PRIVACY POLICY & COOKIE POLICY

Cocktail Credentials (“CC”) is committed to preserving the privacy of all its customers. Please read the following privacy policy to understand how we use and protect the information that you provide to us.

By registering on our website or booking with us, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms of this policy.

INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT FROM YOU
When you visit our website or register with us, you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name, username, e mail address and or company name. We may also collect information about your usage of our website as well as information about you from emails you send to us.

USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
Your information will enable us to provide you with the services you have requested. We will also use and analyse the information we collect for market research purposes and so that we can administer, support, improve and develop our business.

In particular, we may use your information to contact you for your views on our services and to notify you occasionally about important changes or developments to our website or our services. Further, where you have consented, we might also use your information for the purposes of sending you our newsletter and other marketing material (or those of carefully selected third parties). We may contact you by post, telephone (where information is provided) and by e-mail. If you change your mind about being contacted in the future, please let us know.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
The information you provide to us will be held on our computers in the United Kingdom and may be accessed by or given to our staff for the purposes set out in this policy or for other purposes approved by you. In particular, we may pass your information to our independent suppliers in connection with the services we provide you with and to other third parties for the purposes of customer support, data analysis and similar processes arising out of the services we provide to you.

If our business enters into a joint venture with or is sold to or merged with another business entity, your information may be disclosed to our new business partners or owners.

Finally, unless required to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.

COOKIE POLICY: USE OF COOKIES
This Website uses cookies which are used to distinguish you from other users of our website, help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website, perform essential functions such as allowing you to register and also allows us to improve our site.

What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or hard drive (of a computer or other device) if you agree. When you visit a website, a computer asks your computer for permission to store this file so that it can remember who you are.

What cookies do we use?
Cookies we use include ‘persistent cookies’ (the cookie is stored by the web browser until a set end date) and ‘per session’ cookies (the information expires at the end of the session when the website is closed). We also use ‘analytical cookies’. Analytical cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to the site and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. So the information we gather through cookies may include, amongst other things, subscription data, the date and time of visits, the pages viewed and the time spent at our Website and the information may be stored between visits. This information can also help us to understand how the website is used.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

NECESSARY COOKIES
These help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
Name Purpose Expiry
JSESSIONID Preserves users states across page requests.

 

Session
 
STATISTIC COOKIES
These help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
_ga

_gid

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 2 yrs
_gat Used by Google Analytics to maintain the smooth running of the website Session
vuid Collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as which pages have been read . Session
 
MARKETING COOKIES
These are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers (NB we do not use ads on cocktailcredentials.com)
collect Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Session

 

OTHER COOKIES.
fca_eoi_frequency_674
fca_eoi_pagecount

CONTROLLING COOKIES
By continuing to use this Website, you are deemed to agree to the use of the cookies as described here. If you do not consent to the use of these cookies however then you can easily modify your web browser settings to block some or all cookies. Kindly note if you modify your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) some aspects of the Website may not work properly and you may not be able to access all areas of the Website. You can find out more about cookies and adjusting browser settings at www.allaboutcookies.org

To opt out of google analytics cookies visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Please note that the cookies used on the Website may change from time to time. You should check back regularly to see if we have made any changes to this Policy and the cookies referred to in it.

SECURITY AND DATA RETENTION
We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires.

ACCESSING AND UPDATING
You are entitled to see the information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact us. We are entitled by law to charge a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY
Any changes to our privacy policy in the future will be posted to the site and, where appropriate, through e-mail notification.

CONTACT
All comments, queries and requests relating to our use of your information are welcomed and should be addressed to info@cocktailcredentials.com.

 

Last updated 20.5.18