~ Achieving more from life than you have now is simply a matter

of doing the right things in the correct order.Andy Shaw

Cookies explained

A cookie is a small, unique text file associated with your device by a Web site. The cookie is used by the Web site to identify your device whenever you visit that Web site. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your device. Cookies can only be read by a web server from the same domain ( e.g. that saved the cookie on your device. We and/or our third party advertisers may use cookies and Web beacons (also known as ‘pixel tags’) to help you save time, track your usage patterns and provide you with a more personalised service on our Web site.

The main purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific Web page. For example, if you personalise Web pages, or register for products or services, a cookie helps our Web page server to recall your specific information. When you next visit the A Bug Free Mind Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Web site features that you previously chose.

Even if you use more than one device or computer on a regular basis, we can link cookies together so you will still receive a personalised online experience. We can also personalise the information you see based on what we already know about you, so that you spend less time looking for things. So, instead of one site for all Web site visitors, each visitor can have a site which is unique to them.

We may use cookies provided by third-party technology (such as DoubleClick) to collect data about the Web sites that you visit. We may use the data that we collect through our use of these cookies to ensure that you see relevant and useful adverts when you visit our Web site, although we do not currently do this and have no plans to in the future.

Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you want to disable cookies, find out which browser you are using and follow the instructions below. Unfortunately, if you choose to decline cookies, some of the interactive features of the A Bug Free Mind Web sites will not be available to you. We advise regular users of our Web sites to accept cookies from A Bug Free Mind.

We use cookies to improve our service to you, for example, by offering tailored information based on your interests. The usage patterns tracked by cookies remain confidential. We do not share or sell any cookie-generated information. Please note that Web sites to which we link may also use cookies, over which we have no control.

When we use cookies

During the registration process

We allocate cookies during the registration process for our services. These cookies will hold information collected during your registration and will allow us to recognise you as a customer and provide you with the services you require. If your browser is set to reject cookies, you will not be able to register for services. We may also use this data to better understand your interests while online and to personalise your visits to our Web sites.

On different sections of our portal

For visitors to our Web site, we use cookies to collect information. Our servers use two different types of cookies. The first type is known as a ‘session-based’ cookie and is allocated to your computer only for the duration of your visit to our Web site. It helps you to move around the Web site faster and, if you’re a registered customer, it allows us to give you information relevant to your selected service. This cookie automatically expires when you close down your browser.

The second type of cookie is known as a ‘persistent’ cookie. These cookies will remain on your computer for a period of time set for each cookie. This cookie allows us to:

• identify your preferences when customising content for you;
• provide you with relevant self-help information;
• record how many times you visit a page or advertisement;
• limit and record how often you can vote in our polls;
• confirm you are a registered user and save your login details when accessing certain services on our Web site;
• collect statistics on the use of our services.
• limit how often you see a particular advertisement or announcement on our web site;

We may also use cookies and web beacons to ensure that our mailing tools are working properly. Other companies which advertise or offer their products or services on our Web site will also allocate cookies to your computer, over which we have no control.

These cookies are used:

• to serve advertisements on our Web site and track whether these advertisements are clicked on by users;
• to control how often you are shown a particular advertisement;
• to tailor content to your preferences;
• to count the number of anonymous users of the site;
• to provide security within shopping baskets or transactions.

Our advertisers or Web sites to which we link may also use cookies, over which we have no control. The types of cookies they use and how they use the information generated by them will be governed by those companies’ privacy policies.

How you can refuse or opt out of cookies

Most browsers are set by default to accept cookies automatically, but usually you can alter the settings of your browser to prevent automatic acceptance and prompt you every time a cookie is sent to you or to allow you to choose not to receive cookies at all. If you wish to block cookies, please follow the relevant instructions. Take care to ensure that the instructions you select match the type and version of your browser software:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6, 7 & 8

1. Select ‘Tools’ from the main task bar then ‘Internet Options’
2. Click on the ‘Privacy’ tab
3. Choose the level of cookie security you want, ranging from Block All Cookies, High, Medium High, Medium (default level), Low and Accept All Cookies
4. For more detailed information on these options under Internet Explorer 6, please click on the link below.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5

1. Select ‘Tools’ from the main task bar then ‘Internet Options’
2. Change to the ‘Security’ tab and click ‘Custom Level’
3. Scroll down to the ‘Cookies’ section and set ‘Disable’
4. Click ‘OK’

Firefox 2 and 3

1. Select ‘Tools’ from the main task bar and then ‘Options’
2. Click on the ‘Privacy’ panel
3. Under the ‘Cookies’ section uncheck the ‘Accept cookies from sites’ option
4. Click ‘OK’

Firefox 1.0

1. Select ‘Tools’ from the main task bar and then ‘Options’
2. Click on the ‘Privacy’ panel and then click on ‘Cookies’
3. Uncheck the ‘Allow sites to set cookies’ option
4. Click ‘OK’

Opera 9.6

1. Select ‘Tools’ from the main task bar and then ‘Preferences’
2. Click on the ‘Advanced’ panel and then ‘Cookies’
3. Click on ‘Never accept cookies’
4. Click on ‘OK’

Safari 4

1. Click on the Tools button from the main task bar and then ‘Preferences’
2. Click on the ‘Security’ panel
3. Under the ‘Accept Cookies’ section click on ‘Never’
4. Click on the X in the top right corner to close box

Google Chrome

1. Click on the Spanner icon and select ‘Options’ from the drop down list
2. Select the ‘Under the Hood’ tab
3. Change the cookie setting to ‘Block all cookies’
4. Click on the ‘Close’ button

DoubleClick Cookies

1. Go to
2. Click on the “AD COOKIE OPT-OUT” link
3. Ensure you see a “Opt-out completed successfully” message


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