- I will not collect unnecessary information about you
- I will never sell your personal information to a third party
- I will keep this page up-to-date and make you aware of any changes
In internet parlance, a cookie is a small text file that is stored on the web browser of your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. They are used to do various things like help a site remember the items in your shopping cart or your login details.
Cookies are used by most major sites to improve user experience. As simple text files, they cannot search through your computer or find out information about you.
Cookies can be divided into two types: session and persistent. Session cookies last as long as you visit a site and are deleted upon leaving it. Persistent cookies are not deleted after you visit a site and will remain in your browser's subfolder for a pre-determined amount of time.
How Crosscourt View Uses Them
Google Analytics - these are used to help me understand, among other things, where my audience comes from, their age and gender, what brings them to the site and what posts are most popular.
Google AdSense - these are used to determine the most relevant advertisements to show. I make an effort to only display useful ads in a non-obtrusive fashion.
Facebook - used by the social network to identify users.
Twitter - like Facebook, used to identify users.
While cookies are essential for the smooth running of websites, you are able to delete and block them if you so wish. Here are some links to help you control cookies in your web browser:
You can also find a wealth of useful information about cookies at allaboutcookies.org.
Stephen Higgins, Creator of Crosscourt View