What are cookies?
In common with most website stewarthilluk.com uses “cookies”. Cookies are small snippets of text that are stored on your computer. When you request a page from our website, the cookies are sent to our web server, and when we send a page back to you our server may add to or change these cookies. Without cookies, we would not be able to know that you are the same person from page to page.
Cookies set by the website owner (in this case, Stewart\Hill UK are called “first party cookies”. Only the website owner can access the first party cookies it sets. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies”. Additionally, we have partnerships with some carefully chosen third party services which involve including some code on our website, for example so that we can measure the effectiveness of our marketing activities, enable you to share content with your friends or login via a social media account. In some cases these partners may also store and retrieve their own cookies on your computer. Cookies set by websites other than majestic.co.uk are known as “third party cookies”.
We use first party and third party cookies for several reasons, such as remembering the contents of your basket. We also use analytics software, which allows us to track and measure patterns of behaviour so that we can improve our website. In the table below we list details of all the software we use for this purpose.
The specific types of first and third party cookies served through our Website and the purposes they perform are
Strictly Necessary Cookies:
Some cookies are essential to the operation of our website and services and make it usable and secure by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the Site. We use those cookies in a number of different ways, including:
- Authentication. To remember your login state so you don’t have to log in again as you navigate through our website and services.
- Fraud Prevention and Detection. Cookies and similar technologies that we deploy through our website and services help us learn things about computers and web browsers used. This information helps us monitor for and detect potentially harmful or illegal use of our website and services.
- Security. To protect personal data from unauthorized access.
These cookies are used to better understand your interests and show you ads that are more relevant to you. For example, advertising cookies may be used to share data with advertisers so that the ads you see are more relevant to you.