Cookie Policy

Who are we

This website belongs to the Practical Publishing Group, publisher of Simply Cards & Papercraft. For full Group’s policies visit www.ppprivacy.com. The policies of the group apply to this website, however some specific policies are detailed below.

What are cookies

Cookies and similar technologies (web storage) are small text files that are created on your computer (in the memory of your web browser, to be precise) to store different kinds of information. When you return to Simply Cards & Papercraft website, we may access the cookie that has been created on a previous visit.

All our cookies are anonymous!

None of our cookies and web storage include information by which you could be personally identified. Some use random collection of charcaters and numbers (known as hash) as an identifier, but that allows to indentify only the browser you use on your device, not you as a person.

How to manage cookies

Some cookies are optional and the website can work without them, but others are indispensable for proper functioning of the site. The Cookie Law refers to them as “strictly necessary”. Before optional Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a slide in banner with Cookie Control Panel requesting your consent to set those cookies. After initial consent the Cookie Control Panel is always available by clicking an icon in the left bottom corner of the screen, in case you change your mind. Please note that the Control Panel itself relies on cookies, and if you clear cookies in your browser or acces our site on other device or browser, you will need to set it again.

Necessary cookies

Your consent will not be sought to place strictly necessary cookies, but it is still important that you are aware of them. You may still block these Cookies by changing your internet browser’s settings as detailed at the bottom of this page, but please be aware that our site may not work properly if you do so.

Who sets the cookies

Cookies can be either first party or third party. First party means that it is us and our website that set them. Third party cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than us.

How long does a cookie last

A cookie can be persistent and last after you leave the site, or expire once you leave or log out (so called session cookies).

What cookies do we use on Simply Cards & Papercraft website

The table below details use of cookies on this site for your information.

Cookie name Type Purpose Party Persistent
__kla_id Analytics Used to distinguish users Third Party (Klaviyo) Yes
_ga, _gid, _gat Analytics Used to distinguish users Third Party (Google Analytics) Yes
event_registration Analytics Used to count number of registrations First Party No
pattern_downloaded Analytics Used to collect info on downloads First Party No
has_just_registered Functional Triggers welcome message after registration. First Party No
redirect_id, redirect_anchor Functional Used to redirect user after loggin to a page they looked at before. First Party No
wordpress_logged_in_(identifier) Necessary Allows users to log in to their account. First Party No
wordpress_sec_(identifier) Necessary Allows users to log in to their account. First Party No
wordpress_test_cookie Necessary Tells WordPress if cookies are enabled. First Party Yes
analytics Necessary Tells Cookie Control Panel when analytics cookies are enabled. First Party Yes
functional Necessary Tells Cookie Control Panel when functional cookies are enabled. First Party Yes

Web storage

Web storage, sometimes known as DOM storage is a technology similar to cookies. It allowes some information to be saved in your browser’s memory. There are two kinds of web storage – local storage and session storage. The former is persistent, the latter temporary.

What storage do we use on Simply Cards & Papercraft website

The table below details use of web storage on this site for your information.

Stored entry name Type Purpose Party Local/Session
ccClosed Necessary Tells Cookie Control Panel if it should be closed. First Party Local Storage
ccc-analytics Necessary Tells Cookie Control Panel if analytics cookies are enabled. First Party Local Storage
ccc-functional Necessary Tells Cookie Control Panel if functional cookies are enabled. First Party Local Storage
wc Necessary Tells that WooCommerce plugin was installed. First Party Local Storage
wc_cart_hash_(identifier) Necessary Makes it possible for WooCommerce plugin cart to work. First Party Local Storage
wc_cart_hash_(identifier) Necessary Makes it possible for WooCommerce plugin cart to work. First Party Session Storage
wc_fragments_(identifier) Necessary Makes it possible for WooCommerce plugin cart to work. First Party Session Storage

How to disable cookies

If you do not wish to have any cookies placed on your computer, you can set your web browser to refuse them, and you can delete existing cookies. However, some features of this website (and many others you visit) may not function properly if you disable all cookies.
Click here to read and article on how to disable all cookies in your browser

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