Cookie Policy

Please read this cookie policy carefully as it contains important information on who we are and how we use cookies on our website. This policy should be read together with our Privacy Policy (https://www.foodsconnected.com/pages/privacy.aspx) which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact us and supervisory authorities if you have a complaint.

1. Who we are/Our website

This website is operated by Foods Connected Limited.

This cookie policy relates to your use of our website, www.foodsconnected.com.

Throughout our website we may link to other websites owned and operated by certain trusted third parties. These other third party websites may also use cookies or similar technologies in accordance with their own separate polices. For privacy information relating to these other third party websites, please consult their policies as appropriate.

2. Cookies

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your device (e.g. computer, smartphone or other electronic device) when you use our website. We use cookies on our website. Cookies generally contain two bits of information: a site name and a unique user ID. Once the cookie is on your computer, the site "knows" that you have been there before and can then use that knowledge to tailor the experience that you have. The vast majority of commercial websites will use them.

For further information on our use of cookies, including a detailed list of your information which we and others may collect through cookies, please see below.

3. Consent to use cookies

We will ask for your permission to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device, except where they are essential for us to provide you with a service that you have requested.

4. Changing cookie settings

Cookies can be controlled by your web browser settings.

Removing cookies from your device

You can delete all cookies that are already on your device by clearing the browsing history of your web browser. This will remove all cookies from all websites you have visited.

Be aware though that you may also lose some saved information (e.g. saved login details, site preferences).

Managing site-specific cookies

For more detailed control over site-specific cookies, check the privacy and cookie settings in your preferred web browser.

Blocking cookies

You can set most modern web browsers to prevent any cookies being placed on your device. Please be aware that by blocking all cookies you may not be able to access or use all the features of our website and you will not receive a personalised service.

Managing our analytics cookies

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

More information

For further information about cookies and how to disable cookies please go to the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

5. Our use of cookies

The table below provides more information about the cookies we use and why:

The cookies we use Name Purpose
Analytics Cookies _ga _gid (Google Analytics} These monitor how visitors move around the Site and how visitors reached the Site. This is used so that we can see total (not individual) figures on which types of content users enjoy most, for instance. These cookies help us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
ljs-lang (Localize) Non-persistent session cookie used to remember the language you wish to use for our website.
Third-party service Cookies Social sharing, video and other services we offer are run by other companies. These companies may drop cookies on your computer when you use them on our site or if you are already logged in to them. Here is a list of places where you can find out more about specific services that we may use and their use of cookies: • Facebook's data use policy: http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/your-info-on-other • AddThis (the service that runs some of our social sharing buttons): http://www.addthis.com/privacy#.T6j--usS0bw • Twitter's privacy policy: https://twitter.com/privacy • Storify's (a service that is sometimes used to embed a series of tweets) terms of service: http://storify.com/tos • Brightcove video player's cookie policy: http://support.brightcove.com/en/docs/video-cloud-player-cookies • YouTube video player cookie policy: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/faq/#toc-cookies (Google's standard terms). • Readers offers: Myoffers (reader offers): http://www.myoffers.co.uk/privacy_statement • Tynt (adds a URL when you copy and paste) opt-out page: http://www.tynt.com/opt_out
Site management cookies .ASPAUTH FoodsConnectedCookiePolicy ASP.NET_SessionId _AntiXsrfToken These are used to maintain your identity or session on the Website. For instance, where our websites run on more than one server, we use a cookie to ensure that you are sent information by one specific server (otherwise you may log in or out unexpectedly). We may use similar cookies when you vote in opinion polls to ensure that you can only vote once, and to ensure that you can use our commenting functionality when not logged in (to ensure you don't see comments you've reported as abusive, for instance, or don't vote comments up/down more than once).

6. How to contact us

Please contact Andrew McCracken, our Data Protection Officer, at andrew@foodsconnected.com if you have any questions about this cookie policy or the information we hold about you.

7. Changes to this policy

Any changes we make to this cookie policy in the future will be posted on this page and shall be notified to you.