Terms of Use & Privacy


International Federation of Spirits Producers Ltd (IFSP) is responsible only to the extent of its ability regarding the information made available on its website. IFSP has done its best to ensure the accuracy of the information made available on this website, but cannot be held responsible for errors, omissions or any consequences arising out of the use of this information. In particular, the availability of hypertext connections can induce the use of other sites in order to obtain information required and the IFSP has no control over material contained on other such sites.

Legal Notice

Any use by you of this site is subject to your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out in this legal notice. Please also see our privacy statement.

If you do not accept these terms and conditions please leave the site now. This site is made available by the International Federation of Spirits producers (IFSP) - referred to in this notice as "we" or "us" and all Rights in the text, images, sound and other material are owned by us.

We may amend this legal notice from time to time without notice.

No liability

To the fullest extent permitted by law we hereby exclude all liability for any loss or damage (including but not limited to direct, indirect, economic or consequential loss or damage) suffered by you as a result of your use of the site, or of any materials provided on it or downloaded from it, or your inability to use this site, or any error in the provision of this site, or any computer virus transmitted through this site, whether such loss or damage arises from our negligence or otherwise and even if we are expressly informed of the possibility of such loss or damage.

Your responsibility

You should always verify the information contained in this site with independent authorities before acting on it. It is your responsibility to use virus checking software on any material downloaded from this site and to ensure the compatibility of such software with your equipment


You may view this site and print hard copies of written material on it for your personal, non-commercial use. All other copying whether in electronic, hard copy or other format is prohibited and all other rights reserved.

Privacy Statement

The International Federation of Spirits Producers (IFSP) has created this privacy statement to demonstrate IFSP's firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the IFSP's information gathering and dissemination practices for its Web site:

Protection of Privacy

The IFSP respects the privacy of its internet users and is committed to protecting that privacy.

Collection of Personal Information

IFSP does not collect personal information relating to users of this website. Where such information is volunteered IFSP undertakes that it will not be sold or made available to third parties.

User Behaviour

The IFSP reserves the right to perform statistical analyses of user behaviour and characteristics, in order to measure interest in and use of the various sections of the IFSP website so as to improve design and navigation. Only aggregated data from these analyses, not individual data, will be used for this purpose.


Users should be aware that certain non-personal information and data may be automatically collected by the IFSP through the operation of what are called "cookies". "Cookies" are small text files that identify an individual computer’s browser entering a website. They allow the site to track that browser’s movement through the site over several sessions. Through cookies, a website can recognize repeat users, facilitate the user’s access to and use of the site and allow a site to track usage behaviour that will allow content improvements. The IFSP uses cookies only for the above-mentioned purposes and will not use them to identify users or to track usage of the Internet other than on the IFSP website. If you do not want a cookie placed on your computer by the IFSP, you may disable cookies altogether by modifying the "Preferences" section of your Netscape, Mozilla or Internet Explorer browser. Note that it is possible that some aspects of the IFSP website may be unavailable to you if you choose this option.

Links to Other Web Sites

The IFSP website contains links to other websites. IFSP is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.