Cookie Policy

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The website has the use of cookies. By using the website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy and the guidelines mentioned.

About Cookies
Cookies can be used by web servers to track and identify users as they navigate different pages on a website, and to identify users returning to a website or a blog.

Cookies are files, often including unique identifiers, that are sent by web servers to web browsers, and which may then be sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the main server.

Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies. A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date. A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is not open.

Cookies present on the website/blog.

We use both persistent cookies and session cookies on the website.

Usage of Cookies

Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information that we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies that are in play.

 

The cookies used on the website include those which are strictly necessary cookies for access and navigation, remember your choices (functionality cookies),cookies that track usage (performance cookies)  and cookies that provide you with targeted content or advertisements.

We may use the information we obtain from your use of our cookies for the following purposes:

  • to recognize your computer/desktop when you visit the website
  • to track you as you navigate the website and to enable the use of any e-commerce facilities
  • to improve the website’s usability and credibility.
  • to analyze the use of the website in the administration of the website.
  • to personalize the website for you, including targeting advertisements which may be of particular interest to you or your needs.
  • for third-party cookies.

When you use the website, you may also be sent third party cookies on your browser.

Our advertisers and service providers may send you cookies. They may use the information they obtain from your use of their cookies:

  • to track your browser across multiple websites and blogs
  • to build a profile of your web surfing antics
  • to target advertisements which may be of particular interest to you.

Blocking Cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies as a setting. For example:

  • in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector;
  • in Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, and un-checking “Accept cookies from sites” in the “Privacy” box.
  • in Google Chrome you can adjust your cookie permissions by clicking “Options”, “Under the hood”, Content Settings in the “Privacy” section. Click on the Cookies tab in the Content Settings.
  • in Safari you can block cookies by clicking “Preferences”, selecting the “Privacy” tab and “Block cookies”.

Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you may not be able to use certain features on the website (log on, access content, use search functions) and we will not be able to build a correct profile for you or your needs.

Deleting Cookies

You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer already:

  • in Internet Explorer, you must manually delete cookie files;
  • in Firefox, you can delete cookies by, first ensuring that cookies are to be deleted when you “clear private data” (this setting can be changed by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Settings” in the “Private Data” box) and then clicking “Clear private data” in the “Tools” menu.
  • in Google Chrome you can adjust your cookie permissions by clicking “Options”, “Under the hood”, Content Settings in the “Privacy” section. Click on the Cookies tab in the Content Settings.
  • in Safari you can delete cookies by clicking “Preferences”, selecting the “Privacy” tab and “Remove All Website Data”.

Removing cookies and disabling can have an effect on a website’s usability and ability to gather information for a better user-host relationship.