This privacy policy describes The Dairy Council’s current policies and practices with regard to personal data collected by The Dairy Council through this website. This privacy policy is independent from The Dairy Council’s offline personal data collection practices. The term “personal data” refers to personally identifiable information about you, such as your name, e-mail address or mailing address, and any other information that is identified with you personally.

Personal data collected through this website

Other than cookies, as described below, the only personal data The Dairy Council currently collects through this website is the information you voluntarily give us when you use our website.

For example, you may use this site to contact The Dairy Council to order publications. When you fill out a form on our website, you may provide your name and other contact information, including your organisation’s name, your e-mail address, and your mailing address or the mailing address of your organisation or other personal information. When you submit information to us through this website you may (depending on the service you are using) receive a confirmation e-mail.

Use of personal data collected through this website

The Dairy Council uses the personal data information you provide to provide you with the services you request, such as the publications you order and the newsletters you subscribe to. The Dairy Council also uses this information to help us improve the content and functionality of our website, to better understand your requirements, and to improve our products and services.

The Dairy Council may use this information to contact you in the future about our services. If we do so, you will provide instructions allowing you to opt out of receiving future communications.

Similarly, we may provide subscription e-mail services, which enable you to receive current news or related information. For all such services, we will provide an opportunity to cancel your subscription.

Disclosure of your personal data

The Dairy Council may share some or all of the personal data collected through this website with the fulfillment warehouse who dispatch orders for our publications. The fulfillment warehouse needs this information about you in order to perform its function.

Anonymous data collected through this website

In addition to the information you provide when you use this website, The Dairy Council uses technology to collect anonymous information about the use of our website. For example, we use technology to track how many visitors access our website.

This technology does not identify you personally. It simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our website The Dairy Council uses this anonymous data to improve the content and functionality of our website, to better understand our customers and markets, and to improve our services.


A cookie is a small piece of information that is sent to your browser and may be stored on your computer’s hard drive. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. This enables you to decide if you want to accept it or not and whether you are required to accept the cookie to view certain content. The Dairy Council may use cookies to maintain connection with you as you move through a series of web pages. The purpose of cookies in this context is to remember your previous actions and inputs. For example, when ordering publications, the website uses cookies to remember which publications you have ordered as you move through the ordering process. These cookies are temporary and they do not persist between visits to the website.

In addition to temporary cookies, when logging on to the website, you may choose to have the site remember you between visits. This cookie is stored on your computer’s hard drive and identifies you to the website on future visits to save you logging on each time.

Links to other websites

This privacy policy applies only to this website. The Dairy Council website contains links to websites that are not operated by The Dairy Council. These links are provided for your reference and convenience only and do not imply any endorsement of the activities of these third-party websites or any association with their operators. The Dairy Council does not control these websites and is not responsible for their data practices. We urge you to review the privacy policy posted on any site you visit before using the site or providing any personal data about yourself.

Notification of changes to this policy

The Dairy Council is continually improving and adding new functionality and features to its websites and improving and adding to our existing products, services, and programs. Because of these ongoing changes, changes in the law, and the changing nature of technology, The Dairy Council’s data practices will change from time to time. If and when our data practices change, The Dairy Council will amend this policy accordingly.

Last reviewed: 03/2017
Next review due: 03/2019