Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Pastry MaestraTM (“We”) collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the pastrymaestra.com website (“Website”). This privacy policy applies to the Website and all products and services offered by Pastry MaestraTM.

1. Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our Website, place an order, subscribe to the newsletter, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Website. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name and email address. Users may, however, visit our Website anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Website related activities.

2. Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Website. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Website, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

3. Web browser cookies

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. The cookies can be divided into three basic categories:

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 utilising the FB ‘like’ or ‘share’ features.

By using our website you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

Category 2: Performance cookies

These cookies collect information analytics; 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.

Category 3: Third party cookies:

We embed video content from YouTube. Pages with this embedded content may present cookies from this website. Similarly, when you use one of the share buttons a cookie may be set by the service you have chosen to share content through. Pastry MaestraTM does not control the dissemination of these cookies and can not block cookies from this website. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

  • How we use cookies

Pastry MaestraTM uses cookies to gain a better understanding of our customers and their needs so we can improve their online experience with us. This applies to all visitors to our website, regardless of where in the world they live.

In order to comply with EU regulations, users now have the option of accepting our cookies. Although you will still be able to access most of our content without cookies, your visit to our site would benefit from the additional functionality that cookies will provide.

Whenever a person visits this site, we collect basic information about their behaviour on our site. This includes things like what pages have been visited and how they found our website. The information we gather for these purposes does not identify anyone and we make no attempt to find out who has been to our site.

What we do gain from this information is a better understanding of what people are interested in on our website and how we can improve their experience on it.

To access this information, we use the following cookies:

Google Analytics: This cookie allows us to gain a better understanding of how visitors use our site, what content they are interested in, and how they found us. The information we get from Google Analytics is anonymous and for the most part comes in the form of statistics.

Share This plug-ins: social media plug-ins allows visitors to share our website’s content with their social networks. Once again this information is anonymous. The only information gathered from this cookie is a tally of how many people have shared a specific blog post and what social network was used.

Cookie Acceptance: This cookie monitors whether or not you have accepted cookies on our site.

To manage your Google Analytics cookies, you can visit the Google Analytics help page ( https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout). However, please keep in mind that information we obtain from Google Analytics goes towards improving the user experience on our site.

By using our website you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

  • Disabling Cookies

If you would like to restrict the use of cookies you can control this in your Internet browser. Links to advice on how to do this for the most popular Internet browsers are provided below for convenience and will be available for the Internet browser of your choice either online or via the software help (normally available via key F1).
Internet Explorer: https://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows7/Block-enable-or-allow-cookies
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&answer=95647&p=cpn_cookies
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Blocking%20cookies
Apple Safari: https://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=32467

4. How we use collected information

Pastry MaestraTM collects and uses Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • Offer announcements, newsletters, products and services that may be of interest to you;
  • Customize the content that you see on the Website;
  • Facilitate use of the Website;
  • Manage your account and your preferences;
  • Analyze use of and improve the Website, products and services;
  • Identify and protect against fraudulent transactions and other misuses of the Website; and
  • Enforce our Terms of Use.

5. The email address

The email addresses Users provide for order processing, will only be used to send them information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

6. How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Website.

7. Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Website or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

8. Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Website that link to the websites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these websites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Website. In addition, these websites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These websites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Website, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

9. Advertising

Ads appearing on our Website may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

10. Changes to this privacy policy

Pastry MaestraTM has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

11. Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Website, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Website. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

12. Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Website, or your dealings with this Website, please use the contact form on the Website.