Data Protection & Privacy Policy

Data Protection & Privacy Policy

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out a form.

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information.

The Worshipful Company of Distillers (the “Company”) will use your name, address, telephone numbers, email address and other personal data about you (your “Personal Data”) to record your engagement with the Company and to manage your membership. We will use your Personal Data to communicate with you regarding Company activities that may be of interest to you. For security purposes, your name may be given to the management and caterers of venues, e.g. Livery Halls and the Mansion House, where the Company may be holding a function that you attend. We will never sell or pass your Personal Data to third parties.

We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.

WHAT DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION FOR?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To identify you;
  • To process your applications to attend Company events;
  • To conduct research, statistical analysis and behavioural analysis;
  • To let you know about other City of London and other Livery Company related events;
  • To supply your name and address to the City of London Corporation for inclusion in the Common Hall Electoral Register;
  • To supply your name for inclusion in the City of London Directory and Livery Companies Guide (the “Blue Book”);
  • To detect and prevent fraud.

– To personalize your experience
(your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)

– To improve our website
(we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)

– To improve customer service
(your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)

– To process transactions
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.

– To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature

– To send periodic emails
The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.

HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION?

Your name, address, telephone numbers, email address and other personal data about you (your “Personal Data”) may be recorded on a database managed by the Clerk’s office. It is that data which will be used to communicate with you.

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.

We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.

DO WE USE COOKIES?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information

We use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart, understand and save your preferences for future visits, keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

DO WE DISCLOSE ANY INFORMATION TO OUTSIDE PARTIES?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

THIRD PARTY LINKS

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY ONLY

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

YOUR CONSENT

One of the new requirements is for express permission to be given to use the data we hold. Since you are a member of the Company, we hold information about you that we use to communicate with you regarding the Company’s activities.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

CONTACTING US

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

Address:
The Worshipful Company of Distillers
1 The Sanctuary
Westminster
London
SW1P 3JT

Phone: 020 7405 7091

Email: office@distillers.org.uk

Charity number 1038763

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