What Information we collect about you and how it is used
When booking a wine tasting or wine course with us, we request your name, email address, delivery address, phone number (optional) and in the case of WSET courses, your date of birth. We collect this data to process your registrations for any courses or tastings and to deliver services to you as well as to send you information regarding the course or tasting on which you are registered (or have registered interest in). In some cases, your booking requires us to post materials to you as well, such as gift vouchers or reading materials to be provided in advance of WSET courses.
When contacting us with regard to Corporate or Private Wine tastings via the website enquiry form we request your name, email address, phone number and company name (if applicable). This information is used to respond to your request for details about how we can potentially assist with your event enquiry. If we are not best suited to assist with your request, we will forward to another wine school within the Local Wine School network who can better serve your enquiry. We do not share this information outside the Local Wine School network.
Sharing your personal data with third parties
For us to provide you with certain qualification courses, such as WSET courses or Wine Scholar Guild courses, we must share some of your personal data with these approved organisational bodies. We provide this information when required by these organisations in a way that is both secure and sensitive.
In order to fulfil our newsletter emails, we collect and store your first name, last name and email address with a third-party email provider - Mailerlite. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our newsletters. Mailerlite do not pass this information to any other organisation. For more information, please see Mailerlite privacy notice.
We are also required to co-operate with regulators (like the Information Commissioners Office) and law enforcement agencies (like the Police or the Serious Fraud Office). Although it does not happen often, regulators and law enforcement agencies can require use to share information with them as part of an investigation, and this may include your personal data.
You have a number of individual rights relating to the processing and storage of your personal data. They are as follows
- The right to be informed
- The right of access
- The right to rectification
- The right to erasure
- The right to restrict processing
- The right to data portability
- The right to object
- Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling
Further information can be found at the Information Commissioner’s Office website
Withdrawal of consent, erasure, and information access
Please contact us if you wish to do any of the following:
- withdraw your consent for activities for which you have previously consented
- request a copy of the information that we hold on you
- request the deletion of information that we hold on you
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