Privacy Policy

Blooming Local is an organic, travelling florist located in Christchurch, New Zealand; our website is accessible from https://bloominglocal.co.nz/. One of our main priorities is the privacy of our web pages visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains details about the types of information that we collected and recorded, as well as how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities. It is valid for visitors to our website and social media accounts with regards to all the information that is shared and/or collected by us. This policy does not apply to any information collected offline or any information collected by third parties.

Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

Information we collect

The personal information that you are asked to provide and the reasons why you are asked to provide it will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information.

If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide.

How we use your information

We use the information we collect in various ways, including:


  1. To provide, operate, and maintain our website
  2. To improve, personalize, and expand our website
  3. To understand and analyze how you use our website
  4. To ship goods you order from us
  5. To communicate with you, either directly or through one of our partners
  6. To send emails to you
  7. To find and prevent fraud

Log Files

Blooming Local follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files includes: internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any personally identifiable information. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website, and we do not accept liability if this should occur.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Like most websites, Blooming Local uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information, including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

Advertising Partners Privacy Policies

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of Blooming Local.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on our site, which are sent directly to users’ browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.
Note that Blooming Local has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers. We want to recommend that you install Ghostery and adBlocker so that you might mitigate the effects of third party monitoring/tracking.

Third-Party Privacy Policies

Our Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party servers for more detailed information. These Policies may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options. You may find a complete list of these Privacy Policies and their links below:
WebSlice – https://webslice.co.nz/privacy-policy
Google – https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-US
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/policy.php
Paypal – https://www.paypal.com/en/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full
Tablet Webtech – https://tabletwebtech.co.nz/privacy-policy/

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, please refer to your browsers official website.
Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cookies-information-websites-store-on-your-computer
Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en
Opera: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/#cookies
Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4468242/microsoft-edge-browsing-data-and-privacy
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-nz/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Brave: https://brave.com/privacy/browser/#:~:text=Brave%20Browser%20Privacy%20Policy,switched%20on%20Rewards%20or%20Sync
Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-nz/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac

GDPR Data Protection Rights

We want to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:


  1. The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.
  2. The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.
  3. The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
  4. The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  5. The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  6. The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us. Please note that we do however reserve the right to charge you for any expense the fulfilment of your request may incur.

Children’s Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

Blooming does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately, and we will do our best to remove such information from our records promptly.

Summary

We collect personal information from you, including information about your:


  1. first name and last name
  2. Contact Information
  3. Address Information
  4. interactions with us

You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If you’d like to ask for a copy of your information or to have it corrected, please contact us at flowers@bloominglocal.co.nz, or alternatively call us at 027-323 7728.