Legal

At Common & Co one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by A Place Called Common and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

This privacy policy relates to the Common & Co group, including:

  • A Place Called Common Ltd
  • A Place Called Beagle Ltd
  • All Our Yesterdays Ltd
  • Indy Man Beer Con
  • Summer Beer Thing

Our terms and conditions can be found here: https://www.aplacecalledcommon.co.uk/terms/

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We are a Data Controller of your information.

Common & Co legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Information we collect and the specific context in which we collect the information:

  • Common & Co needs to perform a contract with you
  • You have given Common & Co permission to do so
  • Processing your personal information is in Common & Co legitimate interests
  • Common & Co needs to comply with the law

Common & Co will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

    • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.
    • The right of rectification.
    • The right to object.
    • The right of restriction.
    • The right to data portability
    • The right to withdraw consent

Data we may collect, and how we may use it

Common & Co will always strive to process your information in a manner reflecting our wider operations. In line with GDPR, we will process your details only when you have given us your consent, and to optimise our offerings to better reflect your needs as a customer through marketing and our operations, both on our own platforms and through third parties. If we are to use your information for this purpose, we will alert you to this and, when providing personal information, ask you to opt-in.

We collect information depending on your own interactions with us – this may be signing up to an app, reservations, or other correspondence. Our websites and other assets may collect the following data:

  • First name
  • Surname
  • What gender you identify as
  • Contact information (email, phone number, post code)
  • Demographic information (for example, date of birth)
  • Other information relevant (such as pages viewed on our websites or apps)

Our data is only ever used for Common & Co related business. This is done in order to provide customers with optimal service, and to better serve their needs. We collect and process data to improve our offerings, as well as answering your questions and potentially:

  • Emailing you to keep you up to date on the latest offerings of our bars and events that may be of interest to you. In this case, you will always be given the option to opt out of receiving these communications.
  • Ensuring that our customers are kept up to date with changes to Common & Co and related businesses
  • To customise our website and related assets to reflect your interests
  • To conduct market research
  • To optimise our website to better reflect the needs of our wider customer base

We will only use your personal information to provide you with information of events deemed to be of interest to you.

Common and Co Marketing would like to send you information about products and services of ours that we think you might like, as well as those of our partner companies. These include:

  • A Place Called Common Ltd
  • A Place Called Beagle Ltd
  • All Our Yesterdays Ltd
  • Indy Man Beer Con
  • Summer Beer Thing

Log Files

A Place Called Common follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Like any other website, A Place Called Common uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites. What Are Cookies?

Third-Party Partners

In our marketing, we may share your information with third-party sources, such as Google, Facebook, and Mailchimp, or other reservation and marketing systems. These third-parties are legally bound to handle your personal data in line with GDPR and other laws relating to data protection.

A Place Called Common’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information.

Some of advertisers on our site may use cookies and web beacons. Our advertising partners are listed below. Each of our advertising partners has their own Privacy Policy for their policies on user data. For easier access, we hyperlinked to their Privacy Policies below.

Common and Co may also receive your data directly or indirectly from the following sources:

  • Wireless Social
  • Ticket Master
  • Ticketline
  • Ticket Web

Privacy Policies

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of A Place Called Common.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on A Place Called Common, which are sent directly to users’ browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that A Place Called Common has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Children’s Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

A Place Called Common does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

Your rights

The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) states that, as an individual, you have a right to the following:

  • The right to access – You have the right to request Common and Co for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.
  • The right to rectification – You have the right to request that Common and Co correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Common and Co to complete information you believe is incomplete.
  • The right to erasure – You have the right to request that Common and Co erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that Common and Co restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to Common and Co’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to data portability – You have the right to request that Common and Co transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

You can find out more by visiting the ICO website here

If you have any concerns or complaints, you can contact us at the postal address or email address at the bottom of the page. You are also entitled to lodge a complaint with ICO at ico.org.uk/concerns

Postal address: Common & Co, 39-41 Port Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, M1 2EQ
Company number: 11843729
Email contact: alice@aplacecalledcommon.co.uk