Privacy Policy

What information will we collect about you?

We will collect information about you if you register as a FoodWasteNet member. We will also collect personal information about website usage through cookies (see the page on Cookies) and server logs, which track the IP addresses of users visiting our site and the pages they visit.

How we will use the information

Where personal information is collected on the FoodWasteNet website, through a web form, users will be informed as to what information is being captured, why and who (if anyone) it will be shared with.

FoodWasteNet will not sell, license or trade your personal information without your consent. We will not share your personal information with others unless they are acting under our instructions or we are required to do so by law.

Information collected via the FoodWasteNet server logs includes users' IP addresses and the web pages visited; this will be used to manage the web system and troubleshoot problems.

FoodWasteNet also uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google") to understand how visitors engage with our website and so we can improve it. See the section on Google Analytics.

How we will protect information about you

We do our utmost to protect your privacy. The Data Protection Act 1998 obliges us to follow security procedures regarding the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us in order to avoid unauthorised loss or access. As such we have implemented industry-standard security systems and procedures to protect information from unauthorised disclosure, misuse or destruction.

How you can access your information

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of particular personal information we hold about you then please contact XXXXX We may make a small charge for this service.

Other websites and the scope of this privacy policy

This website contains links to other sites. This privacy policy applies to this website only so if you link to others you may want to read their own privacy policies.

Changes to our privacy policy

Updates to the privacy policy will be published on this webpage. This policy was last updated in December 2014.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you: foodwastenet@reading.ac.uk