Our Privacy and Cookie Policy

At Delia Online we are committed to protecting your privacy. Any personal information we request from you will be safeguarded under the Data Protection Act 1998. This Act regulates the processing of information relating to individuals, including the holding, use or disclosure of such information. Our data is stored in a secure database protected by a number of access controls. 

Data collected through the registration process or market research processes on the site will be used to improve the site, helping us to tailor our services to your needs. 

We may use the information you provide when registering with Delia Online to communicate with you via our newsletter which you will automatically receive when you register, you may opt out by clicking the unsubscribe link at the foot of the newsletter.  If you have opted-in when registering to receive third-party communications by email they will be from specially vetted companies who we feel may be able to supply you with products or services that add value to your experience with Delia Online. In these circumstances, any information you provide will be subject to the privacy policies of these companies.

We also use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and would like to know your options in relation to not having this information used by these companies, click here 

Google, as one of these third-party vendors, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on their visit to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy. 

By using this website, you agree that we may collect and use data as described above. We will always make it clear how we do this and allow you to select whether, and to whom, your details may be disclosed.

We may also share non-personal, non-individual information in aggregate form with our marketing partners for research purposes. In other words, we will not tell our marketing partners that you visited a certain page at the site, but we may tell them how many visitors visited that page. 

By using this website, you agree that we may collect and use data as described above. We will always make it clear how we do this and allow you to select whether, and to whom, your details may be disclosed.

Should your personal information change please sign in to the site and visit your profile page, and we will ensure that your records are updated with immediate effect.

Delia Online reserves the right to share any information provided in response to a legal process, such as a court order or subpoena.

Cookies Policy

Since 26 May 2011, the law states that cookies on websites can only be used with your specific consent. The following information is provided to ensure we are providing our users with honest and clear information about your privacy when you are using Delia Online. If you have any questions about this please email us on feedback@deliaonline.com and we will be happy to clarify any questions or concerns you may have in relation to this. 

Delia Online uses cookies in the operation of the site in a number of areas. If you choose not to accept our cookies, some services on our site will not be available to you - competitions for example.

a. What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file of data, often incorporating a unique identifier, that is sent to your computer or mobile browser from a website's computer. This data file stores the information you provide us with and in doing so enables us to 'remember' you on repeat visit, effectively letting you move around the site without having to keep yourself. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can set your browser to prevent this. If your browser’s preferences allow it, each website or third party service provider is able to send a cookie to your browser. However, to protect your privacy, your browser only allows these websites or third party service providers to access cookies already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites or other third party service providers. Please note that cookies cannot harm your computer.

Cookies record information about your online preferences, which are then used to tailor our website to your individual preferences. You can set your devices to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. However, if you choose the third option, please bear in mind that you may not be able to take full advantage of all of the features on Delia Online. Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to find out how to change your cookie preferences. 

For more information please see: http://www.allaboutcookies.org

b. How does Delia Online use cookies

Delia Online does not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you as a user of the site (eg name, address etc). They are however used to create a more personalised experience of the site in areas where we require you to log in. However if you wish to restrict or block the cookies we use on Delia Online you can do this within your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how to do this. 

For more information please see: http://www.allaboutcookies.org and http://www.aboutcookies.org/ 

Please be aware that in disabling cookies on Delia Online may affect your experience of the site where the functionality is controlled by the use of cookies. Areas which may be affected include all registered member areas so that if cookies aren't enabled on your computer it will mean your experience on our website will be limited to browsing and researching. You won't be recognised as a registered member and will be unable to access the functionality associated with this (eg My Profile, My Recipes, access to post on Ask Lindsey, entry to competitions etc).

Delia Online also uses a number of independent measurement, advertising and research companies. They gather information regarding the visitors to the Delia Online website using cookies, log file data and code embedded on our website. Delia Online uses this type of information to help improve the services it provides to its users; however, we demand that third parties do not use any of this type of information for their own business or other purposes. 

If you take the opportunity to 'share' Delia Online content with friends through social networks - such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram - you may be sent cookies from these sites. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so we recommend that you check any third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Delia Online does contain hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These third party websites have their own privacy policies, including cookies, and we urge you to review them. They will govern the use of any personal information you submit or which is collected by cookies whilst visiting these websites.

We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.

c. Delia Online cookies and how to reject cookies?

A comprehensive audit of the site in terms of the main cookies that Delia Online sets (and what each is used for) together with ways to minimise the number of cookies you receive has been carried out. As a result of this, we have compiled a list of these cookies to enable you to reject any that you decide that you wish to opt out of. 

Cookies on Delia Online

Contacting Delia Online about this privacy and cookies policy:

If you have any questions or comments about the information contained in this privacy policy please contact: 

Email: enquiries@deliaonline.com

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