Privacy Policy

Your personal data – what is it?
“Personal data” is any information about a living individual which allows them to be identified from that data (for example a name, photographs, videos, email address, or address).  Identification can be by the information alone or in conjunction with any other information.  The processing of personal data is governed by the Data Protection Act 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the “GDPR”) and other legislation relating to personal data and rights such as the Human Rights Act 1998.

Who are we?
This Privacy Notice is provided to you by:

  • SCEA Domaine des Rabelles trading as “Dyson Wine” (the operator of this website and the producer of Dyson Wine); and by
  • Special Cases Limited (the operator of the ordering system and the UK distributor of Dyson Wine).

We are each data controllers for the personal data collected on this website.

Each of the data controllers referred to above have their own tasks and a description of what data is processed and for what purpose is set out in this Privacy Notice.  This Privacy Notice is sent to you jointly by Dyson Wine and by Special Cases Limited. In the rest of this Privacy Notice, we use the word “we” to refer to each data controller, as appropriate

What data do the data controllers listed above process? They will process some or all of the following where necessary to perform their tasks:

  • Names and titles;
  • Contact details such as telephone numbers, addresses, and email addresses;
  • Where relevant, or where you provide them to us, we may process demographic information such as gender, age, date of birth,  and nationality;;
  • Technical data collected by cookies which includes internet protocol (IP) address, any login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this website.
  • Where you provide this information, we may also process special categories of data or sensitive personal data, such as your health data. Processing this type of data will be rare but, for example, you may tell us details about a disability if it is relevant to how we should make a delivery.

Generally, the personal data we have about you is given to us directly by you. We may obtain some information from other sources, such as credit reference agencies, and some data is created about you, for example when you use our website and cookies create data about you.

How do we process your personal data?
We will comply with all legal obligations to keep personal data up to date; to store and destroy it securely; to not collect or retain excessive amounts of data; to keep personal data secure, and to protect personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and to ensure that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.

We use your personal data for some or all of the following purposes:

  • To enable us to meet all legal and statutory obligations;
  • To notify you of updates to your order and arrange for its processing and delivery.
  • To check that you are legally entitled to purchase wine.
  • Where you have provided your details for this purpose, to send communications such as updates and information about Dyson Wine or other Dyson Wine products.
  • To understand more about how we are performing, how we can improve our website and the types of customers that enjoy our wine.
  • To seek your views or comments and to deal with any queries you raise.
  • To serve you better as a customer;
  • To assist with prevention and detection of crime and to comply with other requirements of our premises licence;
  • To maintain our own accounts and records;
  • To process your payments and any refunds; Neither Dyson Wine nor Special Cases collect or hold bank or card details at any stage of the order process;
  • To seek your views or comments;
  • To understand how we are performing and how we can improve our service;
  • To notify you of changes to terms and conditions of sale;
  • To send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you. These may include information about sales, special offers, competitions, etc;

What is the legal basis for processing your personal data?
Most of our data is processed because it is necessary for our legitimate interests, or the legitimate interests of a third party (such as another data controller).  We will always take into account your interests, rights and freedoms.

Special Cases Limited processes data where it is necessary for the performance of a contract with you, or to take steps to enter into a contract.  An example of this would be processing your data in connection with a purchase you have made, refund you have requested or a delivery to be made.

Some of our processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation.  For example, we are required to maintain certain records by law such as VAT records.

Where your information is used other than in accordance with one of these legal bases, we will first obtain your consent to that use.

Sharing your personal data
Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential.  It will only be shared with third parties where it is necessary for the performance of our tasks or where you first give us your prior consent. We will never sell your personal data to third party organisations for marketing purposes. It is likely that we will need to share your data with some or all of the following (but only where necessary):

  • Third parties providing services on our behalf, such as a commercial provider to send out newsletters on our behalf, or to maintain our database software;
  • Contractors such as delivery couriers;

We may also share information when required by law, for example where ordered by the Court.

How long do we keep your personal data?
We will keep some records permanently if we are legally required to do so.  We may keep some other records for an extended period of time. For example, it is current best practice to keep financial records for a minimum period of 7 years to support HMRC audits or 6 years for VAT records.  In general, we will endeavour to keep data only for as long as we need it.  This means that we may delete it when it is no longer needed.

Your rights and your personal data
You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

(When exercising any of the rights listed below, in order to process your request, we may need to verify your identity for your security.  In such cases we will need you to respond with proof of your identity before you can exercise these rights.)

  1. The right to access information we hold on you -At any point you can contact us to request the information we hold on you as well as why we have that information, who has access to the information and where we obtained the information from. Once we have received your request we will respond within one month. There are no fees or charges for the first request but additional requests for the same data may be subject to an administrative fee.
  2. The right to correct and update the information we hold on you – If the data we hold on you is out of date, incomplete or incorrect, you can inform us and your data will be updated.
  3. The right to have your information erased – If you feel that we should no longer be using your data or that we are illegally using your data, you can request that we erase the data we hold. When we receive your request we will confirm whether the data has been deleted or the reason why it cannot be deleted (for example because we need it for our legitimate interests or regulatory purpose(s)).
  4. The right to object to processing of your data – You have the right to request that we stop processing your data. Upon receiving the request we will contact you and let you know if we are able to comply or if we have legitimate grounds to continue to process your data. Even after you exercise your right to object, we may continue to hold your data to comply with your other rights or to bring or defend legal claims.
  5. The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer some of your data to another controller. We will comply with your request, where it is feasible to do so, within one month of receiving your request.
  6. The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time for any processing of data to which consent was sought – You can withdraw your consent easily by telephone, email, or by post (see Contact Details below).
  7. The right to object to the processing of personal data where applicable.
  8. The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.

The Dyson Wine website ( uses cookies to record log data. We use both session-based and persistent cookies, dependent upon how you use or interact with this website.

Cookies are small text files sent by us to your computer, or from your computer or mobile device to us each time you visit our website. They are unique to you or your web browser. Session-based cookies last only while your browser is open and are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies last until you or your browser delete them, or until they expire.

We use cookies which are not specific to your account but are unique and allow us to undertake website analytics and customization, among other similar things. You can choose not to store cookies by changing your browser settings. If you decide to disable some or all cookies, you may not be able to use some of the functions on our website. We may use third-party cookies, for example Google Analytics, and you may choose to opt-out of third party cookies from their website.

Transfer of Data Abroad
Any electronic personal data transferred to countries or territories outside the EU will only be placed on systems complying with measures giving equivalent protection of personal rights either through international agreements or contracts approved by the European Union.  Our website is also accessible from overseas so on occasion some personal data (for example in a newsletter) may be accessed from overseas.

Further processing
If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Notice, then we will issue a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions. You can always find our current privacy notice on our website.  Where and whenever necessary, we will seek your prior consent to the new processing.

Contact Details
Please contact us if you have any questions about this Privacy Notice or the information we hold about you or to exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints at:


How to make a complaint

If you are unhappy with the way in which your personal data has been processed you may in the first instance contact the Data Protection Officer using the contact details above.

If you remain dissatisfied then you have the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: –

The Information Commissioner, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow Cheshire SK9 5AF

Telephone:                               01625 545 700
Data Protection Help Line:    01625 545 745
Notification Line:                     01625 545 740

If you wish to contact the national data protection supervisory authority concerning Dyson Wine’s processing of personal data in France, you may contact the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) at:

Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés, 3 Place de Fontenoy, TSA 80715, 75334 PARIS CEDEX 07

Telephone: +33 1 53 73 22 22


This Privacy Notice was last updated in August 2018.

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