Privacy Policy

  

Blossom (“we”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

By visiting www.blossom-uk.com you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy. If you do not agree or have concerns about any part of the policy, you should discontinue using the site.

Information We May Collect From You

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information      you give us. You      may give us information about you by filling in forms on our site www.blossom-uk.com (“our      site”) or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This      includes information you provide when you subscribe to our services,      search for a product or service, participate in discussion boards or other      social media functions on our site, enter a competition, promotion or      survey, and when you report a problem with our site. The information you      give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone      number, personal description and photographs, and opinions or comments      you post on the site.
  • Information      we collect about you.  With regard to each of your visits to our site we may      automatically collect the following information:
  • technical      information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect      your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and      version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating      system and platform;
  • information      about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL)      clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time);      products you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors,      length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as      scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from      the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

Uses Made of the Information

We use information held about you in the following ways:

Information you give to us. We will use this information:

  • to      carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between      you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services      that you request from us.
  • to      notify you about changes to our service;
  • to      ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective      manner for you and for your computer. 

Information we collect about you. We will use this information:

  • to      administer our site and for internal operations, including      troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey      purposes;
  • to      improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective      manner for you and for your computer;
  • to      allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you      choose to do so;
  • as      part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;
  • to      measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and      others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you;
  • to      make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about      goods or services or special offers, that may interest you or them;
  • to      give you free regular updates about what’s new on the site, which may      include free emails and other special offers which we think you may find      of interest on the site;
  • to      enable you to participate in interactive features, competitions, prize      draws and other promotions via the site;
  • if      you post comments on the site, to publish them for editorial purposes or      in promotional material.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may share your information with selected third parties including:

  • Suppliers      and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with      them or you.
  • Advertisers      and advertising networks that require the data to select and serve      relevant adverts to you and others. We do not disclose information about      identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with      aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them      that 500 women aged under 30 have clicked on their advertisement on any      given day). We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers      reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, women in HP18).      We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable      us to comply with our advertisers’ wishes by displaying their      advertisement to that target audience.
  • Analytics      and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and      optimisation of our site.
  • Selected      third parties who wish to provide you with information about goods and      services which may be of interest to you and those third parties are bound      by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and      use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them. 

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • In      the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may      disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such      business or assets.
  • If Blossom      or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which      case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the      transferred assets.
  • If      we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to      comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our Terms      of Use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or      safety of Blossom, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging      information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of      fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Where We Store Your Personal Data

All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Your Rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at becky.roberts@yourblossom.co.uk .

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

If you no longer wish us to hold your details on a database then you may ask us to remove your details by contacting us at becky.roberts@yourblossom.co.uk

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may make changes to this policy without notice to you. Please ensure that you review the policy regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted any variation if you continue to use the site after it has been posted.

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