Privacy Policy

Introduction

The wotwine? website has been provided for information pertaining to The Wine Integrity Project Ltd. (trading as wotwine?) referred to  as wotwine? and their services. The below information sets out how wotwine?  uses and protects the data collected via our website. When using this site, you are legally bound to the following privacy policy, so please read carefully. Privacy protection is something that wotwine? are fully committed towards.

What information do we collect?

We have several services that require the supply of personal information. For example, when subscribing for our newsletter, we will ask for contact details such as your email address. When registering for wotwine’s Premium Version to be launched in the autumn of 2015, we will require personal information including your name and email address.

What do we do with the information we gather?

All of the information collected from the website is retained by wotwine? We do not divulge any information to third parties outside of the company without prior consent from the website visitor.

Securing Your Data

wotwine? are committed to ensuring that your personal information is secure. We follow strict policies and adhere to high standards of security when gathering personal information. Various firewall applications have been installed on our website to protect your personal information from being stolen, destroyed or divulged to third parties, unless you have given us permission for the latter.

What we collect?

Through the use of contact forms, call back requests and newsletter sign-ups, we may collect, but are not limited to, the following information:

  • Name
  • Website details
  • Contact information including email address and phone number
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What do we do with the information?

In order to understand your needs and provide you with a better service we will require the aforementioned information. We may use the information for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping
  • The improvement of our products and services
  • Using the email address which you have provided, we will periodically send you information emails regarding new products or up-dates, special offers or other information that may be of interest to you
  • To customise the website according to your interests

How do we use cookies?

Cookies are files which can be placed onto your computer’s hard drive, once permission has been given. There are numerous benefits to having cookies placed on your hard drive. If you have accepted, cookies are used to identify when you visit a particular site, as well as analyse web traffic.

If you take advantage of a click thru from us to a wine retailer site, the retailer will use the cookies to recognize that your enquiry has been generated through wotwine? Cookies also facilitate a more personal web experience, allowing web applications to gather information about your personal preferences, and respond to you as an individual.

Please visit: http://www.aboutcookies.org for more information on cookies.

At wotwine?, traffic log cookies are used to identify the pages that are being used. From the data provided by these cookies, we can analyse web page traffic and tailor our website to our customer’s needs. This information is only used for the purpose of statistical analysis.

You have the choice of whether or not to accept cookies. For your information, the majority of web browsers accept cookies. You can decline cookies within your web browser settings if necessary. However, doing so will not give you full functionality of the website. If you accept cookies, we are able to monitor which pages our visitors find useful. This provides us information to be used for a better user experience. We do not have access to your computer or any other information about you through the use of cookies.

Cookies

This website uses the following cookies:

Google Analytics: This cookie allows us to see information on user website activities including, but not limited to page views, source and time spent on website. The information is depersonalised and is displayed as numbers, meaning it cannot be tracked back to individuals. This will help to protect your privacy. Using Google Analytics we can see what content is popular on our website, and strive to give you more of the things you enjoy reading and watching.

Google AdWords: Using Google AdWords code we are able to see which pages helped lead to contact form submissions. This allows us to make better use of our paid search budget.

DoubleClick: We use remarketing codes to log when users view specific pages, allowing us to provide targeted advertising in the future.

Email codes

If you have opted in to receive our newsletters, then this may include tracking codes that help us understand who, as well as how many people have opened or clicked on each email. This data helps us to create better emails in the future, and provide you with a better service. This data is stored on the servers of our email partners and covered under their security measures.

Links to other websites

This website may contain links to other websites of interest, particularly wine retailers. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over the other websites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Hyperlinks on this site may be shortened. The purpose of which is to hide long links for functionality and tracking purposes.

Associations

We do not receive physical products or cash directly in exchange for any reviews or posts. No one has ever paid or will ever pay us for reviews or posts, to avoid any conflict of interest. We always aim to give honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on topics or products that we write about and promote.

Variations to the Policy

We reserve the right to alter and change information provided in this document at our own discretion and therefore this document should be regularly referred to for updates and variations.

If you have any questions regarding this policy, our contact details are as follows:

The Wine Intergrity Project Ltd. (trading as wotwine?)
180 Piccadilly
London
W1J9HF

Telephone: 0207 917 2763