Cookies Policy

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site re: statistical and behavioural analysis of visitors. Use of cookies on this site will not be sold or marketed to third parties. If you wish, you can configure your browser to stop accepting cookies from websites.

The information on how to do this will be in your browser’s documentation. Please be aware that your browser is probably configured to accept all cookies by default. Listed below are the cookies used on this site and why:

Cookie Type Cookie Name Cookie Description
WordPress wp-settings-2,
wp-settings-time-2
Used by WordPress, the Content Management System powering this website.
doubleclick.net _fbp, DSID, IDE Cookie _fbp is used by Facebook for targeting and advertising purposes to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. “DSID” contains a hashed/encrypted unique ID to note specific user identities. “IDE” tracks visitor activity and any advertising the end user may have seen before visiting this website.
Google googlepersonalization Google seek to improve your search experience based on web history and previous searches. Information is logged either because you’re signed into a browser using your Google account or on past search history logged by the specific browser’s cookie if you’re not signed in via a Google account.
Google Analytics _ga, _gat, _gid The _ga cookie distinguishes unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. “_gat” is a performance cookie which limits collection of data on high traffic websites. “gid” simply stores a unique user session identifier..
Quantcast Cookie Consent Control _cmpQcif3pcsupported, _cmpQc3pChkKey, euconsent, eupubconsent Cookies beginning “_cmp” check to see if the website visitor has accepted the cookie consent box. Ones containing “euconsent” verify if the browser being used accepts cookies.
LinkedIn Profile Widget _ga, _gat, _guid, _lipt, aam_uuid, bcookie, ELOQUA, jobs_hru, lang, li_oatml, liap, lidc, spectroscopyld, UserMatchHistory Cookies utilised by the LinkedIn profile widget on my blog post sidebar to track user interaction between the widget and personal LinkedIn profile, they’re also linked to LinkedIn Ad analytics. “bcookie” is a Browser ID cookie set from LinkedIn share buttons and tags.

If you’d like to learn more about cookies please look at www.allaboutcookies.org