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Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.
The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.
There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.
Cookies on our website
Mealplana uses the following cookies on this website, for the following purposes:
- Mealplana server cookies
- Google cookies
- Amazon AWS cookies
Mealplana server cookies
When you use this website, you may be sent cookies from the Mealplana server(s), which may be used for the purposes of providing basic authentication functionality, order processing capabilities, and enhanced usability of the site.
Mealplana does not collect any personal identifiable information via Google Analytics. This means that if a member of Mealplana staff or a member of Google staff where to look at the data stored into Mealplana's Google Analytics account, it wouldn't be possible to link any data stored with a particular individual. This is achieved by anonymizing the user's IP Address click here to learn more, and by ensuring that the data sent from Mealplana to Google Analytics does not contain any personal information.
Basically, Google Analytics helps Mealplana track statistics which help us improve the service, such as which pages of the website receive the most traffic, which buttons receive the most clicks, of from which countries the majority of the traffic to Mealplana flows. It's not possible to link the data collected by Analytics in this case to any individual.
Mealplana also uses Google Adwords cookies to keep track of advertising performance, e.g. which keywords in Google are more relevant to prospective users of the software.
Amazon AWS cookies
Mealplana is hosted in Amazon Web Services (AWS). AWS will store cookies in the user's browser that are required for the normal functioning of the software, such as providing authentication to the site, or tracking software execution errors.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.
In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.
In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.
In Google Chrome, you can click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar. Then:
- Select Settings.
- Click Show advanced settings.
- In the "Privacy" section, click the Content settings button.
- In the "Cookies" section, you can change to your preferred setting.
In Safari, Choose Safari > Preferences, click Privacy, then do any of the following: Change which cookies and website data are accepted: Select a “Cookies and website data” option: Always block: Safari doesn't let any websites, third parties, or advertisers store cookies and other data on your Mac.
Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites, including Mealplana.
You can prevent the collection of the cookie data and your website usage data (including your IP address) by Google and the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing a browser plugin available at: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.