Cookie Policy

About this cookie policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how this site uses them, the types of cookies used (i.e, the information collected using cookies and how that information is used), and how to control your cookie preferences. For further information on how I use, store, and keep your personal data secure, see my Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on my website.

Your consent applies to the following domains: haberdasherbee.co.uk

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. They are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help to make the website function properly, make it more secure, provide a better user experience, help me to understand how the website performs, and help analyse what works and where it needs improvement. This video by Tom Scott gives a great explanation about what cookies are and how they’re used.

How do I use cookies?

Like many online services, my website uses first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes.

First-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on my website are mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with the website, keeping my services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with this website.

What types of cookies do I use?

Essential: Some cookies are absolutely essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of this site. They allow me to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to checkout securely.

Non-essential: There are several cookies which aren’t essential for the website to function properly, but that provide me with useful insight into the experience of using the website. These can be further split into the following categories:

Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit, etc. This data helps me understand and analyse how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.

Marketing: These cookies help me keep track of the efficiency of any advertising campaigns I may be running. The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on my website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing website content onto social media platforms.

Preferences: These cookies help me store your settings and browsing preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.

The below list details the cookies used in my website.

CookieDescription
Amazon Web ServicesAWSALB is a cookie generated by the Application load balancer in the Amazon Web Services. It works slightly different from AWSELB. It's used by the Ecwid storefront to ensure the storefront is served quickly and efficiently when you look at the shop.
Amazon Web Services CORSAn Amazon Web Services cookie which is used by the Ecwid storefront to ensure the storefront is served quickly and efficiently when you look at the shop.
ASP.NET session IDThis cookie is used in sites developed with Microsoft.Net. When a user start browsing a unique session ID is created, which keeps track of all the information regarding that session.This information is stored in the web server and it is identified via a GUID.The GUID is essential for any ASP.NET site to function properly.
CloudflareThe cookie is set by CloudFare. The cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.
Cookie ConsentThis cookie stores your choices regarding cookie consent.
Cookie Law Info Checkbox (Necessary)This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category 'Necessary'.
Cookie Law Info Checkbox (Non Necessary)This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category 'Non-necessary'.
EcwidThis cookie is necessary to provide the shopping cart functionality.
EcwidThis cookie is necessary for the shopping cart functionality.
Ecwid Store chameleonEcwid's automatic design attributions - ensuring the storefront matches the rest of the website.
Facebook Pixel TrackingThe cookie is set by Facebook to show relevant advertisments to the users and measure and improve the advertisements. The cookie also tracks the behavior of the user across the web on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin.
Facebook ReadvertisingThis cookie is set by Facebook to deliver advertisement when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising after visiting this website.
Google AnalyticsGoogle Analytics cookies help to understand where there are areas for improvement on the website and which pages are more popular than others. Analytics can include the type of device a web user has browsed on (e.g. Android, iOS, Windows, Mac), the browser used (e.g. Safari, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, etc), average length of time on a page or the site, average engagement on pages and other performance indicators which are useful for ecommerce purposes.
Google AnalyticsGoogle Analytics cookies help to understand where there are areas for improvement on the website and which pages are more popular than others. Analytics can include the type of device a web user has browsed on (e.g. Android, iOS, Windows, Mac), the browser used (e.g. Safari, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, etc), average length of time on a page or the site, average engagement on pages and other performance indicators which are useful for ecommerce purposes.
JetpackJetpack is a plugin which manages much of this website; images and other content would not display correctly or in some cases at all without it.
Mailchimp sign up formThis cookie is associated with the Mailchimp sign up form.
PinterestThis cookie collects information about how visitors interact with the pages on the website. I use the information to help improve the site and information is collected in an anonymous form which does not and cannot identify anyone.
StripeStripe is used for making credit card payments. Stripe uses a cookie to remember who you are and to enable the website to process payments without storing any credit card information on its own servers. Note: no credit card details are stored on the servers of this website either, this cookie simply enables Stripe to function properly and connect with the storefront.
StripeStripe is used for making credit card payments. Stripe uses a cookie to remember who you are and to enable the website to process payments without storing any credit card information on its own servers. Note: no credit card details are stored on the servers of this website either, this cookie simply enables Stripe to function properly and connect with the storefront.

How can you control your cookie preferences?

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you manage your consent via the link at the beginning of this Cookie Policy. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change these settings in your browser in order to block or delete cookies. To find out more about how to manage and delete cookies, check out All About Cookies.