Privacy Policy

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Website Privacy

FoodYouCanTrust is committed to protect privacy on this website and is sensitive to the need to protect personal information.

FoodYouCanTrust will make arrangements that are consistent with all legal requirements and interests of individual privacy.

This page explains the type of information that is collected by FoodYouCanTrust when users access its website, how such information is used, under what circumstances and to whom it may be disclosed and describes security measures in place on the website.

If you have any privacy concerns about the website, you should direct them to the Web Manager by emailing

Clickstream and site visit data

A record of your visit to the main pages of this site is made and the following information is logged for statistical purposes:

  • the user’s server address
  • the user’s top level domain name (e.g. com., gov., au., uk., etc.)
  • the date and the time of the visit to the site
  • the type of browser used
  • the operating system
  • the previous site visited
  • the search engines and queries used to access this site.

No attempt is made to identify individual users or their browsing activities except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the log file.


A cookie is a small piece of information that is placed on the user’s hard drive while navigating a website. When a user revisits a website, the cookie allows that site to recognise the user’s browser.

Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor user experiences. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Google Analytics is used by FoodYouCanTrust to obtain statistics on how the websites are used. Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (Google) which uses ‘cookies’ to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form.

The information generated by the cookie about use of the relevant website is transmitted to and stored by Google on its servers outside of Australia. Google uses this information to compile reports on website usage – such as volume of new and return visitors, which pages are the most popular and sources of website traffic. No personally identifying information about any user is recorded or provided to Google.

Users can opt out of Google Analytics if they disable or refuse the cookie, disable JavaScript or install the opt-out browser add-on available from the Google Analytics website along with details on installing and uninstalling that add-on.

Links to other sites

This website contains links to other sites. FoodYouCanTrust is not responsible for the content and the privacy practices of other websites and encourages you to examine each site’s privacy policy and make your own decisions regarding the accuracy, reliability, and correctness of material and information found.

Email and message management

When a user subscribes to our “Friends of Farmers” membership service, FoodYouCanTrust collects your name and email address.

For the management of subscription messages, FoodYouCanTrust uses third party providers and may upload to these the names and email addresses of subscribers. This information is used by those providers only on behalf of and under the instructions of FoodYouCanTrust.

FoodYouCanTrust will also record your email address if you send it an email message using our websites contact form.

Email messages may be monitored by FoodYouCanTrust’s technology services staff for system trouble-shooting and maintenance purposes.

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