Privacy Policy

Welcome to the Derwent Scotch Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy explains our commitment not only to privacy, but to our valued visitors and clients.

This Derwent Scotch Privacy Policy (hereinafter “Policy”) explains the types of information collected when accessing, browsing, or using this website, how this information may be collected, how this information may be used, and who this information may be disclosed to.

The website derwentscotch.com (hereinafter “Site”) is owned and operated by Derwent Scotch. respect and understand concerns about personal privacy and the need to treat personal information in a responsible manner. Derwent Scotch. operates in accordance with, but not limited to, the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This Policy explains the commitment of Derwent Scotch. not only to privacy, but to our valued visitors and clients.

Client service and satisfaction is a foremost priority. This Site has been designed based on the premise of providing an enhanced and optimised user experience.

Collection of Information

Derwent Scotch may collect personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable information from this Site. Such information may be collected directly when Site visitors: contact Derwent Scotch, sign-up to receive emails and/or newsletters, complete registration forms, complete surveys, complete polls, complete forms, request publications, or apply for career opportunities. Such information may also be collected indirectly, with or without the use of cookies, when visitors browse and navigate this Site.

Derwent Scotch may collect information from this Site such as, but not limited to: name, mailing address, telephone number, email address, geographic location, internet browser type, operating system, Internet Protocol Address (IP Address), Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) information, referring website, date and time of visit, website areas visited, time spent on website, frequency of visit, and additional click-stream data.

Internet Browser settings can be configured to freely decline Site cookies, but in doing so, may limit user experience, Site features, and Site functionality.

Use of Information

Derwent Scotch may use information collected from this Site for any of the following purposes such as, but not limited to: recognising prior visitors and clients, retrieving visitor and client information, obtaining additional visitor and client information, communicating with visitors and clients, sending newsletters and other correspondence via email and/or postal mail, product and/or order fulfilment and processing, service fulfilment and processing, conducting internal audits and reviews, and protecting, maintaining, and optimising the security and integrity of this Site.

Disclosure of Information

Derwent Scotch will not give, sell, transfer, or rent information collected from this Site without prior consent. However, Derwent Scotch may disclose information collected from this Site under the following circumstances: if Derwent Scotch have reason to believe that such disclosure is necessary to comply with law enforcement, if Derwent Scotch have reason to believe that such disclosure is necessary to protect the rights of Derwent Scotch, and in the event that the assets of Derwent Scotch are acquired by a third party.

Derwent Scotch may disclose information collected from this Site for any of the following purposes such as, but not limited to: recognising prior visitors and clients, retrieving visitor and client information, obtaining additional visitor and client information, communicating with visitors and clients, sending newsletters and other correspondence via email and/or postal mail, product and/or order fulfilment and processing, service fulfilment and processing, conducting internal audits and reviews, and protecting, maintaining, and optimising the security and integrity of this Site.

GDPR Rights

Visitors and clients within the European Union are entitled to certain information and have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation. Those rights include:

Derwent Scotch will retain any information visitors and clients choose to provide until the earlier of: (a) visitors and clients asking us to delete the information, (b) our decision to cease using our existing data providers, or (c) Derwent Scotch decides that the value in retaining the data is outweighed by the costs of retaining it.

Visitors and clients have the right to request access to data that Derwent Scotch stores and the rights to either rectify or erase their personal data. Visitors and clients have the right to seek restrictions on the processing of their data. Visitors and clients have the right to object to the processing of their data and the right to the portability of their data.

To the extent that visitors and clients have provided consent to Derwent Scotch’s processing of their personal data, they have the right to withdraw their consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based upon consent that occurred prior to their withdrawal of consent. Derwent Scotch requires only the information that is reasonably required to enter into a contract with visitors and clients. Derwent Scotch will not require visitors and clients to provide consent for any unnecessary processing as a condition of entering into a contract with Derwent Scotch.

International Transfer of Information

Personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable information collected from this Site may be transferred among Derwent Scotch offices or personnel, or to third parties located throughout the world. This Site may be visited and hosted throughout the world; including countries that may not have data protection laws surrounding the collection, storage, usage, and disclosure of personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable information. By accessing, browsing, or using this Site, you voluntarily consent to the international transfer and hosting of such information.

Opt-Out

Newsletter and mailing list subscribers can opt-out by clicking on the Unsubscribe link, or equivalent link, contained within the body of any email received.

Third Parties

Derwent Scotch may use third parties and disclose information collected from this Site to such parties for any of the following purposes such as, but not limited to: recognising prior visitors and clients, retrieving visitor and client information, obtaining additional visitor and client information, communicating with visitors and clients, sending newsletters and other correspondence via email and/or postal mail, product and/or order fulfilment and processing, service fulfilment and processing, conducting internal audits and reviews, and protecting, maintaining, and optimising the security and integrity of this Site.

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology is used for the purposes of establishing an encrypted link between a server and a client to transmit sensitive information. Information encrypted and secured using SSL abides by generally accepted industry standards during transmission. Derwent Scotch cannot guarantee absolute security and protection of personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable information, as no method of electronic transmission is completely secure. However, Derwent Scotch endeavour to take every necessary precaution to safeguard and protect any information collected from this Site.

Consent & Changes to this Policy

By accessing, browsing, or using this Site, visitors and clients 16 years of age or older voluntarily consent to the collection, storage, usage, processing, and disclosure of personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable information by this Site as described in this Policy. Visitors and clients under 16 years of age require the consent of their parent or guardian.

There may be times when Derwent Scotch amend, modify, remove, or change various aspects of this Policy. Derwent Scotch strongly recommends that visitors and clients revisit this Policy periodically to ensure awareness of the current Policy. Continued use of this Site following any changes signifies acceptance of these changes. This Policy was last updated on May 25, 2018.

Please visit Contact Us for any inquiries relating to this Policy.

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