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Privacy Policy, Cookies, and Terms and Conditions

About this page

The Italian Larder is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This page gives more information about how we collect and protect your data and about our privacy practices. It also contains a link to our terms and conditions of sale, and details of terms and conditions for promotions and offers, where appropriate.

Information we collect

We do not collect information through this website which can be used to identify you personally, unless you choose to send us such information through the contact form on the Contact Us page or by signing up to receive our newsletter.

Any information you choose to send to us via the contact form on the Contact Us page will be transmitted to us via email and will not be stored upon the web server.

Information you choose to submit to us when signing up to receive our newsletter will be stored in a secure online database managed by Mailchimp, an email marketing service provider. Mailchimp complies with the U.S.–E.U. Safe Harbor Framework, which covers the collection, use, and retention of personal data from European Union member countries.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.


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. Though we take all reasonable measures to prevent it, we cannot guarantee that third parties will not unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications.


We do not sell or rent any personally identifiable information about you to any third party. We will not disclose any personally identifiable information about you or our communications with you to any third party unless required to do so by law.


We use Google Analytics, a web analytics tool, to analyse site usage. This analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information.


We use cookies on our website. More information about the cookies we use on this website follows. Currently we operate an 'implied consent' policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you do not agree to our use of cookies on this website you have a number of options:

  • disable cookies
  • delete the cookies this website sets once you have finished using the website
  • use your browser's anonymous browsing setting (Incognito in Chrome, InPrivate in Internet Explorer, Private Browsing in Firefox and Safari)

How we use cookies

Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

List of cookies we collect

The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.

COOKIE nameCOOKIE Description
_ga Used to distinguish users.
__utma Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmb Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmc Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
__utmz Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmv Used to store visitor-level custom variable data.

Terms and Conditions of Sale

Our terms and conditions of sale can be downloaded here (pdf file).