I use a number of different cookies on my site. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then I recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.
The list below describe the cookies I use on this site and what I use them for. Currently I operate an “implied consent” policy which means that I assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)
First Party Cookies
These are cookies that are set by this website directly.
You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/
WordPress: My website runs the popular WordPress CMS and cookies are used to store basic data on your interactions with WordPress, and whether you have logged into WordPress. I use a session cookie to remember your log-in for you if you are a registered user and I deem these as being strictly necessary to the working of the website. If these are disabled then various functionality on the site will be broken.
More information on session cookies and what they are used for at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/session-cookies-used-for.html
Third Party Cookies
These are cookies set on your machine by external websites whose services are used on this site. Cookies of this type are the sharing buttons across the site allow visitors to share content onto social networks. Cookies are currently set by , Twitter, Facebook and Google+ . In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of my website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website.
You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.