Cookie Policy

Updated: August 2019

What are cookies

A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user’s computer by the user’s web browser while the user is browsing. It may include a unique identifier.

Cookies can help provide a better browsing experience for visitors and can also be used to analyze website traffic or for advertising and marketing purposes. Most websites use cookies and they don’t harm your system.

You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this website may become inaccessible or not function properly.

Cookies can be classified as either “persistent” or “session” cookies.

  • Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline or close your web browser. We use persistent cookies for Google Analytics.
  • Session cookies are used to enhance your browsing experience and are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

How Amethyst Website Design uses cookies

When you use and access the website at https://amethystwebsitedesign.com/, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • To enable certain functions of the website
  • To provide analytics, using Google Analytics

We use both session and persistent cookies on this website:

  • Essential cookies. We may use cookies to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks.
  • Analytics cookies. We may use analytics cookies to track information how the website is used so that we can make improvements. We may also use analytics cookies to test new pages, features or new functionality of the website to see how our users react to them.

Comment cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Embeded content from other websites

Articles on this site may included embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, forms, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content, if you have an account and are logged into that website.

Anonymous data from Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports on website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our website. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to personalize the ads of its own advertising service, even though we don’t serve ads.

Google’s privacy policy is here: https://policies.google.com/privacy

You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites.

You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using either of these:

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, you can visit the help pages of your web browser; see links below. Your settings using this website’s cookies plugin will expire after 1 month.

Please note, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.