Privacy and data policy
The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB), operating through its AHDB Dairy, This Is Dairy Farming website, takes the privacy of ThisIsDairyFarming.com users seriously. This website does not automatically capture or store personal information, except for logging the user’s IP address and session information such as the duration of the visit and type of browser used. This is recognised by the web server and is only used for system administration and to provide anonymous statistics that AHDB uses to evaluate and improve the site.
You may be asked for personal information if you want to take advantage of specific services that AHDB offers. By submitting your personal information in electronic form, or by using the ThisIsDairyFarming.com website, you give your consent that all personal information that you submit may be processed and stored by us in the manner and for the purposes described below:
- To contact you occasionally to inform you of new services AHDB or any of the sector teams of AHDB will be providing, or events or information we think will be of interest to you.
- To send you regular updates on issues we think will be of interest to you.
- For marketing purposes and market research of AHDB.
- To internally administer this website and help us improve our services.
- For processing orders for publications and event bookings.
- For providing users with information about AHDB products and services.
- To administer any competitions which you may have chosen to enter and to contact you in the case that your entry has been successful.
Information will also be used in an aggregate form (so that no individual user is identified):
- To build up marketing profiles.
- To aid strategic development.
- To audit usage of the site.
AHDB shall process and store all personal information you submit to us in accordance with applicable law and in particular shall ensure it has appropriate security measures in place to guard against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information you provide and shall keep your personal data only for as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or to comply with any applicable legal requirements.
You may request the deletion or alteration of any personal data held about you by contacting us at [email protected]. We will make such deletions or alterations subject to any applicable legal obligations imposed upon us.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by some websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
ThisIsDairyFarming.com does not set any cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. If this should change in the future, we will inform visitors and provide guidance on how to control and delete these cookies.
This site does use a third party analytics company (Google Analytics) to provide anonymous visitor statistics to enable us to improve the performance of our website. This analytics function sets its own cookie to perform this service. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This information cannot be used to identify who you are and we do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
Cookies can be restricted or blocked through your browser settings. Information on how to do this may be found in your browser’s Help section. In addition, the website www.aboutcookies.org contains detailed information on how to manage cookie settings for a wide variety of browsers. It also provides details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For mobile phone browsers and tablets, you may need to refer to your handset manual.
You should bear in mind that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the websites you visit.
Terms and Conditions
ThisIsDairyFarming.com is owned by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB), a Non-Departmental Public Body established under the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Order 2008 and funded by a statutory levy.
Your use of the ThisIsDairyFarming.com website and the information contained on it is subject to the following terms and conditions. Your continued use of the website indicates that you have accepted them in their entirety and without change. AHDB reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions. Notification of any such amendments will be posted on the ThisIsDairyFarming.com website.
All material included on the website is intended for general information purposes only. It is not intended to be legal or professional advice.
Users should take appropriate action to verify the information provided and should not act or refrain from acting on the information contained on the ThisIsDairyFarming.com website without first verifying the information and obtaining their own legal and/or professional advice.
Information may be changed or updated without notice.
AHDB is providing the ThisIsDairyFarming.com website on an ‘as is’ basis and makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to the ThisIsDairyFarming.com website or its contents and expressly disclaims all such representations and warranties.
In addition, AHDB makes no representations or warranties about the accuracy, completeness or suitability for any purpose of the information and related graphics published on the ThisIsDairyFarming.com website.
The information contained on the ThisIsDairyFarming.com website may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. All liability of AHDB howsoever arising (including negligence) for any such inaccuracies or errors is expressly excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Neither AHDB nor any of its officers, directors, employees or other representatives will be liable for loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the use of the ThisIsDairyFarming.com website. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property (whether or not advised of the possibility of loss) and claims of third parties.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, none of the exclusions and limitations in these terms and conditions shall be deemed to limit your rights as a consumer under local law (if applicable) or other statutory rights which may not be excluded nor in any way to exclude or limit AHDB’s liability to you for its fraud or death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or that of our employees or agents.
AHDB does not accept any liability in connection with any third party sites that can be accessed through the ThisIsDairyFarming.com website and does not endorse, approve or take responsibility for the contents of any such site.
Except where the contrary is expressly stated, the text and graphics and information on the ThisIsDairyFarming.com website is the copyright of AHDB.
Permission is granted to download and print in hard copy parts of the ThisIsDairyFarming.com website for personal, non-commercial use.
Any other use of materials, including but not limited to reproduction or incorporation of the whole or any part of it in any other work or publication whether paper or electronic media or any other form, is prohibited unless the prior written permission of AHDB has been obtained.
Such permission can be requested by contacting [email protected]
In relation to any dispute arising out of use of any AHDB website, the user and AHDB agree to submit exclusively to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.