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Our Privacy Policy


Your privacy is important to The Bull Pub. We respect your rights and are committed to handling your data fairly and legally. This Privacy Notice explains what data we collect, how we use it, and how we keep it secure. 

We aim to be transparent about our data practices. This notice details the types of personal information we collect when you interact with us, either in person or online. It also explains how we process, share, and store your data. 

We hope this answers your questions. If you have any further inquiries, please contact us. 

We may occasionally update this notice. We'll inform you of any significant changes, but you're also welcome to check back here periodically. 

Who is The Bull Pub? 

The Bull Pub is the trading name of the Great Milton Pub Company Ltd. This Privacy Notice explains how The Bull Pub collects, uses, and protects your personal data. It complies with relevant data protection regulations and laws. 

We are committed to transparency and accountability with your data. This Notice outlines your rights and obligations regarding your personal information. 

Why do we collect your personal data? 

We collect and process your personal data only when necessary for specific purposes. These reasons include: 

  • Fulfilling legal obligations: This could involve tax purposes, health and safety regulations, or responding to legal requests. 

  • Fulfilling contracts: We need your data to process table reservations, manage bookings, or complete purchases. 

  • Legitimate interests: This includes preventing fraud, improving our services, sending relevant marketing communications (with your consent), and understanding customer needs. 

  • Consent: We may collect data for specific purposes like newsletters or marketing materials, but only with your explicit consent. 


What personal data do we collect?  

The types of personally identifiable information we collect may include information like: 

  • Names  

  • Email address and phone number 

  • Demographic information such as address including postcode, date of birth, preferences and interests. 

Non-personally identifiable information we may collect includes: 

  • The type of device you are using to view the website 

  • Anonymous usage statistics 

  • Anonymous information, such as your internet service provider, IP address and internet browsing software, collected by our website 

  •  “Cookies,” which enables the website to remember your information if you return to the site, such as to keep you logged in or to remember your login credentials if you return to the site. Please see our cookie policy for more information (see below). 

We may collect this information from you when you: 

  • Contact us (in person, online, phone, email, post) 

  • Make a reservation 

  • Subscribe to our newsletter or marketing communications 

  • Apply for a job 


Our legitimate interests 

We use your data to pursue our legitimate interests, which benefit both you and The Bull Pub. These interests include: 

  • Providing a safe and secure environment: This includes protecting customers, employees, and property. 

  • Offering you a great experience: We use data to personalize your experience with us, from reserving tables to understanding your preferences. 

  • Improving our services: Your data helps us understand customer needs and develop better products and services. 

  • Communicating with you: We may send relevant marketing communications (with your consent) or keep you informed about our services. 

  • Fulfilling legal and regulatory obligations: This ensures we comply with all applicable laws. 

Additionally, we use data to: 

  • Handle customer enquiries and disputes effectively. 

  • Take necessary legal action when needed. 

  • Fulfil our responsibilities to various stakeholders. 


The purposes and reasons for processing your personal data 

We take your privacy seriously. We will only use your data for the purposes outlined in this Notice and will never sell it to third parties. 

We keep your data secure and only retain it for as long as necessary. Generally, we won't process your data outside of Europe (EEA) unless required by law. 

Here are some examples of how we use your data: 

  • Providing a smooth website experience: This ensures the website works well on your device. 

  • Verifying your identity: This is important for secure transactions (e.g., reservations). 

  • Processing job applications: We need your data to review applications. 

  • Managing reservations and bookings: This allows us to process your bookings and provide after-sales services. 

  • Fulfilling contracts: We use data to manage property purchases, warranties, and other contractual obligations. 

  • Understanding customer satisfaction: We use surveys to improve our services. 

  • Fulfilling legal requirements: This may involve notifying authorities about property transactions. 

  • Providing requested information and services: We use data to respond to your inquiries and requests. 

  • Communicating updates and offers: We may send relevant updates or marketing communications (with your consent). 

