General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) EU legislation came into effect on the 25th May 2018 ensuring the data and personal information held by organisations on their customers is properly protected for all individuals within the European Union (EU).
As a business Essential Cuisine have reviewed their current practises to ensure we are GDPR compliant, including making sure data held for all customers is properly protected and is not passed onto any third parties without the individuals prior consent. 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.
Essential Cuisine may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page regularly to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
We may collect the following information:
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
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.
What are cookies?
Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. You can find out more about cookies at www.cookiecentral.com
How do you turn off cookies?
Most internet browsers allow you to turn off cookies. To do this, look at the “help” menu on your browser. Switching off cookies may restrict your use of the website and delay or affect the way it operates.
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 traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. 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 and then the data is removed from the system.
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.
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. 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.
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
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 your personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held, please contact us by phone, email, or post.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us by phone, email, or post. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.