Cookie Policy

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This site, like many others, uses small files called cookies to help us customize your experience. Find out more about cookies and how you can control them.

What are Cookies?

‘Cookies’ are small text files that are stored by the browser (for example, Google, Internet Explorer or Safari) on your computer or mobile phone. They allow websites to store information like user preferences, pages they visit etc. ‘Cookies’ act like a ‘memory’ for a website, so that it can recognize a returning and respond appropriately.

Cookies provide end users with several benefits, including personalization. For example, they can be used to remember a user prefers a larger font size than normal. A news website might remember that you like certain types of stories and promote them to the home page. In simple terms, Cookies help improve a site visitor’s experience.

Potential concern with Cookies

Cookies are of different types and store information accordingly. Advertising Cookies for instance save information on the types of ads you like, and Site Performance Cookies save information about site settings that you prefer (such as volume levels etc.). These are just two examples, there are more types out there. Because Cookies can store information about your likes and dislikes as well as other personal data, they also raise privacy concerns. It is therefore important to know what type of Cookies are stored by the sites you visit so that you can decide whether or not you would like your information to be stored.

How does use Cookies? uses Cookies to understand visitor choices and preferences while they browse our site. Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on your prior visits to

Google Advertising Cookie

Google uses cookies to help serve the ads it displays on the websites of its partners, such as websites displaying AdSense ads or participating in Google certified ad networks. When users visit a partner’s website, a cookie may be dropped on that end user’s browser.  Users may opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings.

My privacy policy

Your privacy policy should include the following information:

  • Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to your website or other websites.
  • Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings. (Alternatively, you can direct users to opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for personalized advertising by visiting

If you have not opted out of third-party ad serving, the cookies of other third-party vendors or ad networks may also be used to serve ads on your site, which should also be disclosed in your privacy policy in the following manner:

  • Notify your site visitors of the third-party vendors and ad networks serving ads on your site.
  • Provide links to the appropriate vendor and ad network websites.
  • Inform your users that they may visit those websites to opt out of the use of cookies for personalized advertising (if the vendor or ad network offers this capability). Alternatively, you can direct users to opt out of some third-party vendors’ uses of cookies for personalized advertising by visiting

Because publisher sites and laws across countries vary, we’re unable to suggest specific privacy policy language. However, you may wish to review resources such as the Network Advertising Initiative for guidance on drafting a privacy policy. For additional details regarding cookie consent notices, please refer to

How do I turn Cookies off?
All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. You can usually find these settings in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. To understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, or you can use the ‘Help’ option in your browser for more details.

Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Chrome
Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS.