What is a cookie?

A cookie is a very small text file that is downloaded when you visit a website. They have become essential for modern web browsing and allow us to experience dynamic and useful functions such as remembering what you store in a shopping basket or saving your website preferences. Each time you return to that site, or other sites that use that particular cookie, this cookie is read by the browser to help customise your experience.

There are thousands of different types of cookies which all do different things. Some help to make browsing a site more efficient, others save your user login name for your ease, others remember which currency you purchase goods in. These are just a few great examples of how useful cookies can be for day-to-day browsing. Most cookies are stored in your browser for a set period of time and then expire automatically.

What cookies do we use?

H Tech Styling is always open and honest about how we use data, and help to improve the use of our website. We are required by law to let you know if and how we use cookies on our website.

Our website only uses cookies that are essential to help us improve your experience, and provide critical security features. We have provided a table below to show you which cookies we knowingly place on your system.

Cookie Name Use
Cookie Consent enable-cookie This cookie is essential to store your preference on whether you accept or deny analytics cookies to be stored on your system from our site.
Google Analytics (GA)




These are cookies set by Google to allow us to understand and track how our visitors interact with our website. It gathers non-personally identifiable, aggregated data based on your session and subsequent sessions.

Third party links

Our website may include links to third-party sites that are relevant to our business and your experience. We always pick external links carefully, however, we do not hold any liability for the use of these third-party websites. Therefore, we urge you to be cautious and vigilant about handling your personal data.

For more information

For more information on cookies and how they help your online viewing experience, please visit the Information Commissioner's Office website. The ICO is the UK's independent information regulator and provides lots of useful advice on subjects such as data privacy and cookies.