Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies I use and why.
This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on johuey.co.uk. Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.
Universal Analytics (Google)
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use my website and WordPress blog. I use the information to compile reports and to help me improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
I embed videos from my official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.
Cookies are used to maintain information for the purposes of being logged into the WordPress service. For example, if you purchase an online course you will be given an account which will allow you to login and access the product. Cookies are used to maintain this login within the site and for the purposes of supplying the product. You can read more about what cookies WordPress uses, here.
I use WooCommerce to provide a way to sell my products and services online. WooCommerce uses a number of cookies for the e-commerce aspects (buying products, adding them to baskets, etc.). Further details on what cookies WooCommerce use can be found here.
How do I change my cookie settings?
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:
To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout