Cookies Policy

Cookies Policy

We use cookies on www.kmwatt.com (“our site”) for a number of purposes. The tasty ones as writer fuel, and the digital ones for website fuel. They help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website, and also allow us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies.

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of the e-billing services.

Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users find what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and any advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below.

 

First-party cookies:

This website will set some cookies that are essential for the website to operate correctly. These cookies, none of which capture personally identifiable information, are as follows:

Page Number – this cookie identifies the page you are on;
Session ID – this cookie identifies your website session;
Test – this cookie checks whether or not your browser supports cookies;

 

Third-party cookies

Our website will set several types of third-party cookie, and we do not control the operation of any of them. The third-party cookies may include:

Google Analytics – we use Google Analytics to collect data about website usage. This data does not include personally identifiable information. You can view the Google Privacy Policy here.

JetPack – Jetpack is park of the WordPress parent Automattic, and we use it, among other things, to enable sharing, commenting, and for the cookie policy itself. You can check out their privacy policy here.

Akismet – we use Akismet to block spam (Nasty little spammerses. We hates the spam. We does.) comments. It’s a plug-in that blocks suspicious comments (including suspicious IP addresses) so that we don’t have to spend huge chunks of time deleting spam comments. You can read their privacy policy here.

Bloglovin’: Bloglovin’ allows you to follow this blog via your Bloglovin’ account, so you may want to check out their terms and conditions here.

 

Disabling Cookies:

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How you can do this will depend on the browser you use. Further details on how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers are set out below: –

For Microsoft Internet Explorer:

1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Internet Options”

2. Click on the “privacy” tab

3. Select the setting the appropriate setting

For Google Chrome:

1. Choose Settings> Advanced

2. Under “Privacy and security,” click “Content settings”.

3. Click “Cookies”

For Safari:

1. Choose Preferences > Privacy

2. Click on “Remove all Website Data”

For Mozilla firefox:

1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Options”

2. Click on the icon “privacy”

3. Find the menu “cookie” and select the relevant options

For Opera 6.0 and further:

1. Choose the menu Files”> “Preferences”

2. Privacy

What happens if I disable cookies?
This depends on which cookies you disable, but in general the website may not operate properly if cookies are switched off. If you only disable third party cookies, you will not be prevented from making purchases on our sites. If you disable all cookies, you will be unable to complete a purchase on our sites.

However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

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