Cookie policy

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 we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored. However, this may downgrade or break certain elements of the sites functionality.

What are cookies

To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small cookies on your device. A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device during navigation. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t need to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

How we use cookies

As explained below, we use cookies for a variety of reasons. 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. If you are not sure whether you need them or not, it is recommended to leave all cookies on, just in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

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 may visit. Usually, disabling cookies will also result in disabling some functionalities and features of this website. Therefore, it is recommended not to disable them.

The cookies we set

If you create an account with us, we will use cookies for the management of the sign-up process and for general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out; however, in some cases, they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember your log-in data. This prevents you from having to log in every time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.

From time to time, we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights and helpful tools or to understand our users more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.

When you submit data through a form, such as those found on contact pages, or comment forms, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third party cookies

In some special cases, we also use 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 in which ways 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 that we can continue to produce engaging content.

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

Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site, so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit, helping us to understand how we can improve the site for you.

From time to time, we test new features and make subtle changes to the way the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features, these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

As we sell products, it's important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and, as such, this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as well, as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best price possible.

The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.

For more information on Google AdSense, see the official Google AdSense page and privacy policy.

We use adverts to offset the costs of running this site and provide funding for further development. The behavioural advertising cookies used by this site are designed to ensure that we provide you with the most relevant adverts, where possible, by anonymously tracking your interests and presenting similar things that may be of interest.

In some cases, we may provide you with custom content, based on what you tell us about yourself either directly or indirectly, by linking a social media account. These types of cookies simply allow us to provide you with content that we feel may be of interest to you.

Several partners advertise on our behalf and affiliate tracking cookies simply allow us to see if our customers have come to the site through one of our partner sites, so that we can credit them appropriately and, where applicable, allow our affiliate partners to provide any bonus that they may provide you for making a purchase.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Linkedin, Pinterest, YouTube, will set cookies through our 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

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned, if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not, it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However, if you are still looking for more information, you can contact us by e-mail sysadmin[at]ey4u.com.

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