Privacy Policy

Keeping data safe

The Siteowner takes the issue of privacy very seriously and operates DrinkBritain.com (the Site) in full compliance with the Data Protection Act (Act).

This page explains our Privacy Policy (Policy), and forms part of our Terms & Conditions (Terms), and should be read in conjuction with the Terms. This Policy covers how DrinkBritain.com (the Site) collects data, processes and uses it, and how you can stay in control. Any queries, please contact info@drinkbritain.com.

The Siteowner is considered the Data Controller under the Act, and as such, you have the right to ask the Siteowner not to use your personal data for marketing purposes.

This Policy relates to the Site only and not to any other company, individual, organisation or website that may be reached via the Site. For this reason, Users are recommended to familiarise themselves with the privacy policies of each website they visit.

Consent

Your use of the Site signifies your consent to us collecting and using personal information about you in accordance with this Policy. Should the Policy be changed for any reason, the changes will be available here so that you are always aware of how we look after your personal data.

Registration information

Although the site does not require Users to register, anyone wishing to comment on the content on the Site or subscribe to the newsletter will be required to do so. Information requested includes an email and a password.

We reserve the right to ask for your date of birth to verify your age. Please note that we will not collect the data of any individual who is under the age of 18.

All information you provide to the Site is stored in the UK on secure servers that have a number of protection systems in place, including firewall protection.

With each newsletter, an option to be deleted from the mailing list will be included.

Cookies

As with most similar websites, DrinkBritain.com uses cookies, small files of information which are stored on your computer, in order both to help users navigate websites as efficiently as possibly, and also to enable web analysis services to track how users use the site.

Websites you visit ask your computers to store this information so that it can be retrieved the next time you visit.

The Site uses Google Analytics, and the information generated by the cookies about web usage, including IP addresses, will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the US. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Rather it will use the information to evaluate how you use the website, compiling reports on website activity for the Siteowner and providing other servicices relating to website activity and internet usage.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.

You are able to prevent the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate setting on your browser, although if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using the Site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

For more information about cookies and how they work, visit www.allaboutcookies.org, and on Google’s privacy policy.