Protecting Your Privacy is Important to Us
Collecting and Using Personal Information
We do not collect personal information unless our website visitors volunteer it. When you voluntarily send us electronic mail or complete our online form, we collect your name, email address, specified interests and your message so that we can reply to your inquiry.
How We Protect and Use the Personal Information We Collect
The personal information collected is used only by JackAndMatt.com for the purpose that it was originally collected. We will not sell or trade any personally identifiable information that may be collected from our website and will not disclose such information to third parties.
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Revised: February 2021
A cookie is a small piece of text that is placed on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies were created so that information could be saved between visits to a website. They collect and store information about you based on your browsing patterns and information you provide. Cookies record language preferences, for example, or let users avoid logging in each time they visit a site. Almost all of the most popular websites use them. Cookies can be very useful because, without them, you would have to enter certain bits of your personal information each time you visit your favourite site.
Cookies & Privacy
Cookies can be used to track what you do on the web – which sites you visit and what you do there. From this information, third parties, such as advertisers, can build profiles about you. These profiles can then be used to place advertisements on websites you visit. These advertisements are thought to be more interesting to you because they are based on what someone thinks you like or who someone thinks you are (a man, a woman, single, married, etc.). This practice of building profiles of computer users to tailor advertising to them is called “behavioural advertising”. From a privacy perspective, this is okay – as long as you know what is going on and agree to it. Many people, however, do not know about cookies and behavioural advertising. Some people may know about them but may not want such advertisements and are unsure how they can stop them. Some people may not like the idea of being tracked and profiled online. They may worry about who has their information and what is going into their profile.
Flash cookies were created by Adobe’s Flash browser add-on for multimedia. Flash cookies can be used to save information between sessions and they are also used to track the websites you visit. They are not normally visible to you. Options to control or delete them are usually absent or difficult to find. If web cookies (including third-party cookies) are deleted, Flash cookies can be used to recreate them.
Super cookies use new storage locations built into browsers to save information about you. The storage mechanisms are larger and more flexible than traditional cookies, so more information can be stored. These types of cookies – third-party cookies, Flash cookies, and super cookies – raise privacy concerns because they are largely hidden from view, difficult to locate, and hard to delete – if they can be deleted at all. See Web Tracking with Cookies for more information on the privacy challenges posed by these cookies.
Your browsing history can also be tracked without using cookies. Beacons (also called “web bugs”) are small, invisible image files included on a web page or hidden in an e-mail message. When you visit that page or open the e-mail, the image is downloaded and information about you – your Internet address, where you are, the page you’re reading and so on – are traceable.
Disable and Clear Cookies in All Major Browsers
Disable Cookies in Chrome
Click “Settings” in the top-right corner, marked by the three “dots”. Click “Show advanced settings” at the bottom of the screen. Move on to the “Privacy” section and click on the “Content settings…” button.
The settings for cookies may be changed in the cookies section right at the top. To allow the retrieval of the first-party and third-party cookies, select “Allow local data to be set”. To disallow the storage of all types of cookies, select “Block sites from setting any data”. One important bit has to be kept in mind, choosing such a setting may result in the improper functioning of websites that require sign-in information. To block third-parties from creating and collecting cookies make sure to check “Block third-party cookies and site data”. This will prevent third-party websites (mostly advertisers) from storing cookies on the user’s browser.
Disable Cookies in Firefox
Click on the menu button, marked by the three horizontal lines in the top-right corner and select “Options”. Move on to the “Privacy” tab on the left side. Under the “History” option select “Use custom settings for history” in the drop-down box.
Choosing the box containing “Accept cookies from sites” will result in the websites being able to store cookies. If you would like to prevent cooking from being stored and access by third-parties make sure to set “Accept third-party cookies” to “Never” in the drop-down box. This will prevent third-parties from storing cookies on the user’s browser.
Disable Cookies in Microsoft Edge
Click on the menu button marked by the three dots in the top-right corner and select “Settings”. Scroll down the bottom of the side panel and click on the “View advanced settings” button. To disable cookies select “Block all cookies” in the drop-down box right below the “Cookies” section.
Disable Cookies in Internet Explorer
Click on the “Settings” icon in the top-right corner and select “Internet options”. Switch to the “Privacy” tab. Move the slider all the way up and you should see “Block all cookies” displayed right next to it. To allow cookies you will need to move the slider all the way down instead.
Disable Cookies in Safari
Click on the “Safari” menu item, and then the “Preference” option from the drop-down menu. Switch to the “Privacy” tab at the top. Next to “Cookies and website data” select “Always block”.
Disable Cookies in Opera
Click on “Tools” in the top menu and select “Preferences” in the drop-down box. Switch to the “Advanced” tab at the top. Select “Cookies” on the left side. Select “Never accept cookies” to disable cookies.
Clear Cookies in Chrome
Click “Settings” in the top-right corner, marked by the three “dots”. Click “Show advanced settings” at the bottom of the screen. Move on to the “Privacy” section and click on the “Content settings…” button. In the popup box click on “All cookies and site data…” button.
Click on the “Remove all” button in the top-right corner to clear cookies in Chrome. To delete individual cookies only you may enter it in the “Search cookies” text box and then either delete them one by one or click on the “Remove all shown” button.
Clear Cookies in Firefox
Click on the menu button, marked by the three horizontal lines in the top-right corner and select “Options”. Move on to the “Privacy” tab on the left side. Under the “History” option select “Use custom settings for history” in the drop-down box. Click on the “Show cookies…” button. Click on the “Remove all” button at the bottom of the pop-up box to clear cookies in Firefox. To delete individual cookies only you may enter it in the “Search” text box and then click on the “Remove selected” button.
Clear Cookies in Microsoft Edge
Click on the menu button marked by the three dots in the top-right corner and select “Settings”. Click on “Choose what to clear” button below the “Clear browsing data” heading. Check “Cookies and saved website data” and hit the “Clear” button to clear all cookies in Microsoft Edge.
Clear cookies in Internet Explorer
Click on the “Settings” icon in the top-right corner and select “Internet options”. Click on “Delete…” under the “Browsing history” tab. Check “Cookies and website data” and hit delete to clear cookies in Internet Explorer.
Clear Cookies in Safari
Click on the “Safari” menu item, and then the “Preference” option from the drop-down menu. Switch to the “Privacy” tab at the top. Click on the “Remove all website data” to clear cookies in Safari. To delete individual cookies only click on “Details…” button, enter a domain in the “Search” text box and click on the “Remove” button.
Clear Cookies in Opera
Click on “Tools” in the top menu and select “Preferences” in the drop-down box. Switch to the “Advanced” tab at the top. Select “Cookies” on the left side. Click on “Manage cookies” and then “Delete all cookies” to clear cookies in Opera.