This privacy notice tells you what information is collected when you visit this website, what is done with it and how you can delete and control cookies.
Like many websites, when someone visits this website, it collects standard Internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. This is done to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is collected in a way which does not identify anyone. I do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting the website. I will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. I will not pass this information to anyone else.
|Cookie Source||Cookie Name||Data stored in the cookie and its purpose||Default Expiration Time|
Google Analytics does not store any personal information about your website users. Read the Google Analytics privacy document for more details. Google also have a browser plugin for various browsers that allows users to opt out of their analytics.
They are described individually below.
|Google Analytics||__utmt||Used to throttle request rate.||10 minutes|
|Google Analytics||__utmc||Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.||End of browser session|
|Google Analytics||__utmv||Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.||2 years from set/update|
|WordPress||PHPSESSID||This is used to remember that you have accepted cookies on this website.||1 month|
|WordPress||catAccCookies||This is used to keep track of your session on the website.||End of browser session|
|WordPress||cart_in_use||This is used to record simply that you are using the shopping cart. It does not store any personal or purchasing information.||1 day|
If you wish to view cookies from a website, consult your browser’s help pages.
Changing browser settings to accept or reject cookies
If you wish to prevent all cookies from being placed on your computer, you will need to change your browser settings to reject cookies. How to do this will depend on which browser you use and further details for the most popular browsers is provided here. However, this may severely affect how web pages look and how they function and some websites may not display at all.
For other browsers, consult the browser’s help pages or the browser’s supplier.
For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone please refer to your phone’s manual or the manufacturer’s website.
Information regarding the PECR on cookies can be found on the website of the Information Commissioner’s Office.
The Internet Advertising Bureau website Your Online Choices allows you to install opt-out cookies across different advertising networks.
Google has developed a browser add-on to allow users to opt-out of Google Analytics across all websites which use this popular analytics product.
New technologies such as Mozilla’s Do Not Track allow you to tell websites not to track you.
Internet Explorer has a feature called Tracking Protection Lists which allows you to import a list of websites you want to block.
Many browsers, including Chrome and Firefox, allow you to prevent third-party websites setting cookies. Consult your browser’s help pages for further information.
If you subscribe to the RSS feeds using an RSS Reader, no information about you or your subscription is retained.
When you visit this website, standard Internet server log information is collected. This includes browser data, your IP address and the pages you visit. This is stored in the website server logs as it is done on most other websites you visit.
Use of personal information
Other than as stated above, this website does not use or collect any other personal information. No personal information is passed to others except where required by law.
Links to other websites
I accept no liability for any websites linked to from this website.
Changes to this privacy notice
This privacy notice is kept under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 04 October 2014.
If you have any queries about this privacy notice, please contact me.