Cookies on blip blop

Does blip blop use cookies?

Yes, we are big fans of cookies especially with chocolate chips.

No, seriously – cookies?

Alright, alright. We use cookies for Google Analytics for the sole purpose of seeing how users interact with blip blop. blip blop will only be using these data in order to improve the site itself based on how users interaction with the site.

The Facebook and Twitter plugins in the sidebar also uses cookies to detect whether you’re logged in to their services. This is required for users to be able to interact with either Facebook or Twitter directly via blipblop.net.

As of May 26, 2016 blip blop has enabled Hotjar tracking. Hotjar is a tool that generates heatmaps of where users click on a website. The tool stores cookies in the visitor’s browser to make this heatmap generation possible.

Will Google be getting some of those data?

Analytics is a Google product so it’s highly likely that they will use your data. You can read more about what Google will use said data for here.

Can I turn off cookies?

No, at least not directly. However, we’re perfectly cool with you using a plugin or something else that will hide your visit from us or in other ways prevent our use of cookies.

We don’t make money from blip blop and we only intend to use the data we gather from Analytics and Hotjar for site improvement purposes. blip blop will not directly hand over any information from Analytics or Hotjar to a third party. However, we cannot account for what Google or Hotjar does with the data generated through their services and we recommend reading their privacy policies for further insights into this.