Privacy Policy


This policy describes the personal data we collect about you as a visitor/user and how this information is used. If you have any questions regarding this Policy, please contact privacy@ifif.org.

The International Feed Industry Federation a.s.b.l. (hereafter ‘IFIF’) is an international non-profit organisation, registered at 7 rue Alcide de Gasperi, L-1013 Luxembourg, R.C.S. Luxembourg F 4.483.

General Data Protection Regulation

We respect the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of 14 April 2016. IFIF is the data controller of this website.

If, at any time, you do not agree or have objections to the Privacy Policy, you should immediately discontinue use of this Site. You can also ask us to delete the data we hold on you and please see 'your rights' below for more details.

1. Collection of Personal data

You are not required to provide any personal data (‘Personal data’) on any areas of the Site. However, you may choose to voluntarily provide us with Personal data about yourself, for example your name, postal address, email address, telephone number and/or other information, for various purposes.

Personal data submitted by you will be used to allow us, our employees, agents, consultants and sub-contractors to process your request for the purpose for which you give your consent, for example, to send you newsletters, respond to your inquiries, provide surveys, or send you other news, information, or publications. IFIF does not collect or store data of a sensitive nature.

2. Collection of Aggregate Information

We may also collect aggregate information and statistics (“Aggregate Information”) for the purpose of monitoring the Site usage in order to help us develop the Site and our services. These statistics are non-personally identifiable / anonymous information about you and will therefore not include information that can be used to identify any individual.

When you use this Site, IFIF may consequently collect certain information about your computer. For example, we may log environmental variables, such as browser type, operating system, CPU speed, referring or exit webpages, and location information. We do not match such information with any other information.

3. Data collection and use

IFIF collects your Personal data in order to:

  • Record, support and facilitate your participation in relevant events
  • Contact and communicate with you (Ex. Send responses to inquiries, regular newsletters, surveys to improve our materials, etc.)
  • Verify compliance with legal requirements of applicable laws, rules and regulations.

The collection of Personal data by IFIF will be limited to what is necessary for the purposes of collection. If the Personal data is collected and processed for other purposes, your consent will be obtained before or at the time it is collected.
IFIF will collect, process or disclose your Personal data only with your consent, except where required or permitted by law.

You may withdraw your consent at any time by sending an email to privacy@ifif.org.

IFIF keeps your Personal data only as long as needed for the purposes for which it is originally collected or to which you have subsequently consented and for legitimate purposes (such as legal compliance).

IFIF does not sell, trade or transfer otherwise your personal data to any third parties other than to our agents, consultants and sub-contractors who assist us in running this Site and related services, and who are subject to security and confidentiality obligations. We only work with third parties that strictly comply with local data protection laws and the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679.

IFIF will observe applicable law and take reasonable steps to ensure that any person or entity receiving or accessing your Personal data for the purposes described here above are obligated to protect and keep secure the Personal data.

4. Cookies

IFIF does not use cookies on this Site other than the first-party cookie “Google Analytics” which allows tracking visitor interactions, giving us insights into this Site traffic and effectiveness. All data collected with the Google Analytics cookie is anonymous (such as browser information, date/time, demographic data, page views, etc.) or pseudonymous (such as IP address). These data are non-personally identifiable / anonymous information about you and will therefore not include information that can be used to identify any individual. You may set your browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. To enable or disable cookies, you may change your browser settings.

5. Data Security

We will keep your information confidential and secure and use it in accordance with our internal procedures covering the storage, access and disclosure of information, and all applicable laws. IFIF has implemented physical, technical and administrative safeguards reasonably designed to protect your Personal data.

6. Your Rights

IFIF will keep your Personal data as accurate, complete and up-to-date as necessary for the purposes for which it is collected and processed.

You have the right to:

  • Access the information we hold about you
  • Have any inaccurate information corrected
  • Have any part or all of your data deleted
  • Object to/restrict the processing of your information.
  • Request an export of your data
  • Ask any questions about our data processing policies.

To do so, please send your request to privacy@ifif.org.

7. Links to Other Sites

This Site may contain links to other websites which may have their own privacy policy. IFIF,  its employees, agents, consultants and sub-contractors have no responsibility for those websites and we provide these links solely for your convenience. These websites may send their own cookies and collect/process personal data in a way inconsistent with this Privacy Policy. Any access of third party websites you choose to make is entirely at your own risk and subject to the privacy policy of such websites. We encourage you reviewing the privacy policies of any third-party websites.

8. Social Media Links

This Site may provide links to IFIF’s social media channels which have been created to share information with you and to allow you to communicate with us and about us. By accessing such social media channels, you acknowledge that you will comply with the terms of such social media platforms, IFIF’s Terms of Use and that you consent to the privacy policies of such social platforms. You understand and acknowledge that you are responsible for whatever Personal data you submit to such social media platforms. IFIF does not collect any of your Personal data you post and share on social media platforms. On this Site, IFIF only provides links to its social media channels and does not use social plug-ins (imbedded buttons or widgets on a website provided by social media service providers).

We welcome your views about our Site and our Privacy Policy. If you would like to contact us with any queries or comments or to exercise your rights in accordance with this Privacy Policy, please send an email privacy@ifif.org.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 25 May 2018

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