What is the Privacy Policy for Tasty Sweets and Treats website.

General policy

This privacy policy sets out how Tasty Sweets and Treats uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website. We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. We may change this policy statement occasionally by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st January 2022.

The information that Tasty Sweets and Treats receives from it's customers and the general public via this website is used for the purpose of contact only. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to any third parties. **However, please see below for details about privacy when you purchase anything from our website.

**We use Stripe Payment Systems to process all website purchases. We use Stripe for identity document verification. Stripe collects identity document images, facial images, ID numbers and addresses as well as advanced fraud signals and information about the devices that connect to its services. Stripe shares this information with us and also uses this information to operate and improve the services it provides, including for fraud detection. You may also choose to allow Stripe to use your data to improve Stripe’s biometric verification technology. You can learn more about Stripe and read its privacy policy at https://stripe.com/privacy.

ALL information provided to us via this website is encrypted and protected by security protocols and programs via SSL.

SSL more commonly called TLS, is a protocol for encrypting Internet traffic and verifying server identity. Any website with an HTTPS web address uses SSL/TLS. A website with a SSL certificate ensures to keep user data secure, verify ownership of the website, prevent attackers from creating a fake version of the site, and gain user and visitors trust. Visit our Payment Security page for details of our payment security and how it keeps you safe.

A cookie file is a small text file which asks permission to be placed on your computer or mobile device. Most websites you visit will use cookies to allow improvement of your website experience.

Website cookie settings are controlled by you and your own computer browser i.e. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari etc. Unless you change your settings you are accepting our website cookie files. No personal or identifying data is stored within these cookie files. Read all about these files here www.allaboutcookies.org.

Register with us

If you register an account with us then we collect Your Name, Address, Telephone, Email address and any other information you wish to provide. This information is stored securely on our shop database and is only used for ordering and contact details. See GDPR section below for more information.

Purchase from our online shop

In addition to the register information above, if you buy anything from us then we also ask for payment details including how you wish to pay and credit/debit card numbers where appropriate and a billing address if different from the registered one.

Payment credit or debit card numbers or any bank details you give us are NOT stored on our systems. This information is only used to complete your order after the normal card issuer and/or banking anti fraud and risk checks are completed.

Links to external 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 as such these sites are not governed by this privacy policy. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Legal obligations

We have a legal duty to keep records for UK Tax requirements. We must also offer any information to the relevant authorities if it is requested by Police, Courts or Tax and Customs.

You have certain legal rights to control what we do with your information. This includes a right to get access to your personal information:

-to request us to correct or update incorrect information
-to object to or request that we restrict processing your information in certain circumstances
-to object to direct marketing
-to receive the personal information you provided in a portable format.
For more information about your rights, including how to exercise them and the circumstances in which they apply, please contact the national Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).

GDPR

If you have registered with us you can also download personal information that we hold, in PDF or Text format from within your own account.  If you do not have an account with us or need information then please Contact us.