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Cookie Policy

4. Use of cookies
The BluePencilSet Website uses cookies for record keeping purposes and to improve the service to you, but none of the data collected through cookies can be used to identify you.

What are cookies?
A cookie is a small amount of data sent to your computer or mobile phone from a website. This means the website can recognise your device (your computer or mobile phone) if you return to the same site.

A cookie often includes a unique identifier, which is a randomly generated number. This is stored on your device's hard drive. Many cookies are automatically deleted after you finish using a website.

Cookies are not programs and do not collect information from your device.

Cookies make your experience of using websites faster and easier. They allow websites to create a customised view of pages to which you navigate. For example, they are commonly used to authenticate or identify registered users of a website without requiring them to sign in each time they access it. Other uses include maintaining a 'shopping basket' of goods a user has chosen to purchase, site personalisation (presenting different pages to different users) and tracking the pages a user has visited on a site for analysis purposes.

Cookies may come with or without an expiry date. Cookies without an expiry date exist until the browser is closed, while cookies with an expiry date may be stored by the device until the expiry date passes.

You can restrict or block cookies set by BluePencilSet.com but this may limit your use of some functionality, core pieces of content will still be possible even with cookies disabled.

How to manage your cookies
Cookies are sent to your browser (whether you use Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari or any other browser) by a website and then stored in the cookies directory of your device. To check and update your cookies settings, you will need to know what browser you are using and what version of it you have. You can usually find this out by opening the browser (just as if you were going to use the internet) and then clicking on 'Help' and then 'About'. This will give you information about the browser version you are using.

To find out how to allow, block, delete and manage the cookies on all standard web browsers, go to www.aboutcookies.org and select the browser and version you are using. You'll also find information about how to delete cookies from your computer.

You can manage these small files and learn more about them from the article, Internet Browser cookies-what they are and how to manage them.

If you use a mobile phone to browse the website or other sites that use cookies, please refer to your handset manual for guidance.

Cookies used on the BluePencilSet website
The following is a list of cookies used by our website, and what they are used for:
 
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Google Analytics

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These cookies allow us to count page visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site, using a service provided by Google Analytics Google Privacy Policy
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AddThis shares only non-personally identifiable information with website publishers who have the AddThis Button enabled on their websites for the purpose of analytics. It provides statistics on sharing trends, and the top content segments shared so that publishers can understand how users share their content and advertisers can better target their ads. AddThis Privacy Policy
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Flickr is a popular website for users to share and embed personal photographs, the service is widely used by bloggers to host images that they embed in blogs/websites and social media. ImageFlickr Privacy Policy
YouTube Cookies VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE This cookie is installed by YouTube, and tracks your preferences when you view embedded YouTube video content on our website. Google Policies and Principles
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The Facebook plugin on our website allows you to quickly 'Like' our official Facebook page. This cookie is installed by Facebook, and is used to detect if you are currently logged into Facebook when you visit our website, and if you already 'Like' our Facebook page. Facebook Privacy Policy
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The Twitter plugin on our website allows you to quickly follow our official Twitter account. These cookies are installed by Twitter and are used to detect if you are currently logged into Twitter when you visit our website, and if you are already following us. Twitter Privacy Policy
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The Google+ plugin on our website allows you to promote our website to your contacts using the ‘+1’ button. This cookie is installed by Google to detect if you are currently logged in with a Google account. Google Policies

Please note that, where we embed content from third-party sites such as Flickr and YouTube, you may also have cookies from these third-party websites installed on your device. BluePencilSet does not control these cookies and you should check the privacy policy of the relevant website for more information. Please also note that, if you use one of the ‘sharing tools’ on our website to share content using social networks, these social networks may install a cookie on your device. BluePencilSet does not control these cookies and you should check the privacy policy of the relevant website for more information.

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