Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

About this Statement

This statement explains the data processing practices carried out through your use of this website by The Food and Drink Forum Ltd (FDF), the information collected and why.

Please note, if you have any queries about the content in this statement or concerning your personal information, please contact us at

Please note that this statement only covers The Food and Drink Forum website at and not any other websites, including any that are linked to this website.


By using this website you signify that you consent to the collection and use of personal information provided to The Food and Drink Forum in accordance with this privacy statement. You will also be deemed to have read and accepted this privacy statement.

The Forum reserve the right to amend this statement as deemed necessary by changes in trading practices. Your continued use of this website will be understood as an acceptance of any changes. We recommend you check this statement on a regular basis.

Data Collection

This statement applies to all information received from you, whether registering on the website or using any of our products. During the course of your using this website, The Forum will collect two types of information:

  1. Statistical Information – This website gathers information relating to the number and frequency of users. This information is only used in the aggregate and the individuals can not be identified from it. This information is used solely to measure how individuals use the website and services in order that they may be improved upon, when thought necessary.
  2. Personal Information – In order to enable The Food and Drink Forum to perform its services, and to meet with your requests, personal information is required from you.

Use of Data

The Food and Drink Forum Ltd do not currently disclose any information given by users of the website to third parties. The Forum will only provide Food and Drink Forum Members’ details if agreed by the member.


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This website uses cookies in order to make the website easier to use, to support the provision of information and functionality to you.

Using this website means you agree to our use of cookies. You can choose to restrict or block cookies set on this website through your browser settings at any time. For more information about how to do this, and about cookies in general, you can visit Please note that certain cookies may be set as soon as you visit this website, but you can remove them using your browser settings.

However, please be aware that restricting or blocking cookies set on this website may impact the functionality or performance of the website, or prevent you from using certain services provided. Cookies are only used to maintain your session state whilst navigating through the site. No personal information is stored in any cookies used by this site.

This site does not use or permit the use of any third party cookies.

Information Security

The Food and Drink Forum is aware of the importance of secure online transactions, and takes all possible steps to ensure protection of your personal information. The Forum uses strict security and confidentiality procedures regarding storage and disclosure of information to maintain confidentiality, prevent unauthorised access and to ensure compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998.


All material on this website is owned by The Food and Drink Forum. Reproduction of any of this material is prohibited, unless prior consent has been granted by The Forum.