Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy for Steve Megson Art

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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 store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites 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 or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use. 

Cookies We Use: 

Strictly Necessary Cookies: 

These cookies are essential for you to browse the website and use its features and are essential for us to provide you with a service you requested. Cookies that allow web shops to hold your items in your cart while you are shopping online are an example of strictly necessary cookies.  

Functionality Cookies: 

Functionality cookies, also known as preferences cookies, allows our website to remember your site preferences and choices, such as language, region, username.  

Analytics Cookies: 

Analytics cookies, also known as performance cookies, help us understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit. 

Marketing Cookies: 

Marketing or Advertisement cookies are used to track users across websites. Those cookies collect information about a user’s activity on the website, including pages you have viewed, links you have followed and other actions on a website. Cookies help advertisers to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the user. 

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 the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies. 

The Cookies We Set 

  • Forms related cookies 

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

 Other Categories Cookies: 

We generally use various types of cookies, including third party cookies, solely for the purpose of providing a user-friendly, efficient and smooth browsing experience. 


Cookie  Cookie Type  Purpose / Description Duration  
_grecaptcha  Necessary  To provide spam protection.  Persistent  
_GRECAPTCH  Necessary  To provide spam protection.  180 days  
CONSENT ( Necessary  Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. 2 Years 
PHPSESSID Necessary  Preserves user session state across page requests. Session  
AEC  Necessary  This cookie ensures that requests within a browsing session are made by the user, and not by other sites. These cookies prevent malicious sites from acting on behalf of a user without that user’s knowledge.  6 months 


Cookie  Cookie Type  Purpose / Description Duration  
moove_gdpr_popupFunctional  Used to store a user’s state regarding their cookies choices  24 months  
CONSENT  Functional  To store cookie consent preferences.  20 Years  
PHPSESSID  Functional  To provide functions across pages.  Session  
__sak  Functional  Used to save information about the visitor’s video settings.  Persistent 


Cookie  Cookie Type  Purpose / Description Duration  
_gid  Analytics  To store and count pageviews.  1 day  
_ga  Analytics  To store and count pageviews.  2 years  
_gat  Analytics  used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.  1 day  
yt-player-headers-readable  Analytics   Logs the user’s video player preferences when watching embedded YouTube videos.  Persistent 
woocommerce_cart_hashHelps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes.session
woocommerce_items_in_cartHelps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes.session
wp_woocommerce_session_Contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer.2 days
woocommerce_recently_viewedPowers the Recent Viewed Products widget.session


Cookie  Cookie Type  Purpose / Description Duration  
Xs  Marketing  To store a unique session ID.  3 months  
Usida  Marketing  Collects a combination of the user’s browser and unique identifier, used to tailor advertising to users.  Session  
NID  Marketing  To provide ad delivery or retargeting, store user preferences.  6 months  
1p_jar  Marketing  To provide ad delivery or retargeting.  1 month  
CONSENT OGPC  Marketing  Used by Google to store user preferences and information while viewing Google mapped pages  1 month  
Presence  Marketing  The presence cookie is used to contain the user’s chat state.  Session  
DEVICE_INFO  Marketing  Used to track user’s interaction with embedded content.  179 days  
Sb  Marketing  To store browser details.  2 years  
_gcl_au  Marketing  To store and track conversions.  persistent  
Datr  Marketing  To provide fraud prevention.  2 years  
IDE  Marketing  To provide ad delivery or retargeting.  2 years  
DSID  Marketing  To store user preferences.  2 weeks  
(Google Analytics)  
Marketing  provides an aggregate analysis of Website visitors.  1 month  

However, if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods: 


Phone Number: +44 0788 1605386

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