Who we are
Our website address is: https://biafrablooms.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
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.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
We use various cloud platforms and third party providers for the purpose of operating this website.
We do not share or sell your data for any commercial purpose other than specified above.
We use the following processors for the operating this website and executing related digital marketing campaigns:
WP Engine – Hosting Provider.
Cloudflare – Cloud based security and web performance processor.
Google Cloud Platform – data centers provider for WP Engine.
Mailchimp – Newsletter service provider.
Google Analytics, Adwords, Webmasters.
Facebook – We use Facebook for advertising and place tracking code on our website for enhancing digital marketing campaigns (i.e – Facebook Pixel).
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
How we protect your data
We use rigorous practices in order to protect our website and data collected, as well as world class cloud and hosting providers.
Communication between visitor and the server is encrypted using SSL.
The site is protected with web application firewall and is undergoing daily security scans, regular software updates by a dedicated team in order to minimize the risk of data breach
What data breach procedures we have in place
Once a data breach is detected, our providers execute a dedicated standard operational procedure in order to assess the scope and potential damage, provide immediate remedy, patch any potential security holes and notify users who may be affected by the breach.
We may contact affected users with one or more form of communication within 72 hours and provide the needed information as to the scope of the data breach and actions taken.
What third parties we receive data from
We do not accept data from third parties for the purpose of this website.
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
We apply remarketing/retargeting methods while conducting online advertising using Google Facebook and the likes.
The above is conducted by applying various tracking codes into our website in order to track and retarget users based on anonymous advertising profile.
By visiting and using this website you are hereby provide your consent for the use of the above means and methods.