At Blossom Publishing we welcome your comments regarding this privacy statement. Please email us at info@Blossom-Publishing.com, or mail to: Blossom Publishing, 163 East Second Street, P.O. Box 307, Winona, MN 55987
Changes to this Statement
Blossom-Publishing.com will occasionally update this privacy statement. For material changes to this statement, Blossom-Publishing.com will notify you by placing a prominent notice on the Web site.
Your Privacy is Important to Us
Blossom-Publishing.com is committed to protecting your privacy. You can visit most pages on our site without providing information about yourself. Information we collect from order processing or from any inquiries is not shared with any other company. Your information is only used for contact, billing and shipping purposes or to respond to your request. Your credit card information is not stored for future use by us.
This privacy statement explains data collection and use in those situations where information about you is required to provide services that you request. This privacy statement only applies to Blossom-Publishing.com. Please read the complete Blossom-Publishing.com privacy statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. Generally, this information is requested when you are registering before entering a contest, ordering email newsletters, signing up for an event or training, or when purchasing and/or registering Blossom-Publishing.com products and/or services. Personal information collected by Blossom-Publishing.com may include but is not limited to email address, language, country or location, or other information necessary to fulfill the service you requested. For example: If you choose a service or transaction that requires payment, such as making a purchase using the web site, we will request personal information necessary for billing and/or shipping, including: name, address, email address, telephone number, and credit card number.
Blossom-Publishing.com also collects certain information about your computer hardware and software. This information may include: your IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access times and referring web site addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of Blossom-Publishing.com. Blossom-Publishing.com also collects information about which pages our customers visit within Blossom-Publishing.com. This site visitation data is identified only by a unique ID number, and it is never linked with personal information unless a user consents as described below.
Use of your Personal Information
We use your personal information for the following purposes: 1. To ensure our site is relevant to your needs. 2. To deliver services, such as newsletters, events, training or software, that you request or purchase. 3. To help us create and publish content most relevant to you. 4. To alert you to product upgrades, special offers, updated information and other new services from Blossom-Publishing.com, if you so request. 5. To allow you access to limited-entry areas of our site as appropriate. We will merge site-visitation data with anonymous demographic information for research purposes, and we may use this information in aggregate to provide more relevant content. In some limited-entry sections of Blossom-Publishing.com, with your approval, we will combine site-visitation data with your personal information in order to provide you with personalized content. If you decline permission, we will not provide you the personalized service and won’t merge your personal information with site-visitation data. We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, including packaging, mailing and delivering purchases, answering customer questions about products or services, sending postal mail and processing event registration. We will only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service, and they are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose. Blossom-Publishing.com may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Blossom-Publishing.com or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Blossom-Publishing.com and its family of web sites, or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Blossom-Publishing.com employees, users of Blossom-Publishing.com products or services, or members of the public. Your information may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Blossom-Publishing.com or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country. Blossom-Publishing.com abides by the safe harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the European Union.
Control of your Personal Information
When you create an account, or otherwise give us personal information, Blossom-Publishing.com will not share that information with any third party without your permission, other than for the limited exceptions already listed. It will only be used for the purposes stated above. Registering also allows you to tell us how or whether you want Blossom-Publishing.com to communicate with you.
Security of your Personal Information
Blossom-Publishing.com is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide in computer servers with limited access that are located in controlled facilities. When we transmit sensitive information (such as a credit card number) over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Protection of Children's Personal Information
Blossom-Publishing.com is a general audience site and does not knowingly collect any personal information from children.
Enforcement of this Privacy Statement
If you have questions regarding this statement, you should first contact Blossom-Publishing.com by email: info@blossom-Publishing.com