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Terms, conditions and privacy policy

Bell Publishing Terms & Conditions

Who we are

Bell Publishing Ltd, registered company number 03712518. Registered office: 4th Floor Joynes House, New Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0AT.

What we do

Bell Publishing publishes five Business-to-Business (b2b) print magazine titles each with its own individual website: Food and Drink Technology; Confectionery Production; Dairy Industries International, CanTech International and Tea & Coffee Trade Journal. We also publish a stand-alone website called Sweets and Savoury Snacks World.

In addition, we currently organise three events: Tea & Coffee World Cup; Asia CanTech and Euro CanTech.

What we offer

As a b2b publisher, Bell Publishing provides news, analysis, products and services in the industries we serve. We publish news and other content every day on our websites, as well as in downloadable PDF formats, as digital magazines or as print journals.

Certain content on the website is only available to ‘logged-in’ subscribers who have provided some basic information. This information is only used to provide content that is relevant to you. We will never sell this information to any third party. Online access to the full-content digital magazine and back issue archive is only available to our paid subscribers. For more information about purchasing a subscription email info@bellpublishing.com

Intellectual property and copyright

Bell Publishing retains the copyright to any material on our sites, including the text, graphics, code, design and software. None of the content may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed wit­­hout the prior written consent of the copyright holder. However, you can download, copy or print single pages from the websites for personal, non-commercial use. The names, images and logos identifying Bell or third parties and their products and services, are the proprietary marks of Bell, and/or may be the proprietary marks of third parties. Any use made of these marks may be an infringement of rights in those marks and Bell reserves all rights to enforce such rights that it might have.

Usernames and security

When you subscribe, you will be given your own online account to access the online magazine and back issue archive, as well as restricted website pages. Your account is linked to your email address so if you lose your password you can request a reminder, or contact us for help via email. Please keep your password safe and don’t share it with anyone else.

Limitation of liability and indemnity

Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information provided by Bell on its websites, the contents of the sites reflect the opinions of the writers, they are personal to them and are naturally subject to change from time to time. It is the responsibility of users to check the accuracy of relevant facts and opinions given on the sites before entering into any commitment based upon them.

Bell cannot guarantee that your use of its websites will be free from error and/or uninterrupted. Neither we, nor any of the other companies we work with to run these websites, can be held liable for any damages you may incur when using it. This includes any form of download or electronic transfer of data from the site, and you agree that our content is not intended as any kind of official advice, guidance or legal representation. Bell, its directors, its employees and its representatives exclude, in so far as it is legally possible, all liability and responsibility for any damages (other than liability for death or physical injury arising out of the negligence of Bell or its officers) including, but not limited to, indirect or consequential damages, damages for loss of opportunity or chance, or any damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use, data, or profits, whether in action of contract, negligence or other tortious action, arising out of, or in connection with, any information on the websites or any other internet sites or the use thereof.

Individual users and advertisers are solely responsible for the content of advertising and other material which they submit to Bell and for ensuring that such content complies with all relevant legislation. Bell accepts no responsibility for the content of material submitted by third parties, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. If there are any links to third party sites that are not useful, or are inappropriate or harmful in any way, we do not accept responsibility for them – but please let us know immediately and we will remove the links asap. Please remember to check the privacy policies and terms and conditions of use of any third party website as these will not be the same as for this site. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall affect your statutory rights as a consumer.

Site usage

Material may not be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, posted, broadcast or transmitted in any way except for your own personal non-commercial use (including RSS feeds). Copying or storing of any content for other than personal use is expressly prohibited without prior written permission from Bell Publishing Ltd.

The websites may only be used for lawful purposes and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use of or enjoyment of the websites by any third party.

In using the website/services you agree not to:

  • Use any information or material in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent or other proprietary right of any party;
  • Impersonate any person or entity for the purpose of misleading others;
  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations;
  • Use the website/services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the website/services or interfere with any other party’s use of the website/services;
  • Attempt to gain unauthorised access to any of the services, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the website/services through hacking, password mining or any other means.

If you contribute to the sites, through features which may be available, you agree not to contribute material that:

  • Contains anything which is obscene, libellous, pornographic or otherwise objectionable or illegal;
  • Violates or infringe any statutory, common law, copyright design right or any other intellectual property rights of any other person or entity;
  • Contains material, the publication of which would be in breach of confidence or in contempt of Court;
  • Contains viruses or other similar contaminating or destructive features.

Breach of terms

We have the right to terminate access to any or all of the services at any time, without notice, for any reason, including without limitation, breach of these Terms and Conditions. We may also at any time, at our sole discretion, discontinue the website/services or any part thereof without prior notice and we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of access to the website.


The terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any disputes arising from matters relating to the websites shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

If you have any questions about our terms and conditions please contact us at:


Or by post to:

Bell Publishing Ltd
57 Bath Street
DA11 0DF

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.

The sites are: www.bellpublishing.com; www.dairyindustries.com; www.cantechonline.com; www.foodanddrinktechnology.com; www.confectioneryproduction.com; www.sweetsandsavourysnacksworld.com; www.teaandcoffee.net; www.tcworldcup.com; www.euro-cantech.com; www.asia-can.com

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.

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, Adestra MessageFocus, 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 Adestra’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.

Updates to this policy

We will publish any updates to this policy here.

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
Kent DA11 0DF

Email: info@bellpublishing.com
Fax: (+44) 1474 532203

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