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We use cookies on our site (deliberatelyhere.com) (“our site” “our website”) for a number of purposes. 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.

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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 any e-billing services.

Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognize 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 recognize you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalize 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 the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

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:

Visitor ID – this cookie is a numeric value that identifies unique visitors and provides coherence and consistency to a site visit;

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;

Order – this cookie ensures that your shopping basket works correctly.

Third-party cookies.

Our website will set several types of third-party cookies, and we do not control the operation of any of them. The third-party cookies which may be set 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: https://policies.google.com/privacy

CommentLuv – we use CommentLuv to give blog commenters the option to include a link to one of their recent blog posts with their comment. This data improves the users experience. You can opt out of using CommentLuv when posting your comments. For more information on this privacy policy contact the developer here: https://wordpress.org/plugins/commentluv/

Askimet – we use Askimet to block spam 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 view their terms of service here: https://akismet.com/tos/

HelloBar – we sometimes use HelloBar to collect email addresses or encourage users to visit a certain page. You can view HelloBar’s privacy policy here: https://www.hellobar.com/privacy-policy/

Social Warfare – we use Social Warfare to enable easy sharing on our website. You can view their privacy policy here: https://warfareplugins.com/privacy-policy/

MailerLite – we use MailerLite as our email service provider of choice and we have various opt-in forms around our site. To view MailerLite’s privacy policy, go here: https://www.mailerlite.com/privacy-policy/

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