Security & Privacy Policy

We hope you enjoy the ease and convenience of shopping on www.bakemartgourmet.com. Your confidence in our website and your internet security is really important to us. If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please email [email protected] 

This website (“bakemartgourmet.com”) is owned and operated by Bakemart Plus LLC. bakemartgourmet.com recognizes the importance of maintaining the privacy of our customers (“Customers”), registered members (“Members”) and other website users (collectively “Users”), and we have posted this privacy policy (“Policy”) to describe our practices regarding the collection and use of information gathered through BakemartGourmet.com. This Policy works in conjunction with our terms and conditions and only applies to the personal information that we obtain, not information that may be collected from your interactions with third parties.

We may from time to time update this Policy and invite you to review this page periodically. In the event this Policy changes, we will inform you by posting an updated Policy on this web page. All changes will go into effect on the date that is posted in our Policy. The new Policy will apply to all past and current users of bakemartgourmet.com.

Bakemart Gourmet does not collect personally identifiable information from individuals unless they provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. This means we don’t require Users to register or provide information to us in order to view our site.

We collect your information at the point you decide to interact with us. This could include purchasing online, signing up for our email newsletter, over the telephone, or in-person when you sign up in our stores to receive information from Bakemart Gourmet.

We are committed to only collecting information about you that is necessary to carry out our business, provide the particular products or services you’ve requested and to keep you up to date about all the latest news from Bakemart Gourmet. We collect the following information about you: name, address, phone number, email address, billing information including credit card number and expiration date as well as the names, addresses and phone numbers of gift recipients (if any). We use your name, address, phone number, billing information/credit card information to process your order or otherwise described in this privacy policy.

It’s your choice if you want to give us your personal information. However, if you decide not to, you may not be able to buy from our website, and you may not receive the optimal customer experience.

We also collect the names, addresses, and phone numbers of those persons whom you add to your personal address book as a Member. We use the information you supply for the purpose of providing the services you have requested.

When you visit www.bakemartgourmet.com the Bakemart Gourmet web server may automatically record your public internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet.

Like most websites, we also use cookies to help make the experience of using our website better and to personalize the service you receive from us.

We use cookies when you visit our website. A cookie is a small text file which we transfer to your hard drive through your web browser when you visit our website or open certain emails. It enables our own system to recognize you when you visit our website again or have opened an email and improve our services to you. The information can be used to enhance the content of our website or emails and make your use of it easier.

Site functionality cookies – these cookies allow you to navigate the website and use our features, such as “Add to Cart” and “Go to check out”.

Website/email analytics cookies – these cookies allow us to measure and analyses how our customers use the website and view our emails, to improve both its functionality and your shopping experience.

Customer preference cookies – when you are browsing or shopping on Bakemart Gourmet, these cookies will remember your preferences (your location, preferred store), so we can make your shopping experience as seamless as possible, and more personal to you.

Targeting or advertising cookies – these cookies are used to deliver ads relevant to you. They also limit the number of times that you see an ad and help us measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.

By using our website, you agree to us placing these sorts of cookies on your device and accessing them when you visit the website in the future. If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, the “help” section in your browser should provide instructions on how to locate the file or directory that stores cookies.

Please note that by deleting or disabling future cookies, your user experience may be affected and you might not be able to take advantage of certain functions of our site. If you don’t want to enable cookies you can still enjoy browsing our website for that gorgeous gift or self-indulgent treat, but you’ll just have to visit one of our stores in order to purchase. You can amend your device settings to turn off email images.

We like to get to know our Customers and provide them with the best possible experience. We use information we collect about you in a number of ways, including to provide the products and services that you have requested, offering you a personalized experience and informing you about our special events and exciting news, so that we can offer the best possible experience. We will also contact you to give you assurance that your delivery is on its way or if we have a query about your delivery.

You will receive marketing messages from us if you have requested information from us or purchased products or services from us and, in each case, you have not opted out of receiving that marketing. We may also market to you if we have received your express consent to do so including where we have collected your details in connection with a competition or other promotion and you have agreed to receive marketing from us.

You can stop receiving marketing messages from us at any time. Once you do this, we will update profile to ensure that you don’t receive further marketing messages. Note that stopping marketing messages will not prevent us from sending you service communications; so, you will still receive order updates and delivery information.

We do not use your personal data for activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law). Your data is also anonymized and then used to optimize Bakemart Gourmet International systems and procedures.

Except as expressly set out in this Policy we will not sell, personal information to third parties, we will not sell any of your personal data to a third party unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

However, we may share your data with some companies as an essential part of being able to provide our products and services to you.

The following categories of recipients may receive your personal information and process it for the purposes outlined in this Policy:

  • Other subgroups in the Bakemart Gourmet International.
  • Companies that are linked to when you make a purchase with us, like our payment service providers, delivery companies, credit reference agencies and third-party call centers who provide IT and system administration services or other assistance to help us fulfil our orders.
  • Third parties we have engaged to help users collect information from you to rate our products and develop new products. 
  • Professional service providers, such as marketing agencies, advertising and website hosting businesses that help us to run our business.
  • Credit reference agencies, law enforcement and fraud prevention agencies, so that we can help tackle fraud.
  • Social media companies that you’ve signed up with. Depending on your settings or the privacy Policy for social media and messaging services, like Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, you may have given us permission to access information from those account or services. To change this you need to update your settings on the social media platform.

We are committed to keeping your information safe and we take your online security seriously. We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorized way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to us or provided through the website and any transmission is at your own risk.

If you want to exercise your rights, have a complaint, or just have questions, please contact us at [email protected] , [email protected]