At Buttercream Bake Shoppe (Buttercream), we value and respect your privacy. The policies below are intended to clearly inform our users about our privacy practices and procedures and are applicable to our Web site located at www.buttercreambakeshoppe.com.
Buttercream does not collect personally identifying information (such as a user’s name, address, telephone number or email address) about users of our Web site, except when specifically and knowingly provided by such users. For example, users of our Web site are able to send e-mail to Buttercream, and their messages will contain a user’s screen name and e-mail address as well as any additional information the user may include in the message or attachments thereto (such as resumes for prospective employment at Buttercream).
In some cases, we may collect non-personal information. Examples of this type of information include the type of Internet browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using and the domain name of the web site from which you linked to our site or advertisement. We may use this information for various purposes, including system administration.
“Cookies” are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. At some places on the Buttercream Web site, the use of a cookie may be offered in the future in order to allow Buttercream to measure activity on the site and to make improvements and updates based on which areas are popular and which are not. Cookies may also be used to improve your user experience.
Please note that with most browsers, a user can set the preferences to show a warning each time a cookie request is received. Typically, users can also set the browser not to accept cookies at all.
Buttercream does not share personally identifying information with third parties, other than the minimum necessary to perform user requested tasks, such as a credit check for credit card payments to Buttercream.
Buttercream may use personally identifying information from user emails sent to us to contact users in the limited circumstances noted below:
By providing an e-mail option, we intend to provide a means by which you may send comments, questions, resumes and other communications to us. These messages are forwarded to the appropriate persons at Buttercream for response at their discretion.
In addition, when you send an e-mail message to Buttercream and you indicate an interest in our products or services or we believe you may have an interest in our products or services, we may from time to time use the contact information to provide you with marketing information we think would be of particular interest. We will always give you the opportunity to opt out of receiving such communications by notifying us of your preference to opt out us via email.
Buttercream is committed to taking reasonable steps to ensure the security of your information. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information provided to Buttercream.
Buttercream has no intention of collecting personally identifying information from children (i.e., individuals under the age of 13). If a child has provided us with personally identifiable information, Buttercream asks that a parent or guardian of the child contact Buttercream via email if they would like the information submitted by a child deleted from our database. Buttercream will use reasonable efforts to delete such information from its database.
Please note that no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. As a result, we cannot guarantee the security of the information that you transmit via our online services.
Please note that we reserve the right to access and/or disclose the user information discussed herein (including personal information) as required by courts and/or administrative agencies and to the extent required to permit us to investigate suspected fraud, harassment or other violations of law or our Web site rules or policies.
By using this Web site, you consent to our use of your personally identifiable information and non-personal data as specified above. You further authorize the export of personal information to CANADA and its storage and use as specified in this policy when you provide such information to us. This policy and all legal obligations of Buttercream are subject to the laws of Alberta and CANADA, regardless of the location of any user. Any claims or complaints must be filed in CANADA in the Province of Alberta.
To have us correct any personally identifiable information in our possession that you believe may be incorrect, contact us via email.
Posted January 20, 2011