You can always withdraw your consent for marketing communications. 


The use of protective and pre-emptive safety features 

We use CCTV cameras in our pub for security purposes only. This helps ensure the safety of our staff, customers, equipment, and property. We do not use CCTV for any other monitoring purposes. If a crime is investigated by the authorities, we may be required by law to share the captured footage. 

How long will we keep your data? 

We only keep your personal information for as long as we need it for the reasons outlined in this Privacy Notice. This may be for legal reasons, such as health and safety records (up to 40 years), or for our own legitimate interests, such as marketing communications (up to 2 years unless you opt out). 

How we will share your data 

We never sell your personal information to third parties. We may only share your data in the following limited circumstances: 

  • Legal requirements: If we're required by law to disclose your information (e.g., responding to a court order). 

  • Protecting our interests: This includes protecting our staff, customers, and property in case of legal issues. 

When we work with third-parties, we strive to store your data within Europe (EEA) whenever possible. If data is stored outside the EEA, we ensure strict safeguards are in place to protect your privacy in accordance with data protection regulations. 

Marketing and email newsletter 

We want to keep you informed about The Bull Pub in a way that's relevant and interesting to you. This helps us make the most of our communication resources. 

We may use the information you provide and how you interact with us to personalize our communications, including future event updates and special offers. You can always choose your preferred communication method (e.g., email, post). 

When you sign up for our email newsletter, which is administrated by Wix, you'll receive updates and promotions directly to your inbox. 

  • What information we store: We store your email address and some details about how you interact with our emails (like links you click) on a secure Wix server. 

  • Who has access: Only authorized staff can access this information. 

  • We never sell or share your email: Your email address is safe with us. We won't share it with anyone else unless legally required. 

  • Wix and your subscription: Wix is the platform we use to administrate our newsletter, but they won't contact you directly unless you reach out to them about your subscription. 

  • Staying subscribed: You can unsubscribe anytime using the link in our emails or by replying to the address at the top of this page. However, while subscribed, we may use Wix to send you occasional account updates. 

For even more control over your inbox, you can easily opt out of marketing communications at any time. Simply contact us using the details in the "Further Details" section. 


Data security 

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. We will never provide access to our databases to any third party, except to the extent necessary to conduct the operations of the web site and our Newsletter (such as providing user data to Wix). 


What are your rights over your personal data 

You have control over your personal information. Here are your rights: 

  • Access your information: You can request a copy of the personal data we hold about you. 

  • Know why we use it: We'll explain how we use your data and for what purposes. 

  • Correct any mistakes: If your information is inaccurate, you can ask us to update it. 

  • Object to marketing: You can choose not to receive marketing communications from us. 

  • Request deletion: In some cases, you can request that we delete your personal data. 

  • Restrict processing: You can limit how we use your data in certain situations. 

To exercise any of these rights, please contact us. We may ask you to verify your identity before processing your request. 

We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe and inform you of the outcome. 

If you wish to work with us 

Providing your personal information during the application process is voluntary. However, this information is essential for us to process your application and, if successful, complete your employment contract. 

If you have any concerns about how we handle your personal data, or if you believe we haven't followed data protection regulations, please don't hesitate to contact us. We take all complaints seriously and will investigate them thoroughly. 

The Bull Pub  

The Green  

Great Milton  

OX44 7NS  


Cookie policy 

Cookies are small data files stored on your device (computer, phone, etc.) by websites you visit. They can't harm your device and help us improve your browsing experience on our website. 

We use cookies for various purposes, including: 

  • Remembering your preferences (language, font size) 

  • Improving your browsing experience (easier navigation) 

  • Identifying and fixing errors 

  • Showing you relevant information based on your browsing history 

We don't store any personal information directly in the cookies we create. 

You can control how cookies are used on your device. Most web browsers allow you to manage cookies through their settings. You can choose to block or delete cookies altogether, or to be notified when a website tries to store a cookie. 

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