Apple Annie’s Bake Shop – Privacy Statement

Privacy and Security

Posted: 11 September 2023
Effective: 11 September 2023

What This Privacy Policy Covers

This privacy policy covers the use of the web site located at and the services provided by Apple Annie’s Bake Shop, including how treats personal information that Apple Annie’s Bake Shop collects and receives. Pursuant to Apple Annie’s Bake Shop’s Terms of Use, you must be 18 years and older to use this site or have permission from a legal guardian. Therefore, this policy makes no provision for individuals under 18 years old. This policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that Apple Annie’s Bake Shop does not own or control, or individuals that Apple Annie’s Bake Shop does not employ or manage. This policy is effective on 11 September 2023.

Information Collection and How it is Used General Information: Apple Annie’s Bake Shop will not sell or disclose your name or email address to third parties without your explicit consent, except as specified in this privacy policy. Apple Annie’s Bake Shop uses information for the following general purposes: products and services provisioning, billing, identification and authentication, services improvement, contact, research, and anonymous reporting. IP addresses are automatically reported by your browser each time you view a web page. Your IP address is stored in Apple Annie’s Bake Shop’s user registration databases when you register with Apple Annie’s Bake Shop. IP addresses may be used for various research purposes, and/or delivering unique functionality in the Apple Annie’s Bake Shop Marketplace.

Service Announcements

We invite you to join our newsletter for most up to date information and specials. Apple Annie’s Bake Shop will send you a welcome email when you sign up for Apple Annie’s Bake Shop’s services. Apple Annie’s Bake Shop will send you service announcements on occasions when it is necessary to do so.

Newsletter Emails

Apple Annie’s Bake Shop users are offered subscriptions to Apple Annie’s Bake Shop email newsletters. To opt-in, Apple Annie’s Bake Shop will ask for your email address. This email address will only be used for this feature. You may change your subscription or unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions contained in the email.


A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, that is sent to your browser from a web site’s computers and stored on your computer’s hard drive. You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. If you reject all cookies, you may not be able to take full advantage of the Apple Annie’s Bake Shop service. Apple Annie’s Bake Shop uses its own cookies for a number of purposes, including to: Access your information when you “sign in”; keep track of preferences you specify while you are using Apple Annie’s Bake Shop’s services; display local product offerings; estimate and report Apple Annie’s Bake Shop’s total audience size and traffic; conduct research to improve Apple Annie’s Bake Shop’s content and services. Apple Annie’s Bake Shop cookies do not collect personal information, and Apple Annie’s Bake Shop does not combine information collected through cookies with other personal information to tell us who you are or what your username or email address is.

Apple Annie’s Bake Shop will not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with nonaffiliated parties except as specified in this Privacy Policy to provide products or services you have requested or when Apple Annie’s Bake Shop has your permission. It may be necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of Apple Annie’s Bake Shop’s Terms of Use, as specified in this Privacy Policy or as otherwise required by law. In some cases, Apple Annie’s Bake Shop may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, customer information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. Apple Annie’s Bake Shop will transfer information about you if Apple Annie’s Bake Shop is acquired by or merged with another company. In this event, Apple Annie’s Bake Shop will notify you by email or by putting a prominent notice on the Apple Annie’s Bake Shop web site before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

As part of the buying and selling process, you may obtain another Apple Annie’s Bake Shop user’s email address, shipping address and/or other information. Pursuant to Apple Annie’s Bake Shop’s Terms of Use, you have a limited license to use this information. This information should only be used for Apple Annie’s Bake Shop-related communications or for Apple Annie’s Bake Shop-facilitated transactions. Apple Annie’s Bake Shop has not granted you a license to use the information for unsolicited commercial messages. Without limiting the foregoing, without express consent from the user, you are not licensed to add any Apple Annie’s Bake Shop user to your email or physical mail list.

Third Parties

Except as otherwise expressly included in this Privacy Policy, this document addresses only the use and disclosure of information Apple Annie’s Bake Shop collects from you. If you disclose your information to others, whether they are buyers or sellers on Apple Annie’s Bake Shop or throughout the internet, different rules may apply to their use or disclosure of the information you disclose to them. Apple Annie’s Bake Shop does not control the privacy policies of third parties, and you are subject to the privacy policies of those third parties where applicable. Apple Annie’s Bake Shop is not responsible for the privacy or security practices of other websites on the Internet, even those linked to or from the Apple Annie’s Bake Shop site. Apple Annie’s Bake Shop encourages you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.

Personal Information we collect (and why)

User Data

This is the personal data that is provided by you or collected by us to enable you to sign up for and use the Apple Annie’s Bake Shop service. This may include your username, email address, phone number, birth date, street address, and country.

Some of the personal data we will ask you to provide is required in order to create your account. You may also have the option to provide us with additional personal data in order to make your account more personalized.

Usage Data

This is the personal data that is collected about you when you’re accessing and/or using the Apple Annie’s Bake Shop service, including:

Information about your interactions with the Apple Annie’s Bake Shop service such as your search queries (including the date and time of any requests you make), purchase history, and your product browsing history. It can also be inferences drawn about your interests and preferences based on your usage of the Apple Annie’s Bake Shop service.

Certain technical data, which may include:

  • URL information;
  • online identifiers including cookie data and IP addresses;
  • information about the types of devices you are using such as network connection type (e.g. wifi, 3G, LTE), provider, network and device performance, browser type, language, and operating system;
  • your non-precise location, which may be derived or inferred from certain technical data (e.g., your IP address, language setting of your device, or payment currency), to monitor for unusual/suspicious account activity, and deliver personalized content and advertising to you.

Payment and Purchase Data

We may collect certain personal data if you make a purchase through the Apple Annie’s Bake Shop service. The exact personal data collected will vary depending on the payment method (e.g. credit card or PayPal) but will include information such as:

  • Name;
  • Date of birth;
  • Credit or debit card type, expiration date, and certain digits of your card number;
  • Postal code;
  • Mailing address;
  • Mobile phone number; and
  • Details of your purchase and payment history.

Third Party Sources

Technical service partners: We work with technical service partners that provide us with certain data, such as mapping IP addresses to non-precise location data (e.g., city, state), to enable us to provide the Apple Annie’s Bake Shop service, content, and features.

Payment partners: We may receive data from our payment partners to enable us to process your payment and provide you with what you’ve purchased.

Advertisers and other advertising partners: We may obtain certain data about you, such as cookie id, mobile device id, or email address, and inferences about your interests and preferences from certain advertisers and advertising partners that allow us to deliver more relevant ads and measure their effectiveness.

What we use Personal Information for

  • To provide and personalize the Apple Annie’s Bake Shop service.
  • To understand, diagnose, troubleshoot, and fix issues for the Apple Annie’s Bake Shop service.
  • To evaluate and develop new features, technologies, and improvements to the Apple Annie’s Bake Shop service.
  • To comply with legal obligations and law enforcement requests.
  • To conduct business planning, reporting, and forecasting.
  • To process your payment.
  • To detect fraud, including fraudulent payments and fraudulent use of the Apple Annie’s Bake Shop service.
  • To conduct research, contests, surveys, and sweepstakes.


The security of your personal information is important to us. Your Apple Annie’s Bake Shop account information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. You need to work to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer by signing off once you have finished using a shared computer. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number) for registration Apple Annie’s Bake Shop encrypts that information using Transport Layer Security technology (TLS). Apple Annie’s Bake Shop follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once Apple Annie’s Bake Shop receives it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while Apple Annie’s Bake Shop strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, Apple Annie’s Bake Shop cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

If this privacy policy is changed, Apple Annie’s Bake Shop will post changes so that you are aware of those changes. Apple Annie’s Bake Shop reserves the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If Apple Annie’s Bake Shop makes material changes to this policy you will be notified here, by email, or other places Apple Annie’s Bake Shop deems appropriate.


If you have questions or suggestions you can submit them to [email protected] or by postal mail to Apple Annie’s Bake Shop Attn: Customer Support; 837 S Kerr Ave, Wilmington, NC 28403.