Cookie Policy

This cookie statement was last updated on June 28, 2019 and applies to citizens of the European Economic Area.

1 Introduction

Our website, https://www.thepottingshed.cafe (hereinafter: "the website") uses cookies and other related technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as "cookies"). Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged. In the document below we inform you about the use of cookies on our website.

2 What are cookies

A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit.

3 What are scripts?

A script is a piece of programme code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.

4 What is a webbeacon?

A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.

5 Consent

When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. As soon as you click on "All cookies", you consent to us using all cookies and plug-ins as described in the pop-up and this cookie statement. You can disable the use of cookies via your browser, but please note that our website may no longer work properly.

6 Third parties

We have made agreements about the use of cookies with other companies that place cookies. However, we cannot guarantee that these third parties handle your personal data in a reliable or secure manner. Parties such as Google are to be considered as independent data controllers within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation. We recommend that you read the privacy statements of these companies.

7 Cookies

7.1 Technical or functional cookies

Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website and, for example, the items remain in your shopping cart until you have paid. We may place these cookies without your consent.

7.2 Advertising cookies

We do not use any advertising cookies on this website.

7.3 Social media buttons

On our website we have included buttons for Facebook and Twitter to promote webpages (e.g. “like”, “pin”) or share (e.g. “tweet”) on social networks like Facebook and Twitter. These buttons work using pieces of code coming from Facebook and Twitter themselves. This code places cookies. These social media buttons also can store and process certain information, so a personalized advertisement can be shown to you.

Please read the privacy statement of these social networks (which can change regularly) to read what they do with your (personal) data which they process using these cookies. The data that is retrieved is anonymized as much as possible. Facebook and Twitter are located in the United States.

8 Placed cookies

Google Analytics
Purpose: Performance
Retention period: From session up to  two years
Description: We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics uses cookies that allows us to analyze the use of our website and to compile reports on website activity and internet usage.
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JetPack
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WooCommerce
Purpose: This cookie is placed to keep track of sales, shopping cart items.
Retention period: 365 days
Description: This cookie is placed to keep track of sales, shopping cart items.
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Google Ads Optimization
Purpose: Personalised advertisements
Retention period: 1 year
Description: Google tracks users across platforms to target users with highly personalised ads
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Auto Optimize
Purpose: This cookie makes it possible to aggregate, minify and cache scripts and styles. It also injects CSS in the page head by default, moves and defers scripts to the footer and minifies HTML. This means that it speeds up the website, and can therefor be considered as a functional cookie.
Retention period: 365 days
Description: This cookie makes it possible to aggregate, minify and cache scripts and styles. It also injects CSS in the page head by default, moves and defers scripts to the footer and minifies HTML. This means that it speeds up the website, and can therefor be considered as a functional cookie.
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WordPress
Purpose: WordPress log in cookie
Retention period: 30 days
Description: Cookie to keep you logged in
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WordFence
Purpose:
Retention period:
Description: Tracks a user duration so that so that the page views can be grouped together.
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Algolia
Purpose: This cookie is used to be able to use the Algolia search function on our website.
Retention period: 365 days
Description: This cookie is used to be able to use the Algolia search function on our website.
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WP_API Schema
Purpose: This cookie makes it possible to provide Schema JSON-LD / SEO markup for articles, events, local business, products, recipes, reviews and many more.
Retention period: 365 days
Description: This cookie makes it possible to provide Schema JSON-LD / SEO markup for articles, events, local business, products, recipes, reviews and many more.
Used namesSharing
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Facebook
Purpose: Personalised advertisements
Retention period: 1 year
Description: Facebook uses cookies to target users with personalised advertisements
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Twitter
Purpose: Target users with personalised ads
Retention period: 1 year
Description: Twitter tracks users to target them with personalised ads
Used namesSharing
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Google Fonts
Purpose: Display of fonts on our website
Retention period: 365 days
Description: We use the Google Fonts API to display fonts on our website. The Google fonts API requests your IP address when visiting our website.
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Google Recaptcha
Purpose:
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Google Maps
Purpose: Display maps on our website
Retention period: 30 days
Description: We have embedded Google Maps on our website. Our website connects to the Google Maps API to display these maps. The Google Maps API requests your IP address.
Used namesSharing
Privacy statement
YouTube
Purpose: Youtube cookie to track individual users
Retention period: 30 days
Description: Cookies to track individual users.
Used namesSharing
Privacy statement

9 Your rights with respect to personal data

You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

  • You have the right to know why your personal data is needed, what will happen to it, and how long it will be retained for.
  • Right of access: You have the right to access your personal data that is known to us.
  • Right to rectification: you have the right to supplement, correct, have deleted or blocked your personal data whenever you wish.
  • If you give us your consent to process your data, you have the right to revoke that consent and to have your personal data deleted.
  • Right to transfer your data: you have the right to request all your personal data from the controller and transfer it in its entirety to another controller.
  • Right to object: you may object to the processing of your data. We comply with this, unless there are justified grounds for processing.

To exercise these rights, please contact us. Please refer to the contact details at the bottom of this cookie statement. If you have a complaint about how we handle your data, we would like to hear from you, but you also have the right to submit a complaint to the supervisory authority (the Data Protection Authority).

10 Enabling/disabling and deleting cookies

You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser. Or you can indicate your preferences on the following page: www.youronlinechoices.eu.

Please note that our website may not work properly if all cookies are disabled. If you do delete the cookies in your browser, they will be placed again after your consent when you visit our websites again.

11 Contact details

For questions and/or comments about our cookie policy and this statement, please contact us by using the following contact details:

The Potting Shed Cafe
600 Birmingham Road, Lydiate Ash, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B61 0HT
United Kingdom
Website: https://www.thepottingshed.cafe
Email: info@thepottingshed.cafe
Phone number: 0121 453 1562

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Good food, good coffee and good value turf! Always friendly staff, thanks.
Mark Raven22nd January 2019
Well laid out nursery. Clean and tidy. Fantastic coffee shop in The Potting Shed. Pleasant atmosphere. Helpful staff.
Gill Goldsmith11th January 2019
Have been to Singletons for a couple of years now, always had fantastic meals there in the summer and for Mothers Day.
Carole Owen8th January 2019
The potting shed is a nice and friendly place to eat.
Robert Clements5th January 2019
We attended the breakfast with Santa event last year which was just lovely. The breakfast was beautiful but obviously the kids favourite was the story and crafts with Mr and Mrs Claus! Highly recommend 😊
Karen Sutton7th October 2018
The afternoon tea the Potting Shed was excellent value for money. The service was outstanding and the quality of the sandwiches and cakes excellent. Would definitely recommend.
Jenny Shepherd5th October 2018
We had a wonderful afternoon tea today. A lovely chance to catch up over fantastic savouries and sweet treats. The tea and coffee flowed, as did the chat in The Potting Shed. The atmosphere was lovely. Thank you.
Anna Robertson2nd October 2018
Lovely service & food great location.
Marg Wren28th September 2018
Had my wedding afternoon here the end of July and it was amazing! The place looked stunning, the food was beautiful and we enjoyed a very relaxed wedding day because of you guys. Thank you so much.
Emily Hutchings9th August 2018
Great afternoon for the royal wedding and great atmosphere and tea.
Maria Hodgetts19th May 2018
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