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Cookie Policy

This is the Cookie Policy for Sam Edwards' website, accessible from https://www.samedwards.xyz/cookie-policy

Last updated: (27th May 2018)

What are Cookies?

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how they are used and why this website sometimes need to store these cookies. This page will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however, this may break certain elements of this sites functionality.

How does this site use Cookies?

This site uses cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site.

The Cookies this website sets

  • Site preferences cookies
  • Form related cookies

In order to provide you with a better experience on this site, Squarespace provides the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, Squarespace needs to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

When you submit data to through a form such as the one found on the contact page, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third Party Cookies

This site also uses cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so I can continue to produce and improve content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

  • I also use social media buttons and plugins on this site that allow you to connect with my social media in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Twitter, Instagram and YouTube, will set cookies through my site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

More Information

If you are still looking for more information, you can contact me here.