- What cookies are
- What cookies are used when you use BobbyToBergy.com
- Your cookie options
- Further cookie resources
1. What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that is stored in your web browser that allows BobbyToBergy.com or a third party to recognize you. Cookies might be used for the following purposes: (1) to enable certain functions; (2) to provide analytics; (3) to store your preferences; and (4) to enable ad delivery and behavioral advertising.
Cookies can either be session cookies or persistent cookies. A session cookie expires automatically when you close your browser. A persistent cookie will remain until it expires or you delete your cookies. Expiration dates are set in the cookies themselves; some may expire after a few minutes while others may expire after multiple years. Cookies placed by the website you’re visiting are sometimes called “first party cookies,” while cookies placed by other companies are sometimes called “third party cookies.”
2. What cookies are used when I use BobbyToBergy.com?
When you use BobbyToBergy.com, BobbyToBergy.com or a third party may place a number of cookies in your browser. Some of the cookies will only be used if you use certain features or select certain preferences, and some cookies will always be used. You can find out more about each cookie by viewing our current cookie list. We update this list quarterly, so there may be additional cookies that aren’t yet listed.
Each cookie serves one of four different purposes:
1. Essential cookies
These first party cookies allow you to use a feature of BobbyToBergy.com, such as:
Staying logged in
Viewing a private page
Identifying new or unread comments
2. Analytics cookies
These cookies track information about how BobbyToBergy.com is being used so that we can make improvements and report our performance. We might also use analytics cookies to test new ads, pages, or features to see how users react to them. Analytics cookies may either be first party cookies or third party cookies.
BobbyToBergy.com currently does not use analytics cookies, and delivers no advertisements
3. Preference Cookies
These cookies store your site preferences, such as:
Comment sorting & hiding controls
Video mode preference
4. Ad targeting cookies
These third party cookies are placed by advertising platforms or networks in order to:
Deliver ads and track ad performance
Enable advertising networks to deliver ads that may be relevant to you based upon your activities (this is sometimes called “behavioral” or “targeted” advertising)
BobbyToBergy.com currently does not use ad targeting cookies, and delivers no advertisements
This web site includes objects and links to third party sites such as Twitter, Getty Images and SoundCloud. We do not restrict cookies used by third parties. We do not share user information (such as user names or e-mail addresses), with third parties.
4. What are my cookie options?
If you don’t like the idea of cookies or certain types of cookies, you can change your browser’s settings to delete cookies that have already been set and to not accept new cookies. To learn more about how to do this, visit the help pages of your browser. Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or do not accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
5. Do you use any other user tracking technologies?
We use no additional technologies to help track user activities and preferences. We do not use web beacons (also known as clear gifs, pixel tags or web bugs), Flash player storage, or HTML5 local storage, however we may link to content on other services (Most notably Soundcloud, Twitter & GettyImages) who have their own policies & tracking technologies. Please visit those sites yo see their privacy & cookie policies, and how to opt-out.
6. Where can I find more information about cookies?
You may learn more about cookies and how to opt out of them by visiting the following third party websites:
First Party cookies used by this web site:
|PHPSESSID||Until the browsing session ends||Identifies session on login|
|wc_author_email||100000 seconds||Current registered email address for use in comment reply notification-by-email system. (Not actively used: Comment system has email notifications disabled).|
|wc_author_name||100000 seconds||Stores screen name for use when adding comments to articles.|
|wordpress_logged_in||Until the browsing session ends||Stores user name and login time for registered users. Used to identify author of article comments.|
|wordpress_sec||Until the browsing session ends||Identifies user within the site|