by Umar

Cookie Policy for The Vortex Code

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies,
which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your
experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why
we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent
these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain
elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies…

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately is most
cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without
completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is
recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them
or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser
(see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will
affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling
cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of
the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the
signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted
when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your
site preferences when logged out.

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This
prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These
cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can
only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used
to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications
which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or
comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the
functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In
order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information
can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The
following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted
analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and
ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how
long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to
produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics

Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we
can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how
long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we
can improve the site for you.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the
site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used
to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst
ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

As we sell products it’s important for us to understand statistics about how many of
the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of
data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can
accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and
product costs to ensure the best possible price.

The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to
serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad
is shown to you.

For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.

We use adverts to offset the costs of running this site and provide funding for
further development. The behavioural advertising cookies used by this site are
designed to ensure that we provide you with the most relevant adverts where possible
by anonymously tracking your interests and presenting similar things that may be of

In some cases we may provide you with custom content based on what you tell us about
yourself either directly or indirectly by linking a social media account. These
types of cookies simply allow us to provide you with content that we feel may be of
interest to you.

Several partners advertise on our behalf and affiliate tracking cookies simply allow
us to see if our customers have come to the site through one of our partner sites so
that we can credit them appropriately and where applicable allow our affiliate
partners to provide any bonus that they may provide you for making a purchase.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to
connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following
social media sites including; facebook, twitter, tapatalk, google plus, pinterest,,
will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their
site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined
in their respective privacy policies.

More Information

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
our site. However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact
us through one of our preferred contact methods.


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