Privacy policy & cookies

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How to control and delete cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer in order to make our website work more efficiently as well as to provide information on how we can improve our web service. We do not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are used by Wiretuts.com websites, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your web browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should explain how to do this.

www.aboutcookies.org provides comprehensive instructions on blocking cookies on a selection of the most commonly used browsers. You will also find a detailed explanation on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more information about cookies and how they are used. To remove cookies from your mobile browser you should consult your handset user manual.

 

List of the main cookies used on the site and how they are used

Wiretuts.com website uses external widgets that also set cookies on the Wiretuts website on its behalf in order to deliver the improved services. If you would like more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, as well as information on how to opt-out, please see their individual privacy policies listed below:

cookie: Google Analytics
domain: wiretuts.com
cookies: _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmt, _utmz

Set by Google Inc. (a third party cookie) it tracks your interaction with each website. Information is collected anonymously and is used by Wiretuts.com to make improvements to our websites and their usability.

cookie: DoubleClick
domain: googleads.g.doubleclick.net
cookies: _drt_, id

Doubleclick ‘Floodlight Tags’ are used to measure the effectiveness of online marketing campaigns.

 

Cookies set by Third Party sites

To improve the user experience, we sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube and Flickr. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from these external services you may be presented with cookies from these websites.  Wiretuts.com does not control the use of these cookies.  You should check the relevant policy of the third party website for more information about these.

 

Other Third Party IP Address Processing activities

Some of Wiretuts’s chosen social media widgets such as Twitter and Facebook use a short url service to rebrand and produce simpler to handle urls such as http://t.co/xxxxx link. These services provide anonymised, aggregated statistics relating to use of the shortened URL’s, for example by telling us how many times it has been clicked on. Wiretuts.com does not have access to the IP address of your computer collected by the service or any other identifiable information about you.

 

DoubleClick.net and AdWords System for advertising

Don’t worry, advertising by using Google services does not enable to use information that could identify you directly We may use double-click for displaying ads and for controlling how often an ad is shown to a browser, how long it is shown for and how often it will appear. We may check what section of our website are you browsing and send you ads we believe are of your interest. We collect unique ID from you browser and track how you use the site, when you visit sites from other parties, we may do the remarketing of our services. We may use AdWords with which we set a group of words and if you use these words while surfing, we may display you an ad. We may can create remarketing lists and use one of predefined visitor segments for advertising.

 

Opting Out

By using this Page on which a cookie banner is displayed, you specifically consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your information in accordance with the Privacy Policy and this Cookie & Advertising Policy. You are always free to opt-out from the collection of your information by leaving our Pages.

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