Ystwyth Ales

PRIVACY POLICY for www.ystwythales.co.uk

At Ystwyth Ales we are committed to safeguarding and preserving the privacy of our visitors and clients. Information will only be collected to provide clients and visitors with the best possible service and will be held securely and in accordance with the law. Any information given voluntarily or involuntarily by our visitors is only used for the express purpose for which that information was intended and it is never shared with third parties without your express consent. This Privacy Policy explains what data we collect when you visit our site and how that information is used.

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version of this page on our website. You should visit this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.

Information We Collect

We do not collect any personal information from/about you when you you use this website. However, should you use email addresses on this site or use email links to contact Ystwyth Ales we will hold your email address and the contents of your email.

In common with the vast majority of websites we collect, store and use information in order to manage our website, monitor traffic, to analyse trends and gather broad demographic information about use of the site. This includes information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, country, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation.

None of this information can be used by us to identify you personally.


We will not disclose such information, provided by you, to third parties except insofar as required by the law.

Security of your personal information

We will take all reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of personal information provided by you. Please note, data transmission by email is inherently insecure, we cannot, therefore, guarantee the security of data sent by email. Ystwyth Ales, therefore does not accept liability for any errors, omissions, or breaches of confidentiality that may arise as a result of Internet transmission of personal information. Whenever personal information is involved we will use methods of communication other than the internet.

Use of Your Information

We use the information that we collect from you to provide our services to you. We will not use that information for any other purpose. We will not, without your express consent, provide your personal information to any third parties.

Use of Cookies

A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser. Many websites use cookies. You can find out more about the way cookies work on http://www.cookiecentral.com.

We do not set permanent cookies on this website, although we do set session cookies in order to manage visitors on our server and provide statistical data. These cookies expire and are deleted when you close your browser. The cookies we set cannot be used to identify you and no personal data is collected about you or your visit to our site.

Cookies are set by third parties such as Google and social media websites.  These cannot be used to identify you or track your use of the website.

They are:

Used by the Add This social media links on our site. Expires at the end of the session.
Used by the Add This social media links on our site. Expires after 2 years.

We use Google Analytics to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. The cookies set by Google Analytics are:

_utma Contains a random number. Expires after 2 years.
_utmb Contains a random number and expires after 30 minutes.
_utmc Contains a random number. Expires at the end of your session.
_utmz Contains a random number details of the referring website. Expires after 6 months.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Third Party Websites

We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites you might visit using links on our website. Links on this website do not imply endorsement or approval of those site’s contents or policies towards visitor privacy.

Access to Information

In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 you have the right to access any information that we hold relating to you on provision of proof of identity. Please note that we reserve the right to charge a fee of £10 to cover costs incurred by us in providing you with that information.

Contacting Us

Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any matter relating to this Privacy Policy at enquiries@ystwythales.co.uk