Key Publishing Ltd Shop Cookie Policy

Cookies

Visiting this website with your browser settings adjusted to accept cookies tells us that you want to use the products and services of Key Publishing Ltd and that you consent to our use of cookies and other technologies to provide them to you as described in this notice. See below for information on how to modify the settings in your device to notify you when you receive a new cookie and disable cookies altogether.

Cookies and How We Use Them

Cookies are unique identifiers that we transfer to your device to enable our systems to recognise your device and to provide features such as:

  • Identifying you when you sign-in to our site, if you use the remember me feature. This allows us to recognise you when you return to the site, check your subscription and log you back in
  • Conducting research and diagnostics to improve the content, and services of Key Publishing Ltd through Google Analytics
  • Preventing fraudulent activities
  • Improving security

You can turn off cookies and still use this site but you will be unable to use the remember me feature.

Cookies and Browser Settings

The Help feature on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. Additionally, you can disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on’s settings or visiting the website of its manufacturer.

You can turn off cookies and still use this site but you will be unable to use the remember me feature.

List of Cookies we collect

Name

Purpose / Description

1 Registers data on visitors’ website-behaviour. This is used for internal analysis and website optimization. 
[SessionID#27] This cookie is provided by Paypal. The cookie is used in context with transactions on the website – The cookie is necessary for secure transactions.  
__cf_bm This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.
__hssc Identifies if the cookie data needs to be updated in the visitor’s browser.
__hssrc Used to recognise the visitor’s browser upon reentry on the website.
__hstc Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.
__ptq.gif Sends data to the marketing platform Hubspot about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
__stripe_mid This cookie is necessary for making credit card transactions on the website. The service is provided by Stripe.com which allows online transactions without storing any credit card information.
__stripe_sid This cookie is necessary for making credit card transactions on the website. The service is provided by Stripe.com which allows online transactions without storing any credit card information.
_ab This cookie is necessary for making credit card transactions on the website. The service is provided by Stripe.com which allows online transactions without storing any credit card information.
_cmp_a Determines whether the user has accepted the cookie consent box. 
_fbp Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.
_ga Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
_ga_# Used by Google Analytics to collect data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. 
_gat Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
_gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
_GRECAPTCHA This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.
_landing_page Stores visitors’ navigation by registering landing pages – This allows the website to present relevant products and/or measure their advertisement efficiency on other websites. 
_mf This cookie is necessary for making credit card transactions on the website. The service is provided by Stripe.com which allows online transactions without storing any credit card information.
_orig_referrer This cookie is used to collect information on a visitor. This information will become an ID string with information on a specific visitor – ID information strings can be used to target groups with similar preferences, or can be used by third-party domains or ad-exchanges.
_pay_session This cookie is used in conjunction with the payment window – The cookie is necessary for making secure transactions on the website. 
_s Collects data on user behaviour and interaction in order to optimize the website and make advertisement on the website more relevant. 
_shopify_d The cookie is necessary for the secure checkout and payment function on the website. This function is provided by shopify.com.
_shopify_s Collects data on user behaviour and interaction in order to optimize the website and make advertisement on the website more relevant. 
_shopify_sa_p Collects data on visitors’ behaviour and interaction – This is used to make advertisement on the website more relevant. The cookie also allows the website to detect any referrals from other websites.  
_shopify_sa_t Collects data on visitors’ behaviour and interaction – This is used to make advertisement on the website more relevant. The cookie also allows the website to detect any referrals from other websites.  
_shopify_y Collects data on user behaviour and interaction in order to optimize the website and make advertisement on the website more relevant. 
_sp_id.# Collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded with the purpose of generating reports for optimising the website content.
_sp_ses.# Used by Snowplow Analytics to track how users are browsing and engaging with a website.
_tracking_consent Stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain
_y Collects data on user behaviour and interaction in order to optimize the website and make advertisement on the website more relevant. 
ads/ga-audiences Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s online behaviour across websites.
allowed_payment_methods.https://#.# Necessary for the payment function which is provided by Google.
bugsnag-anonymous-id This cookie is used to detect errors on the website – this information is sent to the website’s support staff in order to optimize the visitor’s experience on the website.
cart Necessary for the shopping cart functionality on the website.
cart_currency The cookie is necessary for the secure checkout and payment function on the website. This function is provided by shopify.com.
cart_sig The cookie is necessary for the secure checkout and payment function on the website. This function is provided by shopify.com.
cart_ts The cookie is necessary for the secure checkout and payment function on the website. This function is provided by shopify.com.
cart_ver Necessary for the shopping cart functionality on the website.
collect Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
cookiebot-consent–marketing Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the website.  
cookiebot-consent–necessary Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the website.  
cookiebot-consent–preferences Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the website.  
cookiebot-consent–statistics Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the website.  
CookieConsent Stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain
cookietest This cookie is used to determine if the visitor has accepted the cookie consent box.
discount_code Used to calculate and show product prices with potential discounts included.
embed/v3/counters.gif Used to implement forms on the website.
enforce_policy This cookie is provided by Paypal. The cookie is used in context with transactions on the website – The cookie is necessary for secure transactions.  
eng_mt Tracks the conversion rate between the user and the advertisement banners on the website – This serves to optimise the relevance of the advertisements on the website. 
fr Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.
FS_CLIENT_VISITOR Used by Student Beans to confirm Student visitors
FS_DEFAULT_HIT_CACHE Used by Student Beans to confirm Student visitors
FS_VISITOR_CACHE_9de81420-b317-40a6-8af5-687a7b729b03 Used by Student Beans to confirm Student visitors
hubspotutk Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.
keep_alive Saves the user’s current geographical location based on the user’s IP address.
l7_az This cookie is necessary for the PayPal login-function on the website.
localization Holds the users timezone.
m Determines the device used to access the website. This allows the website to be formatted accordingly. 
NID Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
OptanonConsent Facilitates discounts for students via studentbeans.com
pf.keys Necessary for the payment function which is provided by Google.
pxu-recentlyViewed-GBP-/ Collects data related to items in the users cart with the purpose of offering discounts on products.
rc::a This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.
rc::b This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. 
rc::c This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. 
rc::d-15# This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. 
secure_customer_sig This cookie is used to store customer credentials securely when processing a purchase on the website – the cookie is essential in making a secure online transaction.
shopify_pay_redirect The cookie is necessary for the secure checkout and payment function on the website. This function is provided by shopify.com.
shopifyPayAcceleration The cookie is necessary for the secure checkout and payment function on the website. This function is provided by shopify.com.
shopifyPaypalAcceleration The cookie is necessary for the secure checkout and payment function on the website. This function is provided by shopify.com.
snowplowOutQueue_#_post2 Collects statistical data related to the user’s website visits, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded. The purpose is to segment the website’s users according to factors such as demographics and geographical location, in order to enable media and marketing agencies to structure and understand their target groups to enable customised online advertising.
snowplowOutQueue_#_post2.expires Collects statistical data related to the user’s website visits, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded. The purpose is to segment the website’s users according to factors such as demographics and geographical location, in order to enable media and marketing agencies to structure and understand their target groups to enable customised online advertising.
sp Registers statistical data on users’ behaviour on the website. Used for internal analytics by the website operator. 
taboola global:last-external-referrer Detects how the user reached the website by registering their last URL-address.
translations Used in context with the language setting on the website. Facilitates the translation into the preferred language of the visitor.
ts_c Used in context with the PayPal payment-function on the website. The cookie is necessary for making a safe transaction through PayPal.  
wpm-domain-test Necessary for the website security.

Last Updated 18/07/2023