Cookies

What are cookies?

As is common practice on almost all professional websites, this site uses cookies, which are small files that are downloaded to your computer, to enhance your experience. This page describes what information they collect, how we use it, and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored, however, this may degrade or 'break' certain elements of the site's functionality.

For more general information about cookies, please see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How we use cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons, detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases, there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave all cookies if you are unsure whether you need them, in case they are used to provide a service you use.

Disabling cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser's help for how to do this). Please note that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites you visit. Disabling cookies will generally also result in disabling certain functions and features of this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The cookies we set

  • Account-related cookies If you create an account with us, we will use cookies for the management of the registration process and general administration. These cookies will generally be deleted when you log out; however, in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when you log out.
  • Login-related cookies We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in each time you visit a new page. These cookies are usually deleted or erased when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when you log in.

Third-party cookies

In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you may encounter through this site.

  • This site uses Google Analytics, which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web to help us understand how you use the site and ways we can improve your experience. These cookies can track things like how long you spend on the site and the pages you visit so that we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information about Google Analytics cookies, please see the official Google Analytics page.
  • The Google AdSense service we used to serve ads uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limits the number of times you are shown a particular ad. For more information about Google AdSense, please see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.

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Hopefully, that's cleared things up for you and, as mentioned above, if there's something you're not sure whether you need or not, it's generally safer to leave cookies enabled in case you interact with one of the features you use on our site. However, if you are still looking for more information, you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.

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