What are cookies?
A cookie is a small data file that a website sends to your computer or other device and is stored on your computer’s hard drive when you visit the website.
There are different types of cookies that are used for different purposes. This includes the ability to navigate efficiently between the various pages of the Site, to remember your preferences, and to help you decide how to improve your overall experience with the Site. Other cookies are used to provide you with advertisements that better match your interests or to measure the number of visits to the Site and the most popular pages that users visit.
In general, there are two different types of browser cookies: (i) session cookies, which are stored in your computer’s memory during your browsing session and are automatically deleted from your computer when you close your browser or consider the session closed; and (ii) persistent cookies, which are stored on your computer and are not deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies can be used to store the preferences of users of a particular website so that those preferences can be used in future browsing sessions.
Cookies allow us to tailor our website to your preferences and to provide better online service.
In addition to the cookies that are essential to the operation of our website, we use the following types of cookies to improve our website and services
Functional Cookies: improve your experience on our Site, including remembering your shopping cart and currency, while allowing you to use all kinds of tools such as Hubspot and Dotdigital in our stores.
Performance Cookies: help analyze anonymous data about how users navigate and interact with the site provided by Google Analytics and HotJar.
Targeted or advertising cookies – These cookies are set by us and by third parties and inform third parties about your browsing habits so that you can receive the most relevant advertising from Google Ads.
Social media cookies – These are set by Facebook so that you can share what you did on the site with social media.
Sharing data through cookies – These are used to set up Facebook so you can share what you did on the site with social media.
We will not sell or share your personal information with third parties.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, and by using this website you consent to the placement of cookies on your computer or other device.
Most web browsers allow you to disable cookies. If you do not want this website to place a cookie on your computer or other device, we recommend that you do not use the website and either delete Stephen Webster’s cookies already placed or change your browser settings to disable cookies. However, as cookies allow you to use some of the main features of this website, we recommend that you leave them switched on.
Learn more about cookies
For more information about cookies in general, go to Google or visit allaboutcookies.org or aboutcookies.org.uk.
The Internet advertising industry has created a guide to online advertising behavior and privacy that can be found at The guide explains the Internet advertising agency’s self-regulation scheme, which allows you to better control the advertising you see.