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.



HOW I USE COOKIES
I use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases, there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.



DISABLING COOKIES
You can prevent the setting of 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 this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.



THE COOKIES I SET
Account related cookies
If you create an account with me, then I will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out; however, in some cases, they may remain afterward to remember your site preferences when logged out.


Login related cookies
I use cookies when you are logged in so that I 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 you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.


Email newsletters related cookies
This site offers a newsletter subscription. Cookies may be used to remember if you have already signed up or whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribe/unsubscribed users.


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 I can process it 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.


Site preferences cookies
To provide you with a great experience on this site, I offer the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. To remember your preferences, I need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.


Third-Party Cookies
In some exceptional cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics, one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web. This helps me to understand how you use the site and ways that I can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit soIe can continue to produce engaging content.

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

Third-party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that I can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the website or pages you visit, which helps me to understand how I can improve the site for you.

From time to time, I test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When testing new features, these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience while on the site. While ensuring I understand which optimizations my users appreciate the most.

I sell products; therefore, the statistics of how many of my visitors actually makes a purchase is beneficial to me. This is the kind of data these cookies will track.

We also 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 including; Instagram and Pinterest will set cookies through our website. Which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.



MORE INFORMATION

Hopefully, this has clarified things for you. As mentioned earlier if you aren’t sure whether you need the cookies or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled. Just in case they do interact with one of the features you use on my site.

This Cookies Policy was created with the help of the Cookies Policy Template Generator and the Terms and Conditions Template.

However, if you are still looking for more information, then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods:

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