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Cookie Policy

Cookies are electronic tags that most major websites place on your computer in the process of sending your computer a file, such as a Web page. We use them in a limited fashion as well. In essence, a cookie is a unique bit of computer code that is placed on your computer the first time you visit our site. It tells us simply when a computer that has previously visited our site returns, and it identifies your computer’s browser and operating system to help us make the best connection. In no event does the cookie we place on your computer tell us anything about your visits to other websites or your use of the Internet in any other way.

If you would prefer not to receive any cookies, most browsers can be set to refuse cookies or to alert you when one is being sent. It is possible, however, that some portions of this site may not function properly if the cookies are disabled.

Cookie Details

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: vivianarend-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.

 
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.

 
Popup Window 
 
Cookie name: pps_show_*, pps_times_showed
This cookie retains your preference for a period of time in regards to dismissing popup windows containing the newsletter signup form, to prevent the popup window from opening every time a you visit the site. This cookie expires after 24 hours or you can clear your browser cache to remove it sooner.
 
 
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.

 
 
**WP Statistics
We use anonymous analytics that are internal to the site. This program doesn’t have any cookies that load and save details of your personal data. It’s a number cruncher for our purposes that doesn’t do more than tell us “Hey, someone showed up and peeked at what’s coming next”.
 
 

This site uses cookies to offer you a better browsing experience and to analyze site traffic. Find out how we use cookies and how you can control them by reading our Cookie Policy.