Privacy & Terms

The following sets out our Privacy Policy, Terms of use of the Website and Conditions of Sale.

Terms of use for this Website:

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Groobox Ltd & Groobarbs Field Kitchen Ltd relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term 'Groobox Ltd.’, 'Groobarbs Field Kitchen Ltd.' or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is Groobarbs Wild Farm, Mag Lane, High Legh, Cheshire WA16 0AA. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  • This website uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences. If you do allow cookies to be used, the following personal information may be stored by us for use by third parties: Club Studio based in Altrincham Manchester are used by us to handle our digital content. From time to time they will have access to personal information that you provide.
  • Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timelines, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  • All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.
  • Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
  • From time to time, this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
  • Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Privacy Policy Notice

The policy: This privacy policy notice is served by Groobox Ltd & Groobarbs Field Kitchen Ltd located at Groobarbs Wild Farm, Mag Lane, High Legh, Cheshire, WA16 0AA, under the website:, The purpose of this policy is to explain to you how we control, process, handle and protect your personal information through the business and while you browse or use this website. If you do not agree to the following policy you may wish to cease viewing / using this website, and or refrain from submitting your personal data to us.

Policy key definitions:

  • "I", "our", "us", or "we" refer to the business, Groobox Ltd & Groobarbs Field Kitchen Ltd
  • "you", "the user" refer to the person(s) using this website.
  • GDPR means General Data Protection Act.
  • PECR means Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulation.
  • ICO means Information Commissioner's Office.
  • Cookies mean small files stored on a users computer or device.

Key principles of GDPR:

Our privacy policy embodies the following key priciples; (a) Lawfullness, fairness and transparency, (b) Purpose limitation, (c) Data minimisation, (d) Accurancy, (e) Storage limitation, (f) Integrity and confidence, (g) Accountability.

Processing of your personal data

Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and / or process any personal information about you electronically using the following lawful bases.

  • We are exempt from registration in the ICO Data Protection Register because we are only processing personal data for the core business purposes.
  • Lawful basis: Consent
  • Where our purpose for processing is: for payment and delivery of your veg box.
  • Which is necessary because we can not deliver or process payments without.
  • Data retention period: We will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists.
  • Sharing your information: We do share your personal information with third parties and they include: Club Studio Ltd from Altrincham. We allow them access to our websites as they are our website engineers and improve our website from time to time.

If, as determined by us, the lawful basis upon which we process your personal information changes, we will notify you about the change and any new lawful basis to be used if required. We shall stop processing your personal information if the lawful basis used is no longer relevant.

Your individual rights

Under the GDPR your rights are as follows. You can read more about your rights in detail here;

  • the right to be informed;
  • the right of access;
  • the right to rectification;
  • the right to erasure;
  • the right to restrict processing;
  • the right to data portability;
  • the right to object; and
  • the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.

You also have the right to complain to the ICO if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data.

We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.

Internet cookies

We use cookies on this website to provide you with a better user experience. We do this by placing a small text file on your device / computer hard drive to track how you use the website, to record or log whether you have seen particular messages that we display, to keep you logged into the website where applicable, to display relevant adverts or content, refer you to a third party website.

Some cookies are required to enjoy and use the full functionality of this website.

We use a cookie control system which allows you to accept the use of cookies, and control which cookies are saved to your device / computer. Some cookies will be saved for specific time periods, where others may last indefinitely. Your web browser should provide you with the controls to manage and delete cookies from your device, please see your web browser options.

