What Are Cookies
For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.
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The Cookies I Set
Site preferences cookies
In order to provide you with a great experience on this site, I provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, I need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page that is affected by your preferences.
Third Party Cookies
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping me to understand how you use the site and improving your experience. These cookies may track things such as how much time you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so I can continue to produce engaging content.
For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned, if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not, it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on this website.
However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact me via the contact form.