We are happy to refund or exchange goods purchased from Hoopers stores. Goods purchased at full price from any Hoopers store can be returned for refund or exchange within 28 days of purchase in perfect condition, together with a valid receipt. For items purchased in conjunction with a loyalty card, the card must be presented with the returned item. Reduced merchandise must be returned in a perfect condition within 14 days of purchase. Items purchased at a 75% reduction or more are non-returnable. Refunds will be given in the same payment method as the original transaction.
Items excluded from this policy:
Furniture, beds and custom made or altered items unless they are misdescribed or faulty. For reasons of health and hygiene we are unable to exchange or refund the following products:
- Cosmetics or Fragrance once the original packaging has been opened, unless faulty
- Pierced Jewellery
- Linen and mattresses once the original packaging has been opened, unless faulty
- Lingerie, hosiery and swimwear, unless the hygiene strips are still in place and packaging remains unopened or the item is faulty
- Hats and fascinators unless tags are in place or the item is faulty
This does not affect your statutory rights.
Online Returns Policy
We are happy to refund or exchange goods purchased from Hoopers online. Goods must be returned within 7 working days of receipt, in perfect condition, together with your delivery note as proof of purchase, completed with reason for return or exchange. A pre-paid label will be enclosed with your goods. Refunds will be given in the same payment method as the original transaction. For items excluded, please see the main In Store Refund Policy.
This does not affect your statutory rights.
Telephone Mail Order Returns Policy
We are happy to refund or exchange goods purchased via telephone as a mail order from Hoopers stores. Please refer to our In Store Returns Policy for full terms & conditions. Customers purchasing over the telephone for delivery direct to their home will be charged for postage and packing.
If an item is returned, the refund will be given in the same payment method as the original transaction including any initial postage charge incurred.
Return postage charges are at the cost of the customer unless:
- The item being returned is faulty
- A substitute item was sent, and is unsuitable
This does not affect your statutory rights.
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Prize Draw and Competition Terms & Conditions
- Prize draws and competitions are only open to UK residents aged 18 or over, excluding employees and the immediate families of Hoopers, its agents or anyone professionally connected with the promotion or company.
- No purchase is necessary to enter. All prizes are non-transferable and there is no cash alternative.
- Winners or prize draw entries will be chosen at random from all valid entries. Where a postcard entry is required, a full name, address and telephone number should be given.
- Entry to the Prize draw or competition is restricted to one per person please. Multiple entries, automated entries, bulk entries or third party entries will be disqualified.
- The winner will be contacted by email within 14 days of the draw. In the event that the winner has not responded within 14 days of notification then Hoopers reserves the right to reallocate the prize to a reserve winner.
- Prizes can only be sent to a valid UK address unless otherwise stated.
- The winner's name and county may be published in Hoopers literature or on www.hoopersstores.com. A full list of prize winners may be obtained by sending a stamped-addressed envelope to the Promoter: Marketing Department, Hoopers, 2-12 Mount Pleasant Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1QT, marking your envelope with the name of the draw for which you require the list of winners.
- Hoopers reserves the right to offer alternative prizes of equal value if, due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control, the stated prizes are no longer available.
- By entering the prize draw entrants confirm that they have read and agree to be bound by these terms & conditions and by the decisions of Hoopers, which are final in all matters relating to the prize draw. Failure to do so will result in the forfeiture of the prize. No correspondence will be entered into.
- Hoopers or its agencies accept no responsibility for any loss, injury or damage suffered through acceptance of the prize.
- Hoopers or its agencies will not be responsible for the non-inclusion of entries as a result of technical failures or otherwise, including any such failure which is within the control of Hoopers or its agencies. Proof of submission of entry is not proof of receipt of entry.
- Hoopers reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any person it finds to be tampering or to have tampered with the operation of the promotion or the Hoopers website, or to be acting in violation of these terms and conditions. Illegible or late entries will be disqualified.
- To the full extent permitted by law Hoopers will not accept liability for any loss, damage, injury or death arising from this promotion beyond its reasonable control.
- Hoopers is compliant with the Data Protection Act. Our policy is such that we will not pass on your details to any third party without your prior consent. We may from time to time contact you by email, post or text message about products and offers which we think may be of interest to. If you wish to opt out of receiving information at any time please use the opt out function on emails, email us via our website enquiry page, telephone us on 0800 318216 or write to: Hoopers Marketing Department, 2-12 Mount Pleasant Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1QT.
Using the website
This website is expressly owned and operated by Hoopers. Unless otherwise noted, the design and content featured are all intellectual property which is owned, controlled, or licensed by/to Hoopers: Hoopers is a trading name of Parkstone Ltd Registered in England and Wales No 1603910 Registered Office: Cheveley Park Stud, Duchess Drive, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 9DD
The site is intended solely for your personal, non-commercial use. Any use of our website and its content for purposes other than personal and non-commercial is prohibited without the prior written permission of Hoopers. Any person is authorised to view, copy, print and distribute these documents subject to the following conditions:- (a) the document is used only for information and non-commercial purposes; and (b) that any copies of, or extracts from, the documents or portions must include this copyright notice.
