Privacy policy

Last update: March 10, 2020.

Who we are

Our website address is: Rude Baguette is based in Paris, France.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments 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.

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.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Rude Baguette’s newsletter contact form subscribes users to our MailChimp mailing list. Rude Baguette uses “double opt-in”, meaning you will receive a confirmation e-mail and be asked to confirm before being added to the mailing list.

For more information, please visit MailChimp’s privacy policy.


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.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Rude Baguette uses Google Analytics to collect data about visitors to our site and overall traffic.

For more information, please visit Google’s privacy policies regarding partners sites.

Who we share your data with

Rude Baguette entrusts third-party service providers with your data to improve the Rude Baguette user experience and ensure the proper functioning of our site services. These include:

  • Mail Chimp, to manage our newsletter
  • Google Analytics, to monitor/analyse site traffic

Rude Baguette may additionally share your data with additional third partes:

  • To comply with lawful requests for your information (we will notify you in the event we receive such a request);
  • To protect the rights and property of Rude Baguette;
  • To enforce our agreements, policies and terms of use;
  • In the event of an emergency situation;
  • For the purposes of business negotiations or arrangements that involve the sale or transfer of all or a part of Rude Baguette to another party.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, 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.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

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

Your contact information

Please reach out to with any questions or requests you have may have regarding this privacy policy or your personal data.

Additional information

How we protect your data

Access to Rude Baguette user and analytic data is restricted to members of Rude Baguette’s editorial staff using password-protected accounts. Rude Baguette leverages security tools from our hosting provider as well as from WordPress.

What data breach procedures we have in place

Rude Baguette monitors the security of its servers and data and will notify users immediately in the event of a data breach.

What third parties we receive data from

Rude Baguette receives no data from third parties.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Rude Baguette does not use user data for any automated decision making or profiling.