Privacy and Cookies

In Summary

This is a small blog with no interest in collecting personal information about individual vistors to the site. We use some third party services that rely on browser cookies. By accessing this site we assume you consent to this policy.

Logging of data

The normal operation of this web site may result in the capture and logging of the user’s IP address. This site does not attempt to track or identify individual users. The only exception to this policy is where there is a reasonable suspicion that unauthorised access to systems is being attempted.


The cookies used by this website are described below. The cookies from third party services are subject to change at any time. This page will be updated as we become aware of those changes. Most web browsers provide some way to control and block cookies. You can find out more about cookies and how to manage them at All About

Disqus commenting

This site uses the Disqus commenting system which requires certain cookies to function. If you want to view and participate in the commenting system you must allow cookies in the domain. Refer to the following support article for details on the use of cookies by Disqus.

Note that Disqus also allows you to login to their service using third party services such as Google, Twitter and Facebook. If you choose to use any of those services they will most likely store additional cookies in your browser.

Google Analytics

This site uses the Google Analytics service to better understand how people are accessing the site. This information is collected in an anonymous form and includes the number of visitors to the site and which pages they visited.


This site uses CloudFlare to improve the performance of the site which requires a cookie (_cfduid) to function. See this article for details on what the CloudFlare cfduid cookie does.

Newsletter Subscription

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