A cookie is a small text file that’s placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Some cookies are deleted when you close your browser, while others are stored more permanently. Cookies cannot contain viruses, or read information stored on your computer.
Google Analytics I use Google Analytics to understand how you use this site, allowing me to improve the information that I provide. Google Analytics works by using cookies. The data that is collected is general, demographic information about visits to my website. For example, I am able to find out which pages of my website are visited most often, how long visits last, and the sort of devices visitors are using.
The cookies Google Analytics use to do this are: google-analytics.com. The data collected by Google Analytics will be stored for fourteen months, after which time it will be automatically deleted.
Saving your cookie preferences I use Silktide Insights to keep track of whether you have have agreed to accept the cookies on my website, or not.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:
Blocking all cookies will make many websites less useable and may stop some of the features on websites from working.
See my privacy notice for more information about how I use your information.