies makes your online experience easier by saving (“remembering”) certain information about your browsing activity. The cookie may collect information like:
- your device like the device’s IP address
- your browser type
- demographic data
- the URL of the linking page if you access the Service via another website
How Cookies work
Websites send cookies to your browser and they store on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies. The browser stores persistent cookies as valid until you delete them. Session cookies expire when the web browser closes.
The website you visit creates first-party cookies. Our Service uses first-party cookies to reduce spam in comments. So, all comments are reviewed before approval. If you leave a comment on our Site, you may opt-in to save information. Doing so will save your name, email address and (optional) website in cookies. This is for your convenience so you don’t have to fill in your details again should you leave another comment. If saved, your comments may be automatically approved.
Behavioral advertising and analytics partners frequently use third-party cookies. Another domain creates these cookies and not the website you visit. Our Site uses third-party cookies via Google-Analytics to improve our Service for our users. The information gathered tracks:
- the web browser used to visit our site
- the amount of time you spent on our site
- the pages you visit
How you can respond to Cookies in your browser
You can chose to disable or selectively turn-off cookies in your browser settings. Alternatively, you can manage preferences in Ad Blocker programs such as Norton Internet Security. You can also disable existing cookies and clear the cache in your browser settings. You can also instruct your browser to refuse all cookies. Additionally, you can set your browser to indicate when cookies are sent. To opt out of cookies stored by Google Analytics, you can install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. However, disabling or turning off cookies may affect how you are able to interact with our Site.