Last Updated September 27, 2019
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies and similar technologies are very small text documents or pieces of code, which often include an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website or use a mobile application, a computer asks your computer or mobile device for permission to store this file on your computer or mobile device and access information from it. Information gathered through cookies and similar technologies may include the date and time of visits and how you are using the particular website or mobile application. Cookies are used by us as part of our Website and they are also used by some of our third party partners.
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By using the Website you acknowledge that we may store and access essential cookies on your computer or other device. Essential cookies are cookies which are essential for the operation of our Website.
Further, where you give permission, we may also store and access certain non-essential cookies on your computer or other device. These cookies are not essential to the operation of our Website but allow us to provide additional functionality or to gather additional information about your use of our Website. You are not obliged to give consent to our use of non-essential cookies and we will not place such cookies until you have given your consent.
If you wish to block or delete cookies, or you would like to withdraw consent to our use of non-essential cookies, you can find out how to do so below.
WHAT DO WE DO WITH COOKIES?
We use “analytics” cookies. These, along with other information, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people using the Website and which features of our Website are most popular.
We use this information to improve the Website. We do not generally store any information that you provide to us in a cookie.
WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE ON OUR WEBSITE?
The table below sets out more information about the individual cookies used on our Website and the purposes for which they are used:
|__cfduid||Yes||The "__cfduid" cookie is set by the CloudFlare service to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis.||One year and six months.|
|TDCPM, TDID||Yes||The “TDCPM” and “TDID” cookies are set by the CloudFlare service to register a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.||One year.|
|_drip_client_6994213||Yes||The “_drip_client_6994213” cookie is issued by WP Smush Pro and checks if the pro version is being used on backend.||Two years.|
|_ga, 1P_JAR, GMAIL RTT, OTZ, S, SIDCC||Yes||
Our Website contains cookies from Google, including Google Analytics, which is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. The “_ga” cookie is used by Google Analytics to distinguished Website users. The “1_P JAR” cookie is used to gather website statistics and track conversion rates. “GMAIL_RTT” is a cookie that relates to Google services (such as Google Maps or Gmail). “OTZ” is a cookie used by Google Analytics that provides an aggregate analysis of Website visitors. The “S” cookie may collect certain information used to help improve services, including the pages users visit most often and whether users get error messages from certain pages. This cookie may also be used to anonymously measure the effectiveness of PPC (pay per click) and affiliate advertising. “SIDCC” is a security cookie to protect a user’s data from unauthorized access.
For more information about Google Analytics, please see:
|Session to two years.|
|APISID, HSID, NID, SAPISID, SID, SSID||Yes||Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Google Map. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behavior of Google Maps users.||Most of the cookies expire 10 years after your last visit to a page containing a Google Map.|
|DSID, IDE||Yes||"DSID" and “IDE” are used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the Website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.||One year and six months.|
|_hp2_id.239520955||Yes||This cookie issued by Heap Analytics is used to track user behavior on the Website, which allows us to better understand how users are using the Website. This cookie issued by Heap Analytics is used to track user behavior on the Website, which allows us to better understand how users are using the Website.||Two years.|
|wordpress_logged_in_8a3504527b925fcc1dc30ec8c4af90ee||Yes||This cookie issued by WordPress tracks if a user is currently logged into admin.||Session.|
|wordpress_test_cookie||Yes||WordPress sets this cookie when you navigate to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies.||Session.|
|wp-settings-2, wp-settings-time-2||Yes||WordPress uses these cookies to customize the Website’s view of admin interface and possibly also the main Website interface.||One year.|
|wpe-auth||Yes||WordPress admins only. This cookie allows access to the WPEngine plugin within the WordPress admin dashboard.||Session.|
|xs||Yes||This cookie from Facebook collects statistical information on the behavior of a browser on sites with social plugins, such as the like button, to help distinguish patterns that look like an attacker from patterns that look like a real person.||Six months.|
|act, c_user, datr, fr, presence, sb, wd||Yes||These cookies allow users to share content with Facebook contacts. Users will also able to tell if Facebook friends 'Liked' any content on the Website in the past. The cookies will also send some non-personal data to Facebook to gather aggregate information on how people interact with websites that use the like button.||Session to two years.|
|APISID, HSID, LOGIN_INFO, PREF, SAPISID, SID, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC||Yes||These cookies allow YouTube to collect usage information for YouTube hosted videos.||Most of the cookies expire 10 years after your last visit to a page containing a YouTube video, although some expire sooner.|
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU REFUSE, BLOCK OR DELETE COOKIES?
CAN YOU BLOCK COOKIES?