What Are Cookies
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You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
Third Party Cookies
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you. You can view/amend some of the settings that Google Ads holds about you using Google’s Ad Settings.
For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Reddit, Disqus, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.
You can view more information on how Google may use the aforementioned data in Google’s Policies.
The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) offers further information about Digital Advertising for Consumers. They also allow you to opt-out from selected participating advertising companies using their Ad Choices. Note that this will prevent advertising companies displaying adverts based on your behaviour and will not prevent the displaying of adverts in general.
We do not share your information
Any personally identifiable information that is used on this site (eg. in post comments) is not shared with any other party.
This may not be the case when using a social aspect in which you, the user, have shared that information.