Cookies

WHAT ARE COOKIES

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to use these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being used, however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the site’s functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies…

HOW WE USE COOKIES

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them because they may be used to provide a service that you use. ‘Cookies’ are small pieces of information sent by an organisation to your computer and stored on your hard drive to allow that website to recognise you when you visit. They collect statistical data about your browsing actions and patterns and do not identify you as an individual. For example, using cookies to store your country preference.

DISABLING COOKIES

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

THE COOKIES WE SET

If you create an account with us, then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities, and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages, review or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

THIRD PARTY COOKIES

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses WordPress and JetPack analytics to monitor pages visited which is one of the trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how the pages on the site are being visited.

As we sell products using the Woocommerce and Stripe  platforms, certain cookies are used to retain products in the basket and to get you to the checkout. These are not tracked back to personal data. Our site allows you to make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that will be retained once a purchase is made via Stripe but as a customer the data is retained by us to process your order.

For full details of other Third Party cookies that are set as a result of using our website please review our full privacy policy here.

MORE INFORMATION

In summary, if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it is required by one of the features you use on our site. If you are still looking for more information, we are happy for you to contact us by one of our preferred contact methods, art@suechatterton.co.uk or via a contact form on the main menu.