Our contact email is firstname.lastname@example.org
How we use your information:
When purchasing something from our shop, we collect the personal information you give us i.e your name, address and email address, as part of the buying and selling process. This is so that we are able to complete your transaction.
Additionally, when you visit our site, either to shop or just to browse, we automatically receive the IP (internet protocol) address of the computer you are using. This is to provide us with information regarding your browser and operating system.
With your permission, we may send you emails regarding our shop, our shop, new Bear & Bloom products and other updates.
During a transaction, when you provide us with your personal information to enable us to place an order, verify your credit/debit card, arrange for us to deliver or to return a purchase, it is implied that you consent to this information being collected and for us using it for those specific reasons only.
If for any other reason we ask for your personal information/data e.g. for email marketing, we will either ask you directly for your consent, or provide you with an opportunity to opt out.
If you change your mind and wish to withdraw your consent for us to contact you, use or disclose your information after this consent has already been given (you have previously opted in) you may do so at any time. If you wish to withdraw your your consent please contact us via email at email@example.com or by post at:
Bear and Bloom
2 Pilgrims Way, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 2HU
If you violate our Terms of Service or if we are required to do so by law we may disclose your personal information.
Our store is hosted by Shopify Inc. Shopify provide us with our online e-commerce platform.This enables and allows us to sell our products and services to you.Your personal data is stored through Shopify’s databases, data storage and the Shopify application in general. Shopify store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.
When making your purchase if you choose a direct payment gateway, then Shopify stores your credit/debit card data. The data is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is only stored as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After your purchase is completed, your purchase transaction information is deleted.
All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover.
PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.
For more insight, you may also want to read Shopify’s Terms of Service (https://www.shopify.com/legal/terms) or Privacy Statement (https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy).
Generally, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.
Please note - certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.
We recommend for these providers, that you read their own privacy policies to ensure you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.
Please remember in particular, that certain providers may be located in or have facilities/departments that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
In order to protect your personal information and data, we follow industry best practices and take reasonable precautions to ensure it is not misused, accessed, disclosed, inappropriately lost, altered or destroyed.
If you provide us with your credit/debit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.
Unfortunately these are not the yummy kind!
_session_id, unique token, sessional, Allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc).
_shopify_visit, no data held, Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, Used by our website provider’s internal stats tracker to record the number of visits
_shopify_uniq, no data held, expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day, Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer.
cart, unique token, persistent for 2 weeks, Stores information about the contents of your cart.
_secure_session_id, unique token, sessional
storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite If the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access.
Age of Consent
By using this site, you are representing that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
If at some stage Bear and Bloom is acquired or merged with another company, your personal data and information may be transferred to the new owners.
Queries & Contact Info
If you have any queries about or would like to amend any personal information we have about you or to register a complaint please contact us firstname.lastname@example.org or by post at
Bear and Bloom
2 Pilgrims Way, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 2HU