fRoots is committed to protecting the privacy of individuals. If you provide us with personal details about yourself, we will not pass that information to any other third party unless required to do so by law.

How we collect and use information about you.

When you buy a subscription, magazine, advertisement or item of merchandise, we record your name, postal and/or email address and any telephone number you have given. These are stored on our office system in the UK and may be used to send you the items you have purchased, and to allow us to inform you about relevant future items of interest.

The only information we store online consists of email addresses only (no supporting information) compiled from the above, from email enquiries received, and from publicly available information, directories, public web sites etc. These are stored on our office system and within the European Economic Area (EEA) by our secure mailing list provider YMLP.

These email lists are only used to inform existing and potential readers of and advertisers in fRoots Magazine of pertinent news about our magazine and its products/promotions that may be of interest to you. Emails sent from these lists will always contain an “Unsubscribe” option which you can use at any time.

We will never pass our mailing lists to third parties unless required to do so by law, or use them for purposes other than stated above..

We do not receive/store credit card information. All our own web site based e-commerce is conducted via PayPal who do not allow us access to this or any other personal details. See PayPal’s own Privacy Policy. We also do not have any access to personal information supplied to Apple or Google for in-App purchases of our digital editions.

Other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to our website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.


What are cookies?

A “cookie” is a small text file that’s stored on your computer, tablet or phone when you visit a website. Cookies are not computer programs and they cannot spread viruses. They cannot access other information stored on your computer.

Some cookies are deleted when you close down your browser. These are known as session cookies. Others remain on your device until they expire or you delete them from your cache. These are known as persistent cookies and enable us to remember things about you as a returning visitor.

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.orgThe fRoots Shop Help pagealso has info about how to locate your cookies. Alternatively, you can search the internet for other independent information on cookies.

We recommend that you accept cookies from our website, as you will not be able to use our online shopping service without them, and it would make it difficult for us to identify future improvements to services based on tracked visitor behaviour.

How fRoots uses cookies

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Google Analytics _utma
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 are used so that we can get visitor 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. Privacy policy of Google Analytics
Standard Microsoft website operation ASP.NET_SessionId
These cookies are essential for the normal operation of the website. They enable the website to remember things from one page to the next. If you block these cookies, the website will not remember what you add to your shopping basket.  These cookies are automatically deleted from your computer at the end of your web browser session or when your web browser is closed. Microsoft information about session cookies
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