Privacy Policy & cookie policy

Learn how we protect your privacy.

Website:

This Privacy Policy is applicable to https://www.boldwallflowers.com, herein referred to as “Bold Wallflowers,” “our website,” or “this website.”

Effective Date

This policy comes into effect on October 1, 2023.

Commitment to Privacy

Bold Wallflowers is dedicated to the protection and proper handling of personal data. We are committed to respecting your privacy rights and securing data provided through the use of our website. This policy encompasses user interactions with Bold Wallflowers, detailing both automatically and actively collected data, its usage, and our handling processes.

Scope of Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the means by which users access and utilize Bold Wallflowers. This includes all content, functionality, and services offered on or through our website, irrespective of whether users are registered or unregistered visitors. It encompasses data collected on this website and in any form of electronic communication between the user and Bold Wallflowers.

User Consent

By accessing or using Bold Wallflowers, users accept and agree to be bound by the terms of this Privacy Policy. Prior to utilizing our website, all users should thoroughly review this policy. If you disagree with any terms or conditions specified herein, you are advised not to access or use this website. Continual use of Bold Wallflowers post any policy modifications signifies acceptance of those changes.

Information Collection and Usage

Types of Information Collected:

When you interact with Bold Wallflowers, you may provide specific personal identifiable details, which encompass, but are not limited to, your name, email address, residential address, avatar image, and credit card data when conducting transactions on the website (referred to as “personal information”).

Means of Collection:

Such personal data is amassed under the following circumstances:

  • Registration on Bold Wallflowers.
  • Execution of orders.
  • Subscription to our newsletters or updates.
  • Direct communications via our contact methods.
  • Utilization of the website’s search features.
  • Provision of comments, feedback, or other inputs.
  • Completion of forms or data entry fields.
  • Participation in any online surveys or questionnaires presented by Bold Wallflowers.

 

Purpose and Usage:

The primary objective of collecting your personal information is to:

  • Enhance and personalize your user experience on Bold Wallflowers.
  • Drive improvements in the website to cater better to your needs.
  • Deliver efficient customer service and address queries.
  • Process your orders and transactional requests expediently.
  • Tailor promotional content or advertisements relevant to you.
  • Seek feedback on our services or products.
  • Introduce you to offers, promotions, or updates.
  • Engage with you through various communication channels, such as email.

 

Moreover, we may leverage this data to introduce you to promotions and offers from our affiliated partners, potentially yielding a commission for Bold Wallflowers without incurring additional costs to you.

Children's Privacy Policy

Definition:

For the purposes of this policy, a “child” is defined as an individual below the age of 13 years.

Compliance:

Bold Wallflowers adheres strictly to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) and respects the privacy rights of children.

Website Audience:

The content, information, and services provided by this website are designed for and directed towards individuals aged 18 years and above. Bold Wallflowers is not intended for, nor does it target, children under the age of 13.

Data Collection and Use:

We do not knowingly collect, use, or disclose personal information from children under the age of 13 without prior consent from a parent or guardian. Should it come to our attention that such data has been collected without the requisite parental or guardian consent, we will take necessary actions to promptly delete that information.

Reporting:

If you become aware of any personal information we have collected from a child under 13 without parental or guardian consent, please contact us immediately at INFO@BoldWallflowers.com so that we can ensure that such information is removed from our systems.

Comments and Social Media Policy

As a user on Boldwallflowers.com you have the ability to leave comments on blog posts. By commenting, you have freely provided your opinion to be registered on the webpage.

Comments on Bold Wallflowers:

Retention: When you contribute a comment on Bold Wallflowers, both the comment and its associated metadata are stored indefinitely. This storage process facilitates the automatic recognition and approval of any subsequent comments you might make, bypassing the need for them to sit in a moderation queue.

Personal Data and Communication: Upon commenting, data such as your name, email address, and website/organization name are captured. This information remains confidential, never being shared with third parties. However, it might be utilized to initiate communications with you.

Social Media Interactions:

Presence on Platforms: Bold Wallflowers maintains an active footprint on various social media platforms, namely Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube. Additionally, sharing capabilities linked to these platforms are embedded within our website.

Data Tracking by Platforms: It’s pivotal to understand that social media entities like Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube might engage in tracking your personal information. If you opt to interact with Bold Wallflowers via these platforms, you voluntarily expose your personal data. Once shared in the public domain of social media, this data is no longer private. It evolves into publicly accessible information, susceptible to capture and utilization by third-party entities.

Limitation of Liability: While you’re free to engage with us on these platforms, Bold Wallflowers cannot oversee, nor does it hold responsibility for, the potential misuse, storage, or dissemination of data made public by you on social media. Your interactions, via comments or social media engagements, do not render Bold Wallflowers liable for any potential misuse of your disclosed information by external entities.

Use of Google Analytics

At Bold Wallflowers, transparency is a pillar we firmly stand by. Like many websites, Bold Wallflowers integrates the services of Google Analytics to gain insights into our user interactions.

Data Collection: Our website automatically assembles certain user data, which can be categorized into two main types:

Log Data: This data pertains to information regarding your digital footprint such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the type of browser you utilize, details about your Internet Service Provider (ISP), specifics of your operating system, and other such related details.

Google Analytics Data: Google Analytics, a third-party service, harvests specifics about your geographical location, your browsing history on Bold Wallflowers, the specific pages you explore on our site, the device and tools you deploy to access our platform, as well as general traffic and usage patterns.

Purpose: The primary intention behind collecting this information is to decipher and analyze statistics associated with user behavior, interests, and interactions on Bold Wallflowers. This allows us to refine and optimize our website, ensuring a more tailored and improved experience for you. It also aids us in enhancing and evolving the products and services we present to our community.

Google’s Practices: To understand the data handling and privacy practices of Google Analytics in a comprehensive manner, you’re encouraged to review Google’s Privacy and Terms.

Third-Party and Affiliate Engagements on Bold Wallflowers

Third-party Content and Links:

External Content and Links: Bold Wallflowers occasionally integrates third-party links, products, or services. Once you engage with such a link and exit our domain, you’re no longer under the protective umbrella of Bold Wallflowers’ Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions.

Embedded Content: Our platform may include embedded content such as videos, images, and other media from third-party platforms. Engaging with this content is akin to directly interacting with these third-party websites. These external entities might catalog your behavior, deploy cookies, and monitor your interaction, especially if you possess an account in their ecosystem.

Affiliate Policy:

Affiliate Partnerships: Bold Wallflowers maintains affiliations with select third-party vendors and services. When you secure products or services through affiliate links on our platform, we might receive a commission, incurring no additional cost to you.

Amazon Affiliate Program: Specifically, Bold Wallflowers is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. Any purchases made through these affiliate links may result in a commission for Bold Wallflowers. It’s pertinent to mention that prices remain unchanged for users; it is the company (in this case, Amazon.com) that compensates Bold Wallflowers.

Transparency & Integrity: Our prime commitment is to dispense reliable and unbiased insights. Though we benefit from these affiliations, our content’s credibility remains paramount, always prioritizing the needs and benefits of our community.

Purchases and Claims:

Engaging with third-party or affiliate links may lead to external purchases or transactions. Bold Wallflowers is not involved in these transactions, nor are we privy to their terms, quality, delivery, or any other aspect. As such, any purchase you make through third-party links is strictly between you and that external entity. Bold Wallflowers cannot be held liable for any dissatisfaction, claims, losses, or disputes arising from such transactions. We strongly advise you to meticulously review any terms of sale or policies of these third-party entities before making a purchase.

User Discretion with Third Parties:

While we strive to enhance user experience through third-party and affiliate content, we don’t exert control over these external parties. They operate under their unique privacy frameworks. Bold Wallflowers disavows responsibility for their actions or methodologies. To elucidate their practices, we recommend direct consultation of their respective privacy documents. Interacting with these third-party or affiliate entities via Bold Wallflowers is entirely at your discretion and responsibility

Email Communications

When corresponding with Bold Wallflowers via email, the content, email address, and our replies will be retained. The protection we apply to information conveyed through email is in line with our procedures for data acquired via our website, postal mail, and telephone. Such protective measures extend to instances when individuals register on our site, provide their email address through forms, or undertake transactions.

