FEMA has worked to protect the trade secrets of members, often explaining to government agencies the unique value of intellectual property of the flavor business.
The Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association of the United States (FEMA) will not disclose to third parties under any circumstances any information collected from people who access the FEMA Web site. If FEMA retains service providers to perform services on its Web site on FEMA's behalf, FEMA will ensure that the service providers are made aware of FEMA's Web site privacy and security policies and practices, and that the service providers assure FEMA that they will take reasonable precautions to protect any and all information that they access in the course of providing services.
The FEMA Web site does not collect small text files called "cookies" or any other types of information remembered from visits to the Web site.
FEMA has collected addresses and other contact information from employees of its member companies who have registered to access the "members only" portion of its Web site. This information is not disseminated except that the member companies and a limited number of individuals are identified in membership directories and certain other documents as being participants in FEMA.
It is the goal of the FEMA Web site to provide factual and up-to-date information in a reasonable timeframe and FEMA intends to take reasonable actions to achieve this goal. However, FEMA does not represent that any information contained in the Web site is accurate or complete and it should not be relied on as such. If you decide to rely on, cite, copy or republish any information contained on this Web site, you do so at your own risk.