Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy was last updated on August 13, 2021, and applies to citizens and legal permanent residents of the United Kingdom.

1. Introduction

Our website, https://www.blackgayblog.com (hereinafter: “the website”), uses cookies and other related technologies (for convenience, all technologies are referred to as “cookies”). Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged. In the document below, we inform you about the use of cookies on our website.

2. What are cookies?

A cookie is a small, simple file sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive or another device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit.

3. What are scripts?

A script is a piece of programme code used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.

4. What is a web beacon?

A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website used to monitor traffic. To do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.

5. Cookies

5.1 Technical or functional cookies

Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website, and, for example, the items remain in your shopping cart until you have paid. We may place these cookies without your consent.

5.2 Statistics cookies

We use statistics cookies to optimize the website experience for our users. With these statistics cookies, we get insights into the usage of our website. We ask your permission to place statistics cookies.

5.3 Marketing/Tracking cookies

Marketing/Tracking cookies are cookies or any other form of local storage used to create user profiles to display advertising or track the user on this website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes.

5.4 Social media buttons

On our website, we have included buttons to promote web pages (e.g. “like”, “pin”) or share (e.g. “tweet”) on social networks. These buttons work using pieces of code coming from 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 read the privacy statement of these social networks (which can change regularly) to read what they do with the (personal) data they process using these cookies. The data that is retrieved is anonymised as much as possible.

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 “Save preferences”, you consent to us using the categories of cookies and plug-ins you selected in the pop-up, as described in this Cookie Policy. You can disable the use of cookies via your browser, but please note that our website may no longer work properly.

6.1 Manage your consent settings

6.2 VendorsThe TCF vendor list is not available when javascript is disabled, like on AMP.