Our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. ;This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and allows us to improve our Site.


This is the Cookie Policy (the “Policy”) for www.hawkefs.com (the Site). The Site is operated by Hawke Financial Services LLP (“we”, “us” and “our”). For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 EU 2016/679, the Data Protection Act 2018 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 (together “the Data Protection Legislation”), we are the controller of the information collected through this Site.

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and allows us to improve our Site.

We reserve the right to change this Policy from time to time by changing it on the Site. This Policy as last updated on 1st March 2023.

We use the following types of cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.

Performance and analytics cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors 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.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

When Do We Collect Cookies?

We collect these cookies when users access our website from any device (e.g. mobile, tablet or PC, etc.), and we collect information about the device or browser you use to access the Site (including device type, operating system, screen resolution etc.), the way you interact with the Sites, and the IP address from which your device connects to the Site.

If cookies are not enabled, we cannot assure you that the website and your experience of it will be as we intend it to be.

Cookie List

A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website - when visited by a user - asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information. Those cookies are set by us and called first-party cookies. We also use third-party cookies - which are cookies from a domain different than the domain of the website you are visiting - for our advertising and marketing efforts. More specifically, we use cookies and other tracking technologies for the following purposes:


Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can change your browser settings to prevent this, and your help screen or manual will tell you how to do this. You can learn more about cookies by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org which includes useful information on cookies and how to block cookies using different types of browsers. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of the Sites if you choose to block or restrict cookies.

Third Party Cookies

Our websites may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you follow a link, we are not responsible for the data protection and cookie policies of the other sites even if you access the links from our website. We recommend that you read the policies of those websites.

How to Withdraw your Consent to Cookies / Removing Cookies

If you want to find out more about cookies and how to manage and delete cookies from your computer, you may wish to visit www.allaboutcookies.org. You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our websites.

Information sharing

We may share your information with Google Analytics, agencies acting on our behalf and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our Site. Where we do so, we ensure that those providers handle any such data to strict contractual controls solely for the purposes given in this Policy.


We place great importance on the security of all personally identifiable information associated with our customers. We have security measures in place to protect against the risk of loss, misuse, or alteration of personal information under our control. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorised personnel have access to personal information. Whilst we cannot ensure or guarantee that loss, misuse, or alteration of information will never occur, we use all reasonable efforts to prevent it.

You should bear in mind that submission of information over the internet is never entirely secure. We cannot guarantee the security of information you submit via the Site(s) whilst it is in transit over the internet and any such submissions are at your own risk. It is advisable to close your browser when you have finished your user session to help ensure others do not access your personal information if you use a shared computer or a computer in a public place.

Useful Information

  • A number of websites provide detailed information on cookies, including AboutCookies.org and AllAboutCookies.org.
  • The European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance website Your Online Choices allows you to install opt-out cookies across different advertising networks.
  • Google has developed a browser add-on to allow users to opt-out of Google Analytics across all websites which use it. This is also available in the Chrome web store.
  • Some browsers include a feature known as ‘Do Not Track’ or DNT. This allows you to indicate a preference that websites should not track you. However, whilst DNT is available in many browsers, websites are not required to recognise its request, so it may not always work. You can get help on how to use DNT in Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Opera.
  • Internet Explorer has a feature called Tracking Protection Lists which allows you to import a list of websites you want to block.
  • For more information on how private browsing works as well as its limitations, visit the support pages for your browser: Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari (mobile and desktop) and Opera.
  • For more information on how and why data is processed about you, the reasons for doing so, and your rights relating to data protection please see the Fair Processing Notice, which is available on the Kensington Mortgage Company website.

Questions and More Information

If you have any further questions about our Policy, or require more information on your data subject rights under Data Protection Legislation, you can contact our Data Protection Officer by writing to:

The Data Protection Officer
Like Mortgage Advice Limited
79 Croydon Road
Caterham, Surrey

Or you can email: info@hawkefs.com

Alternatively, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office via their website ico.org.uk or by writing to:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Cheshire SK9 5AF

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