Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how The Beer Institute uses and protects any information that you give The Beer Institute when you use this website, which is a U.S. website.

The Beer Institute may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from January 21, 2013.

What we collect
We may collect the following information:

What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

What we will not do with the information we gather
We will not sell or lease your information without your permission. 

Security
We commit to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

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 analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use cookies to identify which pages you visit and the information you access from our website.  This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and modify or improve our website as necessary or appropriate.

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 if you prefer, you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. While you may do this, it may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily, however, we do not have control of those websites, and this privacy policy does not govern those sites.  We are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide while visiting those sites. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website(s) in question before providing any personally identifiable information.

Controlling your personally identifiable information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personally identifiable information in the following ways: