We take the protection you privacy seriously. This Privacy Policy explains what information we will collect about you, how we will use it and the steps that we will take to ensure that it is kept secure.

The 'Website' is operated and maintained by or on behalf of Epicure, a brand owned by Petty, Wood & Co. Ltd., company registration number 82419.  Petty, Wood's registered company address Livingstone Road, Walworth Business Park, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 5LA, England (from hereon the afore mentioned operator is referred to as 'Epicure', 'We' or 'Us').

By using this website you consent to us collecting and using personal information about you in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

1.  The Information We Collect:

The information you supply to us when registering your details on the site (such as your name, e-mail address etc.) will be held and stored by Epicure.

When you access the site we may also collect information about your visit to the site (such as which pages you visit, how often you visit, the length of time for which you visit and which competitions or message boards you enter). This information enables us to build up a profile of your interests and preferences which may then be used by to make your visits to the site more enjoyable.

The information we collect about your visit to our site is captured through the use of a Cookie. A Cookie is a small packet of electronic data that is downloaded and stored on your hard drive by your web browser. You have the opportunity to set your computer to accept all Cookies, to notify you when a Cookie is issued, or to refuse any Cookies at any time. Please bear in mind that if you do not accept our Cookie, you may be asked to re-enter your details every time you visit the website.

2.  How We Use Your Information

We will use your information to help us improve the site and also to help us design services, competitions, message board topics or newsletters that we think will appeal to you and other users of the site.  We will not use your information for any other purposes unless we have your consent to do so.

If we use your data to send you e-mail communication about new features, competitions, offers etc., we will always offer you the option to unsubscribe from future direct communications.

3.  How We Keep Your Information Secure

We take privacy issues very seriously and keeping your information secure is very important to us. We use all reasonable measures to safeguard your information and will never share your personal details with any third party without your prior consent.

Please note that we cannot guarantee that any information transmitted over the internet is completely secure.

If you wish us to stop using your data at any time, you can email us at

This Privacy Policy was last updated 27/03/09. Return to Terms & Conditions