Cookies Policy

Last Modified: April 1st, 2021 and its affiliates, including Soaring Ship, LLC, a Pennsylvania corporation (collectively, “,” “we,” or “us”), uses cookies to help make (this “Site”), better and to support advertising that enables the stories on this Site to be available for free.  

Some of the cookies we use are essential for this Site to work.  We also use some non-essential cookies to collect information for making reports and to help us improve this Site.  

Use of Cookies by

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or other Internet-connected device by websites that you visit.  They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the website owners.  The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

CookiesNamePurposeCookies Expire After
AdSense (Google)[NID SID AID DSID TAID][This cookie / these cookies] are used to collect information about your visits to this Site and other websites to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. To learn more about this practice and your choices about not having this information used by Google, click here. NOTE: User-based ads are disabled for this site. (According to Google Adsense, user-based ads "Show ads based on users’ interests, demographics and Google Account information, and allow Google to collect visitation information from my site to create interest categories.") NOTE: In order to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act, we also restrict data for users who Google determines are from California. (According to Google Adsense, this means "Google restricts how it uses certain unique identifiers and other data. Google will only show non-personalized ads to eligible users in California. Non-personalized ads are based on contextual information, such as the content of your site or app.") NOTE: In order to comply with EU User Consent on this site, we have have selected Non-personalized ads. (According to Google Adsense, this means "Google will show only non-personalized ads to your users in the EEA and the UK.")
Universal Analytics (Google)[_ga _gali _gat_UA-1036645-1 _gid]These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use this Site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve this Site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to this Site, where visitors have come to this Site from, and the pages they visited. Read Google’s overview of Google Analytics data practices here. NOTE: We do not currently embed Google Analytics code on our site or actively use Google Analytics.
YouTube Cookies[PREF VSC VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE remote_sid]We embed videos from our official YouTube channel [using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.] Read YouTube’s overview of managing video embedding options here.NOTE: Our Youtube videos are designated "Made For Kids" at the channel level, meaning ads will not be personalized and notifications, comments, and stories are diasbled. [PREF: Expires after eight months VSC: expires at the end of your session VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE: Expires after eight months remote_sid: expires at the end of your session]

How to Change Your Cookies Settings

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To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, download and install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on here.