Privacy Statement

Privacy Policy

We are strongly committed to protecting your privacy, and the privacy policy we have created demonstrates our commitment to your privacy.  This document sets out our policy on the use of personal data.

Catering Online is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.  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.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page.  You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 27th October 2017.

We promise to:
1.Use your personal information only to provide you with the information you have requested or have agreed to receive.
2. Keep your data safe and secure and process it in a manner that follows your wishes.
3 Use cookies and web beacons (but only those which don’t personally identify you) to improve the quality and relevance of the messages we send you.
4.  Only disclose your data to third parties for marketing purposes when you have said it’s OK to do so.

Data Security
When you give your personal data to Catering Online we will process that data in accordance with our responsibilities under the Data Protection Act 1998, and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and other relevant legislation.

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.

Cookies are small pieces of information that are sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive.  

We use cookies to keep track of visits and activity on our website, which in turn improves your experience.

Cookies may be session based (i.e. they expire when the browser session ends) or persistent (they remain on your hard drive for a longer duration).  We use persistent cookies to identify you on repeat visits to our site.

We may provide aggregate non-personally identifiable information to third parties (such as marketers, ad server companies and advertisers) that make use of such general customer data.

We use a number of different cookies on this site.  If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit for detailed guidance.

Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage.

If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete your cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting.

IP Address
Your Internet Protocol (IP) address is the address your web browser or email application automatically gives to the computer whose web page or email you are trying to access over the internet.

Generally, we collect IP addresses to administer our website and assist in the diagnosis of problems with our server, and to estimate the total amount of users visiting our website from various locations.

Messages on our website from third parties
Occasionally we allow advertisers to post relevant messages on our website.  By accessing our website you are agreeing to view these messages.

Our website contains links to other sites.  We are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.  We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every site that collects personally identifiable information.  This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

Controlling your personal information
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 personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998, subject to certain conditions.  We may ask you to provide us with sufficient information so that we can be sure of your identity.  We also reserve the right to make a charge of £10 for providing you with the information you are requesting.  If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write us at Catering Online, Hillside, Charlton Lane, West Farleigh, Maidstone, Kent ME15 0PA.

Please complete the form on the contact page if at any time you wish to be removed from our mailing list.

Articles and blog posts on this site reflect my personal opinion, or the opinion of guest writers.  I always give my honest opinions, but all the information provided is just that and cannot be construed as advice.

I may get a commission if you decided to purchase something from an affiliate link, but I always give my honest opinion.  Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

Any reviews I carry out on products or services will reflect my personal opinion based upon my experience, findings and experience.

Any advertisements or sponsored content will be clearly identified as such.

We cannot and will not guarantee that this website is free from computer viruses or anything else that has destructive properties.