Privacy and cookies policy
The Macallan ("We") have created this Privacy and Cookies Policy
to demonstrate a firm commitment to your privacy, to explain how we
use the information we collect about you and to describe the
procedures we have in place to protect your privacy.
The Macallan is owned by Edrington, a private limited company
(Registered in Scotland No. 36374) with its registered office at
Edrington, 2500 Great Western Road, G15 6RW.
We collect and process the following information which you have
chosen to provide to us:
- Information that you provide by filling in registration forms
on our site. This includes information provided where you have
subscribed to our newsletter service or where you have requested
further services from us.
- Your age / date of birth which we collect to verify that you
are of legal purchase age to visit our sites.
- Details of transactions you carry out through our sites, and
information provided by you (e.g. your name, telephone number,
e-mail and postal addresses) to ensure the fulfilment of any orders
which you place with us.
- If you contact us, we may keep a record of that
- Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited
to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication
data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or
otherwise and the resources that you access.
- IP addresses - when you visit our site, we will automatically
receive your IP address, a unique identifier for your computer or
other access device. This is statistical data and does not identify
you as an individual.
By providing any personal information to us, you fully
understand and consent to the transfer of such personal information
to, and the collection and processing of such information in, other
countries or territories. Any such transfer and processing by us
What are 'cookies'?
Cookies are small files downloaded to your computer or mobile
device when you browse certain websites. Cookies contain
information that is transferred to your computer's hard
Please visit www.allaboutcookies.org for more
information about cookies and the way they work.
By using our website you agree that we can place the following
cookies on your device:
Type of Cookie
Category & Description
"Age Gate" Cookie
Strictly Necessary Cookies
This type of cookie is essential to enable you to move around
the website and use its features.
We use the age gate cookie to verify both the country and age of
the user to confirm that you are old enough to view the site
"Shopping Basket" Cookie
We store a generated shopping basket to allow the products
selected by the user to be added to the shopping basket and then
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a
This analytical tool is used to allow us to track which parts of
a site you visit and tells us which websites you came from to get
to our website.
All information collected by this cookie is aggregated and is
Functionality Cookie used to remember customer selections that
change the way the site behaves/looks
At your request we may place a cookie to remember your
preferences so that you do not need to re-enter your details
(country/age and language)
Links to other social networking sites
Third party cookies which enable users to access third party
To provide you with a quick link to social networking sites such
as Twitter and Facebook we embed external cookies from third
parties within our website. You can view the cookie usage policy of
these third parties on their own websites.
How do I disable / enable cookies?
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers
automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your
browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent
you from taking full advantage of the website.
If you would like to opt out of being tracked by Google
Analytics across all websites which you visit please visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Some areas of our site use AddThis, a widely used social
bookmarking service that makes it easy to share articles to social
media websites like Twitter or Facebook. If you would like to opt
out please visit http://www.addthis.com/privacy.
Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to
learn more about the management of cookies. Alternatively you can
visit www.allaboutcookies.org for more
Use of personal information
We use the information provided by you in the following
- To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most
efficient manner for you and for your computer.
- To provide you with information, products or services that you
request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have
consented to be contacted for such purposes.
- To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered
into between you and us.
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our
service, when you choose to do so.
We may periodically send promotional e-mails about new products,
special offers or other information which we think you may find
interesting using the e-mail address which you have provided.
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 tell us that you wish this to happen.
If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass
your details to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick
the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your
Disclosure of information
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our
group, which includes our subsidiary companies.
We may disclose your personal information to third
- In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in
which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective
seller or buyer of such business or assets.
- If The Edrington Group or substantially all of its assets are
acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it
about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
- If we are under a duty to disclose your data to comply with any
legal obligation; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of
The Edrington Group, our customers, or others. This includes
exchanging information with other companies and organisations for
the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
To keep you informed about our latest offers, we may notify you
through one of our e-mail newsletters or by mail of current
promotions, specials and new additions to our website. If you wish
to receive such communications please contact
firstname.lastname@example.org or use the register link found at the
foot of the website.
Other members of The Edrington Group of companies with whom we
share your information may contact you by mail, telephone, e-mail
or fax to tell you about promotions or services which may be of
interest to you or to give you information about forthcoming
events, promotions or other activities. Such third parties shall
only contact you where you have provided your consent when
registering with The Macallan. If at any time you wish to withdraw
your consent for third parties to contact you please send your
notification to email@example.com.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To
prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place
suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to
safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet
is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect
your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data
transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.
Access to information
The Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act") gives you the right to
access information held about you. Your right of access can be
exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be
subject to a small fee to meet our costs in providing you with
details of the information we hold about you.
If you would like a copy of the information which we hold about
you please write to:
If you believe that any of the information we are holding on you
is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or e-mail us as soon as
possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any
information as advised.
This website is protected by copyright. Permission is given for
the downloading and temporary storage of one or more of these pages
for the purpose of viewing on a personal computer or monitor. The
reproduction, permanent storage, or re-transmission of the contents
of this website is prohibited without the prior written consent of
The Edrington Group or Highland Distillers Limited. For permission
to reproduce any of the contents of this website please contact
Unless otherwise stated all contents of this website are
copyright of Edrington or Highland Distillers Limited:
2500 Great Western Road,
Tel: +44 141 940 4000
Fax: +44141 940 4040
Any links to third party websites are provided solely for the
purpose of your convenience. We have no control over the content of
such websites and accordingly make no representation concerning the
content of those sites to you nor make endorsement of any of them.
We have not tested any content, software features or links found on
their sites and do not give any representation regarding their
quality, safety, suitability or reliability or any of the material
contained in them.
Please note that telephone and other connection charges may
apply to your use of this website. For details of such charges you
should contact your telephone company and internet service
The information contained in this website may include opinions
or views which, unless expressly stated otherwise, are not those of
The Edrington Group.
This website is not guaranteed to be free from any so-called
computer viruses and it is strongly recommended that you check for
such viruses before down-loading it to your computer equipment.
The information and other contents of this website are designed
to comply with Scots law. This website shall be governed by and
construed in accordance with Scots law and all parties irrevocably
submit to the jurisdiction of the Scottish courts. If anything on
this website is construed as being contrary to the laws applicable
in any other country, then this website is not intended to be
accessed by persons from that country and any persons who are
subject to such laws shall not be entitled to purchase our products
unless they can satisfy us that such purchase would be lawful.
Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure that the
information provided on this website is correct at the time of
writing it is not possible to provide any guarantee of accuracy.
The Edrington Group does not accept responsibility or liability to
any person for loss or damage suffered as a consequence of their
placing reliance upon the information. You should make appropriate
queries and satisfy yourself before placing any reliance upon or
taking any action on such information. By so placing reliance or
taking action you accept that you do so at your own risk.
Changes to our Privacy & Cookies Policy
Any changes we may make to our privacy and cookies policy, we
will post such changes to our website so that you are always aware
of what information we are collecting from you, how we will be
using it and if we will be disclosing it to a third party.
If you have any questions about this privacy and cookies policy
or your dealings with this website, you may contact The Macallan by
e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to: The
Macallan, West Kinfauns, Perth, PH2 7XZ.