Privacy and Cookie Policy

Overview

Effective: 22nd February 2017

Kitchen Skills is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This web page tells you the data protection and privacy practices for kitchenskills.co.uk, specifically:

  • What personally identifiable information is collected
  • Which organisation is collecting this information
  • How this information is used
  • Our policy on sharing this information
  • How we protect your information
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in this information

Plain English Summary

We take your privacy very seriously.

Children (under 18s) are not eligible to use our services and should not submit any personal information to kitchenskills.co.uk.

Kitchenskills.co.uk does not actively track you as an individual.

Should you send us an email via the contact form or via any other contact form on this website, your name, email address and message will be emailed to us (as you would expect). This information is kept private. We will store this information within our own email system so that we are able to respond to you.

Should you leave a review, comment on a blog post or web page on this site, then your name, email address, IP address and message will be stored in our website database. This may make your name, website address and comment (but not your email address) viewable by the general public on the website.

The cookie settings on this website are set to “allow cookies” to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click “Accept” below then you are consenting to this.

We do not use 3rd Party / Tracking / Advertising cookies.

If you don’t know what cookies are or if you would like to find out more, please read this BBC cookie guide or this Wikipedia cookie guide.

NONE OF THE INFORMATION WE GATHER VIA COOKIES IDENTIFIES YOU AS AN INDIVIDUAL – IT IS ALL ENTIRELY ANONYMOUS.

The cookies we use are detailed below:

Cookie Type Duration Description
Review / Blog Comments Persistent 1 year If you leave a comment on the website e.g. reviewing a cookery course, commenting on a page, article or blog post, then a cookie may be stored to ‘remember’ your email address for the next time you post (should you choose the “remember me” option).
Cookie Header Persistent 1 year In the header of each web page on this site you will see a message alerting you of our privacy and cookie policy. If you’ve seen this message once, you probably won’t want to see it again. We use a cookie to remember this setting. User data is all anonymous.
Favourite Posts Persistent 1 year Each of our courses provides an option for the website user to ‘Like’ the course. In order for our website to remember which courses you have liked and to prevent multiple likes by any one user, a cookie is placed in your browser. User data is all anonymous.
Google Analytics Persistent / Session from end of browser session up to 2 years To understand how people use our site, and to discover areas of our site with issues, we use Google Analytics. Most websites use analysis programmes such this. Google Analytics will use up to 5 cookies for the purposes of distinguishing users and sessions. The data it collects helps us to understand how people use our site, which county they are from, how they found our site, how many pages they visited, how fast our site loaded, and so on.
These cookies are updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
WordPress Persistent 1 year WordPress is the Content Management System (CMS) that runs this website. It uses a cookie when logging in and out and is essential for proper website operation. It is only set if you are a registered user, so for most people it is not set at all. User data is all anonymous.

To delete the cookie used to remember if you have viewed this policy or not, click here: Delete Cookies

To find out how to delete cookies, please read this WikiHow guide on clearing cookies.

Which organisation is collecting this information

Kitchenskills.co.uk is a website owned by The Cookery Studio Ltd., a UK-based cookery studio.

How this information is used

If you have chosen to share it with us, we use your email address to contact you in reply to your message, or to send you our newsletter. If you have entered your email address to leave a comment on the blog, it is used to identify your comment, however it is not displayed on the website or shared with any third party.

We may also use your email to help resolve issues or disputes, for example if you tell us that you cannot see any of your posts on the website, we would probably search our database using your email address to help diagnose the problem.

Our disclosure of this information

We do not share your personal information or email address with third parties.

Email opt-out

Just like you, we hate spam. We do not send you spam emails.

You may opt-out of our emails at any time. An ‘unsubscribe’ link is included in all of our email newsletters.

Protection of your information

Kitchen Skills uses best endeavour to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information. Website encryption (SSL) is used at the point of booking, this ensures a high level of security where further personal information may be collected. We do not however use encryption (such as SSL) or firewalls to further protect the information at all points in the website or as information travels beyond this website via social media etc. It is important to be aware that there is no such thing as “perfect internet security”.

How to correct inaccurate information

Once posted, you cannot change or remove any comments you have submitted on our website pages and/or posts. However, if you would like to have this information removed please contact us and we will do this for you.

You should know that because of technical constraints, all information is never completely removed from our databases. Therefore, you should not expect that all of your personally identifiable information will be completely removed from our databases in response to your requests that it be removed. We will aim to remove all publicly-facing information.

How to contact us

Please use the contact form on this site to contact us.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

From time to time we may update this Privacy Policy in line with website changes that may affect the personal information we gather about you. It is assumed that you accept such changes if you continue to use the site and services. If you do not accept such changes then you should stop using Kitchen Skills’ website and services, and contact us (details above) if you would like any information removed.

Kitchen Skills have decided to follow the government guidelines of restricting non-essential social contact and close the studio. We believe this is in the best interests of our clients and staff. We look forward to welcoming our valued customers back as soon as it is deemed safe to do so. We would like to thank everyone for their support and understanding and wish everyone well in these difficult times. Warmest regards from the Kitchen Skills Team. For any information or enquiries, please feel free to contact us

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