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You should be aware that some cookies are used to personally identify you, including where:
- you add a post to this blog
- you comment on the posts or replies of others
- you are logged into a social media account which may then log personal data about you (see social sharing)
Such identifiable information may be viewable by blog administrators, certain Tait staff and, if published, members of the public. Please note that email addresses of commenters are not made public through the commenting system we use.
The nature of the cookies used by this blog are detailed below, along with ways to opt out of these cookies. Unfortunately, the platform this blog is hosted on doesn’t currently have an option to switch off cookies altogether so we recommend you reject cookies from your browser side if you wish not to store them and still enjoy this blog.
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We use social sharing functions to allow you to share our content on social networking sites through ‘Facebook’ ‘Twitter’ ‘LinkedIn’ and via email. In order for this sharing to function we rely on external scripts. You should be aware that there is the potential for these sites to be collecting information about your internet browsing habits, even if you don’t click on any of the buttons. If you are signed into a service such as Google or Facebook you should find out how each of these sites uses your information.
Learn more about how to control cookies here
Information on how to control cookies for each browser
Details on your choices with regards to cookies, and how you can action them as listed below for popular web browsers:
Google Chrome – http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
Internet Explorer – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/260971
Firefox – http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
Safari – http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677