Website Cookie policy

  1. Important information:

This website is owned and operated by Meat & Livestock Australia Limited ("MLA", "we" or "us").

Our website (“Website”) uses cookies, which are small text files (often including a unique identifier), that are sent to your browser from a website's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive or your tablet or mobile device. Most websites you visit will use cookies in order to improve your user experience by enabling that website to ‘remember’ you, either for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (using a ‘persistent cookie’). You acknowledge the use of cookies on the Website by continuing your browsing on the Website as indicated in the cookie banner.

  1. What is this Cookies Policy?

This Cookies Policy sets out how we and third parties we authorize, use cookies when you interact with our Website or the services offered via the Website. Please note that this Cookies Policy is part of our Privacy Policy, and should be read alongside with the Privacy Policy. Our Privacy Policy explains what we do (and don't do) with the information, including any personal data, we may collect about you. Please read them both.

  1. What are cookies?

Cookies are unique identifiers, usually made up of small bits of text or code. Cookies are usually stored on your device or in your web browser and they send certain information back to the party who served the cookie. When we say cookies, we are actually referring to a broader range of technologies than just cookies, including web beacons, clear gifs, pixels and other similar technologies. When we say first-party cookies, we mean cookies that are served by MLA. When we say third-party cookies, we mean cookies that are served by non-MLA parties.

  1. What kinds of cookies are used on the Website?

Our Website primarily uses the following four types of cookies:

  • Operationally Necessary Cookies

These are cookies that are essential for the functioning of the site or to perform tasks requested by the user. For example, cookies that enable you to access secure areas of the website, or use the shopping cart. Simply put, they make it possible for you to browse and use our Website.

  • Performance Cookies

These cookies gather information about how visitors use the Website and monitor Website performance. For example, performance cookies tell us which pages are popular, monitor traffic to our Website and compile analytic information. Performance cookies can also be used to identify and remedy operational problems with the Website.

  • Functionality Cookies

These cookies are used to recognise and remember your preferences. For example, functionality cookies may use information, such as your location, to make sure that you arrive at a version of our Website that is specific to your city or region.

  • Advertising Cookies

We allow third parties to deliver personalised advertising content on our Website and/or on third party websites. These third parties use cookies to understand your interest in the advertisements and content delivered to you, as well as to serve you with more relevant advertisements based on your activities on our Website and third party websites. For example, third-party cookies could record information about whether you have clicked on certain content or advertisements on our Website or other websites.

We do not have control over, or access to, third-party advertising cookies or the information they contain. Third parties manage any information that they collect via cookies they place in accordance with their privacy policies. Please see below for further information about managing third party cookies, including the choices you have. 

You can opt-out of certain third-party personalised advertising cookies (but please note you will still be served online advertisements, they just will not be personalized). To learn more or to opt-out of the use of such third-party personalised advertising cookies on our website in the US, please visit  or alternatively

  1. How are cookies used?

In additional to as described above, cookies are used in order to better understand how websites work and to optimise online and mobile experiences. Cookies do this by allowing the party serving the cookie to analyse a website’s performance, to remember users preferences, to better understand whether a computer or device (and probably its user) has visited a website previously and to serve personalised advertisements.

  1. How else can I avoid cookies?

In addition to the steps identified above for advertising cookies, you may also be able to avoid certain cookies by configuring your browser settings Please note that some parts of the Website will not function correctly if you disable certain cookies.

California "Do Not Track": Under California law, we are also required to let you know how we respond to browsers' "Do Not Track signals."  At this time, we do not honor Do Not Track requests.

  1. Are there cookies in emails?

Our emails contain cookies that track whether you open our emails and whether you click any links within them. The cookies used in our emails to monitor these behaviors are unique to each email and are not stored on your computer or mobile device. 

  1. What if I have questions?

If after reading this Cookies Policy you have any questions please contact:

Tel. +1 202-521-2551

Email: emailing