Information We Collect
- Information voluntarily submitted to the site: We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information by subscribing to the newsletter or submitting a contact form.
- Information collected from others: We may receive information about you from other sources. For example, if you use a third-party software through the site, they may transfer information to us.
- Automatically-collected information: We automatically collect certain information about you when you access acharmingbaker.com. For example, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed acharmingbaker.com. We may also collect information about actions you take, such as links clicked.
- Cookies: We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience when visiting acharmingbaker.com.
Like many other Web sites, www.acharmingbaker.com makes use of log files. These files merely log visitors to the site – usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses and other such information are not linked to any personally identifiable information.
Cookies and Web Beacons
We use third-party advertisements on acharmingbaker.com. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing Texas restaurants ads to someone in Texas, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).
You can choose to disable our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this may affect how you can interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.
Advertising Privacy Statement
A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use using cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.
You can opt-out to the creation of a user profile, Hotjar’s storing of data about your usage of our site and Hotjar’s use of tracking cookies on other websites by following this opt-out link.
We may process information relating to transactions, including purchases of goods and services that you enter into with us and/or through our Site (“Transactional Data”). The Transactional Data may include your contact details, your card details, and the transaction details. The transaction data may be processed for the purpose of supplying the purchased goods and services and keeping proper records of those transactions. Payment processing on our Site is handled by our payment services provider, PayPal. We will share transaction data with our payment services provider only to the extent necessary for processing your payments, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds. You can find information about the payment services providers’ privacy policies and practices at https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full.
acharmingbaker.com does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that www.achamringbaker.com has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 16, please contact us immediately (using the contact in the first paragraph) and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
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