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Website Update | End of Cookies and Analytics

2 years ago | Notification

Over the weekend I worked on deciding a new CMS for Lost Ideas Lab's website and finally I moved out of Wordpress ...

While our website is yet not fully functioning and no way close to the past, but we decided to publish this new back-end and as well further developed front-end version ...

One of the major changes we have made is not to use any cookie and as well no more any Analytics tools. While our plan is not to have any such thing as comment feature at the bottom of posts, it looks like the question of number of visitors and favorite posts are going to be tough to answer ...

For past months we have been using some external services, both from Wordpress and Google which we are no more using, hence here the lastest version of our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy before migrating from Wordpress [as this week]:

Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy. We collect the information submitted by your browser, which are browser type/version, operating system, referrer’s URL, timestamp of the server requests and …

Collection and use of information

We don’t collect anything that we don’t need. By submitting data to us, we collect certain personally identifiable information, which is information that identifies you and that may be used to contact you online or offline, in several different ways on the site (the “information”).

But we may collect information from you only when you provide it to us (any information that you submitted when you complete any online registration or subscription form). All submitted information will be deemed under this policy. We collect such information to assist in the administration and operation of the site and to provide you an efficient, meaningful, and customized experience with respect thereto.


Lost Ideas Lab and all the other ideas introduced here, are at their very early stages of development, therefore, the main usage of this website for the current period of development of this ideas, is to be a source of information and updates for interested individuals. So, unlike other more sophisticated websites, such as Facebook, Yahoo or etc. we do not collect much personal or impersonal information from our visitors.

How did we use this information …

The information we collected via Google Analytics, the third-party application for collecting information about the visitors of websites developed by [Google], has enabled us to realize that most of our visitors use their mobile devices to access our website, which we thought the contrary.

Ever since we have tried to develop the theme of our website for better functionality on mobile devices and made lots of changes and improvements …


Cookies on Lost Ideas Lab website are mostly used for the following purposes:

  • Comment functionality
  • Google Analytics

Cookie Policy

Cookies are small bits of information that may be placed on your computer. Lost Ideas Lab uses cookies to identify your internet browser, store your preferences, to help us design and develop the website in the way which you could be able to best benefit from it, and determine whether you have installed the enabling software needed to access certain material on the applicable site. Data in cookies may be read to authenticate user sessions or provide services. Cookies alone tell us nothing about who you are unless you specifically give us the information, which may then be linked to the data stored in the cookie. By adjusting settings on your browser, you may elect not to allow cookies to be collected.

Cookies on Lost Ideas Lab website are mostly used for the following purposes:

Comments Functionality

For the comment functionality of our website we use the wpDiscuz plugin developed for WordPress.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google. Google utilizes the data collected to track and examine the use of, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.

Google may use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

  • Personal data collected: Cookie and Usage Data
  • Place of processing: USA

Find Google’s privacy policy here.