Introduction:  Chocolate Venue understand that the privacy of our website users is most important. So we keep all the information provided by you secret. This privacy  policy explains how we may collect, store, use, and disclose personal information that you provide to us. By accessing and using this website you confirm your unconditional consent to us collecting, storing, using, and disclosing your personal information in the manner set out in this privacy policy.

Terms of use: Your use of this website is governed by our terms of use. Accordingly, this privacy policy must be read in conjunction with our terms of use.

Collecting your personal information: We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter or respond to a survey. 

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number You may, however, visit our site as guest user.

Automated information collection: When you visit this website, we may use automated tools and methods (such as cookies, sessions, and usage monitoring software) to collect certain information about your visit, including (without limitation):

a) the internet protocol address and domain name used by your computer to connect to the Internet;
b) the operating system and the browser your computer uses, and any search engine or inbound hyperlink used to reach this website;
c) the date, time, and duration of your visit; and
d) the pages viewed by you.
This information will be used in aggregate form to analyze how this website is being used (for example: to analyze usage patterns in order to improve this website). Except as set out in this privacy policy, we will not disclose any such information except in aggregate for

Cookies: This website may use cookies and sessions to provide you with certain services or functionality. Cookies and sessions may be used to identify you as an individual user of this website. We use this technology to, amongst other things:

a) Personalize your visits to this website;
b) Eliminate the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information;
c) Enable us to improve the content, reliability and functionality of this website;
d) Evaluate the effectiveness of the advertising on this website; and
e) Track website usage patterns.

Accepting a cookie will not give us access to any data on your computer other than the data stored in the cookie. Although you may configure your web browser to not accept cookies, you may experience a loss of functionality as a result.

Additional collection: We may gather more extensive information if we are concerned, for example, about abnormal website usage patterns or website security breaches.

Use: We may use your personal information to:

a) Provide you with services and information that you have requested;
b) Provide you with important notices and information about this website and our services;
c) Provide you with other information (including promotional material, news, and event information) where you agree to receive such information;
d) Verify your identity and to assist you if you forget your username or password;
e) Improve or update this website and our products;
f) Respond to your enquiries and communicate with you; and
g) Personalize this website in accordance with your preferences

Other use and disclosure: We will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to third parties. We may disclose your personal information to our professional advisors, contractors, business associates, related companies, and others who have agreed to treat your personal information in accordance with this privacy policy. We will not otherwise use or disclose your personal information except:

a) For any purpose set out in clause 6;
b) Where you have otherwise authorized us to do so;
c) Where we have given you notification of the intended use or disclosure and you have not objected to that use or disclosure;
d) Where we believe that such use or disclosure is reasonably necessary to assist a law enforcement agency or an agency responsible for national security in the performance of their functions;
e) Where we believe that such use or disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce any legal rights we may have, or is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property and safety of us, our users, or others; or
f) As otherwise required or permitted by law.

Third party websites: This website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by third parties. We are not responsible for the content of such websites, or the manners in which those websites collect, store, use, and distribute any personal information you provide. When you visit third party websites from hyperlinks displayed on this website, we encourage you to review the privacy statements of those websites so that you can understand how the personal information you provide may be collected, stored, used and distributed.

Changes to our privacy policy: We reserve the right to change this privacy policy from time to time by publishing the revised privacy policy on our website. If you continue to use this website or if you provide any personal information after we post changes to this privacy policy, this will deemed your conclusive acceptance of any such changes.