Terms and Conditions


These terms and conditions govern your use of our website. Please read the terms in full before you use this Website. If you do not accept these terms, please do not use this Website. Using the Website implies that you accept these terms. We do occasionally update these terms so please refer back to them in the future.

Site access

You will be able to access the majority of this Website without having to register any details with us.

Use of website

You are permitted to use our website for your own purposes and to print and download material from this Website provided that you do not modify any content without our consent. Material on this website must not be republished online or offline without our permission. The copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on this Website are owned by us or our licensors and must not be reproduced without our prior consent.

Site uptime

We take all reasonable steps to ensure that this Website is available 24 hours every day, 365 days per year. However, websites do sometimes encounter downtime due to server and, other technical issues. Therefore we will not be liable if this website is unavailable at any time. This Website may be temporarily unavailable due to issues such as system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our control. Where possible we will try to give our visitors advance warning of maintenance issues but shall not be obliged to do so. 

Visitor conduct

With the exception of personally identifiable information, the use of which is covered under our privacy policy, any material you send or post to this Website shall be considered non-proprietary and not confidential. Unless you advise to the contrary we will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use such material for any and all purposes. When using this website you shall not post or send to or from this Website any material: 

for which you have not obtained all necessary consents;

​that is discriminatory, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, liable to incite racial hatred, in breach of confidentiality or privacy, which may cause annoyance or inconvenience to others, which encourages or constitutes conduct that would be deemed a criminal offence, give rise to a civil liability, or otherwise is contrary to the law in the United Kingdom;  ​

which is harmful in nature including, and without limitation, computer viruses, Trojan horses, corrupted data, or other potentially harmful software or data. 

​Links to and from other websites

Any links to third party websites located on this Website are provided for your convenience only. We have not reviewed each third party website and have no responsibility for such third party websites or their content. We do not endorse the third party websites or make representations about them or any material contained in them. If you choose to access a third party website linked to from this Website, it is at your own risk. If you would like to link to this Website, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, any page on this Website, and subject to the following conditions:

you do not in any way imply that we are endorsing any services or products unless this has been specifically agreed with us;

you do not misrepresent your relationship with us or present any false information about us;

you do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and

your website does not contain content that is offensive, controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or does not comply in any way with the law in the United Kingdom.

If you choose to link to our website you shall fully indemnify us for any loss or damage suffered as a result of your actions.


We take all reasonable steps to ensure that the information on this Website is correct. However, we do not guarantee the correctness or completeness of material on this Website. We may make changes to the material on this Website at any time and without notice. The material on this Website may be out of date, or on rare occasions incorrect and we make no commitment to ensure that such material is correct or up to date. The material at this Website is provided without any conditions or warranties of any kind. To the maximum extent permitted by law, we provide access and use of this website on the basis that we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions which but for these Terms may have effect in relation to this Website.

Exclusion of liability

Neither we nor any other party (whether or not involved in producing, maintaining or delivering this Website), shall be liability or responsible for any kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party as a result of your or their use of our website. This exclusion shall include servicing or repair costs and, without limitation, any other direct, indirect or consequential loss, and whether in tort or contract or otherwise in connection with this Website. Nothing in these Terms shall exclude or limit liability for (i) death or personal injury caused by negligence (as defined by the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977); (ii) fraud; (iii) misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter; or (iv) any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under the law of the United Kingdom.

Governing jurisdiction

This Legal Notice shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Any dispute(s) arising in connection with this Legal Notice are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of England and Wales

Privacy policy


This Privacy Notice gives you information about how we process personal information we come into contact with. This notice is relevant to all website users, on the desktop version and mobile version of the website. When this privacy policy mentions “We”, “Us”, “Our”, all of the following terms refer to the BRITISH EGG INDUSTRY COUNCIL with registered offices at 22 City Road, London, England, EC1Y 2AJ. The company number is 02022235. If you would like more information with regards to the way your data is processed or if you would like to exercise your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation, please get in contact with [email protected] or 0207 052 8899.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

From time to time we may amend this privacy policy to fall in line with changes to legislation, including but not limited to the General Data Protection Regulation 2016, the Data Protection Act 2018 and the Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulation 2016. Please note that this Privacy Notice may also change in the event that more functionalities or features are added to this website. Amendments to this policy will be shown on our website.

