Cookie Policy


This cookie policy (“Cookie Policy”) relates to the website  (hereinafter referred to as the “Site” owned by Food Industries Ltd). In this Cookie Policy, “We“, “Us“, “Our“, “Ourselves” and/or “Food Industries” shall refer to Food Industries Limited (C 6217) and “You” and “Your” and “User” refer to an identified or identifiable natural person being the user of this Site and/or client of any of Food Industries’ services. Our full details, including contact details, can be read below.  For more information about how We process Your Personal Data, please read Our Master Privacy Policy.


Our Site uses a technology called “cookies”. A cookie is an element of data (usually a very small file) that a website can send to Your browser, which may then store it on Your computer or mobile device.  These cookies allow Us to correctly operate the Site and/or to provide You with web pages or content that are tailored to You. For example, some cookies remember Your custom preferences. This information can, in some cases, be carried from one visit of our Site (or related site) to the next (for example, to help You avoid having to re-enter certain information when You visit the same page later. Some of these cookies require Your consent (as explained below).

Some cookies are created for each session when You visit Our Site, while others are persistent and may remain for a number of months or years to facilitate Your access to Our Site. 


We absolutely respect Your right to privacy. We use cookies to ensure the fuctionality of our Site and to make Your website experience better. You can remove any cookies already stored on Your computer or mobile device (as explained below) but this may prevent You from using parts of this Site or may cause You to see this message, or part thereof, again.

Apart from the cookies We make use of Ourselves, various third-party cookies may also be stored on Your computer or mobile device, including Google Analytics. We strongly suggest that You read the cookie policies of any such third-party cookies.


We divide cookies into two main categories namely:

1)  ESSENTIAL COOKIES. These are strictly necessary to ensure that the Site functions in Your everyday use of it or for Us to provide You with the service(s) You expect from Us. Cookies used for the sole purpose of carrying out or facilitating the transmission of a communication will also be considered as essential cookies. We do not require Your consent to use such essential cookies but You may still block or delete them.
Some examples of essential cookies as found in the European Commission’s EU Internet Handbook (see are as follows:
  • USER‑INPUTcookies (session-id) such as first‑party cookies to keep track of the User’s input when filling online forms, shopping carts, etc., for the duration of a session or persistent cookies limited to a few hours in some cases
  • AUTHENTICATIONcookies, to identify the User once he has logged in, for the duration of a session
  • USER‑CENTRIC SECURITYcookies, used to detect authentication abuses, for a limited persistent duration
  • MULTIMEDIA CONTENT PLAYERcookies, used to store technical data to play back video or audio content, for the duration of a session
  • LOAD‑BALANCINGcookies, for the duration of session
  • USER‑INTERFACE CUSTOMISATIONcookies such as language or font preferences, for the duration of a session (or slightly longer)
  • THIRD‑PARTY SOCIAL PLUG‑IN CONTENT‑SHARINGcookies, for logged‑in members of a social network
NON-ESSENTIAL COOKIES. These are not required for the essential functioning of the Site, although they may greatly enhance Your experience of using Our Site. For example, non-essential cookies may be used for the following reasons:
  • PREFERENCES. These cookies would remember Your custom preferences. For example, this helps You avoid having to re-enter certain information when You visit the same page later;
  • MARKETING. Here, the cookies would be used to gather information about Your browsing habits allowing Us to provide You with more relevant information and material that would be of interest to You;
  • STATISTICS. These help Us gather information about users on Our Site(s), such as when You first visited the Site and/or how often You access it and at what particular time. These also include cookies that log how You came across the Site, using which search engine or other link.

WE SHALL ONLY PLACE NON-ESSENTIAL COOKIES ON YOUR COMPUTER OR MOBILE DEVICE IF YOU CONSENT TO THAT SPECIFIC CATEGORY OF COOKIE being placed by way of a pop-up on relevant areas of our Site the first time you visit it and possibly subsequently (if necessary) and/or by accepting this Cookie Policy (or other similarly effective mechanism). This will not prevent You from deleting or disabling cookies by modifying Your browser settings as explained below.



