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Privacy Policy

April 19, 2023

​This Privacy Policy describes Our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of Your information when You use the Service and tells You about Your privacy rights and how the law protects You.

We use Your Personal data to provide and improve the Service. By using the service, you agree to the
collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Interpretation and Definitions


The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.


​For the purposes of this Privacy Policy:

  * Account means a unique account created for You to access our Service or
  parts of our Service.

  * Company (referred to as either "the Company", "We", "Us" or "Our" in this
  Agreement) refers to Ave Maria Baking Company.

  * Cookies are small files that are placed on Your computer, mobile device or
  any other device by a website, containing the details of Your browsing
  history on that website among its many uses.

​  * Country refers to: Missouri, United States.

  * Device means any device that can access the Service such as a computer, a
  cellphone or a digital tablet.

  * Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or
  identifiable individual.

  * Service refers to the Website.

  * Service Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data
  on behalf of the Company. It refers to third-party companies or
  individuals employed by the Company to facilitate the Service, to provide
  the Service on behalf of the Company, to perform services related to the
  Service or to assist the Company in analyzing how the Service is used.

  * Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the
  use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example,
  the duration of a page visit).

  * Website refers to Ave Maria Baking

  * You means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company,
  or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or
  using the Service, as applicable.

​Collecting and Using Your Personal Data

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data  

While using Our Service, We may ask You to provide Us with certain personally
identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify You.
Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  * Email address

​  * First name and last name

  * Phone number

  * Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City

  * Usage Data

Usage Data  

Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Service.

Usage Data may include information such as Your Device's Internet Protocol
address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our
Service that You visit, the time and date of Your visit, the time spent on
those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

When You access the Service by or through a mobile device, We may collect
certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of
mobile device You use, Your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of Your
mobile device, Your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet
browser You use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

We may also collect information that Your browser sends whenever You visit our
Service or when You access the Service by or through a mobile device.

Tracking Technologies and Cookies  

We use Cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on Our
Service and store certain information. Tracking technologies used are beacons,
tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze
Our Service. The technologies We use may include:

​ * Cookies or Browser Cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on Your
  Device. You can instruct Your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate
  when a Cookie is being sent. However, if You do not accept Cookies, You
  may not be able to use some parts of our Service. Unless you have adjusted
  Your browser setting so that it will refuse Cookies, our Service may use

  * Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Service may use local stored
  objects (or Flash Cookies) to collect and store information about Your
  preferences or Your activity on our Service. Flash Cookies are not managed
  by the same browser settings as those used for Browser Cookies.

  * Web Beacons. Certain sections of our Service and our emails may contain
  small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear
  gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for
  example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email
  and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the
  popularity of a certain section and verifying system and server

​Cookies can be "Persistent" or "Session" Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on
Your personal computer or mobile device when You go offline, while Session
Cookies are deleted as soon as You close Your web browser.

We use both Session and Persistent Cookies for the purposes set out below:

  * Necessary / Essential Cookies

    Type: Session Cookies

​     Administered by: Us

​     Purpose: These Cookies are essential to provide You with services
  available through the Website and to enable You to use some of its
  features. They help to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of
  user accounts. Without these Cookies, the services that You have asked for
  cannot be provided, and We only use these Cookies to provide You with
  those services.

  * Cookies Policy / Notice Acceptance Cookies

  Type: Persistent Cookies

  Administered by: Us

  Purpose: These Cookies identify if users have accepted the use of cookies
  on the Website.

  * Functionality Cookies

  Type: Persistent Cookies

  Administered by: Us

  Purpose: These Cookies allow us to remember choices You make when You use
  the Website, such as remembering your login details or language
  preference. The purpose of these Cookies is to provide You with a more
  personal experience and to avoid You having to re-enter your preferences
  every time You use the Website.

For more information about the cookies we use and your choices regarding
cookies, please visit our Cookies Policy or the Cookies section of our Privacy

Derivative Data

Information our servers automatically collect when you access the Site, such as your IP address, your browser type, your operating system, your access times, and the pages you have viewed directly before and after accessing the Site. [If you are using our mobile application, this information may also include your device name and type, your operating system, your phone number, your country, your likes and replies to a post, and other interactions with the application and other users via server log files, as well as any other information you choose to provide.]

Financial Data

Financial information, such as data related to your payment method (e.g. valid credit card number, card brand, expiration date) that we may collect when you purchase, order, return, exchange, or request information about our services from the Site [or our mobile application]. [We store only very limited, if any, financial information that we collect. Otherwise, all financial information is stored by our payment processor,  [Paypal,] [Wix Payments], and you are encouraged to review their privacy policy and contact them directly for responses to your questions.]

Mobile Device Data

Device information, such as your mobile device ID, model, and manufacturer, and information about the location of your device, if you access the Site from a mobile device.

Data From Contests, Giveaways, and Surveys

Personal and other information you may provide when entering contests or giveaways and/or responding to surveys.

Use of Your Personal Data  

​The Company may use Personal Data for the following purposes:

  * To provide and maintain our Service , including to monitor the usage of
  our Service.

