Last changed on 20/10/2018

We use cookies and other technologies (collectively, "cookies") to recognise your browser or device, learn more about your interests, and provide you with essential features and services and for additional purposes, including:

  • Recognising you when you sign-in to use our services. This allows us to provide you with product recommendations, display personalised content.
  • Keeping track of your specified preferences. This allows us to honour your likes and dislikes.
  • Keeping track of items stored in your shopping basket.
  • Conducting research and diagnostics to improve HQI's content, products, and services.
  • Preventing fraudulent activity.
  • Improving security. 
  • Delivering content, including ads, relevant to your interests on HQI sites.
  • Reporting. This allows us to measure and analyse the performance of our services.

HQI cookies allow you to take advantage of some of HQI's essential features. For instance, if you block or otherwise reject our cookies, you will not be able to add items to your shopping basket, proceed to checkout or use any HQI products and services that require you to sign in.
You can manage browser cookies through your browser settings. The 'Help' feature on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, how to disable cookies, and when cookies will expire. If you disable all cookies on your browser, neither we nor third parties will transfer cookies to your browser. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some features and services may not work.
See our privacy notice for more information about the types of information we gather.