Personal Data & Information we process

‘Personal data’ is defined in law as any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person. We do not collect or amass data that can be used to identify you from this website, we collect information pertaining to visits to the site, number of unique users (visitors), engagement statistics (visit duration, bounce and pages visited), approximate geographic location and basic demographics such as age bracket and general interests. We have a legitimate interest to collect this data and is therefore our legal grounds for processing, our legitimate interests are described in how we use the information we collect.

How do we Use the Information We Collect / process about you?

The information that we collect and process about you is used for the following:

To understand the website usage

To improve the website performance

To maintain our SEO ratings and other digital channels

To provide more appropriate content

To enhance the browsing experience

To understand what areas of the website are clicked on (through the use of a “heatmap”)

Social Media

We use social media to keep you informed about our products and services and also about news that may be of interest to you. We use Facebook and Twitter social media services to achieve this, if you do not wish to receive this information you may unsubscribe from the feed on the relevant social media platform.

Data Retention

The length of time we retain your data will depend on the purpose for which we process it, but generally speaking we don’t retain data for more than 26 months.

Third Party Sharing

We will never sell or pass on your details to others for marketing or advertising purposes. It may be necessary to provide your information onto a 3rd party for the delivery of a service that you have requested but we will always ensure that the appropriate safeguards are in place to protect your information prior to transferring. Egg Info may share information with parties on our authorised vendors list, our consultants, our staff or providers of services to us, this currently includes NexusPR, New Story Studio, Total Media, Google and the British Egg Industry Council, Hotjar. Please note that those website have their own privacy notice and therefore we would advise you to read them to understand how those third parties process your data. Where we believe there is a need to investigate, prevent or report illegal activities, suspected fraud, issues pertaining to threats to the physical safety of any person we may pass your information onto other 3rd parties including but not limited to The Metropolitan Police, City Of London Police, Serious Fraud Office and the Information Commissioner’s Office. Where data is transmitted internationally, outside of the EEA, we shall ensure that enforceable binding contracts are in place in the absence of a suitable data protection legislation. We will not conduct business where there is neither an enforceable contract nor a suitable data protection legislation.


Egg Info utilises technical controls such as anti-virus, firewalls, encryption, 2 factor authentication and role based access to help protect information from loss, destruction, misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure.

Other Sites

Our website may contain links to other sites that are not controlled by us; therefore we are not responsible for the content or use of these services, although we always strive to vet our vendors and those we are associated with, the use of services outside our control is at your own risk. We cannot accept any responsibility for damages incurred by those websites and links. Such damages include but are not limited to: data loss, data exfiltration, unauthorised intrusion, virus infection, malware infection, hardware damage. The use of any external link or website is at your own discretion.

Child Data and Special Categories of data

This website has several sections targeted towards children. However, no data is processed that allows for identification of those under 18.

Updating Your Personal Information

As we do not hold or process data that can be used to identify you, we cannot provide a facility for you to update personal details.

Rights, Contact and Other

You have many rights under the GDPR, they are defined as below:

The right to be informed

The right of access

The right to rectification

The right to erasure

The right to restrict processing

The right to data portability

The right to object

Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.

We are committed to providing excellent service, however if you have a complaint about your privacy or the use of your personal data then please email [email protected] or call us on 0207 052 8899.

When an access request is submitted to us, we must verify your identity before any data can be sent to you. If we cannot confirm your identity, we reserve the right to nullify the access request.

If you would like to learn more about the current regulations and legislations about data protection, please refer to the following links:

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulation (PECR)

For any concerns with regards to your personal data, please contact the Information Commissioner’s Officer at the following link: