Privacy and cookie policy

Sedex is committed to protecting the privacy of its website users and members. Sedex uses any personal information you submit to us in accordance with this policy. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requires us to ensure that any personal information you provide us is processed fairly and lawfully. Sedex is the data controller in relation to any personal information you submit. You can view our privacy policy here.

What do you do with personal information?

Your personal information is only collected when voluntarily submitted by you to us either during the registration process to become a Member or if you contact us for any reason. Sedex uses your personal information to:

  • enable us to provide our service to members
  • provide you with news and other information which you may have requested
  • respond to any request you may make

Any personal information you provide will only be viewed by us and members who have been given permission by you to view this information. Such personal information includes contact name and contact details.

When you use our website or subscribe to our service as a member, you specifically consent to our use of the information that you provide to us in accordance with this policy.

What about “cookies”?

Sedex Global website uses cookies.  By using this or our other websites and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy. Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.

The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.  This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.

There are two main kinds of cookies: Session cookies and Persistent cookies.  Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

Cookies on our website

Sedex Global uses the following cookies on this website, for the following purposes:

  • Web analytics
  • Social analytics
  • Advertising

Google cookies

Sedex Global uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website.  Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers.  The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at:

If you do not wish to accept cookies please e-mail

Access to personal information

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you are entitled to request a copy of any personal information we hold about you.

If you become aware that any personal information we hold about you is inaccurate, you may request that we amend it. Any requests should be made by email.

Third party data processors

Our information technology systems are operated by Sedex and by a third party on our behalf. We endeavour to ensure appropriate security measures are in place to prevent unauthorised disclosure of personal information.

Changes to this statement

Sedex reserves the right to change this statement at any time by posting revisions on the website. This privacy policy is not intended to, and does not, create any contractual or other legal rights.

Other terms of use

Whilst we endeavour to ensure that this site is normally available 24 hours a day, we will not be liable if for any reason the site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

By accessing any part of this site, you shall be deemed to have accepted these terms in full.

These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law.