Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
My website uses several kinds of cookies, as follows.
There are three WordPress cookies. They are set when you make a comment on the Warp Space blog and their purpose is to save you from having to keep re-entering your personal details. These cookies are set to expire a little under one year from the time they’re set, but if you want to go and delete them using your browser’s privacy options you can do so at any time. They are:
Note that if you book a class through my online shop, and choose to set up an account when you do so, then an additional cookie will be activated so that your browser ‘knows’ when you are logged in.
There are three of these too. They are used by my online shop, and will be set when you place something into your shopping cart to enable your booking to proceed. They expire when your session has ended and you close your browser.
It is worth noting at this point that my website is securely encrypted so your personal information, cookies and all, is protected.
The little widget that pops up and asks you whether you’d like to subscribe to my newsletter sets a cookie so that, once you have closed it, you won’t get bothered by it again for 30 days. It is called
The slimstat cookie works with Google analytics to determine – anonymously – which pages my visitors like best. Of course, you are also welcome to tell me yourself by email or in the comments!
In this Kafka-esque world, the Cookie Notice Acceptance cookie records that you have accepted the need for cookies!