What are cookies?
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our website, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
- Understanding how you use our website in order to improve its functionality and meet you needs in terms of content
- Advertising through our ad networks – Ezoic and Google Adsense
- Statistics through Google Analytics
What types of cookies do we use?
There are a number of different types of cookies that our website uses:
- Functionality – Pastry Workshop uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include the language you prefer or location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.
Advertising – Pastry Workshop uses these cookies to collect information abour your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and the information about your browser, device and your IP address. Pastry Workshop shares limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website. Our ad networks are and Google Adsense Pastry Workshop does not use advertising on this website anymore.
- Traffic log cookies – to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
How to manage cookies
You can set your browser not to accept cookies. However, in some cases, our website features may not function properly as a result.
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
I don’t make any automated decision in your name with the data you provide on this blog. The data is used only to identify yourself in your relationship with me (through comments) and to have an idea on who reads the blog, from where and what content you like the most.
Google Analytics collects general data about the visitors of my blog, such as number of readers, country, town, language, age, interests, time spent on the blog, number of visits and other type of statistic data that helps me have an idea about who reads my blog. This information is sometimes shared with third parties, precisely the companies that want to publish an ad on Pastry Workshop. However, keep in mind that the access to my blog is and will always be free. No one is asking you to pay money to read my articles and you are not obliged to buy anything, regardless of the ads I show on the blog.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
If you want to be updated with my blog posts, you have the option to sign up for a Newsletter. In this case, it is necessary to use a real email address, preferably one you use regularly so you can check for my emails. If you sign up, you will receive an email once or twice a month, highlighting my latest blog posts. The purpose of these emails is to help you keep in touch with the news posted on my blog. If you don’t want to receive my newsletter emails anymore, all you need to do is to use the Unsubscribe button provided at the end of each email. You can also write me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org regarding your desire and I will make sure the newsletter emails stop and your email is being deleted from my newsletter data base.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
For any questions regarding your data, please email me at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
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