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Cookie policy

Cookies are small text files which are stored to your computer by your web-browser.

A typical example of how a cookie is used is to store a user ID to make logging in to a site, or ordering something much quicker for the user. An example of what the cookie might contain in this instance would something like "ID=96352398".

Popular sites like Amazon.com use this technique.

Nearly every site on the internet uses Cookies. They are used, for a variety of purposes:

  • To personalise pages and remember visitor preferences.
  • To analyse visitor behaviour (known as 'analytics').
  • To manage items added to shopping carts in online stores.
  • To track people across websites and deliver targeted advertising.


This privacy notice tells you what to expect when All About Food Limited collects personal information. It applies to information we collect about:

  • Visitors to our websites
  • People who use our services, eg who subscribe to our newsletter or send enquiries through our website


When someone visits www.cranks.co.uk we collect standard Internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting the site. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information.


Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.





Google Analytics


Type: Optional Cookie
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.

Click here for an overview of privacy at Google

All About Food Limited Cookie Acceptance Cookie


Type: Functional Cookie
This cookie is used to record if a user has accepted dismissed the cookie usage notification bar.

No further information.

Session Cookie

Unique Filename (32 digit alphanumeric filename e.g

Type: Functional Cookie
This cookie is used to store a reference to session data stored in the site database.

This is commonly used to store logged in user sessions. This cookie is removed when the browser is closed.

No further information.

Facebook Sharing Cookie

Unique Filename (9 digit alphanumeric filename e.g. _e2xAb_0)

Type: Functional Cookie
These cookies are installed when using the Facebook sharing option on the share tab.

No further information.



Type: Functional Cookie
This cookie stores and ID for your cart so that we can retrieve your cart information as you navigate around the site.

No further information

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.


From Time to Time we embed videos from YouTube using YouTube's privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more please visit YouTube's embedding videos information page.