Please be aware that each of the various trademarks, product names, company names and corporate identities represented on this site are the property of their individual companies.
If you are having trouble viewing certain areas, or are experiencing any other technical problems with our website, please contact us by phoning 01892 530222 or to make an enquiry via this website.
Technical Issues: Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Hoopers takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control. You agree that your access will be subject to the terms and conditions in this legal notice and that such access is undertaken at your own risk. Hoopers shall not be liable for damages or losses of any kind which you may incur from your use of or inability to access this site.
Product Display: The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice. We have made every effort to display the products featured as accurately as possible. However, the colours we use, as well as the display and colour capabilities of your particular computer monitor, may greatly affect the colours you actually see on the screen. Hoopers cannot be held responsible for any limitations of your monitor and cannot guarantee that your monitor's display of any colour, texture, or detail of merchandise will be the same as the actual product.
Product Availability: Some of the featured items are available in stores in limited quantities and because of their limited availability, stock may not be replenished. The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. Please note that not all stock will be available in all of our stores and we recommend that you telephone the relevant store to check availability of the product before making a visit or to make an enquiry via this website.
Links to other websites: Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.
Website Errors: We endeavour to present the most recent, most accurate, and most reliable information on our website at all times. However, there may be occasions when some of the information may contain errors, or inaccuracies. Any errors are wholly unintentional.
Website Changes: Amendments are made to the site to ensure that it is up to date. We cannot guarantee that something you may have seen on a previous visit will still feature on our website when you visit again. We reserve the right to make changes to the website without prior notice.
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Free Customer Wireless Internet Access
This free service is provided in good faith by Parkstone Limited T/A Hoopers (hereafter referred to as the Company) for customers who are using the Restaurant in our branches in Torquay, Wilmslow, Tunbridge Wells and Harrogate. Anyone with a wireless enabled laptop, notebook, IPod, Blackberry or other portable device (computer or mobile phone) can now use it to connect wirelessly to email and the Internet through the wireless service. You will require a security key in order to connect which is available from the Restaurant counter.
Terms and Conditions of use
In order to use the free customer wireless internet access, a user must agree to abide by the Company’s Customer Wireless Internet Access Acceptable Use Policy. The user is responsible for their own use of the internet through this facility.
Acceptable use policy
Your access to the service is conditioned on legal and appropriate use of the service. Your use of the service and any activities conducted online through the Service shall not violate any applicable law or regulation or the rights of the Company, or any third party. The use of the service for the following activities is prohibited:
Activities Which Could Bring the Company into Disrepute: Any activity which might damage the reputation of the Company, its directors or employees is prohibited.
Spamming or Invasion of Privacy: Sending of unsolicited bulk and/or commercial messages over the Internet using the Service or using the Service for activities that invade another’s privacy.
Intellectual Property Rights Violations: Engaging in any activity that infringes or misappropriates the intellectual property rights of others, including patents, copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, or any other proprietary right of any third party.
Obscene or Indecent Speech or Materials: Using the Company’s Customer Wireless Internet Access to advertise, solicit, transmit, store, post, display, or otherwise make available obscene or indecent images or other materials. The Company will notify and cooperate fully with the police and any law enforcement agency if it becomes aware of any use of the service in connection with such activities.
Defamatory or Abusive Language: Using the Service to transmit, post, upload, or otherwise making available defamatory, harassing, abusive, racist or threatening material or language that encourages bodily harm, destruction of property or harasses another.
Hacking: Accessing illegally computers, accounts, equipment or networks belonging to another party, or attempting to penetrate security measures of another system. This includes but is not limited to, port scans, stealth scans or other information gathering activity. Distribution of Internet Viruses, Trojan Horses, or other Destructive Activities Distributing information regarding the creation of and sending Internet viruses, worms, Trojan Horses, pinging, flooding, mailbombing, or denial of service attacks.
The network is filtered but unsecured and usage is at your own risk. You are responsible for ensuring that your own equipment has adequate security protection installed (including any operating system updates).
Parkstone Limited T/A Hoopers:
- Is not responsible for ensuring the privacy of information transferred over this Service
- Is not able to guarantee any transaction conducted via this service will be successful and accepts no liability for any goods or services requested via the Internet.
- Accepts no liability for the quality of information on the Internet or for misuse of the Internet by other users.
- Has no responsibility for the content of the Web sites accessible through the Internet and offers no support in connection with technical issues arising through its use.
- All children using the Internet must be under adult supervision and the supervising adult is responsible for the activities of the child.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small amount of information that’s downloaded to your computer or device when you visit certain websites. We use a number of different cookies on the Hoopers website, including strictly necessary, performance, advertising, and social media or content cookies. Cookies make your browsing experience better by allowing the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login and region selection). This means you don’t have to re-enter this information each time you return to the site or browse from one page to another. Cookies also provide information on how people use the website, for instance whether it’s their first time visiting or if they are a frequent visitor.
What cookies do we use and why?
Some cookies are necessary to allow you to browse our website, use its features, and access secure areas. The use of these cookies is essential for the website to work. For example, we use user-input cookies for the duration of a session to keep track of a user’s input when filling in forms that span several pages.
