1. Introduction

Welcome to Hydrastore Ltd’s cookie policy.

In common with most websites we use cookies which gather usage data and help the site to remember information about your visit.

You can manage what cookies our website deploys on your system via the Customise Cookies page. Please note that by disabling cookies some of the website’s features may not be available.

Please refer to our Privacy Policy for details regarding the security of your information.

2. What Is A Cookie?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we place onto a user's device. It is used to tailor the user experience either for the duration of their visit (using what is known as a session cookie) or for repeat visits (whereby we store what is known as a persistent cookie).

3. Types Of Cookies

  • Functionality

    These cookies are necessary to power functions such as the shopping basket and cannot be switched off in our systems. You can block or set alerts about these cookies in your browser although some aspects of the site will not function correctly. These cookies do not carry any personally identifiable data.

  • Analytical

    These “analytical” cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of times you visit and to see how you move around our website. All the data that these cookies collect is aggregated and anonymised. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance during your visit.

  • Social

    These are set by Social Media platforms such as LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube, when you view or use embedded media. An example would be a cookie set by YouTube to measure views of an embedded video. We have embedded YouTube videos in various pages across our website. We also have LinkedIn and Twitter feeds embedded on our home page.

4. Are Cookies Safe?

Yes, cookies are completely safe and do not hold any private information which could personally identify you. If you would like to find out more about cookies, visit www.aboutcookies.org.

5. What If I Don’t Want Cookies?

If you are not comfortable with our website using cookies please navigate to our Customise Cookies page and change your preferences.

You can also manage or block the cookies set by us, or indeed any other website, should you wish to do so. This can be done via the browser settings on your device. If you have already consented, you can withdraw your consent at any time using these settings or via the Customise Cookies page.

For more comprehensive information on the subject of blocking cookies please visit www.aboutcookies.org. If you wish to specifically manage or block cookies on the browser of your mobile device you may need to refer to the manual for the handset.

You should be aware that restricting or blocking cookies may have an impact on the functionality of this website and affect the intended experience.

Last updated: November 2022.