This policy explains to you how UK Food Labelling Resource will handle any personal information that is collected when you use our website. We will always protect and respect your privacy.
UK Food Labelling Resource will comply to the best of its ability with any relevant data protection laws.
The data controller of the personal data referred to in this policy is UK Food Labelling Resource
What is collected
Our website does not store or capture any personal information when someone visits it and is not registered. The system automatically records your IP address and other information provided by your browser. This may include information like the name and version of the browser you are using, your operating system and any website address that may have referred you to UK Food Labelling Resource’s website. This information will only be used for producing anonymous website statistics and will help us with the delivery of the services on the website.
The legal basis on which we collect and process the personal data described above depends on the personal information concerned and the specific context in which we collect it. However, we will only use your personal information where we:
Have your consent to do so
Are legally required to collect personal information from you
Need that information in order to protect your vital interests or those of another person.
The UK Food Labelling Resource website system will also record personal information in certain other specific circumstances. These are, if you:
Provide us with information by filling in a form on the Website
Have given us permission to use information from your social media accounts.
Subscribe, register or apply for services or to take part in UK Food Labelling Resource activities that require personal information to be given
Consent to third party organisations lawfully sharing information they hold on you with us
Report a fault and give your contact details for us to respond
Complete surveys that we use for research or other, stated, purposes
When you visit the UK Food Labelling Resource website, two cookies are downloaded onto your device. The first is a persistent cookie that is downloaded when you first visit the site. This remains in your browser’s cookie store between sessions. This lets us identify repeat visitors to the site. The second is called a session cookie. This will only remain on your computer until you close your browser. This cookie is used to collect aggregated website statistics that allow us to understand how visitors use the site. All of the information collected will be anonymous.
You may opt to view the site without cookies by adjusting your browser’s settings. If you disable cookies some functions of the site may no longer work correctly or efficiently.
How we use your information
Information collected by UK Food Labelling Resource from this website will only be used for monitoring purposes unless you have given us consent for your information to be used in other ways, such as by providing us with your email address so we can contact you; if you are a trained UK Food Labelling Resource Facilitator; or if you request information or to be involved in a UK Food Labelling Resource event. In addition, personal information may be used for the following purposes:
To ensure that content from our websites is presented in the most effective manner
To provide you with information, products or services that you request from UK Food Labelling Resource or which we feel may interest you, where we are legally entitled to do so
To enable people to join UK Food Labelling Resource events and activities and to communicate with each other via the UK Food Labelling Resource system as part of that activity
To allow you to take part in interactive features of UK Food Labelling Resource’s service, when you choose to do so
To notify you about changes to our service
To collect statistics regarding issues relevant to the activities of UK Food Labelling Resource
We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely, as required by relevant legislation.
UK Food Labelling Resource will take all steps reasonably necessary including policies, procedures and security features to ensure that your data is treated securely and protected from unauthorised and unlawful access and/or use, and in accordance with this notice. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and, although we will do our best to protect your personal data transmitted to us via the internet, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our website from your devices. Any transmission is at your own risk.
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the UK Food Labelling Resource website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share such a password with anyone.
Your data rights
The rights that you have regarding the manner in which your data is held, used and stored include the following. Your personal information shall be:
Processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner
Collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes
Adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary
Accurate and, where necessary, kept up-to-date
Retained only for as long as necessary
Processed in an appropriate manner to maintain security.
Access to information
Any formal, written request by you for a copy of your personal data (a Subject Access Request) will be referred, as soon as possible, to the UK Food Labelling Resource Data Protection Officer, and will be processed as soon as possible.
The information on this page was last updated on 6 June 2020.