Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy
This website uses cookies essential to the efficient and consistent operation of the site and to offer a personalized experience for users. 

First-Party Cookies
First-party cookies are cookies that relate to the functions and features of this website specifically, and are set by this website, not a third party.  

These cookies are:

Cookie Consent
Cookie Name: wpca_consent
This cookie retains your cookie preference – to either accept or decline all cookies except those necessary for the site’s function and basic features. This cookie does not require or store any personal data. This cookie is set to expire after 30 days and can be revoked by clearing your browser cache.

Mobile Theme
Cookie Name: efthaliaauthor-alternate-theme
This site uses a special theme for smartphone devices and this cookie is placed if a mobile user specifically chooses to view the desktop site from their mobile device. It is not automatically placed and does not require or store any personal data. This cookie expires when you close your browser and can be revoked by clearing your browser cache.

Blog Comments
Cookie Names: comment_author_{HASH}, comment_author_email_{HASH}, comment_author_url_{HASH}, wc_moderate_comments_7, wpdiscuz_last_visit

These cookies remember the name, email, and website address that a user enters when making a comment on the blog, as well as the last time they visited the site. The {HASH} cookies have “hashed” data, which means that they do not store your data in a way that’s readable. They are for commenting purposes only and expire after one year. They can be revoked by clearing your browser cache.

Find out more about WordPress commenting cookies and how “hashing” works at WordPress.org (https://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Cookies).

Commenters are strongly encouraged to never include personal or identifying data in comments on this site.

WordPress Cookies
Cookie Name: wordress_test_cookie
This cookie is only placed if you happen upon the login page for the site. It does not retain any personal data but simply checks to see if your browser has cookies enabled. You should never see this cookie, but just in case you do, we wanted you to know what it does.

Third-Party Cookies
This website also provides ways to share our pages and blog posts to social media websites such as Facebook and Twitter. If you choose to share content from this site through any of the social media buttons on this site, be aware that these sites are likely to collect information about your online activities. This site has no control over placement of those cookies and how they function, therefore it is recommended that you review the official privacy policy of the respective social network to find out more about their use of your information and/or how to opt out or delete such information.

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ 
Twitter: http://twitter.com/privacy 
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/static?hl=en&template=privacy 
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/static?key=privacy_policy
Google: https://policies.google.com
Pinterest: https://policy.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy

This website may cease usage of some cookies and introduce others from time to time to improve user’s experience. Any changes will be reflected on this Cookie Policy page.

Most browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera, etc.) are configured to accept cookies but allow users to manage those cookie settings and provide ways to delete cookies. These are official instructions for major browsers:

For more information about cookies, see http://www.allaboutcookies.org

This website uses cookies for a better browsing experience and to analyze site traffic (anonymous IPs) to improve site performance. Find out more about how cookies are used on this site and how you can manage cookies in your browser by reading the .