Trading name: For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, The Order of Jacobs Well is referenced through as OJW.
This Privacy Policy, which was last updated on 17/7/2022, sets out the data processing practices carried out by OJW.
Here at OJW we like making things simple and easy for our visitors and that includes being clear, transparent and open about what we collect, and how and why we use the data we collect, so this page goes into great detail.
Our Policy explains how we use your personal data, whether you are just visiting, or donating to OJW. This policy includes information you may not already know about your data privacy rights, circumstances in which we share and obtain information about you and how we use it to personalize the marketing you receive, so please take time to read all the sections carefully.
We hope you will find this page helpful, but should you have any concerns or questions, regarding Data Protection, please feel free to contact our Data Protection Officer at

Our Privacy Policy Promise

OJW will always value and respect the privacy of each and every one of its visitors.
Your privacy is important both to you and to us and we make the following promise to you:
OJW is committed to protecting your privacy. We believe in using your personal information to make things simpler and better for you. We will always keep your personal information safe. We’ll be clear and open with you about why we collect your personal information and how we use it. Where you have choices or rights, we’ll explain them to you and respect your wishes.

The Types of Information We Collect

We collect two types of data and information from our visitors.
Personal Information
Personal Information which can be used to identify an individual. The Personal information we collect through our Services includes information which is submitted directly by the you, such as: full name; e-mail address; We also collect Personal Information from your device (e.g. geolocation data, IP address) and information on your activity on the Services (e.g. pages viewed, online browsing, clicks, actions, etc.).
Non-personal Information
The second type of information is un-identified and non-identifiable information pertaining to you which may be made available or gathered via your use of the Services We are not aware of the identity of the user from which the Non-personal Information was collected. Non-personal Information which is being collected may include your aggregated usage information and technical information transmitted by your device, including certain software and hardware information (e.g. the type of browser and operating system your device uses, language preference, access time and the domain name of the website from which you linked to the Services; etc.), in order to enhance the functionality of our Services.
If we combine Personal Information with Non-personal Information, the combined information will be treated as Personal Information for as long as it remains combined.

How We Collect Your Information

Collecting Information about you, from you OJW collects personal information about you whenever you use our services. Some of it you provide directly to us, for example, when you subscribe for our newsletters or contact us. Other information is collected during your interactions with us through Cookies (Please refer to the dedicated section about Cookie’s for more information on our usage of cookies) We also collect information about the way you access, view, share, contribute to and communicate with and through our services, for example when you post comments via our social media channels or chat functionalities.
Collecting Information about you, from your device We collect information from the devices you use when using OJW content, products and services. This includes but is not limited to the following: your IP address (a number that identifies a specific device on the internet and is required for your device to communicate with websites), hardware model, operating system and version number.
Collecting Information about you, from Cookies
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. Some of the cookies we use are essential for the site to operate. The cookies we use can be grouped into four separate categories and are explained in the section further below set out for Cookies.

How do we use the information we collect?

We use and share Personal Information in the manners described in this Privacy Policy. The Personal Information will be disclosed to a third party only to the extent required for the specific purpose, as stipulated in this Privacy Policy, and in such cases, we require the relevant third party to agree to process such information in compliance with our Privacy Policy.
We will not disclose your Personal Data with any third parties outside of the European Union in countries where there is no adequate data protection regime.
However, in the event that such a data transfer occurs, we will take all reasonable steps possible to ensure that your data is treated as securely as it is within the European Union and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the applicable legislation. Additionally, we will update the current Privacy Policy in order to reflect the cross-border data transfer and the relevant safeguards for your privacy.
The information we collect, which may include “Personal Information”, is used for the following purposes:

Where the data processing is in accordance with your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time in writing to our contact details mentioned in this Policy, or by following any relevant process to withdraw your consent (eg, unsubscribing from marketing) Withdrawal of your consent does not affect the lawfulness of the treatment of your data prior to its revocation.

Other information sharing with third parties:

We may also share personal data with selected third parties in order to measure and improve customer experience, to circulate new offers and promotions that may be of interest on various similar third parties products/services and to facilitate the resolution of customer complaints and disputes. This sharing takes place further to legitimate interests (which do not override your fundamental rights and freedoms) or under another suitable lawful basis identified by us

How long do we keep your information?

We hold your personal information only as long as we have a valid legal reason to do so, which includes providing you with the services you have requested, meeting our legal and regulatory obligations, resolving disputes and enforcing our agreements.
The length of time for which we keep different types of personal information can vary, depending on why we originally obtained them, the reason we process them and the legal requirements that apply to them. When we no longer need it to fulfil the above requirements, we delete it securely or anonymize it.

Your Rights

You have the following Data Subject Rights:

In order to exercise any of your rights over your Personal Data, please contact
If you believe your privacy rights have been infringed, or you disagree with a decision we have made about your privacy rights, you have the right to complain to the relevant supervisory authority.

Cookie Section

What are Cookies?
‘Cookies’ are small text files stored in your web browser that enable us to recognize your computer when you visit our website. Cookies are essential to keep certain parts of our website functioning correctly and securely. We also use them to make things quicker, easier and more personal to you and to help us understand how our website is used. They can also be used to present you with more tailored
advertising content.
To do all these things, cookies collect some personal information about you whenever you use our website. You can choose whether to accept or reject some or all types of cookies and control this through your device’s browser settings. We will make you aware of this by showing you our cookie banner when you visit our site. If you then continue to use our website without adjusting your browser settings, we
will use cookies as set out in the sections below, so to help you make an informed choice it’s important to know why we use the different types of cookie and what that means for your online experience. This section provides you with a summary of the main points and tells you how switching off the different types of cookie will affect your experience on our website.
They also enable OJW to find out which advertisement brought you to our website, we may use the OJW cookies on your computer. In the event that we do collect such information, you will remain personally unidentifiable and we will not share this information with any unconnected third-party.

The Cookie Categories

The Cookies we use fall into the following categories:

Controlling my Cookies

All modern browsers allow you to see what cookies you have, and to clear them individually or in their entirety by changing your cookie settings. Cookie settings are typically found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser, otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your browser for more details.
You can block cookies by activating the settings on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be to access all or parts of our site. We endeavour to make all parts of our site accessible to everyone but if you block some cookies, particularly Strictly Necessary cookies, your
access might be impaired. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon you visit our site.

The Use of Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics for ‘analytical’ purposes such as to keep track of user/customer browsing patterns and to build up a profile for a customised browser experience for you. Google Analytics is a popular web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to help us to analyse how visitors use our Website.
Your opt-out choice is applied only to the browser from which you make the choice, so if you use different browsers you will need to opt out in each one. This opt-out is cookie based, so if you delete your cookies, you will no longer be opted out and will need to opt out again. Google Analytics, from which you can control through your browser settings: opt out.


OJW goes to great lengths to guarantee that your personal and financial information remains 100% secure and confidential. We employ industry standard security protocols. This technology protects you from having your information intercepted by anyone other than OJW while it is being transmitted between you and OJW.

Website Hosting

Our Websites are hosted using service provider NameCheap which hosts our website on a global content delivery network (CDN), a collection of connected secure servers located around the world. Our visitors are automatically directed to their closest server, so our site loads faster for everyone, everywhere.

Limits of Confidentiality

For legal reasons, OJW may be required under certain circumstances to disclose your personal information. Reasons for this may include:

  1. to protect and defend our rights or property;
  2. to comply with any legal process served on us.