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What are cookies?

A cookie is a data file, which often includes a unique identifier, that is sent to your browser from a web server and is then stored on the hard drive of the device you are using to browse the website. Each website you visit can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but to protect your privacy your browser only permits a website to access cookies it has already sent to you, not cookies sent to you by other sites.

Users have the opportunity to set their devices to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. Each browser is different, so check the ‘Help’ menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. Please be aware that blocking cookies may affect the functionality of the website.

How we use cookies

You can find more information about the types of cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name Cookie Type Cookie Description
PHPSESSID, JSESSIONID Strictly Necessary Cookies These cookies are used by the website's code to identify you as a unique user. It will expire when you close your browser and doesn't hold any personal data.
cmsa, rmk12 Strictly Necessary Cookies These cookies are created by the CMS software powering this website. These do not track or collect any of your data.
cookieClose Functionality Cookies Used to alert the user that the website uses cookies - whilst present, it ensures the "Cookie Information" bar is hidden.
_utmc, _utma, _utmb, _utmz,  _ga, _gat Analytical/ Performance Cookies 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. 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.


How to control and delete cookies

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set on the Site (or, indeed, on any other website) you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, visit for comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer, as well as more general information about cookies.

Be aware that restricting cookies may affect your ability to navigate and use our Website.

Contact us & your rights of complaint

Questions, comments or requests concerning this privacy notice are welcomed and should be addressed to the Senior Data Protection Co-ordinator at British Sugar, Sugar Way, Peterborough, PE2 9AY.

You have the right to make a complaint to the UK Information Commissioners’ Office (‘ICO’) or to seek a remedy through the courts if you believe that your rights have been breached.

If you have a concern about any aspect of our privacy practices, including the way we’ve handled your information, you can report it to the ICO).  You can find details of how to do this on the ICO website at or by calling their helpline on 0303 123 1113.