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Cookie Policy – Oddschanger.com

Information about our use of Cookies
Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include cookies which enable some of the features and functions of our website.
Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise 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 are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences.
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:

Google Analytics + auto track extension
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_ga: Used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.

_gat: Used to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.

_gid: Used to store and update a unique value for each page visited

_utma: Used to store the number of visits (for each visitor), the time of the first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit.

_utmb: Used to check approximately how fast people leave: when a visit starts, and approximately ends.

_utmc: Used to check approximately how fast people leave: when a visit starts, and approximately ends.

_utmz: records whether the visitor came from a search engine, a link or directly.

Cloudflare

__cfduid: Used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information.

WordPress

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For more information regarding the WordPress cookie policy, please visit; https://wordpress.com

Third Party Cookies

Please note that in some cases, trusted third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services – like Google Analytics) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies which help us to provide you with engaging and relevant content.
We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

Various parts of our site may give you the option to connect with your social media network through third party platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. When you choose to connect to your social network account through our site, third party social media platforms will set cookies over which we have no control, and which are subject to the cookie policies of the relevant third party platform.

Disabling Cookies

You may block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 12 months.