Privacy Policy

Maintaining Data Privacy and Data Protection is a priority for MugsPubs. This privacy policy sets out the legal basis on which any personal data that we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.

This Privacy Policy covers the use of your information by the MugsPubs. MugsPubs is the controller of the information described in the use of your information by MugsPubs. We are required under data protection legislation to notify you of the information contained in this privacy notice.

As such, any references in this Privacy Policy to “we”“our”“us” etc. will be interpreted as a reference to MugsPubs.

Please read this privacy policy carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

Any questions relating to data privacy with MugsPUbs or this policy should be sent by email to

MugsPubs Privacy Policy

  • What information do we hold?
  • How will we use the information about you?
  • Marketing / Email Distribution
  • Access to your information and correction
  • Cookies
  • Other Websites
  • Changes to this Privacy Policy
  • Contacting us and making a complaint

What information do we hold?

We collect information about you when you comment on blog posts and sign up for newsletters. We also collect information when you voluntarily complete customer surveys, provide feedback and participate in competitions. Anonymous website usage information is also collected using cookies.

We will collect, process and store personal information about you which will be stored within our secure internal systems. This personal information may include your

  • name, contact details;
  • IP address, browser types, device being used;


Most of the information described above comes directly from you but we do obtain some from publicly available information.

How will we use the information about you?

We collect information about you for day-to-day website processes like blog comments, managing any online account, competion entry processing and, if you agree, to email you about new posts, updates to our site and promotions we think may be of interest to you.

By entering any competitions, you agree that your entry details will also be provided to the third-party company jointly running that competition, so they can process your details and select a winner. Third-party companies take responsibility for their own privacy policies, and you should refer to their respective websites for further details.

Where we have obtained your consent (and before any withdrawal of your consent – see below). This includes;

  • contacting you via email from time to time with information we think may be of interest about our products, services and business. If you do not want to be contacted in this way, you can tell us by contacting us using the details set out at the end of the Privacy Policy.
  • Note: You may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us using the details set out at the end of this Privacy Policy. For more information on your rights, please refer to the section “Your rights“


We will not use your information for any other purposes unless we are required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings, or in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights.

Where we have relied on our legitimate business interests to process your personal data, you may contact us to obtain more information, including in relation to our assessment of the impact on you.

Marketing / Email Distribution

We use Mailpoet as our marketing automation platform for email newsletters. By signing up to our newsletter, you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to Mailpoet for processing in accordance with their individual Privacy Policy and Privacy PolicyTerms.

We will not share your information for general marketing purposes with unrelated companies not described above.

If you no longer wish to receive emails from MugsPubs, please click here.

Access to your information and correction

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email or write to us at the address below.

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

How long we retain your data

We only keep your information for as long as is reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy and to fulfil our legal obligations.


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. Read our full Cookies Policy here.

For further information visit or

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

Changes to our privacy policy

From time to time we may make changes to this Privacy Policy to ensure that it is accurate and up to date and to reflect any changes in the law. This policy was last updated in April 2022.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any question s about our privacy policy or information we hold about you: