Privacy Policy

Background

This Policy applies as between you, the User of this Website and The London Distillery Company Ltd the owner and provider of this Website. This Policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us in relation to your use of the Website.

  1. Definitions and Interpretation

    In this Agreement the following terms shall have the following meanings:

    • “Data” means collectively all information that you submit to the The London Distillery Company Ltd via the Website. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 1998;

    • “Cookie” means a small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of the Website. Details of the cookies used by this Website are set out in Clause 12;

    • “The London Distillery Company Ltd” means The London Distillery Company Ltd of 33 Parkgate Road Battersea London SW11 4NP;

    • “UK and EU Cookie Law” means the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011;

    • “User” means any third party that accesses the Website and is not employed by The London Distillery Company Ltd and acting in the course of their employment; and

    • “Website” means the website that you are currently using (www.londondistillery.com) and any sub-domains of this site (e.g. www.thelondondistillerycompany.com) unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

  2. Scope of this Policy

    This Policy applies only to the actions of The London Distillery Company Ltd and Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.

  3. Data Collected

    Without limitation, any of the following Data may be collected by this Website from time to time:

    1. name;
    2. date of birth;
    3. gender;
    4. job title;
    5. profession;
    6. contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
    7. demographic information such as post code, preferences and interests;
    8. financial information such as credit / debit card numbers;
    9. IP address (automatically collected);
    10. web browser type and version (automatically collected);
    11. operating system (automatically collected);
    12. a list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on this Website, and the site you exit to (automatically collected); and
  4. Our Use of Data

    1. Any personal Data you submit will be retained by The London Distillery Company Ltd for 12 months.
    2. Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to Clause 5, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties. This includes our affiliates and / or other companies within our group.
    3. All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. Fore more details on security see Clause 11 below.
    4. Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:
      1. internal record keeping;
      2. improvement of our products / services;
      3. transmission by email of promotional materials that may be of interest to you;
      4. contact for market research purposes which may be done using email, telephone, fax or mail. Such information may be used to customise or update the Website.
  5. Third Party Websites and Services

    1. The London Distillery Company Ltd may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with matters that may include, but are not limited to, payment processing, delivery of purchased items, search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. The providers of such services do not have access to certain personal Data provided by Users of this Website.
    2. Any Data used by such parties is used only to the extent required by them to perform the services that The London Distillery Company Ltd requests. Any use for other purposes is strictly prohibited. Furthermore, any Data that is processed by third parties shall be processed within the terms of this Policy and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
  6. Links to Other Websites

    This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. The London Distillery Company Ltd has no control over such websites and is in no way responsible for the content thereof. This Policy does not extend to your use of such websites. Users are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.

  7. Changes of Business Ownership and Control

    1. The London Distillery Company Ltd may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of The London Distillery Company Ltd. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this Policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.
    2. In the event that any Data submitted by Users is to be transferred in such a manner, you will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes. When contacted you will be given the choice to have your Data deleted or withheld from the new owner or controller.
  8. Controlling Use of Your Data

    1. Wherever you are required to submit Data, you will be given options to restrict our use of that Data. This may include the following:
      1. use of Data for direct marketing purposes; and
      2. sharing Data with third parties.
  9. Your Right to Withhold Information

    1. You may access certain areas of the Website without providing any Data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on the Website you may be required to submit certain Data.
    2. You may restrict your internet browser’s use of Cookies. For more information see Clause 12.
  10. Accessing your own Data

    You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal Data held by The London Distillery Company Ltd (where such data is held) on payment of a small fee which will not exceed £25.

  11. Security

    1. Data security is of great importance to The London Distillery Company Ltd and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected via this Website.
  12. Cookies

    1. This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer. The London Distillery Company Ltd uses Cookies to improve your experience of using the Website and to improve our range of products AND/OR services. The London Distillery Company Ltd has carefully chosen these Cookies and has taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.
    2. All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.
    3. Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a prompt requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling The London Distillery Company Ltd to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.
    4. Certain features of the Website depend upon Cookies to function. UK and EU Cookie Law deems these Cookies to be “strictly necessary”. These Cookies are shown below. Your consent will not be sought to place these Cookies. You may still block these cookies by changing your internet browser’s settings as detailed below.
    5. This Website places the following Cookies:
    6. This Website uses analytics services provided by Google Anaytics. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse usage statistics, enabling us to better understand how Users use the Website. This, in turn, enables us to improve the Website and the products AND/OR services offered through it. You do not have to allow us to use these Cookies, as detailed below, however whilst our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of the Website it does enable us to continually improve our business.
    7. The analytics services used by this Website use Cookies to gather the required information. Certain of these Cookies may be placed immediately when you decide to visit the Website and it may not be possible to obtain your prior consent. You may remove these Cookies and prevent future use of them by following the steps set out below.
    8. The analytics services used by this Website use the following Cookies:
      • Cookie__utma
        Expiration 2 years from set/update.
        Description This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to your site from that web browser. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits your site, a new __utma cookie is written with a different unique ID. In most cases, this cookie is used to determine unique visitors to your site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that Google Analytics uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure.
      • Cookie__utmb
        Expiration 30 minutes from set/update.
        Description This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with your site. When a user views a page on your site, the Google Analytics code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Each time a user visits a different page on your site, this cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues within 30-minute intervals. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page on your site for longer than 30 minutes. You can modify the default length of a user session with the _setSessionCookieTimeout() method.
      • Cookie__utmc
        Expiration Not set.
        Description This cookie is no longer used by the ga.js tracking code to determine session status.
      • Cookie__utmz
        Expiration 6 months from set/update.
        Description This cookie stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach your site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within your own site. The cookie is updated with each page view to your site.
      • Cookie__utmv
        Expiration 2 years from set/update.
        Description This cookie is not normally present in a default configuration of the tracking code. The __utmv cookie passes the information provided via the _setVar() method, which you use to create a custom user segment. This string is then passed to the Analytics servers in the GIF request URL via the utmcc parameter. This cookie is only written if you have added the _setVar() method for the tracking code on your website page.
      • Cookie__utmx
        Expiration 2 years from set/update.
        Description This cookie is used by Website Optimizer and only set when the Website Optimizer tracking code is installed and correctly configured for your pages. When the optimizer script executes, this cookie stores the variation this visitor is assigned to for each experiment, so the visitor has a consistent experience on your site.
    9. You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or only third party cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.
    10. You can choose to delete Cookies at any time however you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.
    11. It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.
  13. Changes to this Policy

    The London Distillery Company Ltd reserves the right to change this Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the Policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.