Carolina Breweries Club

Privacy Policy

Who we are

Carolina Breweries Club is a social drinker’s club for Carolina residents over age 21. Our website address is:


When visitors leave comments on the site, data is collected in the comments form. The visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string help detect spam.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available at After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


You should avoid uploading images to the website that contain embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again should you leave a future comment. Cookies will last for one year.

We will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

Several cookies are set up to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days. Screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. Login cookies will be removed if you logout.

An additional cookie will be saved in your browser if you edit or publish an article. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content should you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

Your IP address will be included in the reset email should you request a password reset.

How long we retain your data

Comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically.

We also store the personal information registered users provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time. Usernames cannot be changed. Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

For account holders, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data held about you. This includes any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data held about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where your data is sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

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