Apple Annie’s Bake Shop – Privacy Statement
Privacy and Security
Posted: 11 September 2023
Effective: 11 September 2023
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.
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.
Personal Information we collect (and why)
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.
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:
- 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.
If you have questions or suggestions you can submit them to support@AppleAnniesBakeShop.com or by postal mail to Apple Annie’s Bake Shop Attn: Customer Support; 837 S Kerr Ave, Wilmington, NC 28403.