What Information Do We Collect?
We collect information from you when you visit the Site, whether through the Site or via alternative means, including but not limited to completion of Sweet Amber Ventures documents and forms. In this section, We describe what types of personal data We collect, the ways We collect it, and how We use it. While We have tried to be complete, this list is not necessarily exhaustive, given that these activities can vary from time to time. When We collect information, We will tell you at the point of collection what information is required and what information is optional. We collect personal information both directly from the information you provide us with as well as automatically as you navigate through the Site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies. This collection of information includes any information that can personally identify you. This information may include details such as your name, age, gender, email address, mailing address, phone number, and you Internet Protocol (“IP”) address.
Information You Provide to Us
Examples of information that you provide us with include information collected from filling in forms on our Site, when subscribing to promotional communications, when reporting a problem with our Site, when responding to a survey, and records and copies of correspondence, including email addresses, if you make contact with us. The types of personal data typically collected by us may include the following, depending on your activities:
Information Automatically Collected Through Data Collection Technologies
We may contract with third-party service providers to assist in better understanding Site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected except to help Sweet Amber Ventures conduct and improve our business. You may disallow receiving cookies at any time through your web browser. Although you may still use the Site if you reject cookies, some functionality, such as the shopping cart, may be limited.
Our Site may also use IP addresses for the same purposes identified above, as well as to analyze trends, administer our Site, track users’ movements and online activity and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
We may use web beacons (also known as Internet tags or clear GIFs) on our Site to access and set cookies and otherwise help us to better understand how users are moving through our Site. Information provided by the web beacon includes the computer’s IP address, the type of browser being used, traffic data, location data, information about your computer and internet connection, and the time that the web beacon was viewed. We may also use web beacons in emails and newsletters so that We know when such communications have been opened and to otherwise help us tailor our communications to individual users. The information We collect automatically is statistical data and may contain personal information. It helps us to improve our Site and to deliver a better and more personalized service, by enabling us to:
Information Collected from Business Partners
We may obtain your personal data from you directly or when it is provided to us by our affiliates. We may collect personal data related to employees, directors, authorized signatories and other individuals associated with our existing or prospective business partners (collectively “Business Partners”). Information may be collected from Business Partners directly, from a company that employs Business Partners, from our affiliates, during networking events that We have either hosted, or sponsored, or attended; and/or from publicly available sources. We may collect personal data relating to our Business Partners’ employees, officers, authorized signatories, or other associated individuals. Information collected includes but is not limited to names, business addresses, business email addresses, business telephone numbers, business fax numbers, job title or role, business bank account details, date of birth, language of communication, date of first contact, and/or categorization as a business partner.
Information Collected at Our Premises or Our Events
We may obtain your personal data from you directly and from our systems’ records such as your name, business contact details, organization, photo, image, date and time of visit.
Information is Used in the Following Ways:
Who Do We Share Your Information With?
Transfers Outside the European Economic Area
If and when transferring your personal data outside the EEA (which consists of EU member states and Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway), We will only do so using one of the following safeguards:
You may request a copy of any relevant document in relation to transfers of your personal data outside the EEA by contacting us at email@example.com.
You are entitled to obtain information from us on how We handle your personal data, to see copies of all personal data held by us and to request that your personal data is amended, corrected or deleted from our systems. You can also limit, restrict or object to the processing of your data. We do not carry out any decision-making based solely on automated processing, including profiling. If you gave us your consent to use your data, e.g. so that We can send you marketing emails, you can withdraw your consent at any time. Please note that even if you withdraw your consent, We can still rely on the consent you gave as the lawful basis for processing your personal data before you withdrew your consent. You can object to our use of your personal data. If you would like to exercise any of your above rights, contact at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How Do We Protect Your Information?
The security of your personal identifying information is important to Sweet Amber Ventures. Therefore, We implement a variety of appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, or alteration and We only use the services of third parties who implement the same types of security measures . Please keep in mind, however, there is no such thing as perfect security, and no Internet transmission is ever completely secure or error-free. Moreover, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any username and password you use, if applicable.
Do We Disclose Any Information to Outside Parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personal identifying information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist in operating the Site, conducting business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. However, non-personal identifying visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Our website is designed to appeal to adults only. We do not knowingly solicit any information from children or people under the legal drinking age, nor do We knowingly market or otherwise target our websites or our products or services to children or people under the legal drinking age. If We become aware that a visitor to our websites is a child or under the legal drinking age in the country or other territory in which he or she is located at the relevant time and has registered without verifiable parental consent, We will remove his or her personal information from our files.
We will keep and process your personal data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes for which it was collected in connection with your relationship with us, unless We have a legal right or obligation to retain the data for a longer period, or the data is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
Information About Us
We reserve the right to disclose your personal identifying information as required by law and when We believe that disclosure is necessary to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process, to operate the Site properly, or to protect ourselves or our users.
You may choose to have your name taken off the Sweet Amber Ventures email list or to “opt-out” of having your personal identifying information used for certain purposes, including but not limited to receiving additional marketing materials from Sweet Amber Ventures. If you no longer wish to receive marketing and promotional materials from Sweet Amber Ventures, you may contact us at email@example.com.
Unless specifically requested, We do not solicit nor wish to receive any confidential, secret or proprietary information or other material from you through the Site, by email, or in any other way. Any unsolicited information or material submitted or sent to Sweet Amber Ventures will not be deemed to be confidential or secret.
Posting Information to the Site
You are solely responsible for any information and other content you post on or through the Site. You understand that anything you post on or through the Site is generally accessible to and may be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages or other contact from others. Users of any available forums are encouraged to exercise caution when providing information about themselves.
Cookies are small files which often include an anonymous unique identifier sent by web servers to web browsers and stored by the web browsers which enable the site or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. 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. Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, and the time spent at our website. 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.
Our website requires you to enter your date of birth and cookies allow us to remember the data you have entered, so that We do not need to ask you to re-enter information every time you browse to a different page of the website. We also use Google Tag Manager and similar types of cookies which, in conjunction with our web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our website and which parts of our website are most popular. This helps us gather feedback so that We can improve our website and better serve our customers. We do not generally store any personal information that you provide to us in a cookie. Most of our cookies expire within 90 days although our analytics cookies may persist for two (2) to ten (10) years. If you delete cookies relating to this website, We will not remember things about you and you will be treated as a first-time visitor the next time you visit the site.
The purpose of cookies, such as Google Analytics cookies, is storing information such as the time you visit the website, and whether you have visited it before.
We may also use “Social Media” cookies to personalize your interaction with third party social media platforms, such as Instagram and Facebook, where our website uses such features. Such cookies recognize users of these social media sites when you view social media content on our website. They also allow you to quickly share content across media, through the use of simple “sharing” buttons. We use the following Social Media cookies: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Tumblr. For further information about those Social Media cookies please see here:
You may disallow receiving cookies at any time through your web browser. Although you may still use the site if you reject cookies, some functionality may be limited. Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies:
Your California Privacy Rights
Beginning on January 1, 2020, California Civil Code Section 1798.100 permits users of blackenedwhiskey.com (“you”), who are California residents: a) The right to know what personal information is being collected about you ; b) The right to know whether your personal information is sold or disclosed and to whom; c) The right to opt-out of the sale of personal information; d) The right to access your personal information; and e) The right to equal service and price after exercising your privacy rights.
Disclosure Requests or Deletion Requests
You have the right to request the disclosure and/or deletion of your collected personal information. Such requests will be fulfilled upon the receipt of a verified request. A verified request will ask the customer to provide information required to verify their identity including, but not limited to any three of the following: Name, Address, Previous Purchase, Email Address, or Payment Method.
As California residents, you have the right to request the disclosure of the following:
Per the California Consumer Privacy Act, at no point can We disclose your financial information or account password, even upon a verified disclosure request. We do not possess the personal information of minors.
If you cannot be verified, We can either treat your request as a request to opt-out, or We can contact you for more information to verify your identity. You should expect a confirmation email that your information has been deleted or disclosure of information within forty-five (45) days. Deletion includes permanent deletion, de-identification, or aggregation of the information. Any information stored on a back-up system or archive can be deleted whenever the system is next used.
Once the verifiable request is received, the consumer’s personal information will be deleted from the business records and We will direct our service providers to do the same from their records, if applicable. Limitations and exceptions apply:
We may rightfully retain your personal information if it is collected:
Making a Disclosure Request or Deletion Request
To make such a request, click here.
DO NOT SELL MY PERSONAL INFORMATION
You also have the right to opt-out of the selling, sharing, or renting of your personal information. Selling personal information is defined as sharing information for any valuable consideration. Opt-out requests will be completed upon the receipt of your opt-out request. To submit an opt-out request, you may send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.