Our Privacy & Cookies Policy reflects our respect for your privacy. It explains how we use any information we collect about you and describes the procedures we put in place to protect your privacy.
WHO WE ARE
Highland Park is ultimately owned by The Edrington Group Limited, a private limited company (registered in Scotland No. 36374), and our registered office is at The Edrington Group, 2500 Great Western Road, Glasgow G15 6RW.
THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND PROCESS
We only collect and process the information that you choose to provide us with when you fill in registration forms on our website. This includes joining our Inner Circle or placing an order via our online shop. If you contact us for other reasons, we may also keep a record of that correspondence.
We collect your age and date of birth to verify that you are of legal age to visit our website. We also collect details of your visits to our website including (but not limited to) traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data.
When you visit our website, we automatically receive your IP address (a unique identifier for your computer or other devices you use to visit us online) however this is statistical data and does not identify you as an individual.
By providing any personal information to us, you fully understand and consent to the transfer of this personal information to, and the collection and processing of such information in, other countries or territories. Any such transfer and processing by us will be in accordance with this Privacy & Cookies Policy.
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Here’s how we use the personal information you provide:
Please note that we may share your information with third parties whom we engage to provide services to you (for example, order fulfillment). We ensure that third parties comply with data protection legislation in relation to the processing of your personal information.
AND HOW WE DON’T USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your express permission or are required by law to do so.
WHEN WE’RE ALLOWED TO DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We’re allowed to disclose your personal information to any members of The Edrington Group, including subsidiary companies.
And we are also allowed to disclose your personal information to third parties for the following reasons only:
HOW AND WHEN WE’LL CONTACT YOU
If you’ve given us your consent, we may notify you by post or email about promotions, special offers or new additions to our range. If you’d like to receive this kind of communication, please visit the Inner Circle section of our website (www.highlandparkwhisky.com/innercircle) and join up.
Other members of The Edrington Group may also contact you by post, phone or email to tell you about promotions or services which may be of interest to you – or to give you information about upcoming events, promotions or other activities – but only when you have previously given consent for them to do so.
Third parties will only contact you if you have provided your consent when registering your details with Highland Park. If at any time you wish to withdraw your consent for Highland Park or third parties to contact you, please let us know via [email protected]
COOKIES AND HOW WE USE THEM
Cookies are small files that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you browse certain websites. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. If you’d like to find out more about cookies and how they work, please visit allaboutcookies.org.
By using our website, you agreed that we can place the following cookies on your device:
|TYPE OF COOKIE||CATEGORY & DESCRIPTION||PURPOSE|
|Age Gate Cookie||Strictly Necessary Cookies
This type of cookie is essential to enable you to move around our website and use its features.
|We use the Age Gate Cookie to verify both your country and age to confirm that you are old enough to view our site content.|
|Shopping Basket Cookie||We store a generated shopping basket to allow the products you select to be added to the shopping basket and then purchased.|
|Google Analytics||Performance Cookies
These cookies collect information about how our visitors use our website.
|This analytical tool allows us to track which parts of our site you visit and also tells us which websites you came from to get to our website. All information collected by this cookie is aggregated and is therefore anonymous.|
|Functionality Cookie||Functionality Cookie
This type of cookie is used to remember customer selections that change the way our site behaves or looks.
|At your request we may place a cookie to remember your preferences so that you do not need to re-enter your details (country/age and language).|
|Links to other social networking sites||Third Party Cookies
These cookies enable users to access third party sites.
|To provide you with a quick link to social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook, we embed external cookies from third parties within our website. You can view the cookie usage policy of these third parties on their own websites.|
You can, of course, choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept them but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer – do bear in mind that this may prevent you from enjoying our website to the full. (And, if you’d like to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all the websites you visit, go to tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout)
Some areas of our website use ShareThis which is a widely used social bookmarking service that makes it easy to share articles to social media sites like Twitter or Facebook. If you’d rather opt out of this, please go to sharethis.com/privacy
We’re committed to ensuring that the information you give us is secure. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we’ve put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and make secure the information we collect. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. So although we’ll do our best to protect your personal data, we can’t guarantee the security of the data you transmit to your site – as such, any transmission is at your own risk.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
Data protection legislation gives you the right to access information held about you and your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the legislation.
If you’d like a copy of the information we hold about you, please write to:
Website Enquiry, Highland Park, 100 Queen Street, Glasgow G1 3DN, Scotland.
And if you believe that any of the information we hold about you is either incorrect or incomplete, please write to us at the same address, or email us at [email protected] as soon as possible. We will correct or update your information as quickly as possible.
The Highland Park website (www.highlandparkwhisky.com) is protected by copyright and, unless otherwise stated, all the contents of this website are the copyright of Highland Distillers Limited. Permission is only given for the downloading and temporary storage of one or more of this website’s pages for the purpose of viewing on a personal computer or other device. The reproduction, permanent storage or re-transmission of any of the contents of this website is prohibited, without the prior written consent of Highland Distillers Limited. For permission to reproduce any of the contents of this website, please contact [email protected]
Any links to third party websites from this website are provided solely for your convenience. We have no control over the content of those websites and accordingly make no representation or endorsement of their content to you. We haven’t tested the content, software, features or links found on those third party sites and don’t give any representation regarding their quality, safety, suitability or reliability.
Please note that telephone and other connection charges may apply to your use of this website. For details of such charges, please contact your phone company and/or internet service provider directly.
The information contained in this website may include opinions or views which, unless expressly stated otherwise, are not those of The Edrington Group Limited.
This website is not guaranteed to be free from any malware and we strongly recommend that you check for this before downloading it to your computer equipment.
The information and contents of this website are designed to comply with Scots law. This means that the website shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Scots law and all parties irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of the Scottish courts. If anything on this website is construed as being contrary to the laws applicable in other countries, then the website is not intended to be accessed by persons from that country – any persons, therefore, who are subject to such laws shall not be entitled to purchase our products unless they can satisfy us that such a purchase would be lawful.
While every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided on this website is correct at the time of writing, it’s not possible to provide any guarantee of accuracy. The Edrington Group does not accept responsibility for, or liability to, any person who has suffered loss or damage as a consequence of relying on this information. You should make appropriate enquiries and satisfy yourself regarding the validity of any information before relying on it or taking actions based on it and, by so doing, you accept that your reliance or actions are at your own risk.
If you any questions about this Privacy & Cookies Policy, or any of your dealings with this website, please email Highland Park at [email protected]