Cookies and how they benefit you
This site’s cookies help to:
- Make this website work as you’d expect
- Remember your settings during and between visits
- Improve the speed/security of the site
- Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
- Continuously improve the website for you
- Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
- Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
- Pass data to advertising networks
- Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
- Pay sales commissions
You can learn more about all the cookies I use below
Cookies on this website
|CIVIC – Cookie Control cookies. These cookies are set in order to remember preferences in regards to cookies.|
|_utma||Google Analytics – I use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website.Google Analytics stores IP address anonymously on its servers, and neither abfablife or Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information.These cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to the site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session.
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Youtube – I use YouTube to embed videos on on my website. The PREF cookie is set by YouTube and is a 3rd party cookie served by the domain youtube.com. It may be set when a visitor to this website clicks the ‘Share’ button on an embedded YouTube video. This cookie may be used by YouTube to store session preferences that relate to your activity when watching the embedded videos. Although the embedded videos do not set cookies themselves and can be played with no cookies set, if the ‘Share’ button is clicked YouTube will set these two cookies. The VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE cookie attempts to estimate your bandwidth and the use_hitbox cookie increments the ‘views’ counter on the YouTube video. These cookies don’t gather information that identifies a user. You can find out more about YouTube’s position on privacy at: www.youtube.com/t/privacy_at_youtube|
|comment_author||WordPress – When visitors comment on my blog, cookies are stored on their computer. This is purely a convenience, so that the visitor won’t need to re-type all their information again when they want to leave another comment.The commenter cookies are set to expire a little under one year from the time they’re set.|
|_uset (3rd party cookie)||ShareThis – Two ShareThis.com cookies are currently used to identify users and their sharing behavior.’_stid’ is a random unique identifier not tied to any personally identifiable information, and ‘_uset’ is set to “true” to indicate when a user has been cookied so that ShareThis do not repeat the task in the next 8 hours.You can unsubscribe from these cookies at http://sharethis.com/privacy.|
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|UIDR (3rd party cookie)||Scorecard Research – Additional cookies created by ShareThis – used by ShareThis to analyse how large their audience is. You can unsubscribe from these cookies at http://sharethis.com/privacy.|
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- Remembering your search settings
- Allowing you to add comments to my site
If you are not happy with these cookies being set, please do not use the blog section of my website.
Third party functions
My site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video.
Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties.
Social Website Cookies
So you can easily ‘Like’ or share my content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter, I have included sharing buttons on my website.
The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.
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