EMAIL POLICY

Protection of Email Address: Bold Wallflowers is committed to the protection and confidentiality of your email address. We do not sell, rent, or lease our subscription lists to third parties. The sharing of your email address is restricted, with exceptions detailed in our ‘Disclosure of Your Information’ segment.

Use of Mailpoet: Bold Wallflowers employs Mailpoet for the management of our email subscriber list and for the dissemination of emails. For a detailed understanding of Mailpoet’s data handling practices, you are advised to consult their privacy policy here.

Regulatory Compliance: In alignment with the CAN-SPAM Act, all emails dispatched from our domain will transparently denote their origin and offer clear avenues for reaching the sender. Each email communication will contain instructions for recipients wishing to cease future communications, thus enabling them to remove themselves from our mailing list promptly.

Opt-Out Provisions: Recipients desiring to discontinue receiving our newsletters or promotional content can opt out. An ‘unsubscribe’ link, embedded at the bottom of all our email communications, facilitates this process.

Cookie and Pixel Usage

Use of Cookies on Bold Wallflowers:

This website employs cookies to enhance the user experience and monitor site performance and functionality. A cookie is a small text file stored on your computer or device when you visit certain web pages.

Purpose of Cookies: Cookies aid in streamlining user experiences, tracking website performance, and understanding user interaction with our content. This allows us to improve and refine the website over time to better serve our visitors.

Types of Cookies: We use both session and persistent cookies. Session cookies expire when you close your browser, while persistent cookies stay on your device until deleted or once they reach a specified expiry date.

Third-Party Cookies: We may also employ third-party cookies from entities such as advertising partners or analytics providers. These cookies would be set by external organizations to gather data, like the websites you visit or ads you engage with.

Opting Out of Cookies: If you wish to opt-out or control the cookies that are set on your computer or device, you can adjust your browser settings. Each browser differs, so consult the “Help” section of your browser or the user manual for your specific device to understand how to change your cookie preferences.

PIXELS

Bold Wallflowers uses pixels, which are tiny, transparent graphics that monitor user behaviors on our website. These are often used in combination with cookies.

Purpose of Pixels: Pixels allow for the collection of data related to user visits and interactions on the website. They help us understand the effectiveness of our content, advertising campaigns, and can assist in ensuring that the advertisements users see online are relevant to their interests.

Third-Party Pixels: We may collaborate with third-party companies that utilize pixels on our website to collect data for advertising and analytics purposes.

Privacy Considerations: Just as with cookies, the data collected by pixels is anonymized and does not personally identify users. It’s aggregated to analyze patterns and enhance our website offerings.

Content Ownership

All content displayed on Bold Wallflowers, unless explicitly indicated otherwise, is the exclusive property of Bold Wallflowers and is safeguarded by international copyright conventions. This encompasses, but is not limited to, articles, images, logos, graphics, videos, and tutorials centered around furniture refinishing and related subjects.

Rights Reserved: All rights pertaining to content on Bold Wallflowers remain strictly with the platform. Unauthorized copying, modification, or distribution of any portion of this content is expressly prohibited and may be subject to legal repercussions.

Guest Bloggers: Guest bloggers retain the rights to their penned content and provided photographs. Upon submission and publication on Bold Wallflowers, guest bloggers grant the platform a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, and worldwide license to utilize, adapt, modify, and share such content across its channels and within associated promotional materials. It is incumbent upon guest bloggers to ensure the originality of their contributions, and they must vouch that their content and images don’t infringe on any copyrights or intellectual property rights.

User-Generated Content: Content put forth by users, like comments or feedback, remains the intellectual property of the original creator. By posting, users accord Bold Wallflowers the right, through a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, global license, to use, reproduce, modify, and disseminate such content across its avenues and in related marketing endeavors.

