Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to distilling.com, and American
noted, all references to American Distilling Institute include distilling.com and ADI. The ADI website is a
Membership Organization site. By using the ADI website, you consent to the data practices described in this
Collection of your Personal Information
In order to better provide you with products and services offered, ADI may collect personally identifiable
information, such as your:
– First and Last Name
– Mailing Addresses (Business & Preferred)
– E-mail Address
– Phone Number
– Job Title
– Spirits Produced
– DSP Number
– TTB Permit Information
– Social Media URLs
If you purchase ADI’s products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used
to complete the purchase transaction.
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be
required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services. These
may include: (a) registering for an account; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our
partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e)
submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services. To
wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or
products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the
Use of your Personal Information
ADI collects and uses your personal information to operate and deliver the services you have requested.
ADI may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from
ADI and its affiliates.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
ADI does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
ADI may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide
customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal
information except to provide these services to ADI, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your
ADI may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief
that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on ADI or
the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of ADI; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect
the personal safety of users of ADI, or the public.
Tracking User Behavior
ADI may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within ADI, in order to determine what ADI services
are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within ADI to customers
whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by ADI. This information
can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This
information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general
statistics regarding use of the ADI website.
Security of your Personal Information
ADI secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. ADI uses the following
methods for this purpose:
– SSL Protocol
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through
the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your
personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be
guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge
that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b)
security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site
cannot be guaranteed.
Right to Deletion
Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will:
• Delete your personal information from our records; and
• Direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records.
Please note that we may not be able to comply with requests to delete your personal information if it is necessary
• Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected, fulfill the terms of a written
warranty or product recall conducted in accordance with federal law, provide a good or service requested by
you, or reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise
perform a contract between you and us;
• Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity; or prosecute
those responsible for that activity;
• Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality;
• Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise his or her right of free speech, or
exercise another right provided for by law;
• Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act;
• Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that
adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when our deletion of the information is likely to
render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of such research, provided we have obtained your
• Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on your relationship
• Comply with an existing legal obligation; or
• Otherwise use your personal information, internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with the context in
which you provided the information.
Children Under Thirteen
ADI does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are
under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
From time to time, ADI may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers,
alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication.
If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from ADI, you may opt out of
such communications by clicking the unsubscribe button listed on email communication.
Changes to this Statement
in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your
account, by placing a prominent notice on our website, and/or by updating any privacy information. Your continued
use of the website and/or Services available after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of
ADI welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that ADI has not
adhered to this Statement, please contact ADI at:
American Distilling Institute
Hayward, California 94541
Effective as of November 02, 2021