Apr 1, 2020

I.    What Are Cookies?

This website uses cookies. Here is what you need to know about them. Cookies are small text files containing bits of information that are sent by a web server to your PC, laptop, or mobile device each time you visit a website. These files are then downloaded and saved onto your device. As a result, the next time you return to that same website, it uses the cookies to recognize your device.

II.    What Do Cookies Do?

Cookies do lots of different jobs. For instance, by remembering your preferences or login details, they allow you to navigate web pages more smoothly and help make websites more efficient. Cookies can also ensure that you see online ads that are targeted to your interests. Other times, cookies are used to collect anonymous statistical data such as your browser type, operating system, IP address, and browsing patterns. This data is then used for marketing and system administration purposes.

III.    Why Do We Use Cookies?

We use cookies for the following purposes:

» Browser Cookie Settings

If you visit our login page, a temporary cookie will be used to assess whether or not your browser allows cookies. It contains no personal data and will be automatically deleted as soon as you close your browser.

» Login Details

When you log in to your profile, several cookies will save your login details. These cookies last two days. However, if you opt in and select the “Remember me” option, your details will be saved for two weeks. If you log out of your profile, the login cookies will be deleted.

» Display Settings

When you log in to your profile, our cookies will save your display settings. This type of cookies lasts a year but will be deleted if you log out.

» Comments

When leaving a comment on our website, you may opt-in to save your name, email address, and website. This way, you will not have to re-enter your personal details the next time you comment. These cookies will be saved for a year.

» Editing and Publishing Content

If you edit or publish an article on our website, a cookie indicating the post ID of that article will be saved on your browser. This type of cookie contains no personal data and will expire in one day.