Privacy & Cookies Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

Welcome to Hobsons Brewery & Co Ltd privacy policy. Hobsons Brewery & Co Ltd respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. Introduction: This privacy policy tells you how Hobsons Brewery & Co Ltd will use your personal data when you visit our website and interact with us.

It is important that you read this privacy policy, together with any other privacy policies we may provide, so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data.

The processing of personal data is in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679. This privacy policy was last updated on 22nd of May 2018. If you have any questions, or would like to exercise your privacy rights, please get in touch using our contact details below.

What information we collect:

It is necessary for us to ask for identifiable information so that we can communicate with you. This may include your name, address, phone number and email address (specific information, only if it is relevant to your enquiry, may also be requested). This information is collected when you fill out a contact form (send us an enquiry) or participate in surveys, competitions or promotions.

We may also collect anonymous website usage information using cookies. Your IP address may also be logged, which is used to diagnose problems with the server or network infrastructure.

How we use your Personal Data:

Any data we collect from you is for the purpose of business communication. Providing you have given your consent, we may also send you information relating to products or services we think you may be interested in. You are also entitled to opt-out of such communications at any point by getting in touch. We will hold and transmit your information in a safe, confidential and secure environment and we will never sell or pass on customer information to other companies unless required to by law.

Requesting & Correcting Personal Data:

We will endeavour to keep your information current and accurate. You can email or write to us requesting to view the information. You also have the right to request removal of personal data where there is no compelling reason for its continued processing.

Cookies:

Our website uses cookies to help track visits and to improve functionality / performance of the website. For more information on what they are and how we use them please refer to our Cookie Policy below:

Links to other web sites:

Our website may contain links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you follow links to other websites you should read their own privacy policies for information on how they deal with your data. Hobsons Brewery & Co. Ltd does not take responsibility for collection of personal information via other websites for which a link is provided on this website.

Changes to this Privacy Policy:

Our privacy policy may change at any time, and it is your responsibility to check this page for any updates. Your continued use of the web site following any change shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change.

Our Contact Details:

Hobsons Brewery & Co Ltd is the data controller responsible for this website.
(Company registration number is 3330811)

This means Hobsons Brewery & Co Ltd are responsible for how your data is processed and for what purposes. If you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you then please get in touch:

Hobsons Brewery & Company Ltd, Newhouse Farm, Tenbury Road, Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, DY14 8RD

Tel: 01299 270837
Email: beer@hobsons-brewery.co.uk

COOKIE POLICY

Cookies - To help us improve the performance of our website, and to enable us to provide services via our website we use cookies. Cookies are small files that are placed on your device, for example computer or mobile phone. These files cannot be used to identify you personally, they are used to help us identify the number of visitors to our website (just a number) and how many visitors return, compiling anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how visitors use our website and enable us to make improvements based on this data.

First party cookies - These are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site. We use these to monitor how website visitors find and use our website. We report on this activity in aggregate, and use this information solely for the purposes of improving the functionality and monitoring the usage of our website.

1) Session ID (PHPSESSID) - We use these to keep track of your movement from page to page, so you don’t get asked for the same information that you have already given to our site. This cookie is mainly for our site login facility and blog commenting if enabled.
2) Google Analytics Cookies __utma These are used to determine unique visitors to our website. This cookie expires after 2 years. __utmb These are used to establish and continue a user session with our website. This cookie expires after 30 minutes. __utmc These are used to determine whether or not to establish a new session for a website visitor. This cookie expires when the visitor closes their browser. __utmz These are used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within our website. This cookie expires after 6 months.

Third party cookies - These are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site, for example Facebook or Twitter have their own cookies, which are controlled by them. You should check the third party websites for more information about these. We do have control over whether or not we use these third--‐party services on our own website, and how these services are integrated and presented. These third parties may collect information about your visit to our website when you interact with their Internet tools and access their services. However, our audit has found that these services do not use cookies while you are simply browsing our site, but may apply if you access the services specifically.

The third party sites that we use are Facebook, Twitter, Pin Interest, Linked in. We believe there is no reason for our website visitors to be concerned about the privacy implications of any of the cookies we use, but we do understand that you may need to be made aware of the intention and scope of data stored in the cookies, which are created or updated on your computer when you visit our website. You can always delete these cookies from your computer between visits to our website if desired by accessing the setting within your web browser. You can manage these small files yourself via your browser settings, and learn more about cookies by visiting http://www.aboutcookies.org/

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