Cookie Policy

Effective September 19, 2019

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or "break" certain elements of the sites functionality. Cookies are not spyware or adware and can't deliver viruses or run programs on your device. To find out more about cookies, please visit www.youronlinechoices.eu

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site (log in, access content). Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

Deleting Cookies

You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer (see your browser Help for how to do this). Doing this may have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

The Cookies We Set

Account related cookies

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

Third Party Cookies

When you use the website, you may also be sent third party cookies. This is your current status regarding third party cookies:

Google Analytics

SQLhabit uses Google Analytics to anonymously monitor activity and improve website usability. Google Analytics is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web. It helps to understand how users use the website and provide ways to improve user experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages you visit.

For more information, please visit https://policies.google.com/privacy or https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies.

Hotjar

Hotjar is a tool similar to Google Analytics. It helps to understand usage patterns (via heatmaps or scrollmaps, user surveys etc) in order to improve SQLhabit usability.

For more information, please visit https://www.hotjar.com/legal/policies/privacy.

YouTube

SQLhabit website uses embedded Youtube videos on homepage to explain how website is working and on other pages. Youtube might set its cookies.

For more information about data protection related to YouTube, please see the Google Privacy Policy.

Gumroad

SQLhabit uses Gumroad to accept payments. Gumroad might set its cookies.

For more information, please visit https://gumroad.com/privacy

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. We may change this Cookie Statement from time to time; please check back here for any updates.