Privacy Policy

About this policy

This policy describes how we use your personal data when you use our website and/or sign up to our loyalty card scheme (“Love Club”) via the website. We have provided this policy to ensure that you understand what personal data we may collect and hold about you, what we may use it for and how we keep it safe.  You have legal rights to access the personal data that we hold about you and to control how we use it which are also explained.

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Who we are and how you can contact us

We are Zaks (UK) Limited (company number 08502539, registered address Bankside 300, Peachman Way, Broadland Business Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR7 0LB) trading as ‘Zaks Restaurants’.

You can contact us in writing Zaks (UK) Limited, 119 The Street, Poringland, Norwich, NR14 7RP.

Please refer to the sections on Your rights to know what personal data we hold and to control how we use it and How to make a complaint for further contact information.


What personal data we collect about you

We collect:

Personal data that you provide to us. You may provide information to us via the Zaks website when you sign up to the Love Club. This personal data may include your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, date of birth and number of children you have. When you use your Love Club loyalty card we will collect information about which branch you visited, what you ordered, and the price paid. We may also collect personal data if you post on social media sites we run.

Personal data about your use of our website. This is technical information and includes details such as your IP address, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, as well as details of how you navigated to our website and where you went when you left, what pages you viewed or searched for, page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs).


What we use your personal data for

We use your personal data in the following ways:

Personal data that you provide to us is used to:

Send you a copy of your loyalty card in the post

Monitor and allocate rewards

Provide you with information and offers which are appropriate to you (for example, we collect your date of birth so that we can send you an offer on or around your birthday. We ask you to let us know how many children you have so that if we run an offer relating to our children’s menu, we can send you an appropriate number of vouchers).

Provide you with marketing information in accordance with your marketing preferences (see How we use your personal data for marketing)

Manage and administer our business

Review and improve our goods and services

Personal data about your use of our website is used to:

Administer our website and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes

To improve our website to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer or mobile device

Allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so

As part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure



Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our website. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookie policy


When we need your consent to use your personal data

Whilst we always want you to be aware of how we are using your personal data, this does not necessarily mean that we are required to ask for your consent before we can use it.  In the day to day running of our business we may use your personal data without asking for your consent because:

We are entering into and carrying out our obligations under a contract with you

We need to use your personal data for our own legitimate purposes (such as the administration and management of our business and the improvement of our services) and our doing so will not interfere with your privacy rights

In exceptional circumstances we may wish to use your personal data for a different purpose which does require your consent.  In these circumstances we will contact you to explain how we wish to use your data and to ask for your consent.  You are not required to give consent just because we ask for it.  If you do give consent you can change your mind and withdraw it at a later date.

Please refer to the section on How we use your personal data for marketing to read about marketing consents.


Personal data you are legally obliged to provide

You are not under a legal obligation to provide us with any of your personal data but please note that if you elect not to provide us with your personal data we may be unable to provide our goods or services to you.


Your rights to know what personal data we hold and to control how we use it

You have a legal right to know what personal data we hold about you – this is called the right of subject access.  You can exercise this right by sending us a written request at any time. Please mark your letter “Subject Access Request” and send it to us using the details in the Who we are and how you can contact us section.

You also have rights to:

Prevent your personal data being used for marketing purposes (see How we use your personal data for marketing for further details)

Have inaccurate personal data corrected, blocked or erased

Object to decisions being made about you by automated means

Object to our using your personal data in ways that are likely to cause you damage or distress

Restrict our use of your personal data

Require that we delete your personal data

Require that we provide you, or anyone that you nominate, with a copy of any personal data you have given us in a structured electronic form such as a CSV file

You can find full details of your personal data rights on the Information Commissioner’s Office website at


Automated decision making and profiling

We do not make use of automated decision making or profiling.


When we will share your personal data with others

We share your data with the following people in the day to day running our business:

Any business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors we work with to provide you with goods or services that you have requested from us

We may also share your personal information with third parties on a one-off basis, for example, if:

We sell or buy any business or assets (including our own), in which case we will disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets

We are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our Love Club terms and conditions and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of our customers, ourselves or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction

How we keep your personal data safe

We take every care to ensure that your personal data is kept secure.  The security measures we take include:

Only storing your personal data on our secure servers

Ensuring that our staff receive regular data security awareness training

Keeping paper records to a minimum and ensuring that those we do have are stored in locked filing cabinets on our office premises

Maintaining up to date firewalls and anti-virus software to minimise the risk of unauthorised access to our systems

Enforcing a strict policy on the use of mobile devices and out of office working

Enforcing a strict policy on the use of USB sticks and other portable data storage devices

Unfortunately, sending information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of personal data sent to our website; you send us personal data at your own risk. Once we have received your personal data, we will use strict procedures and security features (some of which are described above) to try to prevent unauthorised access.


How we use your personal data for marketing

We will add your details to our marketing database if:

You sign up to the Love Club

You have told a third party that you would like them to pass us your contact details so that we can send you updates about our goods and services

We may send you marketing communications by email, telephone, or post.

You can ask us to only send you marketing communications by particular methods (for example, you may be happy to receive emails from us but not telephone calls), about specific subjects or you may ask us not to send you any marketing communications at all.

We will only share your personal data with third parties for marketing purposes if you provide us with your consent to do so by ticking a box on a form we use to collect your personal data.


When we will send your personal data to other countries

Your personal data may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”) by us or by our sub-contractors.  Where we, or our sub-contractors, use IT systems or software that is provided by non-UK companies, your personal data may be stored on the servers of these non-UK companies outside the EEA.  We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.


The below table shows how data is currently transferred outside of the EEA:


Description of supplier Reason for transfer Destination to which data is transferred


Safeguards implemented
Oracle America Inc Oracle provide cloud based loyalty card software for the Love Club. USA Registered with the EU – US Privacy Shield


How long we keep your personal data

We only keep your personal data for as long as we actually need it.  In practice this means that we will keep:

Your name and contact details for 3 years following the last time you use your Love Club card.

Information collected via your Love Club card will be kept for 3 years after you last use your Love Club card.

Complaint records will be kept for 10 years.

How you can make a complaint

If you are unhappy with the way we have used your personal data please contact us to discuss this using the contact details set out in the Who we are and how you can contact us section above.

You are also entitled to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office which you can do by visiting  Whilst you are not required to do so, we encourage you to contact us directly to discuss any concerns that you may have and to allow us an opportunity to address these before you contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.


How we keep this policy up to date

We will review and update this policy from time to time. This may be to reflect a change in the goods or services we offer or to our internal procedures or it may be to reflect a change in the law.

The easiest way to check for updates is by looking for the latest version of this policy on our website or you can contact us (see Who we are and how to contact us) to ask us to send you the latest version of our policy.

Each time we update our policy we will update the policy version number shown in the footer of the policy and the date on which that version of the policy came into force.

This is policy version 1 which came into effect on 12 May 2018.