Privacy policy

Edible Oils Limited (or "we") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy (together with the terms of use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data Edible Oils Limited collects from you, or that you provide to Edible Oils Limited, will be processed by Edible Oils Limited. Please read the following carefully to understand Edible Oils Limited's views and practices regarding your personal data and how Edible Oils Limited will treat it.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act"), the data controller is Edible Oils Limited of Sixth Floor, Royal Liver Buildings, Pier Head, Liverpool, L3 1NX.
Edible Oils Limited's nominated representative for the purpose of the Act is Martyn Rodmell.

1. Information we may collect from you

Edible Oils Limited may collect and process the following data about you:
(a) information that you provide by filling in forms on the website ("Website"). This includes information provided at the time of registering to use the Website, subscribing to the service, posting material or requesting further services. Edible Oils Limited may also ask you for information when you enter a competition or promotion sponsored by Edible Oils Limited, and when you report a problem with the Website.
(b) if you contact Edible Oils Limited, they may keep a record of that correspondence.
(c) Edible Oils Limited may also ask you to complete surveys that Edible Oils Limited use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
(d) details of your visits to the Website including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data and the resources that you access.

2. IP addresses and cookies

Edible Oils Limited may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about their users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason, Edible Oils Limited may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help Edible Oils Limited to improve their Website and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable Edible Oils Limited:
(a) to estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
(b) to store information about your preferences, and so allow them to customise the Website according to your individual interests.
(c) to speed up your searches.
(d) to recognise you when you return to the Website.
You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of the Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, the system will issue cookies when you log on to the Website.

3. Where we store your personal data

The data that Edible Oils Limited collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for Edible Oils Limited. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. Edible Oils Limited will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.
All information you provide to Edible Oils Limited is stored on their secure servers. Where Edible Oils Limited have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. Edible Oils Limited ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although Edible Oils Limited will do their best to protect your personal data, they cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once Edible Oils Limited have received your information, they will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

4. Uses made of the information

Edible Oils Limited use information held about you in the following ways:
(a) to ensure that content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
(b) to provide you with information, products or services that you request from Edible Oils Limited or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
(c) to carry out their obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and Edible Oils Limited.
(d) to allow you to participate in interactive features of the service, when you choose to do so.
(e) to notify you about changes to the service.
Edible Oils Limited may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and they may contact you about these by post or telephone.
If you do not want Edible Oils Limited to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which Edible Oils Limited collect your data.

5. Disclosure of your information

Edible Oils Limited may disclose your personal information to any member of their group, which means their subsidiaries, their ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in the Companies Act 2006. In addition Edible Oils Limited may disclose your personal information to an associated company of Edible Oils Limited.
Edible Oils Limited may disclose your personal information to third parties:
(a) in the event that Edible Oils Limited sell or buy any business or assets, in which case Edible Oils Limited may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
(b) if Edible Oils Limited or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by Edible Oils Limited will be one of the transferred assets.
(c) if Edible Oils Limited are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply the terms of use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Edible Oils Limited, their customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

6. Your rights

You have the right to ask Edible Oils Limited not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. Edible Oils Limited will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if they intend to use your data for such purposes or if they intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms Edible Oils Limited use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting Edible Oils Limited at
The Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of Edible Oils Limited's partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that Edible Oils Limited do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

7. Access to information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet Edible Oils Limited's costs in providing you with details of the information they hold about you.

8. Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes Edible Oils Limited may make to the privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.

9. Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to