Privacy Policy

What information do we collect and why?

In general, you can browse the Approved Index websites without disclosing any information about yourself at all. Submitting personal information on our site is optional.

When you submit an enquiry we ask for information such as your name, email address, phone number and criteria specific to your enquiry. This information is then shared with selected relevant suppliers, sourced by us or our third party affiliates.

If you register your company as a supplier we ask for information such as your name, phone number, email address, address, company details, brand details and testimonials. This information is made available to the public as a listing on our Websites. Additionally, this information is made available to users making enquiries.

How do we protect your personal details?

We have strict procedures governing the storage and disclosure of personal details to prevent unauthorised access and misuse.

Access to your personal information

You have the right to request a copy of the personal information Approved Index holds about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. (We charge £10 for information requests.) Please address any requests to

Use of cookies by

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. requires cookies in order to operate fully and works with third party advertisers who place cookies on your computer to serve and target advertisements more effectively.

Most web browsers allow some control of cookies through browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

Further information about the cookies used by Approved Index is provided below.

Cookies used by

The following Cookie categories are based on the classification presented in The International Chambers of Commerce (ICC) Cookie Guide

Category 1: Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are strictly necessary to provide services that you have requested.

Category 1 Cookies used by

Login status To Identify you as being logged in to our website.

Category 2: Performance cookies. These cookies collect information about how visitors use our website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often. The information collected by these cookies is aggregated, so these cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. The information collected is anonymous and is only used to improve the way our website works.

Category 2 Cookies used by

Web Analytics Google Web Analytics cookies are used to improve the design and user experience of our website by providing statistics on site usage and pages visited. Click on this link to opt out of Google Web Analytics.
Internal Analytics cookes are also used to supplement the data collected by Google Web Analytics.

Category 3: Functionality cookies. These cookies allow us to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more relevant features.

Category 3 Cookies used by

User Profile Email addresses, Address and Contact Information. This is not shared with third parties without your explicit consent.

Category 4: Targeting or Advertising cookies. These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advert as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator's permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers.

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Targeted Advertising

Advertising cookies are used by third parties to gather and send information to other websites so that they can present you with adverts you may be interested in. These cookies can be linked to clicks on 'Like' or 'Share' buttons which may be used on this site. The following third party advertising networks are used by

  • Google
  • LinkedIn
  • Microsoft Advertising
  • Nanigans
  • Facebook
  • Yahoo!

You may choose to decline these cookies by visiting the following sites.

Campaign Tracking

Campaign Tracking cookies are used to monitor how effective adverts, promotions and e-newsletters are ( we don't use this information to target adverts to you when you visit other websites).

To contact us about the use of Cookies on this site please email

Your consent

By disclosing your personal information to Approved Index, you consent to the collection, storage and processing of your personal information in the manner set out in this Privacy Policy.

Do you have any other questions about privacy? We want you to feel happy about any information you give us and know that you have control over the way it is used. If you have any questions about our Privacy policy, please email us at