What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognise you and make your next visit easier and more efficient. You can find out more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org
The law states that we can store cookies on your machine if they are essential to the operation of this site but that we need your permission before using any other type of cookie.
Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.
When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web Browser.
We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:
Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.
The cookies we use
We use the following types of cookies on our website:
Google Analytics cookies:
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website e.g. which pages visitors go to most often. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor but provide a free web analytics service to website owners.
_ga: Used to distinguish users – Default expiration time: 2 years
_gid: Used to distinguish users – Default expiration time: 24 hours
_gat: Used to throttle request rate – Default expiration time: 1 minute
AMP_TOKEN: Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service – Default expiration time: 30 seconds to 1 year
_gac_ Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and AdWords accounts, AdWords website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out – Default expiration time: 90 days
What are your choices regarding cookies
When accessing the Service the cookies noted above are automatically added to your computer. You may choose to block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.
Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
By clicking on the “Accept Cookies” tab on the cookie pop-up on our site or my continuing to use the Service, we deem that you have provided your consent to the use of the above named cookies.
If you have any queries about your personal information or any questions on our use of the information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org