What are cookies?
Cookies are a small text file that is placed on your computer, tablet or mobile phone when you access our websites. They are not harmful to your devices (like a virus or malicious code) and allow you to use many of the useful features of our website.
The information below sets out what cookies we use on our website and how they are used. When reading the information below it is useful to know the following:
Cookies have a lifetime. Some only last until you close your browser or a short time. These are called ‘session cookies’. Some last longer though, for example, to enable a website to recognise you when you return to them. These are called ‘persistent cookies’.
Cookies placed directly by a website owner (like us) are known as ‘first party cookies’ and most modern websites also use technology provided by other people/businesses, for example to provide online advertising. Cookies placed by other parties are known as ‘third party cookies’.
What is it used for?
Strictly necessary cookies
What are they? These cookies are essential to enable you to move around our website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website.
What are they? These are cookies that allow our website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and to provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can remember
What are they? These cookies collect information about how you use our websites, for example which pages you go to most often and if you get an error message. These cookies are used to improve how our website works.
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Targeting or advertising cookies
What are they? These cookies are used to drive online advertising that is relevant to you by building up a picture of what you are interested in from your use of the internet. The cookies can limit the number of times you see an advert and help to measure the effectiveness of any advertising. They remember that you have visited a website and this information may be shared with other organisations or advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to website functionality provided by the other organisation.
Third party cookies
How can you manage cookies?
We regularly review the cookies we and our suppliers use to continually improve our services to you. As a result, we will need to change this policy from time to time to keep it accurate and up to date. If we change this policy, we will tell you. That way you can check to see if you are happy with our new policy and adjust your browser settings if you want to before proceeding any further. Please look out for these notices in future when you are using our website.
If you want any further information about our approach to cookies and similar technologies, our websites in general or have any other privacy questions relating to us, we’d be happy to help you. Our contact details are set out here and our address is: fresh, FIN House, 1 Oakwater Ave, Cheadle Royal, Cheadle, Cheshire SK8 3SR
Happy and safe browsing.