Our website uses cookies to enhance users (each, a “User”) experience. This Cookie Policy explains how cookies are deployed on the the author blog and portfolio AmyLondon.com website (“Site”), as well as the options Users have to control them.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of data, stored in text files, that a website (or app) sends to a User device and are stored on the User computer or other device when those websites are loaded in a browser. This text file collects information about User actions on the Site such as: preferred language, device settings, and browsing activities. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.

Cookies are specific to each different browsers. This means that cookies stored in a Google Chrome browser will not be able to access or view cookies stored in a Mozilla Firefox browser. Cookies are also website-specific, which means one website will not be able to share cookies with another.

Cookies are widely used to remember a User and User preferences, either for a single visit (through a “session cookie”) or for multiple repeat visits (using a “persistent cookie”). They ensure a consistent and efficient experience for Users, and perform essential functions such as allowing Users to register and remain logged in.

Cookies may be set by the website that Users are visiting (known as “first-party cookies”) for analytics, or by third parties, such as those who serve content or provide advertising or analytics services on the website (“third-party cookies”).

In short, a cookie is a technology for remembering something about you.

How and Why We Use Cookies

This website uses cookies to provide social media sharing features, analyze Site traffic, and optimize User experience. Some cookies are necessary for technical reasons; some enable a personalized experience for Users; some help the measuring of analytics and metrics; while some allow display of advertising from selected third-party networks. Cookies may be set when a page is loaded, or when a User takes a particular action, i.e. clicking the sharing button on a post, for example).

Types of Cookies

The following types of cookies may be used when you visit the Site:

  • Comment Cookies: This Site enables Users to post comments. When Users leave a comment there is an option to save the User name, email address and website. These are for convenience and allows the Site to automatically fill these fields on User subsequent visits and when leaving other comments.
  • Embedded Content/Third-Party Cookies: This Site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.) and social media platforms through the use of sharing buttons. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the User has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about the User, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor User interaction with that embedded content, including tracking User interaction with the embedded content if Users have an account and are logged in to that website. This Site has no direct control over the information that is collected by these cookies.
  • Affiliate Links: This Site may use affiliate links to help offset costs. Affiliate links helps us by issuing a small commission when Users make purchases through these links. This occurs at no additional cost to Users. Cookies generated by affiliate links help ensure the purchase is credited correctly.
  • Google Analytics: This Site uses Google Analytics to collect data about Site traffic and User interaction with the Site. This information is anonymized and does not identify the User. These cookies let us know what features on the Site are working the best, which content and services are most used, and what features on the Site can be improved.
  • Advertising Cookies: This Site may use advertising to help offset costs. These cookies connect advertisers to Users in order to display advertisements that are most likely to be of interest to Users based on Users browsing history. These cookies allow advertisers and ad servers to gather information about User visits to the Site and other websites, alternate the ads sent to a specific computer, and track how often an ad has been viewed and by whom. These cookies are linked to a computer and do not gather any personal information about you.

How to Manage and Delete Cookies

Users have the ability to accept or decline (disable) cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but Users can usually modify their browser settings to decline cookies or to alert Users when cookies are being sent. Most browsers provide ways to control cookie behavior such as the length of time they are stored — either through built-in functionality or by utilizing third party plugins.

It’s important to note that if Users restrict or disable the use of cookies, it may limit functionality of the Site or prevent some parts may not function properly.

Users may have the ability to turn off third-party cookies, which will stop most websites from sharing User information.

To withdraw cookie consent for this Site at any time, delete cookies using the browser settings. Cookie settings are usually found in the Options or Preferences menu of most browsers. The following cookie setting links are provided as a start:

To find out more on how to control, disable, and delete cookies, visit:

To opt-out of some third-party cookies visit: Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) Opt-Out Tool.

Other Tracking Technologies

In addition to cookies, we may use web beacons, pixel tags, and other tracking technologies on the Site to help customize the Site and improve User experience. A “web beacon” or “pixel tag” is tiny object or image embedded in a web page or email. They are used to track the number of Users who have visited particular pages and viewed emails, and acquire other statistical data. They collect only a limited set of data, such as a cookie number, time and date of page or email view, and a description of the page or email on which they reside. Web beacons and pixel tags cannot be declined. However, Users can limit their use by controlling the cookies that interact with them.

Privacy Policy

For more information about the collection, processing, and storage of information collected by cookies and other tracking technologies, please refer to our Privacy Policy posted on the Site. This Cookie Policy is part of and is incorporated into our Privacy Policy.

By using the Site, you agree to be bound by this Cookie Policy and our Privacy Policy.

Changes to this Cookie Policy

We reserve the right to update or modify this Cookie Policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes. It is the User responsibility to review this Cookie Policy periodically and become aware of any modifications.

Contact Information

For any questions about this Cookie Policy, please use the Contact form on our website.

 

This document was last updated March 22, 2020