Cookie Policy for

This is a family website run by a mother and daughter in the UK. We care about all our visitors, but we're not IT specialists. If it looks like our site isn't working as it should, please drop us a line and give us a little time to sort the problem out. Thanks.

Here's what you need to know about Rooftop Post cookies...

This site (although not this page) uses cookies - small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience.


If you don't know what cookies are, find out here.

On this site our cookies help us:

We do not use cookies to:

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below.

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on the software you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies, we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with them. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can click the blue button towards the top of this page to manage them in your browser, or scroll down to see further options.

More about the function of our Cookies...

Our Own Cookies

This is a site built with WordPress software, which means we use our own cookies to make our website work, for example by: There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Third Party Functions

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video so that we can let you play stuff while you're here.

Our site includes cookies set by the following:

MailChimp - Requires third party cookies to let us to manage our mailing list so that you can sign up to (or opt out of) our newsletter

Twitter - Requires third party cookies to gives you the ability to follow us or tweet about us

YouTube - Lets us embed videos on our site so that you can play them right there without having to click through to YouTube's site. (YouTube is owned by Google so you’ll want to check out their Privacy Policy, which will tell you what data they collect, how they use it and how to control that.)

Paypal - Used as a payment method in our shop and to display the fact that we accept PayPal before you reach checkout. Please note however, that this cookie is due to be retired (if it hasn't been already) as our shop is currently closed

Adobe - Lets you download free Adobe software so that you can make the most of our free printable resources. Requires use of third party tracking cookies e.g., a cookie whose main purpose is targeted marketing - Requires third party cookie use to let you easily print our free resources in return for showing you ads. It creates a button on our site to do this under certain printable images. It basically uses tracking cookies

Amazon - Allows you to visit a particular Amazon product page in your country to buy our books. We occasionally serve ads from Amazon too, using their affiliate scheme, which also requires cookies. ( Privacy Notice)

Disabling cookies will likely break the functions offered above by these third parties.

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily “Like” or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.

Cookies are set by:

Twitter - This is so you can follow us and tweet about us

Facebook - This is so you can visit our Facebook page, and like and share things

Instagram - This is so you can visit us on Instagram

Pinterest - This is so you can save items on our site as pins

Google+ - This is so you can visit us on Google+ and share things

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks. They all say they have been GDPR compliant since 25th May 2018.

Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as: This information helps us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

For analytics purposes, we use:

Google Analytics - Their cookies to help analyse our traffic and improve our site. To give a practical example, they let us see which free printables are popular and decide what to create more of. If you are keen to opt out of Google Analytics, they have designed an opt-out browser add-on to help you do so.

Advertising Cookies

In order to support our site, we use third party advertising cookies. We only work with advertising partners who work to accepted privacy standards such as

Advertisers such as Google Adsense, who we use, do send informtion to their clients such as your IP address, the type of browser you have used to visit our site, and your ISP. This is mostly so that ads can be personalised for you to make the more relevant. For example, if you live in Australia, you may be shown ads for places you can visit in Australia; or if you have just visited a site selling shoes, ads on our site may be served which show you shoe-related items. Google's DoubleClick cookies may also be found on this site for this purpose. Our advertising-related cookies do NOT log your name, email address, postal address, phone number, credit card numbers or any other personally identifiable information. You read more about this in Google's Privacy Statement.

You can opt-out of almost all advertising cookies at although we would prefer that you didn’t as ultimately adverts help keep much of the internet free. It is also worth noting that opting out of advertising cookies will not mean you won't see adverts, just simply that they won't be tailored to you any longer.

For advertising purposes, we use:

Adsense - Google's advertising program for serving ads based on website content, the user's geographical location, and other factors. Find out how Adsense uses cookies

Amazon - Occasionally we serve ads from Amazon using their affiliate marketing scheme


Turning Cookies Off

As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. You can learn how to do this here or by taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

Do keep in mind that in spite of EU legislation, disabling cookies will likely limit the functionality of ours and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.

Oh and don't forget... You can control Google

If you're concerned about Adsense, Analytics, YouTube or anything else run by Google, you can control the information Google uses to show you ads or visit this page to find out how Google uses data.

Worried about spyware?

It may be that your concerns around cookies relate to so called "spyware". Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.

Please drop us a line if you have any questions:


Best wishes,

The Rooftop Post Team x


P. S. You may also want to review our Privacy page... or perhaps you'd like to find out more about who we are and what we do.

The cookie information text on this site was derived from content provided by Attacat, a marketing agency based in Edinburgh. If you need similar information for your own website you can use their free cookie audit tool.