Tarquin's cornish gin - Privacy Policy

What is the purpose of a Privacy Policy?

This privacy policy aims to give you information on how we collect and processes your personal data through your use of this website.

This website is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.

Our website aims to provide information about products and company information. In order for us to provide you with our website and services we may need to collect personal information about you.

We want you to use our website and services safe in the knowledge that any personal information you give us is held in accordance with the law. We have written this Privacy Policy to tell you:

  • What personal information we collect about you when you use the Website.
  • How we use your personal information.
  • Who we may share your personal information with.
  • Any transfer of personal information outside of the EEA.
  • How long we keep your personal information.
  • What we do to protect your personal information.
  • What choices you have in relation to your personal information.
  • This website is owned and operated by Southwestern Distillery Limited, Higher Trevibban Farm, Wadebridge, PL27 7SH. If you have any comments or queries about this website, please contact hello@southwesterndistillery.com

We last updated this Privacy Statement in April 2019.

Personal Information we collect about you

What information we collect about you

We may collect the following information about you:

  • Your name and address
  • Your contact details including email address and telephone number
  • What kind of products you are interested in
  • Details of your orders
  • Correspondence about your order
  • Your payment details
  • Details of products we have provided to you in the past

We collect information about you in two different categories:

  • Identifiable information – this is information that allows us to identify you such as name and email address, telephone number etc
  • Anonymous information – we may collect information that does not personally identify via cookies on our website which allow our website to work and give us information about the pages you visited.

Personal Information you give us

We may collect personal information about you when you:

  • Fill in an enquiry form
  • Contact us by email or post
  • Contact us by telephone
  • Purchase goods from us

Personal Information we collect automatically

When you visit our website or use our services, we may collect certain information automatically such as:

  • The pages that you visit

Personal Information we collect from other sources

We work with a number of other organisations such as payment processing companies, credit reference agencies, internet search engines, marketing organisations and cookie providers who may provide us with information about you.

We may collect personal information from the following organisations:

  • Google Analytics – cookie provider (https//analytics.google.com)
  • Paypal S.a.r.l – payment provider (www.paypal.com)
  • Ticketinghub – information about your order (www.ticketinghub.com)

How we use your Personal Information

To provide our website, process your request for information or your booking, we may use your information in the following ways:

  • to provide you with the products you have asked for
  • to send you marketing materials (if you have agreed to this)
  • to contact you about a request you may have made
  • to fulfil any contracts you have entered into with us
  • to comply with our legal obligations or as otherwise as may be required by law or regulation
  • to prevent and detect fraud
  • to tell you about changes to our services or website
  • to help us develop the website and make it better for all users
  • to administer our website (such as troubleshooting, data analysis, research)
  • to keep our website safe and secure

Our legal basis for using your information

The law only allows us to use your personal information in certain limited circumstances. We have listed these below and what information they allow us to process.

1.) Where we need to perform the contract we have entered into with you

Examples of how we may use your information in order to comply with a contract that we have entered into with you:

  • to provide you with the goods you have requested
  • to administer and provide the website (such as troubleshooting, data analysis & research)

2.) Where you have consented to us using your personal information

When you submit information to us on our website, we will process that information in order to comply with your request for further information.

3.) Where we need to comply with a legal obligation

Examples of how we may use your information to fulfil a legal obligation

  • Keeping records for tax purposes

Our Marketing

We may provide you with information about products, special offers, and other news where we feel these may interest you.

Depending on what contact information you have given to us, we may contact you by email. We will only do this where you have consented to receiving such information from us or where you have purchased goods from us and have not told us that you do not want to receive our marketing.

You can opt out of such marketing at any time and if you wish to do so, please email us at hello@southwesterndistillery.com

Sharing your Personal Information

Other third parties

We may share your information with certain other third parties including:

  • Our business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you.
  • Our website providers who need to see your information in order to keep our website up and running.
  • Analytics and search engine providers who analyse information about your use of our website and help us to tailor the product and offers that we offer to you and other users.

We work with the following organisations:

  • Microsoft 365 – Email and Microsoft Applications (www.microsoft.com)
  • Paypal S.a.r.l – Payment Providers (www.paypal.com)
  • Ticketinghub – information about your order (www.ticketinghub.com)
  • UPS – courier services

Legal Requirements and Law Enforcement

We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • If we sell our business in which case the personal information that we hold will be part of the transferred assets
  • If we are required by law, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use. This includes exchanging information with other organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction

Third Party Privacy Policies

Our site may contain links to websites owned by other organisations. If you follow a link to another website, these websites will have their own privacy policy.  We suggest that you check the policies of any other websites before giving them your personal information as we cannot accept responsibility for any other website.

Where we store your Personal Information

Storage of Personal Information

We are committed to ensuring that our suppliers have appropriate technical, administrative and physical procedures in place to ensure that your information is protected against loss or misuse. All personal information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers.

Retention of information

We only hold your personal information for as long as necessary for the purposes for which we collected your information.


If you chose to send us information via email, we cannot guarantee the security of this information until it is delivered to us.

Your rights

Access to information

You have the right to access information that we hold about you. If you wish to receive a copy of the information that we hold, please contact us on hello@southwesterndistillery.com or write to us.


Changing or deleting your information

You can ask us at any time to change, amend or delete the information that we hold about you or ask us not to contact you with any further marketing information. You can also ask us to restrict the information that we process about you.

You can request that we change, amend, delete your information or restrict our processing by emailing us at hello@southwesterndistillery.com.

Right to prevent Automated decision making

We do not carry out any automated decision making, but in the unlikely event that it did occur, you have a right to ask us to stop any automated decision making. We do not intentionally carry out such activities, but if you do have any questions or concerns, we would be happy to discuss them with you and you can contact us at hello@southwesterndistillery.com.

Transferring Personal Information

You have the right to request that your personal information is transferred by us to another organisation (this is called “data portability”). Please contact us at hello@southwesterndistillery.com with the details of what you would like us to do and we will try our best to comply with your request. It may not be technically feasible, but we will work with you to try and find a solution.


If you make a request to us under this Privacy Policy and you are unhappy with the response, you can ask for the request to be reviewed under our internal complaints procedure. Our internal complaints procedure allows your request to be reviewed by a director who will do their best to try and resolve the issue.

If you have been through the internal complaints procedure and are still not happy with the result, then you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. They can be contacted as follows:

Website: www.ico.org.uk

Telephone: 03031231113

Address: Information Commissioners Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We review our Privacy Policy on a frequent basis to check that it accurately reflects how we deal with your information and may amend it if necessary. You should check this page regularly to see the most up to date information.

How to Contact us

We welcome questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy which can be sent to hello@southwesterndistillery.com