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Franchise Direct Cookie Policy


This document outlines our policy regarding the use of cookies on We may update this policy on occasion to reflect changes to our website and the technologies we use.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user’s computer or phone for record-keeping purposes. Cookies are stored by your Internet browser, for example Internet Explorer or Safari and they allow websites to recognise users and remember things like user preferences.

Which cookies does Franchise Direct use?

We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time.

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to navigate and use its features. For example, we need to set cookies so that we can remember the franchises you have added to your request list while browsing the site. These cookies typically don’t contain any personally identifiable information and are set by

Functional Cookies

These cookies are used to improve the functionality of the site. For example, if you fill out one of our enquiry forms, we set persistent cookies to store your information so you don’t have to enter it more than once if you so choose.

Performance Cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use, for example how long is spent on a particular page, how long the page took to load or if there were any errors encountered. These cookies don’t contain any personally identifiable information.

Geotargetting cookies

We set a geotargetting cookie based on the information supplied by your browser when you visit our site. The information is used to autofill some forms and to help us provide you with the most relevant content based on your location.

Targeting/Advertising Cookies

These cookies are used to help measure the effectiveness of our digital advertising campaigns.

Other Third Party Cookies

Some cookies that have been set on our websites are not related to When you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Facebook, these service providers may set their own cookies on your web browser. We do not have access or control over these cookies.

Can I remove existing cookies?

Yes, you can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser's "help" file. For more information about cookies and how to manage or delete them, please visit

Can I disable cookies?

Yes, you can disable cookies in your browser by following directions provided in your Internet browser’s “help file”. If you choose to disable cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some areas of our site will be limited. For more information on how to disable cookies, please visit

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You may add up to 15 items to your Request List

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