This policy was last updated 02/05/2018
We are committed to protecting your privacy. We will keep the personal information you entrust to us safe and secure. We will not share your personal information with other people or businesses without your prior consent.
We are registered on the Data Protection Register of the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) and will comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and related legislation.
We will collect and process personal information you give us by filling in forms on the website, or by corresponding with us via email or post. This includes information you provide when you subscribe to any of our services, enter a competition or respond to a promotion or survey. If you contact us, we will keep a record of that correspondence.
By entering your details in the fields requested, you enable us and our service providers to provide you with the services you select. Whenever you provide such personal information, we will treat that information in accordance with this policy. When using your personal information we will act in accordance with current legislation and aim to meet current Internet best practice.
We collect personal information on our website visitors and clients in various ways, including: newsletter subscriptions; orders for products and/or services by telephone, post, the Internet or email; offers; competition entry forms; or feedback, research or request forms.
From time to time, we may use your personal details:
As defined by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we are data controllers and have a lawful basis for collecting your personal information if you have given us clear consent to do so.
Specifically, we will collect, process and store:
We collect and process only the personal information required to allow us to effectively provide our products and services to you, and inform you of offers and promotions that may be of value to you.
In order to put our policy into practice, we use our best endeavours to follow seven guidelines:
During the course of your visit to our website, your computer may be issued with cookies. Cookies are text files which identify your computer to a server. Cookies do not in themselves identify you as an individual, just the computer you are using. We do not collect or store any personally identifiable information using the cookie.
Cookies are commonly used on the Internet and do not harm your system.
Cookies have a number of uses. For example, cookies are part of the mechanism that allows you to log in and out of our website rather than having to enter your password repeatedly during a session. They can also be used to estimate the number of users to our website. Cookies may also be used for other purposes, such as to maintain the security of the website and provide information on what administrative support the website may require.
The cookies used on www.birchallfoods.co.uk fall into two categories which are detailed below:
Functional: These cookies are used to enable core website functionality and do not contain any personal information.
Analytics: These cookies allow us to count page visits and traffic sources so we can monitor and improve the performance of our website.
If you wish, you can prevent acceptance of cookies by your Internet browser, although this will impair your use of our website. You can change the preferences or settings in your web browser to control cookies. In some cases, you can choose to accept cookies from the primary website, but block them from third parties. In others, you can block cookies from specific advertisers, or clear out all cookies.
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Our analytics partner also provides the ability for users to opt-out using the following links:
Further information on cookies is available online at: www.aboutcookies.org
We will not sell or distribute cookie information without your prior consent.
You can always change the personal information that we hold and it is free to do so. If you wish to change any details then please write to us at the address below.
You can request a copy of the personal information that we may hold by writing to us at the address below.
You have the right to ask us to delete all the personal information we hold on you (where we are permitted to do so, in line with legal data retention requirements), and you can do this by writing to us at the address below.
We may change this policy to keep up to date with changes in legislation and best practice.
If you are unhappy with the way in which we are handling your personal information, you have the right to contact the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) at: https://ico.org.uk
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