What they are
Cookies are small data files that are issued to your device when you visit a website and that store information about your use of a service.
Why we use them
How they work
When you visit TolkienGuide, our web server sends a cookie to your device, which allows us to recognize your device (but not the specific person using it). By associating the identification numbers in the cookies with other account information when, for example, you log in to our Services, we know that the cookie information relates to your user account. Most of the cookies used by our Services are served by us, and some are served by Google Analytics, who are delivering services on our behalf.
Examples of the types of cookies used by TolkienGuide:
TolkienGuide uses authentication cookies to tell us when you're logged in to TolkienGuide. This lets us show you personalized views related to your interactions with the site - marking conversations as unread or read for example, and any private messages that have been sent to your account.
Site features and services
Analytics and research
If you block cookies via your browser settings, you will not be able to log in to TolkienGuide or post on the site.
Our Do Not Track Policy
Some browsers have "do not track" features that allow you to tell a website not to track you. These features are not all uniform. We do not currently respond to those signals.