I use cookies on my sites ( and for a number of purposes. They help me to provide you with a good experience when you browse my website, and also allow us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to my use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that I store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

I use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of my website.

They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of my website, use a shopping cart or make use of the e-billing services.

Analytical/performance cookies. They allow me to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around my website when they are using it. This helps me to improve the way my website works, for example, by ensuring that users find what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognize you when you return to my website. This enables me to personalize my content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to my website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. I will use this information to make my website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. I may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies I use and the purposes for which we use them below.

First-party (IT Governance Ltd) cookies

This website will set some cookies that are essential for the website to operate correctly. These cookies, none of which capture personally identifiable information, are as follows:

Visitor ID– this cookie is a numeric value that identifies unique visitors and provides coherence and consistency to a site visit;

Page Number– this cookie identifies the page you are on;

Session ID– this cookie identifies your website session;

Test– this cookie checks whether or not your browser supports cookies;

Order– this cookie ensures that your shopping basket works correctly.

Third-party cookies

My websites will set several types of third-party cookie, and I do not control the operation of any of them. The third-party cookies which may be set include:

Google Analytics– I use Google Analytics to collect data about website usage. This data does not include personally identifiable information. You can view the Google Privacy Policy here:

AddThis – the AddThis cookie is used when you use the ShareThis service on my website to share a link with Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, etc. You can read the AddThis Privacy Policy here:

Facebook Pixels – I use Facebook Pixels to retarget website users for Facebook ads. This means that if you browse my website, you’re more likely to see my Facebook ads. You can view the Privacy Policy here: 

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of my site.