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PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy sets out how Bloom Boutique uses and protects any information that you give Bloom Boutique when you use this website. Bloom Boutique is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Bloom Boutique may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

This privacy policy was last updated on 27 September 2020.

1. WHAT WE COLLECT

  1. We may collect the following information: a) Name, b) Contact information including email address and, in some instances, telephone number, c) Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests, d) Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers or competitions e) Facebook user id if you created an account with Bloom Boutique using Facebook, f) recipient names, addresses and related occasions where you have either sent a bouquet to such recipient or saved such details in your account, g) IP address h) information connected with reviews you leave on our website or app i) your marketing communication preferences j) details of the device with which you transacted with us h) your purchase history with us i) your browsing history on our website or app.

  2. We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through you using our website, filling in forms or by corresponding with us by, phone email or otherwise. 

  3. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we may receive additional information about you, such as demographic data or fraud detection information, from third party service providers and/or partners, and combine it with information we have about you in order to improve the service and marketing that you receive from Bloom Boutique.

2. WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE GATHER

  1. We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  2. Where the information is necessary for the adequate performance of the contract between you and us for us to provide our services

  3. For customer service and resolution purposes

  4. Internal record keeping.

  5. We may use the information to improve our products and services.

  6. We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided and we may personalise such content based on what we believe may be of interest to you.

  7. From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone or mail.

  8. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

  9. We may use the information to send you relevant, personalised communications by post in relation to updates, offers, services and products. We’ll do this on the basis of our legitimate business interest. You are free to opt out of hearing from us by post at any time by writing to or emailing us.

    We have a legitimate interest in obtaining and using the information as set out above in being able to provide and improve the service and marketing that you receive from Bloom Boutique. You can opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us by following the unsubscribe instructions included in our marketing communications or changing your notification settings within your Account.

3. SECURITY

  1. We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

4. CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

  1. You may exercise any of the rights described in this section by sending an email. Please note that we will ask you to verify your identity before taking further action on your request. We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.

  2. Managing Your Information. You may access and update some of your information through your Account settings.

  3. Rectification of Inaccurate or Incomplete Information. You have the right to ask us to correct inaccurate or incomplete personal information concerning you (and which you cannot update yourself within your Account).

  4. Data Access and Portability. You have the right to request copies of your personal information held by us. You may also be entitled to request copies of personal information that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format and/or request us to transmit this information to another service provider (where technically feasible).

  5. Data Retention and Erasure. We generally retain your personal information for a period of six years after your last active use of our website (in line with our legal obligation to keep order information for this duration for tax, legal reporting and auditing obligations). If you no longer want us to keep your information, you can request that we erase your personal information and close your Bloom Boutique Account. Please note that if you request the erasure of your personal information:

a. We may retain some of your personal information as necessary for our legitimate business interests, such as fraud detection and prevention and enhancing safety.

b. We may retain and use your personal information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations. For example, we may keep some of your information for tax, legal reporting and auditing obligations.

c. Additionally, some copies of your information (e.g. log records) may remain in our database, but are disassociated from personal identifiers.

  1. Withdrawing Consent and Restriction of Processing. Generally we do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your personal data other than in relation to sending third party direct marketing communications to you. Where you have provided your consent to the processing of your personal information by Bloom Boutique you may withdraw your consent at any time by by sending a communication to Bloom Boutique specifying which consent you are withdrawing. Please note that the withdrawal of your consent does not affect the lawfulness of any processing activities based on such consent before its withdrawal. Additionally, you have the right to limit the ways in which we use your personal information, in particular where (i) you contest the accuracy of your personal information; (ii) the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of your personal information; (iii) we no longer need your personal information for the purposes of the processing, but you require the information for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; or (iv) you have objected to the processing pursuant to paragraph 7.7 and pending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of Bloom Boutique override your own.

  2. Objection to Processing and Profiling. You are entitled to require Bloom Boutique not to process your personal information for certain specific purposes (including profiling) where such processing is based on legitimate interest. If you object to such processing Bloom Boutique will no longer process your personal information for these purposes unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for such processing or such processing is required for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

  3. Data Security. The security of our your data is very important to us. With this in mind we will take all appropriate steps to protect your data and will treat it with the utmost care and attention. We use ‘https’ technology to secure access to all areas of our websites and apps. Access to your personal data is password-protected, and sensitive data such as payment card information is held securely by our 3rd party payment providers, and tokenized to ensure it is protected. We ensure that our systems are regularly monitored for possible vulnerabilities and attacks.

  4. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission, are required by law to do so or it is required for the provision of our services as detailed above. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.