The North British Distillery Company Limited is committed to protecting your privacy when you use our services or website. In this policy, we explain how and why we collect your information, what we do with it and what controls you have over our use of it.
Your privacy is of the greatest importance to us and we will never release your personal information to any outside company for mailing or marketing purposes.
What personal data do we collect and how do we use it?
(a). Data you provide to us:
We collect and processes information about you in order to:
- Be able to provide the products, services or information that you have requested, wish to buy or use.
We collect the information when: you register with us, ask us to contact you, request goods, services or information. Collected information could include: your name, e-mail address, postal address and telephone number
We will use the information you have provided to fulfil our contractual obligations in relation to providing the goods or services you have requested or where no contract exists, our legitimate business interests in providing you with information you have requested.
We will not share, sell or rent your personal information to third parties, other than in the case of sale of the company.
We may need to process information about you to comply with a legal or statutory obligation or to exercise or defend legal claims.
You are under no obligation to provide any information, but if you do not then we may not be able to provide you with certain services or personalise your experience and tailor our services for you.
Cookies are small text files containing information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored on your computer, tablet or mobile phone when you visit certain web pages. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.
Our website uses the following categories of cookies:
“Session cookies” – these keep track of you while you navigate our website, and will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser.
“Persistent cookies” – these enable our website to recognise you when you visit, and they remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date. They enable us to remember details such as your preferences and enable us to give you a better experience.
We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about use of our website such as number of new visitors to our website, how long visitors spend browsing our website and which pages they viewed by means of cookies which are stored on users’ computers.
You can find out more about Google Analytics here: http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy/
If you prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from our website, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone’s manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences. Most browsers allow you to reject cookies. Blocking cookies can a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including our website. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
To learn more about the Cookies please see www.aboutcookies.org.uk
Here is a list of the main Cookies used by The North British Distillery Company Limited and what they are used for:
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Where is the information stored?
Information that we collect is stored on a computer located at our Headquarters in Edinburgh. This is necessary in order to process the information and to send you any information you have requested. Information submitted by you may be transferred by us to our other offices and/or, to reputable third-party suppliers, which may be situated outside the European Union., in which case we will implement appropriate security measures. Not all countries outside the EU have data protection or privacy laws.
How long do we keep your data?
We keep personal data for the following periods of time:
- Prospective customers and prospective suppliers – 6 months and then deleted if we have not heard from you;
- Customers and suppliers – for 7 years after the completion of our business with you
Comments / Subject Access Requests
Your rights in relation to any of your personal data we process are:
(a). the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you;
(b). a right to correct data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete;
(c). in certain circumstances, a right to request that we erase the data from our records;
(d). in certain circumstances, the right to restrict our processing of the data;
(e). in certain circumstances a right to have the data we hold transferred to another organisation;
(f). a right to object to certain types of processing;
(g). a right to object to purely automated decision making, including profiling;
(h). a right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office or any other supervisory authority in an EU member state where any alleged breach of your rights has occurred
The Data Protection Manager
The North British Distillery Company LTD
9 Wheatfield Road
We are committed to ensuring that your personal data is processed lawfully, fairly and securely. If you have any questions or concerns about the way in which we process your data please contact us at the address above and we will attempt to resolve any issues you have. If you remain unsatisfied you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.