Privacy policy

Privacy policy

Mere is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We keep certain basic information when you visit our website or do business with us and we recognise the importance of keeping that information secure and letting you know what we will do with it. This policy sets out the basis on which we collect, store and use any personal data which we learn about you from your use of our website. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (“Act”), the data controller is WSH & Galetti Restaurants Limited whose registered office is TVP2, 300 Thames Valley Park Drive, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 1PT, registered in England and Wales with company number 09891180.

By continuing to browse our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. By providing any personal information to us via our website, you consent to us using that personal information in accordance with this policy.

Information we may collect from you

The only information we collect, store, use or otherwise process about you is that information which you provide us when making any enquiry in relation to our website or services; contacting us in relation to a problem with our website; filling in any forms available on the website; and/or contacting us for any other reason. Our website does not use any cookies.

Uses made of your information

We may use information held about you in the following ways:

• To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.

• To ensure that content from our website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer or device.

• To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.

• To notify you about changes to our services.

• To administer our website and to ensure it is kept safe and secure.

Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. To the extent applicable, such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of our services and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the Act.

Disclosure of your information

We may share your personal information with any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

We may share your information with selected third parties including:

• Business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you (or you enter in with them through us).

• Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

• In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.

• If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce our terms of use, or to protect the rights, property or safety of our customers or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

How we will protect your information

We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the Act. Unfortunately, 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.

Your rights

You have the right to:

• access a copy of the information which we hold about you. Any access request is subject to a fee of £10 (cheques to be made payable to WSH & Galetti Restaurants Limited) to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you; and

• ask us to update, correct or remove any out-of-date or incorrect personal data which we hold about you. We may also ask you from time to time to correct information if we think it is no longer inaccurate.

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us on the contact details listed below.

Links to other websites

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third parties, our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates.

When you link to a third party’s websites via our website or otherwise (for example, to book a table at Mere with OpenTable), you will be subject to the privacy policy and the terms and conditions of that website provider. We have no control over the privacy policy or the terms of any third party websites so please check each carefully before continuing to access the website or providing any personal data to them. Third parties may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. We do not accept any responsibility or liability if you leave our website or for cookies used by third parties. If you choose to submit your personal data in such circumstances, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing in accordance with their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep this policy under regular review. Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, may be notified to you by e-mail. However, we advise that you check this page regularly to keep up to date with any necessary changes.

Contact details

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to The Data Controller, WSH & Galetti Restaurants Limited, TVP 2, 300 Thames Valley Park Drive, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 1PT or emailed to dgaletti@mere-restaurant.com.