1. What personal information do we collect?
We may collect and store personal information as follows:
(a) Information you supply to us
This site uses on-line forms to collect information about you when you subscribe to our services, or register to receive our email news update. This information will include some, or all of the following:
- Your name
- Your organisation
- Your job title
- Your email address
- Your chosen login name and password for accessing the site services
(b) Information collected automatically
Whenever you visit or login to the site, we receive and store information about your computer and your interaction with the website. This information includes your IP address, date and time of visit and pages viewed or searched for.
(c) Payment details
2. How do we use the information we collect from you?
We may use your personal information for the following purposes:
- For general administration of the website
- To enable you to use the services supplied by the website
- To allow us to analyse patterns of use of the website (e.g. to identify popular pages) and to improve our service
- To send you email newsletters and other email communications - with your consent
We will not disclose your email address or other personal information to any third parties for marketing purposes. We will only disclose individually identifiable information about you to a third party if we are required to do so by law.
3. Do we transfer personal information outside the EEA?
We may transfer your information to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) for storage and processing, including the USA. You should be aware that some countries have data protection laws that may not be equivalent to those of the EAA.
Each time a subscriber logs into this site, we store a temporary 'cookie' in the browser files of that subscriber's computer. This cookie is used during your online session to allow you free access to the Subscribers Area, without repeatedly requiring you to re-enter your user name and password. When you log off or leave the site, the cookies file is automatically removed.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
This site also participates in the Google Adsense programme.
- Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visits to this site and other sites on the Internet.
5. External Links
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
We are committed to ensuring that your personal information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Although we take every reasonable precaution to protect your personal information, the Internet is not secure and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent be email or via the website.
This website gives members the opportunity to opt-out of receiving email news updates from us at the point of activation of membership.
This site also gives users options for removing their information from our database in order to stop receiving our communications.
Please note that if you withhold any information that we need in order to process your membership, we may not be able to provide you with all the services offered through this website.
8. Acceptance of this policy
9. Changes to this policy
This policy may be amended from time to time and an updated version may be posted on this website without notice to you. You should check this policy occasionally to review any changes and ensure that you are happy with them.
10. Changes to your information
If you believe that any of the personal information that we hold about you is incorrect or out-of-date, please let us know in writing or by email and we will correct your information promptly.
11. Contacting this website
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
By post: Food Safety Info, 163 Fox Lane, London N13 4AU