ROOTS SODA CO. PRIVACY POLICY

Protecting your privacy is important. Our policy is designed to help you understand how we collect, use, and protect the personal information you provide to us, so that you can make informed decisions.


Under GDPR regulations, we need your consent to collect information about you.


Consent means (You) the individual have given Roots Soda Company clear consent to process your personal data for a specific purpose.


We collect personal data when you visit our website, make a purchase on our website, contact us via email and through the post, sign up to our newsletter, and apply for a job.



DATA WE COLLECT WHEN YOU VISIT OUR WEBSITE

When you visit our website, we collect personal data about your device, web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies installed on your device.


We also collect personal data about the search terms and websites that referred you to our website, the individual pages you visited on our website, and the products you viewed. We collect this information using cookies, log files and web beacons.

COOKIES
Cookies are data files that are placed on your device and often include an anonymous and unique identifier.

LOG FILES
Log files track actions taken on our website, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

WEB BEACONS
Web beacons, tags and pixels are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.



DATA WE COLLECT WHEN YOU MAKE A PURCHASE ON OUR WEBSITE

When you make or attempt to make a purchase through our website, we collect information from you. We collect your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information, email address, and phone number.



DATA WE COLLECT WHEN YOU CONTACT US VIA EMAIL OR THROUGH THE POST

The information we collect, when you contact us via email or through the post, is dependant on your reason for contacting us. We may need to collect your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information, email address, and phone number.



DATA WE COLLECT WHEN YOU SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER

To receive our newsletter, we need your name and email address.



DATA WE COLLECT WHEN YOU APPLY FOR A JOB

To apply for a job at Roots Soda Company, we require your CV in electronic format via email, or physical format delivered by mail or in person. The information required for this is your name, date of birth, phone number, address, qualifications, achievements, hobbies, and interests. Roots Soda Company will store your CV in our secure system for one year.



DATA PROCESSING AND STORAGE

Data collected when referred to and visiting our site is processed by Facebook and Google.


Data collected when visiting, or ordering from, our web shop is stored and processed by Shopify Inc. on a secure website linked to ours. They have their own privacy policy, which can be accessed here.


Data collected when visiting, or ordering from, our apparel store is stored and processed by Teemill Tech Ltd on a secure website linked to ours. They have their own privacy policy, which can be accessed here.


Data collected when subscribing to our newsletter is stored and processed by The Rocket Science Group LLC–doing business as Mailchimp–on a secure system. They have their own privacy policy, which can be accessed here.



WHAT WE DO WITH YOUR DATA

Roots Soda Company will only use your data for the purpose it was collected. We use personal information to administer our business activities, provide the products and services you requested, contact you about our products and services, process your payment, and to provide updates, offers, and promotions via our newsletter.


We collected information to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns.


We may use your personal information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you.



OPTING OUT

For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit https://www.allaboutcookies.org.

For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at https://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.


You can opt out of targeted advertising by using the links below.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads.

Google: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous.

Bing: https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads.

Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info.


Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.


Individuals, who have opted in to our newsletter, can opt out at anytime by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of our newsletter.



WHO WE SHARE YOUR DATA WITH

We do not share, sell, lend or lease any of the information that uniquely identifies an individual (such as email addresses or personal details) with anyone except to the extent it is necessary to provide the products and services that you have requested.


By using our services, contacting us via email or through the post, or by applying for a job at Roots Soda Company, you consent to our collection and use of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.


You do not have to share your details with us, but if you do not, you can not order our soda or apparel online, subscribe to our newsletter, or apply for a job at Roots Soda Company.


When you place an order through our website, we will maintain your order information for our records unless you ask us to delete this information.


We reserve the right to amend this privacy policy at any time.


If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, or if you want to know what information we have collected about you, please contact us. You can also correct any factual errors in the information we hold about you, or require us to remove your details form any list under our control.


Any queries can be directed to hello@rootssoda.co.uk.