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This is the cookie policy (“Cookie Policy”) of Dairy Crest Limited (trading as Saputo Dairy UK and Wensleydale Creamery) and Bute Island Foods Ltd. (referred to as “SDUK Group”, “we”, “us” or “our”). It sets out how we use cookies for certain features and functions on our websites.

What are cookies?

Cookies and related technologies are small bits of data that are deposited on a user's computer hard drive or other devices used to access the website. In general, cookies permit users to store their password and other user information without having to constantly re-enter this data. We also use cookies to enhance a user’s experience with our websites, recognise repeat users, track usage patterns and better serve users on future visits to the website.

How does the SDUK Group use cookies on its websites?

This Cookie Policy and the accompanying “Cookie Settings” tab at the bottom of the page provide information on how cookies are used on this website.

We use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your device until you delete them or they expire).

The information collected by cookies on this website will only be accessed by us and those third parties named in the Cookie Settings tab.

We have grouped our cookies into the following categories, to make it easier for you to understand why we need them:

  • Strictly Necessary: these cookies allow core website functionality such as user login and account management. The website cannot be used properly without strictly necessary cookies.
  • Functionality: these cookies are used to remember visitor information on the website, e.g. language, time zone, enhanced content.
  • Performance/Analytics: these cookies, including Google Analytics, allow us to collect certain information about how you navigate the website. They help us to understand which parts of our website are interesting to you and which are not, as well as what we can do to improve them.
  • Targeting: these cookies use information to build a profile of users' interests and then show personalized ads for that specific user.
  • Unclassified: unclassified cookies are cookies that do not belong to any other category or are in the process of categorisation.

A list of the cookies we use on our website, including their use, duration and provider is shown within the Cookie Settings tab.

How to change your cookie preferences

You can change your cookie preferences at any time by visiting our cookie consent manager accessible through the ‘’Cookie Settings’’ tab at the bottom of this webpage.

You may also be able to disable cookies by turning them off in your browser. Consult your browser's documentation to discover whether this is possible and how to do this. Here are some of the popular browsers:

Please be aware that if you block cookies, including strictly necessary cookies, some areas of the website may not function properly.

We reserve the right to make changes to this Cookie Policy at any time.

This version was last updated on 10 January 2024.