Privacy Policy


Children’s Food Foundation is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This Privacy Policy (together with our Terms of Use and any other documents referred to in it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, receive from third parties or affiliates, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting (the “Site”) you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

  • In order to provide you with the full range of services on the Site, we will sometimes collect information about you. We will use any personal data collected from the Site in accordance with all laws and regulations of India relating to the protection of personal data including the Information Technology Act 2000 (as may be amended).
  • We collect two types of information:  personal data, which is information that identifies you or can be used to identify or contact you (“Personal Data”), and non-personal data, which cannot be used to identify of contact you, such as demographic information (e.g. age or gender), Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser types, domain names, and other anonymous statistical data involving the use of our Site (“Non-Personal Data”).Personal Data we collect may include your name, email addresses, postal addresses, postcode/ZIP code, telephone number, credit card information, date of birth, user name, and password, and other information either desirable or necessary to provide quality services to our contributors and visitors. We may also collect Personal Data you provide to us (i) on forms you submit to us; (ii) from personal correspondence, such as emails or letters that you send to us; (iii) if you choose to complete any surveys or questionnaires for us, enter a competition or promotion of ours; and/or (iv) participate in forums, discussion boards or other social media functions on the Site.Non-Personal Data we collect may include: (i) technical information, including the IP address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform; and/or (ii) information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number.Lastly, we may receive information about you from third parties, including our business partners, affiliates and other third-party service providers who may collect your Personal Data and Non-Personal Data and share such information with us in accordance with their own privacy policy. Our use of information received from a third party will be dictated by that third party’s privacy policy and not this Privacy Policy.To the extent we are able to do so, we may link your Non-Personal Data with your Personal Data. We may also link information collected online with information we collect offline or that is collected online by third parties including, for example, our business affiliates, subcontractors, advertising networks, analytics providers, and search information providers.“Contribution”, as that term is used in this Privacy Policy, includes all content provided to this Site or uploaded to the Site, e.g. information about activities, videos, clips, photographs, recipes, comments, data posting, competition entries, campaign-related material, and all other user generated material.
  • We do not store credit card or account details nor do we share contributor details with any third parties.
  • Personal Data you are asked to supply during your use of the Site including that which you supply voluntarily and any other information relating to your Contributions (“Your Data”), will be used by us, our affiliates, service providers and other organizations and by subcontractors, employees, agents and advisors (including legal advisors) as follows: (i) in making decisions about whether any Contributions you seek to upload onto the Site should be accepted, rejected or used; (ii) in processing any details you allow us to publish, e.g. your e-mail address in connection with an activity; (iii) to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us (iv) for sending you our newsletter and other information (as further set out in clause 10 below) where you have agreed to this; and/or (v) as set out on the Site or the Terms or other specific terms appearing on the Site. In addition, we may at our discretion disclose this information to the police, regulatory bodies or any legal advisers in connection with any alleged criminal offence or suspected breach of the Terms of Use by you or otherwise where required by law.Non-Personal Data we collect about you will be used by us, our affiliates, service providers and other organizations and by subcontractors, employees, agents and advisors (including legal advisors) as follows: (i) to administer our Site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes; (ii) to improve our Site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer; (iii) to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so; (iv) as part of our efforts to keep our Site safe and secure; (v) to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you; and/or (vi) to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our Site about goods or services that may interest you or them.
  • You may be requested to take part in promotional activity and we reserve the right to use Your Data, photographs and audio and/or visual recordings in any publicity.
  • Except as set out in this Privacy Policy or where we agree otherwise with you (e.g. sending you our newsletter or contacting you in relation to any activities), Your Data will be kept private and confidential, will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent and will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy.
  • Our Site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our Site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Site and also allows us to improve our Site. For more information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookie Policy.
  • The Site contains hyperlinks and allows access to websites owned and/or controlled by third parties who have their own privacy and data collection policies. We strongly advise that you review such policies before using any third party website.  This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by us through the Site and does not apply to information collected through other websites that are accessible through this Site. We strictly do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of any third party website and shall not be responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties. We encourage you to be aware when  you leave the Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that you visit as your use of such third party websites is at your own discretion and risk.
  • We may use your Data to contact you by electronic mail (e.g. by email and/or SMS) about events, special offers, promotions and benefits of the Children’s Food Foundation and affiliated Foundations (“Marketing Communications”), where you have consented to receive such Marketing Communications from us. We may also use third-party social media platforms, including third-party social media websites, to communicate with you. You may receive Marketing Communications from us or a third-party service provider on our behalf. You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You may also unsubscribe from Marketing Communications at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions for the particular mode of communication. Alternatively, if at any time you wish to stop receiving emails or mailings from us, please send us an email to with the phrase “Privacy Opt-Out: Children’s Food Foundation Mailings” in the subject line, or write to us at the address provide below, and we will remove you from our mailing list.
