How I use Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by many websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide usage information to the owners of the site.

Most web browsers allow you control of most cookies through your browser settings. The website gives straightforward information on user management and deletion of cookies. Alternatively, your browser’s Help function should give you information on this.

The following explains the cookies used and why I use them:

I use Cloudflare for speedy and efficient delivery of my website. In addition, Cloudflare provides a security overlay to help protect the website from hackers.

Cloudflare sets one cookie ( __cfduid ) which is NECESSARY for the efficient use of the website.

Click here for Cloudflare’s privacy policy

I use Catapult Theme’s Cookie Consent to alert you to my use of cookies.

In order to do this, Cookie Consent needs to set a cookie ( catAccCookies ) to permit your choices to be retained in between visits to my website. This cookie is NECESSARY in order to permit your choices to be retained in between visits to the website.

I use Google Analytics to provide information as to the number and frequency of visitors to my website as well as which pages are visited.

Google sets six cookies (__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmt, __utmv, __utmz) to capture this information. They are OPTIONAL – you can elect to block or delete them without affecting your use of this website.

Click here for Google’s privacy policy

Third Party Websites
This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site which link to third-party websites.

Additionally, this website permits you to use social media sharing tools provided by Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Each of these providers may set their own cookies as part of this process and I would encourage you to check their respective privacy statements.

Changes to this policy
I keep my cookie policy under review. This page was last updated on 15 February 2017.

How to contact me
Requests for further information about my cookie policy should be emailed to [email].

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