Cookie Policy

The CabbieBlog Cookie Policy

CabbieBlog uses a feature of your internet browser called ‘cookies’. CabbieBlog does not use cookies to retrieve personal information about you from your computer. CabbieBlog will only gain such information if you have knowingly and willingly provided it.

CabbieBlog’s assurance
CabbieBlog understands how important it is to treat the data CabbieBlog captures correctly. CabbieBlog does not, nor will CabbieBlog ever, sell, rent or loan any data to third parties that identify you without your consent. In compliance with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the details you submit are never divulged to third parties without your express consent. As far as can be reasonably ascertained, all companies providing data storage to CabbieBlog are GDPR compliant and be reassured that your name and email address are deleted when any correspondence terminates. For further details on how CabbieBlog uses your data please see the Privacy Policy.

Your acknowledgement
CabbieBlog hopes that after you have read the Privacy Policy page you will have sufficient details about the cookies used on this website to be reassured that CabbieBlog uses them responsibly. By navigating around the CabbieBlog site, you are acknowledging that you are happy with cookies being set by us to improve your experience on CabbieBlog.

What is a cookie?
A cookie is a very small piece of information in the form of a text file placed on your computer hard drive by lots of the websites that you visit. Cookies allow CabbieBlog to help you get the best out of your visit to this website and improve your user experience, for instance by remembering that you have visited before.

For further information about cookies please visit all about cookies.

In this policy CabbieBlog has used the following categories of cookies:

Strictly Necessary Cookies
Cookies are set to help support the structure of the pages that are displayed to you. These help the website to remember the pages that you have visited. This type of cookie only lasts for the duration of your visit to the CabbieBlog and for a short time afterwards in case you decide to return. After you leave CabbieBlog they have deleted automatically after three hours.

Performance Cookies
Cookies are used to provide aggregated statistics on visitors to CabbieBlog and their browsing behaviour. This enables me to order the site to make customers’ journeys easier, and if necessary make improvements. The data is aggregated and anonymised, which means CabbieBlog cannot identify you as an individual.

Functionality cookies
CabbieBlog uses cookies to make accessing the website more convenient, so you don’t need to remember your username/email address for Patreon subscribers. For security reasons, you will still need to enter your password. Our cookie will remain on your hard drive until you choose to clear it.

Cookie Maintenance
You can set your browser to accept or reject all specific cookies. You can also set your browser to alert you each time a cookie is presented to your computer. You can delete cookies that have been stored on your computer but remember if you prevent us from placing cookies on your computer during your visit, or you subsequently delete a cookie that has been placed, it will not be possible for you to use CabbieBlog effectively. By disabling your cookies from the browser settings, you will be restricting the cookies that CabbieBlog uses to manage this website and this will have an impact on how the website will function. This will apply to all websites once cookies are disabled via your browser settings and not only CabbieBlog.

If you would like to restrict or block cookies that are set by CabbieBlog and other websites, you can do this through your web browser settings. Instructions for how to do this for the five most used web browsers on Microsoft Windows and Apple OS-X are below. For other web browsers or operating systems please use the Help Function on your browser to find details on how to do this.

For information on how to restrict or block cookies on your mobile phone or tablet/pad device, you will need to refer to your handset or tablet manual.

Guide to Disabling Cookies in your Web Browsers

Microsoft Windows
Internet Explorer 7.0+

  1. Click on ‘Tools’ in the menu bar
  2. Click on ‘Internet Options’
  3. Click on ‘Privacy’ Tab on the top section
  4. Click on the ‘Advanced’ button
  5. Select ‘Block’ for both ‘First Party Cookies’ and ‘Third Party Cookies’
  6. Click ‘OK’
  7. Click ‘OK’

 

Firefox 3.0+

  1. Click on ‘Tools’ in the menu bar
  2. Click on ‘Options’
  3. Click on ‘Privacy’ Tab in the top section
  4. From the drop-down box select ‘Use Custom Setting For History’
  5. Un-tick the box that says ‘Accept Cookies From Sites’
  6. Click ‘OK’

 

Google Chrome 16.0+

  1. Click on the spanner icon (‘Customize and control Google Chrome’)
  2. Click on ‘Settings’
  3. Click on ‘Show advanced settings’
  4. Click the ‘Content Settings button under the ‘Privacy’ heading
  5. Click ‘Block sites from setting any data’ under the ‘Cookies’ heading
  6. Scroll down and click the ‘OK’ button
  7. Close the ‘Settings’ tab

 

Safari

  1. Click on ‘Edit’ in the menu bar
  2. Click on ‘Preferences’
  3. Click the ‘Privacy’ tab
  4. Under ‘Block Cookies’ select ‘Always’
  5. Click the X button to close the window

 

Opera 10+

  1. Click the ‘Opera’ menu
  2. Choose ‘Settings’ and ‘Preferences’
  3. Click the ‘Advanced’ tab
  4. Click ‘Cookies’ on the left
  5. Select ‘Never accept cookies’
  6. Click ‘OK’

 

Apple OS-X

Safari

  1. Click on the ‘Safari’ menu
  2. Click on ‘Preferences’
  3. Click the ‘Security’ tab.
  4. Under ‘Accept Cookies’ select ‘Never’
  5. Close the window

 

Opera 10+

  1. Click the ‘Opera’ menu
  2. Click on ‘Preferences’
  3. Click the ‘Advanced’ tab
  4. Click ‘Cookies’ on the left
  5. Select ‘Never accept cookies’
  6. Click ‘OK’

 

Firefox 3.0+

  1. Click on the ‘Firefox’ menu
  2. Click on ‘Preferences’
  3. Click on ‘Privacy’ Tab in the top section
  4. From the drop-down box select ‘Use Custom Setting For History’
  5. Un-tick the box that says ‘Accept Cookies From Sites’
  6. Close the window

 

Google Chrome 16.0+

  1. Click the ‘Chrome’ menu
  2. Click on ‘Preferences’
  3. Click on ‘Show advanced settings’
  4. Click the ‘Content Settings’ button under the ‘Privacy’ heading
  5. Click ‘Block sites from setting any data’ under the ‘Cookies’ heading
  6. Scroll down and click the ‘OK’ button
  7. Close the ‘Settings’ tab