Who We Are:
British Food Shop is owned by Mays International Limited whose registered office is at Unit 25, Morgan Way, Bowthrope Industrial Park, Norwich, NR5 9JJ. We are a company registered in England under the company number 6804311. Our designated ‘Data Protection Officer@ can be contacted at Stuart@britishfoodshop.co.uk.
Information We Collect:
British Food Shop processes your personal information to meet with legal, statuary and contractual obligations to provide you with our products and services. We will never collect any unnecessary personal data from you and will not process your information in any way other than specified in this notice.
The categories of personal data we collect include the first and last name, address, email address and a telephone and/or mobile phone number.
Personal Data Source:
We receive your personal data when provided to us from yourself when placing an order or enquiry. This can be over telephone, received emails, personal meetings and our online selling platforms.
Use of Your Personal Data:
British Food Shop takes privacy very seriously and will never disclose, share or sell your data with your consent; unless required to do so by law. We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service. This may include:
- To process your order and obtain payment.
- Internal recording keeping.
- To improve our products and services.
- To send promotional emails about new products, special offers, and/or other information which may be found of interest using the email address which you have provided.
Security and Sharing Your Personal Data:
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 your data.
We take privacy very seriously and never disclose, share or sell your data to anyone without your consent or unless required by law. We only retain your data for as long as is necessary and for the purpose specified in this notice.
How Long We Keep Your Data:
British Food Shop only ever retains personal information for as long as is necessary. We have strict review and retention policies in place to meet these obligations. We are required under UK tax law to keep your basic personal data (name, address, contact details) for a minimum of 7 years after which time it will be destroyed at some point after this legal time period.
Cookies are small files which require permission to be stored on your computer. They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to you, and can be accessed either by the web server or your computer. This allows the server to deliver a page tailored to you, or the page itself can contain some script which is aware of the data in the cookie and so is able to carry information from one visit to the website (or related site) to the next.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse web page data and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. Overall cookies assist us in providing you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you other than the data you choose to share. You can choose to accept or decline cookies but this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Consequences of Not Providing Personal Data:
You are not obligated to provide your personal information to British Food Shop, however as this information is required for us to provide you with our services, deliver your products, and for other legitimate interests, we will not be able to offer all our services without it.
Protecting Your Personal Data:
British Food Shop takes your privacy seriously and takes every reasonable measure and precaution to protect and secure your personal data. We work hard to protect your information from unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction and have several security measures in place including but not limited to:
- Restricted access
- IT authentication
- Password access to out Orders/Accounting system where data is held.
- Alarmed and locked office which is monitored during out of office hours.
We cannot guarantee the security of your personal data when you transmit it to us. For example, if you were to email your personal data, you should be aware that the email is not a secure transmission method. As such you acknowledge and accept that we cannot guarantee the security of your personal data when transmitted to us and that any such transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your personal data, strict security procedures and features and enforced to prevent unauthorised access.
Where we have given you or where you have chosen a password which enables you to access one of our services results in you being responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
You have the right to access any personal information British Food Shop processes about you and to request information about:
- What personal data we hold about you.
- The categories of personal data concerned.
- The recipients to whom the personal data has/will be disclosed.
- How long we intend to store your personal data for.
If you believe that we hold any incomplete any incomplete or inaccurate data about you, you have the right to ask us to correct and/or complete the information and we will do so as quickly as possible; unless there is a valid reason for not doing so, at which point you will be notified. You also have the right to request that your personal data be erased or to restrict processing (where applicable) in accordance with the data protection laws; as well as to object to any direct marketing from us. If we receive a request from you to exercise any of the above rights, we may ask you to verify your identity before acting on the request; this is to ensure that your data is protected.
Withdrawing Your Consent:
Where we are processing your personal data based on your consent, you may change your mind and withdraw your consent at any time. You can withdraw your consent to receive marketing communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link in an email. You can also withdraw your consent to receive marketing communications and/or any other consent you have previously provided to us by contacting us at Stuart@britishfoodshop.co.uk. In consequence of this we may not be able to offer some of our services.
Making a Complaint: