WorldVeg Website Privacy Policy

At the World Vegetable Center, we take data privacy very seriously. We handle your data with care and caution. Please take a moment to review our data privacy practices below.

This is the website of the World Vegetable Center (WorldVeg)

This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for the World Vegetable Center and this website, We are committed to maintaining the privacy of our visitors and below you will learn about the information we collect, with whom it is shared, how it can be corrected, and how it is secured.

Information Collection, Use and Sharing

We collect the IP address, domain name and geographic location, but not the e-mail address, of visitors to our website. In addition, we collect aggregate usage information on numbers of individuals visiting pages and length of viewing pages. The information collected may be used to improve the content of our website.

Visitor addresses will not be shared with other organizations or used for commercial purposes.

FRESH Subscriptions

When you subscribe to FRESH, the WorldVeg newsletter, using our online form, we collect your name and email address. This information is used to send out FRESH and other messages about WorldVeg activities.

Your FRESH subscription data is not shared internally within WorldVeg or with any external partners, collaborators, or agencies.


FRESH provides subscribers with the opportunity to unsubscribe at any time clicking on the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of each of our official email communications. When you unsubscribe, your name and email address are deleted completely from our list. For assistance, please send a message to:

Applications for Research Internships

Applications for research internships at the World Vegetable Center require the applicant’s name, date of birth, gender, passport number, nationality, national ID, civil status, address, email, phone number, employment details, educational background, and emergency contact. This personal information goes directly to our Training Office for use in processing applicants. It is not shared externally with other organizations, advertisers, or other businesses.


To change, modify, or correct information previously provided for this site, please contact:


This site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information you provide. Your data is password protected to guard against unauthorized access. In addition, all data moving between our website and your browser is encrypted using SSL, the strongest available protection on the internet.


The WorldVeg website is linked to many other sites. Please be aware that when you leave the WorldVeg site in following those links, the privacy policy and data collection practices of those other web sites apply.


Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, or guarantee it will always be secure from unauthorized access.

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time and notify the public by notice posted on this website.

If you have questions about this privacy policy or the practices of our website, please contact:

World Vegetable Center
P.O. Box 42
Shanhua, Tainan 74199

We do not sell, rent, give, or lend personal information about our site visitors, subscribers, and applicants to other organizations, advertisers, or other businesses.