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The Glasgow Malt Whisky Company limited (Trading as “The Jar Troon”) is committed to protecting your personal information and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy sets out the purposes for which we will collect, hold and use your personal information and how this might be shared with third-parties. It also explains your rights in respect of your personal information.

The Glasgow Malt Whisky Company Limited is a company registered in Scotland (Company Number SC434093).

1. What personal information we collect

We may collect, hold and use the following personal information from or about you:

  • Your Forename
  • Your Surname
  • Your Email address
  • Proof of age (if required)

It is your responsibility to check and ensure that all the personal information you provide to us is correct, complete, accurate and not misleading. If you become aware that any of the personal information you have provided to us or that we hold about you is out of date or is otherwise inaccurate, please contact us using the details set out at the end of this Privacy Policy.

2. Why we collect your personal information

We may collect, hold and use personal information from or about you for the following purposes:

  • To keep you up to date with new products, events competitions and other relevant promotions
  • To administer and complete any request that you make of us, for example to provide any product or service that you have requested from us (and to keep in contact with you for such purposes);
  • To you keep you informed of any changes to our website;
  • To help diagnose server problems and administer our website;
  • To comply with applicable laws or regulations, court orders, law enforcement and fraud prevention requirements.

3. Who we share your personal information with and why

Unless you specifically ask us to share your personal information with a third-party we will not share your personal information

4. How your personal information is protected and where it is kept

Your personal information will be held within the United Kingdom or in the European Economic Area on a secure server. We will use reasonable security measures to seek to prevent unauthorised access to your personal information.

Your marketing information is held on our online marketing platform and only the company directors have access via double password security.

Online purchase information is used differently, these specifics can be found further down this page

5.How long your personal information is kept

Your personal information will be held for no longer than is reasonably necessary for the purpose for which it was obtained. We will carry out periodic reviews of the personal information that we hold about you to ensure that this is the case.

6. Your rights

You have the right to request that any inaccurate or incomplete personal information that we hold about you is modified or corrected at any time.

In certain circumstances, you have the right to request that we delete the personal information we hold about you at any time (although this may adversely affect your ability to attend or participate in competitions or events).

In certain circumstances, you have the right to request that we provide your personal information to you, in a particular format, for your own re-use.

You have the right to access (without charge) the personal information that we hold about you by making a “subject access request” of us at any time. Requests we be dealt with within 72 hours.

To exercise any of the above rights, please contact us using the details set out below. Any requests will be considered under applicable data protection legislation. If you remain dissatisfied, you have the right to raise a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office at ww.ico.org.uk.

7. Amendments to this Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy at any time. Changes will be published on our website and the date of the most recent revision will appear at the bottom of this page. If changes are significant, these will also be notified to you.

The Glasgow Malt Whisky Company Limited

(Trading as “The Jar Troon”)

33 Ayr Street

Troon, South Ayrshire

KA10 6EB


Updated May 2018

Online purchases


When you purchase something from our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address.

When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.

Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.


How do you get my consent?

When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.

How do I withdraw my consent?

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at info@thejartroon.com or mailing us at: The Jar, 33 Ayr Street, Troon, KA10 6EB


We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.


Our store is hosted by One.com

Your data is stored through their data storage, the website database. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.


Payments are provided by PayPal, with any payment details securely processed on their servers.


In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.

However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.

For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.

In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.

As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.

Once you leave our store’s website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.


When you click on links on our store, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.


To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.


Here is a list of cookies that we use. We’ve listed them here so you that you can choose if you want to opt-out of cookies or not.

_PHPSESSID, unique token, sessional, Allows website to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc).

_cmsa, unique token, 1 month, Allows website to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc).

_ga, Google Anayltyics. Allows us to track and record the number of visits


By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.


We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.


If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at info@thejartroon.com or by mail at Glasgow Malt Whisky Company

[Re: Privacy Compliance Officer]

[The Jar, 33 Ayr Street, Troon, KA10 6EB]


The Glasgow Malt Whisky Company Limited.

Registered in Scotland. Company number SC434093

Registered office address:
C/O The Houston Partnership, 3 Somerset Place, Glasgow, G3 7JT

Trading address:
33 Ayr Street, Troon, KA10 6EB