Terms and Conditions of Use


The materials included in this database have been prepared by Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture (SASA) on behalf of AHDB Potatoes. The contents are based on the best information available, but the parties will not accept responsibility for any inaccuracy caused by circumstances outside their control. Nor will they be liable for any costs, loss, damage or injury resulting from interpretation of, or decisions based on, the information provided. 


Access Policy:

You may print, reproduce and use the information, provided (a) the use is for your own business, or for personal or educational purposes only, (b) you do not modify any information or image and (c) you include any copyright notices originally provided in the materials. Reproducing the materials in order to sell them or for any other income generating purposes is prohibited.


Privacy and Cookie Policy

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) takes the privacy of www.varieties.ahdb.org.uk users seriously. This web site does not automatically capture or store personal information, except for logging the user's IP address and session information such as the duration of the visit and type of browser used. This is recognised by the web server and is only used for system administration and to provide anonymous statistics that AHDB uses to evaluate and improve the site.

Any personal data collected through this website will be treated as confidential in line with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998.

This privacy policy covers www.varieties.ahdb.org.uk. It does not cover other web sites in the AHDB Group or third party web sites to which there are links from this site.

This privacy policy shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales.

Use of Cookies

www.varieties.ahdb.org.uk does not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. If this should change in the future, we will inform visitors and provide guidance on how to control and delete these cookies.

When users enter the AHDB Potato Variety Database website, their computers will automatically be issued with 'cookies'. Cookies are text files which identify users' computers to the web server. The website then creates "session" cookies to store some of the preferences of users moving around the website, e.g. retaining a textsize preference. Cookies in themselves do not identify individual users but identify only the computer used.

Many websites do this to track traffic flows whenever users visit those websites.

The AHDB Potato Variety Database website uses cookies to measure use of the website including number of visitors, how frequently pages are viewed, and how visitors got to the site. This helps to determine what is popular and can influence future content and development. For this purpose, this site uses Google Analytics to measure and analyse usage of the website. The information collected by our services will include IP Address, pages visited, browser type and operating system. The data will not be used to identify any user personally. Visit the Google Analytics website for more information.

Most recent web browsers allow you to control cookies. This can be done through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to manage and delete them in different browsers, visit the allaboutcookies website. You can also opt out of Google Analytics cookies.

You should bear in mind that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the websites you visit.