How and why we use cookies

We use cookies on this website to track usage data and to improve your experience as a user. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer, and you will find instructions on doing so next in this section. Just know that this may prevent you from having a smoother experience on our website.

Browser-specific instructions for blocking and removing cookies

Internet Explorer
Google Chrome
Safari iOS
Turn off cookies in the browser
Windows Phone
Changing privacy and other browser settings

Detailed information on the 4 types of cookies this website uses


Type: Persistent
Duration: 1 Year
WordPress is the Content Management System (CMS) that runs this website. It uses cookies when logging in and out and for remembering some of your settings. They are essential for proper website operation. They are only set if you are a registered user, so for most people it is not set at all. User data is all anonymous.

Blog/Post Comments

Type: Persistent
Duration: 1 Year
If you leave a comment on the website e.g. on a page, article or blog post, then a cookie may be stored to “remember” your email address for the next time you post (should you choose the “remember me” option).

Cookies Policy

Type: Persistent
Duration: 1 Year
In the header of each web page on this site you will see a message alerting you of our privacy and cookie policy. If you’ve seen this message once, you probably won’t want to see it again. We use a cookie to remember this setting. User data is all anonymous.

Google Analytics

Type: Persistent
Duration: 1 Year (_ga cookie) and 10 minutes (_gat cookie)
To understand how people use our site, and to discover areas on our site with issues, we use Google Analytics. Most websites use some sort of analytics program like this. The data it collects helps us see things like how many people visit our site, which country they are from, how many pages they visited, how fast our site loaded, and so on. All data collected is completely anonymous, it does not identify you as an individual in any way.

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