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Privacy & Cookie Policy

PART I. OUR COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY

Winnow Limited ("Winnow", "we", "us", "our") takes your privacy very seriously. To ensure that your privacy is protected and your privacy choices are respected, we have set out in this Website Privacy Policy an explanation of our online information practices as well as the decisions you may make regarding how your information is collected and used when viewing or utilising our website http://www.winnowsolutions.com/ (the "Website"). 

PART II.  WHAT WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT

This policy applies to all information collected through our Website and when you register and use our portal and other services.

Information you give to us when using the Website

We may collect any personal information that you choose to send to us or provide to us on our "Waste Saver Calculator" form and other landing pages created by Winnow.  We will use this information  for the purposes of sending you your Waste Saver Report and periodic communications by e-mail such as news updates, service announcements and other information about our activities.  It is also possible to create an account via our website and upload or download information.  The information you provide as a user will be used to deliver services to you, such as regular reports.

Furthermore, we may use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • Dealing with your inquiries and requests
  • Administering tickets for attending events organised by Winnow
  • Maintaining information as a reference tool or general resource
  • Reporting statistics to funders and other stakeholders]

We will also collect the information you provide us when you sign up to The Winnow Food Waste Blog. We ask visitors who sign up for a blog at blog.winnowsolutions.com to provide an email address. Winnow collects such information to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with blog.winnowsolutions.com and send updates about blogs posted on blog.winnowsolutions.com

We and our third party marketing partners may also use the information you send to us for our marketing purposes, if this is in accordance with your marketing preferences.  However, you will always be able to opt-out of our marketing at any time (see the "Unsubscribe from Our Mailing List" section below).

In addition, we may also collect personal information when you contact us by post, email or telephone.

Information we automatically collect when you use the Website

When you visit this Website, we collect certain information related to your device, such as your device's IP address, referring website, what pages your device visited, and the time that your device visited our Website.

We will use this information:

  • to administer our Website and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
  • to improve our Website to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer; and
  • as part of our efforts to keep our Website safe and secure.

Please see the "cookies and similar technologies" section below for further information on our use of cookies on the Website.

Sharing and disclosure of information to third parties

We may share and disclose information about you in the following circumstances:

  • Vendors, consultants and other service providers – we may share your information with third party vendors, consultants and other service providers who are working on our behalf and require access to your information to undertake that work e.g. to process billing or provide customer support, etc.;
  • Our business partners -  We may disclose your personal data to our business partners for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you.
  • Compliance with laws – we may disclose your information to a third party where we are legally required to do so in order to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or government request;
  • Vital interests and legal rights - we may disclose information where we believe it necessary in order to protect the vital interests of any person, or to exercise, establish or defend our legal rights; and
  • Business transfers – we may share or transfer your information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.

PART III.  INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS AND SECURITY

Data transfers

Winnow servers are located in the US and the EU. This means that your personal information will be transferred to these territories. We may also transfer personal information to our various offices world-wide, including our APAC Office in Singapore. When we do, we will ensure that we do so in a way that complies with this Privacy Policy and provides an adequate level of protection for your personal information. 

Security

We use appropriate technical, organizational and administrative measures to protect any personal information we process about visitors to our Website.

However, please note that no Internet transmission can ever be guaranteed 100% secure, and so we encourage you to take care when disclosing personal information online and to use readily available tools, such as Internet firewalls, anti-virus and anti-spyware software, and similar technologies to protect yourself online.

PART IV. COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES

Our Website use cookies (small text files containing a string of alphanumeric characters that we put on your computer) to distinguish you from other Website users.

When you visit our Website we may send one or more cookies to your browser.  They enable us to store information about your device that is then used for matching certain other device related information that we collect via the browser. This helps us, amongst other things, to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Website and also allows us to improve our Website.

The table below explains what cookies are used on the Website. 

Types of cookie

Who serves these cookies

How to refuse

Essential website cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our Website and to use some of its features. 

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Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the Website to you, you cannot refuse them.

You can block or delete them by changing your browser settings however, as described below.

Performance and functionality cookies (including user preference and anonymous performance cookies): These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our Website but are non-essential to their use.  However, without these cookies, certain functionality may become unavailable. For instance, these cookies collect information about the pages you visit most often, if you encounter missing pages or broken links. Furthermore, our web publishing software use cookies to find out if you are logged in to our content management system (CMS), because there is added functionality made available you if you are logged in.

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To refuse these cookies, please follow the instructions below under the heading "How to turn cookies off?"

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Analytics and customisation cookies: These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our Website is being used or to help us customise our Website for you.

 

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To refuse these cookies, please follow the instructions below under the heading "How to turn cookies off?"

 

Advertising cookies: These cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you.  They perform functions like preventing the same ad from continuously reappearing, ensuring that ads are properly displayed for advertisers, and in some cases selecting advertisements that are based on your interests.

 

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Google Adwords - https://www.google.co.uk/adwords

To refuse these cookies, please follow the instructions below under the heading "How to turn cookies off?"

 

Other third party cookies including Ssocial networking cookies: Our website uses third-party tools for ticket booking, media display and social networking. These cookies are used to enable you to share pages and content that you find interesting on our Website through third party social networking and other websites.  These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes too.

YouTube may use cookies to check if you are logged in to their website so you can “Like” a video.

The Add tool enables social sharing of our website content: cookies enable this tool to recognise if you are already logged into a social network or not.

Eventbrite for ticket booking: Eventbrite uses cookies to remember what type of ticket/s you want to buy when you go through to the Eventbrite website.

 

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YouTube LLC

Eventbrite

[Please refer to the party that serves to add cookie identified in the first column]

 

To refuse these cookies, please follow the instructions below under the heading "How to turn cookies off?"

 

How to turn cookies off?

You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. 

You can set or amend your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies. Click the Help menu in your browser to find out how, or follow one of the links below for information about the specific browser you are using. If you choose to reject cookies, you may still use our website though your access to some functionality and areas of our website may be restricted.   As the means by which you can refuse cookies through your web browser controls vary from browser-to-browser, you should visit your browser's help menu for more information.

In addition, most advertising networks offer you a way to opt out of targeted advertising.  If you would like to find out more information, please visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or http://www.youronlinechoices.com.

PART V. YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS

Update and access to your information

We provide all visitors to our Website with the opportunity to access, review, modify, and delete any personal information that has previously been provided. You can send an email to [email protected], or call us on +44 (0) 203 637 2690 for this purpose.  If you make a request to access your personal information we may charge you a fee subject to a maximum specified by applicable law.

Unsubscribe from our mailing list

You may at any time ask us to remove you from any mailing list on which you previously asked us to include you [by sending us an email at [email protected] by calling us on +44 (0) 203 637 2690 or by clicking "Unsubscribe" in any e-mail communications we send you].

PART VI. OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Other websites

Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites that are linked to from our Website. We encourage our visitors to be aware when they leave our Website and to read the privacy statements or policies of each and every website that they visit.

Children

Our Website is not directed to individuals under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from such individuals. If you become aware that a child has provided us with information, please contact us at [email protected] we become aware that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with personal information, we will take steps to delete such information.

Changes to our Website Privacy Policy

If we change our Website Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page in addition to updating the "Last Updated" date at the top of this webpage.  If we make material changes, we will notify you more directly, for example by posting a notification or message on the Website or by emailing you prior to such changes taking effect.  We encourage you to review this Website Privacy Policy regularly to stay informed of the latest modifications.

How to contact us

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about this Website Privacy Policy, then please contact us on [email protected]

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