Privacy and cookies policy
1.1 We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; in this policy we explain how we will treat your personal information.
- Who we are
2.1 We are Brew Club limited, a small business where members of the public may come and brew their own beer. We provide space, equipment and expertise in order to help you to do so.
2.2 Our physical address is: Unit 9, The Tram Depot, 38 – 40 Upper Clapton Road, London, UK, E5 8BQ
2.3 Our website address is: https://www.brewclub.uk.com
2.4 Our e-mail address is: firstname.lastname@example.org
2.5 Our telephone number is: 0208 806 4834
- Collecting personal information
3.1 We collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
(a) Like many sites, we use Google Analytics (GA) to track user interaction. Google Analytics records information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, and purchase information). None of this information personally identifies you to us. Google Analytics also records your computer’s IP address which could be used to personally identify you but Google does not grant us access to this. We consider Google to be a third party data processor of your data.
You can disable cookies on your internet browser to stop Google Analytics from tracking any part of your visit within this website.
(b) information that you provide to us when registering with our website (including your email address);
(c) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and newsletters (including your name and email address);
(d) information relating to any purchases you make of our goods (including your name, delivery address, payment address, telephone numbers, and email address);
(e) information that you post to our website for publication on the internet (including your user name, profile pictures and reviews);
(f) information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us (including the communication content and metadata associated with the communication); and
(g) any other personal information that you choose to send to us;
3.2 Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person’s consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with this policy.
- Using personal information
4.1 Personal information submitted to us through our website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website.
4.2 We may use your personal information to:
(a) administer our website and business;
(b) personalise our website for you;
(c) enable your use of the services available on our website;
(d) send you goods purchased through our website;
(e) send statements, invoices and payment reminders to you, and collect payments from you;
(f) send you non-marketing commercial communications such as class reminders, notifications about your beer (reminders to bottle, notices that your beer has been neglected, etc);
(g) send you email notifications that you have specifically requested;
(h) send you our email newsletter, if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require the newsletter);
(i) send you marketing communications relating to our business which we think may be of interest to you, by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);
(j) provide third parties with statistical information about our users (but those third parties will not be able to identify any individual user from that information);
(k) deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to our website;
(l) keep our website secure and prevent fraud;
(m) verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of our website; and
4.3 If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the licence you grant to us.
4.4 We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party’s direct marketing.
- Disclosing personal information
5.1 We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
5.2 We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and all its subsidiaries) insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
5.3 We may disclose your personal information:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b) in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
(d) to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that we are (or are contemplating) selling; and
5.4 Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.
- International data transfers
6.1 Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy.
6.2 Information that we collect may be transferred to the following countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area: the United States of America
6.3 Personal information that you publish on our website or submit for publication on our website may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.
6.4 You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this Section 5.
- Retaining personal information
7.1 This Section 7 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal information.
7.2 Personal information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
7.3 Without prejudice to Section 7.2, we will usually delete personal data falling within the categories set out below at the date/time set out below:
(a) all data will be deleted after 2 years;
7.4 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 6, we will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law (for example, accounting and tax purposes);
(b) if we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).
- Security of personal information
8.1 We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
8.2 We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers.
8.3 All electronic financial transactions entered into through our website will be protected by encryption technology.
8.4 You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
8.5 You are responsible for keeping the password you use for accessing our website confidential; we will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to our website).
9.1 We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
9.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
9.3 We may notify you of changes to this policy by email or through the private messaging system on our website.
- Your rights
10.1 You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you;
10.2 You may instruct us to amend or correct your personal information
10.2 You may instruct us to delete your personal information
10.3 You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.
10.4 In practice, you will expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes. We will provide you with the ability to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes at any time.
- Third party websites
11.1 Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.
11.2 We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.
- Accessing, updating, correcting, or deleting information
12.1 Please let us know if the personal information that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated. If you would like to request to access, correct, object to the use of or delete personal information that you have previously provided to us, or would like to request an electronic copy of your personal information for purposes of transmitting it to another company you may contact Brew Club at email@example.com
For your protection, we may only implement requests with respect to Personal Information associated with the e-mail address that you use to send us your request. We may need to verify your identity before implementing your request.
- About cookies
13.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
13.2 Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
13.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
13.4 Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.
- Our cookies
14.1 We use both session and persistent cookies on our website.
14.2 The names of the cookies that we use on our website, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:
(a) we use brewclub.uk.com on our website to recognise a computer when a user visits the website, track users as they navigate the website, enable the use of a shopping cart on the website, improve the website’s usability, analyse the use of the website, administer the website, prevent fraud and improve the security of the website, personalise the website for each user;
- Analytics cookies
15.1 We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website.
15.2 Our analytics service provider generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies.
15.3 The analytics cookies used by our website have the following names: _ga.
15.4 The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.
- Third party cookies
16.1 Our website also uses third party cookies.
16.2 we do not publish interest-based advertisements on this website
16.3 Details of other third party cookies used by our website are set out below:
- Blocking cookies
17.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:
(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”;
(b) in Firefox (version 39) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and
(c) in Chrome (version 44), you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.
17.2 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
17.3 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
- Deleting cookies
18.1 You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:
(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11);
(b) in Firefox (version 39), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”, then selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, clicking “Show Cookies”, and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”; and
(c) in Chrome (version 44), you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”, and then selecting “Cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data”.
18.2 Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
- Cookie preferences
- Data protection registration
20.1 We are registered as a data controller with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.
20.2 Our data protection registration number is TBD.
- Our details
21.1 This website is owned and operated by Brew Club Limited.
21.2 We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 9582792, and our registered office is at Unit 9, The Tram Depot, 38 – 40 Upper Clapton Road, London, E5 8BQ.
21.3 Our principal place of business is at Unit 9, The Tram Depot, 38 – 40 Upper Clapton Road, London, E5 8BQ.
21.4 You can contact us by writing to the business address given above, by using our website contact form, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on 0208 806 4834.