When you join Wordsbloom, you voluntarily provide us with personal information that will give you access to our services and will be used to identify you. We collect your names and your e-mail address when you register for an account. We collect and store the information you share through our services. We may receive and store your personal information from other users who want to share content with you through any of our services. Through the use of our services, we may receive and store contact information from your friends and connections on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin or other social networks. When you use our services, we automatically collect information about your location, Internet Protocol (IP) Address, browser type, system information, operating system and/or device used to access our website and your activity on our website.
Personal information you provide when you register to use our services will be will be kept private unless you choose to make this public. Your personal information such as your e-mail address, postal address or credit card details will by default be kept private but some information, such as your username and the content you upload and share will be publicly viewable and searchable on various search engines, unless you choose to make this private. You may select to share content with other users or you may make such information public or private. It is the responsibility of the user to protect the information posted on our site or to share this amongst a small group of colleagues and friends. We will only share your information with other users or with third parties for the following reasons (a) to allow you to share content and information or collaborate with your links on Wordsbloom™(b) to allow you to share updates, content and information with social networking sites (c) to link you with your friends or interests on social networking sites (d) to offer you content that may benefit you (these may include ads) and improve our services (e) when we believe it is necessary for us to do so, we will share your information to legal authorities to comply with the law, regulation or legal requests.
We will not share or disclose your personal information to third parties other than for the sole purpose of providing you with our services. The third parties involved shall have access to your information on our behalf, to enable us to provide you with our services. By using our services, you give us consent to share your information only with third parties directly affiliated with us. These may be our service providers involved in hosting, data storage, maintenance, payment processing, web analytics or other relevant technical or administrative duty which we might outsource. If we get involved in a merger, acquisition sale of assets or a business deal that may benefit us and help us offer our users the best possible services, your information may be transferred to the other party to fulfill any of the aforementioned transactions..
We collect personal information to (a) prevent potential malicious use of our services and to verify users have authorization to use them. (b) Monitor the use of our services and improve user experience. (c) Send you information, updates, notifications, announcements, security alerts, account verification purposes or any other administrative communication in connection with our services (c) To process and respond to your queries, comments, complaints or any other communication with you. (d) Evaluate how you use our services and to determine how we could improve, enhance or fulfill user experience (e) Assess how we could provide you with relevant content, including ads, based on our assessment of your user profile. (f) Protect ourselves, other users and rights of third parties. (f) Facilitate the use and operation of our services. For example, some of our services depend on the information you provide for us to render you such a service.
You can set preferences on Account Settings to select which information to make public or private, to deactivate your user account or to completely delete your account. We shall retain your personal information for as long your account is active. If you choose to delete your account, your information shall be removed immediately but residual information might remain in our servers and we may choose to retain some information for archival purposes, to meet legal requirements or for audit purposes.