Cookies and how we use them
Cookies are small text files that can be placed on your computer by websites you visit, which are used widely to make websites work properly or more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site, and/or their service providers.
Most browser software will allow you to turn off cookies, but you should note that doing so may cause some website functionality to stop working.
Check your browser's help or privacy settings if you want to turn cookies off.
The cookies used on this site include the following:
Cookies for Website Traffic Monitoring and Improvements
1. Google Analytics creates 4 cookies, __utma,__utmb,__utmc and __utmz.
We use Google Analytics to monitor our website's performance, and how visitors use it so we can make improvements to the user experience. If we use Google Adwords or Google A/B testing, these may also utilise a cookie for the same purposes as Analytics.
Cookies for User Convenience
2. We use a simple cookie to help remember login details for our site's admin panel and also for our Blog admin panel. These are for user convenience only, and no information is collected or shared with anyone.
Essential Cookies for Website Functionality
This is an essential cookie that assigns a session to each visit to ensure the site's functionality works properly, that only lasts while you are on this site. No information is retained or shared with anyone.
An essential cookie which helps the website remember you after you have logged in, allowing you to utilise specific website functionality for logged in users only. No information is retained or shared with anyone.
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