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We use cookies on our site www.paperandlens.com (“our Site”) for a number of purposes. They help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website, and also allow us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website, including, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of the e-billing services.

Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users find what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognize you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below.

First-party (IT Governance Ltd) cookies

This website will set some cookies that are essential for the website to operate correctly. These cookies, none of which capture personally identifiable information, are as follows:

Visitor ID — this cookie is a numeric value that identifies unique visitors and provides coherence and consistency to a site visit;

Page Number — this cookie identifies the page you are on;

Session ID — this cookie identifies your website session;

Test — this cookie checks whether or not your browser supports cookies;

Order — this cookie ensures that your shopping basket works correctly.

Third-party cookies

Our websites will set several types of third-party cookie, and we do not control the operation of any of them. The third-party cookies which may be set include:

Facebook Pixels — We use Facebook Pixels to retarget website users for Facebook ads. This means that if you browse our website, you’re more likely to see our Facebook ads. You can view the Privacy Policy here: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Google Analytics — We use Google Analytics to collect data about website usage. This data does not include personally identifiable information. You can view the Google Privacy Policy here: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy

Popup Ally – We use Popup Ally on some of our opt-in forms to collect names and email addresses. This allows us to keep in touch with readers and customers who want to hear from us regularly. You can view their Privacy Policy here: https://ambitionally.com/privacy-policy

Simple Social Share – We use Social Buttons to allow people to share our posts if they choose to do so. This allows us to reach a larger audience for our products and services. You can view their Privacy Policy here: https://wpbrigade.com/privacy-policy/

WooCommerce— We use WooCommerce as our shopping platform. WooCommerce collects cookies to manage the cart. No personal date is stored, however. You can view their Privacy Policy here: https://automattic.com/privacy

WordFence— We use WordFence to identify visitors shown in live traffic to verify if visitor is a bot or a human, keeping paperandlens.com and its visitors safe. WordFence also tracks user duration so that page views can be grouped together. You can view their Privacy Policy here: https://www.wordfence.com/privacy-policy


You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.



Updated: May, 2018