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About Cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your PC, phone or other web enabled device when you visit the JD Seasonings website. They are not harmful and do not contain any confidential information such as your home address, date of birth or credit card details.

Cookies are an essential part of how our site works. Some of these cookies are required by our site to enable you to transact whilst other non essential cookies enable us to give you an enhanced, personalised web experience and determine relevant products to show you.

By using our site, you consent to the use of these cookies. Cookies are used on our site for the following reasons:

  • To allow you to securely sign in to your JD Seasonings account, so that you can use “My Account” features such as order information.
  • To store the content of your online shopping bag whilst you browse the site and to complete an order.
  • To record the areas of the website that you have visited, products you have viewed and time spent browsing, as well as the products you purchased. JD Seasonings uses this information to help make the website more user friendly, develop our site design and to continuously improve the quality of the service we provide.
  • To distribute visitors to our site evenly across platforms to ensure the content is served at the fastest possible speed.
  • For re-marketing purposes to determine relevant related products to show you when you’re browsing on other selected websites. These cookies can be associated with services provided by a third party such as an advertising network.

We also offer you the facility to share your experience on our site through social sites such as Facebook and Twitter. By using these features, you are also consenting to allow cookies from these providers. More information about how these providers use cookies can be found at their websites.

Are cookies safe?

Yes. The information stored in cookies is safe and anonymous. They do not contain any information which could personally identify you and your account security is never compromised. You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu. For a video about cookies visit www.google.com/policies/technologies/cookies/.

Can I turn off cookies?

JD Seasonings uses cookies to ensure that we provide the best possible standard of service to our online customers. However, as part of our privacy and security policy, we require your consent to use them.

To withdraw your consent, or if you want to be notified each time a cookie is about to be used, you should amend the settings provided in your web browser to prevent us from storing cookies on your computer’s hard drive. For information on how to disable cookies, please consult the “Help” tab of your browser via the menu bar. For further information on non essential cookies used for targeting and banner advertising please see below.

It must be noted that if you choose not to consent to the use of cookies, your experience of our site will be limited and many integral aspects of the site, including (but not limited to) adding items to your shopping bag and accessing your account, will not work at all.

Our use of advertisement tracking

We also allow selected third parties who participate with us in marketing programs to place cookies when you visit our site. These cookies enable us to monitor which adverts you see and click on to get to our site. We currently use two companies for this and you can see their privacy policies at the following addresses:

These cookies are as safe as the ones used whilst you browse our site and neither of these third parties collects any personal data from which they would be able to identify individual customers.

JD Seasonings is not responsible for the content or privacy policies of third parties or other websites.

Targeting or banner advertising cookies

This type of advertising is designed to provide you with a selection of products based on what you have viewed on jdseasonings.com and deliver adverts to you when you visit other selected websites. The adverts may highlight alternative styles and colours as well as products from other categories suitable to your browsing history.

The technology behind these adverts uses cookies and usually placed by third parties such as advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and the information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers.

Please be assured that the data contained in the cookie used in these adverts is completely anonymous and doesn’t contain any of your personal details. You can choose to opt-out of this type of advertising. For information on how to disable cookies, please consult the “Help” tab of your browser via the menu bar. Alternatively visit the Network Advertising Initiative website.

Security

JD Seasonings take on-line security very seriously and uses a registered secure site under Verisign Certificate Authority.

How do we protect your information?

We use a server certificate (also known as a digital certificate) to assure you of our identity and secure sockets layer (SSL) to encrypt data transmissions.

If you want to check our certificate/security you can do so using one of the following methods:

From your browser when you are within JD Seasonings

Microsoft Internet Explorer 4 or later

Click on the gold padlock at the bottom right of your browser to bring up the details of this site’s Digital ID.

Mozilla Firefox

Click on the yellow padlock at the bottom left of your browser to bring up the security information.

Opera

Click on the padlock within the address bar of your browser to bring up the security information.

At the Verisign web site

The Versign web site enables you to validate the security of our pages online, click on the Verisign Secured Seal throughout secure areas of jdseasonings.com.

The security measures described above ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to protect your personal information. However, the nature of the Internet means that an absolute guarantee of security cannot be offered, and you should be aware that there may be a small security risk in exceptional circumstances when disclosing information online.

Privacy

JD Seasonings are committed to complying with the Data Protection Act 1998 and have published this guide to help you understand how and why JD Seasonings collect information from you, to whom such information is disclosed and what your rights are. If we make changes to this Policy we will notify you by updating this statement on our website. You can access our Website home page and browse our site without disclosing your personal data.

However, when you register with JD Seasonings you will be asked to provide certain information about yourself.

What information do we collect and how do we obtain it?

We receive information in one of two ways either directly from you when you register with us or from a third party such as credit reference agencies (for example to assess your credit rating).

If you register with us you will be asked to provide certain information such as your name, address, details of your credit card (only if you are paying by credit card), telephone number and email address so that we can process and fulfill your order, notify you of your order status and inform you of special offers and promotions.

How do we use your information?

We use the information that we collect about you to:

  1. Process your orders
  2. Manage your account
  3. Administer this website
  4. Monitor customer traffic patterns and site usage to help us develop and improve the design and layout of the site
  5. Notify you about enhancement to our services, such as changes to the website, new services and special offers that may be of interest. We may contact you by mail, telephone or email with offers

Keeping in touch with you

We want to keep you up to date with information about new meal kits, special offers and improvements to this site.

If you decide you do not want us to contact you, you can request that we stop using your information and that we stop mailing information to you by emailing us at info@jdseasonings.com, quoting Security and Privacy Enquiry.

You may continue to receive mailings which are already on route to you for a short period of time while your request is being dealt with.

Your rights under the Data Protection Act 1998

You have a right to access the personal data that we hold on you. If you would like to see a copy please send a £10 fee and a written request to our head office.

Monitoring Communications

As part of our efforts to make further improvements to the service we provide to our customers, telephone calls to and from JD Seasonings may be recorded or monitored and used for training purposes. To protect the operation of our computer systems we monitor incoming and out going email.

Contact Us

If you have any questions relating to this policy or the use by JD Seasonings of personal data please write to our Head Office or via info@jdseasonings.com, quoting Security and Privacy Enquiry.

We may also use your information, including shopping habits, to open and run your credit account including payment recovery, fraud prevention and debt tracing and for our marketing.

We may contact you for marketing purposes by email, mail or telephone with relevant offers.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates in this webpage. This privacy policy was last updated on 24th May 2012.
 
Head Office Contact Details
JD Seasonings
P.O. Box 729
Wigan
WN1 9QD