Cookie Policy

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES

Our websites use cookies to distinguish you from other users of our websites. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our websites and also allows us to improve our sites. By continuing to browse the sites, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our websites. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our websites, use a shopping cart or make use of e-commerce payment processing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our websites when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our websites work, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These cookies are used to recognise you when you return to our websites. They enable us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our websites, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

 

Cookie
Name  Purpose

Google Analytics 

_ga 

Used to distinguish users. Enables us to identify which pages are popular, estimate our audience size and usage pattern, and better understand how the web site is used. 

Google Analytics GID

_gid

Used to distinguish users. Enables us to identify which pages are popular, estimate our audience size and usage pattern, and better understand how the web site is used. 

Google Analytics Throttle

_gat

Used to throttle request rate. This cookie does not store any user information. It is used by Google limit the number of requests that have to be made to doubleclick.net (which will be zero in our case because we do not use any ads on our site).  

WordPress Comment Author URL

comment_author_url

Used only when users comment on the Ethereum Blog. Stores a URL entered by the user in a previous comment so that, when the user wishes to post a comment in the future, the URL may be automatically entered into the comment form. 

WordPress Comment Author Email

comment_author_email

Used only when users comment on the Ethereum Blog. Stores an email address entered by the user in a previous comment so that, when the user wishes to post a comment in the future, the email address may be automatically entered into the comment form. 

WordPress Author Name

comment_author

Used only when users comment on the Ethereum Blog. Stores a name entered by the user in a previous comment so that, when the user wishes to post a comment in the future, the name may be automatically entered into the comment form. 

WooCommerce Session

wp_woocommerce_session

Used only when users add an item to a shopping cart. Stores an id so that the user may continue shopping at a later time without having to register for an account. 

WooCommerce Cart Hash

woocommerce_cart_hash

Used only when users add an item to a shopping cart. Stores shopping cart information so that the user may continue shopping at a later time without having to register for an account. 

WooCommerce Items In Cart

woocommerce_items_in_cart

Used only when users add an item to a shopping cart. Stores shopping cart information so that the user may continue to shopping at a later time without having to register for an account. 

 

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies), you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after two years.