The Posh Bakery Privacy Policy

General Information
The Posh Bakery respects the privacy of our customers, business partners, employees and job applicants, and other visitors to our websites who may choose to provide personal information. We recognize the need for appropriate protections and management of personal information that you provide to us. This Privacy Statement will assist you to understand what types of information we may collect, how that information may be used, and with whom the information may be shared.

What personal information does The Posh Bakery collect?
Personal Information is information that can be used to identify or contact a specific individual, such as a name, address, telephone number or email address. The Posh Bakery may collect certain personal information from customers, business partners, employees and candidates for employment. The Posh Bakery does not collect personal information when you visit The Posh Bakery’s web sites unless you choose to provide such personal information.

How does The Posh Bakery use personal information?
The Posh Bakery will use personal information to provide customers and business partners with information and services and to help us better understand your needs and interests. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a transaction or order, to communicate with you, to deliver products/services to you, to bill you for products/services you purchased, and to provide ongoing service and support. Occasionally we may use your information to contact you for marketing and quality assurance purposes. Personal information collected online may be combined with information you provide to The Posh Bakery through other sources such as trade shows.

With whom does The Posh Bakery share personal information?
The Posh Bakery will not share personal information with third parties without your permission. The Posh Bakery will not sell, trade or lease your personal information to others.

Choice and Consent
The Posh Bakery does not require that customers, business partners or visitors to The Posh Bakery websites provide any personal information. The decision to provide personal information is voluntary.  In some instances, if you do not wish to provide the personal information requested, you may not be able to proceed with the activity or receive the benefit for which the personal information is being requested.

Security of Personal Information
The Posh Bakery is committed to taking reasonable efforts to secure the personal data you choose to provide us. To protect the privacy of any personal information you may have provided, The Posh Bakery employs reasonable security measures to prevent unauthorized access including Internet firewalls and anti-virus protection.  No data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be perfectly secure. Only those employees who need access to our users' information in order to do their jobs are allowed access. Employees who violate our privacy policy are subject to disciplinary action.

Other Information/Logging and Cookies
Like many other web sites, we use "cookie" technology to improve your experience at our site. Cookies are small pieces of data that are placed in your computer's browser to store your preferences. When you visit a web site, a message is sent back to the web server by the browser accessing the web site. You may elect not to accept cookies by changing the designated settings on your web browser. However, not utilizing cookies may prevent you from using certain functions and features of web sites.

Here are some quick and easy steps to ensure that your computer is enabling cookies.

For Netscape Navigator 6.2:
Under "Edit," select "Preferences." Select "Privacy & Security" from the left-hand menu. In the new window to the right, select "Enable All Cookies." Click "OK."

For Internet Explorer 5.0:
Under "Tools," select "Internet Options." Click the "Security" tab. Click "Custom Level" at the bottom of the window. Scroll down to "Cookies section. Select "Enable" from both "Allow cookies that are stored on your computer" and "Allow per session cookies." Click "OK."

For Internet Explorer 4.0:
Under "View," select "Internet Options." Click the "Advanced" tab. Scroll down to "Cookies" section. Select "Always accept cookies."

If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the website, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally.  We automatically collect and log only the following information about your visit:    Internet Protocol addresses, Internet domain names, the web browser and operating system used to access The Posh Bakery web site, the files visited, the time spent in each file, the time and date of each visit, and if you linked to The Posh Bakery website from another website, the address of that website.

We use this information to help improve our service to you and personalize your web-browsing experience.  We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.

Links to Non-Posh Bakery Web Sites and Third Parties
The Posh Bakery web sites may provide links to third-party web sites for your convenience and information. If you access those links, you will leave The Posh Bakery web site. The Posh Bakery does not control those sites or their privacy practices, which may differ from The Posh Bakery’s. We do not endorse or make any representations about third party web sites. The personal data you choose to give to unrelated third parties is not covered by The Posh Bakery’s Privacy Statement. We encourage you to review the privacy policy of any company before submitting your personal information. Some third party companies may choose to share their personal data with The Posh Bakery that sharing is governed by that third party company's privacy policy.

On-Line Policy Only
This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected through this site. It does not apply to any information collected or disseminated by any other method.     The Posh Bakery reserves the right to change this privacy policy at any time. Be sure to check this page periodically for updates. This policy applies only to personal information collected online at theposhbakery.com and does not apply to information collected offline by The Posh Bakery.

Please be sure to read this Privacy Policy before using or submitting information to us. Your use of this web site is subject not only to the terms of the Privacy Policy, but also to this site’s Terms of Use. This Privacy Policy is subject to change from time to time, so please check back periodically. By accessing and using our web site, and by providing us with your information, you agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use our site. Your continued use of our site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.

 

Children Under 13

We have no way of distinguishing the age of individuals who access our Website, and so we carry out the same Privacy Policy for individuals of all ages. If a child has provided us with personally-identifying information without parental or guardian consent, the parent or guardian should contact us to remove the information. and opt out of promotional opportunities.

 

Access and Opting Out
You may, at any time, remove your personal identifying information from our current customer database. If you have submitted personal identifying information to us and you wish to have it removed from our records, if you have other questions about this policy, the information you have provided to us, or wish to notify us that you do not want your information shared with unaffiliated third parties, please contact us at:

The Posh Bakery, Inc,. 445 Nelo Street, Santa Clara, CA, 94065 or email us at service@theposhbakery.com   

So that we can process your requests, include both a detailed explanation and, in the subject line of your message, either indicate "Delete Information," "General Privacy Question," "Access to Personal Information," or "Opt Out of Sharing." We will respond to all reasonable requests as soon as feasible.

Contact Information
If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Statement or believe that the privacy of your personal information has not been respected, you may make a written submission to the attention of The Posh Bakery’s Office of the General Counsel, 445 Nelo Street, Santa Clara, CA, 94065.

Changes to this Statement
Please note that this Policy may be subject to modifications from time to time. Any significant changes to this policy
will be posted here. The Posh Bakery encourages you to periodically review this policy to be informed of how we collect, use and protect your information.




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