Privacy Policy

FoodTechBiz principles

  • FoodTechBiz collects your personal data when you request or enquire about the provision of our products and services including editorial, subscriptions, advertisements, etc. However, we do our very best to protect your privacy.
  • We respect your privacy. You should receive emails only from us and we will make sure it is clear why you’re receiving communication from us. We may also email you occasionally with information or questions about your registration or your subscription account, for example, with reminders or alerts.
  • We will collect and use individual user details only where we believe there is a legitimate business interest for you in doing so, such as ensuring we have enough information to manage your submissions, requests or subscriptions, and additional benefits we offer to you as part of your contract.
  • We retain certain information about you and usage of the service to comply with applicable legal, tax, or accounting requirements and/or for our legitimate business purposes. When you update or delete any information, we may continue to retain a copy of the prior version for our records.
  • The information you provide us may be archived or stored periodically by us according to backup processes conducted in the ordinary course of business.

When we collect your data

We collect information on you when you subscribe to our newsletters or website; when you enter any survey or award submissions; when you subscribe to free-trials; when you book advertisements, events or services; when your press release submissions are selected for the editorial feature; and through cookies

Registration

If you purchase a service from us, communicate with us, or do business with us, the minimum information we seek from you is your name, job title, company name, company address, company email address, and company phone number. We will ask you more questions about different services for your business. Unless we say otherwise, you have to answer all the registration questions. We may also track what you read on foodtechbiz.com. This allows us to personalize services for you. At any time you can decide not to receive these emails and we will respect that.

We do not knowingly collect or store any personal information from children under the age of 16. If you are under the age of 16, please do not submit any personal information through our website or services.

At FoodTechBiz, we collect information about our users to provide and administer the products and services you have requested; to monitor online traffic patterns and site usage to continually improve our website; to sell advertising space; and to tell you about FoodTechBiz service offerings, where we believe there is a legitimate business interest for you in doing so.

We retain certain information about you and usage of the service to comply with applicable legal, tax, or accounting requirements and/or for our own legitimate business purposes. When you update or delete any information, we may continue to retain a copy of the prior version for our records. If we consider there is a need to store records for longer, such as if a transaction has been the subject of a dispute or claim, then we will retain the data for as long as is necessary. The information you provide us may be archived or stored periodically by us according to backup processes conducted in the ordinary course of business.

We have the right to share your personal data without informing you if legally required or directed to do so by a governmental entity or regulatory authority.

E-newsletters and marketing emails

We use a third-party provider to deliver our e-newsletters and marketing emails. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry-standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter and marketing communications.

People who email us

Please be aware that you have a responsibility to ensure that any email you send is within the bounds of the law. We will also monitor any emails sent to us, including file attachments, for viruses or malicious software. This monitoring is conducted by a third party (Google). For more information about how Google conducts this monitoring, please see Google’s privacy notice.

How to unsubscribe or change your details

You have the right to unsubscribe at any time. To unsubscribe, please email subscription@foodtechbiz.com with the subject “UNSUBSCRIBE”.

If you wish to change your contact details or preferences, please email us at subscription@foodtechbiz.com with the subject “UPDATED DETAILS”.

Visitors to our website

We use small files known as 'cookies' to enhance your experience of the FoodTechBiz website as follows:

  • To facilitate optimal use of the FoodTechBiz website, by means of a temporary 'session' cookie. These cookies disappear when your browser session ends.
  • In addition, we use Google Analytics, an independent measurement and research service from Google. They use cookies and code on the site to gather data regarding the number and frequency of visitors to our site. Both the cookies and the embedded code provide statistical information about visits to pages on the site, the duration of an individual page view, paths taken by visitors through the site and other general information. We use this type of information to help us improve our services to you. For further information regarding the Google Analytics privacy statement, please see Google’s privacy notice.

The FoodTechBiz.com website may provide links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of those websites. Always check the privacy policies of any sites you visit.

Changes to this policy

FoodTechBiz holds the right to change this policy at any time without giving any notifications.

FoodTechBiz's privacy policy may be updated from time to time and the latest version will appear here, on this page, and will be effective from the date of publishing the policy.