This privacy policy sets out how The Black Bull Hotel uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website. The Black Bull Hotel 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.

The Black Bull Hotel may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from the date the website is published 2nd August 2020.

What we collect
We may collect the following information:
Contact information from our online Contact Enquiry Form if you send us an enquiry, this includes name and email address.
For any future marketing purposes (collecting demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests) through Google Analytics.
In future other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers.

What we do with the information we gather
We may occasionally send emails about special offers or events or menus (e.g. Christmas meals/parties) using the email address you have provided.
We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Security
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order 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. Please note all bookings go through a secure online booking facility namely Eviivo. They have their own privacy policy on their website.

How we use cookies
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. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
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.

Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

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.