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Privacy and Cookie Policy


Privacy Policy


Harel Vineyards, trading as Clos de Gat Winery, is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This Privacy statement explains how we use the information we collect about you, how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of that information and procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy.
  1. By using this Website you consent to the collection and use of information provided for the purposes of processing inquiries and orders and contacting you in respect of the provision of our (and our affiliated companies) goods and services, as detailed on this Website and in our corporate literature.
  2. Personal information requested (either by our site or by PayPal – our payment processor), e.g. your name, postal address and telephone number of delivery recipient, is needed in order to enable Harel Vineyards, trading as Clos de Gat Winery, to process any orders you make (for example – the transaction will appear in our accounting books as required by law) and to contact you regarding the purchase (for example – to schedule delivery).
  3. For Wine Club members who are logged in during a purchase, we may also collect purchase history, so that we can determine whether they are eligible for various VIP benefits.
  4. Wine Club members are required to provide an email address and a full name. They may (but are not required to) provide a phone number and a postal address. 
    We may use this information:
    • In order to send our newsletter or SMS notifications (only to members who opt-into those services).
    • If a member is logged in while using the contact form, we may use the member's contact information in order to do deal with the request (for example, send documents via post).
    • In order to inform all members if we change this policy (see below).
  5. If we change our Privacy statement we will post the changes on this page, and may place notices on other pages of the Website, so that you may be aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times. We will also email you should we make any changes so that you may consent to our use of your information in that way. Continued use of the Website will signify that you agree to any such changes.
  6. Your information will not be disclosed or sold to any third party.
  7. Your purchase history is stored only if you're a club member, strictly in accordance with the privacy policy above.

Cookie policy

3rd party cookies
We use Google Analytics. This means that Google may store the cookies _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz, and _utmv (to the best of our knowledge. Note that google may change the cookie names without prior warning). See Google's privacy policy for additional information.
If you don't wish to be tracked by Google Analytics, you can use Google's opt-out browser extension.

1st party cookies 
  • legal: This cookie may contain 'true' to indicate that you've confirmed being legally eligible to use this site. It is deleted once you close the browser.
  • sessionid: Temporarily identifies your browser in order to maintain login information (for club members), basket content, and currency for price display. It is deleted once you close your browser.
  • csrftoken: This cookie is solely used in order to prevent cross-site request forgery (CSRF) hacking attacks. This cookie is long term (expires after a year) for reasons explained here, but we do not store this information anywhere on our servers and can't use it in order to track you.