Stuart's Cookie Notice

Last modified: 29 May 2021 

Stuart (‘we’) and our partners use cookies to perform and improve our services and for advertising purposes.

Some cookies are strictly necessary for the operation of our site, others are optional, such as audience measurement and advertising cookies, and are only activated with your consent. When you first visit our site, we will ask you to make your choice. You can change your choices at any time using the widget below.

Manage your cookie preferences

Below is a detailed description of how cookies work on our site, which we update regularly.

What is a "cookie"?

A cookie is a small file stored on your computer. It helps the site remember information about your visit, which can make it easier to visit the site again and make the site more useful to you.

These cookies are used to personalise our content, collect information for our advertising campaigns and analyse traffic to the site. 

These may be "session" cookies, which delete themselves when you leave the Stuart website, or "persistent" cookies, which do not delete themselves and help us to recognise you when you return, so that we can provide you with a personalised service. 

The details and durations of each cookie are listed in the tables below.

How to personalise your cookie settings?

When you first visit our site, you will be given the opportunity to accept or decline the use of certain cookies.

If you do not want cookies to be installed or read on your device, an opt-out cookie will be set so that we can retain the information that you have objected to the use of cookies.

Similarly, when you accept the deposit of cookies, a consent cookie is set.

You can change your preferences at any time. Your choices will be stored for 6 months, after which the cookie banner will be displayed again so that you can express your choice again.

You can also automatically block cookies by changing your browser settings. If you set your browser to disable, reject or block cookies (including essential cookies), some parts of our website will not function fully. Please note that where a cookie comes from a third party, such as LinkedIn, these parties may use your personal data for their own purposes. We invite you to consult their privacy policies for further information, we have provided links to these policies for your convenience.

For further information about your cookies, including how to manage and delete them, please visit and 

Which cookies do we use?

Necessary and functional cookies

Functional cookies allow us to remember your choices and preferences and to provide functionalities to optimise your use of the site. Some are essential for the proper functioning of the site or facilitate your navigation on it.



Cookie Name






This cookie is essential for the proper functioning of the site. It is used to define the language in which the website appears.

12 months




This cookie is used to optimise the loading time of our website.

30 days


Audience measurement

These cookies are used to analyse the site's audience, measure the performance of content, and test different versions in order to optimise editorial choices.

Type Supplier Cookie Name Funciton Lifetime
Piwik Analytics _pk_ses.<websiteID>.<domainHash> This cookie allows Stuart to confirm if your session is active or not. 30 minutes
Piwik Analytics _pk_cvar This cookie allows Stuart to gain further insights regarding how you interact with the website. 30 minutes
Piwik Tag Manager stg_traffic_source_priority Store information about how you came to the Stuart website. For example, whether you followed a link from a search engine. 30 minutes
Piwik Tag Manager stg_last_interaction Determines whether your session is still in progress 365 days
Piwik Tag Manager stg_returning_visitor Allows Stuart to know if you have visited our website before. 365 days
Piwik Tag Manager stg_fired__ Improves the data quality of Stuart's analytics by removing duplicates. Session
Piwik Tag Manager stg_utm_campaign Confirms if you were redirected to the Stuart site by an ad on another site. Session
Piwik Tag Manager stg_pk_campaign Stores the name of the ad campaign that redirected you. Session
Piwik Tag Manager stg_externalReferrer Stores the address of the page that referred to the page. Session


These cookies help us measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign and allow us to display ads that are tailored to users' interests and browsing patterns, to make them more relevant and also to avoid showing ads that you have already seen.

Type Supplier Cookie Name Function Lifetime
LinkedIn cookies are embedded by the LinkedIn ‘share’ button and used to remember the language you select and to optimise advertising.
UserMatchHistory - 30 days
lang - Session
lidc - 1 day
Facebook cookies are used to deliver advertisements and for analytics purposes.
3 months
Snapchat sc_at Snapchat cookies are used to deliver advertisements and for analytics purposes. 1 year
Stuart utm_campaign
This is used to track the performance of the advertising campaigns we manage. These cookies do not collect any direct identifiers. As long as the campaign exists
cc_ut used to uniquely tag appcast users 1 year
_ccid used to uniquely tag appcast users 1 year


What are your rights?

You have the right to :

  • Access your data ;
  • Correct inaccurate personal data about you;
  • Withdraw your consent.

For further information on your rights, please see the Stuart privacy notice.
If you have any questions about Stuart's use of your data, please email us at 


If, after contacting us, you feel that the response is not satisfactory, you can also write to us at the following address


MHA MacIntyre Hudson, 

New Bridge Street House, 

30-34 New Bridge Street, 

London EC4V 6BJ

United Kingdom

Our Data Protection Officer is : 

Ms. Data Protection Officer of La Poste Group,

CP C703 - 9, rue du Colonel Pierre Avia,

75015 Paris, 



How to make a complaint?

We are committed to working with you to resolve any issues you may have. If we are unable to address your concerns, you may make a complaint to the relevant data protection authority.

In the UK :

The Information Commissioner's Office via its website.

In France :

The Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés via its website.

In Spain:

The Agencia Española de Protección de Datos via its website.

In Poland:

The Urząd Ochrony Danych Osobowych via its website.