Privacy Policy

The Cambridge City Foodbank website address is:

Cambridge City Foodbank is committed to protecting your privacy when using our online services and will process any personal data in accordance with the current Data Protection Legislation. Our Data Privacy Policy statements can be found here: By using our website, you agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy.

We collect non-personal data such as IP addresses, details of pages visited and files downloaded. Website usage information is collected using cookies (see the section on Cookies below).  If you provide us with any personal data while using our websites we may use it to provide you with any information or services you have requested.


We use cookies to better the user’s experience while visiting our website. As required by legislation, where applicable our website uses a cookie control system, allowing the user to give explicit permission or to deny the use of /saving of cookies on their computer / device.

What are cookies? A cookie is a small piece of data, stored in a text file on your device’s hard drive when a website is loaded in your browser. They are widely used to remember you and your preferences, either for a single visit (‘session cookies’) or multiple repeat visits (‘persistent cookies’).

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from our website on to their computer’s hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browser’s security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system, if available, upon their first visit.

The cookie data that we collect may be used to:

  • Customise the content on our website and to help to understand a visitor’s current and future needs.
  • Process any requests you may make.
  • Aid internal administration and analysis.

Contact Form

We use secure server software (SSL) to encrypt information you input before it is sent to us.  While we cannot ensure or guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration of data will not occur, we use our best efforts to prevent this. Details submitted via our web site contact form will be stored on a password protected computer. Information will only be accessible by authorized Foodbank personnel. Storing this information is necessary to allow us to provide the information you have requested.

Social Media

Cambridge City Foodbank and Fairbite also maintain a presence on social media channels including Facebook & Twitter.

If you share content from one of our social media websites, a cookie may be used by the service you have chosen to use to share that content. Cambridge City Foodbank does not control these cookies. You should check the relevant third party main website for more information.