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Privacy Policy does not collect any personal information from you. The only information I collect is what you provide when you comment on a blog post on this website.

Any information you provide will not be used, sold, distributed, or otherwise shared in any way with any third party, unless you specifically request me to. I will only use the information you submit to reply to your comment, if required.


The website uses a number of cookies to enable you to use this website. Below is a list of the cookies the site may use and explanations of their purpose.

Website Functionality

The following cookies are an essential part of the experience on and are necessary for the functioning of the website:

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Web Analytics

The following cookies are part of the site’s web analytics software – Google Analytics – and are fully anonymised. I require web analytics data to monitor my website’s functionality and to make fully informed decisions about improving the website for its users.

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Social Media

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I regularly embed videos in my blog posts from third party video streaming sites such as YouTube and Vimeo. Each of these video streaming sites may place a cookie in your browser when you visit a blog post that contains such an embedded video, and/or when you subsequently play that video.

Removing Cookies

If you do not want us to place cookies, please do not use this website. You can remove existing cookies in most browsers by pressing the Ctrl + Shift + Del keys on your keyboard simultaneously, which will summon your browser’s relevant option window.


If you have any questions or comments about your privacy and the information this site stores about you, please don’t hesitate to contact me via email:



Adamus is the online identity of Barry Adams. A Dutchman living in Northern Ireland, Barry / Adamus is an internet fanatic, skeptic, technophile, gamer, and geek.

On this personal blog he provides his unpolished view of the world and its insanities.

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