Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Royal Mile Whisky Auctions uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website. We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask the you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Please do note that we may change this policy from time to time by updating this page and so we recommend that you regularly check this page to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

 

TOPICS

 

WHAT WE COLLECT

We may collect the following information:

(For the list of cookies we collect see the Cookies section below.)

 

HOW DO WE USE THE INFORMATION

We primarily use the information to provide you with a better auction service but particularly in the following areas:

 

MARKETING

If you have opted in to our email newsletters then we will send you regular newsletters containing information based on your subscription preferences that we feel may interest you such as new auctions, special offers and news. Please note that email information will be passed to our email platform, Mailchimp, to ensure it gets to your email address correctly.

You have the right to opt out of any email marketing at any time. To do this please send an email to info@rmw.auction from the email address that you would like removed from our marketing database or unsubscribe directly from the email.

 

STORAGE AND SECURITY

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

To further ensure that your data is secure we will only hold personal data for the minimum amount of time that is legally or legitimately required after which point it is securely destroyed.

 

COOKIES

Cookies are small files that ask to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. If you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any personal information about you.

Below is a full list of cookies that we currently use on this website:

__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz - Google Analytics cookies

am_user_state – Website session cookie

These cookies are installed in a visitor's web browser when they agree to have cookies stored on their web access device.

Google Analytics cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We can then use the resulting data to generate reports that can help us improve the website experience. These cookies collect data anonymously; the resulting information allows us to identify the number of visitors who have come to the website, where visitors have come from, and which web pages visitors viewed while on our website.

Website session cookies are used to determine whether visitors are logged into the Royal Mile Whisky Auction website.

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking: "Tools" & "Internet Options" & "Privacy", and selecting "Block all cookies" using the sliding selector.

This choice will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.

Most browser companies provide instructions on disabling cookies on their web sites. You can learn more about cookies at AboutCookies.org

 

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

 

CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulation. This is typically without charge but in some exceptional circumstances a small fee may be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to info@rmw.auction.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

 

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We keep this privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page.

This privacy policy was last updated on 24 May 2018.