Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies?
Most websites collect data in the form of cookies. Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer, and they are used to personalize and improve the user experience by storing data about how you use the The Vibrant Dreamer (hereinafter “we”, “our”). Cookies are also placed by some third parties we have engaged.

Some cookies are temporary cookies, and will expire after a certain time. Some cookies will last only for as long as your web browser has the site open, but some cookies may last for a year or longer. Other cookies will remain on your computer until you manually delete them. Please review our Privacy Policy for more information, including information about our third-party services.

You can disable the use of all cookies, but please note that our website or sections of our website may no longer work properly. You can disable cookies at any time by going to your browser preferences. If you need instructions on how to do that, you can check the “Help” section of your browser, or visit the About Cookies website.

How The Vibrant Dreamer Uses Cookies
When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. As soon as you click on “Accept Cookies” you consent to us using all cookies and plugins as described in the pop-up and this cookie statement, and also our Privacy Policy. You may revoke your consent at any time by clicking on the “Cookie Settings” menu in the lower left corner of the page, and clicking on “Reject Cookies”. Please note that strictly-necessary cookies are enabled by default, but these do not contain personally identifiable information and they are used for the website to function properly.

When you accept cookies on our website, a cookie is generated stating that you have done so.

Wordfence, our security plugin, sets cookies for the following: to determine if a viewer is an administrator or not (this helps ensure security), to determine if a viewer is a human or a bot, and to track if a viewer may bypass country blocking by accessing a hidden URL.

Like many other sites, we do not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) requests from your browser at this time.

Some links on The Vibrant Dreamer are affiliate links, which means I receive a commission at no extra cost to you if you purchase something via my link. Affiliate links contain tracking cookies so the affiliate program knows where the sale originated from. All of our affiliate networks and their respective privacy policies are listed on our Privacy Policy page.

Third-Party Cookies
The Vibrant Dreamer uses Google Analytics, which is a service that helps us analyze website traffic. Google Analytics generates cookies based on your use of the Website. Google Analytics automatically anonymizes your IP address; therefore, no personally identifiable information is ever transmitted. You may opt-out of Google Analytics by installing a browser add-on. Instructions to do so can be found here.

For more information about Google Analytics and their use of cookies, please click here.

On The Vibrant Dreamer we include buttons to promote webpages (e.g. “like”, “pin”) or share (e.g. “tweet”) on social networking websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google+, and Ko-Fi. These buttons work using pieces of code coming from the social media websites themselves. This code places cookies. These social media buttons also can store and process certain information, so a personalized advertisement can be shown to you. Please review the privacy statement of these social networks to read what they do with your data. When data is transmitted to a third-party, personally identifiable information is anonymized.

Last Updated: 5 December 2018