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Cookie Policy

LAST UPDATE: MAY 18, 2018

Gracieoneil.com uses cookies in the same way almost all websites do—to help provide you with the best browsing experience we can.

So, what’s a cookie?

Like many online services, the site uses a feature called a cookie, which is a small data file that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer or device’s hard drive.

The site uses cookies that automatically log certain non-personal information, including aggregated, statistical data about how you are using the site to analyse its performance and usage. This information may include the URL of the website which linked you to the site, your IP address and the number and duration of visits to the site. The IP address indicates the location of your computer on the internet. This information is collected in an anonymous way that does not identify you personally.

For more information about cookies read this article on Lifewire.com 

To comply with privacy laws and guidelines, we provide an option to block all cookies and consent to all cookies, and a way to revoke your consent. (See the What if you don’t want to accept Cookies? section below.)

Be aware: Blocking cookies may impact your experience of the site and the services we are able to offer on the site.

How does GracieOneil.com use cookies?

We use them to:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve our website for you

We do not use them to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties

What cookies do we use?

We use various types:

Necessary Cookies
Some cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off by us. These cookies are usually set in response to actions you’ve made—for example, setting your privacy preferences, logging in, or filling in forms. These cookies can only be disabled by you changing your internet browser preferences.

WordPress 

Performance Cookies
Performance cookies monitor how visitors reach and interact with our website. This is used so that we can see figures on the types of content users enjoy most so we can improve our site and services and improve your experience in using the site.

Google Analytics*

*Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic and uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our website. 

Persistent Cookies
Also called a permanent cookie, or a stored cookie, a persistent cookie is stored on a user’s hard drive until it expires (persistent cookies are set with expiration dates) or until the user deletes the cookie. This type of cookie can be used to identify you over multiple independent sessions. These are used the handle the “Remember Me” or “Keep Me Logged In” functions found on many websites and apps.

WeePie Cookie Allow (expires 30 days from when cookies were accepted)

Other Cookies
We scan our website frequently to maintain as accurate a list as possible of cookies in use.

Who Has Access to Cookie Data?

For the cookies to which only we have access, data will not be used for any other purposes than those stated in this Cookie Policy. However, cookies placed by third parties can be accessed by those third parties and we have no control over what happens to that data although we do our best to ensure the third parties are GDPR compliant. 

What if you don’t want to accept Cookies?

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your web browser that allows you to refuse the setting of cookies, or you can modify your browser so that it notifies you when cookies are sent to it.

The Help portion of your browser, most likely found on the toolbar, typically tells you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. You can check whether these settings are currently enabled on your computer—or find out how to change your current settings here:

Javascript: www.enable-javascript.com

Cookies: www.whatarecookies.com

Alternatively, you may wish to visit the “manage cookies” section on www.allaboutcookies.org, which contains information on how to prevent cookies from being stored on your device as well as other helpful advice.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/

Unless you do this, cookies will be issued when you use the site. If you do not accept cookies or decide to disable them, you will still be able to access and use the site, but you may lose some features and functionality.

You can find out more about cookies at www.youronlinechoices.eu.

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