Wikipedia’s definition of a cookie is
A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is usually a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user’s web browser while a user is browsing a website. When the user browses the same website in the future, the data stored in the cookie can be retrieved by the website to notify the website of the user’s previous activity.
On this website we use a number of cookies to track how people find and use our website, and to enable the content management system to function properly.
You may choose to turn-off cookies, but we cannot guarantee that all of the site will work as intended if you do. You can find out more about cookies and how to control them at AboutCookies.org
The main cookies we use on this site are:
- Google Analytics: this is a free service from Google that allows web masters to track how people find their site on the Internet, and how they use the pages and navigate around. Information at Google.com
- Chartbeat: this service allows web masters to see information in real-time about visitors to their site. Information at Chartbeat.com
- JetPackIFE.com’s Content Management System: we use the amazing WordPress content management system. Cookies are mainly used by people who are logged in, which excludes most visitors to the site. Information at WordPress.org
- Project Lambda cookie notification cookie: in order to remember whether or not you have seen the informational banner regarding cookies, we have to set a cookie. If you delete the cookie or do not accept the cookie, we will present you with the informational banner again.
- Zendesk: we run out Helpdesk functionality using Zendesk. If you explore the ‘Support’ area of the website, then your browser will store Zendesk cookies. Information at Zendesk.com