What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file that is placed onto your computer when you visit the Hopkins website.
What do cookies do?
Cookies help the website to work more efficiently in a number of ways. For example;
- When you add a product to the shopping cart the cookie will record which item you have added, so that when you click the basket your products will be there.
- Cookies also allow people who run websites to see how many people have viewed a page and how many people left allowing them to make the website better.
- Cookies allow us to use Google Analytics to make the site better for you the user. This cookie is called ga-user-id.
Do cookies know personal information about me?
No. Cookies cannot find out your email address or store banking details for example.
Can cookies be deleted?
Yes. Cookies can be deleted on all browsers whether you are using Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or any other. For more information visit How to Delete Cookies.
I want to know more.
We welcome any queries, comments or requests you may have regarding this Cookies Policy. Please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or Hopkins Ltd, Valley Mills, Kent Road, Pudsey, LS28 9NF.
The Legal and Technical Bit
We may on occasion gather information regarding your computer whilst you are on our website. This enables us to improve our services and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our website.
Such information will not identify you personally it is statistical data about our visitors and their use of our site. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever.
Similarly to the above, we may gather information about your general internet use by using a cookie file. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically. This cookie file is stored on the hard drive of your computer as cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our website and the service that we provide to you.
All computers have the ability to decline cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which enables you to decline the cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access particular parts of our website.