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 below.

 

Cookie: Web Analytics (Google)

Purpose:  These cookies are used on our website to evaluate your use of our website and compile reports on website activity for us and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

 

Cookie: Facebook Custom Audiences

Purpose: These cookies are used on our website to record information about the way you use our site including information about your browser session.  This, along with anonymised information used by Facebook, allows us to target our Facebook advertising to audiences of people who have visited our website.

More info: https://www.facebook.com/ads/website_custom_audiences/

 

Third Party cookies.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services, and our third party partners such as Shopmium) may also use cookies, over which we have no control.  These cookies are likely to be analytical / performance cookies or targeting cookies.  We encourage you to review the cookie statements of third parties.

For example, we use Mailchimp (an online marketing platform) operated by The Rocket Science Group LLC (a company headquartered in the State of Georgia in the United States) to provide us with services relating to the sending and management of email campaigns and advertisements, and real-time data analytics services.  Mailchimp sets its own and third party cookies in order for its websites and the services it provides to operate, as well as to track and target the interests of those who visit its website.  We have no control over the setting and use by Mailchimp of cookies, and we encourage you to read Mailchimp’s cookie statement which can be found online at https://mailchimp.com/legal/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 [insert expiry period].

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.