Note: This is almost entirely for the use of social media to create/log in to
comment on blog posts and similar activities. We will never use your information
for marketing or sell it to anyone or use it in any other annoying or nefarious way.
We cannot say the same for the social media company you have an account with.
Effective date: November 06, 2018
The Robert Bloom (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the
https://therobertbloom.com website (hereinafter referred to as the “Service”).
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and
disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have
associated with that data.
We use your data to provide and improve the Service (Social Media Plugins for logging
in to comment, primarily). By using the Service, you
agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
accessible from https://therobertbloom.com
Service is the https://therobertbloom.com website operated by The Robert
* Personal Data
Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified
from those data (or from those and other information either in our
possession or likely to come into our possession).
* Usage Data
Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of
the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the
duration of a page visit).
Cookies are small files stored on your device (computer or mobile device).
Information Collection and Use
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to
provide and improve our Service to you.
Types of Data Collected
While using our Service, we (through your social media account)
may ask you to provide us with certain personally
identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you
(“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not
* Email address
* First name and last name
* Cookies and Usage Data
We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage
Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s
Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version,
the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the
time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic
Tracking & Cookies Data
Service and we hold certain information.
Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous
unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored
on your device. Other tracking technologies are also used such as beacons,
tags and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyse
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a
cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be
able to use some portions of our Service.
Examples of Cookies we use:
* Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
* Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences
and various settings.
* Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
Use of Data
The Robert Bloom uses the collected data for various purposes:
* To provide and maintain the Service
* To notify you about changes to our Service
* To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when
you choose to do so
* To provide customer care and support
* To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the
* To monitor the usage of the Service
* To detect, prevent and address technical issues
Transfer Of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and
maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or
other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than
those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to
us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United
States and process it there.
information represents your agreement to that transfer.
The Robert Bloom will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your
transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country
unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your
data and other personal information.
Disclosure Of Data
The Robert Bloom may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that
such action is necessary to:
* To comply with a legal obligation
* To protect and defend the rights or property of The Robert Bloom
* To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the
* To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
* To protect against legal liability
Security of Data
The security of your data is important to us but remember that no method of
transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure.
While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal
Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service
(“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform
Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these
tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other
Links to Other Sites
Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If
you click a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site.
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy
policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone
under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that
your Child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become
aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification
of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our
We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior
to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of