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We use small files known as ‘cookies’ to enhance your experience of the FoodBev website as follows:
• To facilitate optimal use of the FoodBev website, by means of a temporary ‘session’ cookie. These cookies disappear when your browser session ends.
• In addition we use Google Analytics, an independent measurement and research service from Google. They use cookies and code on the site to gather data regarding the number and frequency of visitors to our site. Both the cookies and the embedded code provide statistical information about visits to pages on the site, the duration of individual page view, paths taken by visitors through the site and other general information. We use this type of information to help us improve our services to you. For further information regarding Google Analytics privacy statement, please see Google’s privacy notice.
• We also use a Cloudflare cookie ( _cfduid) to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. For more information, please read CloudFare’s article here:  and their privacy policy here.
• We use a WordPress cookie (wsal_wp_session) which is added by WordPress Security Audit Log plugin. Please view the WordPress (Automattic Inc) privacy policy here.
• We use ShareThis cookies ( _sharethis and _unam) for social bookmarking. Please view their privacy notice here.
• We use a third party Libsyn cookie (libsyn-paywall) which allows our daily news podcast player to display and function correctly on our site. Please view their privacy notice here.

• We use LinkedIn Insight Tag which creates a browser cookie to track the demographics of visitors to our site. This cookie collects the following metadata (such as IP address, timestamp, page events, page views), and LinkedIn demographic information if there is an active member cookie present. All collected data is encrypted. You can opt out of cookies from LinkedIn by going to your LinkedIn settings page here. Please view their cookie policy here.

The website may provide links to third party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of those websites. Always check the privacy policies of any sites you visit.

How do I change my cookie settings?
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. You’ll find an option within your internet browser to clear cookies that have already been set, just use the help feature in your browser to see how. Google Analytics offer an opt-out browser add-on. If you’d like to opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, you can install their opt-out browser add-on by clicking here.

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