Grocers' Hall

Privacy Policy

This policy sets out how THE GROCERS’ COMPANY use and protect any personal information that you give THE GROCERS’ COMPANY when you use this Website. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 23/6/10.

Cookies, IP Addresses and Non-Personal Information

We may collect and store information about your visit on an anonymous, aggregate basis. This information may include the time and length of your visit, the pages you look at on our sites, and the site you visited just before coming to ours. We may also record the name of your Internet service provider, browser type, and country of origin. We use this information to measure site activity, to develop ideas for improving our site(s) and, where we observe a particular area of interest, and your business domain name is visible to us, additional information may be offered or sent to you.

In addition cookies are used. A cookie is a small file that is stored on your computer when you visit a website. If you visit the website again, it is recognised as a repeat visit by means of the cookie. The cookie contains a unique number but no personal data. We therefore cannot and would not use the cookie to identify you personally. Furthermore, the cookie cannot be used to identify you on websites of third parties. You can configure your web browser to refuse cookies, to delete cookies, or to be informed if a cookie is set. You can find out how to do this by clicking "help" on your browser menu.

Personal Information

You can choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information such as name, e-mail address, mailing address or phone number:

  • Whenever you are asked to fill in a form, look for the box, which you can click to say that you do not want the information to be used by us for direct marketing purposes.
  • If you have previously not objected to THE GROCERS’ COMPANY using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you can change your mind at any time by writing to us at:?Grocers’ Hall, Princes Street, London, EC2R 8AD

THE GROCERS’ COMPANY may also like to provide you with information by e-mail. However, THE GROCERS’ COMPANY appreciate that e-mail "spam" has become a problem in recent years. If you are a client or you have previously asked THE GROCERS’ COMPANY for information on our products, THE GROCERS’ COMPANY may send you information on our range of products by e-mail, unless you have asked THE GROCERS’ COMPANY not to do so. We will not distribute any personal information to 3rd parties.

If the reason you have given THE GROCERS’ COMPANY personal information is to receive e-mail information by return, THE GROCERS’ COMPANY will continue to provide this information by e-mail unless you ask us not to do so. Otherwise, when you provide THE GROCERS’ COMPANY with personal information, you will be asked whether or not you are happy for THE GROCERS’ COMPANY to send you this kind of information by e-mail now, and in future.

If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive marketing e-mails from THE GROCERS’ COMPANY, again, please contact the Marketing Manager at the above address. By using the Website and not advising THE GROCERS’ COMPANY to the contrary, you consent to THE GROCERS’ COMPANY using the data in the way set out in this Privacy Policy.

Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you may request details of personal information that THE GROCERS’ COMPANY holds about you. If you want to make a request, you should write to the Marketing Manager at the above address. Likewise, if you believe that any information THE GROCERS’ COMPANY holds about you is incorrect or incomplete, you can let us know that this should be amended via the same process. Any information, which is found to be incorrect, will be corrected as soon as possible.

Security

The Internet is not a secure medium. THE GROCERS’ COMPANY is committed to ensuring that your information is secure as far as is reasonably possible. 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.

Other Websites

The Website may contain links that make it easy for our visitors to visit other websites. If the visitor uses such links to leave the Website and visit a website operated by a third party, THE GROCERS’ COMPANY does not have any control over that website. Accordingly, THE GROCERS’ COMPANY cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information provided by the visitor while visiting such websites. Users should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Data Protection and Privacy Statement

Your information will be held by THE GROCERS’ COMPANY in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, and added to our marketing databases. It may be used for internal statistical analysis, to fulfill any requests from you for further information and services and to contact you by mail, telephone or (if you provide your e-mail address) electronic communication about other products, services or events offered by THE GROCERS’ COMPANY. We may also transfer your details to any successor to our business, or any relevant part of it. This Privacy Statement applies to all information that we hold about you in any of these locations.

If you do not wish to receive further information about products, services and/or events offered by THE GROCERS’ COMPANY, please contact us at the above address and we will assist you with your queries. You may also contact us this way if you wish to have access to, modify, correct or object to the further processing of your information.

Privacy Policy

This policy sets out how THE GROCERS’ COMPANY use and protect any personal information that you give THE GROCERS’ COMPANY when you use this Website. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 23/06/10.