Kate Makes Chocolates ensures that all your personal and business information is kept secure and confidential.
This statement provides you with details of the type of information I may obtain from you, how I store and use your information and how I protect your privacy.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, the Data Controller is Kate March trading under the name Kate Makes Chocolates.
How I obtain your information
I may collect and process the following data about you:
- Information and personal details including contact details that you provide through interacting with the contact form on this website or through interaction with my social media pages, including Facebook and Twitter.
- When you contact me I may keep a record of that correspondence together with your name, address, email address and phone number.
What I do with your information
Your information may be used to help me provide my services in the following ways:
- To provide the products and services detailed on this website.
- To provide information about services or products that you have requested from us or which I feel are relevant to you.
- To notify you with regards to services or products you receive from me.
Where I store your data
I take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data and personal information is kept secure and protected at all times.
All information you provide to Kate Makes Chocolates is stored on a secure database and on password protected computer files. All reasonable steps are taken to prevent unauthorised access to all personal data files.
Your rights and consent
Your personal information is collected only with your consent. By using the contact form or contact details on this website, or purchasing products or services from Kate Makes Chocolates, you are giving your consent for your personal details to be stored by me.
You have the right to request that we remove this data at any time. If you do not wish to receive further communication from Kate Makes Chocolates, please notify me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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Category 1: strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.
Category 2: performance cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.
By using our website, you agree that we can place these type of cookies on your device.
This website uses Google Analytics which collects data about users and provides details of users general activities in engaging with the website. Google does not associate any personal information or IP addresses with this information and it is used purely for the purposes of assessing the effectiveness of the website for its users and testing the speed of the pages.