Cookie Policy

Latest Revision - September 2018

Web browser cookies are information saved in your browser when interacting with our website; your browser sends these cookies to our web server while using our site and our site can direct your browser to add, change, or remove cookies as needed.  Our website uses cookies for purposes such as enhanced functionality, convenience, and usage tracking, as described below.

The cookies stored in your browser can be managed in your web browser settings.  Cookie usage by our website can be managed under Privacy Preferences by enabling or disabling each cookie category:

Comments

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for 1 year.

Additional cookies will be set to track comment authors so you can edit your comments for a short time.  These cookies will last up to 90 minutes.

 

Site Account

If you have an account and you log in to this site (eg. to participate in the PCC Discussion Group), we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for 2 days, and screen options cookies last for a year.  If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for 2 weeks.  If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish a post, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser.  This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited.  It expires after 1 day.

 

Analytics

If you consent to allowing Analytics cookies, several cookies will be set which facilitate tracking and analyzing website usage.  These cookies have expirations up to 2 years, as described at https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage.

 

Security

Our site can use cookies to improve the security and accuracy of our firewall.  These cookies expire either after 1 day.

 

Spam Detection

Our site can use cookies to manage access to the website by the CleanTalk SpamFireWall Function, to secure and to protect this website from spam.  These cookies expire when your browser is closed.

Privacy Policy and your rights

Additional details about how we use, store and share information about you, and your rights regarding it, are in our Privacy Policy.