Cookie Policy

 

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how I use them.

You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how I use them, 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.

For further information on how I use, store and keep your personal data secure, see my Privacy Policy.

You can, at any time, change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on Map Made Memories.

Learn more about who I am, how you can contact me and how I process personal data in my Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies only to the following domains: 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 do we use cookies?

As most other online services, Map Made Memories 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 my website.

 

What types of cookies do I use?

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of my 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 this website.

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

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This cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.
1 minute
Performance

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This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, camapign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randoly generated number to identify unique visitors.
2 years
Analytics

cookielawinfo-checkbox-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 “Non-necessary”.
11 months
Necessary

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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”.
1 hour
Necessary

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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.
1 day
Analytics

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The cookie is set by CloudFare. 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.
11 months
Necessary

 

 

How can I control the cookie preferences ?

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Cookie Policy” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

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. To find out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.