We use cookies to do three things:

  1. To track your use of our website. This enables us to understand how you use the site and track any patterns that emerge individually or from larger groups. This helps us to develop and improve our website and services in response to what our visitors want and need;

  2. To help us advertise items to you that we think you'll be interested in; and

  3. To ensure our platform is safe and secure to use.

Cookies can be classified according to their type, duration and category.

1. Type:

  • First-party cookies: Cookies that Zero Waste Bulk Foods places on your site. 

  • Third-party cookies: Cookies that are placed and used by third parties. 

2. Duration:

  • Session (transient) cookies: These cookies are erased when you close your browser and are not used to collect information from your computer. They typically store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify you.

  • Persistent (permanent or stored) cookies: These cookies are stored on your hard drive until they expire (at a set expiration date) or until they are deleted. These cookies are used to collect identifying information about you, such as web surfing behaviour or user preferences for a specific site.

3. Category:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These are the cookies that let you browse through a website. They are also necessary for security reasons. 

  • Functional cookies: These cookies "remember" registered visitors/customers in order to improve their user experience. 

The table below shows which cookies are places on Zero Waste Bulk Foods:

First-Party Cookies:

1. Strictly Necessary:

Cookie Name           Duration                             Purpose

ForceFlashSite               Session                                         When viewing a mobile site (old mobile under it will force                                                                                               the server to display the non-mobile version and avoid redirecting to the                                                                                                 mobile site

hs                                    Session                                         Security

smSession                      Persistent (2 days or 2 weeks)     Identifies logged in site members

XSRF-TOKEN                 Session                                         Security

2. Functionality:

Cookie name               Duration                              Purpose

svSession                         Persistent (Two years)                  Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site

SSR-caching                    Session                                          Indicates how a site was rendered. 

smSession                        Persistent (Two weeks)                Identifies logged in site members

Third-Party Cookies


Cookie name                                                                                          Duration                            Purpose

TS*                                                                                                                                     Session                                       Security

TS01*******                                                                                                                       Session                                       Security

TSxxxxxxxx (where x is replaced with a random series of numbers and letters)         Session                                       Security

TSxxxxxxxx_d (where x is replaced with a random series of numbers and letters)     Session                                       Security

We also use Google Analytics to track and report website traffic. It deploys the following cookies to your device:

Cookie Name       Duration               Purpose

_ga                              2 years                       Used to distinguish users

_gid                             24 hours                    Used to distinguish users

_gat                             1 minute                    Used to throttle request rate

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit

Approved third parties may also set cookies when you interact with Zero Waste Bulk Foods. Third parties include search engines, providers of measurement and analytics services, social media networks, and advertising companies. Third parties use cookies in the process of delivering content, including ads relevant to your interests, to measure the effectiveness of their ads, and to perform services on behalf of Zero Waste Bulk Foods.


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In summary

We are committed to protecting your privacy. We use the information we may collect on the site to enhance your overall experience. We do not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others.

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Although we are based in Horsham, West Sussex, our correspondence address is Apt 32536, Chynoweth House, TR4 8UN