COOKIE POLICY

Last updated June 13, 2020

PRIVACY:
No persona data is ever collected in this website, except for your email or other information you may provide for contacting me. Only anonymous analytical data is ever shared with third party (Google Analytics) and is never used to identify a single entity, contact you, or show you advertisement. Cookies are used to remember your blog likes since user registration is disabled.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by website owners in order to make their websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.
Cookies set by the website owner  are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies”. Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (e.g. like advertising, interactive content and analytics). The parties that set these third party cookies can recognize your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites.

Why do we use cookies?

We use first and third party cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our Websites to operate, and we refer to these as “essential” or “strictly necessary” cookies. Other cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Online Properties. Third parties serve cookies through our Websites for advertising, analytics and other purposes. This is described in more detail below.
The specific types of first and third party cookies served through our Websites and the purposes they perform are described below (please note that the specific cookies served may vary depending on the specific Online Properties you visit):

Essential website cookies:

These cookies are used for two purpose, to remember your blog post likes and to remember your login information. Since I have disable login in this website except for my own use, the cookie here is only used to remember your website likes.


Analytics and customization cookies (shared with third party):

These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our Websites are being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our Websites for you.

Name: _ga
Purpose: It records a particular ID used to come up with data about website usage by the user. It is a HTTP cookie that expires after 2 years.
Provider: .revoconner.com
Service: Google Analytics View Service Privacy Policy
Country: United States
Type: http_cookie
Expires in: 1 year 11 months 29 days
Name: _gid
Purpose: Keeps an entry of unique ID which is then used to come up with statistical data on website usage by visitors. It is a HTTP cookie type and expires after a browsing session.
Provider: .revoconner.com
Service: Google Analytics View Service Privacy Policy
Country: United States
Type: http_cookie
Expires in: 1 day
Name: _gat#
Purpose: Enables Google Analytics regulate the rate of requesting. It is a HTTP cookie type that lasts for a session.
Provider: .revoconner.com
Service: Google Analytics View Service Privacy Policy
Country: United States
Type: http_cookie
Expires in: 1 minute


Advertising cookies [I do not show adverts on this website and the facebook cookies are remnants of an obsolete code that I just haven’t found the time to remove]:

 

Name: fr
Purpose: Used by Facebook to collect a unique browser and user ID, used for targeted advertising.
Provider: .facebook.com
Service: Facebook View Service Privacy Policy
Country: Ireland
Type: server_cookie
Expires in: 2 months 29 days
Name: _fbp
Purpose: Facebook tracking pixel used to identify visitors for personalized advertising.
Provider: .revoconner.com
Service: Facebook View Service Privacy Policy
Country: United States
Type: http_cookie
Expires in: 2 months 29 days