Privacy Policy

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At our culinary school in California, we are committed to protecting the privacy and security of our website visitors and users. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard your personal information when you interact with our website. By accessing and using our website, you consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

  1. Information We Collect:
    a. Personal Information: We may collect personal information, such as your name, email address, phone number, and mailing address when you fill out forms on our website, sign up for our newsletters, or request information about our programs.
    b. Payment Information: If you make payments for our courses or services online, we may collect payment information, such as credit card details or other financial information. However, we do not store or retain this information on our servers. All payment transactions are processed securely through trusted third-party payment processors.
    c. Log Files: Like many websites, we collect certain information automatically and store it in log files. This may include your IP address, browser type, referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement, and gather demographic information for aggregate use.
  2. Use of Information:
    a. Personal Information: We use the personal information you provide to respond to your inquiries, send you requested information, process your applications or registrations, and communicate with you about our programs, events, or other relevant updates.
    b. Payment Information: Your payment information is securely processed by trusted third-party payment processors, and we do not store or retain this information on our servers.
    c. Log Files: The information collected in log files is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement, and gather demographic information. This data helps us improve our website and provide a better user experience.
  3. Protection of Information:
    a. We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of personal information.
    b. We employ industry-standard physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, please be aware that no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is completely secure. While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
  4. Third-Party Disclosure:
    a. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information to third parties without your consent, except as required for the operation of our website or as necessary to provide our services. However, we may share your information with trusted third-party service providers who assist us in conducting our business, such as email service providers or payment processors.
    b. We may also disclose your information if required by law or to protect our rights, property, or safety, or the rights, property, or safety of others.
  5. Third-Party Links:
    Our website may contain links to third-party websites or services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these third-party sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third-party websites you visit.
  6. Cookies and Tracking Technologies:
    We may use cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your experience on our website. Cookies are small text files stored on your device that help us improve the functionality and performance of our site. You have the option to accept or decline cookies through your browser settings.
  7. Your Rights and Choices:
    a. You have the right to access, update, or delete your personal information. If you wish to review, correct, or delete any personal information we hold about you, please contact us using the information provided at the end of this Privacy Policy.
    b. You can unsubscribe from our newsletters or marketing communications at any time by following the instructions included in the email or by contacting us directly.
  8. Children’s Privacy:
    Our website is not directed toward individuals under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you believe we have inadvertently collected information from a child, please contact us so that we can delete the information promptly.
  9. Changes to this Privacy Policy:
    We reserve the right to modify or update this Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes will be effective upon posting the updated Privacy Policy on our website. Your continued use of our website after any modifications to the Privacy Policy constitutes your acceptance of those changes.
  10. Contact Us:
    If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at [insert contact information].

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 05.06.2023.