Cookie & Site Privacy Policy for Planet Leicester Bakers

What Are Cookies?

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site and some third party tools used on or connected to it use cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored. However this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the site’s functionality.

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies…

How We Use Cookies

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site

Disabling Cookies

Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site.

It may be that your concerns around cookies relate to so called “spyware”. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.

The Cookies We Set

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be recalled whenever you interact with a page that is affected by your preferences.

Planet Leicester Bakers will review the cookies on the site when major changes, for example new plugins etc, are introduced. This policy will be updated in response to cookie changes.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

Submitting information and details to Planet Leicester Bakers

You may opt to submit your contact details via the site. Either by requesting news updates and/or contacting Planet Leicester Bakers via the contact options or contact page.

News updates: Your email address will be held by WordPress. If you opt to cancel your updates WordPress have informed Planet Leicester Bakers that your email address is deleted from their system. Your address is not held by Planet Leicester Bakers.

Contacting Planet Leicester Bakers: Your contact details will be held by the business whilst your enquiry is ‘live’. This may be in a Microsoft email system, on a computer or tablet or noted in writing. You can request that these details be deleted at any time prior to the end of your engagement with Planet Leicester Bakers. We will at that point delete them fully to the best of our knowledge. Please see below regarding our Data Management and Privacy Policy.

More Information

Hopefully this has clarified things for you so that you can make an informed decision on whether to continue using the site or how to opt in and out of cookie use. As was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.

Email: planetleicesterbakers@outlook.com

A full data management policy is currently being finalised and will be made available on the website.

The cookie information text on this site was partly derived from content provided by Attacat Internet Marketing http://www.attacat.co.uk/, a marketing agency based in Edinburgh. If you need similar information for your own website you can use their free cookie audit tool.

Last updated: June 2018