General Policy & Terms
What are Cookies
For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.
These cookies only store information about your website usage – no personal data is stored there. This is normal practice & it serves to help improve your user experience & for future display of advertising.
Other Cookies We May Set
Account related cookies
Login related cookies
Email / newsletter related cookies
This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed / unsubscribed users.
Orders processing related cookies
Our websites may offer e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.
Surveys related cookies
Forms related cookies
When you submit data through a form, such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your details should the form submission process fail. No sensitive data is stored by these cookies.
Site preferences cookies
In order to provide you with a great experience on this site, we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we may need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page affected by your preferences.
Google / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram tracking remarketing programs
We may on occasion use well-known social media/ad & tracking platforms to track your website usage / serve you with ads. We may use first-party cookies (such as Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions, and other general ad service functions as they relate to our website.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt-out by visiting the Network Advertising initiative opt-out page or permanently using the Google Analytics ‘opt-out’ browser add-on.
We may use Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions 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.
We may use third-party to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content & a better user experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.
From time to time, we test new features and make subtle changes to the way the content is delivered. When we are still testing new features, these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent user experience whilst on the site, ensuring we understand which optimizations our users engage with the most.
Where we sell products, it’s important for us to understand sales statistics, for this purpose we may use sales tracking cookies. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.
The Google AdSense service we use to serve adverts uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limits the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.
For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.
We may use adverts to offset the costs of running this site and provide funding for further development. The behavioral / advertising cookies used by this site are designed to ensure that we provide you with the most relevant adverts where possible by anonymously tracking your interests and presenting similar things that may be of interest to you.
Sometimes partners advertise on our behalf and use affiliate tracking cookies to allow us to see if our customers have come to the site directly or through one of our partner sites so that we can credit them appropriately with commissions.
We also may 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 like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Pinterest 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 privacy policies.
Disabling / Deleting Cookies
Disabling cookies could result in disabling certain functionality and features of this site. It’s therefore recommended that you leave all cookies turned on.
If you still wish to disable / delete cookies…
This is usually done by deleting your browsing history in your web browser. The procedure for this is different for each browser so you must follow the instructions on how to do this from your preferred browser’s help guides – simply search for ‘remove browsing history in YOUR WEB BROWSER’.
You can also learn more about how to manage / disable cookies on various popular web browsers by following the Browser Cookies Guide or Googling ‘how to disable cookies in YOUR WEB BROWSER’
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