Coolhurst Vineyards Ltd are committed to protecting and respecting the privacy of all of our clients, and we understand that you care about how information about you is used and shared and we appreciate your trust in us to do that carefully and sensibly. This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed.

We collect your personal data for two main reasons:

  • To process any orders you make and to deliver those orders to you
  • To send you special offers, pre-sale offers and business updates.

We undertake:

  • That you can control the personal data you provide us with and that we will always be transparent about how we collect and use it
  • We will always tell you what personal data we are collecting from you, the means by which we will collect it and how we will use it. We will only use your personal data for the purposes we originally told you about.
  • We will always use market-leading technology and software to ensure that your personal data is secure and when we ask another organisation to provide services to us which involve sharing your personal data with them, we will always make sure they have appropriate security measures

Who are we?

Coolhurst Vineyards Ltd is a private company registered in England and Wales with company number 09341805. Our operations office is, Renvyle, Okehurst Lane, Billingshurst, West Sussex RH14 9HR. If you have any questions about how we look after your personal data, you can contact us:

  • In writing, at the address above.
  • By email using
  • By telephone on 01403 610 144

How do we collect your personal data?

  • When you give it to us directly. For example, when you create a customer account, sign up to our newsletter on our website, communicate with us or purchase our products or services such as vineyard tours, you may choose to give us certain information.
  • We may also collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. You may refuse to accept some cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, you should be aware that if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site and in some instances unable to proceed with the ordering of the products provided by us. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.

What category of personal data do we collect?

  • Your name and contact details
  • This can include your postal, billing and delivery addresses (which would include the addresses of any family or friends you choose to send wine to); your telephone number(s), including, if you provide it, your mobile number; and your email address
  • Purchases and orders made by you
  • When you set up an account with us, your password
  • Your correspondence with us

How and why do we use your personal data?

  • To send you the wines and other products and services you have purchased
  • To present you with information on new wines and pre-release offers or updates from Coolhurst Vineyards
  • To comply with the law (for example, to ensure that we only sell products containing alcohol to those aged 18 or over)
  • To complete a transaction or authorize a purchase that you have requested
  • To verify the accuracy of information you submitted to us
  • To monitor, administer or improve the site or develop a future website
  • To contact you about the site or inquiries you make through the site

When do we share personal data?

We have to share some of your personal data with certain third parties so that we can provide you with our products and services. Our core service provider includes the courier company we use to deliver our products to you, we need to share data with them to deliver you wine.

We never share your data with other third-party companies unless you have consented to say that it is ok to do so.

We are required to co-operate with regulators (like the Information Commissioner’s Office or HMRC) and law enforcement agencies (like the Police or the Serious Fraud Office). Regulators and law enforcement agencies can require us to share information with them as part of an investigation; this may include your personal data. We would have to disclose your personal data where we believe that disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with the regulator or crime enforcement agency’s demand.

How long do we hold your personal data for?

We will not keep your personal data for longer than is necessary for the purposes described in this policy.  However,

  • we will keep personal data while your account is active
  • we may keep certain categories of personal data after your account is closed in order to meet any legal or regulatory requirements, or to resolve a legal dispute
  • we may keep different types of personal data for different lengths of time (for instance, we may need to keep certain personal data relating to your purchases in order to comply with HMRC’s VAT reporting requirements)

Your rights

You have a number of rights under data protection laws.

  • You have the right to be informed. We need to be clear with you about how we process your personal data. We do this through our Privacy Policy, which we will keep as up to date as possible.
  • You have the right of access. You can access the personal data we hold on you by contacting us on 01403 610 144 or  To process your request, we will ask you to send us two forms of proof of identity so that we can be sure we are releasing your personal data to the right person. We will process your request within one month or, if the request is particularly complex, two months.
  • You have the right to rectification. We welcome feedback from you to ensure our records are as accurate and up-to-date as possible. If you think that the information we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete please ask us to correct it by contacting us on 01403 610 144 or You have the right to erasure. You can ask us to delete your personal data; however, this is not an absolute right. We can refuse to erase personal data which we need to keep (i) to comply with a legal obligation (for instance, we are required by HMRC to keep certain personal data for up to 6 years for VAT reporting purposes); and (ii) in relation to the exercise or defence of any legal claims. When you ask us to delete your personal data, we assume that you do not want to hear from us again. Other than as described above, we will always comply with your request and do so promptly.
  • You have the right to transfer your personal data (known as data portability). You have the right to move, copy or transfer your personal data from one organisation to another. We hold little information that would be much use to another wine producer but if you do wish to transfer your personal data we would be happy to help.
  • You have the right to object. If you would like us to stop processing your personal data for marketing purposes simply let us know by contacting us on 01403 610 144 or