2012 Best Chocolatiers and Confectioners in America Master Award

2012 Best Chocolatiers in America

2013 Best Chocolatiers and Confectioners in America 4 Star Award

2013 Best Chocolatiers in America

2014 Best Chocolatiers and Confectioners in America 3 Star Award

2014 Best Chocolatiers in America

2015 Best Chocolatiers and Confectioners in America 3 Star Award

2015 Best Chocolatiers in America

2016 Best Chocolatiers and Confectioners in America 3 Star Award

2016 Best Chocolatiers in America

Monterey Chocolate Company

Privacy Statement

At Monterey Chocolate Company, we strive to develop innovative solutions to better serve our users. We recognize that privacy is an important issue, so we design and operate our services with the protection of your privacy in mind. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of personal information we gather when you use Monterey Chocolate Company’s services, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard it. The following principles apply to the personally identifying information we ask for and that you provide. "Personally identifying information" is information that individually identifies you, such as your name, physical address or email address.

Data Collection

(a) Monterey Chocolate Company does not collect any identifying information your browser whenever you visit this website. Monterey Chocolate Company may ask you for some personal information in order to create an account (typically your name, email address and a password for your account) and we will use that information to provide the service.

(b) When we require personally identifying information, we will inform you about the types of information we collect and how we use it. We hope this will help you make an informed decision about sharing your personal information with us.


Upon your first visit to Monterey Chocolate Company, a cookie may be sent to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. A "cookie" is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. We use cookies to improve the quality of our service and to better understand how people interact with us. Monterey Chocolate Company does this by storing user preferences in cookies. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.

Information Sharing

(a) We do not rent or sell your personally identifying information to any other company or individual, period. We may share such information in any of the following limited circumstances:

(1) If we have your consent. We provide such information to trusted businesses or persons for the sole purpose of processing personally identifying information on our behalf. When this is done, it is subject to agreements that oblige those parties to process such information only on our instructions and in compliance with this Privacy Policy and appropriate confidentiality and security measures.

(2) We conclude that we are required by law or have a good faith belief that access, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of Monterey Chocolate Company, its users or the public.

(b) We may store and process personal information collected on our site in the United States or any other country in which Monterey Chocolate Company maintains its facilities. By using our services, you consent to the transfer of your information among these facilities, including those located outside your country. In the event of a transfer of ownership of Monterey Chocolate Company, such as acquisition by or merger with another company, we will provide notice before any personally identifying information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

Information Security

(a) We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data.

(b) We restrict access to your personally identifying information to employees who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services.

Updating your Information

We provide mechanisms for updating and correcting your personally identifying information where necessary.


Some links from Monterey Chocolate Company’s Web Site are to sites developed by other people over whom Monterey Chocolate Company exercises no control. These other sites may place their own cookies on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information.

Changes to this Policy

Please note this Privacy Policy will change from time to time. We expect most such changes to be minor, but there may be changes that are more significant. Regardless, we will post those changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will also provide a more prominent notice.