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Cookie Policy

Cotswold Ingredients believe in being honest and open about how we collect and use your data and with this in mind, our Cookie Policy provides detailed information about how, when and why we collect your data through the use of first and third party cookies.

This policy applies to our use of any and all data collected by us in relation to your use of our Site. Please read this Cookie Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. If you have any questions, further details on how to contact us can be found in section 4 below.

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer, smartphone or other device when you access the internet and websites. They to collect information about how you browse websites or engage with emails and allow companies to improve their services and provide you with a better experience.

Cookies can be considered either ‘first party’ or ‘third party’ depending on the domain they are set by.

First party cookies. These are cookies set by the same domain you are visiting, in this case cotswoldingredients.co.uk. First party cookies may not necessarily be set by us; our partners may also set first party cookies. Some, but not all, first party cookies are essential for the functionality of the website. Disabling first party cookies entirely will affect website functionality.

Third party cookies. These are cookies set by a domain other than cotswoldingredients.co.uk. These cookies are always set by our partners. Disabling them will not dramatically affect our website but may cause issues with external services which rely on these cookies.

There are two different types of cookies, kept for varying amounts of time. These are known as:

Persistent cookies which remain on your device for a set period of time (specified in the cookie). These cookies are activated each time you visit the website that created that specific cookie.

Session cookies which are temporary. These cookies allow websites to link your actions during a browser session. (A browser session starts when you open your browser window and finishes when you close your browser window). Once you close the browser, all session cookies are removed.

2. What cookies do we use and why?

We, like many other websites, use cookies which are placed or accessed on your computer or device. Some of these cookies are essential to the performance of our website and others enable us do things like track your activity on our website or offer you a more personalised experience.

All Cookies used by and on our site are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms.

You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

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Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.

All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

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3. How to control and block cookies

You can choose to enable or disable cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or only third-party cookies.

By default, most internet browsers accept cookies but you can change this. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.

You can choose to delete cookies at any time however you may lose any information that enables you to access our site more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, login and personalisation settings.

It is recommended that you keep your internet browser and operating system up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser and manufacturer of your computer or device if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

4. Contacting us

If you have any questions or complaints about our cookies or this Cookie Policy, please contact us by email at sales@cotswoldingredients.co.uk, by telephone on 01453 843694, or by post at:
Units 5-8 Tabernacle Road
GL12 7EF

5. Changes to our cookie policy

We may change or update this Cookie Policy as we deem necessary from time to time, or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on our site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of this Cookie Policy on your first use of our site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.

The type of information we will collect about you includes:

  • Your first name
  • Your last name
  • Your email address

We will never collect sensitive information about you without your explicit consent.

The information we hold will be accurate and up to date. You can check the information that we hold about you by emailing us. If you find any inaccuracies we will delete or correct it promptly. The personal information which we hold will be held securely in accordance with our internal security policy.

Please see attached CHP Trade Terms & Conditions of Sale (B2B)

We use technology to track the patterns of behaviour of visitors to our site using Google Analytics. This can include using a “cookie” which would be stored on your browser. You can usually modify your browser to prevent this happening. The information collected in this way can be used to identify you unless you modify your browser settings.

If you have any questions/comments about privacy, you should contact us.