• Last updated: 09 October 2012

    The policy below details the data protection and cookies policy of Jas Hennessy & Co, having its registered address in France, Cognac (16100), rue de la Richonne, (“Hennessy”) with regard to personal data provided on the website ( (the “Site”).

    Hennessy respects your concerns regarding the confidentiality of personal information and data provided by you. By providing your personal information and data, you consent to the use, analysis and, where applicable, disclosure of such information under the terms and conditions outlined below.


    Hennessy may collect personal data via the Site from users in relation notably with documents or services request, visit booking or subscription to certain services (eg last & first name, e-mail address, age, city, state and country of residence, telephone number ).

    Any personal data you may be providing Hennessy with for the use of certain services is governed by the French law n°78-17 “Informatique et Libertés” dated 6 January 1978 (amended).


    You are entitled to access, correct and delete your personal data, and to object to the processing of such data. You may exercise this right, at any time, by writing to the following address: Jas Hennessy & Co, Consumer Relations Department, rue de la Richonne, CS 20020 16101 Cognac Cedex (France) or by sending an e-mail to:


    3.1 Purpose of data collection

    Hennessy collects your personal data via the Site only for the following purposes:

    - sending information about Hennessy and its activities and, with your consent, advertising or business prospecting messages,
    - booking of visit,
    - set-up of a personal account,
    - statistics, studies and analysis, marketing, improvement of the Site, products and services of Hennessy,

    Mandatory information must be entered in the information fields marked with an asterisk in the data collection forms. If these fields are not completed, we are unable to address your query and/or to provide the services requested.

    3.2 Retention of data

    Data is retained for a period appropriate to the purposes for which it was collected and is, in any event, destroyed at the end of a six (6) month period unless for the cases outlined below for which data will be destroyed:

    • 1 month after you unsubscribe from newsletter and/or press releases,
    • 1 month after you close your personal account,
    • 1 year from the date of request of visit booking

    3.3 Data recipients

    Hennessy is the recipient of the data. Hennessy may communicate your personal data to third parties only provided that:

    - you have given your prior consent to such communication to a third party, and/or,
    - Hennessy has to share such information with third parties in order to provide the products or service you have requested, and/or,
    - Hennessy is required by a judicial authority or any other administrative authority to provide it with such information.

    For the purposes (i) of technical management of the storage of your personal data and (ii) of managing the treatment activities, your data will be stored on a centralized basis on servers hosted by our provider:

    Company name: Link By Net
    Registered office: 5-9 rue de l’Industrie, 93 200 Saint-Denis, France
    Tel.: +33 (0)1 48 13 00 00
    Company N°: 430 359 927

    3.4 Data security and privacy

    Hennessy makes every effort to put in place suitable precautions to safeguard the security and privacy of personal data, and to prevent it from being altered, corrupted, destroyed or accessed by unauthorized third parties.

    However, Hennessy does not control each and every risk related to the use of the Internet, and therefore warns the Site users of the potential risks involved in the functioning and use of the Internet.

  • 4. COOKIES

    Hennessy uses cookies (“Cookies”) or similar files on the Site in order to facilitate your navigation onto the Site. These Cookies allow a better quality of service of the Site by recording information related to your navigation onto the Site.

    These Cookies do not allow us to identify users individually and their duration is strictly limited to the duration of your browser session.

    Unless you prefer to disable these Cookies as indicated below, the following Cookies will be placed on your terminal:

    has_js : To check if Javascript is activated on the user’s browser in order to adapt the display of certain contents of the Site
    SESS + User_ID : To give and recognize during a single user session his/her session ID in order to avoid to ask again the requested information (age, country of residence and if relevant his/her login and password) during a same navigation on the Site.
    __utma, __utmb, __utmz : Webanalytics Cookie from Google analytics enabling to collect statistical and anonymous information about Site navigation (notably seen pages, date, time and duration of connexion).

    You can disable Cookies in your web browser. However, this may disable all cookies used by your browser, including those from other websites, which may cause certain settings or information to be altered or lost. Disabling cookies may change your browsing experience on the Site, or may make navigating around the Site more difficult.

    You can disable cookies in your web browser as follows:

    Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 and above:

    1. Go to "Tools", then "Internet Options".
    2. Click on the "Privacy" tab.
    3. Use the cursor to select the level you require.

    Microsoft Internet Explorer 5:

    1. Go to "Tools", then "Internet Options".
    2. Click on the "Security" tab.
    3. Select "Internet", then click on "Custom Level".
    4. Under "cookies", select the option you want.

    Netscape 6.x and 7.x:

    1. Click the "Edit" menu, then "Preferences".
    2. Privacy and security.
    3. Cookies.


    1. Go to "Tools", then "Options".
    2. Click on the "Privacy" setting.

    Safari 3.x for Mac OS X:

    1. Click the "Edit" menu.
    2. Click the "Preferences" option.
    3. Click the "Security" option.
    4. Click "Display cookies".


    Hennessy may make changes to this policy. We will ensure that you are informed of such changes, either via a special message on the Site, or via a customized notice, for example when we send newsletters.


    As the access to the Site is governed by Terms & Conditions, Hennessy does not collect any data or information concerning persons who are under legal alcohol consumption and/or purchasing age in their country of residence.