Privacy Policy

Last updated: 02 October 2020

Who are we?

When we say ‘we,’ we mean Chapeau! When it comes to your information, we comply with regulations, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

We take your online privacy seriously. We process your data in accordance with data privacy laws and only process personal data when it is relevant to our dealings with you.

This privacy policy describes our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of your information when you use our website and tells you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.

We use your personal data to provide and improve the service. By using the website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this privacy policy.

What kind of personal data do we collect from you?

When any form on our website is completed, we collect personal data such as your name, email address and phone number for the purpose of dealing with your enquiry. If you consent, we will also use that information for the purpose of keeping you up to date on our work. When you use the website the pages viewed are collected as aggregate data for the purpose of optimising and improving the website.

How do we obtain personal data?

We only collect personal data that you choose to provide when you use our contact us form, request an article, or the like.
In addition, we collect certain personal data by using cookies, including similar technologies such as local storage when you visit the website.
In order to optimise and improve our website we use some carefully selected tools that capture some of your activity: Google Analytics, HubSpot.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to view anonymised information about our website’s performance such as the most frequently viewed pages, average time on page and acquisition sources. This helps us understand which areas of our website are popular and which we need to improve. For more information, please read Google’s Terms and Conditions


HubSpot is a marketing and sales software application that we use to analyse email campaigns and track onsite form completions.

For more information, please read HubSpot’s privacy policy.

Mmm, cookies

After these words on our cookie policy, try the recipe for a mouth-watering treat, care of our friends at Forno Cultura.

On the website, we use cookies to gather website statistical data to analyse how our users use the website.

  • Which pages are visited
  • How long pages were visited
  • The paths taken by visitors to our website as they move from page to page.

These cookies are placed by the domain Each of these services will store cookies on your computer. Cookies do not contain any personal information about you. Cookies are bits of text that are placed on your computer’s hard drive or mobile device when you visit certain websites. Cookies hold information that may be accessible by the party that places the cookie, which is either the website itself (first part cookie) or a third party (third party cookies). you do have control over cookies, and can refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate setting on your browser. Most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable or delete existing cookies. If you want to know more about cookies and how to delete them, go to About Cookies.

Hazelnut Amaretti

Chapeau! to Laura White, Sr Pastry Chef, Forno Cultura


  • 95 g (3⁄4 cup) hazelnuts
  • 190 g (2 cups) ground almonds
  • 385 g (about 4 cups) sifted icing sugar, plus more for dusting
  • 40 g (1⁄2 cup minus 1 tbsp) cocoa powder
  • 100 g (1⁄3 cup plus 1 tbsp) egg whites

Directions — Makes 24 Amaretti

  1. Roast & Grind Hazelnuts. Preheat oven to 375°F. Place hazelnuts on baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes, or until hazelnuts are very lightly toasted and skins have begun to split.
  2. Pour into clean kitchen towel and rub vigorously to remove skins. Let cool. In food processor, add hazelnuts and pulse until finely ground.
  3. Make Amaretti. Reduce temperature to 345°F and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  4. In bowl of stand mixer with paddle attachment, combine ground hazelnuts, almonds, icing sugar and cocoa powder, and mix until uniform. Add egg whites and mix until dough is evenly moistened.
  5. In separate bowl, add about 1 cup of icing sugar. Using scoop or spoon, form dough balls about 2.5 cm in diameter. In batches, roll dough balls in icing sugar and transfer to sieve to shake off excess.
  6. Place amaretti on baking sheet with about 5 cm of space between them. Flatten cookies slightly, then flip over so evenly flat side is facing up.
  7. Bake 1 sheet at a time for 18 minutes, or until amaretti rise and crack. Let cool fully. Store in airtight container in fridge for up to 2 weeks, or in freezer for up to 1 month. Let come to room temperature before serving.
  8. Taste Heaven. Serve and eat.

How long do we retain personal data for?

If you provide us with any data, e.g. your name or email addy, we’ll hang on to it for as little time as necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy. We’ll retain and use your data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies. We’ll also retain usage data for internal analysis. Usage data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when the data are used to strengthen the security or improve the functionality of our services or we’re legally obligated to retain the data for a longer time period.

Email communications

If you opted in to get emails from Chapeau! we’ll send you news and updates a few times a year or, if promised, more frequently. If you want to to opt out of these emails you can unsubscribe through a link in the email or by sending a message to with ‘Unsubscribe’ in the subject line.

Protection of your personal data

The security of your personal data is super-important to us, but remember that no method of transmission on the internet or of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal data, we can’t guarantee its absolute security.

Sharing your personal information

We don’t sell, trade or rent your personal information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information (not linked to any personal identification information) about visitors with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third-party service providers to help us operate our business and the site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes if you’ve given us your permission to do so.

Security of your personal data

As mentioned above, the security of your personal data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission on the internet or of electronic storage is 100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal data, we can’t guarantee its absolute security.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites that aren’t operated by us. If you click on a third-party link you’ll be directed to that third-party’s site. We advise you to review the privacy policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Changes to this privacy policy

We may update our privacy policy from time to time. We’ll notify you of any changes by posting the new privacy policy on this page. Please review this privacy policy periodically.

Contact us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact us by email at or on our website at


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