At Galapagos @ the Old Vine we are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our visitors to our web site and subscribers to our mailing lists aligning ourselves to the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulations. Here you’ll find information on how we treat data that we collect from visitors to our website, or when someone subscribes to our mailing list.




Visitors to our Websites

When someone visits, we use a third party service, Squarespace, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Squarespace to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.



Cookies are small files created by most websites to help improve your web experience. They are either stored in the memory (session cookies) or on the hard drive (persistent cookies) of your computer or other device.

We and third parties connected to this website use cookies for a number of reasons.

  • To track aggregated anonymous user data through Google Analytics to understand how our site is being used and to help provide a better experience in future;

  • To facilitate the Content Management System through which we edit the pages of this site;

  • To remember whether or not a user has seen the cookie notice informing them of cookie use.

  • Open Table use cookies to facilitate the booking process, develop new features of their service, and track aggregated anonymous user data.

Most internet browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can set your browser to refuse cookies or show you when a cookie is set. If you choose to refuse cookies, some features of the website may not work correctly. Find out how to manage cookies at


Mailing List Subscribers

As part of the registration process for our mailing lists, we collect personal information. We use that information for a number of reasons: to tell you about the things that are happening here at Galapagos @ the Old Vine; to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information; to check our records are right and to check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied. We don't rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses.

We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsletters and seasonal information updates. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our email updates and newsletters. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice.

You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails.


Links to Other Web Sites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site to Open Table. Open Table are not governed by this Privacy Policy, if you have questions about how Open Table uses your information, you’ll need to check their site’s privacy statement.


Access to Your Personal Information

You are entitled to access the personal information that we hold. Email your request to our data protection officer Kate Edom at


Changes to this Privacy Notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 16 October 2018.