Cookie Policy

At Affpinions we try to heavily restrict the number of cookies we use. There are 2 main reasons for this. First, it makes it better for the users privacy. Second, it’s easier for us a business from a legal perspective.

For the above reasons the net result is that we don’t use very many cookies. Unlike lots of other websites, we don’t use Google Analytics. This helps our website load faster and reduces the number of cookies.

A ‘Strictly Necessary Cookie’ needs to be enabled at all times because it is required for the website to function correctly. Therefore you are unable to toggle them on or off while using this website.

The strictly necessary cookies we use are:

  • Cookie Settings – that’s right, even the functioning of cookie panel that shows when you use this website has to use a cookie to know if you clicked it or not!
  • WordPress – this website is powered by a CMS called WordPress, it uses cookies for some of it’s functions to work correctly.
  • Adsense – we have no manual control over this, it’s a third-party cookie managed by Google, you can use Google’s Ad Settings page to affect customization.
  • Payment Gateways – if you buy any services from Affpinions, the payment process will need to use cookies to be able to carry out the transaction.
  • PHPSESSID – a temporary technical cookie used to store a session.

Under EU law it isn’t required that any website obtain consent for cookies deemed “strictly necessary”, but what they do and why we use them should be explained to the user. We hope this page does that for you.

If you have any questions or concerns about our Cookie Policy please use the contact page.

More Information About Cookies

To help you understand a bit more about cookies here’s more information.

What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.

Why do we use cookies?
Because we have to, is the honest answer. As most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

Tell me more!
To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, and also check out www.allaboutcookies.org.

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