  * To manage Your Account: to manage Your registration as a user of the
  Service. The Personal Data You provide can give You access to different
  functionalities of the Service that are available to You as a registered

  * For the performance of a contract: the development, compliance and
  undertaking of the purchase contract for the products, items or services
  You have purchased or of any other contract with Us through the Service.

  * To contact You: To contact You by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other
  equivalent forms of electronic communication, such as a mobile
  application's push notifications regarding updates or informative
  communications related to the functionalities, products or contracted
  services, including the security updates, when necessary or reasonable for
  their implementation.

  * To provide You with news, special offers and general information about
  other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those
  that you have already purchased or enquired about unless You have opted
  not to receive such information.

​  * To manage Your requests: To attend and manage Your requests to Us.

  * For business transfers: We may use Your information to evaluate or conduct
  a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or
  other sale or transfer of some or all of Our assets, whether as a going
  concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in
  which Personal Data held by Us about our Service users is among the assets

  * For other purposes: We may use Your information for other purposes, such
  as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness
  of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our Service,
  products, services, marketing and your experience.

We may share Your personal information in the following situations:

  * With Service Providers: We may share Your personal information with
  Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service, to
  contact You.

  * For business transfers: We may share or transfer Your personal information
  in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of Company
  assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of Our business to
  another company.

  * With Affiliates: We may share Your information with Our affiliates, in
  which case we will require those affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy.
  Affiliates include Our parent company and any other subsidiaries, joint
  venture partners or other companies that We control or that are under
  common control with Us.

  * With business partners: We may share Your information with Our business
  partners to offer You certain products, services or promotions.

  * With other users: when You share personal information or otherwise
  interact in the public areas with other users, such information may be
  viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside.

  * With Your consent : We may disclose Your personal information for any
  other purpose with Your consent.

  *By Law or to Protect Rights: If we believe the release of information about you is         necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation. This includes exchanging information with other entities for fraud protection and credit risk    reduction.

  *Third-Party Service Providers: We may share your information with third parties that perform services for us or on our behalf, including payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service, and marketing assistance.

  *Marketing Communications: With your consent, or with an opportunity for you to withdraw consent, we may share your information with third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.

  *Third-Party Advertisers: We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Site [or our mobile application]. These companies may use information about your visits to the Site [and our mobile application] and other websites that are contained in web cookies in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

    *Sale or Bankruptcy: If we reorganize or sell all or a portion of our assets, undergo a merger, or are acquired by another entity, we may transfer your information to the successor entity. If we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, your information would be an asset transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that the transferee may decline honor commitments we made in this Privacy Policy.

​We are not responsible for the actions of third parties with whom you share personal or sensitive data, and we have no authority to manage or control third-party solicitations. If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.

Retention of Your Personal Data  

The Company will retain Your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary
for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use Your
Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations
(for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable
laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

​The Company will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage
Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data
is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of Our
Service, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time

​Transfer of Your Personal Data 

Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at the Company's
operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the
processing are located. It means that this information may be transferred to —
and maintained on — computers located outside of Your state, province, country
or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ
than those from Your jurisdiction.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by Your submission of such
information represents Your agreement to that transfer.

The Company will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that Your data
is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer
of Your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless
there are adequate controls in place including the security of Your data and
other personal information.

​Disclosure of Your Personal Data

Business Transactions  

If the Company is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, Your
Personal Data may be transferred. We will provide notice before Your Personal
Data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.

​Law enforcement 

Under certain circumstances, the Company may be required to disclose Your
Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by
public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

​Other legal requirements  

The Company may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such
action is necessary to:

​  * Comply with a legal obligation
  * Protect and defend the rights or property of the Company
  * Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  * Protect the personal safety of Users of the Service or the public
  * Protect against legal liability

Security of Your Personal Data 

We use administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information. While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information.

Children's Privacy  

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly
collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13.
If You are a parent or guardian and You are aware that Your child has provided
Us with Personal Data, please contact Us. If We become aware that We have
collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 13 without verification
of parental consent, We take steps to remove that information from Our

If We need to rely on consent as a legal basis for processing Your information
and Your country requires consent from a parent, We may require Your parent's
consent before We collect and use that information.

Links to Other Websites 

Our Service may contain links to other websites that are not operated by Us.
If You click on a third party link, You will be directed to that third party's
site. We strongly advise You to review the Privacy Policy of every site You

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy
policies or practices of any third party sites or services.


​California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal 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 in writing to us using the contact information provided below.

​If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with the Site [or our mobile application], you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Site [or our mobile application]. To request removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the Site [or our mobile application], but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from our systems.

Changes to this Privacy Policy  

We may update Our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify You of any
changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

​You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.
Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this

​Emails and Communications

​If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from us, you may opt-out by:

​Noting your preferences at the time you register your account with the Site [or our mobile application].

Logging into your account settings and updating your preferences.

Contacting us using the contact information provided below.

If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.

Contact Us  

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, You can contact us:

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