HAMILTON BEACH BRANDS, INC.
General Information on Cookies
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The creation of cookies when using HBB’s UK Website cannot be disabled through any option on the website. For this reason, if the user does not consent to the creation of cookies then the user has the option to discontinue use of HBB’s UK Website. Cookies can be blocked by the user using the user’s privacy settings, however, HBB is not responsible for the effectiveness of this technique in preventing the creation of cookies on the user’s computer and HBB is not responsible for the performance of the website when cookies that are necessary for the operation of the website are blocked by the user’s browser settings.