Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

COOKIE POLICY FOR SARADEN IllUSTRATIONS

Privacy Policy Last Updated: September 2020

This is the Cookie Privacy Policy for Saraden Illustrations, accessible from https://www.saradenillustrations.com

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

 How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

  • Account related cookies – If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

  • Login related cookies. We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.
  • Email newsletters related cookies. This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.
  • Orders processing related cookies. This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly. See Woocommerce Privacy policy for more information.
  • Surveys related cookies. From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.
  • Forms related cookies. When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
  • Site preferences cookies –In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
  • Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.
  • From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
  • As we sell products it’s important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price. WoocommerceStripePaypal will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
  • We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Zoho,  FacebookTwitterYoutubeInstagramPinterestTumblrVimeoEtsy, roundcube will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.September

 

WooCommerce know when the cart data changes. No
personal information is stored within this cookie

WordPress cookie for a logged in user

These cookies help us keep you logged in to our site.

There are many different types of cookies associated with this
name, and a more detailed look at how it is used on a
particular website is generally recommended. However, in
most cases it will likely be used to store language preferences,
potentially to serve up content in the stored language

Our Cookie List

FUNCTIONIALITY COOKIES

wordpress_test_cookie                                                       Uses on sites built with wordpress. tests whether or not                                                                                                    browser has cookies enabled

cookie_notice_accepted                                                    cookie_notice_accepted is the cookie we use to stop the                                                                                                   cookie message displaying each time you visit the site

woocommerce_cart_hash                                                 WooCommerce know when the cart data changes. No                                                                                                       personal information is stored within this cookie   

WORDPRESS_LOGGED_IN_                                              WordPress cookie for a logged in user

wordpress_sec_                                                                  These cookies help us to keep you logged into our site

Lang                                                                                      There are many different types of cookies associated with                                                                                                 this name, and a more detailed look at how it is used on a                                                                                                 particular website is generally recommended. However, in                                                                                                 most cases it will likely be used to store language                                                                                                               preferences, potentially to serve up content in the stored                                                                                                   language.

 

PERFORMANCE COOKIES

_ga                                                                                         This cookie name is associated with Google Universal                                                                                                             Analytics -which is a significant update to Google’s more                                                                                                         commonly used analytic service. This cookie is used to                                                                                                           distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated                                                                                                   number as a client identifier. It is included in each page                                                                                                           request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and                                                                                                       campaign data for the sites analytic reports. By default it is                                                                                                   set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by                                                                                                     website owners 

_gat                                                                                      This cookie name is associated with Google Universal                                                                                                             Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle                                                                                                     the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high sites.                                                                                               It expires after 10 minutes

_gid                                                                                     This cookie name is associated with Google Universal                                                                                                            Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of spring                                                                                                  2017 no information is available from Google. It appears to                                                                                                    store and update a unique value for each page visited.

THIRD PARTY

woocommerce_cart_hash                                             Contains information about the cart as a whole and                                                                                                                 helps Woocommerce know when the cart data changes. No                                                                                                   personal information is stored within this cookie.

woocommerce_items_in_cart                                      Contains information about the cart as a whole and helps                                                                                                       WooCommerce know when the cart data changes. No personal                                                                                             information is stored withn this cookie

wp_woocommerce_session_                                       Contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows                                                                                                     where to find the cart data in the database for each customer.                                                                                               No personal information is stored within this cookie

__stripe_mid                                                                    Stripe uses this to process payments for our website 

__strip_sid                                                                       Stripe uses this to process payments for our website 

AKDC                                                                               PAYPAL cookies are necessary for this intergration to work                                                                                                   flawlessly

KHcl0EuY7AKSMgfvHI7J5E7hPtK                            These cookies are used to show banners from PayPal and run                                                                                               the purchase facilities offered on the site through PayPal.

akavpau_ppsd                                                               PayPal cookies are necesaary for this intergration to work                                                                                                      flawlessly. Please consult PayPal cookie policy to see what data                                                                                          they store.

NSID                                                                               These cookies allow Conversant to recognise you when you                                                                                                  revisit a website. We will use the data that we collect through our                                                                                          use of these cookies to ensure that you see relevant ans useful                                                                                            advertisements when you visit our website.

X-PP-SILOVER                                                              When making a payment a PayPal these Cookies are issued –                                                                                               PayPal session/security              

tsrce                                                                              When making a payment a PayPal these Cookies are issued –                                                                                                 PayPal session/security   

x-pp-s                                                                            Cookie for proper functioning of PayPal transaction

Ts                                                                                   Cookie for proper functioning of PayPal transaction

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you about cookies and our privacy policy and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.

However if you are still looking for more information on this privacy policy then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods:

  • Email: hello@saradenillustrations.com