Privacy Policy

This Privacy policy applies to the Cookery School at Little Portland Street website and governs data collection and usage. By using the www.cookeryschool.co.uk and www.corporatecookery.co.uk websites, you consent to the data practices outlined below.

COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Cookery School at Little Portland Street collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, address and telephone number.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected, which can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This is used to inform statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual. This information allows us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service.

REQUIRED INFORMATION

To place an order with Cookery School at Little Portland Street, you must provide your name, billing address, phone number and email address. For cookery classes and courses you will also be asked to inform us of any food allergies.

DO YOU KEEP MY CREDIT/DEBIT CARD DETAILS ON FILE?

We do not keep any records of your credit/debit card details within our organisation in any form, either written, electronically or in a database. Once you enter your details online, the transaction is processed via our payment processer and no details are recorded by us.

When you place an order with us over the telephone, your credit/debit card details are processed entered directly into the PDQ machine and there is no record of your financial details retained by our organisation.

 

USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Cookery School at Little Portland Street collects and uses your personal information to operate thewww.cookeryschool.co.uk and www.corporatecookery.co.uk websites and deliver the services you have requested. We also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from us. We may also contact you via occasional surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Cookery School at Little Portland Street does not pass information on its customers to third parties, unless those customers have specifically opted-in to hearing from specified third parties.

Cookery School at Little Portland Street keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit withinwww.cookeryschool.co.uk and www.corporatecookery.co.uk in order to determine which services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customised content and targeted advertising to customers whose behaviour indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Cookery School at Little Portland Street does not use or disclose any personal information without your explicit consent. You may, at any time, request to see, or request changes to, the information that we hold on you by calling our office on 0207 631 4590, however formal identification may be required.

We will only disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Cookery School at Little Portland Street or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Cookery School at Little Portland Street; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Cookery School at Little Portland Street or the public.

 

Cookies

We use a number of different cookies on our site. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.

The list below describe the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)

 

First Party Cookies

These are cookies that are set by this website directly.

Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information.We therefore do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at: http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/privacyoverview.html

WordPress: Our websites runs the popular WordPress CMS and cookies are used to store basic data on your interactions with WordPress, and whether you have logged into our blog. If these are disabled then various functionality on the site will be broken.

More information on session cookies and what they are used for at: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/session-cookies-used-for.html

 

Third Party Cookies

These are cookies set on your machine by external websites whose services are used on this site. Cookies of this type are the sharing buttons across the site allow visitors to share content onto social networks. Cookies are currently set by Twitter and Facebook. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of our website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website.

You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.