Privacy & Cookies Policy

How and why does Tastes collect personal details?

In order to set up an account or make a purchase from the online deli, you will be asked to provide us with some personal information (including your name, billing and delivery address, telephone number and email address). This information is needed in order for us to fulfil your order and deal with your queries.
When you set up an account or place an order you will also be given the option to receive further information from us in the future. You can change your preferences at any time by logging into your account or by contacting us by email, telephone or in writing. Each email we send will include a reminder of how to unsubscribe and all unsubscribe requests will be processed within ten working days (or within 24 hours if submitted via the "Manage Account" page of this web site).
When you visit our site we automatically log your IP address, your browser type and your access times. We use this information for security purposes, to conduct site performance evaluations, to see where visitors are coming from and to keep track of which pages are viewed.
If you make a purchase from our online shop we keep a record of what you have purchased and any comments you submit with your order. If you choose to pay online (you don't have to) your data will also be shared with our payment provider, PayPal. Your payment details will be collected, used and stored by PayPal and we have no access to these details. All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal Privacy Policy. If you choose to telephone us and give your card details over the telephone, these will be entered directly into our PCI compliant payment terminal. We do not store these details.
We may also collect other information, such as your feedback on products you have bought from us.

How does Tastes use and store personal details?

All details collected are stored and used in accordance with the Data Protection Act (DPA) 1998 and its sucessor the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018. Tastes Ltd is the data controller of the information we collect and hold about you. Your details are only used for the purpose(s) given when collected. We do not use personal information to make automated decisions.
Your name is used to personalise the delicatessen to enable us to welcome you back or address you in any emails or parcels we send.
Unless your prior consent is explicitly given, your address, telephone number and email address are used solely to fulfil your order (which may include contacting you regarding the order). We will only disclose your personal information to third party service providers if it is required to fulfill your order. Without your consent, this information will NEVER be sold, given, rented or traded to others for any other purpose unless we are legally obliged to do so.
We may correct or supplement your address information, for example adding the Post Code, in order to ensure that your orders are delivered.
If you choose to submit product reviews we will store these reviews and may display them on the web site, along with your forename and the first letter of your surname.
For security purposes we keep a record of access times and the IP address from which certain activities (such as password requests or orders) take place.
We take data protection seriously amd make every effort to maintain the security of your data. Any information you send via our web site is transmitted using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) which encrypts information you submit. It is held on a secure sever with many levels of protection; physical, procedural and electronic (for example, firewalls and password protection). Our security procedures mean that we may request proof of identity before we disclose personal information to you.

How to View, Amend or Remove Personal Details

At any time you may view and amend the data we hold on you by visiting your account or by contacting us by email or in writing. If you wish to exercise your "Right to be forgotten" under GDPR please contact us by email, or in writing, and we will remove all data about you with the exception of data that we are required to keep by law.
If you have any concerns or questions about your data, or how we handle it, please contact us. If you are not happy about how we collect and use your data, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner's Office (

What is a Cookie?

A cookie (in this context) is a small amount of data that is sent to you from a web site and stored on your computer's hard drive. It is a short string of text and numbers which can be interpreted by the web site that gave you the cookie.
A cookie in the more traditional sense is a small sweet biscuit, often containing chocolate and/or nuts and quite delicious. You can find out more about yummy cookies in the biscuits section of this web site.

Why and How does Tastes Use Cookies?

We use cookies in the online deli part of the web site to enable you to register, log in and use the shopping cart. You may see a cookie message when you first visit our site. This also puts a cookie on your computer so that it knows you've seen the message and which options you chose. These cookies are essential in order for the site to function. We also use AddThis cookies to enable you to share pages with your friends via social media, such as facebook. Our web site also includes some pages with embedded YouTube videos. YouTube sets cookies when you play these videos.
The cookie we use in our online store is a session cookie containing just an ID number which identifies the visitor to the store, as separate from other visitors. No personal information is stored or tracked with these cookies. This is used in our online shop to temporarily store information, such as the contents of your shopping basket. The cookie is essential to the operation of the online shop, without it you will not be able to add items to your shopping basket. This cookie is only valid for your session and is deleted when you close your browser. It will have the name zenid and/or zenInstallID. You can turn off, or delete, cookies by following the instructions below, but will be unable to make any purchases from the online deli. You can instead place your order by telephone.
Some of our pages use AddThis (a tool for integrating various Social Media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest etc) which may set a number of cookies on your computer. We use the AddThis social sharing buttons to enable you to follow us and share content with a range of sites, for example to "like" a product, or "tweet" about something in our shop. To do this we allow AddThis to collect certain anonymous information when you visit our web site. AddThis may use this for behavioural advertising on other sites. If you prefer AddThis not to collect information about any of your web site visits for the purpose of delivering targeted advertising, you may use the AddThis global opt out feature. Disabling the AddThis features will remove the social sharing parts of this site, but no other functionality will be affected and you can continue to use our site.
Some of our pages have embedded YouTube videos (in privacy enhanced mode). YouTube may set cookies on your computer when you play the video, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information.

How can I Disable or Delete Cookies?

To disable all cookies, or delete any cookies that are already on your computer, you can modify your browser settings. Please visit for full instructions specific to your browser/device.

Where Can I Find Out More?

For further information on cookies you can visit

What About Other Web Sites?

Our web site contains links to other web sites which are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy & Cookies Policy. We are not responsible for the content of external web sites, their collection/use of personal information or use of cookies.

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