Privacy Policy

Personal Information

Last Updated on 7th December 2020. This Privacy Policy is effective immediately for Users after that date.

Tasting House Online Ltd qualifies as a Data Controller under the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of The European Parliament and of The Council of 27 April 2016 (General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”)). As such, we aim to comply with all legal obligations which the GDPR implies on Data Controllers.

Tasting House Online Ltd respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this Privacy Policy.

1. Definitions

In this Policy the following terms have these meanings:

“Cookie” means a small text file placed on your computer or device by our website when you visit our website;

“Our website” means this website, www.tastinghouse.co.uk;

“Personal data” means data that we process which is any information that can be personally attributable to an individual such as a name, email address or telephone number;

“We/Us/Our” means Tasting House Online Ltd, a limited company Registered in England under Company Number 12969015, whose registered address is 30a Chain Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2HX.

2. About this policy

This policy describes:

The types of information that we may collect from you when you access or use our website – , www.tastinghouse.co.uk; or interact with us; and

Our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.

This policy applies only to information we collect through our services and in the electronic communications sent through or in connection with our services.

Our Data Protection Officer

The Data Protection Officer at Tasting House Online Ltd is Ciaran McErlean.

3. What data do we collect?

Some data will be collected automatically by our website and other data will only be collected if you voluntarily submit it.

Automatically collected data, which includes data collected through Google Analytics will be non-personally identifiable data.

Data collected that you have voluntarily submitted may be personally identifiable data.

Depending upon your use of our website, we may collect some or all of the following data:

  • Name
  • Business/Company Name
  • Email Addresses
  • Telephone Number
  • Enquiry Message/ Detail
  • Postal Address
  • Browsing statistics and behaviour via Google Analytics (automatically collected)

4. How we use the information we collect

We use the information that we collect from you in a variety of ways.

This includes:

Operations

We use the information to provide the services and information that you request, to process online orders and to respond to enquiries, requests and questions.

Customer Communication

To send order information and a regular newsletter to our customers.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to measure and evaluate access to and traffic on our website, and to create user navigation and behaviour reports for our website administrators and marketing team.

Data collected from Google Analytics is not attributable to an individual.

5. Storing and sharing your data

Do we keep your data?

We keep your data:

- for as long as we need to in order to use it as described above in section 4;

and/or,

- for as long as we have your permission to keep it, such as using it to send you our newsletter or other marketing materials;

and/or,

- if you are an active client.

Where do we keep your data?

Personally identifiable data that you submit through our website will not be stored or transferred outside of the European Economic Area (“the EEA”) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein).

Your data may be stored at the following:

  • Our secure website server – tastinghouse.co.uk
  • Our payment processer – Square Up
  • Our direct debit system – GoCardless

Do We Share Your Data?

No, Tasting House Online Ltd will never share your data with any third-party.

6. Right of consent withdrawal

You may withdraw your consent for collecting your personal information at any time. To do so, please contact us at ciaran@tastinghouseonline.co.uk

7. Change or review of information

If you would like to review, change or delete personal data we have collected from you or you had submitted or permanently delete your account, please contact us.

For more information regarding the termination or deletion of your information, please refer to Section 9: Termination of this Privacy Policy.

8. Accessing or correcting your personal information

We take reasonable steps to accurately record the personal information that you provide to us, as well as any subsequent updates.

You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by us.

We encourage you to review, update, and correct the personal information that we maintain about you. You may request that we delete personal data about you that is inaccurate, incomplete, and irrelevant for legitimate purposes, or is being processed in a way which infringes any applicable legal requirements.

Please contact our Data Protection Officer for more information on this process.

See section 15 below for contact details.

9. Termination of this Privacy Policy

You may at any time review or change the personal information we maintain about you by contacting Tasting House Online Ltd. Upon your request, we will delete your contact information and personal data from our active databases.

This Privacy Policy is effective until terminated by either party. If you no longer agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy, you must cease the use of Tasting House Online Ltd services. If you are dissatisfied with Tasting House Online Ltd, or any of these terms, conditions, and policies, your sole legal remedy is to discontinue using the services. Tasting House Online Ltd reserves the right to terminate or suspend your access to and use of the services without notice, if we believe, in our sole discretion that such use is in violation of any applicable law, or harmful to our interests or the interests of another person or entity, or where Tasting House Online Ltd has reasons to believe that their use is in violation of this Privacy Policy.

10. Children's Privacy

Tasting House Online Ltd does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If we learn that we have personal information on a child under the age of 13, we will delete that information.

11. Changes to this policy

Tasting House Online Ltd reserves the rights to change this Privacy Policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your use of the services after any such amendment or change in the Privacy Policy shall be deemed as your express acceptance to such amended/changed Privacy Policy and an assent to be bound by such changed/amended Privacy Policy. Information collected prior to the time any change is posted will be used according to the rules and laws that applied at the time the information was collected.

12. Governing Law

This Privacy Policy and the use of the Website are governed by the laws of United Kingdom. The parties undertake to first try to resolve the dispute with by negotiation. If the parties fail to reach an amicable resolution through negotiation, Tasting House Online Ltd agrees to submit the dispute to the competent Court of United Kingdom.

13. Copyrights

The copyrights of our Website are the property of Tasting House Online Ltd.

Texts, graphics, photographs, animations, videos and clips, visible on the website are the object of copyright and are part of the intellectual property of Tasting House Online Ltd. Those may not be reproduced, used, presented or represented without an explicit written permission by Tasting House Online Ltd. Any distribution of files, obtained by the users of the website, or of parts of such files, constitutes a violation of the relevant intellectual property protection laws and is prosecuted by the law.

Nothing contained on this website may be interpreted as granting a license or right of use as a trademark without the prior explicit written consent of Tasting House Online Ltd.

14. Miscellaneous

Tasting House Online Ltd is controlled, operated and administered entirely within the United Kingdom.

If you are accessing the Tasting House Online Ltd website from another jurisdiction, please be advised that you are transferring your personal information to Tasting House Online Ltd in United Kingdom and, by using the website, you consent to that transfer and to abide by the applicable laws concerning your use of the website and your agreements with us.

This statement and the policies outlined in this Privacy Policy are not intended to and do not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any third party.

15. Contacting us

If you have any questions about our website or this Privacy Policy or if you would like to request personal data that we may currently hold of yours, please contact our Data Protection Officer, Ciaran McErlean by telephone on 0118 9571 531 by emailing ciaran@tastinghouseonline.co.uk, or by post at 30a Chain Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2HX

16. How we use Cookies

We use cookies to collect and analyse information on site performance and usage, to provide social media features and to enhance and customise content and advertisements.

There are two ‘flavours’ of Cookies - ‘Session’ cookies and ‘Persistent’ cookies.

Session cookies are temporary and are deleted when you shut down your Web browser or turn off your computer. These are used to improve how you navigate through a website.

‘Persistent’ cookies remain on your computer until manually deleted or when they reach an expiry date. They hold information that is useful if you revisit the website, such as contact form details previously submitted.

You can disable cookies already stored on your computer, but this may stop our website and others from functioning properly. It may also cause saved login details, for example, to be deleted, so ensure you have a note of them before deleting all cookies.

More information about cookies including our website Cookie Declaration list can be found via our ‘Cookie Tool’ and accessed when visiting the website or by pression the ‘cog’ icon in the bottom left hand corner of the screen.