Privacy and Cookies Policy

Overview

Effective: 1st May 2012; updated 1 May 2015

CookieLawInfo is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This webpage tells you the data protection and privacy practices for CookieLawInfo.com, specifically:

  • What personally identifiable information is collected
  • Which organisation is collecting this information
  • How this information is used
  • Our policy on sharing this information
  • How we protect your information
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in this information

Plain English Summary

We take your privacy very seriously.

Children (under 18s) are not eligible to use our services and should not submit any personal information to CookieLawInfo.com.

CookieLawInfo.com does not actively track you as an individual.

Should you send us an email via the contact form below, your name, email address and message will be emailed to us (as you would expect). This information is kept private. We will store this information within our own email system so that we are able to respond to you.

Should you comment on a blog post or web page on this site, then your name, email address, IP address and message will be stored in our website database (as you would expect). This makes your name, website address and comment (but not your email address) viewable by the general public on the website.

The website does use some cookies when you browse this website. These are used to ensure proper running of this website, and also to help us improve your experience when browsing.

If you don’t know what cookies are or if you would like to find out more, please read our guide “What are cookies? A 2 minute guide”.

NONE OF THE INFORMATION WE GATHER VIA COOKIES IDENTIFIES YOU AS AN INDIVIDUAL – IT IS ALL ENTIRELY ANONYMOUS.

The cookies we use are detailed below:

CookieTypeDurationDescription
_ga02 yearsThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, camapign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randoly generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gat01 minute

This cookies is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the colllection of data on high traffic sites.

_gh_sess1This cookie is used to preserve users states across page requests.
_gid01 dayThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the wbsite is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages viisted in an anonymous form.
6fcaffb3c785bd6c33c102d6ee877da1049 years ago
cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisement011 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The purpose of this cookie is to check whether or not the user has given their consent to the usage of cookies under the category ‘Advertisement’.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics011 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The purpose of this cookie is to check whether or not the user has given the consent to the usage of cookies under the category ‘Analytics’.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary011 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The purpose of this cookie is to check whether or not the user has given the consent to the usage of cookies under the category ‘Necessary’.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance011 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The purpose of this cookie is to check whether or not the user has given the consent to the usage of cookies under the category ‘Performance’.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-preferences011 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The purpose of this cookie is to check whether or not the user has given the consent to the usage of cookies under the category ‘Preferences’.
has_recent_activity01 hourThis cookie is used to signal to the code repository website if the user has browsed other website resources during the current session.
JCS_INENREF01 hourThe cookie is a part of the website security measures and is used for anti-spam purposes.
JCS_INENTIM01 hourThe cookie is a part of the website security measures and is used for anti-spam purposes.
NCS_INENTIM01 hourThe cookie is a part of the website security measures and is used for anti-spam purposes.
PHPSESSID0This cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users’ unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookies and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.
SJECT150This cookie is native to PHP applications, and is used to establish user sessions.
viewed_cookie_policy01 hourThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.

To delete the cookie used to remember if you have viewed this policy or not, click here: Delete Cookies

To find out how to delete cookies, please read our guide “How to delete cookies”.

Which organisation is collecting this information

CookieLawInfo.com is a website owned by Mozilor Technologies. CookieLawInfo is primarily an open source project and something the author has chosen to give to the WordPress community, licensed under GPL2.

How this information is used

If you have chosen to share it with us, we use your email address to contact you in reply to your message, or to send you our newsletter. f you have entered your email address to leave a comment on the blog, it is used to identify your comment, however it is not displayed on the website or shared with any third party.

We may also use your email to help resolve issues or disputes, for example if you tell us that you cannot see any of your posts on the website, we would probably search our database using your email address to help diagnose the problem.

Our disclosure of this information

We do not share your personal information or email address with third parties.

Email opt-out

Just like you, we hate spam. We do not send you spam emails.

You may opt-out of our emails at any time. An ‘unsubscribe’ link is included in all of our email newsletters.

Protection of your information

CookieLawInfo.com uses best endeavour to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information but we do not use encryption (such as SSL) or firewalls to further protect the information as it travels across the Internet. We do not believe that the personal information we collect warrants this level of security. It is important to be aware that there is no such thing as “perfect internet security”.

How to correct inaccurate information

Once posted, you cannot change or remove any comments you have submitted on our website pages and/or posts. However, if you would like to have this information removed please contact us and we will do this for you.

You should know that because of technical constraints, all information is never completely removed from our databases. Therefore, you should not expect that all of your personally identifiable information will be completely removed from our databases in response to your requests that it be removed. We will aim to remove all publicly-facing information.

How to contact us

Please use the contact form on this site to contact us.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

From time to time we may update this Privacy Policy in line with website changes that may affect the personal information we gather about you. It is assumed that you accept such changes if you continue to use the site and services. If you do not accept such changes then you should stop using CookieLawInfo.com’s website and services, and contact us (details above) if you would like any information removed.

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