Privacy policy

Here at we do not have time, energy, nor inclination to save any data about visitors to the site at all in any way shape or form, BUT we do allow Google to place adverts on our site and Google uses cookies which may retain information about your visit to this site. Also other parties that Google is doing business with *may* also put cookies out for their advertising purposes.

In all the years that i have had this domain, i have not had advertising until 2016, and so prior to this point in time, NO cookies were used.

Here are the details taken from Google's adsense site.

Your privacy policy should include the following information:

  • Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user's prior visits to your website or other websites.
  • Google's use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings. (Alternatively, you can direct users to opt out of a third-party vendor's use of cookies for personalized advertising by visiting

If you have not opted out of third-party ad serving, the cookies of other third-party vendors or ad networks may also be used to serve ads on your site, which should also be disclosed in your privacy policy in the following manner:

  • Notify your site visitors of the third-party vendors and ad networks serving ads on your site.
  • Provide links to the appropriate vendor and ad network websites.
  • Inform your users that they may visit those websites to opt out of the use of cookies for personalized advertising (if the vendor or ad network offers this capability). Alternatively, you can direct users to opt out of some third-party vendors’ uses of cookies for personalized advertising by visiting


So that is the skinny on the subject of your privacy online. Basically, no one has any if they are not using encryption, and proxies. It is what it is, this brave new world.

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