Cookie Policy

About this policy

HQIP (“we”, “our”, “us”, “the Company”) may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels, and other tracking technologies when you visit our website including any other mobile website, or mobile application related or connected thereto (collectively, the “website”) to help customise the website and improve your experience.

We reserve the right to make changes to this Cookie Policy from time to time and when we do we will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date of this Cookie Policy and/or the cookie banner. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Cookie Policy on the website.

Our website uses cookies (and other similar technologies) to distinguish you from other users of our website. Cookies also provide us with information about how this website is used so we can keep it is as up to date, relevant and error-free as possible. You can set your cookie preference when you first visit our site based on your own preferences. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and it also allows us to improve our site.

This cookie policy only relates to your use of our website.

Throughout our website we may link to other websites owned and operated by certain trusted third parties to make additional products and services available to you. These other third party websites may also use cookies or similar technologies in accordance with their own separate policies. For privacy information relating to these other third-party websites, please consult their policies as appropriate.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. A cookie can be thought of as an internet user’s identification card, which tell a website when the user has returned.

There are three main types of cookies:

  • Session cookies: specific to a particular visit and limited to sending session identifiers (random numbers generated by the server) so you don’t have to re-enter information when you navigate to a new page or check out. Session cookies are not permanently stored on your device and are deleted when the browser closes;
  • Persistent cookies: record information about your preferences and are stored in your browser cache or mobile device; and
  • Third party cookies: placed by someone other than us which may gather data across multiple websites or sessions.

Consent – Notification on consent

Before cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a pop-up banner on screen requesting your consent to set those cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of cookies you are enabling us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of cookies within the settings section of our cookie banner; however certain features of our website may not function fully or as intended.

You can also configure your browser for it to inform you whenever a page uses cookies and decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject the cookies on a given website or generally. Every browser has a different policy for managing the cookie settings. The browser’s policy is described in the Help menu of every browser and explains how you can change your cookie settings, please see how to turn off cookies section below.

Types of cookie used

Strictly necessary. These are cookies that are essential to the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website or use a shopping basket.

Analytical cookies. These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our website and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

How to turn off cookies

If you do not want to accept cookies, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of this website. For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies:


Cookie name Purpose Duration 1st/3rd party
Strictly necessary cookies
Real Cookie Banner by

To manage the cookies and similar technologies used (tracking pixels, web beacons, etc.) and related consents, we use the consent tool “Real Cookie Banner”.


90 days 3rd party
Functional cookies
YouTube YouTube allows embedding content posted on directly into websites. The cookies are used to collect visited websites and detailed statistics about user behaviour. This data can be linked to the data of users registered on and or localized versions of these services. Up to 2 years 3rd party
Analytical cookies (statistics)
GA4 Improve website Up to 2 years 3rd party
WebActivate Recognise users and track integration with the website and from email campaigns 1 month 3rd Party
AddThis Provide tools for visitors to make sharing website content easy and providing statistics on shared content 13 months 3rd party

 How to contact us

Please contact us at [email protected] if you have any questions about this cookie policy or the information we hold about you.