Like many other Web sites, this website makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyse trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
A cookie is a piece of information which is saved as a small text file on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. It is generated by the website that you are visiting and tells the website when you return.
Improving our website. Anonymous analytics cookies show trends in how people use our site and help us make decisions on how to improve the user experience by making content better and easier to find. Allowing you to share content. Social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter may also set third party cookies on our website which enable you to share content with your social network. To find out more about cookies, including how to control and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org
Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete www.example.com cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)
We may use this to understand how the site is being used in order to improve the user experience. User data is all anonymous. You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html
On many of the pages of the site you will see ‘social buttons’. These enable users to share or bookmark the web pages. There are buttons for: Twitter, Google +1, Facebook ‘Like’, LinkedIn ‘Share’, and StumbleUpon & others similar. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of Polarbites. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including this website. So if you click on any of these buttons, these sites will be registering that action and may use that information. In some cases these sites will be registering the fact that you are visiting this website, and the specific pages you are on, even if you don’t click on the button if you are logged into their services, like Google and Facebook. You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.