Privacy policy

This Privacy Policy regulates the use by Compass Group, UK and Ireland Limited of the information you provide when using the Compass Group, UK and Ireland Limited website. Please see the Terms and Conditions of the Compass Group, UK and Ireland Limited website.

Compass Group, UK and Ireland Limited is committed to the online privacy of all its users. This policy statement is designed to give a clear explanation of Compass Group, UK and Ireland Limited's data processing practices.

You signify your consent to our collecting and using your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy by registering with the e-mail alerts service and using this website. This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time and we shall keep a regular updated copy of this Privacy Policy on our website. By continuing to use and access our website you agree to be bound by the amended Privacy Policy.

Browsing of our web sites and most other services do not require any personally identifying information.

Compass Group, UK and Ireland Limited requires that subscribers supply personal information necessary to supply the email alerts. Some of the information requested is compulsory (for example, your name and email address) and these compulsory fields are clearly marked on the registration form. Other fields are voluntary (for example, your company and job title).

We also request whether or not we can contact you regarding information concerning Compass Group, UK and Ireland Limited and products and services which may be of interest to you, which you can decline by ticking the box at the point of data supply.

We may automatically collect non-personal information about you such as the type of internet browsers you use or the website from which you linked to our site. You cannot be identified from this information and it is only used to assist us in providing an effective service on this website.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties other than our subsidiaries, affiliates and parent companies unless we have your permission or are required by law. We may release your personal information to our authorised direct marketing agents unless you tell us that you do not wish this to happen.

This process may include sending personal information outside of the European Economic Area and, if necessary, across international borders. The data protection laws in these countries may not be as extensive as in the European Economic Area. However, we have taken appropriate steps to ensure the same level of protection for the processing carried out in these countries as within the European Economic Area.

We reserve the right to contact you via post, email, telephone or fax in relation to the administration of your account.

Upon request, Compass Group, UK and Ireland Limited will remove any subscriber (and related personal information) from our database. This may, however, result in your subscription to the email alerts being cancelled, as we require a minimum amount of information to set up and administer your account.

We reserve the right to access and disclose individually identifiable information to comply with applicable laws, court orders and lawful government requests to operate its systems properly or to protect itself and its users.

If you have not previously objected to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change you mind at any time be writing to or emailing us. This website is operated by Compass Group, UK and Ireland Limited of Compass House, Guildford Street, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 9BQ, United Kingdom.

The data protection officer who operates as the first point of contact for Compass Group, UK and Ireland Limited website users is as follows:

Data Protection Manager
Compass Group, UK and Ireland Limited
Compass House
Guildford Street
Surrey KT16 9BQ
United Kingdom

Or alternatively, email

A cookie is a piece of text which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree (or your browser agrees automatically if you have set it up in that way), your browser adds that text in a small file.

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 user needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Denial of a traffic log cookie may prevent you from using the website.

This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that Compass Group, UK and Ireland Limited is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other sites and accordingly assumes no responsibility whatsoever in respect of such sites. Furthermore, Compass Group, UK and Ireland Limited does not endorse any products and/or services featured on any third party site. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the site in question.

If a user's personally identifiable information changes we will correct, update or remove that user's personal data as speedily as possible. You may request details of the personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. This fee will not exceed £10. If you would like a copy of the information held on you or would like us to correct, amend or update your information please email us.

If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post these changes on our home page so our users are aware of what information we collect and how we use it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner.