Privacy Policy

The Happy Blossoms Floral Design Limited Privacy Policy
 
This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or make a purchase from thehappyblossoms.com (the “Site”).
 
We take your privacy seriously and we are committed to protecting your privacy. We follow the procedures set out in this policy when using your information.
 
By using this Website to give us your information you accept the terms of and consent to us using your information in accordance with this policy.
 
Information Collected
 
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 2018 the Data Controller is The Happy Blossoms Floral Design Limited whose contact details are set out at the top of this document. We will use the information we collect about you lawfully and to process your order and to provide you with the best possible service.
 
If you use the Services or if you contact us with an enquiry we will collect personal information such as your name, contact details, phone number, e-mail address and address and only use them to respond to your enquiry.
 
We will never collect sensitive information about you without your consent. We may contact you by telephone, post or email.
 
When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information”.
 
 
We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
 
- “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
 
- “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
 
- “Web beacons”, “tags”, and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.
  
Additionally, when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers), email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Order Information”.
  
When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and Order Information.
  
HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
 
We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations). Additionally, we use this Order Information to:
 
- Screen our orders for potential risk or fraud; and
 
- When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services and provide you with a better service.
 
-Internal record keeping - to improve our products and services for you as individual customer of the Happy Blossoms Floral Design Limited
 
To stay in touch: keeping you up to date with new products, sending you special offers and/ or other information we think you may find interesting, using the email address which you have previously provided
 
For internal research: we use information we hold on you to help build a picture of our clientele, how they find us and how they use our services
From time to time we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes, by email, phone or post
 
We will not collect any personal data from you we not need in order to provide and oversee our services to you.  For example, if we ask for your date of birth, it will be because we would like to send you birthday offers.
 
We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).
 
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
 
We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. For example, we use Shopify to power our online store--you can read more about how Shopify uses your Personal Information here: https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy. We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site -- you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
 
There are certain situations / circumstances where we may disclose your personal information to third parties:
 
Your information will be processed by our staff in the UK and stored on our CRM system.
 
When The Happy Blossoms Floral Design Limited are working with a third party company such as a caterer event or wedding planner, we may share data for guest list/ attendance management purposes only.
 
Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
 
 
BEHAVIOURAL ADVERTISING
 
As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.
 
 
You can opt out of targeted advertising by using the links below:
 
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
 
- Google: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous
 
- Bing: https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads
 
 
Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/.
 
 
DO NOT TRACK
 
Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.
 
 
YOUR RIGHTS
 
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.
hello@thehappyblossoms.com
  
Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above.
 
 
DATA RETENTION
 
When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.
 
We are required under UK tax law to keep your basic personal data (name, address, contact details) for a minimum of six years after which time it will be destroyed / deleted).  It also helps us to better understand your preferences as a Happy Blossoms customer.
 
At any point  you can request to see the information for you that we have on file, and have it corrected or deleted.  If you wish to make a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact us to have the matter investigated:
hello@thehappyblossoms.com
 
If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office: https://ico.org.uk/
 
 
CHANGES
 
We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.
  
MINORS
 
The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 16.
 
We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage, however, transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. We will use reasonable endeavours to protect your personal data but we cannot guarantee the security of it.
 
We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires. We will only disclose your personal data in the event that we sell any or all of our business or assets, if we are acquired by a third party or where we are required or permitted to by law.
You are entitled to receive a copy of your personal data by contacting us.
 
We may amend this Privacy Policy at any time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your Personal Information we will notify you by posting them on the Website.
All comments, queries and requests relating to our use of your information are welcomed and should be emailed to us.
 
Email:         hello@thehappyblossoms.com
 
 
Cookie Policy
 
Unless you have indicated your objection when disclosing your information to us, our system will issue cookies to your computer when you log on to the Website. Cookies are small amounts of information regarding your browsing habits which we store on your computer. Cookies make it easier for you to log on to and use the Website during future visits. They also allow us to monitor Website traffic and to personalise the content of the Website for you. You may have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer you may be able to modify your browser settings to decline all cookies, or to notify you each time a cookie is tendered and permit you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis. If you choose to decline cookies, however, that may hinder the performance of the Website. For specific details about how to configure your browser you should refer to its supplier or manufacturer.
 
 
 
CONTACT US
 
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e‑mail at hello@thehappyblossoms.com or by mail using the details provided below:
The Happy Blosssoms Floral Design Limited
 
[Re: Privacy Compliance Officer]
 
2 Lydgate StPoundbury, Dorchester DT1 3SJ