Updated April 2020
You should read this policy to understand what Cookies are, how I use them and the types of cookies I use (i.e, the information I collect using Cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences).
You can, at any time, change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on Map Made Memories.
Your consent applies only to the following domains: https://www.mapmadememories.com
What are cookies?
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 me to 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.
How are Cookies used on Map Made Memories?
As most other online services, Map Made Memories uses 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 this website 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 my website.
What types of cookies does Map Made Memories use?
Essential: Some Cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of this site. They allow me to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. I use Wordfence for security on Map Made Memories.
Statistics: These Cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit etc. These data help me to understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement. I use Google Analytics for this information.
Marketing: My website may display advertisements. These Cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that I show to you so that they are meaningful to you. These Cookies also help me keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns.
The information stored in these Cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.
Functional: These are the Cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.
Preferences: These Cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to Map Made Memories.
These are the Cookies currently used on Map Made Memories
This Cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.
This Cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The Cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The Cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The Cookies are used to store the user consent for the Cookies in the category “Non-necessary”.
This Cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The Cookies are used to store the user consent for the Cookies in the category “Necessary”.
This Cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The Cookie is used to store information on how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.
The Cookie is set by CloudFlare. The Cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.
How can I control the Cookie preferences ?
In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete Cookies used by websites.
You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the Cookies.