What is a cookie?
The term cookie refers to a small data file consisting to a set of text information that the site transmits to the web browser from your hard drive, either temporarily throughout your visit, or for longer periods depending on the type of cookie.
Cookies perform different operations (distinguish you from other visitors each time you return to the site and allow to remember how you interacted with the website, which is useful for several different purposes.) and are used by most websites to improve your user experience.
Each cookie is unique to your browser and contains some anonymous information. A cookie typically contains the name of the cookie field, the cookie's lifetime, and a value. (usually in the form of a randomly generated unique number)
Types of cookies.
Following are the types of cookies used by this website.
These are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file during your visit and are erased when you close your browser at the end of your surfing session.
These remain on your hard drive even after you close your browser, until you erase them, or they expire. (persistent cookies are set with expiration dates sometimes for one year or more)
Permanent cookies are used when the site administrator may need to know who you are for more than one visit. (e.g., to remember your username or your site configuration preferences)
Fist Party cookies.
These are cookies installed on your browser and/or hard drive of your device from the site you are visiting. This includes assigning a unique ID to you, in order to monitor your site navigation. Site creators often use first-party cookies to handle visits and for identification purposes.
Third Party cookies.
These are cookies used by third parties, such as social networks to track your visits to the various sites they advertise. The site administrator has no control over these third-party cookies.
Cookies on this site and how to manage them.
See the following information about the third-party cookies we use on this site, including how to disable them and the effect of disabling on the site’s functionality. If you need any help on how to manage certain types of cookies, including how to check or delete them, please visit www.aboutcookies.org.
Google Analytics cookies are performance analytics/logging cookies that allow us to collect anonymous information about how visitors use our site. These cookies can inform us on how many visitors use the site, the visit’s time and duration, and also provide information on how visitors navigate across the site. This information helps us improve the way our site works. They are anonymous information and do not contain personal information.
For more information on Google Analytics, please visit https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245
If you disable these cookies, your activity will not be counted or used in the statistics we collect to improve the services we provide through this site. Website functionality will not be affected.
Video providers cookies. (google, Vimeo, Daily Motion etc)
Video providers can place cookies on your device if you watch their video on our site. If you disable these cookies you may not be able to see the embedded videos on your site.
Social Network cookies.
Third party social networks can place cookies on your device if you choose to share a web page of our site with another third party social network site, by clicking on one of the share buttons. If you disable these cookies, you will not be able to share any of your content with third party social networks. If you disable these cookies you may not be able to see the embedded videos on our site.