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Return the Beer Privacy Policy for website users

Important Notice


Welcome to the Return Your Beer platform (Platform). You can use this Platform to submit information in order to assist brewers in their applications for a refund from HMRC on Excise Duty. This information may include your name, telephone number, e-mail address and place of business.

Data Protection


Return Your Beer and its brewers take the protection of your personal data very seriously.

The website owner Venn Digital Limited (Venn), relevant brewer, and if applicable, your supplier of product will be processing your personal data in order to complete the stock destruction and Excise Duty reclaim process. The BBPA is the data controller of the website and Venn is the data processor. The relevant brewer is the data controller of any personal data collected from you in connection with their products through your use of the Platform and Venn is the data processor. Brewers will retain your personal details for a maximum period of 7 years for tax and auditing purposes only, as required by HMRC.

We recommend that you review the privacy policies for those entities who will be controlling and or processing your personal data (please see below and the details of your relevant supplier if applicable). Please note, the brewer privacy policies will apply to the extent that it is relevant to personal data collected through the Platform.

Privacy Policies



Budweiser Brewing Group


Carlsberg UK Limited






Molson Coors