Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes the personal data collected or generated when you use services provided by The Student Food Project website. This policy was last updated in May 2018.

The Student Food Project data controllers are members of our team responsible for processing personal data in accordance with this policy.

What data do we collect?

When you sign up to our email newsletter, we ask you to provide personal data. We ask for your name, email address, university of study and consent for us to contact you using the details you have provided. When interacting with our site, some data is automatically collected from your device or web browser. This will be device information, tags, cookies, IP addresses and usage data. More information on this can be found in our cookies policy.

Managing your data preferences

All users receive a message with information about our policies. This requires the user to click agree, consenting to our policies and allowing them to access our services. Your web browser or device may also include features and settings to help you manage what data can be accessed by the sites you visit.

How and why do we use your data?

The data we collect is used for several purposes:

To provide you with the service that you have requested - if you’ve chosen to sign up to our email list, your data is used to allow us to send you these emails. If you choose to use additional features, we may request access to further data to allow us to complete these actions.

To communicate promotional messages - In addition to sending you content such as recipes and blog posts, we will sometimes send you marketing communication or news about our services, events or promotions.

To monitor and improve our products - We use data about how you use our website to improve quality, usability, identify problems and improve the experience.

Sharing personal data

We share data internally within The Student Food Project.

Some data is shared with third party services as part of our data processing. Analytics tools, payment services, email distribution services and social outreach tools require us to share certain data we collect. We do not share data with third parties for promotional or marketing purposes.

Managing and protecting data

We use encryption and security features when transferring and storing data. The data we collect will be stored digitally within the UK and other countries. This could be different countries to where your data was originally collected or generated.

Data storage

We will store the data we’ve collected for as long as it is relevant and needed in order to carry out the purposes outlined in the “How and why do we use your data section”. Your personal data rightsYou can opt-out or withdraw consent from policies which you have previously agreed to. You retain the right to request access to your personal data, update inaccurate items of personal data and request deletion of personal data that we have collected.

Opt out / unsubscribe

You can unsubscribe from any future communication (including emails) by clicking the unsubscribe link which is provided on all our direct marketing communications.

Changes or updates to this policy

We may need to make changes or updates to this policy if we change the way we collect or process data in the future, or if new regulations are introduced which affect our operations. We will inform you of changes or updates.

If you have any questions about our policies or the changes we're making, please get in touch with the team.