We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter or fill out a form. When you choose to order wine on our web site, you will be sked for your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information. These details will never be shared with a third party and will be held securely in our database. We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Database to be only accessed by those authorized with special access rights to our systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.
You will be asked to enter your card security number in order to further secure your shopping experience. We do not store your credit card details or make them available to you when you make another order through your account for your protection.
Please ensure that your account password is known only by you. If you believe someone else to have obtained your password, please contact us so that we can suspend your account.
Our website uses Google Analytics (a web analytics service), which sets a cookie on your web browser in order to evaluate your experience of our website. The cookie is used to store information, such as what time you visited our website, whether you have visited the site before, what site referred you or what you searched for to find us.
If you continue to browse our website without changing your cookie settings, we will presume that you are happy to receive this cookie from our website. If, however, you are not happy to receive cookies from our website, you can change your browser cookie settings at any time.
AVOIDING WEBSITE COOKIES
If you wish not to receive cookies from this website, you can change your web browser settings so that you will be notified when any website tries to send you a cookie. At this point you can choose to accept or refuse the cookie. In addition you can also delete historical cookies from your browser at any time.
In order to manage cookies please refer to your web browsers help function, which will guide you through the process of managing your browsers privacy settings. Alternatively, you may want to visit www.aboutcookies.org, an independent website which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers.
Alternatively if you wish just to avoid Google Analytic cookies consider Google’s browser plug-in available for most web browsers “Opt-out of Google Analytics cookies“.
WHY YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT COOKIES
A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your website visitors computers when they land on your website. Cookies allow your website to record things such as; what search terms they entered into a search engine to find your website or how many people came to your website on a specific day. In other instances cookies are used to provide core functionality such as; keeping members logged in to your website or enabling customers to buy products or services from you via the website.
On the 26th May 2012 the New EU cookie law (e-Privacy Directive) came into effect which meant that any website using cookie technology must inform visitors that cookies were being used and what for.
CHANGES TO POLICY
This policy was last modified on June 2015
GETTING IN TOUCH
We can be contacted by post, email and telephone as detailed below.
The Wine Buff, PO BOX 415, Limerick
+353 61 423 904
All contracts that result from the use of this website are concluded in English. Relevant legislation governing these Terms & Conditions is the Sales of Goods (Supply of Services) Act, 1980, the Consumer Information Act, 1978, the Electronic Commerce Act, 2000, the EU Directive on Distance Selling, SI 207 of 2001 and SI 68 of 2003, the Data Protection (Amendment) Act, 2003 and the Copyright & Related Act, 2000.