PRIVACY POLICY


DEVICE INFORMATION AND HOW IT’S USED

When you visit the site, your device information is collected in order to enhance your overall experience on the site. You can browse the site without submitting any personally identifiable information, but some anonymous information is collected when you access our site.

Using the following technologies:

  • “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

  • “Log files” track actions occurring on the site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

  • “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the site.

Location information: Your devices (depending on your settings) may transmit location information to the site. This information is used to customize, improve, and protect the site.

Analytics information: Squarespace uses analytics tools to help measure traffic and usage trends for the site. These tools collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, including the web pages you visit, your browser add-ons, and other information that assists in improving the site. This analytics information together with any additional personal information you provide and session data from user visits may be collected to build a broader profile of individual users so to serve you better.

When you visit a page on the site, Katie’s may receive information about your visit such as:

Date, Time, IP address, Referrer, Browser version, Operating system, Demographic and profile data

This information gives insight into, among other things:

Visitors’ geographic location by IP address

How visitors in specific locations find the site

Traffic patterns and site usage are also monitored to help develop and improve the design and layout of the site.

COOKIES: Cookies are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

Squarespace and other service providers may use cookies (both session cookies and persistent cookie) to analyze trends, administer the site, track your movements around the site, to better understand how you interact with the site, to determine interest in particular content and monitor aggregate usage by visitors and online traffic routing. Katie’s may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual and aggregated basis. You may be able to instruct your browser, by changing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the online services you visit. You may also remove persistent cookies by following your web browser’s help file directions. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all portions of the site or all functionality of our site.

Squarespace and other service providers may also use “pixel tags,” “web beacons,” “clear GIFs,” or similar means in connection with the site to, among other things, track the actions of users, to determine the success of marketing campaigns and to compile aggregate statistics about site usage and response rates.

Squarespace uses these technologies to do things such as remember your preferences, keep you safe and improve and promote their services. You can read more about how Squarespace uses these technologies in their Cookie Policy.


PERSONAL INFORMATION PROVIDED BY YOU

OPTING INTO MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS: When you visit the site, you may be invited to provide personal information to join our emailing list for marketing communications. You will either be asked directly for your expressed consent to join our emailing list, or provide you with an opportunity to say no. You can choose to opt into our emailing list marketing communications by: completing the subscription form(s) on the site. Katie’s will use the personal information (including your name, email address, and device information) you provide on these forms to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing communications via email. 

You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting info@katiescreativebaking.com. Katie’s will treat your information with respect. 

Katie’s uses MailChimp as the marketing automation platform. By clicking to submit any of these marketing subscription forms, you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to MailChimp for processing in accordance with their Privacy Policy and Terms.

By entering your information and clicking to receive marketing communications, you agree that Katie’s may process your personal information in accordance with these terms.


From this point forward, when “user information” is used in this Privacy Policy, it is referring to both about device information and personal information.

AGE OF CONSENT

By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.

COPYRIGHT NOTICE

All text, images, graphics, sounds, and software code ("Content") on this site are copyrighted property of Katie's, its contributors, and its programmers unless otherwise noted. They may only be used for the personal education of site visitors. They may not be placed in the public domain. You may not reproduce, redistribute, publish, or otherwise use by electronic or any other means any of the Content without prior written consent.

TRADEMARKS

Katie's creative baking and other marks indicated on the site are service marks of Katie's creative baking. They may not be used or displayed without the prior written consent of Katie's. All other trademarks, product names, and company names and logos appearing on the site are the property of their respective owners.

INFORMATION SHARED WITH THIRD PARTIES

HOW INFORMATION IS USED: The user information you provide when opting into marketing communications is used to communicate with you and provide you with information or advertising relating to products or services. User information helps screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize the site (for example, by generating analytics about how customers browse and interact with the site, and to assess the success of marketing and advertising campaigns).

Outside agents may be employed, meaning other companies or individuals Katie’s trusts and partners with to perform functions on our behalf, such as sending postal mail and email, conducting sweepstakes and other promotional activities, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. These agents have access to user  information needed to perform their functions. Other than our outside agents and certain suppliers and vendors, we keep all of your user information private and will not share it with any third party, unless you have authorized us to or we are legally required to do so.

Katie's may also release user information when it is believed, in good faith, that such release is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of Katie's, our affiliated businesses, users, or others. Katie’s may disclose your user information if we are required by law to do so. Katie’s may also share your user information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information received, or to otherwise protect our rights.

In general, the third-party providers used by Katie’s will only collect, use and disclose your user information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us. However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions. For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your user information will be handled by these providers.

Once you leave the website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy.


SECURITY

To protect your user information, Katie’s takes reasonable precautions and follows industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

Katie’s strives to protect your user information; however, Katie's cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit.

LINKS

When you click on links on the site, they may direct you away from the site. Katie’s is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourages you to read their privacy statements. Certain content, products and services available via the site may include materials from third-parties.

Third-party links on this site may direct you to third-party websites that are not affiliated with Katie’s. Katie’s is not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy and does not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third-parties.

Katie’s is not liable for any harm or damages related to the purchase or use of goods, services, resources, content, or any other transactions made in connection with any third-party websites. Please review carefully the third-party's policies and practices and make sure you understand them before you engage in any transaction. Complaints, claims, concerns, or questions regarding third-party products should be directed to the third-party.

USER COMMENTS, FEEDBACK AND OTHER SUBMISSIONS

If, by request, you send certain specific submissions (for example contest entries) or without a request you send creative ideas, suggestions, proposals, plans, or other materials, whether online, by email, by postal mail, or otherwise (collectively, 'comments'), you agree that Katie’s may, at any time, without restriction, edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate and otherwise use in any medium any comments that you forward.Katie’s is and shall be under no obligation (1) to maintain any comments in confidence; (2) to pay compensation for any comments; or (3) to respond to any comments. 

Katie’s may, but has no obligation to, monitor, edit or remove content that is determined at discretion to be unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party’s intellectual property or our Terms of Use.

You agree that your comments will not violate any right of any third-party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, personality or other personal or proprietary right. You further agree that your comments will not contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material, or contain any computer virus or other malware that could in any way affect the operation of this site or any related website. You may not use a false e-mail address, pretend to be someone other than yourself, or otherwise mislead Katie’s or third-parties as to the origin of any comments. You are solely responsible for any comments you make and their accuracy. Katie’s takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any comments posted by you or any third-party.


CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

Katie’s reserves the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If material changes are made to this policy, notification will be made here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how it is used, and under what circumstances, if any, Katie’s uses and/or discloses it.

YOUR RIGHTS

If you are a European resident, you have the right to access user information held about you and to ask that your user information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information at the bottom of this page.

Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above.  Additionally, please note that your user information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.

DATA RETENTION

When you visit this Site, and if you choose to provide personal information to sign up for our marketing communications, Katie’s will maintain your user information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.

YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS

By visiting the Katie's creative baking site, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy and to the collection and use of this information by Katie's. Katie’s will always fully disclose the privacy policies, and will promptly post any changes to the policy on this page.

You agree that Katie's may retain and use your device information and personal information (collectively, "user information") as described in this policy until you informed you do not agree with this Privacy Policy and agree that you will not use the Katie's website for a reasonable period of time thereafter.

By using this site after any changes are posted to this Privacy Policy, you agree to accept those changes. If you choose to visit the Katie's creative baking website, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy.

QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your interactions with this website, you may contact: info@katiescreativebaking.com


SQUARESPACE

This website is hosted by Squarespace. Your data is stored through Squarespace’s databases, on a secure server behind a firewall. It is recommended that you read Squarespace’s policies so you can understand the manner in which your user information may be handled by Squarespace:   

Squarespace Terms of Service https://www.squarespace.com/terms-of-service/

Squarespace Privacy Policy: https://www.squarespace.com/privacy/

Squarespace Acceptable Use Policy: https://www.squarespace.com/acceptable-use-policy

Squarespace Cookie Policy: https://www.squarespace.com/cookie-policy/


Last Updated: March 17, 2019