What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.
Like most other websites, The Inner Atlas uses cookies to help provide you with the best experience it can.

My cookies help to:

  • Make my website work as you’d expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve this website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping me to offer the service I do at the price I do)

I do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below.

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies I take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from the site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that this site will not work as you would expect.


Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called “spyware”. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.

The cookie information text on this site was derived from content provided by Attacat Internet Marketing, a marketing agency based in Edinburgh. If you need similar information for your own website you can use their free cookie audit tool.

More about our Cookies

Website Function Cookies

Our own cookies

I use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Remembering your search settings
  • Allowing you to add comments to this site

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use this site.

Third party functions

This site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Our site includes the following which use cookies:

  • YouTube video players for videos I want to share with you.

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily share the content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter I have included sharing buttons on this site.

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

I use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited this website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. These analytics programs also tell us if , on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before.

Google Analytics and Jetpack are both used to generate anonymous statistics on this website.