We also use functional cookies to remember choices you’ve made or information you’ve provided, such as your username, language, or the region you are in. This allows us to tailor your website experience specifically to your preferences. For example, authentication cookies are functional cookies that are used for the duration of a session (or persistent, if you agree to the “remember me” function) to allow users to authenticate themselves on subsequent visits or to gain access to authorised content across pages. The functional cookies we use include:
User-centric security cookies to detect authentication abuses for a limited persistent duration, like repeated failed login attempts. These cookies are set for the specific task of increasing the security of the service.
Multimedia content player session cookies (flash cookies) are used for the duration of a session to store technical data needed to play back video or audio content (e.g. image quality, network link speed, and buffering parameters).
Load balancing session cookies are used for the duration of the session to identify the same server in the pool in order for the load balancer to redirect user requests appropriately.
User interface customisation persistent cookies are used to store a user’s preference regarding a service across web pages.
Hoopers is dedicated to user experience and we use many tools to help us improve our website and our commerce platform. To this end, we use reporting and analytics cookies to collect information about how you use our website or our merchants’ storefronts, and how often. These cookies only gather information for statistical purposes and only use pseudonymous cookie identifiers that do not directly identify you. The performance cookies we use include:
First party analytics cookies - We use these cookies to estimate the number of unique visitors, to improve our websites and our merchants’ websites, and to detect the most searched for words in search engines that lead to a web page. These cookies are not used to target you with online marketing. We use these cookies to learn how our websites and our merchants’ websites are performing and make relevant improvements to improve your browsing experience.
Third party analytics cookies - We also use Google Analytics and other third-party analytics providers listed below to help measure how users interact with our website content. These cookies “remember” what our users have done on previous pages and how they’ve interacted with the website. For more information on Google Analytics, visit Google’s information page. For instructions on how opt out of Google Analytics, see below.
Finally, Social and Content cookies are placed by many social media plugins (for example the Facebook ’like’ button), and other tools meant to provide or improve the content on a website (for example services that allow the playing of video files, or that create comments sections). We integrate these modules into our platform to improve the experience of browsing and interacting with our websites. Please note that some of these third party services place cookies that are also used for things like behavioural advertising, analytics, and/or market research.
How long will cookies remain on my computer or mobile device?
The length of time that a cookie remains on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies last until you stop browsing and persistent cookies last until they expire or are deleted. Most of the cookies we use are persistent and will expire between 30 minutes and two years from the date they are downloaded to your device. See the section below on how to control cookies for more information on removing them before they expire.
How to control cookies?
You can control and manage cookies in various ways. Please keep in mind that removing or blocking cookies can negatively impact your user experience and parts of our website may no longer be fully accessible.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can choose whether or not to accept cookies through your browser controls, often found in your browser’s “Tools” or “Preferences” menu. For more information on how to modify your browser settings or how to block, manage or filter cookies can be found in your browser’s help file or through such sites as: www.allaboutcookies.org.
Why we have your personal information
- To personalise your shopping experience by being able to respond to your individual requirements
- To improve our service to you by evaluating feedback and information from you
- To process transactions
- To send periodic emails and SMS messages
- To assist in the administration of a promotion or event
- To assist you in the event of a problem completing your purchase
- To assist with the administration of account and loyalty cards
- To ensure the safety and security of staff and customers
The lawful bases we rely on for processing this information
- We have your consent
- We have a contractual obligation
- We have a legal obligation
- We have a legitimate interest
The type of personal information we collect
- Name, Address, Date of Birth
- Email Address and Phone Numbers
- Online Identifiers – IP Address / Cookies
- CCTV Footage of customers and staff in our stores
- Bank Details of account customers
Your data may be shared with the following 3rd parties
- Online identifiers are shared with google analytics, please see our cookies policy for more details.
- Name, Address, Date of Birth and Bank details are shared with credit checking companies during the account card application process.
- Email addresses and phone numbers are stored on our 3rd party marketing platforms Omnisend and Mailchimp.
- CCTV footage is shared with the police.
We may periodically send promotional emails or SMS messages about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the contact details that you have provided. If you wish to stop receiving these communications, please follow the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each message. In the case of postal mailers please contact our Customer Services team on FREEPHONE 0800 318216. Offers and promotions are often tailored to your interests by analysing customer spending data.
All personal data collected by Hoopers will be processed in accordance with UK Data protection legislation. As the data subject you have the right to request access, rectification and erasure of this data at any time. Under certain circumstances you have the right to restrict or object to the processing of your personal data. You also have the right to ask us to transfer your personal data to another organisation.
Contacting us about your personal data
If you would like to contact us about your personal data or if you have any complaints about our use of your personal information you can write to Mr S Roberts, Data Protection Officer, Hoopers Head Office, Mount Pleasant Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1QT or email email@example.com
You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data. They can be contacted at Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF. For more information you can go to the ICO website https://www.ico.org.uk
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect about you.
There are opportunities in our stores to sign up to a specific cosmetic house, brand or concession mailing list. Information you give to any of the third-party organisations that operate within our stores is retained and processed purely by those companies and not Hoopers.
For further information please visit our GDPR Compliance webpage.