General terms of use

EUFIC - The European Food Information Council is a non-profit organisation and maintains this website to enhance public access to information about food and nutrition.

EUFIC does not accept advertisements on the website.

The material and data provided on or through this website and by EUFIC on other sites, including social media platforms, are intended for general informational and educational purposes only, and are not intended to provide professional or legal advice to any individual or entity. If you need specific advice, you should always consult a suitably qualified professional.

When using this website, please keep the following in mind:

Our goal and duty is to keep this information timely and accurate. If errors are brought to our attention, we will do our best to correct them swiftly. It is also our goal to minimise disruption caused by technical errors, however we cannot guarantee that our service will not be interrupted or otherwise affected by such problems. EUFIC accepts no responsibility with regard to such problems incurred as a result of using this site or any linked external sites.

EUFIC’s website provides links to a number of sites, from top level international and national institutions and organisations. However, providing such hyperlinks does not imply sponsorship. EUFIC does not necessarily endorse those sites listed, nor assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information within those sites. In addition, EUFIC does not endorse any products or services on other websites linked to or from our site. It is our intention to be a source of information, and we hope the information listed here is helpful to you.

Copyright policy and information

* “The EUFIC trade name as well as all domain names containing the EUFIC trade name are the sole and exclusive property of the European Food Information Council with all rights reserved unless otherwise noted. The use of such trade name and/or domain name for commercial purposes, including for labelling purposes, without the written permission of the European Food Information Council is strictly forbidden. You are also advised that the European Food Information Council will enforce its commercial and intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.”

This disclaimer is neither intended to limit the liability of EUFIC in contravention of any requirements laid down in applicable national law, nor to exclude its liability for matters which may not be excluded under that law.

Translations – terms of use

To achieve our aim, EUFIC needs its information to be accessible to the widest possible audience. Currently, EUFIC publishes its material in 13 languages and exercises copyright over its information to ensure that it is used in accordance with the organisation’s aims and principles.

However, EUFIC licenses others to translate that information and to publish their translations for noncommercial dissemination. (Note: Reproduction or translation of substantial portions of the website, or any use other than for educational or other non-commercial purposes, requires explicit, prior authorisation.)

If authorised, the translations should be provided to EUFIC who will approve, produce in-house and provide you with the final version to ensure it meets the standards. Design source files will never be provided.

Changes

EUFIC may revise these terms and conditions at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this page periodically to review the terms and conditions.