1. What are cookies ?
Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help me make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyse what works and where it needs improvement.
As most of the online services, my website uses first-party cookies and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the correct way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data. The third-party cookies used on my website are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with the website, keeping my services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with my website.
3. What types of cookies do I use ?
Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of my site. They allow me to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information.
Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit etc. These data help me understand and analyse how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.
Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on my website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.
Preferences: These cookies help store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.
4. How can you control the cookie preferences ?