Cookie Policy

Last revised on May 15, 2016

Our Cookie Policy provides detailed information about how and when we use cookies. Please note that the Simple Reciprocity website will not work properly without cookies.

Does Simple Reciprocity use cookies?

Yes. We use cookies and other technologies to ensure everyone who uses Simple Reciprocity has the best possible experience. Cookies also help us keep your account safe. We offer more cookie usage details in our Privacy Policy.

By continuing to use our services, you are agreeing to the use of cookies and similar technologies for the purposes we outline here.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file placed onto your device that enables Simple Reciprocity features and functionality. For example, cookies enable us to identify your device, secure your access to Simple Reciprocity and our websites generally, and even know if someone attempts to access your account from a different device. Cookies also enable you to easily share content on Simple Reciprocity and help us serve relevant ads to you.

What types of cookies does Simple Reciprocity use?

We use two types of cookies on our website; the first is called a persistent cookie and the second is called a session cookie. A persistent cookie helps us recognize existing users, so it’s easier for our users to return to Simple Reciprocity without signing in again. After you sign in, a persistent cookie stays in your web browser and will be read by Simple Reciprocity when you return to the website. Session cookies only last for as long as the session which is usually the current visit to our website or a web browser session.

What are cookies used for?

Cookies can be used to do lots of different things, like remember your user preferences, and give you an experience that’s based on your user preference settings. Cookies make your interactions with the Simple Reciprocity website faster and more secure. Cookies may also allow us to bring you advertising both on and off the Simple Reciprocity website.

Authentication

If you’re signed in to Simple Reciprocity, cookies help us show you the correct information regarding your account and the Simple Reciprocity Groups you belong to.

Security

We use cookies to enable and support our security features, and to help us detect malicious activity and violations of our Terms of Use Agreement.

Preferences, performance, features and services

Cookies can help you fill out forms on the Simple Reciprocity website more easily. They also provide features, insights, and customized content in conjunction with our service.

Cookies help us learn how well our website performs in different locations. We use cookies to understand, improve, and research features.

How are cookies used for advertising purposes?

We do not use cookies to create a profile of your web browsing behavior on third-party websites. We do not provide any personal information that we collect to advertisers.

What third-party cookies does Simple Reciprocity use and how can I control them?

Please note that the names of cookies and other tracking technologies may change over time.

YouTube and our content delivery network Max CDN use cookies as part of their service. These cookies may or may not be turned off depending on their systems.

Most web browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings preferences so you may be able to control all website cookies from your web browser. However, if you limit the ability of websites to set cookies, you may worsen you overall user experience, since it will no longer be personalized to you. It may also stop you from saving customized settings like login information.

Analytics companies like Google Analytics and Clicky may also place cookies on your device. You may learn more about these services or opt out of these services cookies by clicking the links below.

Google Analytics opt-out
Clicky Privacy Policy

What to do if you don’t want cookies to be set

If you do not want to receive cookies, you can change your web browser settings on your computer or other device you’re using to access our services. If you use Simple Reciprocity without changing your browser settings, we’ll assume that you agree to receive all cookies on the Simple Reciprocity website.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org.