Terms of use

This website (www.farmer.arla.com) is brought to you by Arla Foods UK plc. If you have any comments or queries, please contact us at farming@arlafoods.com or by writing to us at Arla Foods UK, Arla House, 4 Savannah Way, Leeds Valley Park, Leeds, LS10 1AB. Our registered number is 2143253. 

You are invited to use the www.farmer.arla.com website (“the website”) on the basis of the terms and conditions of use set out below.

Terms of use

By entering and using the website you are deemed to have read and accepted these terms of use and you agree to comply with them. If you do not accept these terms of use or any part of them, you should not enter or use the website.

We recommend that you print of copy of these terms of use for future reference.

Arla Foods may modify these terms of use from time to time. The changes will be binding upon you. Your continued use of this website following such change demonstrates your agreement to be bound by the modified terms of use. Nothing on these terms and conditions will serve to exclude any statutory rights which you may have.

We advise you to often check the terms of use on this website. If you do not agree to any of the terms of use, then you must immediately stop using this website.

1. Accuracy of content

Arla Foods makes every effort to ensure that the content of the website is accurate and up-to-date, but Arla Foods does not offer any warranties (whether express, implied or otherwise) as to the reliability, accuracy or completeness of the information appearing on the website and Arla is under no obligation to update any information on it.

Arla Foods may remove material from the website at its own discretion and without giving any notice.

Any information on the website is provided for general information only.  

2. Intellectual property

You acknowledge and agree that all copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property rights in the website, website content, software and all HTML and other code contained in this website, shall remain at all times vested in Arla Foods and/or its licensors and is protected by copyright and other laws and international treaty provisions.

Users may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, redistribute, reproduce, publish, make available to the public, license, commercially exploit, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any material which may be displayed on the website from time to time without first obtaining permission to do so from Arla Foods in writing.

The website and its contents are protected by copyright, database right and other intellectual property rights, all of which are owned by Arla Foods unless stated otherwise. Without limiting the foregoing, copying or reproducing the above listed materials to any other server or location for publication, reproduction or distribution is expressly prohibited.

All logos, trademarks, service marks appearing on the website are either owned by Arla Foods or Arla Foods has obtained permission from the owner to use the mark on the website. You acknowledge that you have no ownership rights in and to any of those marks.

If you wish to obtain permission to make use of any of the marks or other material, which may be displayed on the website from time to time, please contact farming@arlafoods.com.

Any use of any content on the website will be at your own risk. 

3. Prohibition on commercial use of website content

You are permitted to use the material, which is displayed on the website from time to time only as expressly authorised by Arla Foods or its licensors.

This website is intended to provide information and content relating to Arla Foods and its farmer suppliers  and is designed for personal, non-commercial use only.

Users may not use this website, or any of the material appearing on the website from time to time to further any commercial purpose, including (but not limited to) advertising or to promote or generate activity on any other website.

4. Linking

Arla Foods may from time to time include links on this website to other websites or resources operated by parties other than Arla Foods. These links are provided for the convenience of users and Arla Foods is not responsible for the availability of such external websites and does not endorse or accept responsibility for the content of such external websites or resources and has no responsibility for any losses or damage that may arise as a result of any linking to any pages on any linked websites or from your use of them. Arla Foods has no control over the terms of use or privacy policy (if any) of the operators of the external websites.

You are strongly advised to check the terms and conditions of use and the privacy policies of these external websites before entering or making use of them.

5. User generated content

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to the website, post, or transmit through or otherwise make available on the website, messages, text, illustrations, files, images, graphics, photos, comments, sounds, music, videos, information, content, and/or other materials ("User Content") or to make contact with other users of our website, you must comply with these terms of use.  

You agree that you will not submit any User Content protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, or other intellectual property, personal, contractual, proprietary or other right owned by a third party without the express permission of the owner of the respective right. You are solely liable for any damage resulting from your failure to obtain such permission or from any other harm resulting from User Content that you submit.

You represent, warrant, and undertake that you will not submit any User Content that:

  • violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, including, but not limited to, any copyright, trademark, moral right, or other third party right of any person or entity;
  • impersonates another or is illegal, unlawful, threatening, abusive, libellous, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, obscene, harassing or otherwise objectionable;
  • the licensed use by Arla Foods of the User Content would result in Arla Foods having any obligation or liability to any party.

You represent, warrant and undertake that the User Content is accurate and factually correct. We assume no responsibility for the accuracy of the User Content.

Where you submit User Content you agree, by submitting that User Content, to grant to Arla Foods a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, exclusive, licence and sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, play, make available to the public, and exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to the User Content worldwide and/or to incorporate the User Content in other works in any media now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in the content. If you do not want to grant to Arla Foods  the rights set out above, please do not submit your User Content to Arla Foods.

Further, by submitting your contribution to Arla Foods, you waive any moral rights in the User Content posted or uploaded by you for the purposes of its submission to and publication on the website.

We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our website constitutes a violation of their rights, including intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We have the right to remove any User Content from the website. 

The views expressed by other users on our website do not represent our views or values. 

Limitation of liability

The Internet is by its nature an unreliable medium. Consequently, you accept that this website is offered on an “as is” and “as available” basis, excluding any warranties of any kind, either express or implied to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law.

Arla Foods takes all reasonable steps to ensure that the website is properly functioning at all times but Arla Foods does not warrant that this website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this website or the server that makes it available are free of software viruses or bugs or other defects.

While Arla Foods does not exclude liability for death or personal injury caused by Arla Foods' negligence or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited by law, you accept that Arla Foods will not be liable to you for any loss or damage whether in contract, tort (including negligence) breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising  in connection with use of, or inability to use, the website, as a result of visiting this website or making use of the information available on the website, in particular we will not be liable for:

  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
  • business interruption; 
  • loss of anticipated savings; 
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage

You must take your own precautions (including, but not limited to installing adequate protective measures to guard against software viruses and ensuring that you retain up-to-date copies of all data) to protect yourself against loss or damage.

These terms of use do not affect your statutory rights or your legal rights as a consumer.

You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our website, the server on which our website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our website. You must not attack our website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the computer misuse act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our website will cease immediately.

6. Privacy policy

Our Privacy Policy is available here. This policy applies to your use of the website and sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us.

7. Governing law

These terms of use (its subject matter and formation, including any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and by agreeing to abide by these terms of use, you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.