The Macro Strategist Cookie Policy

This cookie policy explains how The Macro Strategist uses cookies and similar technologies to recognize when you visit our website ( It explains what these technologies are and why they are used, as well as your rights to control them.

In some cases we may use cookies to collect personal information, or that becomes personal information if we combine it with other information. In such cases, our private policy ( will apply in addition to this cookie policy.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small data files  that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by website owners to make them work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.

Cookies are set by the website owner (in this case, The Macro Strategist) are called "first party cookies." Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called "third party cookies." Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website. The parties that set these third party cookies can recognize your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites.

Why Do We Use Cookies?

We use first party cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our websites to operate, and we refer to these as "essential" or "strictly necessary" cookies. Other cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our users in order to enhance their experience. These will be described below.

Essential Cookies

These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of the features, such as access to secure areas.

Because these are essential, you cannot refuse them. You can block or delete them by changing your browser settings.

Performance and Functionality Cookies

These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our website and services, but they are non-essential to their use. However, without these cookies, certain functionality (like videos) will become unavailable.

You may refuse these cookies, and to find additional information please check "How Can I Control Cookies?"

Analytic and Customization Cookies

These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help use understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us further customize our website and services for you.

You may refuse these cookies, and to find additional information please check "How Can I Control Cookies?"

Social Networking Cookies

These cookies are used to enable you to share pages and content you find interest on our websites (while maintaining adherence to your terms of service) through third party social networking and other websites. These cookies can be used for advertising purposes too.

You may refuse these cookies, and to find additional information please check "How Can I Control Cookies?"

Other Tracking Technology

Cookies are not the only way to recognize or track visitors to a website. We may use other, similar technologies from time to time, like web beacons. These are tiny graphic files that contain a unique identifier that enable us to recognize when someone has visited our website. This allows us, for example, to monitor traffic patterns of users from one page to another, to deliver or communicate with cookies, to understand whether you have come to our website from a third party site, to improve site performance and to measure the success of certain advertising campaigns. In many instances, these technologies are reliant on cookies to function properly, and declining cookies will impair their functionality.

Flash Cookies or Local Shared Objects

Our website may also use so-called "Flash cookies" to, among other things, collect and store information about your use of our services, fraud prevention and other site operations.

If you do not want Flash cookies stored on your computer, you can adjust the settings of your Flash player to block such cookies. Please note that setting the Flash player to restrict or limit acceptance of Flash cookies may reduce or impede the functionality of some Flash applications, including, potentially, Flash applications used in connection with our services or online content.

How Can I Control Cookies?

You can set or amend your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies. If you choose to reject cookies, you may still use the website and services though your access to some functionality and areas of the website may be restricted. As the means by which you can refuse cookies through your web browser controls vary from browser-to-browser, and you should visit your browser's help menu for further details.

In addition, most advertising networks offer you a way to opt our of targeting advertising. If you would like to find our more information, please visit or

Cookie Policy Update

We may update this policy from time to time in order to reflect changes in the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Please re-visit this policy regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies.

Any questions, please contact us.