Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website.  This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

(a) 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.

(b) 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.

(c) 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 dietary choices).

(d) 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.

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

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Facebook Custom Audiences _fbp Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers

The main purpose of this cookie is: Targeting/Advertising

https://www.facebook.com/ads/website_custom_audiences/
WebAnalytics (Google) _ga This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics – which is a significant update to Google’s more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance

Google Adsense _gcl_au Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services

The main purpose of this cookie is: Targeting/Advertising

Google Universal analytics _gid This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics – which is a significant update to Google’s more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance

 

Third Party cookies.

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.

Can I block the use of cookies?

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you user your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may be unable to access all or certain parts of our website.

Cookie expiry.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after one year.

 What to do if you have questions.

If you have any questions regarding this cookie policy, please email info@piccolofoods.uk, telephone our customer service line on +44 (0)208 050 3202 or write to us at Piccolo Foods Ltd, 27 Old Gloucester Street, London, WC1N 3AX.