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Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer hard drive. Cookies allows websites to respond to you as an individual.

Among the main cookies that are used on this site, we have:

Google Analytics: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Read Google Privacy to find out more.
You can opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites by making use of the Google Analytics opt-out tool. Specifically:  _utma, _utmb, _utmc ,_utmz

The CMS: We use a WordPress CMS for this site. This system uses cookies for logged in users and commentators. These cookies are purely a convenience, set up so that the visitor won’t need to re-type all their information again if they want to leave another comment. To find out more please read WordPress Cookies.

We sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube, Vimeo, Flickr, etc. As a result, when you visit a page with embedded content from one of these sites, you may be presented with their own cookies.

You may choose to accept or decline cookies. Disabling cookies preferences may limit the full experience of our site.

DISABLING COOKIES IN POPULAR DESKTOP BROWSERS

Firefox version 3.5 or later

  • In the “Tools” menu, select “Options”
  • Under the “Firefox will:” dropdown, select “Use custom settings for history”
  • Uncheck the “Accept Cookies from Sites” box to block all cookies Or
  • Click the “Exceptions” button to enter specific websites that you wish to allow/disallow to set cookies

Internet Explorer version 6 or later

  • In the “Tools” menu, select “Internet Options”
  • Click the “Privacy” tab
  • Move the “Settings” slider up or down to adjust your cookie acceptance settings (moving the slider all the way to the top will block all cookies) Or
  • Click the “Sites” button to enter specific websites that you wish to allow/disallow to set cookies

Safari version 4 or later

  • Click the geared wheel icon in the top right of your browser window.
  • Select “Preferences”
  • Select the “Security” tab
  • Under “Accept Cookies:”, click the “Never” option to block all cookies

Chrome version 4 or later

  • Click the wrench icon in the top right of your browser window
  • Select “Options”
  • Click the “Under the Hood” tab
  • Click the “Content Settings” button
  • Click the option to “Block sites from setting any data” to block all cookies Or
  • Click the “Exceptions” button to enter specific websites that you wish to allow/disallow to set cookies

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

The site may contain links to other websites of interest. We cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites; such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.