Information Collection & Use
You may browse our Site without providing any personal information. In order to use our Site and Services, we require you to create a Institution Profile or an Investor Profile. As an Institution or Investor using our Site and Services, we ask you to provide the following information when requested:
- Contact information to set up a Profile to communicate with our us and other Institutions and Investors, which includes your name, email address, phone number, physical address, and other similar information;
- Institutions' business information which includes information such as the registered trading name, beneficial owners, financial performance, and other similar information;
- Information from third party providers regarding payments, such as third party payment processors and providers; and
- Detailed personal information for identity verification purposes, which may include date of birth, social security number, government issued photo identification, and other similar information.
We may also obtain information about you from third parties such as credit report agencies and identity verification services.
In addition, we may also collect information on your IP addresses, the identity of your Internet service provider, mobile devices, the date and time of your visit and the pages you visit, and locations used to access our Site for fraud detection and prevention purposes. We may also collect IP addresses for system administration purposes.
Do Not Track
Blossom does not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals at this time. Do Not Track is a setting a user can select in their browser to request preferences not to be tracked by websites and ad networks.
Communications from the Site
We will send you a confirmation email to the email address you provided when filling out your Profile. We may send you an email occasionally for non-promotional purposes, for example, when changes made to our Site and Services or for service related changes such as temporary scheduled maintenance. If you do not wish to receive these email notices, you have the option to deactivate your account by emailing us as firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Opt-Out
Users who do not wish to receive marketing communications from us, or our partners, may opt out of receiving these communications by sending an email to email@example.com or clicking on the Unsubscribe link included in the email communications.
Information We May Share
- Disclosures Permitted by Law
We may disclose information when required by law, to answer questions from law enforcement, or when required by a court or legal process served on Our Site or for fraud prevention or detection purposes.
- Disclosures for Risk Management and Servicing
We may share your personal information with third parties for the purposes of fraud prevention or detection, identity verification, risk management, account servicing, or such similar purposes.
- Service Providers
We share personal information with third parties to maintain, support and operate Our Site and Services to the extent only as necessary to fulfill the service. Such services include processing payments and transferring funds, and may also include Site maintenance, and providing software or data to us.
- Merger or Acquisition
If Blossom itself is involved in a business transaction, such as a merger or acquisition of all or a portion of its assets, users' personal information will likely be included in the assets transferred. We will provide users with notice before transfer of personal information.
We may also share aggregated or anonymized information that does not directly identify our Users.
Links to Other Sites
Our Site contains links to third party sites. We do not have control over such third party sites. These other sites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer or device, collect data or solicit personal information from you. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these sites. Our third party providers have their own privacy policies, which we adhere to, and may differ from our own privacy policies.
If your personal information changes, you are required to correct, amend, or remove any inaccuracies by making such changes on our Site to your Profile or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you wish to discontinue using our Site and Services, or request deletion of your Profile, we may mark your Profile as "closed" but may retain the information to complete any pending transactions, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, or take other actions as required or permitted by law.
We take every precaution to keep your personal information safe. We use SSL encryption on our application and sign-up forms. We limit access to and use of our users' personal information to employees, agents, or contractors who we believe have a legitimate business purpose to access such information.
Blossom will NEVER ask for your password by email, by chat, or by any other communication method. Take care to only enter your password on Blossom's official website: https://blossomfinance.com
We recommend that you do not share your Blossom ID and password with anyone. Do not provide your password in response to any unsolicited emails that claim to be from us. Since no method of transmitting data over the Internet is 100% secure, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you provide us.
Our Policy Toward Children
Our Site and Services are geared only toward persons 18 and over. We do not knowingly collect any personal information from anyone under the age of 13.
Notification of Changes