How we use your information
This privacy notice tells you what to expect when Wines of Interest collects personal information. It applies to information we collect about:
Visitors to our websites
When someone visits www.winesofinterest.co.uk we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.
Our website does use "cookies", but these are only used for essential purposes such as tracking your order through the website to our checkout, and some other functions on the website such as:
Google Analytics is used purely to track your progress through our website to help us determine how well it is working, and how we can improve it for you. It does not use any personal or financial information. You remain totally anonymous as far as our analytics are concerned.
Our shopping cart cookies will be saved to your computer to store delivery addresses, if the address book is used and to store your details if you select the 'Remember Me' Option. Unless you use the "remember me" setting in the checkout the cookies from our website will be erased when you have paid for your purchases.
No personal data.
Our shopping cart cookies do not contain any personal data unless you agree to accepting them, they just assign you a random ID number to track your purchase(s) through the website.
Our website needs cookies for you to make a purchase.
One important point to note is that if you have set your web browser's security settings to block all cookies our website will not function correctly, and you will be unable to place an order online.
Our website does not make use of any "tracking cookies" for advertising purposes.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Where enquiries are submitted to us we will only use the information supplied to us to deal with the enquiry and any subsequent issues and to check on the level of service we provide.
Wines of Interst offers various services to the public. For example, we send out publications and distribute an electronic newsletter and occasionally also send out information by post. We use a third party to deal with some publication requests, but they are only allowed to use the information to send out the publications.
We have to hold the details of the people who have requested these services in order to provide them. The lawful basis on which we process data is therefore a Legitimate Interest. A copy of our Legitimate Interests Assessment is available on request. However, we only use and retain data to provide the service the person has requested and for other closely related purposes. For example, we might use information about people who have requested a publication to carry out a survey to find out if they are happy with the level of service they received. When people do subscribe to our services, they can cancel their subscription at any time and are given an easy way of doing this. At all times any individual on whom we hold data has the following rights:
The right to be informed
The right of access
The right to rectification
The right to erasure
The right to restrict processing
The right to data portability
The right to object
The right not to be subject to automated decision-making, including profiling.
Links to other websites
This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.
Changes to this privacy notice
We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 16 June 2023
How to contact us
46 Burlington Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 2HS
Tel: 01473 215752