Privacy Policy

This website is owned and operated by Food Safety Watch. We are strongly committed to safeguarding our visitors’ privacy and we operate under a strict privacy policy. The following explains how we will use and protect the information you provide on this website.

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 register to receive our email news update. This information will include the following:

  • Your name
  • Your email address

If you have subscribed to our newsletter, you may unsubscribe by following the instructions which are included in e-mail that you receive.

(b) Information collected automatically

Whenever you visit 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

We DO NOT collect or store the payment details (credit/debit card numbers etc) that you provide when you purchase our e-books through this website. All financial transactions are handled by our payment services provider PayPal. You are advised to read PayPal’s own privacy policy before supplying your payment details. The only information that we will share with PayPal is that needed to process and administer your purchase.

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 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.

4. Do we use cookies?

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers

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 that 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.

6. Security

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.

7. Acceptance of this policy

When you use this website you signify that you accept this privacy policy. If you do not agree with any aspects of our privacy policy, please do not continue to use our website.

8. 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.

9. Contacting this website

If you have questions regarding our privacy policy, or how we use your personal information feel free to contact us through this page.