Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Stateside Foods Website Privacy Notice

When you contact us or visit our website, you trust us with your information. This Privacy Notice is to help you understand what type of personal information we collect, why we collect it and what we do with it.

1. Who we are

When you are using the website, Stateside Foods Ltd is the data controller (referred to as “we”, “us” or “our” in this privacy notice.
We have appointed a data protection officer (“DPO”) who is responsible for overseeing questions in relation to the Privacy Notice. If you have any questions in relation to this Privacy Notice, including any requests to exercise your rights, please contact the DPO using one of the options below:
– Send us an email to the following address:
– Write to us at the following postal address: Stateside Foods, Direct House, Lancaster Way, Wingates Industrial Park, Westhoughton, Bolton. BL5 3XY

2. Type of Personal Information we Collect

We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data.
Identity data – name, marital status, title, date of birth and gender
Contact data – home address, email address, telephone numbers
Technical data – IP address, browser type / version, operating system, client requests, timestamps, time zone and location
Usage data – information about how this website is used

3. How we get the personal information and why we have it

Data you give us

– When using this website
– When you apply for a vacancy
– When you register an interest in future vacancies

Data we collect when you use our services

– When visiting this website, we will collect data that your browser transmits to our server. We collect the following data required for technical purposes, in order to assist with stability and security of the website.
– We gather profile and usage data, including data we gather from the devices you use to connect to those services such as computers, tablets and mobile phones, using cookies. Please see our cookie policy here (Cookie Policy).

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:

(i) When applying for a vacancy on our website, we may obtain information such as name, address, e-mail address, telephone number and other information on your curriculum vitae or application form. We will obtain your appropriate consent as part of the application.
(ii) When registering an interest in applying for future vacancies, we may obtain information such as name, email address, telephone number and are of interest. We will obtain your appropriate consent as part of the registration.

This data will be used for assessing qualifications for the vacancy, and used in making a decision about recruitment.

4. Your data protection rights

Under data protection law, you have rights including:

Your right of access – you have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information
Your right to rectification – you have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
Your right to erasure – you have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances
Your right to restriction of processing – you have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances
Your right to data portability – you have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you in certain circumstances.
You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you exercise your rights, we have one month to respond to you. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.

5. Data Security

We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal information from being accidently lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal information to those employees, agents, contractors or any third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal information on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

Personal information from applications will be held for up to 12 months.

6. Who we share personal information with

We may have to share your personal data with

– Professional advisers including lawyers, bankers, auditors and insurers who provide consultancy, banking, legal, insurance and accounting services.
– HM Revenue & Customs, regulators and other authorities, who require reporting of processing activities in certain circumstances.

Data will be stored by our web hosting partner SiteGround who will act as processor of the data. Click here for a copy of SiteGround’s Data Processing Agreement. (


7. Third Party Links

Our website may include links to third party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on these links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave your website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice or policy of every website you visit.

8. Withdraw of Consent

Where we are relying on consent to process your personal information you can withdraw consent at any time. This will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before you withdrew consent. Please contact us at if you want to withdraw your consent or write to the DPO at Stateside Foods, Direct House, Lancaster Way, Wingates Industrial Park, Westhoughton, Bolton. BL5 3XY

9. Making a Complaint

If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at, or write to the DPO at Stateside Foods, Direct House, Lancaster Way, Wingates Industrial Park, Westhoughton, Bolton. BL5 3XY

You can also complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office if you are unhappy with how we have used your data. However we would be grateful for the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO. Details of how to make a complaint can be found on the ICO website

Cookie Policy

Stateside Foods Ltd. uses cookies on some of its website. Cookies are identifiers that can be sent from a web site via your browser to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Thereafter when you visit a website, a message is sent back to the web server by the browser accessing the web site. You may elect not to accept cookies by changing the designated settings on your web browser.
However, not utilising cookies may prevent you from using certain functions and features of web sites. The information collected from the use of cookies is used and analysed to improve our website, such as by gaining a better understanding of your interests and requirements regarding our website.

You can set your browser to notify you when you are sent a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. The information we collect and analyse is used to improve our service to you and personalise your web-browsing experience

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site using Google Analytics

The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google. (