Cookie policy

Cookies are small text files that are placed on to your computer's hard drive 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 website.

We will seek your consent to use cookies the first time you visit the Compass Group, UK and Ireland Website (“this Website”) (or on subsequent occasions if the cookie that records such acceptance is deleted). Please note, if you do not accept the use of cookies on this Website it may prevent parts of this Website from working properly.

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies:

These are cookies that are required for the operation of this Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of this Website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

Analytical/performance cookies:

They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around this Website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way this Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies:

These are used to recognise you when you return to this Website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Social networking cookies:

These are cookies which allow you to share (where applicable) any of this Website’s pages with your social networks - but only if you explicitly choose to.