Website Cookie Policy Page

Website Cookie Usage Description

by and - last updated on 4/2/2024

Websites use cookies for various reasons to enhance user experience, improve functionality, and gather valuable information. Cookies are small text files stored on a user\'s device that track online activities. Firstly, they enable essential functions, such as remembering login credentials and maintaining items in a shopping cart, streamlining the user experience. Additionally, cookies aid in website analytics, providing insights into user behavior, preferences, and demographics. This data helps businesses optimize their websites, personalize content, and tailor marketing strategies.

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 we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We 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 We Use Cookies

We 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 the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

Social Media Cookies

We do not directly interact or offer advertisements from any Social Media sites. If you choose to "follow us", you may do so at our Social Media Page, which is not part of our Website infrastructure.

Third Party Cookies

In some special 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 which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution 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. No personal data is required by or requested by Google Analytics.

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

  • A Third party analytic (Matomo) is used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. 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. No personal data is required by or requested by Matomo. Your IP address is anonymised and stored in a database at our Internet Service Provider's location.

  • The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit 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.

  • Several partners advertise on our behalf and affiliate tracking cookies simply allow us to see if our customers have come to the site through one of our partner sites so that we can credit them appropriately and where applicable allow our affiliate partners to provide any bonus that they may provide you for making a purchase. These partners consist of Amazon, Rakuten and Flex Links Pro. No personal data is required or requested by, any of these advertising affiliates.

More Information

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