All personal information collected and used from the
UKFEX site will be processed in accordance with
the 1998 Data Protection Act.
References in this policy to "UKFEX" also
apply to its sister channels on these web sites.
In order to place a listing on the UKFEX web
site, you will need to register. We will require you to
supply your name, telephone number, e-mail address,
postal address and postcode. You will also be required
to supply payment details. Registrants are also
presented with the option of supplying their mobile
number, and further additional information.
In order to conduct an product search on the UKFEX web site, we will require you to supply a
selection of identifying criteria matching your chosen
article, for example make, price, specification.
USE OF INFORMATION
UKFEX is part of UK Food Exports and information supplied in this site may be shared
within the company. When you register with our site, we
ask you whether you would like to receive our email
newsletters detailing changes to the site, offers and
services from third party companies via email and/or via
post that we feel may be of interest to you. You have
the ability to opt-out of receiving all or any of these
offers during registration.
We have taken measures to ensure that information
supplied to us is held securely. As a consequence - we
may occasionally request proof of identity before
allowing access to your personal information.
You have the right to access all personal information
supplied to UKFEX and rectify any
inaccuracies on the information held (a charge of £10
may be administered). Further enquiries should be made
to enquiries[at]ukfex.co.uk or UKFEX, UK Food Exports,
UK Food Exports, UKFEX House, 38 Cloisters Avenue,
Barrow-in-Furness, LA13 0BA.
If you wish to access your personal details as held by
UKFEX, a charge of ?10 will be made.
Amendments and Updates to this policy may be made from
time to time. Any revisions will be posted on this page
so you will always be aware of what information we
Telephone numbers and email addresses supplied as part
of a company listing will be published within the
relevant listing for the duration of the booking, to
enable a potential buyer to contact the seller. The
postcode is collected in order to provide a positioning
on each listing within our database, thereby enabling
potential buyers and yourselves to locate the listing
Credit card information is used solely for the purpose
of payment processing. UKFEX retains no
record of credit card details.
Postcodes and listing information are collected in order
to provide a relevant match of listings against a
specified search. The inclusion of the postcode enables
us to provide the potential buyer with a range of
listings within a chose locality, as well as providing a
complete source of potential client details.
Email addresses are collected in order to send
registrants their chosen password, providing them with
online access to their registration details (available
within their section on the website). The user can
access this information at any time in order to update
their details or change the option on whether they would
like to receive communication from UKFood or
selected third parties. Other registration information
is collected in order:
- To generate an overall audience profile of visitors
using the UKFEX web site. This information
is then used to assist in developing relevant content on
the site as well as ensuring that advertisers looking to
reach specific audience groups are encouraged to place
their stock or promotions on the site.
- To support our E-alerts functionality - whereby
visitors to our site can store settings on listing
searches on the UKFEX web site, unless a
visitor supplies their email address, we are unable to
send such alerts.
By providing limited access to all our search fields,
notably free text entry boxes, we are able to limit the
impact on the performance of our search engine during
periods of intense user activity.
When you visit our web site we issue a "cookie" or
unique identification code that enables us to recognise
your computer and store settings to help facilitate your
use of our site.
If your computer is configured to accept cookies we will
be able to provide time saving functionality such as:
- The ability to pre-fill the search form with your
postcode, thus preventing the need to re-input it each
time you need to run a search.
- Unhindered access to all the fields within our
advanced search settings.
- Ready access to an online record on past
advertisements you may have placed via the site.
- Access to our E-alert functionality.
Please note you need to enable cookies in your browser
in order to place an advert. For further information on
cookies or for details on how to delete them or refuse
their installation on your computer, please visit
To enable the delivery of functionality that improves
the ease and speed of using the UKFEX web
- To enable us to track the relative demand for
different types of listing on the site. Such information
enables us to better target advertising at users
searching for specific listings.
- To enable us to track the relative popularity of
disparate parts of our site. This in turn enables us to
concentrate our efforts on developing those parts of the
site that are generating the greatest consumer demand.