Cookie Policy

Effective: May 20, 2018 / Updated: March 25, 2021

We use technologies on our site ( (“our site”) to help us provide you with the best possible experience when you browse our website, and also allow us to improve our site. These technologies include cookies, pixels, web beacons, and gifs, which we refer to on this page collectively as “cookies”.

This policy explains the different types of cookies used on our site and how you can control them.

We may change this Cookie Policy at any time. Any changes in this Cookie Policy will become effective when we make the revised Cookie Policy available on or through our site.

Any personal information that we collect through the use of cookies is obtained through transparent notice to you.

Please also see our Privacy Policy to understand the other ways in which we use information we collect about you.

By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

1. What Are Cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device. They are widely used to make websites functional, and add features that enhance user experience.

They can do this because websites can read and write these files, enabling them to recognise you and remember important information that will make your use of a website more convenient (e.g. by remembering your user preferences).

2. What Cookies Do We Use?

Below we list the different types of cookies we may use on our site.

Performance Cookies. Performance or analytics cookies collect information about your use of our site and enable us to improve the way it works. For example, performance cookies show us which pages on our site are the most visited, allow us to see overall patterns of usage on our site, and help us record any difficulties you have with our site. Cookies may also show us whether our advertising is effective or not.

Functionality Cookies. In some circumstances, we may use functionality cookies. Functionality cookies allow us to remember the choices you make on our site and to provide enhanced and more personalized features, such as customizing a certain web page, or keeping you logged in to premium content that you paid for, etc. All of these features help us to improve your visit to our site.

Cookies That We Use Include:

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

We offer an affiliate program to select websites or merchants who refer potential customers to our website via an affiliate link. When a visitor to our website clicks through an affiliate link (such as through third-party websites or email solicitations), we may assign an anonymous, unique identifier to the end user’s Internet browser or device via a cookie. This provides us with information for the purpose of paying third-parties affiliate commissions when a site visitor clicks on a link, creates a lead, or makes a purchase on our site.

Cookies By Third Parties

We also use some third party services on our site that may also create cookies, including:

Cloudflare: We use Cloudflare CDN (Content Delivery Network) for website security and to help our site load faster for readers all over the world. Cloudflare utilizes several cookies that help protect our site against attack (which also makes our visitors safer). You can view Cloudflare’s cookie policy here.

Google Analytics. We use Google Analytics to collect data about website usage. This data does not include personally identifiable information. You can view Google’s Privacy Policy here. You can opt out of Google Analytics here.

Google AdSense. Certain sections of our website may display ads served by the Google AdSense network, which serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to our website or other websites.  You can opt out of  third-party vendor’s use of cookies for personalized advertising by visiting

Facebook Pixels. From time to time, we may use Facebook Pixels to retarget website users for Facebook ads. This means that if you browse our website, you’re more likely to see our Facebook ads. You can view Facebook’s Privacy Policy here.

Affiliate Links & Advertisements. We participate in several affiliate networks for the purpose of monetizing our website by recommending relevant products, or serving ads tailored to the interests of our audience. These links or ads may use web beacons, pixels, or cookies to track the number of views/clicks a link gets. If you click on an out-pointing affiliate link from our website and visit one of our affiliate’s or advertiser’s website, a cookie may be created for the purpose of tracking whether or not you make a purchase for the purposes of assigning a commission to us for our referral.

Affiliate networks we participate in (and their privacy policies) include:

3. How Do I Control Cookies?

You may refuse to accept cookies from our site at any time by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse cookies. Further information about the procedure to follow in order to disable cookies can be found on your Internet browser provider’s website via your help screen.

You may wish to refer to for information on commonly used browsers.

For information on how to manage/block/delete cookies on your browser/devices:

You may specifically opt-out of data being collected and used by Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, not all features of our site may operate as intended.