INFORMATION WE COLLECT
(a) Registration and Personal Information. In order to access certain areas of our website, register for events, sign up for news, alerts or publications from The Social Beer Company, purchase goods or services from us, contact us or obtain further information from us via our website or otherwise, you may provide us and we may ask you to provide information about yourself, including your name, address, telephone number, email address and certain other information that The Social Beer Company may use to identify you. If you choose not to provide such information, you may not be able to access certain areas of The Social Beer Company's website, receive information or services that you have requested from The Social Beer Company, or receive goods or services which you have requested from The Social Beer Company.
(b) Like many organizations, The Social Beer Company's web servers (computers that host websites) place a “cookie” (a small data file) on the hard drive of your computer when you first connect to our site. This allows us to recognise your computer, on return visits, and helps us study traffic patterns on our website, to improve the site and the services that we provide.
(c) Other Communications. The Social Beer Company may collect information that you provide to us in response to communications that are addressed to you or otherwise.
USE OF INFORMATION
(b) Where you register with us and provide information about yourself or if you provide us information about yourself in other way, we will use your information for the purposes for which it was provided, which may include contacting you and providing you with the information, goods or services that you have requested from The Social Beer Company. We may also use your information to keep you informed about events, publications and products provided by The Social Beer Company that may be of interest to you. You can opt out of receiving such direct marketing communications at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions for the particular mode of communication.
(c) We may also share your personal information with our agents, professional advisers and auditors, IT service providers or other contractors in connection with services that these individuals or entities perform for The Social Beer Company. These individuals or entities are not authorised by us to use or disclose this information except as necessary to provide services for The Social Beer Company or if required so under applicable law. We may, for example, provide your information to agents or contractors for hosting our databases, for data processing services, for processing online registration forms for events, or so that they can send you information or products you requested.
(e) We may disclose information we have about you (i) if we are required to do so by law or pursuant to legal process, (ii) in response to a request from law enforcement authorities or other government officials, including to meet national security requirements, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is reasonably necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss in connection with an investigation of suspected or illegal activity.
(f) We may combine information collected from different sources for any of the purposes listed above. For example, to make The Social Beer Company website easier to use, we may combine information collected via cookies with personal information that you provide to us.
(a) the provision of goods and services;
(b) the administration of our business;
(c) our human resources function (including for the purposes of recruitment);
(d) the maintenance of records; and
(e) marketing and promotion of our goods and services.
(a) processing is necessary for the performance of a contract (such as contract for provision of goods and services) to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract to perform a contract;
(b) processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which The Social Beer Company as the controller of the personal information is subject;
(c) processing is necessary in order to protect the vital interests of the data subject or of another natural person;
(d) processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by The Social Beer Company as the controller or by a third party (such as offering goods or services which we believe the data subject may be interested in following a prior purchase of similar goods or services);
(e) the data subject has given consent to the processing of his or her personal data for one or more specific purposes.
INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS OF INFORMATION
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect against loss, misuse or unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction of the personal information we collect and process. However, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any personal information during their transmission to our website or to us.
DATA RETENTION POLICY
YOUR RIGHTS IN RESPECT OF YOUR INFORMATION
You have the legal rights listed below:
(a) access to a copy of your personal information;
(b) objection to processing of your personal information;
(c) objection to automated decision-making and profiling;
(d) restriction of processing of your personal information;
(e) your personal information portability;
(f) rectification of your personal information; and
(g) erasure of your personal information.
YOUR RIGHTS IN RESPECT OF YOUR INFORMATION
WITHDRAWAL OF SERVICES
HOW TO CONTACT US
You may also report privacy complaints to the Information Commissioner's Office (www.ico.org.uk).