You can read our disclaimer which relates to content on the Hickory website and on websites we may link to, but do not operate.
If you are having problems viewing any downloadable documents see our Accessibility Limitations statement. You can also view our Copyright Statement – this relates to information on this site and our policy on reproducing any of that information.
Hickory Online Privacy Statement
This website is operated and controlled by Hickory. Hickory is a brand operated by GH Event Catering Ltd. Head office is located at: Stuart House, Station Road, Musselburgh, EH21 7PQ.
In terms of the Data Protection Act 1998, Hickory is the data controller of personal data (information relating to identifiable living individuals) collected or obtained by or through this website.
Hickory is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our users while providing the highest possible quality of service. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998). Personal data collected through this website will processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
We collect the information you supply to us through enquiry and registration forms and by email.
We may also collect information automatically about your visit to our site. The information obtained in this way, which includes demographic data and browsing patterns, is only used in aggregate form, and as such cannot be used to identify you. This aggregate information is used to:
- build up marketing profiles
- aid strategic development
- audit usage of the site
Use of personal information
We process personal information collected via the website for the purposes of:
- providing the best possible service
- processing any event orders you may have made
- conducting market research surveys
- running competitions
- providing you with information about products and services we offer
If you do not wish to receive information about our products or services, or the products or services offered jointly with or on behalf of other organisations, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We track the patterns of behaviour of visitors to our site. This can include using a “cookie” which would be stored on your browser. A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect the information back from the browser.
We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website and help us create a more useful and easy to use site. Google Analytics uses several small text files called ‘cookies’ which are saved on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour. The data collected is completely anonymous and does not store any personal details.
The information, collected by Google through the use of the cookie (including your IP address), is used to analyse how visitors make use of the website and allows Hickory to gather statistical information such as website activity, visitor numbers, popular pages etc.
If you would like to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics you can use the opt out tool at: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
We will not pass your information to any third parties unless you have agreed that we can. You can email us to stop receiving information about our services by emailing email@example.com. If you have any queries about our Privacy Statement, you should contact us by email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Instructions for blocking cookies using browser settings:
Internet Explorer 7 and 8
Internet Explorer 9
Google Analytics Opt-out tool
If you would like to know more about cookies, including how to control and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org.
Hickory makes no warranties, representations or undertakings about:-
- any of the content of this website (including, without limitation, the quality, accuracy,
completeness or fitness for any particular purpose of such content); or
- any content of any other website referred to or accessed by hypertext link through this website (“third party site”)
Hickory is committed to ensuring that its website is accessible to everyone, including people with disabilities. Accessibility guidelines have been an integral part of the design and development process from the outset. We have taken all steps possible to make sure this website is accessible to all. If you have any questions or suggestions regarding the accessibility of this site, please contact us, since we are continually striving to improve the experience for all visitors.
If you find the text on this site is too small, you can change it easily in your browser settings. To do this you should simply adjust your browser’s settings by going to the Tools menu, selecting ‘text size’, ‘text zoom’ or ‘zoom’ and increasing the size of the text.
If you use Mozilla Firefox, scroll the net bar to increase/decrease the text size.
If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer, go to the View menu, select Text Size and then either Larger or Largest.
Some documents on this website are in PDF (Portable Document Format). To read them you will require Adobe Acrobat viewer which can be downloaded from http://www.adobe.com.
If you need further information about Adobe accessibility, visit http://access.adobe.com/
Unless otherwise specified, the contents of these pages are copyright © GH Event Catering Ltd 2015. Hickory operates as a brand of GH Event Catering. You may download to a local hard disk and print extracts from this website for your personal use. You may also re-copy downloaded extracts to others provided you do not do so for profit. Reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited unless for personal use. None of the content of this website may be copied or otherwise incorporated into or stored in any other website, electronic retrieval system, publication or other work in any form (whether a hard copy, electronic or other). For the avoidance of doubt, framing of this site or any part of it is not permitted without express permission.