Cookie Policy

I use cookies on this website to improve your user experience. Read what cookies are, how they work, why I use them and which ones you'll find on the website. If you wish, you can also learn how to turn them off, though as you will read on, I advise against it.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that the website installs to your computer or any other viewing devices. Most are extremely useful to users because they contain data that improves the website. Cookies do not collect your personal information, nor do they allow any kind of user identification.

How do cookies work?

When you visit the website, cookies are installed on your device. They improve the user experience, make the website more efficient and tailored to a specific user. Cookies enable websites to store information about language and location settings, your shopping cart, show user tailored adverts,... They also allow website administrators to collect information about the number and type of users on their websites, most read content, most used functions ... based on that data, they can continue to improve their websites.

Types of cookies

Session cookies are temporary - they get deleted every time you close your browser.
Persistent cookies are saved and remain on your device even after you close your browser. They're used to save information about registration, language settings, traffic analysis... they can stay on your device for days, months or even years.

1st party cookies originate on the website that the user has opened and can be either session or persistent type. The website uses these cookies to save user-tailored information and they're are used them again when the user revisits the website.

3rd party cookies originate from partnership sites and either show adverts or track traffic. 3rd parties use them to collect information about users from various website and use them for different purposes such as advertising, analysis, product improvement.

Which cookies are used at

  • The __cfduid cookie is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. For example, if the visitor is in a coffee shop where there are a bunch of infected machines, but the visitor's machine is known trusted, then the cookie can override the security setting. It does not correspond to any userid in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information. Note: This cookie is strictly necessary for site security operations and must not be turned off.
  • Google analytics ( _ga, _gat): collects data about user's interaction with this website. The data is collected anonimously and includes information about number of visitors, traffic source, landing page. These informations allow me to improve this website. Read up on how Google uses cookies.

Your cookie settings

There are different ways to change your cookie settings:

Disable cookies in your web browser

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