Privacy Policy

Internet Privacy & Cookies Policy

Welcome to The FoodFellas website and online service of The FoodFellas Ltd knows that you care how information about you is used and shared. This Privacy Policy explains what information of yours will be collected by The FoodFellas when you use our online services, how the information will be used, and how you can control the collection, correction and/or deletion of information. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information we collect by other means (including offline) or from other sources.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We collect data in a number of circumstances, such as when:

  • You complete a form on this website
  • You have a conversation with a representative of The FoodFellas at an event, on the street
  • You interact with us online, including on social media channels such as Facebook or Twitter
  • You join The FoodFellas as a member, affiliated or registered supporter, donate or sign up to volunteer for us.

User-Provided Information: You provide us information about yourself, such as your name and e-mail address, if you register for The FoodFellas (including by “following,” “liking,” linking your account to The FoodFellas., on a third party website or network). If you correspond with us by email, we may retain the content of your email messages, your email address and our responses. We may also retain any messages you send through The FoodFellas. You may provide us information in user content you post to The FoodFellas website.

THIRD PARTY SERVICES

The FoodFellas uses WordPress. When you visit The FoodFellas, our site may send one or more cookies – a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters – to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser and lets us help you log in faster and enhance your navigation through The FoodFellas. A cookie does not collect personal information about you. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser’s directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of The FoodFellas may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.

The FoodFellas uses Google Analytics to help understand use of The FoodFellas. This service collects the information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, including cookies and your IP address, and their use of it is governed by their Privacy Policy.

How We Use Your Information

We use the personal information you submit to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of The FoodFellas.

By providing The FoodFellas with your email address (including by “following,” “liking,” linking your account to The FoodFellas, etc., on a third party website or network), you consent to our using the email address to send you The FoodFellas -related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. You also agree that we may send you notifications of activity on The FoodFellas to the email address you give us, in accordance with any applicable privacy settings.

Following termination or deactivation of your The FoodFellas account, The FoodFellas may retain your profile information and user content for a reasonable time for archival purposes. Furthermore, The FoodFellas may retain and continue to use indefinitely all information (including user content) contained in your communications to other users or posted to public or semi-public areas of The FoodFellas after termination or deactivation of your account.

The FoodFellas reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor the user content you post on The FoodFellas. We reserve the right to remove any such information or material for any reason or no reason, including without limitation if in our sole opinion such information or material violates, or may violate, any applicable law or to protect or defend our rights or property or those of any third party. The FoodFellas also reserves the right to remove information upon the request of any third party.

HOW WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION

Personally Identifiable Information: The FoodFellas will not rent or sell your personally identifiable information to others. The FoodFellas may share your personally identifiable information with third parties for the purpose of providing The FoodFellas services to you. If we do this, such third parties’ use of your information will be bound by this Privacy Policy. We may store personal information in locations outside the direct control of The FoodFellas (for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers).

Any personal information or content that you voluntarily disclose for posting to The FoodFellas, such as user content, becomes available to the public, as controlled by any applicable privacy or website customisation settings. If you remove information that you posted to The FoodFellas, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or if other users have copied or saved that information.

Except as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy, The FoodFellas will not disclose personal information to any third party unless required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the law, comply with legal process served on us or our affiliates, or investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities; (b) to enforce this policy, take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, or to protect the security or integrity of our site; and (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of The FoodFellas, our users or others.

HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION

The FoodFellas cares about the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to The FoodFellas or guarantee that your information on the service may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. Your privacy settings may also be affected by changes to the functionality of third-party providers, such as social networks. The FoodFellas is not responsible for the functionality or security measures of any third party.

To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting you access to your account. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information, and for controlling access to your email communications from The FoodFellas, at all times.

COMPROMISE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

In the event that personal information is compromised as a result of a breach of security, The FoodFellas will promptly notify those persons whose personal information has been compromised, in accordance with the notification procedures set forth in this Privacy Policy, or as otherwise required by applicable law.

YOUR CHOICES ABOUT YOUR INFORMATION

You may, of course, decline to submit personally identifiable information through The FoodFellas, in which case The FoodFellas may not be able to provide certain services to you. You can review and correct the information about you that The FoodFellas keeps on file by contacting us directly on enquiries@thefoodfellas.co.uk.

LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES

We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from The FoodFellas, nor the information or content contained therein. Please remember that when you use a link to go from The FoodFellas to another website, our Privacy Policy is no longer in effect. Your browsing and interaction on any other website, including those that have a link on our website, is subject to that website’s own rules and policies. Please read over those rules and policies before proceeding.

TRANSFER OF DATA OUTSIDE OF THE EEA

We may transfer some or all of your personal information outside of the EEA. The privacy laws of the receiving country may be different from those in the EEA and may not have adequate data protection standards. We will always have appropriate safeguards in place when transferring your personal information outside of the EEA, and you may ask us for a copy of these safeguards.

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES

It is our policy to provide notifications, whether such notifications are required by law or are for marketing or other business related purposes, to you via email notice, written or hard copy notice, or through conspicuous posting of such notice on The FoodFellas, as determined by The FoodFellas in its sole discretion. We reserve the right to determine the form and means of providing notifications to you, provided that you may opt out of certain means of notification as described in this Privacy Policy.

NEW RIGHTS AS OF 25 MAY 2018

The EU General Data Protection Regulation reinforces your rights to privacy. The FoodFellas is committed to respecting your rights under GDPR and will comply with our obligations under the law. If you would like to learn more about GDPR please contact us at the Data Protection Officer, The FoodFellas Ltd, Lakeside House, 1 Furzeground Way, Stockley Park, Uxbridge, Middx, UB11 1BD, UK.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY
If we change our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those changes on THE FOODFELLAS to keep you aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, please contact us on enquiries@thefoodfellas.co.uk

Telephone Tel +44 (0) 20 8622 3064
Telephone Fax +44 (0) 845 280 1166