Privacy Policy

Bristol Foodie Terms of Use and Privacy Policy – May 2012

This privacy policy sets out how Bristol Foodie uses and protects any information that you give Bristol Foodie when you use this website.

Bristol Foodie is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Bristol Foodie may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01/05/2012.

Email Policy
Email addresses from users who subscribe to our email service provided by MailChimp. We may send updates or promotional emails to this list. All emails sent will be clearly from www.bristolfoodie.co.uk and will have clear instructions on how you can unsubscribe from these emails. We promise never to buy, rent or exchange our email list with third parties

Email address and volunteered information from users who choose to submit a comment to the site. We collect this information to verify genuine versus spam comments posted on the site. We may reply to the email address provided in relation to the matter raised in the comment. We will not send promotional emails to users who submit their email address via a comment on the site.

Employee information for the administrators and contributors to this website.

Cookie Policy
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use cookies to:

  • Ensure all parts of the website requested by visitors work correctly and appear quickly.
  • Alert us whenever a page on the website or the entire website is slow and not working at all.
  • Identify which pages are being used using Google Analytics.

This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes. This information is anonymous and we cannot find out your identity using this data. Find out more about Google Ananlytics Cookies here: https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/

Security
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable of £10. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact us on info@bristolfoodie.co.uk

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.