Privacy Policy

Effective November 28, 2020

This privacy policy explains who we are, how we collect, share and use your Personal Information, and how you can exercise your privacy rights.

Please read this privacy policy carefully! By continuing to interact with (“website“, “service“), you are consenting to the practices described in this privacy policy. And if you do not agree with this privacy policy, please do not access or use our services until you contact us with your concerns so that we may resolve them.

Who we are?

We are Iran Food Machinery Manufacturers Association (“we,” “us,” “our,” and “IFMMA“) with registered office at No. 213, Mahdi-ye-Yekom alley, Jalal-e-Al-e-Ahmad Hwy, Tehran – I.R.IRAN / Post Code: 1464776648. (you can find more contact details about us at

If you are interested to find more information about us and about our history, your can visit:

What data we may collect and why

Our policy is to collect the absolute minimum of information required to enable us to function, and, to use the information provided, solely for the purpose for which it is provided, unless otherwise required by law.

Information collected from IFMMA members.

All IFMMA members provide two classes of information:

a) Public domain information.
Members provide public domain information specifically for publication in the IFMMA Members’ directory and for display on the IFMMA website. This information is a form of advertising and is not considered private. The IFMMA accepts no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the information which is displayed on our website or printed in our directory.

b) Private information.
Each member is required to assign a contact person to whom association communications should be directed. This is a totally personal contact list between the members and the IFMMA. Its’ content is limited to the necessary details to enable the communication to take place.

Information collected from non-members

Commercial information, for the purpose of conducting the affairs of the association:
This data is for business-to-business activities. The information on this database is restricted to the association’s administration for use as needed in the IFMMA’s business activities. It is treated as “commercial in confidence”.

Information collected from all visitors

When you access the IFMMA website, we collect certain information by automated means. This information may include without limitation as follows:

a) Technical Information
Technical Information about your computer or Wireless Device, such as Your IP address, device type, operating system type and version, unique device ID, browser, browser language, domain and other systems information, platform types (collectively, “Technical Information”).

b) Usage Data
Usage statistics about your interaction with the IFMMA website, including pages accessed, time spent on pages, pages visited, search queries, click data, date and time, and other information regarding your use of the IFMMA website (collectively, “Usage Data”).


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Visitor comments also may be checked through an automated spam detection service.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

You can find more information about EXIG GPS at:

Contact forms

When you are filling in the contact form with your data, you would authorizing us to use these details to reply to your requests for information, quotes or any other kind of requests as indicated by the form’s header.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We use Google Analytics to analyze user activity in order to improve the Website. For example, using Google Analytics Cookies we can look at aggregate patterns like the average number of searches that users perform, what keywords users searched, countries and languages. We can use such analysis to gain insights about how to improve the functionality and experience of the website.

You can visit Google Analytics’ Privacy Policy at:

Who we share your data with

We may share your information with third party companies that perform services on our behalf, including for payment processing, order fulfillment, data analysis, marketing services, advertising services (including but not limited to retargeted advertising), e-mail and hosting services, and customer services and support.

These third party service providers may access your personal information, and are required to use it solely as directed by us for the purpose of our requested service.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Additional information

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

IFMMA may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version of this Privacy Policy will govern our use of your information and will be located at Please check back for any updates to this Privacy Policy.