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Information we collect and how it is used

The British Nutrition Foundation does not capture and store any personal information about individuals who access this web site, except (1) where you voluntarily choose to give us your personal details via email or the feedback form, or by enquiring about or ordering any of our services or publications; (2) register for an event; and/or (3), where you subscribe to one of our newsletters.

For publications, training and events, the data supplied is only used by BNF to process and fulfil the order (as it is a contract with BNF). Data is stored securely on and is accessed only by authorised BNF staff to process and fulfil the order. After two years, completed orders are deleted from  Data collected is not used for any other purpose than fulfilling the order received. BNF uses PayPal as its payment merchant. The privacy policy for PayPal can be found here

When individuals register for BNF newsletters, the data supplied is only used by BNF to send specific newsletters, e.g. BNF News or BNF Education News. Newsletters contain information such as nutrition news and updates, education news, new or updated BNF resources, events and training opportunities. Individuals can view and update their information via a link in the newsletter email, as well as unsubscribe at any time. Registration for newsletters is via Your Mailing List Provider (click here for their terms of service and data policy).

We do not pass any of your personal information to outside organisations and/or individuals, except with your express consent (for example, if you register for BNF Healthy Eating Week and consent for your address to be used to send you posters). Data shared is encrypted. (For BNF Healthy Eating Week, registration is via Google Forms – click here for their business and data compliance.)

The British Nutrition Foundation does not send cookies from this site and only monitors IP addresses of visitors to assess which pages are the most popular. Your IP address is automatically collected when you visit the site because your IP address needs to be recognised by the server. We use your IP address to record general site usage information and browsing preferences, but not to track your individual visit. We do not identify individual users in this sort of research. By using this website and by submitting information to us via this website you give your consent that any your personal data collected by us via this website (e.g. newsletter subscriptions and orders) may be processed by us for the purposes set out in this data privacy policy.

Access your data

You have a right to know about the personal information that the British Nutrition Foundation holds about you. You also have the right to have your data corrected or deleted.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, please contact the BNF at the address below. All requests will be acknowledged and processed within one month. This includes what data we hold, how it is used, amends and removal. BNF regularly deletes data which is no longer required.

If you require any further information about data protection and privacy rights in the UK, please visit The Information Commissioner website.


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The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 (the Regulations) cover the use of cookies and similar technologies for storing information, and accessing information stored, on a user’s equipment such as their computer or mobile. Amendments to the regulations came into effect on 25 May 2011 The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 make it compulsory for websites to inform users if cookies are being used, and to provide some information on how cookies are used.

You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but parts of the site will not work.

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The information on this site is for your information only. We take every step to try and ensure that the information on the site is accurate and complete, but the BNF will not be responsible for any loss suffered or incurred as a result of any reliance placed on the site or its contents. The site contains links to other sites, but this is not an endorsement of the organisations they depict or their products or services. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for any of the material contained on any third party web site.

All material on this site is © British Nutrition Foundation 2018, unless otherwise stated. You may browse the site and print copies of extracts for personal use, but not for redistribution without our written consent.

The advice provided on this site is generic in nature. The British Nutrition Foundation cannot provide personalised dietary or lifestyle advice. If you require individually tailored advice regarding food, nutrition and lifestyle then contact your own GP or a dietitian.

Contact information

British Nutrition Foundation

New Derwent House

69-73 Theobalds Road





Phone: 020 7557 7930



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A charity registered in Scotland – SC040061 251681

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