Privacy policy

This page explains our privacy policy and how we will use and protect any information about you that you give us when you visit this website.

This privacy statement only covers Food Standards Agency websites. It does not cover links within Food Standards Agency sites to other websites.

The system will record your email address and other information if volunteered to us by you. This shall be treated as proprietary and confidential. It may be used for internal review and to notify you about updates to Food Standards Agency websites.

Log files

If you are a user with general public and anonymous access, the Food Standards Agency website simply logs your IP address. We use our website server log files to identify patterns of website use to enable us to improve the service we offer our site visitors. We do not use them to identify individual users of our website or to capture or store personal information.

Cookies

The Food Standards Agency website uses small bits of data stored on your computer called 'cookies'. Find out what we use them for, and how you can control their use below.

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  • Cookies

    Tuesday 1 April 2014

    When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.