Cookie Policy

To enhance your experience on this Website, many of our web pages use "cookies". Cookies are small text files that are placed in your computer's browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your email address or other personal information unless you choose to provide this information to us by, for example, registering at one of our sites. Once you choose to provide a web page with personal information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie.

We use cookies to understand site usage and to improve the content and offerings on our sites. For example, we may use cookies to personalise your experience on our web pages (e.g. to recognise you by name when you return to our site).

If you want to control which cookies you accept. You can configure your browser to accept all cookies or to alert you every time a cookie is offered by a website's server. Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can set your browser options so that you will not receive cookies and you can also delete existing cookies from your browser. You may find that some parts of the site will not function properly if you have refused cookies.

This Website also uses third party tracking scripts from Google (such as Google Analytics) which uses cookies. However all Personally Identifiable Information (including IP address) that Google Analytics track from this Website has been anonymized to comply with GDPR regulations.

The information gathered relating to this Website is used to create reports about the use of this Website. Google privacy policy is available at: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Upon use of this Website, the following cookies will automatically generated:

_ga, _gid, _gat_gtag, gtm_* : These cookies are used for Google Products including Analytics and Tag Manager. They help us distinguish users, create user segments, increment traffic sessions, count the number of visited pages, calculate the average time spent on a page, and other similar metrics that are based on anonymous traffic and IPs.

swpm_session : This cookie is used by our member login system to give our users access to protected content on our website.

Upon Accepting the use of non-mandatory cookies, the following cookies may be generated by visiting certain pages of the Website:

ginger-cookie : This cookie is generated by the actual cookie acceptance script by this Website to let us know that you have accepted cookies.

Third Party Cookies

The following cookies are placed through Giphy.com. You will find Giphy.com GIF embeds on this Website on various blog posts to provide entertainment value while reading. Since they are served by a third party, they may change without notice. This list has been last checked on 8/26/2018

giphy_pbid : Provider: Giphy.com – Used to track the use of its GIF embeds.

_ga, _gid, _gat : Provider: Giphy.com – These cookies are used for Google Products including Analytics and Tag Manager. They help us distinguish users, create user segments, increment traffic sessions, count the number of visited pages, calculate the average time spent on a page, and other similar metrics that are based on anonymous traffic and IPs.

_asc, _auc : Provider: Giphy.com – These are Alexa analytics cookies are placed by a third party script and are used to track and report information to the Alexa analytics service. Alexa Analytics is an Amazon company.

_qca : Provider: Giphy.com – This is a Quantcast.com cookie which is placed by a third party script. They provide website rankings, and the data they collect is also used for audience segmentation and targeted advertising.

_sctr, _scid : Provider: Giphy.com – These are advertising tracking cookies.

csrftoken: Provider: Giphy.com – This cookie is a Cross-Site Request Forgery token to validate a request.

d, mc : Provider: Giphy.com – This is a third party cookie are set by Quantserve.com website to track anonymous information on how visitors use our site.