  • The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside India). Your data may also be processed by staff, service providers, and/or contractors operating outside India who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of the service, the processing of your payment details, the delivering of promotional materials, the communication of Marketing Communications, the promotion of our social media presence and activities; and/or the provision of support services. By submitting your Personal Data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.
  • We may share your Personal Data with any member of our group, which may include any subsidiaries.
    We may also share your Personal Data with selected third parties including:
    Business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you.
    Advertisers and advertising networks that require the data to select and serve relevant adverts to you and others. We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users (for example aggregated demographic and statistical information that is not personally identifiable).
    Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our Site.
  • We may disclose your Personal Data to third parties:
    In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your Personal Data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
    If Children’s Food Foundation, or substantially all of its assets, are acquired by a third party, in which case Personal Data held by it about its users will be one of the transferred assets.
    If we are under a duty to disclose or share your Personal Data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or, if, in our reasonable judgment, it is necessary to enforce compliance with our internal policies or the Terms of Use or to protect the Site, our contributors, or others. In connection with a legal action or other proceeding, including without limitation, in response to a court order or a subpoena.
  • We will hold your Data and for as long as is necessary and reasonably required for the relevant service or purpose. We are committed to protecting the security of any Personal Data you provide to us. We maintain commercially reasonable safeguards to maintain the security and privacy of Personal Data that you provide to us. After you have submitted your information online to us, we recommend that you end your browser session before leaving your computer. Additionally, where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone. In spite of these protections, we cannot guarantee the security of any data submitted over the Internet; any transmission is at your own risk. After your information reaches us, however, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
  • If you are under the age of 18, you must have your parent or guardian’s consent before you provide Personal Data on or to the Site. The Site is a general audience site, and we do not knowingly solicit or collect Personal Data from children under 18 years of age. If you are under 18, please do not use the Site or provide any Personal Data about yourself to us without the permission of your parent or guardian. If we learn that we have collected Personal Data from a child under age 18, we will take reasonable measures to delete that information as quickly as possible and to not use such information for any purpose (except where necessary to protect the safety of the child or others as required by law). If you believe that we might improperly have any information from a child under the age 18, please contact us by emailing We strongly encourage parents to teach their children about safe internet use practices.
  • You have the right to access your information held by us and, where necessary, to have it amended. We may charge a reasonable administration fee and you will have to prove your identity. If you would like to update or correct your information or modify your communication preferences, or if you have questions regarding our Privacy Policy or the use of information collected, you can contact us:By Email:
  • We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. Should this Privacy Policy be amended in any way, we will post the amended Privacy Policy on this webpage and, where appropriate, notify you by e-mail or otherwise. As we may make changes from time to time without notifying you, we suggest that you periodically consult this Privacy Policy before using the Site. Your continued use of the Site after the effective date of any modification to the Privacy Policy will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms. All Personal Data held by us shall be governed by the most recent Privacy Policy posted on the Site.


What are Cookies?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit our website. Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

Cookies can be “First Party”, i.e. set by us, or “Third Party” – set by another company to perform the function, for example Google Analytics. See “Use of Cookies by Us” further below for more information.

How can I prevent Cookies being used?

When you first visit our website, unless you change your Cookies Settings, we will continue to set all Cookies on your device. You can find out how to do this for your particular browser by clicking “help” on your browser’s menu or by visiting You can also find information in our cookies table to the right regarding disabling specific cookies.

However, please be aware that should you choose to disable cookies it may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website and some of the website may fail to work.

Use of Cookies by Us

When someone visits our website we collect standard internet log information. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the website. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone.

If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through any of the website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

The list below provides an overview of all the cookies used by our website and the purpose of the cookie.

List of the main cookies used on the Site:


Targeting cookies


These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come from geographically, and the pages they have visited, the devices and browsers the visitor is using.


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This cookie is set as soon as a user loads a page which contains the Hotjar code. The cookie contains a universally unique identifier (UUID) which allows Hotjar to track the same visitor across multiple pages and sessions. This performance cookie allows the website to track pages viewed and improve user experience.

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Last updated 19 July 2017
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