Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 21-09-2021

INTRODUCTION

Big Pub Guide Ltd respects the privacy of our users. This Privacy Policy sets out how we collect, use, dispose, and safeguard your information when you visit our website (bigpubguide.co.uk) including other media such as our mobile website connected to the “Site”. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. If you do not agree with the terms of this privacy policy, please do not access the site.

Big Pub Guide Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date of this Privacy Policy, so you are encouraged to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and will be deemed to have accepted the changes in any revised Privacy Policy by your continued use of the Site after the date such revised Privacy Policy is posted. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Privacy Policy on the Site, and you waive the right to receive specific notice of each such change or modification.


What we collect

We may collect the following information:

Personal data

Name and job title

Contact information including email address and telephone number

Demographic information such as address

Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

Derivative data

Information our servers automatically collect when you access the Site, such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, access times and pages viewed.

Financial data

Financial information, such as data related to your payment method (e.g. valid credit card number, card brand, expiration date) that we may collect when you order a subscription. We only store very limited, if any, information that we collect. Otherwise, all financial information is stored by our payment processor -currently Stripe.

Mobile data

Geo-Location Information: Information about the location of your device to provide location-based services e.g. ‘Pubs Near Me’ feature.

Mobile Device Data: Device information, such as your mobile device ID, model, and manufacturer.

Social Network data

Subscribing pubs may publish links to their social media pages. Should you click such a link whilst viewing a pubs page, we may record that you clicked the link but do not collect any information regarding your interaction with these sites beyond the initial click.


What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and for the following reasons:

Internal record keeping.

We may use the information to improve our products and services.

We may use your information to contact you for market research purposes.

We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.

We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.


Disclosure of your information

We may share information we have collected about you in certain situations. Your information may be disclosed as follows:

By Law or to Protect Rights

If we believe the release of information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation. This includes exchanging information with other entities for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Third-Party Service Providers

We may share your information with third parties that perform services for us or on our behalf, including payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service, and marketing assistance.

Interactions with Other Users

If you interact with other users of the Site those users may see your name, profile photo, and descriptions of your activity, including sending invitations to other users, chatting with other users, liking posts, following blogs.

Online Postings

When you post comments, contributions or other content to the Site, your posts may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside the Site in perpetuity.

Third-Party Advertisers

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Site. These companies may use information about your visits to the Site and other websites that are contained in web cookies in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

Social Network

If you connect to the Site through a social network, your contacts on the social network will see your name, profile photo, and descriptions of your activity.

Other Third Parties

We may share your information with advertisers and investors for the purpose of conducting general business analysis. We may also share your information with such third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.

Sale or Bankruptcy

If we reorganise or sell all or a portion of our assets, undergo a merger, or are acquired by another entity, we may transfer your information to the successor entity. If we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, your information would be an asset transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that the transferee may decline honour commitments we made in this Privacy Policy.

We are not responsible for the actions of third parties with whom you share personal or sensitive data, and we have no authority to manage or control third-party solicitations. If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.


Tracking technologies

When you access the Site, there is no access to your computer/device in any way and no personal information is collected using any tracking technology.

Cookies

We may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels, and other tracking technologies on the Site to help customize the Site and improve your experience.

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You can remove or reject cookies but be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Site. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used and use this data to improve our website and improve your experience. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Website Analytics

We may also partner with selected third-party vendors such as Google Analytics and others, to allow tracking technologies and remarketing services on the Site by using first party cookies and third-party cookies, to, among other things, analyse and track users’ use of the Site, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand online activity. By accessing the Site you consent to the collection and use of your information by these third-party vendors. You are encouraged to review their privacy policies and contact them directly for responses to your questions. We do not transfer personal information to these third-party vendors.

 

Third-party websites

The Site may contain links to third-party websites and applications of interest, including advertisements and external services, that are not affiliated with us. Once you have used these links to leave the Site any information you provide to these third parties is not covered by this Privacy Policy, and we cannot guarantee the safety and privacy of your information. Before visiting and providing any information to any third-party websites, you should inform yourself of the privacy policies and practices (if any) of the third party responsible for that website, and should take those steps necessary to, in your discretion, protect the privacy of your information. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of any third parties, including other sites, services or applications that may be linked to or from the Site.

 

Security

We use administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information. While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information.

 

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

You will only be asked to fill in a form on the Site when ordering an annual subscription, and when doing so you can click the box to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes. If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at [email protected] We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you inform us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Big Pub Guide Ltd, 33 West Borough, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1LT.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us or email us at the above address and we will correct it accordingly.

BASIC LISTING

Whilst a BASIC listing is free of charge, please note its limitations when considering the effectiveness of your advertising.

A PREMIER listing generates significantly more views and enquiries as it provides priority position on searches, comprehensive information on all your pub's features plus your phone number and website link, making your pub quick to see, attractive to view and easy to contact. In addition, the search ranking of your website is improved because your website is back-linked to ours.


SEARCH FOR A PUB IN 3 EASY WAYS

1) Enter Pub Name (e.g. Red Lion) and click search.

2) Enter an Area and click search.
An 'Area' can be a town (which will return all pubs within the town itself as well as surrounding villages) or a National Park (e.g Dartmoor).

You can also enter both Pub Name and Area and then click search.

3) Pubs Near Me
Click this button to return all pubs closest to your present location.

Once the initial search is made you can apply multiple Filters (e.g. Beer Garden, Dog Friendly, Vegetarian menu, etc) to refine your search results.

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