10 Years
Wine in Moderation

Privacy policy

Version – 0.1 / MicrositeReport | Dated: 01 October 2018

This microsite is made available by WIM Aisbl, Avenue des Arts, 43 – 1040 Brussels, Belgium ([email protected]) – referred to in this statement as “we” or “us”.
In this document, “we” and “our” refers to Wine in Moderation – Art de Vivre AISBL (hereafter called WiM), an international NGO registered under Belgian Law (n° BCE 0841.650.885) and located Avenue des Arts, 43, 1040 Brussels; Belgium.

Wine in Moderation–Art de Vivre is an international programme of the wine sector to inspire healthy lifestyles and well-being, and to contribute to the reduction of alcohol related harm. The WiM Association is the international association, founded by wine sector associations and leading wine companies, that centrally coordinates the Wine in Moderation Programme and expands its reach and impact throughout the world.
This Privacy Policy sets out how we collect, handle, process and store certain information we collect about you when you use this web­site and our wider services. WiM is committed to handle personal data in compliance with applicable data protection laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR – EU Regulation 2016/679).
In this privacy policy, we describe what personal data we collect and process, for what purposes, on what legal grounds, with whom such data is shared, how long such data is retained, whether we transfer it to third parties inside or outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and what your rights are as data subjects.

What personal data do we collect?

WiM may collect certain personal data to the extent necessary to achieve the purposes outlined in this policy. In most instances, we collect personal data from the data subjects directly, as follows:
1. When you contact us
If you contact us for inquiries, we will store your data in connection with this particular inquiry, such as contact details, information on your request, and log data. In some cases, we may ask you to provide additional information to handle your inquiry.

Why we process personal data and on what basis?

WiM takes your privacy seriously and we process your data for one or more of the following purposes:

  • To respond to specific requests for information;
  • To analyse, adapt and improve the content of the website.

How do we use analysis, tracking tools, etc.?

When you use our tools, cookies are uploaded to your browser. Cookies may be used to identify your browser so that our website is displayed correctly. In addition to our own systems, we also use the following third-party tools for communication purposes and to make your experience with the Microsite more user-friendly.


Google Analytics & MonsterInsights 

Google Analytics is a third-party information storage system that records information about the pages you visit, the length of time you were on specific pages and the website in general, how you arrived at the site and what you clicked on when you were there, and MonsterInsights is a third-party Google Analytics integration plugin for WordPress.
We therefore use Google Analytics & MonsterInsights to track visitor use of the website and to create statistical reports on website activity.
For these purposes, Google collects information related to web traffic and the number of visitors. The Data (Page URL address, IP address & device information) are kept locally on the memory of the user’s browser and may transferred to Google’s servers.
These cookies do not store any personal information about you e.g. name, address, etc. and we do not share the data.

You can view Google’s privacy policy: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
You can view MonsterInsights privacy policy: https://www.monsterinsights.com/gdpr-and-monsterinsights-everything-you-need-to-know/

Internet Based Advertising

We use Facebook, and Twitter advertising services – e.g. social media buttons – and as such there are tracking codes code including cookies from these companies installed on our website so that we can manage the effectiveness of these referrals. We do not store any personal data within this type of tracking. Please refer to the privacy policy of these companies for more information.

Why and who do we share your personal data with?

We share and transmit your personal data for successfully delivering WiM services based on your consent, legitimate interest or contractual agreement.
Where this is the case we will take steps to make sure the right security measures are taken so that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this policy.
We may share your data with 3rd parties such as:

Employees and technical experts (internal and external): for the performance of the services;
Subcontractors and service providers (including IT, software, logistics, etc.): We use IT infrastructure including cloud-based servers, networks, and software solutions of national and international companies to provide our services.

Transferring your information outside of Europe

As part of the services offered to you through this website and the Wine in Moderation programme development and functioning, the information which you give to us may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). For example, some of our members, data processors and sub-contractors may be located outside of the EEA.
Where this is the case we will take steps to make sure the right security measures are taken so that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this policy.

How do we protect your data?

When you give us personal information, we take steps to make sure that it’s treated securely.
Non-sensitive details (your email address etc.) are sent normally over the Internet, and this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.
Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems. Such measures include anti-virus protection, secure data transfer between our online communication tools, our applications and backends, via SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption procedure.


We do not analyse your personal information to create a profile of your interests and preferences.
You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you.
To opt out please email: [email protected]

How long will we hold your data for?

WiM will only keep your personal data for the time that is strictly necessary to achieve the purpose(s) for which they were collected, unless applicable law requires us to hold on to the data for an extra period of time after the end of said contract or project.
Your data will be kept according to the following principles:
“Contact us” page: Should you contact us through the “Contact us” webpage, we will make sure to get back to you as soon as possible. Your data will be deleted after 30 days. If we think that we should need to keep your contact details for future cooperation, we will inform you by email and ask you for your consent to keep your contact information. If you refuse, your contact details will be deleted immediately

Access to your information, correction, portability and deletion

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 your personal information, please email: [email protected] We will respond to your request within one month of receipt of the request.

We want to make sure your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate by sending an email to: [email protected]

Objections to processing of personal data

It is your right to lodge an objection to the processing of your personal data if you feel the “ground relating to your particular situation” apply.

Your Right to be Forgotten

Should you wish for us to completely delete all information that we hold about you, please email: [email protected]

Other websites

Please note that this privacy policy only applies to our website, should you link to other websites, their own privacy policies apply.


If you feel that your personal data has been processed in a way that does not meet the GDPR, you have a specific right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority. The supervisory authority will then tell you of the progress and outcome of your complaint. The supervisory authority in Belgium is the Commission for the protection of privacy.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 25 May 2018 and the Version number is 0.1 in line with the new GDPR guidelines.

Contact Us

Please contact us at [email protected]  if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you.