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Cookie policy

About cookies and how to manage them

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small files that are stored in your browser’s directories when you visit a website. They can be used for different purposes – e.g. to improve your browsing experience or help a website owner understand how people are using their site.

Does your website use cookies?

Yes, it does. Some cookies that my website may place on your browser are essential, while others are optional.

Essential cookies

Essential cookies ensure that my website works properly. For example, they enable you to successfully complete a transaction like buying a book.

Optional cookies

Optional cookies help me build my business and improve my website. They include non-functional cookies by third-party service providers such as those outlined below. I am an author affiliate of, whose fees support local independent bookshops. (If you buy books from that are linked from my website, I may earn a small commission, which enables me to supplement my income from book sales.) may place or recognise cookies on your browser to track when you visit via links on my website. You can find out more about’s privacy policy here.

Google Analytics: I use Google Analytics to find out how people use my website, so I can keep improving it for readers. Google Analytics uses cookies to collect information about the numbers of visitors to different pages on the website. This information is anonymous. You can find out more about privacy on Google Analytics here. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics altogether, visit

if you’re not OK with that, you can refuse non-functional third-party cookies on my website by selecting ‘Sorry. No optional cookies’ on the cookie notice.

How do I disable all cookies?

If you want to disable all cookies, you can use your browser to do this. To find out more about how to manage or delete cookies, visit or

Where is your data privacy policy?

You can read my full data privacy policy here.

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