PRIVACY POLICY

 

Your privacy is very important to us. We understand you want to remain in control of your personal information and that we must earn and retain your trust. New Zealand Beer Collective has created this privacy statement to show our commitment to the privacy of any personal details that you provide us when using our website. We can assure you that we keep your information confidential and do not sell or rent our customers' personal information to third parties.

 

Please review this Privacy Policy, which sets out our policies regarding the collection, utilization and protection of the personal information of those using http://www.newzealandbeer.co.uk/ (‘the Site’) and any of its associated domains. When using our website, you are consenting to the practices set forth in this Privacy Policy.

Please note that when browsing our site, the provision of any personal information is not required unless and until you choose to make an account with us. However an account is required to see prices, to make a purchase and making an account will sign you up for of our email newsletters unless you change your preferences to opt out from these in your account.

 

Persons below the legal drinking age in the country (18 years in the UK) are not eligible to use the Site and we ask that such persons do not submit any personal information to us.

This website is our wholesale operation and so the majority of accounts and information provided is to create and maintain a business relationship.

 

Making a Purchase

In order to purchase products and related services through our site, essential personal information such as your name, your telephone number, your email address and any additional information required for authenticating a purchase is required. If you purchase product(s), your name and address may be provided to a supplier for the sole purpose of delivering the specific purchased product(s). The supplier agrees to not use this information for any other purpose, either in connection with such shipment(s) or separately from such shipment(s). The other user also agrees not to separately contact you at any time for any reason.

 

Sharing Information

We do not share your details with third parties without seeking permission other than where we are required to by law or as part of our normal logistics process:

We need to share your billing information with selected payment processing partners to take payment and release your products for delivery at the time of purchase.

We may also use a third party courier service to move the goods to you. The supplier and the courier services has a contracted arrangement with us in which they agree to not use this information for any other purpose, either in connection with such shipment(s) or separately from such shipment(s). They also agree not to separately contact you at any time for any reason. We use a number of courier partners.

We do not sell, rent or trade your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes without your express consent.

 

Automatic Logging of Session Data

Generic information about your computer's connection to the Internet, called "session data", will automatically be logged. This information is anonymous and cannot be used to track your personal information. Session data consists of things such as IP address, operating system and type of browser software being used and the activities conducted by the user while on our site. An IP address is a number that enables computers attached to the Internet, such as our web servers, to know where to send data back to the user, such as the pages of the site the user wishes to view. We collect session data because it helps us administer our web site, track correlative information and to collate statistics in relation to visitor traffic. We may use your IP address to help us diagnose problems with our server. Rest assured that this information cannot be linked to you personally.

 

Cookies

A cookie is a small file of information that is automatically stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive when you enter our website. Cookies can only identify your computer and not the individual user, by storing some basic information that will enable us to identify if you have previously visited our website. Cookies are only read by the server that placed them and are unable to do such things as run programs on your computer, plant viruses, or harvest your personal information. The use of cookies is very common and New Zealand Beer Collective Trade's use of cookies is similar to that of other reputable online companies. Any personal information that you provide us with such as your name and address etc. is neither gathered nor stored in the cookies placed by the New Zealand Beer Collective website and, as a result, your information will not be passed on to any third parties.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but it is possible to change the options on your web browser or use certain software programs, which will enable you to control how and whether your browser will accept cookies. You can disable cookies or set your browser to alert you when cookies are being sent. New Zealand Beer Collective supports your right to block any unwanted Internet activity, especially that of unscrupulous websites, but please note that if you choose to block New Zealand Beer Collective cookies, this may disable certain features on our site and may make it impossible to purchase or use certain services available on the site. It is possible however to block cookie activity from certain websites while permitting cookies from sites you trust, like New Zealand Beer Collective.

 

Opting Out

As an New Zealand Beer Collective customer, you may opt in at any time to occasionally receive updates from us about new producers, special offers and other items that may be of interest to you via email. Where previous indication of consent has been provided, it is possible for you to opt out at any time, in order to no longer receive these types of messages through the unsubscribe button on all of our emails.

 

Third Party Vendors and their Privacy Policies

New Zealand Beer Collective may contain links to other web sites for which we are not responsible. By clicking on any such links, you are entering another web site, which will contain content and practices for which New Zealand Beer Collective has no responsibility. We therefore encourage you to read the privacy statements of all such sites independently as their policies may be materially different from this Privacy Policy.

 

Transfer of Your Personal Information and Financial Information Outside of the EEA

Please note that from time to time, New Zealand Beer Collective may transfer your personal and/or financial information to other companies in order to perform or improve our services or to help our security, credit risk, age verification or fraud protection activities. As mentioned, elsewhere in this privacy policy we may also send personal information to our partners. By submitting to us your details, you are providing consent to the transfer of your information for the purposes set out in this paragraph. Any transfer of information will take place in accordance with this Privacy Policy and as permitted by law.

 

Transfer of Personal Information in Event of Sale of New Zealand Beer Collective or its Assets

In the event that New Zealand Beer Collective is sold, or transferred some of its assets to another party, our customer information will most likely also be transferred in connection with such acquisition. If your personal information is transferred, use of such information would remain subject to this Privacy Policy. Your personal information will be passed on to a successor in interest in the event of a liquidation or administration of New Zealand Beer Collective.

 

Disclosure in Compliance with Laws

You should be aware that in addition to the circumstances described above, New Zealand Beer Collective may disclose your financial or personal information if required to do so by law, court order, as requested by other government or law enforcement authority, or in the good faith belief that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable including, without limitation, to protect the rights or properties of New Zealand Beer Collective or its affiliated companies or when we have reason to believe that disclosing the information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with our rights or properties, whether intentionally or otherwise, or when anyone else could be harmed by such activities

This policy is effective May 2018. Any material changes in the way New Zealand Beer Collective uses personal information will be described in future versions of this Privacy Statement.

You can always submit concerns regarding our Privacy Policy or our privacy practices via email to becky@newzealandbeer.co.uk. Please reference the privacy policy in your subject line. New Zealand Beer Collective will attempt to respond to all reasonable concerns or inquiries within five business days of receipt.