The privacy of our visitors to askdrcheese.com is important to us.
At askdrcheese.com, we recognize that privacy of your personal
information is important. Here is information on what types of personal
information we receive and collect when you use and visit
askdrcheese.com, and how we safeguard your information. We never sell
your personal information to third parties.
As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in
log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet
protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or
Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet
Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you
visited throughout our site.
Cookies and Web Beacons
preferences when you visit our site. This could include only showing you
a popup once in your visit, or the ability to login to some of our
features, such as forums.
In order to gain a sense of
the impact of our website, we use Statcounter analytics which uses
cookies to analyse our traffic. We use Statcounter to understand how
people are interacting with our website and to see which are our most
popular types of posts. When you visit our website, a StatCounter
analytics cookie (called "is_unique") may be placed in your browser.
This cookie is used only to determine whether you are a first-time or
returning visitor and to estimate unique visits to the site. No personal
information is stored in the cookie. We do not share any information
You may set your browser to refuse/accept StatCounter analytics cookies
this Statcounter page and clicking on the button.
We also use third party advertisements on askdrcheese.com to support our
site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and
web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these
advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program)
information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used
to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed.
This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real
estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads
based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone
who frequents cooking sites).
DoubleClick DART cookies
We also may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick,
which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and
visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google
AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to
you and your interests (”interest based targeting”). The ads served will
be targeted based on your previous browsing history (For example, if you
have been viewing sites about visiting Las Vegas, you may see Las Vegas
hotel advertisements when viewing a non-related site, such as on a site
about hockey). DART uses “non personally identifiable information”. It
does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email
address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers,
bank account numbers or credit card numbers. You can opt-out of this ad
serving on all sites using this advertising by visiting
You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or
third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences
in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect
how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites.
This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such
as logging into forums or accounts.
does not mean you are permanently opted out of any advertising program.
Unless you have settings that disallow cookies, the next time you visit
a site running the advertisements, a new cookie will be added.