CTFlorists.net has created this privacy statement ("Statement") in order to demonstrate our commitment to customer privacy. Privacy on the CTFlorists.net web site (the "Site") is of great importance to us. We have established this Statement as a means to communicate our information gathering and dissemination practices. We reserve the right to change this Statement at any time, and will provide notification of significant modification.
We require customers who register to use the services ("Services") offered on our Site to give us contact information, such as their name, company name, address, phone number, and e-mail address, and financial qualification and billing information, such as billing name and address, and credit card number. At the time you express interest in attaining additional information, or when you register for the service, we may also ask for additional personal information or additional company information. Customers can opt out of providing this additional information by not entering it when asked. Customers can update or remove their personal information at any time by logging into the Website and editing their Personal Information using the interface provided. Customers can view their updated profile to confirm their edits have been made.
CTFlorists.net uses the information that we collect to set up Services for individuals and their organizations. We may also use the information to contact customers to further discuss customer interest in our company, the Services that we provide, and to send information regarding our company or partners, such as promotions and events. Customers may be invited to receive an email newsletter by providing an email address. Customer email addresses and any personal customer information will not be distributed or shared with any third parties. Customers can opt out of being contacted by us, or receiving such information from us, at any time by sending an email to info@CTFlorists.net. Separately, customers are also asked to provide an email address when registering for the Service, in order to receive a username and password. We may also email information regarding updates to the Service or company, and may send a Customer Newsletter. Again, email will not be distributed or shared and customers can opt out of receiving any communication by emailing info@CTFlorists.net at the time it is distributed, or at the time any customer registers for the Service.
CTFlorists.net may also collect certain information from visitors to and customers of the Site, such as Internet addresses. This information is logged to help diagnose technical problems, and to administer our Site in order to constantly improve the quality of the Service. We may also track and analyze non-identifying and aggregate usage and volume statistical information from our visitors and customers and provide such information to third parties.
When you interact with the CTFlorists.net Website we strive to make that experience easy and meaningful. When you come to our Web site, our Web server sends a cookie to your computer. Cookies are files that Web browsers place on a computer's hard drive and are used to tell us whether customers and visitors have visited the Site previously.
Standing alone, cookies do not identify you personally. They merely recognize your browser. Unless you choose to identify yourself to CTFlorists.net, either by responding to a promotional offer or opening an account, you remain anonymous to CTFlorists.net. Cookies come in two flavors: session and persistent-based. Session cookies exist only during an online session. They disappear from your computer when you close your browser software or turn off your computer. Persistent cookies remain on your computer after you've closed your browser or turned off your computer. They include such information as a unique identifier for your browser.
CTFlorists.net uses session cookies containing encrypted information to allow the system to uniquely identify you while you are logged in. This information allows CTFlorists.net to process your online transactions and requests. Session cookies help us make sure you are who you say you are after you've logged in and are required in order to use the CTFlorists.net application. CTFlorists.net uses persistent cookies, that only CTFlorists.net can read and use, to identify the fact that you are a CTFlorists.net customer or prior CTFlorists.net Website visitor (whatever the case may be). We are especially careful about the security and confidentiality of the information stored in persistent cookies. For example, we do not store account numbers or passwords in persistent cookies. Users who disable their Web browsers' ability to accept cookies will be able to browse our Website but will not be able to successfully use our service.
The Site contains links to other web sites. CTFlorists.net is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other web sites. Customers and visitors will need to check the policy statement of these others web sites to understand their policies. Customers and visitors who access a linked site may be disclosing their private information. It is the responsibility of the user to keep such information private and confidential.
Certain areas of our Site have security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the Data under our control. When these areas are accessed using Netscape Navigator, or Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 5.0 or higher, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology protects information using both server authentication and data encryption to help ensure that Data is safe, secure, and available only to you. CTFlorists.net also implements an advanced security method based on dynamic data and encoded session identifications, and hosts the Site in a secure server environment that uses a firewall and other advanced technology to prevent interference or access from outside intruders. Finally, CTFlorists.net provides unique user names and passwords that must be entered each time a customer logs on. These safeguards help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of Data.
CTFlorists.net offers its visitors and customers a means to choose how we may use information provided. If, at any time after registering for information or ordering Services, you change your mind about receiving information from us or about sharing your information with third parties, send us a request specifying your new choice. Simply send your request to info@CTFlorists.net.
Questions regarding this Statement or the practices of this Site should be directed to CTFlorists.net's Security Administrator by e-mailing such questions to security@CTFlorists.net.