SECURITY & PRIVACY
'drinkstore' is committed to protecting
the privacy and security of those using our Site. The information that you provide
about yourself to 'drinkstore' will only be used by us in accordance
with our Privacy & Security Policies as set out below.
We never make your personal details available to companies or third parties outside 'drinkstore' for the purposes of marketing.
We may occasionally use the personal information we collect about
you to send you email newsletters featuring the latest promotional
news and special offers. This information is collected from the Site’s registration form
and includes contact information (e.g. name & email address) and
some demographic information (e.g. county/country). All information is
kept in compliance with the Data Protection (Amendment) Act, 2003.
Personal information is also used for shipping
orders to customers in respect of purchases made by them or for them,
sending confirmation details for those purchases to the customer making
the purchase and for processing orders and payments. If at any time you want to know what information 'drinkstore' hold about you, please feel free to contact us and we will
provide you with details of all the information we hold about you. If
you want to remove the information at any time, please let us know and
we will remove it straight away.Should you wish not to receive our
email newsletters you can remove your email address from the list by
using the links in the emails we send you.
At some point in the future we may wish to provide
statistics about our customers, traffic patterns and related site
information to reputable third parties, however the information will
not include any personal customer information or identify individual
The information you provide to the 'drinkstore' web site is covered by this policy and is protected in transit by using a network protocol called Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). SSL is the industry standard technology for secure online transactions. A simple way to know your transmission is protected is by referencing the URL. If it starts with https:// you can be assured that it is using SSL. Transactions are processed only from secure browsers. These browsers encrypt the information sent using SSL, which scrambles the data to make it extremely difficult for anyone who intercepts the information to read it. 'drinkstore' has contracted with an internet commerce transaction service vendor (Realex Payments) with the goal of protecting our customers’ personal and financial information. Transmissions from this vendor to credit card processors also are encrypted and sent via dedicated leased private circuits.Cookies: A cookie is a small data file that certain websites write to your hard drive when you visit them. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID that the site uses to track the pages you have visited. The only personal information that a cookie can contain is the information you supply yourself. They can be used to store
passwords and username/details required for certain activities on the site. A cookie may be disabled in the customer’s web browser, but this may affect usability of some parts of the Site.