gardening-plant.com is committed to protecting your privacy. The information you provide us by which you can be identified when using this website, will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
gardening-plant.com is committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorized access, we have several physical and electronic procedures to safeguard and secure information we collect online
SECTION 1 - PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information”.
We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
- “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
- “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
- “Web beacons”, “tags”, and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.
All these provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
When you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers), email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Order Information”.
We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations). Additionally, we use this Order Information to:
- Communicate with you;
- Screen our orders for potential risk or fraud - the Device Information (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).
Email Communications: We may receive a confirmation when you open an email from us and when you click a link in an email. We use this confirmation to improve our Services, including customer service. We may use a third party service provider to handle email communications.
Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.
SECTION 2 - CONSENT
How do you get my consent?
When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.
How do I withdraw my consent?
If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at any time, by contacting us at
firstname.lastname@example.org or mailing us at:
Gardening Plants and Flowers
27631 Michigan Ave, PO Box 441,
Inkster, Michigan 48141
ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION / CALIFORNIA PRIVACY NOTICECalifornia residents have the right to request access to or the deletion of their personal information as set forth in the ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION / CALIFORNIA PRIVACY NOTICE section below.
We provide you with choices regarding the personal information we collected about you, and California residents have certain rights pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”).Personal Information
- ✔️ Right to Delete - For California residents, if you would like to request that we delete your personal information, please click on the following link and provide the requested information: Form to delete my personal information.
- ✔️ Right to Know - For California residents, if you would like to request a report that details the categories of personal information collected about you, the categories of sources from which the personal information is collected, the purpose for collecting the personal information, the categories of third parties which whom we share the personal information and the specific pieces of personal information collected about you over the past 12 months, please click on the following link and provide the requested information: Form to receive access report.
- ✔️ Emails - If you prefer not to receive marketing information from this Service, follow the instructions above.
- ✔️ Cookies - You may delete or block cookies and other technologies by following the instructions above.
We Do Not Sell Personal Information.
We have various procedures to verify that you are authorized to make the requests above. You can designate an authorized agent to make these requests on your behalf, though we will need to verify the authority of such agent pursuant to our reasonable procedure.
We may deny certain requests, or fulfill a request only in part, based on our legal rights and obligations. For example, we may retain personal information as permitted by law, such as for tax or other record keeping purposes and to process transactions and facilitate customer requests. We do not discriminate against you for exercising any of your rights above, though we are not able to provide some services to you without such information.
For Authorized Agents making a request on a consumer’s behalf, download a verification form HERE to complete and submit the completed form together with the above request. An Authorized Agent’s request will be denied without this form properly submitted.
SECTION 3 - DISCLOSURE
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.
SECTION 4 - SHOPIFY
Our store is hosted on Shopify Inc., a leading online store provider. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.
Your data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases and the general Shopify application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.
Shopify uses industry standard 128 Bit SSL information to protect private data. However, no method of internet transaction can be guaranteed 100% secure. If you have any questions about the security of Shopify then you can email your query to email@example.com.
Customers can be assured that they are shopping on a secure cart.
gardening-plant.com does not store, or handle any of their customer’s credit card details. All payments and any credit card details are handled by Shopify and PayPal. Both service providers are 100% PCI Complaint to ensure all private data is securely hidden from unwanted eyes.
gardening-plant.com will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties without your permission or are required to do so by law.
You may request details of personal information that we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998.
For more insight, you may also want to read Shopify’s Terms of Service (https://www.shopify.com/legal/terms) or Privacy Statement (https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy)
If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then Shopify stores your credit card data. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is deleted.
All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover.
PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.
For more insight, you may also want to read:
SECTION 5 - THIRD-PARTY SERVICES
In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.
However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.
For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.
In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us.
So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.
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Analytics and behavioral information.
We may collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics tools such as Google Analytics, to help us measure traffic, user events, and usage trends for the Service and to understand more about the demographics of our users. We may also track analytics data and viewing activity of content created by or hosted on the Service. You can learn more about Google’s practices at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners. and view its currently available opt-out options at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. We may also work with third party partners to employ technologies, including the application of statistical modeling tools, which permit us to recognize and contact you across multiple devices.
gardening-plant.com may, from time to time, use the following Google analytics features: AdWords, Remarketing, Google Display Network Impression Reporting, DoubleClick, and Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. We may combine information gathered from one or more of these services.
For more information about the Google analytics features used by gardening-plant.com, if applicable, click here (https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2404395?hl=en&ref_topic=1631776&rd=1).
For information on how to see and change your Google Ad Settings, click here: (https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662856?hl=en).
For information on the use of the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On, click here: (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/).
However, gardening-plant.com does not necessarily endorse this add-on and does not guarantee that using the add-on will be effective.
For more information on how Facebook Analytics may collect and use the information collected through gardening-plant.com's use of the Facebook's analytics and advertising services, if applicable, see the Facebook data use policy and related policies here. (https://www.facebook.com/policy).
SECTION 6 - SECURITY
SECTION 7 - COOKIES
Here is a list of cookies that we use. We’ve listed them here so you that you can choose if you want to opt-out of cookies or not.
_session_id, unique token,
_shopify_visit, no data held, Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, Used by our website provider’s internal stats tracker to record the number of visits
_shopify_uniq, no data held, expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day, Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer.
_secure_session_id, unique token,
storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite If the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access.
SECTION 8 - AGE OF CONSENT
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.
DO NOT TRACK
Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.
gardening-plant.com does not guarantee that it will take action in response to do-not-track signals or similar mechanisms. Additionally, some third-party service providers may still collect tracking information even if you have enabled your browser's do-not-track functionality or utilized a similar do-not-track mechanism.
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through this FORM HERE
When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.
QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information:
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e‑mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail using the details provided below:
Gardening Plants And Flowers
[Re: Privacy Compliance Officer]
Gardening Plants And Flowers, 27631 Michigan Ave, P.O. Box 441, Inkster MI 48141, United States