1. Introduction

We respect your right to privacy and comply with our obligations under the Irish Data Protection Act and The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679.

The purpose of this Web Site Privacy Statement is to outline how we deal with any personal data you provide to us while visiting this web site.

 2. Types of Information Collected

Personal Data 

This is data that identifies you or can be used to identify, contact you or process services on your behalf and may include your name, address, email address, user IP addresses in circumstances where they have not been deleted, clipped or anonymised, telephone number, and billing information. Such information is only collected from you if you voluntarily submit it to us or have authorised us to obtain it.

Non-Personal Data

Like most web sites,  statistical and other analytical information is collected on an aggregate basis of all visitors to our web site. This Non-Personal Data comprises information that cannot be used to identify or contact you, such as demographic information regarding, for example, user IP addresses where they have been clipped or anonymised, browser types and other anonymous statistical data involving the use of our web site.

3. Purposes for which we hold your Information

Non-Personal Data 

We use the Non-Personal Data gathered from visitors to our web site in an aggregate form to get a better understanding of where our visitors come from and to help us better design and organise our web site.

 - Session Cookies

This web site uses "cookie" technology. A cookie is a small text file stored by the browser on your computer, at the request of our server.  Session Cookies are used on our website to ensure that your session is maintained when you move from page to page of our site so that any choices that you have made are remembered (in the case of a shopping cart, for example products that you have added there are maintained for you until you are finished). No personal information is recorded in the session cookie, and the cookie is automatically deleted when you close your browser. You are always free to decline our cookies, if your browser permits, or to ask your browser to indicate when a cookie is being set. You can also delete cookie files from your computer at your discretion. Note that if you decline our session cookies or ask for notification each time a cookie is being set, this may affect your ease of use of this web site.

 - Analytics Cookies

We do not use analytics cookies.

Personal Data 

We will process any Personal Data you provide to us for the following purposes:- to provide you with the services you have ordered; to contact you if required in connection with your service order or to respond to any communications you might send to us.

4. Disclosure of Information to Third Parties

We will not disclose your Personal Data to third parties.

5. Security

Your Personal Data is held on secured servers hosted by our trusted vendors or/and on secured computers at our premises. Be aware that no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure or private. However, we will take all reasonable steps (including appropriate technical and organisational measures) to protect your Personal Data.

7. Updating, Verifying and Deleting Personal Data

You may inform us of any changes in your Personal Data, and in accordance with our obligations under the Irish Data Protection Act and The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679. with regard to the Processing of Personal Data, and any implementing and/or amending legislation as may be adopted in Ireland from time to time, we will update or delete your Personal Data accordingly. To find out what Personal Data we hold on you or to have your Personal Data updated, amended or removed from our database, please contact us at contact@frenchwines.ie in the first instance.