- Last updated: January 21st, 2020
What are Cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.
Cookies are NOT viruses.
Cookies use a plain text format. They are not compiled pieces of code so they cannot be executed nor are they self-executing. Accordingly, they cannot make copies of themselves and spread to other networks to execute and replicate again. Since they cannot perform these functions, they fall outside the standard virus definition.
Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.
NOTE: It is possible to browse our website with no loss of major functions when cookies are disabled in your browser.
- Acceptance Cookie: If you click accept on our cookie banner a small cookie will be placed on your computer to verify your acceptance and to stop the cookie banner displaying on every page of our site while you are browsing, or on subsequent visits to our website. This cookie expires one year after you click accept. If you revisit our site again after 1 year you will need to re-accept the cookie request banner if you wish to continue browsing our web site.
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- Via Adsense, we no longer use personalized advertising for visitors from California in accordance with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), or the U.K. and E.U. countries in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and we only authorize Adsense to employ non-tracking anonymous cookies for ad delivery and anonymous targeting in GB, E.U. countries, and the state of California in the U.S.A.
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3rd Party websites
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What Are Your Choices Regarding Cookies?
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Find More Information About Cookies
You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:
- AllAboutCookies: https://www.allaboutcookies.org
- Network Advertising Initiative: https://www.networkadvertising.org
GDPR: Internet Privacy and Data Protection - An outline of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Internet privacy and data protection changes on Disabled World.
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