Privacy & Cookies Policy

1. Privacy and Cookies Policy

1.1              We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of visitors to http://www.sharwoodsfrozenreadymeals.co.uk (the “Website”); this Privacy and Cookies Policy together with the Website Terms sets out how we will treat your personal information. Our Website uses cookies. By using our Website and agreeing to this Privacy and Cookies Policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

2. What information do we collect?

2.1              We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

2.1.1         information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this Website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation;

2.1.2         information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us for email notification of updates, (including your name, postal address and email address);

2.1.3         any other information that you choose to send to us.

3. Cookies 

3.1              A cookie consists of a piece of text sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

3.2              We use “session” cookies on the Website to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the Website; Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser.

3.3              We use the following cookies:

3.3.1         Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

3.3.2         Analytical/performance cookies. They 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.

3.3.3         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).

3.3.4         Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

3.4              You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie(s)

Name(s)

Purpose

More Information

Google Analytics

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

More information on Google's privacy policy

Cookie permissions

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This is used to log whether you have accepted cookies as part of your use of this Website.

 

Detect whether javascript is enabled.

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This is a session cookie which tells the Website whether the user has javascript enabled, which in turn allows for extra functionality to be enabled.

 

 

3.5              Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies

3.6              Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites

4. Using your personal information

4.1              Personal information submitted to us via this Website will be used for the purposes specified in this Privacy and Cookies Policy or in relevant parts of the Website.

4.2              We may use your personal information to:

4.2.1         improve your browsing experience by personalising the Website;

4.2.2         enable your use of the services available on the Website;

4.2.3         send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;

4.2.4         deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the Website. We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

5. Disclosures

5.1              We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this Privacy and Cookies Policy.

5.2              In addition, we may disclose your personal information:

5.2.1         to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

5.2.2         in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;

5.2.3         in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);

5.2.4         to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that we are (or are contemplating) selling; and

5.2.5         to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.

5.3              Except as provided in this Privacy and Cookies Policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

6. Security of your personal information

6.1              We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

6.2              We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password and firewall-protected) servers.

6.3              Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

7. Policy amendments

7.1              We may update this Privacy and Cookies Policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our Website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.

7.2              We may also notify you of changes to our Privacy and Cookies Policy by email.

8. Your rights

8.1              You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. Provision of such information will be subject to:

8.1.1         the payment of a fee (currently fixed at £10.00); and

8.1.2         the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity [(for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).

8.2              We may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law.

9. Third party websites

9.1              The Website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

10. Updating information

10.1           Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

11. Contact

11.1           If you have any questions about this Privacy and Cookies Policy or our treatment of your personal information, please either use the Contact Us page on the Website or write to us by email to Sharwoods@kerryfoods.co.uk or by post to:

Thorpe Lea Manor

Thorpe Lea Road

Egham

Surrey

TW20 8HY

12. Data controller

12.1           The data controller responsible in respect of the information collected on this Website is [Kerry Foods Limited]. Our data protection registration number is Z8434054

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