This website ( uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to provide you with the best experience while using the site and any service. This policy is effective as soon as you access or use the site and accept cookie usage.

Cookies are small text files that are saved by your web browser on your computer or phone when you browse around websites. They help make websites work better and in some cases at all. EU legislation means that I have to ask for permission from you to set cookies on your computer.

Cookie usage

Reasons for using cookies include:

  • Helping to make the website work
  • Improving the speed/security of the site
  • Making improvements to the website over time
  • Keeping the website well maintained

I do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks (there are no such adverts)
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies I use below.

Granting permission to use cookies

If the settings of your browser are adjusted to accept cookies, I take this to mean that you are fine with cookies. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from this website, you can learn how to do this below. Just note, by not accepting cookies will likely mean that the site might not work as well as you would expect (and it doesn’t help me one bit).

More about cookies

Website functionality cookies

I use cookies to make the website work. These include:

  • Allowing you to add comments to the blog
  • Providing a cache to make the site load more quickly
  • A solution to squish link spam

Other cookies

This website includes functionality provided by third parties. This includes cookies associated with the Google Analytics included in the site.

Turning cookies off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser setting to stop it accepting cookies. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of this website and the vast majority of many other websites. Cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.

If you want to know more about the cookies used on this site, feel free to contact me.

First published: 3rd August 2020
Last updated: 3rd August 2020