Last revised on May 15, 2016
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.
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.
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.
How are cookies used for advertising purposes?
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.
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.
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.