The specific cookies we use on our Site are as follows:

Type of cookiePurpose of CookieFirst or Third PartyHow to refuse



Essential Cookies

These are strictly necessary to ensure that the Site functions in Your everyday use of it or for Us to provide You with the service(s) You expect from Us. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, accessing secure areas of the website, logging in or filling in forms.First

Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the services to you, you cannot refuse them.

You can block or alert you  by changing your browser settings, however, as described below in the section “HOW TO DELETE OR DISABLE COOKIES VIA YOUR BROWSER?”


Analytics Cookies


These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. The information gathered does not identify any individual visitor and is aggregated. It includes the number of visitors to our site, the sites that referred them to our site and the pages that they visited on our site. We use this information to help operate our site more efficientlyThird

To refuse these cookies, please follow the instructions below under the heading “HOW TO DELETE OR DISABLE COOKIES VIA YOUR BROWSER?”.

Alternatively, please click on the relevant opt-out link below:

Google Analytics


Functional Cookies


These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation by remembering your choices to improve your experience. This can include remembering your user name, language, region you are in, text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.



To refuse these cookies, please follow the instructions below under the heading “HOW TO DELETE OR DISABLE COOKIES VIA YOUR BROWSER?”.


Social Media Cookies


These cookies are used when you share information using a social media sharing button or “like” button on our sites or you link your account or engage with our content on or through a social networking site such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+. The social network will record that you have done this.FirstTo refuse these cookies, please follow the instructions below under the heading “HOW TO DELETE OR DISABLE COOKIES VIA YOUR BROWSER?”.

first-party cookies are set by the web server of the visited page and share the same domain

third-party cookies are stored by a different domain to the visited page’s domain. This can happen when the webpage references a file, such as JavaScript, located outside its domain.


Even if We obtain Your consent to use non-essential cookies or if We use essential cookies (where we don’t need your consent), You can still control Your settings in Your browser to delete or disable cookies.

If Your browser is NOT configured, by default, to block all or certain cookies, You may manually configure Your browser to either reject all cookies or control which cookies are set on Your computer or mobile device through the Site. Should You wish to reject all or certain cookies used by Our Site, You may modify Your web browser preferences to do so. 

If You reject ALL cookies (including Essential Cookies) then You might be unable to use some of the features or services available on Our Site and You might also experience a lack of full functionality of the Site. 

Usually, the information on how to change Your options regarding cookies can be obtained by referring to Your operating system’s manual or to the ‘Help’ section of Your web browser, or by contacting Your Internet Service Provider.

You may also find all the necessary information on how to make the necessary configuration settings by visiting the following helpful site:  

Please read Our Master Privacy Policy which, among other things, explains all Your rights as a data subject.

For more information please feel free to contact us as indicated below.


Food Industries Ltd is the data controller responsible for processing of Your personal data that takes place via the Site or in the manner explained above.

If You have any questions/ comments about privacy, You should contact Us at: or by writing to Food Industries Limited, 60, South Street, Valletta, Malta, by phoning Us using telephone number (+356) 21312218 (during normal office hours) or by contacting our Data Protection Officer.

Food Industries Ltd’s contact on data protection matters is Carla Florian who can be contacted directly at + 356 21312218


We reserve the right, at Our complete discretion, to change, modify, add and/or remove portions of this Cookie Policy at any time. If You are an existing client with whom We have a contractual relationship You shall be informed by Us of any changes made to this Cookie Policy (as well as other terms and conditions relevant to the Site). We shall also archive and store previous versions of the Cookie Policy for Your review.

As a User of this Site with which We have no contractual relationship or even a lawful way of tracing, it is in Your interest to regularly check for any updates to this Cookie Policy, in the event that Our attempts to notify You of such updates do not reach You.


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