What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that may be placed on your device when you visit the SadMan Software web site. When you next visit the web site the cookie allows us to distinguish you from other users.

There are two broad categories of cookies:

  • Persistent cookies
    Persistent cookies remain on your device until deleted manually or automatically.
  • Session cookies
    Session cookies remain on your device until you close your browser when they are automatically deleted.

Cookies we use and why we use them

  • Essential cookies
    Essential cookies are technical cookies that are required for the operation of the site. Without essential cookies the site can't operate properly. Essential cookies include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into the support forums.
  • Performance cookies
    Performance cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to the site and to see how visitors move around them. This helps us to improve the way the site work by enabling us to tailor the site to the way visitors use them. The information we collect from performance cookies is aggregated which means that we cannot identify individual visitors from it.
  • Marketing cookies
    Our third-party advertisers, such as Google, may use cookies, and you should view their privacy policy if this concerns you.

Your right to refuse cookies and what happens if you refuse them

You can refuse cookies by activating the relevant setting on your browser. However, if you do so you may not be able to access all or parts of the site. If you carry on using the site and do not change your browser settings we will assume you consent to us using cookies as described above.