Privacy statement


The Occasional Cake Company Privacy Notice

Our contact details


Name: Lesley Duncan, Proprietor, The Occasional Cake Company

Address: 63 Pitcairn Drive, Balmullo, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 0DZ



What type of information we have

We currently collect and process the following information:

  1. Personal identifiers, contacts and characteristics (for example, name and contact details)


How we get the information and why we have it

Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:

To establish whether The Occasional Cake Company is available to provide services requested by you

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:

(a) Your consent. You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting

(b) We have a contractual obligation.


 What we do with the information we have

We use the information that you have given us in order to establish whether The Occasional Cake Company can enter into a contractual obligation with you. 


How we store your information

Your information is securely stored electronically via The Occasional Cake Company’s secure email server. 

We keep personal identifiers and contacts for up to six months after a contract has been completed, or one month if no contract is entered into. We will then dispose your information by deleting all relevant emails.


Your data protection rights

Under data protection law, you have rights including:

  1. Your right of access - You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
  2. Your right to rectification - You have the right to ask us to rectify information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
  3. Your right to erasure - You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
  4. Your right to restriction of processing - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your information in certain circumstances.
  5. Your right to object to processing - You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.
  6. Your right to data portability - You have the right to ask that we transfer the information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.


You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

Please contact us at if you wish to make a request.


How to complain

You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.

The ICO’s address:           

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane




Helpline number: 0303 123 1113



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