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Rayleigh Fruit n Veg Ltd ("We", "us" or "our") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. If you disagree with, do not accept, or do not consent to the practices described in this policy, you should (a) take the necessary steps to remove cookies from your computer after leaving rayleighfruitnveg.co.uk ("our site"), and (b) discontinue your use of our services. By continuing to visit our site you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy insofar as they apply to you.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Rayleigh Fruit n Veg Ltd, 81 Louis Drive, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 9DY.

1. Information We May Collect From You

We may collect and process the following data about you.

Information you give us:
You may give us information about you by filling in forms on our site, making purchases through our site, signing up to our mailing lists or by corresponding with us by e-mail, telephone or otherwise. The information you give us may include:

Information we collect about you:
With regard to each of your visits to our site we may automatically collect the following information:

If you opt-in to one or more of our mailing lists, MailChimp may automatically collect the following information on our behalf:

Information we receive from other sources:
We may receive information about you if you use any third party website services to interact with our website, including Facebook. We are also working closely with third parties, including Web Workshop (technical services), Stripe (payment processing), MailChimp (email marketing services) and Google (analytics providers and search information providers) and may receive information about you from them.

IP Addresses And Cookies

We use analytics to collect and store anonymous statistical data about our users’ visits to our site.

We may also collect information about your computer, mobile phone (or other portable or static device used to access our site) and your visit to our site, including where available your IP address, operating system, session_id, login, screen name and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our partners.

We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file and/or similar tools which are stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive to report back anonymous data to us. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service.

Our site is hosted on Heroku.


The newsletter/mailing list service provided by The Rocket Science Group, LLC which does business under the name "MailChimp" helps us to create, send, and manage the newsletters, offers and other email campaigns that we send to those users who have subscribed to our mailing lists. When users subscribe to our mailing lists, MailChimp may collect email addresses, names, post code, number of orders placed and whether or not you are on a priority list. Newsletters, offers and other email campaigns sent by us using the MailChimp service may include single pixel gifs called web beacons. MailChimp uses these web beacons to collect information about how users use the correspondence that we send to them, such as when the newsletter was opened and whether any links within the email were clicked. The information is stored by MailChimp on their servers based in the United States.

If you no longer wish to receive correspondence from us that doesn’t relate to specific orders or your personal account, you can contact us directly and request that we delete your data. Each newsletter we send to you shall also include an option to "unsubscribe" from the relevant mailing list. If at any time you no longer wish to receive customer updates or our latest offers, please click the "unsubscribe" link contained in the latest correspondence you receive and you will be removed from our mailing list. If you would like MailChimp to remove or update your information from their servers please contact MailChimp directly. For more information on what information MailChimp collect and how they use it, please see MailChimp's privacy policy.

Google Analytics

This web analytics service provided by Google Inc helps us to analyse how users use our site. It counts the number of visitors and tells us things about their behaviour overall, such as typical length of stay on our site or the average number of pages a user views. This information generated by the cookie about your use of our site will be transmitted to and stored by Google on their servers. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our site, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity. Google Analytics' terms of service can be accessed here: www.google.co.uk/analytics/terms/us.html.

Other Cookies

Generally, cookies may be used to enable us:

Some third party cookies are set by services that appear on our site. They are set by the operators of that service and are not in our control. They are set by Facebook and relate to the ability of users to share content on our site.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. By continuing to use our site you give your pre-informed consent to us using cookies (and other similar tools) on your visit. If you subsequently wish to revoke this consent, you may do so by deleting the cookies (and similar tools) via your browser tools settings. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system may issue cookies when you log on to our site.

If you want to learn more about cookies you can do so at https://us.norton.com/internetsecurity-privacy-what-are-cookies.html. If you want to learn about how to opt out of Google Analytics, please visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

2. Uses made of the information

We use information held about you in the following ways.

Information you give to us:
We will use this information:

Information we collect about you:
We will use this information:

Information we receive from other sources:
We may combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).

3. Lawful Basis

This section documents and explains the lawful bases for our processing of personal information.

The table below is easier to read on a wide screen/window. If using a phone or tablet, we advise that you turn it to landscape to read this section.

