1. This Privacy Statement ©The Original Cakerie, Ltd. (TOC) is committed to protecting personal information that you provide to us via our web site. Please read this Privacy Statement carefully as it describes our practices regarding the collection and use of information through our website, located at www.cakerie.com (the “Site”). By using the Site or obtaining any product or service through this Site, you agree the collection of use of information as set forth in this Policy. If you do not agree to this Policy, please do not use the Site.
2. What information do we collect and what do we do with it?
TOC collects the following type of information when you visit our Site.
2.1 We collect non-personally identifiable information. When visitors come to our Site, we collect and aggregate information indicating, among other things, which pages of the Site were visited, the order in which they were visited and which links were “clicked.” Collecting such information involves logging the IP addresses, operating system and browser software used by each visitor to the Site. Although such information is not personally identifiable, it may be possible to determine from an IP address a visitor’s Internet Service Provider and the geographic location of the visitor’s point of connectivity. We will use the information which we collect to help us to improve the usefulness and effectiveness of our web site, and to personalize your experience on our web site, to help you log on in future and to continue to use our web site.
We also use “cookies” and other tracking technologies to collect non-personally identifiable information regarding you. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser. Cookies make it possible for us to recognize your browser when you visit our Site. By doing this, we can personalize your return visits and save you time your online experience. Your browser must be set to accept cookies in order for you to enjoy the benefits of being a registered user of the Site.
2.2 We collect personally identifiable information. In general, our Site uses an order form, a registration form and a catalog request form so that you can request information, products and services from us. These forms require that you provide us with personally identifiable information (such as your name, email address, physical address and telephone number).
2.3 We may use your IP address to conduct analyses of user traffic, to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our web site, or to enable selected third parties to provide us with information on the companies visiting our site.
2.4 If you are an existing customer, we may use your email address to respond to inquiries and to provide you with information that may be of interest to you, relating to new products, promotions, or to find out how we can serve you better. Every email you receive from us will contain simple instructions for removing yourself from the list or changing your profile. TOC is also happy to provide existing customers and other interested parties with information about the full range of TOC‘s products and services on request.
3. Accessing your information
3.1 If you want to access or update any of your information held by TOC, you can update your mailing address, email address, password, telephone numbers and address book entries by clicking on "My Account" at the top of the page.
3.2 TOC reserves the right to access and disclose personal information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests, to operate its systems properly, or to protect itself or its users.
4. Service Providers
4.1 We work with third parties who provide services, including but not limited to website hosting, order processing and fulfillment, credit card clearance, e-commerce affiliation, data analysis, emailing and other services of an administrative nature. Personally identifiable information, including financial information, is shared with such third parties for the purpose of providing such services.
4.2 If we do disclose personal information to third parties, we will only do so to third parties whom we are satisfied have measures to protect your personal information in a manner consistent with all applicable laws.
5. Your Consent
5.1 By utilizing the TOC web site you acknowledge and agree that:
5.1.1 In the course of registering and using our web site and any services offered via our web site, certain personal information about you will be captured electronically or otherwise and transmitted to TOC and potentially to any third parties as set out above; and
5.1.2 We may transfer your personal information from one country or continent to another for processing or use in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
5.2 By using our web site, you expressly agree to the collection and use of your personal information as set out above for the purposes set out in this Privacy Statement.
6. Our Responsibilities - How does TOC protect user information?
6.1 TOC respects the privacy of its customers and business partners and is committed to complying with all laws relating to the protection of personal data. TOC has adopted Principles of Privacy and Data Protection that apply to all our global operations and protect the rights of customers in compliance with all laws relating to the protection of personal information.
6.2 To prevent unauthorized access, we follow appropriate security procedures in the storage and disclosure of personal information which you have given to us.
6.3 Certain areas of our web site are password protected. You can help to preserve your privacy by never sharing your password with anyone else.
We reserve the right to add to or change the terms of this Privacy Statement at our sole discretion, without prior notice to you. If we change this Privacy Statement, we will post the new Privacy Statement on our web site, and it will become effective from the time of posting to our web site. Please visit this Privacy Statement on a regular basis to make sure you have read the latest version and you understand what we do with your personal information. Whenever possible, we will give you notice of any changes prior to their implementation. Your continued use of our web site following the posting of changes to these terms means that you consent to those changes.
9. Contacting TOC
The Original Cakerie, Ltd.
1345 Cliveden Ave.
Delta, British Columbia V3M 6C7
This version of the Privacy Statement is effective as of October 2013.