Then There Was Us

Then There Was Us


Privacy & Cookies Information

Then There Was Us uses cookies to ensure that you get the best experience. Cookies are a small text file that is set on your device where bits of information are stored on how you use this site and are an extremely common technology used by the great majority of modern websites worldwide. Let us explain how we use cookies and be completely transparent with you.

First-party cookies are set by the owner of a website; third-party cookies are set by third-party services used on that website. Cookies are generally used either to improve your user experience by remembering your settings or data (e.g. your inbox credentials, so you don’t have to log in every time you access it); or to anonymously collect information about your interests and serve you Ads that are relevant to your preferences. (You will notice however that we currently do not use Ads on Then There Was Us) Read more about cookies, see or

What Cookies Do You Use On Then There Was Us?

This website only uses third-party cookies from Google Analytics and Google Adsense. We use Google Analytics to keep track of a range of data about the traffic to our website – things like how many people visit it, what pages they visit, what country in the world they live in, etc. This information helps us get an idea of who our readers are and what articles they like best, so that we can keep trying to produce content that is more interesting to them. Google Adsense is the web’s top ad network and uses cookies to display ads relevant to your interests, based on the sites you’ve visited more frequently or more recently. We currently do not use the Google Adsense cookies, however in the future we intended to include some form of marketing or advertising to ensure that we can continue to create content for Then There Was Us. We are a small team and do this out of passion.

Please note that any information is stored in such a way that no one is identified personally. The only case in which we collect personal information through our website – and more precisely, your email address – is when you sign up for our newsletter. To learn more about how these services use the collected data, please read the privacy policies of Google Analytics and Google Adsense.

Here are the names of the main cookies used by this website:

  • Google Analytics: _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmt, _utmz
  • Google Adsenes: Non used at this moment.

Can I Prevent Cookies From Being Set On My Device?

Yes, you can, however please keep in mind that cookies are simply used to help us improve our content, and that the information collected through cookies is anonymous. The process of blocking cookies varies from browser to browser – see this link for details on how to proceed with the most common browsers (including Google Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox).