Effective date: 23/05/2018
The Couture Baker operates the
www.thecouturebaker.co.uk website (the "Service").
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use,
and disclosure of personal data when you use our service.
We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the
Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in
accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy
in our Terms and Conditions, accessible from www.thecouturebaker.co.uk
Service is the www.thecouturebaker.co.uk website operated by The Couture Baker
Types of Data Collected:
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain
personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or
identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may
include, but is not limited to:
First name and last name
Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
Cookies and Usage Data:
We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and
used ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such
as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address),
browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit,
the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique
device identifiers and other diagnostic data
Tracking & Cookies Data
on our Service and hold certain information.
Cookies we use
We use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site.
What we do with your personal data:
The Couture Baker will retain your Personal Data only for as long
retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply
with our legal obligations. We keep your personal data within our Internal record keeping, we may use this info to contact you after your wedding date to ask for review submissions or info for voting purposes during award applications.
We share images of your wedding cake on social media and website together with your names and wedding venue and date unless otherwise instructed.
Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter
period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the
security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally
obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
Transfer Of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to —
and maintained on — computers located outside of your state,
province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data
protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside United Kingdom and choose to provide
information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including
Personal Data, to United Kingdom and process it there.
such information represents your agreement to that transfer.
The Couture Baker will take all steps reasonably necessary to
ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this
an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in
place including the security of your data and other personal
Disclosure Of Data
The Couture Baker may disclose your Personal Data in the good
faith belief that such action is necessary to:
To comply with a legal obligation
To protect and defend the rights or property of The Couture Baker
To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with
To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the
To protect against legal liability
Security Of Data
The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no
method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic
storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially
acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot
guarantee its absolute security.
Your Data Protection Rights Under General
Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have
certain data protection rights. The aims to take
reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the
use of your Personal Data.
If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and
if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us in writing.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our
Service ("Service Providers"), to provide the Service on our behalf, to
perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our
Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform
these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it
for any other purpose.
We provide paid products and/or services within the Service. We use third-party services for payment processing with swipe.
We will not store or collect your payment card details. That
information is provided directly to our third-party payment processors
whose use of your personal information is governed by their Privacy
Policy. These payment processors adhere to the standards set by
PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which
is a joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and maestro. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of
payment information. Your billing information which is only used by the payment processor for the purpose of performing fraud protection is encrupted before being communicated to them. The Couture Baker will never see your account number (PAN) This means that the payment form is either off-site or displayed on a frame on the payment page.
The payment processor we work with are Stripe.
Links To Other Sites
Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by
us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third
every site you visit.
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content,
privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our
Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the
posted on this page.