Privacy & Cookie Policy

1. Introduction

Winton Estate owned and managed by the Winton Trust takes your privacy seriously. This privacy policy describes how and why we obtain, store and process data which can identify you. We may update this policy from time to time and shall indicate on the web site when changes have been made.

2. The information we collect

Information is collected from you when you register with us, or when you contribute to or use some of the advanced features on the site. The information we collect is clearly set out on the web page on which we collect it. See for example our Winton Wire registration page and online enquiry form. In addition, we may collect your IP address.

3. Why we collect it

We only collect information about you so that we can personalise your use of the site, send you the Winton Wire newsletter and improve the site generally. Depending upon your selections for our data protection questions we may arrange for you to be sent information about related products and services from us (see section 4). You may update the answers to your questions at any time.

4. Who we disclose it to

4.1 We will only pass on information about you as an individual (as opposed to aggregate information) to third parties to enable us to perform services requested by you or with your prior consent.

4.2 In certain circumstances we may need to disclose information about you if you breach this privacy policy or if you breach the Terms and Conditions. We may also disclose or access your account if required to do so by law or by any Governmental body.

5. Data Protection

Winton Estate is registered with the Information Commissioner in the UK as a "data controller" in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. Further details of the registration are available at www.dpr.gov.uk.

6. Security

Keeping information about you secure is very important to us and certain sections of the site may encrypt data using SSL or a comparable standard. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure. As a result, whilst we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information which you send to us, and you do so at your own risk.

7. Accessing and updating your personal information

We will always let you have a copy of personal information we have about you, should you request it, and you may correct it if you wish. Instructions about how to do this are available from enquiries@wintoncastle.co.uk

Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies.  By using this website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to Winton Castle’s use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.

The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.  This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.

There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies.  Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

Google cookies

Winton Castle uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website.  Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers.  The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information.  Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

AdWords Remarketing

This website uses the Google AdWords remarketing service to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an enquiry. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network.

Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the https://www.wintoncastle.co.uk  website. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy.

You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin. You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you, including opting out of interest based marketing entirely, using the Google Ad Preference Page.

Other third party cookies

When you use this website, you may also be sent the third party cookies for various purposes.

Refusing cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse or accept cookies.

In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.

In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.

Blocking cookies may have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.

Questions?

If you have any questions or complaints relating to this Privacy Policy or how we use the personal information we have about you, please contact enquiries@wintoncastle.co.uk. We will endeavour to respond to you promptly.