Processing Operation Personal Information Processed Lawful Basis
Providing you with the products and services you request from us Name, email address, billing address, shipping address, order details, delivery day, safe place/special instructions, payment card details Processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject or to take steps to enter into a contract
Providing you with the information you request from us Name, email address/phone number/Facebook account, any information you provide us with in correspondence, any other information we hold about you to help us to provide you with the information you request Processing is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by the controller
Consent of the data subject
Notifying you about changes to our services by email Email address, name, post code, number of orders placed, whether or not you are on one of our priority lists, mailing list subscription status Consent of the data subject
Ensuring that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer IP address, operating system, session_id, login, screen name, browser type, cookies stored on your device, any information with which you provide us in feedback Processing is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by the controller
Administering our site and carrying out internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, and for statistical and survey purposes IP address, operating system, session_id, login, screen name, browser type, shipping address, order details Processing is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by the controller
Allowing you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so Facebook account Processing is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by the controller
Setting prices Order details Processing is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by the controller
Keeping our site safe and secure Email address, name, shipping address, payment card details, details of payment Processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of a data subject or another person
Measuring or understanding the effectiveness of marketing we serve to you and others, delivering relevant marketing to you, and making suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about goods or services that may interest you or them Email address, name, mailing list subscription status, mailing list signup source, MailChimp rating, dates of information updates, location, time zone, language, favourite email client, details of email campaigns sent (including open and click details), whether you are an existing or prospective client, post code, number of orders placed, whether you regularly receive Saturday deliveries Consent of the data subject
Including Facebook reviews on our site Name, Facebook profile photo, review, star rating Consent of the data subject
Collecting analysing survey data Various information about the way you use our service and why, and your likes and dislikes related to RFnV Consent of the data subject

4. Where we store your personal data

The data that we 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 or computer servers operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff or servers maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy and cookies policy.

We use Stripe to process our credit card payments. Anyone involved with the processing, transmission, or storage of card data must comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). Stripe has been audited by an independent PCI Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) and is certified as a PCI Level 1 Service Provider. This is the most stringent level of certification available in the payments industry. We recommend that you read Stripe’s own policies for more details about their security processes and privacy arrangements. No server or person at Rayleigh Fruit n Veg Ltd or Stripe is able to access plaintext card numbers.

MailChimp takes reasonable and appropriate measures to protect personal information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction, taking into account the risks involved in the processing and the nature of the personal information. We recommend that you read MailChimp’s privacy policy to find out more about how MailChimp processes personal information about subscribers to Rayleigh Fruit n Veg email updates.

Google Forms:
We use Google Forms to carry out surveys. The information that you provide in those forms is anonymised and we intend that you cannot be identified based on the information you provide. We do not ask for any identifiers such as email address, name, or address. Information provided will be stored on Google servers. We recommend that you read Google’s privacy policy to find out more about how it processes personal information.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

5. Disclosure of your information

We may share your information with selected third parties including:

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

6. Your rights

We will not disclose your information to any third party for marketing purposes. If you have any further queries about how we process your personal data you can contact us at tom@rayleighfruitnveg.co.uk.

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partners. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites. Our site always contains links to the Facebook website. You can find its data policy at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy.

Our site is intended for and directed at the United Kingdom. No representation or warranty is made as to whether site complies with the laws of any other country.

Access to information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. This is reinforced by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), effective from 25th May 2018. You also have right to ask that your personal data be erased.

If you wish to access the information we hold about you or have it erased, please send a written request to Rayleigh Fruit n Veg Ltd, 81 Louis Drive, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 9DY.

7. Minors

Please note that our site and the services available on it are not aimed at minors. If you are aged under 16, you should not share any personal information with us. If you are under 18 years of age you should speak with your parent or guardian to review this privacy policy and explain it to you before using our site and submitting any personal information through our site.

8. Changes To Our Privacy And Cookies Policy

We reserve the right to modify this policy at any time. Any changes we may make to our Privacy And Cookies Policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate (and where you have opted in to one of our mailing lists), sent to you via email. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on our site. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our Privacy And Cookies Policy.

9. Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this policy are welcomed and should be addressed to tom@rayleighfruitnveg.co.uk. A full list of our contact details is available below.

01702 963 009



This policy was last updated 19th June 2020.