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The RUM CLUB LTD – Data Protection


The Rum Club Ltd processes personal data on its members in order to further its aim through distribution of rum to eligible members.

Data Controller

Giles Collighan – Director is the Data Controller and Data Processor of all data collected and held by The Rum Club Ltd.

Personal Data Collected and Held. If you are a member, the personal data on you held by The Rum Club Ltd will include all or some of the data set out below which was collected from you on your online enrolment forms:

  • Your title and name.
  • Your home address, email address and telephone number(s);
  • Your bank details if subscriptions are paid by direct debit via GoCardless. Merchant copies of any direct or PayPal credit/debit card payments/receipts are destroyed after 18 months.

Some of the personal data held about you has been created by us as part of your membership record:

  • Your membership number;
  • Your type of membership;
  • The date and amount of the last payment received;
  • The method of payment;
  • The username and password created for you to access the Members’ Area of The Rum Club Ltd’s website.

Processing Personal Data

Processing is necessary to fulfil the commitments made to you when you joined. Personal data is processed by The Rum Club Ltd to:

  • mail rum to members;
  • sending other communications about The Rum Club Ltd to members;
  • provide access to the Members’ Area of The Rum Club Ltd’s website;

 Storage of Personal Data

Personal data relating to your membership is stored on computer databases and a limited amount of data is held on the website. This data is only accessible (in full or in part) to: the Directors of The Rum Club Ltd.  No hard copy personal data is stored.

Sharing of Personal Data

Some personal data of all members is shared with:

  • GoCardless for the collection of subscriptions by direct debit.

Where The Rum Club Ltd shares personal data as detailed above, it will only share personal data that is relevant and proportionate and security will be maintained using tools such as encryption. The Rum Club Ltd will not share personal data for other reasons without seeking your specific consent and never sells personal data on to third parties.

Removal of Personal Data

If you cease to subscribe, your personal data will be transferred to separate database tables. At your request, that data can be deleted.

Your Rights

You have the right to object to The Rum Club Ltd processing your personal data for any or all of the purposes set out in this Privacy Notice and may do so at any time. To exercise this right, please contact us at or via the Contact Us page on our website giving clear details of the processing activities and/or types of personal data to which your objection applies. You have a right to request copies of the personal data held about you by The Rum Club Ltd. To do so, please submit your request to Should you object to the holding of your data by The Rum Club Ltd, the use of your data for any or all of the above purposes, or should you wish to amend the type of communications you receive from The Rum Club Ltd or the way in which The Rum Club Ltd contacts you, please inform us at

Changes to the Privacy Notice

The privacy notice will be kept under regular review. This privacy notice was updated on 22nd May 2018.

Further Information

If you have any questions which you feel have not been covered by this Privacy Notice, please do not hesitate to email us at