Privacy policy

Bell Publishing Ltd Privacy Policy

By accessing or using the Bell Publishing Limited website, or those websites operated by Bell Publishing, you agree to the terms of the Bell Publishing Limited Privacy Policy, as outlined below. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not access or use these sites.

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Bell Publishing Ltd is registered to collect and process personal data under the Data Protection Act 2018. This privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you give when you use these websites. We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check the section highlighted below under the heading ‘Updates to this policy’, to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

Updates to this policy

This policy was updated on 1 May 2020, to reflect our new email marketing provider Mailchimp and include a link to Mailchimp’s Privacy Notice. We also added two new events websites that we publish, for the World Confectionery Conference and CanTech The Grand Tour.

Who we are

Bell Publishing Ltd is an international Business-to-Business publishing and events company. Our magazines, websites and newsletters enable our readers to stay connected with their industries and our advertisers and partners to connect with decision makers through print and online advertising, sponsorship, and direct marketing.

Bell Publishing Ltd is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (the UK’s independent body set up to uphold information rights) as a data controller. Registration number: ZA459034.

Our registered business address is

Bell Publishing Ltd

Registered address:
First Floor,
Buckhurst House,
42/44 Buckhurst House,
TN13 1LZ

Telephone: +44 (0) 1474 532202

Registration Number in the Data Protection Register: ZA459034.
Company number: 03712518 VAT ID: GB 211262560

Information we collect

Through the course of ordering subscriptions, newsletters, downloading media kits or other information from our website, we will ask for delivery, billing, and contact information. These are necessary for the fulfilment of subscriptions and other services in our Business-to-Business publishing and events company. We will ask for contact information, such as e-mail address, physical address and phone number. Also, an e-mail address is necessary for us to send you e-mail confirmation of your subscription and for you to access the online digital magazine and back issue archive.

We will not sell this information and we will only share it if absolutely necessary for the fulfilment of your order or in accordance with law.

What we do with the information collected

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with information on the products or services you have requested. Your information may also be stored in a CRM system for internal record keeping. The aim is always to be relevant, fair, honest, responsible and respectful towards your privacy.

Sharing your information with others

We will use your information within Bell Publishing Ltd, in order to provide the service and/or product you have requested.

We may use your information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find relevant and interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen. We will disclose your information to third parties when the disclosure is required or permitted by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies).

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Cookies used by our website:

  • Ensure that functionality operates as intended remember your choices and preferences during and between visits.
  • Allow you to share pages via social network widgets like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
  • Allow you to interact with our website by leaving comments or opinions post enquiries via our Anti-Spam enquiry form.
  • Track your visit for statistical analysis, allowing us to improve the usability, speed and security of our website.

Cookies are not used to:

  • Collect any personal identifiable information (without your express permission).
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission).
  • Pass data to advertising networks.
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties.
  • Pay sales commissions.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links or references to other websites to which this Privacy Policy does not apply. If you click on these links to leave our site, you should note that we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide whilst visiting those sites. We suggest you always look at the privacy statement of any other website you visit.

Google Analytics

Our websites use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browse. However, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.


We use a third-party provider, Mailchimp, to deliver our e-newsletters. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see Mailchimp’s Privacy Notice.

Social media

We do not control how your personal information is collected, stored or used by social media sites. You should review the privacy policies and settings on any social networking site that you subscribe to so that you understand the information they may be sharing. Bell Publishing Ltd is not responsible for how these third party sites may use information collected from or about you.


Bell Publishing Ltd treats all the data held with the utmost care and security. We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Contact Us / Updating your personal information

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for marketing purposes, you may also change your mind at any time by notifying us via email. Please help us to keep our records up-to-date by notifying us of any changes to the information we hold.

You have the right to access and correct your personal information and privacy preferences. Should you wish to do this, please confirm in writing to us either by letter or fax to the following address:

Bell Publishing Ltd
57 Bath Street
DA11 0DF

Email: [email protected]
Fax: (+44) 1474 532203

Please include your name, company name, address, and e-mail address when you contact us.