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The Food Store Privacy Policy

Your Privacy

The Food Store are committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy explains our data processing practices and your options regarding the ways in which your personal data is used. If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to our processing please contact us at

Information collected

The Food Store collects the details provided by you on registration together with information we learn about you from your use of our service and your visits to our web site and other sites accessible from them. We also collect information about the transactions you undertake.

We may collect additional information in connection with your participation in any promotions or competitions offered by us and information you provide when giving us feedback or completing profile forms. We also monitor customer traffic patterns and site use which enables us to improve the service we provide.

Use of your information and your preferences

We will use your information to provide and personalise our service. We will also use your contact details to communicate with you. We may use your information to send you offers and news about The Food Store products and services. We may contact you by post, email or telephone for these purposes.

Disclosures of your information

We will never sell your information to any third party organisation or share your personal data to anyone else, except for any successors in title to our business and suppliers that process data on our behalf. We may also use and disclose information in aggregate (so that no individual customers are identified) for marketing and strategic development purposes.

Other web sites

Our web site may contain links to other web sites which are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ from ours.


“Cookies” are small pieces of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser. You can find out more about the way cookies work on The Food Store uses cookies for a number of purposes, for instance to enable us to simplify the logging on process for registered users, to help ensure the security and authenticity of registered users, to provide the mechanisms for online shopping and to enable traffic monitoring.

Non-registered visitors of the site are sent anonymous cookies to keep track of their browsing patterns and build up a demographic profile. In addition, any visitor who has clicked on a The Food Store advertisement on another site that links to The Food Store may be sent a semi-persistent (e.g. two weeks lifetime) anonymous cookie that will allow us to analyse advertising effectiveness and manage our relationship with affiliate sites.

We collect Statistical and Performance Data for the purpose of improving our website and statistical and behavioural analysis. To collect this Non-Personal Data we are using Third Party Providers (listed below):

Google Analytics & Google Tags

This is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. which uses 1st party Cookies. The details of Google Analytics Privacy Policy and the Cookies used are available on Google’s website. Google has developed a web browser add-on for the most common browsers, the add-on allows you to opt-out of Google Analytics – the link for the opt-out add-on is: Google Opt-out Add-on.

Whilst you do not need to allow your browser to accept cookies in order to browse much of our web site or to access many of our services, you must have cookies enabled if you wish to shop online or access any areas reserved for registered users.

Most browsers allow you to turn off the cookie function. If you want to know how to do this please look at the help menu on your browser. As described above this will restrict the online The Food Store services you can use.

If you wish to restrict or delete some or all of the web browser cookies set on your device, you can do so through your browser settings. The “Help” function within the web browser on your device will explain how to amend the cookie settings.

Here below are useful links on how to delete cookies within the some of the more broadly used web browsers:

Controlling your personal information

If you believe that information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect. You have a right to access the personal data that is held about you. To obtain a copy of the personal information The Food Store holds about you, please email us on or write to us at the below address. Please include your postal details with your request.

  • The Food Store
  • Ballyhaunis Road
  • Claremorris
  • Co Mayo
  • Ireland
Governing Law and Jurisdiction.

This policy and all issues regarding our website are governed by Irish Law.

Contact Details

Our staff oversee how we collect, use, share and protect your information to ensure your rights are fulfilled. You can contact our staff at or by writing to: The Food Store, Ballyhaunis Road, Claremorris, Co. Mayo, Ireland.

Making a complaint

If you have a complaint about the use of your personal information please contact The Food store immediately by phone on (094) 9362091 or on email at giving us the opportunity to rectify matters quickly. If you wish to make a complaint you may do so in person, by telephone, in writing and by email. Please be assured that all complaints received will be fully investigated. You can register a complaint directly by email to You can also contact the Data Protection Commissioner at

Updates to this notice

The Food Store may change this policy from time to time, particularly when we change how we use your information, and change our technology and services. When using The Food Store website, you should check this page from time to time to ensure you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 4 November 2020.

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