Cookie Policy


Last Updated: May 22, 2018

This website (“Site” or “Service”) is operated by Gandhi Wine Suppliers Limited trading as Imbibe Melrose, a company registered in England and Wales under registration number 1850698 (“Gandhi Wine Suppliers”, “Imbibe Melrose”, “GWS”, “we”, “us” or “our”).

This Cookie Policy explains how Imbibe Melrose uses cookies and similar technologies to recognise you when you visit our website and its sub-domains. It explains what these technologies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them. This Cookie Policy forms part of the privacy policy.

If you are based in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), when you first visit the website, you will be asked to consent to the use of cookies on the site in compliance with this Cookie Policy and if you accept we will store them on your computer. By continuing to use our website, you agree to us using cookies.

We do not sell or provide the information collected or stored about you, to third parties who are not our contractors.

The website may contain links to non-Imbibe Melrose websites. Imbibe Melrose is not responsible for the privacy practices of such sites.

Cookies and other technologies

Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your computer’s hard drive and they are used to record how you navigate the Site. They are commonly used by many other website providers. We may use cookies and similar tracking technology (collectively, “Cookies”) to enrich your experience of using our website by allowing us to tailor what you see to what we have learned about your preferences.

The website uses first-party cookies and third-party cookies. “First party cookies” are cookies set by the website owner whereas “third-party cookies” are set by parties other than the website owner. Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the site (e.g. like interactive content and analytics).  The parties that set these third-party cookies can recognise your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites.

How We Use Cookies

We use first-party and third-party cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our site to operate. These cookies are known as “essential” or “strictly necessary” cookies.

Cookies can be stored on your computer for different periods of time. “Session cookies” only last for as long as the browser session and are deleted automatically once you close your browser. “Persistent cookies” cookies survive after your browser is closed until a defined expiration date set in the cookie (as determined by the third party placing it) and help recognize your computer when you open your browser and browse the Internet again.

Types of Cookies Used

There are specific types of first and third-party cookies used throughout our Website. Below we have outlined the purposes they perform and other key details about them.

Type of Cookies Description Opt-Out
Strictly Necessary & Session Cookies These cookies are essential for using and navigating our Website. They feature in services available through our Site and to use some of its features. Without these, the basic function of the site will become redundant and will not work. Session cookies are used to help our website remember what the user has selected on previous pages, thus avoiding the input of information again. These cookies are temporary and expire once the browser is closed. These cookies are strictly necessary for the functionality of the website. Therefore, the user cannot refuse them without exiting the website.
Analytics (Performance) & Persistent Cookies Analytics cookies collect information that is used in aggregate form to help us understand how our Website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customise our Website for you.Google Analytics – Your IP address and other information collected by this cookie will be sent to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. To learn how Google uses data collected on our Site, visit Learn more about the individual cookies and their expiration at You can block or delete cookies by changing the browser settings as explained under the “Your Choices” section below. To opt out of Google Analytics, you can download and install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your current web browser at the following link:
Functionality & Persistent Cookies YouTube – Some of our web pages include a link from YouTube or embed videos. When visiting any of our pages with content from YouTube, these cookies may be presented. Expiration of these cookies depends on the cookies used (6 months to 2 years). You can block or delete cookies by changing the browser settings as explained under the “Your Choices” section below.
Advertising, Social Networking & Persistent Cookies We use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allows you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies. These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes too.Facebook: Facebook helps you stay in touch with your network through your website/mobile application. Because we include a link for you to view our Facebook profiles via our Site, Facebook includes an advertising cookie on the Site. These cookies expire after 2 months. Learn more here:

Twitter: Twitter provides real-time updates from across the globe on the latest trending stories, ideas and opinions from the Twitter accounts or hashtags that you choose to follow. We make it easier for you to share our website content on Twitter. Learn more here:

You can block or delete cookies by changing the browser settings as explained under the “Your Choices” section below. The providers listed below also offer direct opt-out functionalities:
Facebook: To opt out, please visit


How You Can Control Cookies

Most web browsers accept cookies automatically. You can amend your browser controls to accept or refuse cookies. If you choose to reject cookies, you may still use our Website through your access to some functionality and areas of our Website may be restricted.   The method to refuse cookies varies from browser to browser. You should visit your browser’s help menu for more information. The main browsers’ guidance on how to modify their settings are listed below:

Cookie Settings in Internet Explorer

Cookie Settings in Firefox

Cookie Settings in Google Chrome

In addition, most advertising networks offer you a way to opt out of targeted advertising.  If you would like to find out more information, please visit or


Updates to Our Cookie Policy

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies (first and third-party) we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.  To stay informed about our use of cookies, please visit this Cookie Policy regularly.

The date at the top of this Cookie Policy indicates when it was last updated.


Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at [email protected].