Privacy Policy

Who We Are

This document contains the Privacy Policy for Cove Cake Design and, the official website of Cove Cake Design.  At Cove Cake Design the privacy and security of your information is important to us. This Privacy Policy informs you of our policies regarding how your data is used, collected and shared when you visit our website or order from Cove Cake Design and how we comply with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) to protect that data.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

To enable us to respond to enquiries, provide clients with the right product or service to meet their needs, and fulfil customer requests, we collect Personal Data from a number of sources. These sources include but are not limited to, our website contact forms, our E-Commerce platform, our blog comments, and our mailing list subscription form. We also collect Personal Data from referrals from existing clients and wedding planners. Personal data collected may include first and last name, email address, phone number, postal address, payment details.

Usage Data

We may collect information on how the website is accessed and used to improve user experience. This non-personal information may include information such as device type, IP address, browser type, pages of the site visited, time spent on pages, location and other diagnostic data.


Like most websites, our site may use cookies to enhance your experience by enabling our website to remember you. Cookies are files that are sent from a website and stored on the hard drive of a user’s device. This allows our site to store information pertaining to your activity on the site and improve your experience on future visits by allowing us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. If you do not wish for cookies to be activated during your visit, you have the option of setting your browser to disable cookies. Some parts of the Site may not function properly if cookies are disabled.

How We Use Collected Information

We may collect and use client Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • To run and operate our Site. We may need user information to display content on the site correctly.
  • To improve our Site. We may use feedback users provide to improve our products and services.
  • To propose, quote and deliver our professional services. We may use the information users provide about themselves when placing an order to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide that service.
  • To process payments for goods or services.
  • To send periodic emails. We may use the information users provide to send information and updates pertaining to their orders. It may also be used to respond to their enquiries, questions and other requests.
  • To send communications required by law or which are necessary to inform you about our changes to the services we provide you (eg. Updates to this Privacy Policy)

How We Protect User Information

We are committed to protecting your Personal Data and have taken proactive steps to protect your data in compliance with General Data Protection legislation. We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practises and security measures to protect against unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your Personal Data.

Transfer of Data

We may employ third party providers to facilitate our services, to provide a service on our behalf, or to assist us in analysing how our service is used. These third parties have access to User data only to perform these tasks on our behalf.

Mailing List

We use third party services to send emails to users who have subscribed to our mailing list. Users have the right to unsubscribe at any time. The mail service provider we use is MailChimp and their privacy policy can be viewed here,


We provide paid products and services with our Ecommerce website. We use third-party services for payment processing. The Payment processor we use is Stripe and their privacy policy can be viewed here,


We use Google Analytic, software containing cookies which monitors and gathers information on visits made to this Site. For further information on Google’s privacy policy please see 

Spam Detection

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Sharing User Information

We do not sell, trade or rent user Personal Data to third parties.

Links to Other Sites

Our site may contain external links to other sites not operated by us. If you click on a third party link you will be redirected to that third party’s site. We strive to only use reliable, secure and relevant third party links. However, we advise that you review the Privacy Policy of the third party site. We assume no responsibility for the security, content or privacy policies of any third party site.


If you leave a comment on our site, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. If you leave a comment on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Retention of Data

Cove Cake Design will retain user and client Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy.

Children’s Privacy

Our Site does not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect information from those we know are under 13. If you are a parent or guardian and are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from Children without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Your Rights

Under Data Protection Law, users have rights over their personal information:

  • The right to access the Personal Data we hold about you
  • The right to request information on how we collect, store and use that data
  • The right to update your personal information
  • The right to remove consent to use your personal information
  • The right to request we delete your personal information
  • You can exercise your rights by contacting us on

There right to delete your personal information does not apply in the following circumstances:

  • You have an open order which has not yet been shipped or partially shipped
  • You have an unsettled debt with Cove Cake Design
  • If you have made a purchase we will keep your personal data in relation to that transaction for accounting purposes

If you feel that your data has not been handled correctly or you are unhappy with our response to any requests you have made regarding the use of your personal data you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Commissioner. Contact details are available on If you are outside the Republic of Ireland you can contact the relevant Date Protection Commissioner in your country of residence.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

Cove Cake Design has the discretion to update this privacy policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page and placing a notice on the main page of our Site. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for changes so as to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the information we collect.

Your Acceptance of These Terms

By using this Site you acknowledge your acceptance of this Privacy Policy.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email on