Privacy Policy

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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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


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.

Contact forms


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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

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

Additional information

How we protect your data

What data breach procedures we have in place

What third parties we receive data from

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to the and Bloom Plastic Surgery, S.C. and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Bloom Plastic Surgery, S.C. include and Bloom Plastic Surgery. The Bloom Plastic Surgery website is a Medical practice and procedural information site. By using the Bloom Plastic Surgery website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.   

Collection of your Personal Information 

Bloom Plastic Surgery may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name. Bloom Plastic Surgery may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your age, gender, race and procedural questions. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future. 

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Bloom Plastic Surgery. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Bloom Plastic Surgery website. 

Bloom Plastic Surgery encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Bloom Plastic Surgery so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Bloom Plastic Surgery is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Bloom Plastic Surgery website. 

Use of your Personal Information 

Bloom Plastic Surgery collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.   

Bloom Plastic Surgery may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Bloom Plastic Surgery and its affiliates. Bloom Plastic Surgery may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. 

Bloom Plastic Surgery does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. 

Bloom Plastic Surgery may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Bloom Plastic Surgery, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. 

Bloom Plastic Surgery will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Bloom Plastic Surgery or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Bloom Plastic Surgery; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Bloom Plastic Surgery, or the public. 

Security of your Personal Information   

Bloom Plastic Surgery secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol. 

Children Under Thirteen 

Bloom Plastic Surgery does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.   

Opt-Out & Unsubscribe 

We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from Bloom Plastic Surgery by contacting us here: 

Changes to this Statement 

Bloom Plastic Surgery will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Bloom Plastic Surgery encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Bloom Plastic Surgery is protecting your information. 

Contact Information 

Bloom Plastic Surgery welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Bloom Plastic Surgery has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Bloom Plastic Surgery at: 

Bloom Plastic Surgery, S.C. 

1 E Delaware Place, suite 501

Chicago, Illinois 60611 

Email Address: 

Telephone number: 312.549.8691 

Effective as of September 11, 2016