Privacy Policy

Eat Wholefoods Privacy Statement (also known as a Fair Processing Notice – FPN)


As a business we have always held individuals privacy and data protection in high regard. We have never and will not sell information to third parties for marketing purposes.

This Privacy Statement sets out how we ensure information received by us is processed lawfully, appropriately and in line with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Terms used in this statement

Data Subjects We receive and process data from a range of Data Subjects, including: customers, suppliers, job applicants and general enquiries.

You, Your, refers to you as Data Subject.

Us, We, Our, refers to Eat Wholefoods.

Personal Data is Information from which a living individual can be directly or indirectly identified.

Processing is considered to be any activity that involves the use of personal data. It includes: obtaining, recording or holding data. Also carrying out any operations on the data including:  organizing, amending, retrieving, using, disclosing, erasing or destroying it.

Data Controller

Eat Wholefoods is the controller and responsible for your personal data.

If you have any questions about this statement, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact us using the details set out below

Data Processing

We ensure that data processing is in line with the Data Protection Principles. As such we will ensure that the data we store is:

  1. Processed fairly, lawfully and in a transparent manner
  2. Collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and any further processing is completed for a compatible purpose.
  3. Adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary for the intended purposes.
  4. Accurate and where necessary kept up to date.
  5. Kept in a form that permits identification for no longer than necessary for the intended purposes.
  6. Processed in line with the individual’s rights and in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data, including protection against unauthorized or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage using appropriate technical or organisational measures.
  7. Not transferred to people or organisations situated in countries without adequate protection and without firstly having advised the individual.

Fair and lawful

In accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the GDPR we will only process personal data where it is required for the following lawful purposes:

  • When it is necessary for performing a contract for the individual
  • For compliance with a legal obligation
  • In the legitimate interest of the business
  • When the individual has given their consent

Your rights

In the context of this agreement you are a Data Subject. As a data subject you have the right to:

  1. Confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning You is being processed.
  2. Request access to any data held about You.
  3. Request rectification, erasure or restriction on processing of your personal data.
  4. Lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
  5. Data portability.
  6. Object to processing, including direct marketing.
  7. Not be subject to automated decision-making including profiling concerning your data.

Changes to this statement

Our Privacy Statement may change from time to time. The amended version will be published on our website and any significant changes will be communicated to you either on the website or directly. This will replace any previous privacy statement.

Contact details

Full name of legal entity: Eat Wholefoods (Trading name St. Albans Wholefoods Ltd.)

Postal address: 214c Hatfield Road, St. Albans, Herts AL1 4LW

You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues ( We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.