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We don’t collect and store information about you other than any Information that you supply to us. Some information and data may be automatically collected through the use of cookies. Cookies are small files stored within your web browser from our website. Cookies do not collect personal information about you nor do they allow us to access your computer in any way. All information is collected lawfully and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 .


Recent changes in the definition of the ICO policy on ‘cookies’ has created a situation where providing we advise you that we are using cookies, this website will load those we need and use for the running of the site. You will, on 1st arrival at the site have the option now to change this to suit your needs. If you don’t wish to accept cookies the notice bar will allow you to turn them off and this will remain so throughout the duration of your visit. Read more about this in our Cookies page.

We use ‘session’ cookies to make the site function correctly during your visit. This is only active during the time you are on the site and whilst your web browser is open. Some of these cookies may persist for longer to facilitate any return visits you may make.

We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by the Hooklinks website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

In some cases, our third-party service providers may use cookies on our sites typically Google Analytics, or Social Media sites. We have no access to or control over these cookies. This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by Hooklinks only, and does not cover the use of cookies by third parties. We do list them though as seen in the screen shots below.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies from arrival on the website and should you not Consent then the site will run without 3rd party cookies. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to sign in or use other interactive features of our sites and services that depend on cookies.

We have made available on the first page you visit a Cookie Consent panel which allows you accept the use of cookies on the Hooklinks website or to decline them, by default they will be turned on. By accepting and opting in to use cookies all of those used across the site will remain loaded, none of which records or store personal data. Once accepted the control notice bar will be closed.

If you do not make either choice, consent or decline and visit another page the cookies will remain loaded underthe ICO term of ‘implied consent’, it would be my hope that you would choose to consent.

Hopefully with our reassurance that we do not wish to store any detail about you or store anything harmful in your web browser, you can accept any cookies and enjoy what the website offers.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the Hooklinks website.

Cookie references to browse: and disabling cookies

The following is a list of the cookies that may be implemented during your visit. Some of which are only applied by the system to run the website, there are no information cookies amongst these. Any Google Analytics or Social media cookies are only loaded on acceptance, but can be turned off.

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