privacy & cookie policy

Cookies are yummiest when eaten fresh out of the oven, don't you think?

However... if you chose to visit this page, I'm guessing you aren't in search of cookie-eating recommendations or, indeed, the best sugary recipes (and I have a few, should you change your mind)

I'm assuming you're here to check that I will ensure your privacy whilst you browse and visit my website, and that I'm complying with EU Law regarding cookies and your privacy. To truthfully say "I am" is not enough. So below you will find the legally-required assurances that your details shall remain safe.

I would, therefore, ask you to kindly read the below Privacy & Cookie Policy before using this site.

Use of this site includes accessing, browsing, or registering to use this site. By using this site, you accept the policies below. If you do not wish to accept these policies then please refrain from using this site.

privacy policy

This privacy policy provides you with information pertaining to how we collect and process your personal data through your use of this site:

contact information

This website is operated by me, Vivienne McAlister-Geertz of Wannehübel 30, Birrwil, 5708, Switzerland

The Information I Collect About You

‘Personal Data’ refers to any information that can personally identify an individual, such as name, email address, mailing address, and credit card or other billing information.

I may process the following categories of personal data about you:

Customer Information - When you use this Site, you provide personal data which I may collect. Examples of times when personal data may be collected include, but are not limited to, when you buy a product from this site our site, subscribe to my newsletter, and when you have contacted me. Examples of personal data may include name, title, billing address, delivery address, email address, phone number, contact details, and your card details. I process this data in order to supply the goods you have purchased and to keep records of such transactions.

Communication Information - this includes any communication you may send me via any means of communication including, but not limited to, email, via the Contact form on this website, social media posting or messaging. I process this data in order to effectively communicate with you.

User Information - this includes data collected about how you use this website. For full details, please refer to my Cookie Policy below.

Please note I may receive data from third parties such as payment and delivery services and networks such as Google and Facebook which operate outside the EU. I do not have control over nor am I responsible for the privacy practices of such third parties. I, therefore, encourage you to read the privacy policies of any such third party.

How I Use the Information Collected

Operations - I use the information provided to ensure your delivery arrives accurately and in a timely manner.

Communications - Should you have contacted us, we shall use your personal data to answer your questions and queries and to follow-up, as and when required. Additionally I shall provide any information I feel may be of genuine interest to you.

Please note, I do not collect any Sensitive Data about you. Sensitive data refers to data that includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, health status, information about criminal convictions and offences.

Disclosure of Information

Your personal information may only be shared with the following third parties:

  • Third party to whom we sell, merge or transfer part or all of

Data Security

I have in place security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used, disclosed, or accessed without authorisation. I shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus or other technology-related harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, or computer programs etc. Nor do I guarantee that this site remains secure or free from bugs or viruses. It is your personal responsibility to configure your information technology, computer programs and such in order to access this site.

Data retention

I shall only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes it was collected for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this website may become inaccessible or not function properly.

Policy Updates

I may periodically update these policies by amending this page. So please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes I make.

Last Published: May 2019