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Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies? 

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how I use it and why I sometimes need to store these cookies. I will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored, however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

(For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.)

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the use 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. You can learn how to manage cookies on your web browser by following this guide

Account related cookies

If you create an account on this site then it will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out, however they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

 Login related cookies

    The site uses cookies when you are logged in so that it can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that only you can access restricted features and areas (such as your account details) when logged in.

 Orders processing related cookies

    This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that it can be processed properly.

    Forms related cookies
    When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third Party Cookies

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping businesses understand how you use the site and ways that your experience can be improved. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit, allowing me keep this information in mind when modifying the content of the website. This information is anonymous and usually seen in terms of graphs and statistics only, and is solely for the eyes of the person running the website.

    (For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page)

More Information

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 this site. 

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