Privacy and Cookie Policy

Please also see the website Terms and Conditions.

The Worshipful Company of Brewers (“We”) is dedicated to ensuring that your privacy is protected. We recognise that privacy is important. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect and use any personal information you provide to us.

We set out below what personal information we hold about members and visitors to our website, what we do with that personal information, and how you can change the information we have.

The information we collect

The personal information we collect and process may include:

  • The personal information you enter into a contact form.
  • Members’ own input to the database of members.

Website usage information is collected using cookies (see below).

How we use your personal information

We collect information to provide the services requested and, where applicable, maintain membership records.

We use information collected from the website to personalise your repeat visits to our website.

We want you to feel free to use and explore our website without worrying about whether your visit will generate unwanted sales or marketing activity such as junk mail or spam.

We take all reasonable care to prevent any unauthorised access to and use of your personal data.

Whilst any personal information that we use to provide or promote our services to you will not be passed to any third party organisation for marketing purposes, on occasion your details may be shared with the Worshipful Company of Brewers’ approved contractors or agents, in order to inform you and / or produce relevant services.

Members’ personal information may be passed to other City organisations including but not restricted to:

  • Guildhall (regarding the electoral roll) and
  • The Editors of the City of London Directory and Livery Companies Guide (see

We reserve the right to disclose personal information to any third party which has a legal right to request such information.

All data is processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Access to your information and correction

 You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.  If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please contact us using the details below.

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date.  You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

Security of data

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 website; any transmission is at your own risk.

Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Links to other sites

Our website contains links to other websites.  This privacy policy only applies to this website, so when you link to other sites you should read their own privacy policies.

We make no representations as to the accuracy or any other aspect of information contained in other websites.

Consent and changes to the Privacy Policy

We want you to be aware of the personal information we collect and how we use it at all times. If we need to change our Privacy Policy we will post the changes on this page, and may place notices on other pages of the website to draw your attention to any change. This privacy policy was last updated on 11 August 2017.



What is a cookie?

A cookie is a tiny text file stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages.

Why we use cookies

For system administration purposes, we may use cookies to collect information about your computer including, where available, your IP address, operating system and browser type. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. We then use that information to monitor usage and improve the user experience.

Please note: ‘Cookies’ cannot harm your computer. We don’t store personally identifiable information in the cookies we create, but we do use information gathered from them to help improve your experience of the site.

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You may be able block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon you visit our site.

Contact us

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy & Cookie Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to: Brewers’ Hall, Aldermanbury Square, London, EC2V 7HR