Privacy Policy

We believe this Privacy Policy is clear, fair and legal.  Please contact us with any questions or concerns.

Scala Wine
PO Box LB 740,
London W1A 9LB, UK

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1 All rights to content on the site are reserved.  Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is strictly prohibited. All opinions expressed in the site content are those of Scala Wine unless attributed to others.  Short quotations of content on this site are permissible in all media as long as they are attributed to Scala Wine, include a date reference and are set in context.

2 The domain name of this site SCALAWINE.COM has been registered worldwide and we will pursue all legal means to protect exclusive use of this domain by ourselves and to protect the security of our site.

3  Confidentiality and Trust. The data controller of this website is the entity Scala Wine. Scala Wine will not reveal any personal information given to us by users of this website to third parties, unless expressly required to do so by law officers within the terms of English legal jurisdiction.  In particular we will not reveal any commercial information about individuals or organisations to third parties and expect the same in return from users and clients of Scala Wine.  We will in all matters make every effort to comply with the provisions of the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR)   Under the 1998 Act we are not required to register notification of being a Data Controller to the Data Protection Commissioner as all the information we process about users is for core business purposes and so is exempt. 

4  Email and Server Security All email we may send to site users and any attachment/s is intended for the addressee/s only.  It may contain privileged or confidential material. If received in error we apologise; please inform us on +44 20 7281 3040 or by email. If you are not the intended recipient we prohibit use, copying or any dissemination by you of any or all material enclosed or attached, without our permission. We take all precautions to check for viruses, other malware, hoaxes and associated warning emails which can be vehicles for viruses and malware. However we cannot guarantee this material is virus or malware free and urge you to scan and check all email and attachments before opening. The site is hosted on outsourced servers whose owners take all precautions to maintain the security of data held but expressly refuse all liability for any failure of system security.

5  Commercial Transaction Information. No information concerning commercial clients, potential clients or transactions with clients is held on this website infrastructure servers even if such clients are also users of the site. We do not keep payment card information following transactions to buy service or wines from Scala Wine. If goods and services are paid for by card transaction, Scala Wine processes those using Worldpay or Sage software which encrypts and separates processing information from Scala Wine possession. We do keep records of the name, email address and delivery address of those we sell goods and services to, so that we may continue to make legitimate commercial offers to such clients from time to time.

6  Site Traffic Analysis. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).  Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.  You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.  The transfer by Google of IP addresses to the USA outside the European Economic Area does not contravene the 8th principle of the Data Protection Act 1998 as this is not personalised information but identifies only the computer which was connected to the site through its IP address.

7  Marketing. If you have given us personal contact details through use of the site or activities of Scala Wine, we may from time to time contact you for marketing purposes. You will be asked if you wish to continue to receive information from Scala Wine and can say yes or no to that. If you say no, you will not be contacted further unless you change your mind and tell us. If you do not opt in or unsubscribe from our marketing communications we may send you further material but each time we will re-ask you to opt in or unsubscribe.  Where you have bought goods and services from Scala Wine in the past we are able to continue to market to you as we have a legitimate commercial interest to do so. But you also have the right to unsubscribe from such communications.

8  Blog. We reserve the right to edit or not to publish comments on blog entries sent to us by users.  Opinions expressed in the main blog postings are always those of the author identified in the byline and are not necessarily those of Scala Wine.

9. Jurisdiction. This policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and use of this website involving the acquisition or exchange of personal information by Scala Wine and users is subject to the provisions of all such relevant laws. The site owners hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in respect of any dispute or matter arising out of or connected with this policy and all users are also hereby subject to this jurisdiction by virtue of their site use.

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