Cookie Policy



Social Bite understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your information is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits Our Site and will only collect and use information in ways that are useful to you and in a manner consistent with your rights and Our obligations under the law. We ask that you read this Cookie Policy carefully as it contains important information on who We are and Our use of Cookies or similar technologies on Our Site. This policy should be read together with Our Privacy ( which sets out how and why We collect, store, use and share personal information generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact Us and supervisory authorities in the event you have a complaint.

Definitions and Interpretation
In this Cookie Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:

“Account” means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of Our Site;
“Cookie” means a small text file placed on your computer or device (e.g. computer, smartphone or other electronic device) by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site. Details of the Cookies used by Our Site are set out in section 12, below;
“Our Site” means this website,;
“UK and EU Cookie Law” means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended in 2004, 2011 and 2015; and
“We/Us/Our/Social Bite” means Social Bite Fund, a registered Scottish Charity SC045232, whose registered address is 1 St. Colme Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6AA and its subsidiaries Social Bite Limited & Social Bite Restaurants.

1. Our Site

1.1 This Cookie Policy relates to your use of Our Site.
1.2 Throughout Our Site we may link to other websites owned and operated by certain trusted third parties in order for you to find out more information about them. These other third party websites may also use cookies or similar technologies in accordance with their own separate cookie policies. For privacy information relating to these other third party websites, please consult their cookie policies as appropriate.

2. What do We use Cookies for?

2.1 Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site and to provide and improve Our services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.
2.2 By using Our Site you may also receive certain third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. We use third party Cookies on Our Site for the purposes of visitor analytics. These Cookies are not integral to the functioning of Our Site.
2.3 All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.
2.4 Before third party Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended. You will be given the opportunity to allow only first party Cookies and block third party Cookies.
2.5 Certain features of Our Site depend on Cookies to function. UK and EU Cookie Law deems these Cookies to be “strictly necessary”. These Cookies are shown below in section 4.1 Your consent will not be sought to place these Cookies. You may still block these Cookies by changing your internet browser’s settings, but please be aware that Our Site may not work as intended if you do so. We have taken great care to ensure that your privacy is not at risk by allowing them.

3. Types of Cookies

3.1 The Cookies we place on your device fall into the following categories:

a. Strictly necessary Cookies - these Cookies are essential for you to be able to navigate Our Site and use its features. Without these Cookies, the services you have asked for could not be provided;
b. Performance Cookies - these Cookies collect information about how you use Our Site, e.g. which pages you go to most often. These Cookies do not collect personally identifiable information about you. All information collected by these Cookies is aggregated and anonymous, and is only used to improve how Our Site works;

c. Targeting Cookies - also known as advertising Cookies, these Cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement on Our Site and help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers.

4. What Cookies do we use?

4.1 The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Name of Cookie Purpose Type Strictly Necessary
Duration: 1 Day
Google Analytics Cookie. Used to distinguish unique users. Performance Cookie Yes
Duration: Session Cookie
Application Cookie, required for the correct usage of the website Strictly Necessary Cookie Yes
__cfduid Domain:
Duration: 1 Year
Required by application, Cloudflare Cookie. Used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. Strictly Necessary Cookie Yes
Duration: 2 Years
Google Analytics Cookie. Used to identify unique users across browsing sessions." Performance Cookie Yes
Duration: 1 Minute
This Cookie does not store any user information; it's just used to limit the number of requests that have to be made to a doubleclick";2018-08-01T16:06:48.000Z Performance Cookie Yes

4.2 The following third party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Name of Cookie Provider Purpose Type
Duration: Session Cookie
More Information: NewRelic Cookie. This Cookie is used to collect performance data. Strictly Necessary Cookie
test_cookie Domain: Duration: Session Cookie Used to check if the user's browser supports Cookies.
Targeting Cookie
fr Domain:
Duration: 3 Months Encrypted Facebook Cookie for advertisement purposes. Targeting Cookie

NID Domain:
Duration: 6 Months
Most Google users will have a preferences Cookie called NID in their browsers. A browser sends this Cookie with requests to Googles sites. The NID Cookie contains a unique ID that Google uses to remember your preferences and other information such as your preferred language (e.g. English, how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20) and whether or not you wish to have Googles SafeSearch filter turned on.
Targeting Cookie

4.3 Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse usage statistics, enabling Us to better understand how people use Our Site. This, in turn, enables Us to improve Our Site and the services offered through it. You do not have to allow Us to use these Cookies, as detailed below, however whilst Our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of Our Site, it does enable Us to continually improve Our Site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.
4.4 The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) Cookies to gather the required information. Some of these Cookies may be placed immediately when you first visit Our Site and it may not be possible for Us to obtain your prior consent. You may remove these Cookies and prevent future use of them by following the steps set out below in section 4.6.
4.5 The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) the following Cookies:

Name of Cookie First / Third Party Provider Purpose
Third Party Domain:
Duration: 2 Days
Performance Cookie
Google Cookie. These Cookies are used to collect website statistics and track conversion rates.

4.6 You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
4.7 You can choose to delete Cookies at any time however you may lose any information that enables you to access Our Site more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, login and personalisation settings.
4.8 It is recommended that you keep your internet browser and operating system up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser and manufacturer of your computer or device if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

5. Contacting Us

If you would like any further information about our Cookies Policy please contact us using the details below. You can also refer to our Privacy Policy for more information on how we collect, store and use you data by clicking here.
By Post:
1 St Colme Street
By Telephone:
+44 (0)131 220 8206
By Email:
For general enquiries please contact Us at [email protected] and if you would like to speak to someone about your Personal Data and its use, please contact our data protection lead at [email protected]

6. Changes to this Policy

6.1 This policy was published on 31/10/18 and last updated on 5/12/18.
6.2 We may change this policy from time to time as we may deem necessary from time to time, or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on Our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of Our Site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.