Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important us at Little Z’s Cakery.  Please read this privacy notice carefully as it contains important information on who we are, how and why we collect, store, use, and share personal information, your rights in relation to your personal information and on how to contact us in the event you have a complaint.

Who We Are

Little Z’s Cakery is a licensed, home-based bakery operating under the Cottage Food Laws of California.  We are based in Redondo Beach, CA and serve customers in the surrounding areas of the County of Los Angeles.

This website is operated in the United States and is subject to California state and federal law. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide will be transferred to the United States. By using this website, participating in any of its services and/or providing your information, you consent to this transfer.

BY USING OR ACCESSING THE WEBSITE, YOU ARE ACCEPTING THE PRACTICES DESCRIBED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

The Personal Information We Collect and Use

Information Collected by Us

Little Z’s Cakery may collect, use, and is responsible for certain personal information that you provide when you make an order inquiry via the online form, submit a testimonial, comment on social media, or otherwise contact us via an online form, phone call, or e-mail.   The information collected may include your name, e-mail, address, and/or phone number.   You are not required to provide any personally identifiable information to merely access or visit this website, with the caveat that your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain website features.

Little Z’s Cakery may collect domain information and “cookies” (small files saved on your hard drive by your web browser) to analyze website and advertisement performance, track user patterns, save information from your previous visits and customize your experience.  

We will ask for your consent to allow us to use cookies.  Little Z’s Cakery may collect non-personal information through the use of these technologies. Non-personal information might include the browser you use, the type of computer you use and technical information about your means of connection to this website such as the operating systems and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information. Little Z’s Cakery’s systems may also automatically gather information about the areas you visit and search terms you use on this website and about the links you may select from within this website to other areas of the Internet. 

Information Collected from Other Source  

We may also obtain personally identifiable information from other sources, such as Instagram and Facebook Messenger. The information collected may include your name, social media user name/handle, e-mail, address, and/or phone number.

How We Use Your Personal Information

Little Z’s Cakery collects such information in order to respond to your inquiries, correspond with you regarding your order, deliver the products you order, measure consumer interest in our products, and understand how the website is being used. We also may occasionally use your information to send you notifications about promotional offers, new products, or holiday/birthday greetings.

Who We Share Your Personal Information With

Little Z’s Cakery respects your privacy and will never sell, trade or transfer your personal information to third parties (beyond what is necessary for fulfilling a customer transaction) without your consent. 

Little Z’s Cakery may release personal information to manage our business, protect users or the general public, or to otherwise comply with legal obligations.

If you give us your permission, we may also use personal identification information for internal or external marketing and promotional purposes.

On occasion, Little Z’s Cakery may collect personal identification information from you in connection with optional contests, special offers or promotions. We may share such information with necessary third parties for the purpose of carrying out the contest, special offer or promotion.  We will ask for your consent to such disclosure and use of such information, prior to your participation in the contest, special offer or promotion.

Your Rights

If you want to review your personal information or unsubscribe from receiving e-mails from Little Z’s Cakery, you may do so at any time by contacting us as provided below. Upon your request, we will delete your contact information from our databases as soon as practicable and in accordance with applicable law. We will retain in our files some personal information for record-keeping purposes and to comply with legal requirements.

Keeping Your Personal Information Secure

We take the security of your personal information seriously and use reasonable electronic, personnel and physical measures to protect it from loss, theft, alteration or misuse. However, please be advised that even the best security measures cannot fully eliminate all risks. We cannot guarantee that only authorized persons will view your information. We are not responsible for third-party circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures.

Links to Other Sites

You may see content on this website that links to the sites and services of our partners, advertisers on WordPress.com, or other third parties.  Any products or services reached through a third-party link are subject to separate privacy policies. Little Z’s Cakery is not responsible for or liable for any content on or actions taken by such third-party websites.

We may use hyperlinks on the website which will redirect you to a social network if you click on the respective link. However, when you click on a social plug-in, such as Facebook’s “Like” button, that particular social network’s plugin will be activated, and your browser will directly connect to that provider’s servers. If you do not use these buttons, none of your data will be sent to the respective social network’s plugin provider. Settings regarding privacy protection can be found on the websites of these social networks and are not within our control.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

This policy is effective as of June 23, 2019.  We may change, modify or update this Privacy Policy at any time.  Any and all changes to our Privacy Policy will be reflected on this page.  Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Policy applies to all information that we have about you.  Users should regularly check this page for any changes to this Privacy Policy.  

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

This website and any products offered herein are not intended for persons under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect information from anyone under 13 years of age. Little Z’s Cakery prohibits children under the age of 13 from using all interactive portions of this website, including leaving any comments, filling out forms, or otherwise submitting information. If we learn we have any information or content from anyone under the age of 13, we will delete that information. If you are the parent or legal guardian of a child under 13 who has provided personal information to Little Z’s Cakery, please contact us to have that child’s information deleted.

California Privacy Rights

California’s “Shine the Light Law” (CA Civil Code Section 1798.83) permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about the personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. If applicable, this information would include a list of the categories of the information that was shared and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared such information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request via email.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the information we hold about you, or you wish to change your personal information in our records, please contact Jen Stone, owner of Little Z’s Cakery, at LittleZsCakery@gmail.com.