Client Reviews: Any reviews or testimonials shared by clients could be featured on Bold Wallflowers and related platforms for promotional or informational purposes. By submitting a review, clients grant Bold Wallflowers a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, display, and potentially adapt their comments. We value the trust and transparency of our clients, ensuring that any shared reviews are presented authentically.

Infringement Notification: If you suspect that content on Bold Wallflowers impinges on your copyrights or intellectual property rights, kindly reach out to us with a detailed account of the alleged infringement. We are committed to respecting the intellectual property rights of others and pledge to address any concerns with urgency.

Links and Third-party Content: Bold Wallflowers might feature links to external websites or content not under our jurisdiction. We do not endorse or assume responsibility for the content, privacy protocols, or practices of these third-party entities.

GDPR Visitor Rights for EU AND UK Residents

For our visitors and customers from the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK), the following rights and information are provided under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):

Retention of Information:

We store the information you willingly share with us until:

  • You request its deletion by contacting us at INFO@BoldWallflowers.com. It’s essential to understand that such requests may restrict your ability to access both our free and paid content.
  • We decide to alter our data storage practices.
  • Bold Wallflowers chooses to discontinue its operations or its range of services.
  • The data no longer proves useful, becomes prohibitively expensive to retain, or is deemed obsolete.

 

Rights Over Your Data:

Access & Accuracy: You can request a copy of the data we hold about you and ensure its correctness.

Rectification & Erasure: You’re empowered to request amendments to inaccuracies or complete deletion of your personal data.

Restrictions on Processing: While you can request limitations on data processing, we can still hold your data without any active processing.

Objections to Processing: Under specific scenarios, including direct marketing or research purposes, you may object to how we process your data.

Data Portability: You’re entitled to retrieve and transfer your data to another service provider.

Withdrawal of Consent: Consent once given can be withdrawn at any time. This revocation won’t impact any previous data processing operations.

Lodging Complaints: If you have concerns regarding our GDPR compliance, you can approach the appropriate regulatory authority.

Our Commitment: We’ll only seek the essential information necessary for our mutual agreements. We pledge not to demand consent for any redundant data processing as a contractual obligation.

 

Legal Grounds for Data Processing:

Consent: When you explicitly agree to us processing your data for distinct purposes.

Contractual Necessity: Processing required to honor our agreements with you.

Legal Obligation: Mandated processing, for example, data related to legal or fiscal obligations.

Vital Interests: Necessary data processing to ensure your health or safety.

Public Interests: Data processing required for tasks of public interest or official roles.

Legitimate Interests: Processing essential for our genuine business interests, like marketing.

Sensitive Information

Non-Submission of Sensitive Data: Bold Wallflowers strongly advises against submitting sensitive personal data through our platform. This encompasses details such as national identification numbers, racial or ethnic information, political affiliations, religious or philosophical beliefs, health specifics, criminal history, or any other confidential details. Any such data, if provided inadvertently, will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

Security Measures

Importance of Data Security: At Bold Wallflowers, we prioritize the security of your Personal Information. Nevertheless, it’s vital to acknowledge that no electronic data transmission or storage system can be warranted as entirely infallible.

Efforts for Data Protection: We take all necessary steps to safeguard your Personal Information. However, we cannot affirm its utter invulnerability. In the rare event of a security breach, we pledge to notify you promptly upon its discovery.

Amendments to this Privacy Policy

The provisions of this Privacy Policy may undergo alterations in the future. Such modifications become binding immediately upon their publication on this site.

Continuous Review: Bold Wallflowers retains the right to revise or adjust our Privacy Policy whenever deemed necessary. We recommend regular reviews of this policy. Your continued use of Boldwallflowers.com post any changes signifies your acknowledgment and acceptance of these adjustments.

Contact Us

For any questions, concerns, or clarifications regarding our privacy policy, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We’re here to ensure your peace of mind and to address any queries you may have about how we handle your data.

Email: INFO@BoldWallflowers.com

We’re committed to fostering trust and transparency. Your understanding and comfort with our privacy policy are paramount to us, so we encourage open dialogue.