Our Privacy Policy

How we use your information

This Privacy Policy tells you what to expect when The Sparrow Hawk collects personal information. It applies to information we collect about: 

· Visitors to our websites;

· People who contact us

· people who use our services, e.g. who eat with us;

Visitors to our websites

When someone visits www.thesparrowhawk.co.uk we use a third-party service, Google Analytics 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 Google 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 upfront about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

Use of cookies by The Sparrow Hawk

You can read more about how we use cookies on our Cookies page. 

Security and performance

The Sparrow Hawk use a third-party service to help maintain the security and performance of the The Sparrow Hawk website. To deliver this service it processes the IP addresses of visitors to the The Sparrow Hawk site, along with such items as browser used and operating system of the device. We do not use the visitors IP address for any other purpose.

People who use our services

When you call The Sparrow Hawk site, we may collect Calling Line Identification (CLI) information. We use this information to help improve our efficiency and effectiveness.

We must hold the details of the people who have requested the service in order to provide it. However, we only use these details to provide the service the person has requested and for other closely related purposes. For example, we might use information about people who have eaten with us to carry out a survey to find out if they are happy with the level of service they received. When people do subscribe to our services (for example our mailing list), they can cancel their subscription at any time and are given an easy way of doing this.

People who email us

We will monitor any emails sent to us, including file attachments, for viruses or malicious software. Please be aware that you have a responsibility to ensure that any email you send is within the bounds of the law. 

Your rights

Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you have rights as an individual which you can exercise in relation to the information, we hold about you.

On 25 May 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR”) will come into force and this Privacy Statement will be updated. All consent being collected now for our mailing list and customer feedback cards is being handled in a GDPR compliant way in readiness for the changeover.

You can read more about these rights here – https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/is-my-information-being-handled-correctly/ 

Complaints or queries

The Sparrow Hawk aims to meet the highest standards when collecting and using personal information. For this reason, we take any complaints we receive about this very seriously. We encourage people to bring it to our attention if they think that our collection or use of information is unfair, misleading, or inappropriate. We would also welcome any suggestions for improving our procedures.

This privacy notice was drafted with brevity and clarity in mind. It does not provide exhaustive detail of all aspects of The Sparrow Hawk collection and use of personal information. However, we are happy to provide any additional information or explanation needed. Any requests for this should be sent to the address below.

Access to personal information

The Sparrow Hawk aims to be as open as it can be in terms of giving people access to their personal information. Individuals can find out if we hold any personal information by making a ‘subject access request’ under the Data Protection Act 1998. If we do hold information about you, we will: 

· give you a description of it;

· tell you why we are holding it;

· tell you who it could be disclosed to; and

· let you have a copy of the information in an intelligible form.

To make a request to The Sparrow Hawk for any personal information we may hold you need to put the request in writing addressing it to the Manager at the address provided below.

If you agree, we will try to deal with your request informally, for example by providing you with the specific information you need over the telephone.

If we do hold information about you, you can ask us to correct any mistakes by, once again, contacting the Manager at the address provided below.

Links to other websites

This Privacy Policy does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

Changes to the privacy notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 10th July 2021.

How to contact us

If you want to request information about our privacy policy you can email us at info@thesparrowhawk.co.uk or write to:

The Manager

The Sparrow Hawk

Wheatley Lane Road


BB12 9QG