How and why do we process your data?
When you purchase something from our website, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you provide such as your name. address and email address.
We may also collect additional personally identifiable information through your participation in any promotions and competitions offered by us, such as your name or email address.
In addition, when you use a website or internet service, a series of general data gets created and logged automatically. At Bloom and Blossom, we use this anonymous information to track the day to day running of our website to deliver and optimize our services and content. This data can include but is not limited to:
- Internet Protocol address (IP address)
- Operating system
- Browser used to access our site
- Date and time of access
- The website from which your browser reaches our website (a referrer)
We will never sell your personal information to a third party.
How will we use the information about you?
We use the information you provide to us in the following ways:
- To promote our products and services
- To fulfil orders as part of the buying and selling process
- Communicate any marketing and promotional offers to you
- To verify the information you provide, such as name address and credit card information only in regards to any purchase made through our website
- To improve our services, customer experience and to inform you of any changes to this
Third party services
We use a number of third party service providers in order to carry out our service to you. These include but are not limited to:
- Shopify – our website hosting platform
- Shopify payments – our payment provider via Shopify
- PayPal – our additional payment provider
- Mailchimp – email service provider
- Mintsoft – order processing via our warehouse
We would like to send you information about our products and services from time to time which may be of interest to you. We will only contact you if you have consented to receiving our email newsletter and we would never sell or supply your personal information to a third party unless consent is given by you.
You have a right to opt out of these communications at any time and you can do so by unsubscribing from our mailing list via the unsubscribe feature at the footer of any of our email communications, or you can contact us at email@example.com
You can also set your browser not to accept cookies. The websites listed above give you information about how you can remove cookies from your browser through your browser settings.
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Accuracy and retention of data
We will not keep personal data longer than is necessary for the purpose or purposes for which they were collected. We will take all reasonable steps to destroy, or erase from our systems, all data which is no longer required. We will ensure that personal data we hold is accurate and kept up to date. We will check the accuracy of any personal data at the point of collection and we will take all reasonable steps to destroy or amend inaccurate or out-of-date data.
You also have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information or would like us to amend any of the information we hold about you, please email firstname.lastname@example.org allowing 30 working days for us to do so.
We endeavor to take reasonable precaution to ensure data held by us is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. All credit card information is encrypted using socket layer technology (SSL) – we do not store credit card information, so each time you place an order you will be asked to enter your credit card details again. Whilst we do our best to ensure the above, unfortunately, no security system, or system of transmitting data over the internet, can be guaranteed to be 100 per cent secure.
We keep our privacy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. You will be able to see the date in which the policy was last updated by the ‘last revised’ date.
How to contact us
By email – email@example.com
By post – St Marys Court, The Broadway, Amersham, Bucks, HP7 0UT
POLICY LAST UPDATED 18/05/18