Hello! We at Ninefold Distillery (the classier trading name of Dormont Distilling Limited, company number SC559347) take your data privacy very seriously, and we’re committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Ninefold Distillery is a fledgling business and, as such, collects only the minimum of personal data, since we have no online shop, nor require personal details for competitions, etc etc. However, this privacy policy describes how we collect, use and protect any information that you give us. If you provide us with personal information through, or via any other medium to us, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Since we’re a small company, we’re easy to talk to if you have any concerns or questions. You can write to us the old fashioned way at our registered address (Dormont, Dalton, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire, DG11 1DJ, Scotland), or via any of the methods listed on our contacts page.

Visitors to our website is hosted on the popular Squarespace platform. Squarespace collects, and makes available to Ninefold Distillery, information about our website visitors. Squarespace has its own privacy policy (Squarespace privacy policy), which is operated separately to ours, and we would encourage you to read that in addition to our policy. Ninefold Distillery collects (via Squarespace) non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Our purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how our visitors use our website.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to may choose to interact with in ways that require us to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that we would gather depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we would ask visitors to provide a name and email address in order to receive newletters.

In each case, we collect such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with us. We would not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities, like making product purchases.

All of the information that is collected on will be handled in accordance with GDPR legislation.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Ninefold Distillery does not, and will not, disclose potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to any person or organisation outwith the company, other than when required to do so by law . Any employee of ours however, that requires the use of personal information to carry out certain tasks, for example order fulfilment, will have access to that data. Any, and all, of our current employees are based solely within the UK.

Use of personal information

We use the information you provide to sign up to newsletters, attend our events, and use certain other services.

We will not sell or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

If you have signed up to our newsletter, this is the only direct marketing communication which you will receive from us. If you have consented to marketing, you may opt out later.

You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please click on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email.

Legal grounds for processing personal information

We rely on one or more of the following processing conditions:

  • our legitimate interests in the effective delivery of information and services to you;

  • explicit consent that you have given;

  • legal obligations.

Retention of personal information

We will retain your personal information on our systems only for as long as we need to, generally to fulfil orders or enter competitions. We keep contact information (such as mailing list information) until a contact unsubscribes or requests that we delete that information.

Due to the systems that we use to store your personal data, personal information that you submit may be transferred to countries other than where you live. As such, your personal information may be transferred to countries that do not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided the information.

Rights in relation to your information

You have certain rights under data protection law in relation to the personal information we hold about you. In particular, you have a right to:

  • request a copy of personal information we hold about you;

  • ask that we update the personal information we hold about you, or independently correct such personal information that you think is incorrect or incomplete;

  • ask that we delete personal information that we hold about you from live systems, or restrict the way in which we use such personal information (for information on deletion from archives, see the “Retention of personal information” section);

  • object to our processing of your personal information; and/or

  • withdraw your consent to our processing of your personal information (to the extent such processing is based on consent and consent is the only permissible basis for processing).

If you would like to exercise these rights, please contact us at Any and all requests for information are free of charge.

Third Party Links

Our website may contain links to other websites provided by third parties not under our control. When following a link and providing information to a third-party website, please be aware that we are not responsible for the data provided to that third party. This privacy policy only applies to the websites listed at the beginning of this document, so when you visit other websites, even when you click on a link posted on, you should read their own privacy policies.


Additionally, information about how you use our website is collected automatically using “cookies”. Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.

Please see our cookie policy for more information.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, we may change our Privacy Policy from time to time, and at our sole discretion. We encourage visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to our Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.


As described above, please head over to our contact page where you will find all the ways to get in touch.

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