Cookies that we use are:

  • Necessary Cookies – Cookies that the site cannot function properly without. This includes cookies for access to secure areas and CSRF security. Please note that Craft’s default cookies do not collect any personal or sensitive information. Craft's default cookies do not collect IP addresses. The information they store is not sent to Pixel & Tonic or any 3rd parties.
    • *_identity - When you log into the Control Panel, you will get an authentication cookie used to maintain your authenticated state. The cookie name is prefixed with a long, randomly generated string, followed by _identity. The cookie only stores information necessary to maintain a secure, authenticated session and will only exist for as long as the user is authenticated in Craft.
    • *_username - If you check the "Keep me logged in" option during login, this cookie is used to remember the username for your next authentication.
    • cookie-consent - This cookie is used by to remember visitor cookie consent preferences. It is necessary for our cookie banner to work properly.
    • CRAFT_CSRF_TOKEN - Protects us and you as a user against Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks.
    • CraftSessionId - Craft relies on PHP sessions to maintain sessions across web requests.
      That is done via the PHP session cookie. Craft names that cookie “CraftSessionId” by default, but it can be renamed via the phpSessionId config setting. This cookie will expire as soon as the session expires.
    • __stripe_mid - Used by Stripe payment processor for fraud prevention and detection.
  • Statistics Cookies – Statistic cookies help us understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information.
    • _fbp - This cookie name is associated with Facebook. It is used to store and track visits across websites.
    • _ga - This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.
    • _gcl_au - This cookie name is associated with Google Adsense. It is used to store and track conversions.
    • _gid - This cookie name is associated with Google Analytics. It is used by gtag.js and analytics.js scripts and according to Google Analytics this cookie is used to distinguish users.
  • groobarbs_session – Holds information about the current session of the logged-in user.
  • laravel_token – Hold an encrypted JWT that the web application uses to authenticate API requests from our JavaScript application.
  • remember_web_* – Set when you select 'Remember me' when logging into the customer area.
  • _hj*We use Hotjar in order to better understand our users’ needs and to optimize this service and experience. Hotjar is a technology service that helps us better understand our users’ experience (e.g. how much time they spend on which pages, which links they choose to click, what users do and don’t like, etc.) and this enables us to build and maintain our service with user feedback. Hotjar uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on our users’ behaviour and their devices. This includes a device's IP address (processed during your session and stored in a de-identified form), device screen size, device type (unique device identifiers), browser information, geographic location (country only), and the preferred language used to display our website. Hotjar stores this information on our behalf in a pseudonymized user profile. Hotjar is contractually forbidden to sell any of the data collected on our behalf.
    For further details, please see the ‘about Hotjar’ section of Hotjar’s support site.

You can find out more about how Google use your data here:

Data security and protection

We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information. Our methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.

Our current storage of our customer relationship manager data is with Linode. You can link to their information here: backups of data storage is on Amazon Web Services.

Fair & Transparent Privacy Explained

We have provided some further explanations about user privacy and the way we use this website to help promote a transparent and honest user privacy methodology.

Sponsored links, affiliate tracking & commissions

Our website may contain adverts, sponsored and affiliate links on some pages. We only use trusted advertising partners who each have high standards of user privacy and security. However we do not control the actual adverts seen / displayed by our advertising partners. Our ad partners may collect data and use cookies for ad personalisation and measurement. Where ad preferences are requested as 'non-personalised' cookies may still be used for frequency capping, aggregated ad reporting and to combat fraud and abuse.

If you have any concerns about this we suggest you do not click on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links found throughout the website.

Email marketing messages & subscription

Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to our newsletter or marketing mailing list. We only collect certain data about you, as detailed in the "Processing of your personal data" above. Any email marketing messages we send are done so through an EMS, email marketing service provider. An EMS is a third party service provider of software / applications that allows marketers to send out email marketing campaigns to a list of users.

Email marketing messages that we send may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of data such as; times, dates, I.P addresses, opens, clicks, forwards, geographic and demographic data. Such data, within its limitations will show the activity each subscriber made for that email campaign.

Any email marketing messages we send are in accordance with the GDPR and the PECR. We provide you with an easy method to withdraw your consent (unsubscribe) or manage your preferences / the information we hold about you at any time. See any marketing messages for instructions on how to unsubscribe or manage your preferences, you can also unsubscribe from all MailChimp lists, by following this link.

