1. COOKIES POLICY
1.2 We use these technologies to administer the blog, analyse trends, to track users’ movements around the blog. This page explains what these technologies are and sets out your rights to control our use of them.
1.3 When you first access the blog, you may receive a message advising you that cookies are in use. By clicking “accept”, closing the message, or continuing to browse, you signify that you understand and agree to the use of these technologies, as described in this Cookies Policy.
1.4 You do not have to accept cookies and consent can be withdrawn at any time (see How to Control Cookies, below). You can change your browser settings to refuse or restrict cookies, and you may delete them after they have been placed on your device at any time. If you do not accept or delete our cookies, some areas of our blog that you access may take more time to work, or may not function properly.
2. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
2.1 Cookies are small files containing a string of characters which we store on your computer or mobile device when you visit the blog. When you visit the blog again, the cookies allow us to recognise your browser. Cookies may store your preferences and other information but cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.
2.2 Cookies set by a website owner are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies”. Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on our blog (i.e. social media functions and analytics). Third parties that place cookies on the blog control the personal data they collect about you and are likely to be considered “data controllers” under European law. You are encouraged to read their privacy policies to understand their data processing activities, policies and procedures.
3. THE COOKIES WE USE
3.2 We use the following categories of cookies:
3.2.1 Strictly Necessary Cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our blog. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
3.2.2 Performance and Functionality Cookies. These are used to recognize you when you return to our blog. This enables us to personalize our content for you and remember your preferences, but are non-essential to the performance of the blog.
3.2.3 Analytical or Customization Cookies. These cookies collect information about how users access and move through the blog. We use this information in either aggregate form to help us to improve the way our Site works, or to personalize our blog to your interests.
3.2.4 Social Media Cookies. These cookies allow us to integrate social media functions into our blog and may also be used for advertising purposes.
4. How to Control Cookies
4.1 When you first access the blog, you may receive a message advising you that cookies are in use. By clicking “accept”, closing the message, or continuing to browse the blog, you signify that you understand and agree to the use of these technologies, as described in this Cookies Policy.
4.2 You do not have to accept cookies and consent can be withdrawn at any time, although you may not be able to use certain features on the blog. You can do this by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.
4.3 Please follow the links below to helpful information for the most popular browsers:
4.3.1 Microsoft Internet Explorer:
4.3.2 Google Chrome:
4.3.3 Mozilla Firefox:
4.3.4 Apple Safari:
5.2 We may edit this policy from time to time. Please check this policy regularly for any changes.
5.3 Should you have other questions or concerns about our cookies policy and practices, please contact us at [email protected].