Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains how the Akara Restaurant collects information about you when you use this website 
and how we process and store your personal information.

How we collect information

We collect information about you when you voluntarily sign up to our mailing list or complete our contact forms.

Our web servers do automatically log the IP/Internet address of your computer. This information does not identify you personally and you remain anonymous.

Website usage information is collected using cookies (see more under the cookies section).


Use of personal information

We process personal information collected via the website for the purposes of:

  • Providing information about products and services
  • Dealing with your enquiries and requests



We will not share your data with third parties unless we are obliged to disclose personal data by law, or the disclosure is necessary for purposes of national security, taxation and criminal investigation, or we have your consent.



Your name and email address will be collected and added to our mailing list only if volunteered to us by you on the newsletter sign up form or if you click the relevant box on our contact form. You have a right at any time to update your preferences and remove yourself from the mailing list – you can find details below.

Our email marketing also has tracking which allows us to see where subscribers are located, how many times emails are opened, which links are used and whether the email has been shared.

Your email address is not passed on to third parties or shared with people outside of the Akara Restaurant.


Opting-out of mailing lists

You can opt-out of our mailing list(s) the following ways:

Manage your preferences

Manage your preferences so you only receive emails you’re interested in by visiting your Preference Center – a link can be found in the footer and the bottom of all marketing emails.

Opt-out of all mailing lists

There is an unsubscribe link in the footer at the bottom of all marketing emails, simply click the link and you will be unsubscribed from all mailing lists but your details will remain in our system.



A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser. This helps us tailor the site to your needs as well as improve the website in the future. Find out more about cookies on

You can delete/control cookies via your browser settings by following these instructions, however if you choose to block cookies then your browsing experience may be affected. This includes:

Track the pages you visit via Google Analytics / Tag Manager
Allow you to share pages with social networks
Allow you to share pages via Add This (if available)


Cookie Domain Type Name Expiry Purpose
Allow Cookies Functional moove_gdpr_popup 14 days This will remember that you are happy to allow cookies on our website. This cookie is set to expire after 14 days if accepted.
Google Analytics Non Essential _ga 2 years Used to distinguish users and expires in 2 years
Google Analytics Non Essential _gid 24 hours Used to distinguish users and expires in 24 hours
Google Analytics Non Essential _gat 1 minute Used to throttle request rate and expires in 1 minute
Google Analytics Non Essential -utma 2 years This allows Google Analytics to determine unique visitors to our site. The cookie expires 2 years from initial creation or from update of cookie
nalytics Non Essential -utmb 30 minutes This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session on our site. The cookie will expire 30 minutes from initial creation of from update of the cookie
Google Analytics Non Essential -utmc session This is used in conjunction with the -utmb cookie to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user. This cookie will expire once you have closed your session with our website (once you have closed your browser)
Google Analytics Non Essential -utmz 2 years This cookie is used by google to store where a visitor came from (search engine, search keyword, link). This cookie will expire 6 months from its initial creation or from update of cookie.
Litespeed cache Functional _lscache_vary 2 days This cookie is used to store whether you are logged into the site and what your user role is. It us used to help improve site performance for logged in users. This cookie will expire after 2 days.
Vimeo Player Functional vuid / __cf_bm session Session data and analytics tracking is disabled, applicable by the Do Not Track (DNT) setting to true. These cookies do not track individuals, but these 2 essential cookies may appear according to Vimeo. The Vimeo player cookie (vuid) for visitors who are not logged in to a Vimeo account. Additional analytics cookies are dropped for users who are logged in to a Vimeo account. The __cf_bm cookie, which is part of Cloudflare’s Bot Management service and helps mitigate risk associated with spam and bot traffic.Click to see the Vimeo privacy policy

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 13th September 2023.

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