What personal and technical information do we collect via this Site?
When you enter and browse the Site, we may collect two different types of information about you: information you provide to us, and information we collect through technology.
In order to obtain access to certain information or materials provided via the Site, you may voluntarily provide information that we collect and store in a way that allows us to relate it to you personally, including but not limited to your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number and facsimile number. We refer to such information as personally identifiable information. Additionally, we may collect and retain a record of all communications with you.
The Site may also use other technical methods to track and analyze the traffic patterns on the Site, such as the frequency with which our users visit various parts of the Site. These technical methods may involve the transmission of information either directly to us or to another party authorized by us to collect information on our behalf. We may also use these technical methods in HTML e-mails that we send our Site users to determine whether such users have opened those e-mails and/or clicked on links in those e-mails. We may collect the information from use of these technical methods in a form that is personally identifiable.
How do we use the Personally Identifiable Information that we collect?
Bloom Holding does not disclose any nonpublic personally identifiable information to any nonaffiliated third party, except where permitted by law or as otherwise set forth below.
We may use your personally identifiable information in several ways.
We may also store your personally identifiable information and share it with our affiliates. We may use this information for marketing, research and other business purposes, and we may associate your personally identifiable information with other information we collect about you, such as details about your usage patterns and interests, in each case to the extent permitted by law.
We may also use service providers to facilitate our services or platform functions on our behalf. These companies and individuals may have access to your personally identifiable information, as permitted by law and as needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for another purpose.
How do we use non-personally Identifiable Information that we collect?
Non-personally identifiable information is information that does not personally identify you, including anonymous information and aggregate data. We may use this information to understand better how our visitors use the Site, research our visitors’ demographics, interest, and behavior, improve the Site, provide visitors with customized services and information, and for other similar purposes. We may combine this information with personally identifiable information. Bloom Holding, however, reserves the right to use this information in any manner permitted by law.
You can set your web browser to prompt you before you accept a cookie, accept cookies automatically or reject all cookies. However, if you choose not to accept cookies from the Site, then you may not be able to access and use all or part of the Site or benefit from the information and services made available.
Certain publicly available pages within the Site may use GIF files (also known as action tags, web beacons, tracking pixels or transparent GIF files) to help manage online marketing and advertising. These files are provided to us by our third-party ad service provider and merely uploaded by us on this Site to allow the ad service provider to recognize its unique cookies that may be located on your computer. Depending on your system settings, these cookies are placed on your computer as you browse the Internet. Information that assists in personal identification is not sent by these files on the Site. Aggregate and anonymous user activity information is reported by our ad service provider back to Bloom Holding. We use this information to evaluate the effectiveness of our online marketing and advertising.
What if you have your browser set with privacy preferences?
Copyright, Trade Marks
Unless otherwise indicated, Bloom Holding owns the trade marks, logos and service marks displayed on the Site and users are prohibited from using the same without BLOOM HOLDING’s written consent.
The materials on the Site are protected by copyright and no part of such materials may be modified, reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, transmitted (in any form or means whatsoever), copied, distributed, used for creating derivative works or used in any other way for commercial or public purposes without BLOOM HOLDING’s prior written approval.
Worldwide transfer of data
Protection of Information; No Warranties
We endeavor to protect your personal information. We use both technical and procedural methods to maintain the integrity and security of our databases, including firewalls. Please be aware though that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We will not be responsible or liable for any damages, losses or causes of action arising out of or in connection with the disclosure of your personally identifiable information.
While every care has been taken in preparing the information and materials contained in the Site, such information and materials are provided to you “as is” without warranty of any kind either express or implied. In particular, no warranty regarding non-infringement, security, accuracy, fitness for a particular purpose or freedom from computer virus is given in conjunction with such information and materials.
What should you know about e-mail?
We discourage the sending of any personal information via non-secure methods of communication, including via public electronic communication channels, such as Internet e-mail, which are generally not secure.