Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies

This website uses cookies. Not the crispy, sweet and indulging snacky cookies that we all like so much. But cookies in the form of tiny text files that are downloaded to your computer device to help this site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like e-mail notification, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. This page describes what information cookies gather, how this information will be used and why Tales of Pastry sometimes needs to store these cookies. I will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored. However this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

The Cookies Tales of Pastry Sets

When you use the contact form at TalesOfPastry.com to post a comment or send an e-mail to info@talesofpastry.com the website asks to fill in your name, e-mail address and optionally your website or blog URL. This data is collected and saved to send you follow-up comments and new posts per e-mail, only if you wish to receive those. But also for future correspondence such as answering e-mail questions.

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 called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

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. Ensuring we understand which optimizations our users appreciate the most.

Third Party Cookies

This website uses Google Analytics for helping to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track and measure things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so Tales of Pastry can continue to produce engaging content and better understand how this website can be improved for you.For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

At Tales of Pastry, social media buttons and plugins are included to the website to like or share web pages on social media networks such as: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Reddit and Pinterest. These websites and apps 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 privacy policies. Tales of Pastry had no influence on this.

Disabling Cookies

As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser by consulting the Help section. 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 the this website. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

If there is anything unclear and you have any questions, feel free to ask via info@talesofpastry.com