Our EMS provider is MailChimp. We hold the following information about you within our EMS system;

  • Email address
  • I.P address
  • Subscription time & date

Payment Terms and Conditions

  1. You authorise Groobox Ltd & Groobarbs Field Kitchen Ltd to send instructions to the financial institution that issued your card to take payments from your card account in accordance with the terms of our agreement with you.
  2. Payment is due for items present in your upcoming order at the order cut-off date and time. Groobox define order cut-off as 11am on the Monday before the delivery date.
  3. We reserve the right to refuse deliveries to you and/or to close your account where attempts to take payment(s) have failed. You agree to compensate us in full for all reasonable costs and expenses (including legal costs) in obtaining payments that have not been made in accordance with these terms and conditions.
  4. To allow payments to be taken automatically for your orders we work with our third party provider (Stripe) to store your card details securely.
  5. Saved payment method details can continue to work even if the issuing bank replaces the physical card. Stripe works with card networks and automatically attempts to update saved card details whenever a customer receives a new card (for example, replacing an expired card or one that was reported lost or stolen).
  6. Automatic card updates require card issuers to participate with the network and provide this information. Please contact your bank if you do not wish for your card details to be automatically updated in Stripe.

Refer a Friend - Terms and Conditions

Please read through the terms and conditions carefully as they may affect your rights and liabilities under the law.

We reserve the right to review and change these conditions at any point.

If you are a consumer, there are certain terms applied under your statutory rights which we cannot exclude or limit. Nothing in these terms and conditions affects your statutory rights. If you would like more information on your rights as a consumer please contact your local Citizens Advice Bureau or Trading Standards Office.

Refer a Friend

  1. To refer another person to Groobox Ltd, you must be an existing customer of ours.
  2. To make a referral, you must share the unique link from your personal account page, viewable when you are signed into
  3. Referred friends must sign up for a new Groobox account via a valid referral link.
  4. The referee must place at least 3 orders to be eligible for the £15 credit. After they have received their third order, they are free to amend, pause or cancel any future orders without losing the £15 credit.
  5. The referred friend must place at least 3 orders. After they have received their third order, they are free to amend, pause or cancel any future orders without losing the £15 credit.
  6. Cancelled customers are allowed to become referred friends and become a referrer after they have placed 3 orders following restarting their account.
  7. The referred friend can be any friend or family member, but they can’t live at the same address as the referrer.
  8. Once the referred friend has received 3 orders, £15 credit will automatically be added to the account balances of both the referrer and the referred friend.
  9. There is no restriction on the number of referrals a customer can make. However, the maximum amount of credit anyone can receive is £150 every 28 days.
  10. Credit is non-redeemable and cannot be transferred between accounts.
  11. We can’t award credit unless the referred friend has signed up via a valid referral link which is unique to each customer's account page.
  12. Groobox Limited reserve the right to remove or withhold credit if the spirit of the programme is being abused.
  13. Groobox Ltd reserve the right to withdraw this promotion without any prior notice, and to vary the elements of the offer at any time without notice.

Groobarbs Field Kitchen - Terms & Conditions

Groobarbs Field Kitchen Ltd

The Groobarbs Field Kitchen is a small, rural restaurant that relies on bookings only. Therefore we request that guests honour their reservations and provide fair notice in the circumstance that changes need to be made to a booking. We kindly ask that guests give a minimum of 48 hours notice of cancellation or if a booking amendment is needed. All reservations are required to provide credit or debit card details to secure a booking. The Groobarbs Field Kitchen relies on bookings being honoured and guests giving reasonable notice to any changes to reservations. Any bookings which ‘no show’ for a service, cancel or reduce their party numbers with less than 48 hours notice will be charged £10 per ‘absent’ guest to cover the costs associated with their booking. Table cancellations can be made by any of the following methods: Call: 01925 569160 Email: Please note that bookings of 10 or more will incur an automatic 10% service charge. By making a booking at The Groobarbs Field Kitchen you agree to our reservation and cancellation terms. We want to thank you for your understanding and co-operation and look forward to welcoming you to Groobarbs Wild Farm.