This page contains the information gathering and use policies adopted by Walter & Aglae Hagg, further called "The Connoisseur" in connection with this web site (the "Site") and any marketing campaigns, including by email (the "Emails"). These policies are subject to periodic review and any changes will be included within this section of the site.
The Connoisseur is not responsible for the privacy policies of third party web sites to which links are provided. You should check the privacy policies on these sites before providing any personal information.
Collection of information
IP addresses of visitors are logged for administration purposes. The IP address indicates the location of your computer on the Internet. This information may be aggregated to provide statistical information about the users of our Site and recipients of our Emails.
On our Site no individual user will be identifiable from such information, which is used to ensure the Site reflects the needs of users. IP addresses are not used to track your session and are not linked to anything personally identifiable. The Connoisseur does require registration for access to the Site. For our Emails, individuals are identifiable for the purpose of marketing our services and providing details of events.
It will normally be clear when personal information is being collected. Personal information is generally collected for the following purposes:
- so we can deliver requested materials or information
- if you book to attend an event
- if you submit an online form
- if you apply to participate in a tour or lecture activity or provide information by your own will and decision
The information required is necessary to enable The Connoisseur or one of its related entities to deal with your enquiry, but additional information may be requested to help us to provide the most appropriate response. If such additional information is requested, it is highlighted and its provision is voluntary.
Sensitive information is not sought through the Site or Emails except where legally required as part of the recruitment process. Sensitive information includes data relating to: race or ethnic origin; political opinions; religious or other similar beliefs; trade union membership; physical or mental health; sexual life or criminal record. Where you do provide sensitive information this will be accepted as explicit consent to The Connoisseur or one of its related entities to use that information in connection with the purpose for which it has been provided.
Cookies and tracking system
Use of information
Information is used only for the specific purpose for which it was provided except where you explicitly select to receive other information from The Connoisseur or one of its related entities. When requesting material or asking someone to contact you, you will have the option to request other information that may be of interest.
You can opt out of receiving information from The Commoisseur or one of its related entities or request that your personal details are deleted from our systems at any time by emailing us via our online contact form.
Accuracy of information
The Connoisseur assumes responsibility for keeping an accurate record of personal data once you have submitted the information, but not for confirming the on-going accuracy of your personal information. If you advise The Connoisseur that your personal data is no longer accurate, it will be amended (where practical).
Provision of information to third parties
Information is normally only provided to a third party if it is required to deal with your enquiry, but there may be other circumstances where The Connoisseur is required to provide information as a result of legal process.
The Connoisseur does not undertake marketing activities for third parties, nor does it provide information to third parties for their own marketing purposes.
Retention of information
Information is kept for as long as is necessary to fulfil your request or deal with your event application.Where you have consented to additional information being provided by The Connoisseur or one of its related entities your details will be retained for a reasonable period of time.
Security of information
The data controller collecting the information described in this statement is The Connoisseur. Unless you instruct us otherwise, information you provide will be used by The Connoisseur and persons, bodies corporate or partnerships controlled (directly or indirectly) by The Connoisseur (i.e. Walter and Aglae Hagg). Personal data collected by The Connoisseur will not be transferred to partners of The Connoisseur.
Generally accepted standards of technology and operational security have been implemented to protect personal information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. All partners of The Connoisseur are required to keep personal information confidential and only authorised persons have access to such information.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement please email us via our online contact form.