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Your access and use of this website and/or any pages thereof (the "Website") is subject to the following Terms of Use. By accessing, using or contributing to the Website, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the following Terms of Use.

We reserve the right to modify or revise these Terms of Use from time to time, in our sole discretion, by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions. Every time you wish to use this Website, please check the Terms of Use, to ensure you understand the Terms of Use that apply at that time. The amended Terms of Use will be effective on the date indicated in the amended Terms of Use.

The term “Barry Callebaut” refers to the entity of the Barry Callebaut group that is responsible for the Website, in particular Barry Callebaut AG, Hardturmstrasse 181, 8005 CH, Zürich, Switzerland. Where appropriate, the term "Barry Callebaut" may also refer to any other affiliate member of the Barry Callebaut group. You can contact us using our website contact form.

Use of the Website

  • The sender or provider of any communications or content to this Website or otherwise to Barry Callebaut (other than content provided by Barry Callebaut) shall be solely responsible for the content and information contained therein, including its truthfulness, legality and accuracy, as well as for the safety of the transmission. You grant to Barry Callebaut the right to use all content you upload or otherwise transmit to the Website for its business purposes. You agree to be fully responsible for and indemnify Barry Callebaut from and against any and all liability and/or damage arising out of or claims resulting from your use of the Website and the access from your connection to the Website.
  • Barry Callebaut reserves the right (but does not assume any responsibility) to delete, modify or supplement the content of this Website at any time for any reason without notification to anyone, and to terminate any user's access to all or part of the Website.
  • Permission is given for the temporary storage of the Website’s web pages for the purpose of viewing on a personal computer, monitor or mobile device. Any other use is expressly prohibited.

Intellectual Property / Use of Content

  • You should assume that everything made available on the Website is protected by national and international intellectual property laws. Copyright works subsist in the content available on the Website, individually and collectively, as well as in the entire source code used for the deployment of the Website. The trademarks, service marks, trade names, trade dress and products featured on this Website are the subject of registered and unregistered common law protection. All images, video recordings, audio recordings and/or other content provided on the Website are either the property of, or used with permission by Barry Callebaut. No use of any of the foregoing may be made without the prior written authorization of Barry Callebaut.
  • The images, video recordings, audio recordings and/or other content may only be used for non-commercial purposes or review. Credit must be accorded to Barry Callebaut as source, e.g. ‘by courtesy of Barry Callebaut’. Reproduction of proprietary images, video recordings, audio recordings and/or other content without giving credit to Barry Callebaut is prohibited.

Liability of Barry Callebaut

  • The Website, the content thereof and the products and services provided on or available through the Website are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, with all faults.
  • Barry Callebaut will use reasonable efforts to include up-to-date and accurate information on this Website, but makes no representations, warranties or assurances as to the accuracy, completeness, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement of the information provided.
  • To the extent permitted by the applicable law, Barry Callebaut shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special or punitive damages, loss or injury, including but not limited to personal injury, loss of profit, damage to reputation and/or loss of business, resulting from your access to, use of or inability to access this Website, or from your reliance on any information provided at this Website. In particular, Barry Callebaut shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect your computer and device, loss of data or other property on account of your access.

Submission and Protection of Personal Data

  • Barry Callebaut's use of your personal data and your responsibilities in connection with protecting your privacy are described in our Privacy Policy, which can be found in the footer of the Website.
  • You acknowledge that the internet is an open network and transmission of information over the internet is not controlled by Barry Callebaut.

Links to Other Sites

  • Barry Callebaut has not reviewed all of the sites linked to the Website and is neither responsible nor liable for the contents of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to the Website. Your access to and use of any of such sites is at your own risk.

Terms and conditions of special relevance to the sections “Investors” and “Media”

  • In the “Investors” and “Media” sections of this Website, Barry Callebaut provides information regarding its business addressed to current and potential shareholders as well as to the media. The other sections of this website may not be relied on for comparable purposes.
  • In these sections of the website, Barry Callebaut provides and relies on information from third parties, such as but not limited to, credit and corporate ratings and analyst recommendations. You acknowledge that you cannot use this information as the first-hand source. Barry Callebaut will use reasonable efforts to provide and rely on up-to-date and accurate information but makes no representations, warranties or assurance as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for a particular purpose. Barry Callebaut shall not be liable for any direct or indirect damage, loss or unmet expectation from your reliance on such information.
  • Certain statements in these sections of the website are of a forward-looking nature and are therefore based on assumptions about future developments. Such forward-looking statements are intended to be identified by words such as “believe”, “estimate”, “intend”, “may”, “will”, “expect”, and “project” and similar expressions. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties because they relate to future events. Actual results may vary materially from those targeted, expected or projected due to several factors. The factors that especially may affect Barry Callebaut’s future financial results are, among others, general economic conditions, foreign exchange fluctuations, competitive product, and pricing pressures as well as changes in tax regimes and regulatory developments. The reader is cautioned to not unduly rely on these forward-looking statements. Barry Callebaut does not undertake to publish any update or revision of any forward-looking statements.


  • The product- and service-related information provided by Barry Callebaut via this Website is governed by the laws of Switzerland. Should you gain access to this Website and/or make use of it from an area outside the jurisdiction of the laws of Switzerland, you are responsible for the compliance with the respective local laws and regulations.
  • You agree that the laws of Switzerland without regard to conflicts of law principles thereof, shall apply to all matters relating to the use of the Website and these Terms of Use. In case of a dispute, you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Zürich, Switzerland.

These Terms of Use were last updated on January 15, 2019, and are effective as of that date.

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