Cookies Policy

  • Last updated: 24/5/2018


What are cookies?
This site uses cookies which are small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences and provide anonymous tracking data to third-party applications such as Google Analytics, Google Ad-Sense, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest and many other social media websites. The cookie file allows the service or third part to recognise you and make your next visit easier and the service more useful to you.

Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies.

How Laura : Fat to Fit uses cookies
When you use and access Laura : Fat to Fit, we may place a number of cookies in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of this blog, to provide analytics for myself, to store your preferences for this site, such as commenting information(dependant on whether yo decide to provide this or comment anonymously), enable advertisements including behavioural advertising which is tailored to you.

This site uses cookies from Google to deliver its services and to analyse traffic. Your IP address and user agent are shared with Google, together with performance and security metrics, to ensure good quality of service, generate usage statistics and to detect and address abuse.

Disabling Cookies
As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. Disabling cookies will usually result in disabling certain functionality and features on this blog and therefore it's not recommended.

Please see below for webpages you can visit for disabling cookies on your preferred browser:

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Third Party Cookies
This website uses cookies that are provided by trusted third parties. These will be detailed below:

This blog uses Google Analytics. This is a tool used to help me understand the ways in which the site is being used and allows me to find ways to improve your experience. The cookies used by Google Analytics can track things such as: how long a user spends on a website, what pages are visited etc without personally indentifying individual visitor to Google.

This information allows me to continue to provide and produce content tailored by statistics.

If you would like more information on the Google Analytics cookie, please visit their official page for more details.

This blog also uses Google Adsense. Google Adsense is a service that is used for advertising. This uses a DoubleClick cookie and is used to serve more relevant adverts and limit the number of times that an advert is shown to you.

If you would like more information on Google Adsense, please see their official Google Adsense Privacy FAQ.

Where can you find out more information about the cookies?

You can learn more about cookies at the following third party websites:

  • How Google Uses Cookies:
  • AllAboutCookies:
  • Network Advertising Initiative:

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