Apr 25, 2017 Last Updated 12:22 AM, Apr 14, 2017

Privacy Policy


Policy Overview

The purpose of the DessertProfessional.com (“DP.com “) Privacy Policy is to protect you and other readers. This statement informs you of how any personal information that is collected on the site is used. The privacy practices detailed herein are limited to dessertprofessional.com. If you visit other websites via a link from DP.com, please review the privacy policies posted at those sites.

Please read this statement before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy. These practices may be changed, and the Privacy Policy updated, but changes will not retroactively apply to information collected, but to activities and information from the date of the policy change.

Collecting Information

DP.com collects personal information when you register on the DP.com site, when you order subscriptions or services, or fill out our contact form. DP.com may collect and maintain information, such as

  • Your name
  • E-mail address
  • Mailing Address
  • Telephone numbers
  • IP addresses

Keeping Information Secure

DP.com has security measures in place to protect your confidential information, and we are committed to keeping all customers' information secure. If any payments are made to DP.com by advertisers, or otherwise, all payments will be collected through secure and PCI compliant portals through trusted third party companies such as Stripe and Paypal to ensure security.

Sharing and Disclosing Information

DP.com may send our customers information about our company and get in touch with you when necessary, typically via email. If you have entered a contest on DP.com, please review the privacy practices in the “Official Contest Rules,” as they supersede this policy. In the event that you win a contest, please understand that winner’s contact and submission information must be shared with contest Sponsors in order to be valid win. DP.com will not otherwise disclose its customers’ personal info unless DP.com has reason to believe that disclosing such information is necessary to identify, make contact with, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing harm or interfering with the rights or property of DP.com, our customers or others.

How We Use Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our and other websites.

Controlling Your Personal Information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by contacting us.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

Advertising

Some of our advertisers occasionally serve you cookies as well. We do not have control over cookies placed by advertisers. We may use advertising service vendors to help present advertisements on the website, one of which is http://www.gourmetads.com. These vendors may use cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies to serve you advertisements tailored to interests you have shown by browsing on this and other sites you have visited, to determine whether you have seen a particular advertisement before and to avoid sending you duplicate advertisements. In doing so, these vendors may collect non-personal data such as your browser type, your operating system, web pages visited, time of visits, content viewed, ads viewed, and other clickstream data. The use of cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies by these advertising service vendors is subject to their own privacy policies, not ours, and Service Provider (companies that help us promote, provide or support our services) disclaims all liability in connection therewith.

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

Opt Out

For information about opting out of Gourmet Ads and ad serving partners please visit http://www.gourmetads.com/about/privacy-policy.

Updating Our Privacy Policy

DP.com reserves the right to update this policy statement. Since user registration is not currently accepted on DP.com, please routinely check this policy to see if any updates or changes have been made.

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our privacy policy you may contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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