How cookies are used by this site

This site does not directly store HTTP cookies on your computer and does not track you in any way, however it does make use of some third party services which may do so.

If you do not wish to be tracked, or don’t want such cookies to be stored on your computer, you can set your browser preferences accordingly, or you can install a third party browser add-on that does the same thing. You will need to consult your browsers documentation on how to do that.

The sections below explain the third party services which are are used by this site; these services may set HTTP cookies on your computer and may be able to track you across the web. You may wish to consult the cookie policies that these sites have.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is used to obtain aggregate information about how visitors use this site, such as the number of visitors each day and the pages that were viewed and how many times they were viewed. This information is used to determine what articles are useful and the information is not sold to anyone.

Google Analytics only provides access to aggregate information and not to any information that may uniquely identify visitors or track them as they visit other web sites. However, Google Analytics may have and use such information themselves.


Disqus is used to provide comments for the articles on this site. Disqus may ask you to log in and they will probably track you across any web site that uses Disqus for comments. To the site maintainer, Disqus only provides a moderation interface and some basic analytics information.


YouTube is used to provide some video content which is embedded into articles on this site. YouTube will probably track you and record what videos you have viewed. To the video owner, YouTube provides some aggregate analytics, such as the number of times a video has been viewed.

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