It's important that you read the Tropical Plants and Flowers Guide
that your privacy is important. This document outlines the types of
personal information we receive and collect when you use
www.tropical-plants-and-flowers-guide.com, as well as some of the steps
we take to safeguard information. We hope this will help you make an
informed decision about sharing personal information with us.
www.tropical-plants-and-flowers-guide.com strives to maintain the
highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in all our
operations. Likewise, we are dedicated to protecting our customers',
consumers' and online visitors' privacy on our website.
www.tropical-plants-and-flowers-guide.com collects personally
identifiable information from the visitors to our website only on a
voluntary basis. Personal information collected on a voluntary basis
may include name, postal address, email address, company name and
This information is collected if you request information from us,
participate in a contest or sweepstakes, and sign up to join our email
list or request some other service or information from us. The
information collected is internally reviewed, used to improve the
content of our website, notify our visitors of updates, and respond to
Once information is reviewed, it is discarded or stored in our files.
If we make material changes in the collection of personally
identifiable information we will inform you by placing a notice on our
site. Personal information received from any visitor will be used only
for internal purposes and will not be sold or provided to third
Cookies are identifiers that are transferred to your computer's hard
drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your
browser. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you
have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize the
sites pages, or register with any of our site's services, a cookie
enables www.tropical-plants-and-flowers-guide.com to recall your
specific information on subsequent visits.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying your Web
browser; however, if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able
to fully experience the interactive features of the site.
A web beacon is a transparent image file used to monitor your journey
around a single website or collection of sites. They are also referred
to as web bugs and are commonly used by sites that hire third-party
services to monitor traffic. They may be used in association with
cookies to understand how visitors interact with the pages and content
on the pages of a web site.
beacons in the course of ads being served on our web site to ascertain
how many times you've seen an advertisement. No personally identifiable
information you give us is provided to them for cookie or web beacon
use, so they cannot personally identify you with that information on
our web site.
Some third-party advertisements may be provided by Google,which uses
cookies to serve ads on this site. Google uses theDART cookie, which
enables it to serve ads to our users basedon their visits to this site
and other sites on the Web. Youmay opt out of the use of the DART
cookie by visiting the Google
Browsers can be set to accept or reject cookies or notify you when a
cookie is being sent. Privacy software can be used to override web
beacons. Taking either of these actions shouldn't cause a problem with
our site, should you so choose.
Children's Online Privacy
This website is directed to adults; it is not directed to children
under the age of 13. We operate our site in compliance with the
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, and will not knowingly
collect or use personal information from anyone under 13 years of age.
In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not
personally identifiable. We use this information, which does not
identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site,
to track users' movements around the site and to gather demographic
information about our user base as a whole. The information collected
is used solely for internal review and not shared with other
organizations for commercial purposes.
Release of Information
If www.tropical-plants-and-flowers-guide.com is sold, the information
we have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in our
site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale in order that
the service being provided to you may continue. In that event, you will
receive notice through our website of that change in control and
practices, and we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the
purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make of us.
How You Can Correct or
to protect your personal information. If you have submitted personal
information through our website and would like that information deleted
from our records or would like to update or correct that information,
please click on this link and/or use our Contact Us page.
Updates and Effective Date
www.tropical-plants-and-flowers-guide.com reserves the right to make
changes in this policy. If there is a material change in our privacy
practices, we will indicate on our site that our privacy practices have
to periodically review this policy so that you will know what
information we collect and how we use it.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit
our website. These companies may use information (not including your
name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to
this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods
and services of interest to you.
Your Internet Protocol ("IP") address is usually associated with the
place from which you enter the Internet, like your Internet Service
Provider, your company or your university. We may use your IP address
to help diagnose problems with our server, gather broad demographic
information, and administer our website.
Kids and Parents
Although there is not - nor ever will be - anything intentionally
offensive on my website, it is not intended for use by children,
especially those under age 13. No one under age 13 is allowed to
provide any personal information. Minors between the ages of 13 and 17
must get the permission of their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) before
making purchases or asking questions on this site.
If your children disclose information about themselves in publicly
accessible areas of the Website, they may get unsolicited messages from
other parties. Accordingly, you should tell them not to do so. If
you're worried about your children's activities or their privacy on our
our "Contact Me" page.If you have other concerns or questions about any
aspect of this policy, you may also e-mail me at my "Contact Me"
section of the website.. I welcome your questions and feedback.
Additional Note: Google
If you elect to click on an ad generated by Google AdSense, make note
of their policies as follows:
Google Advertising Cookie and Privacy Policies
What is the DoubleClick DART cookie?
The DoubleClick DART cookie is used by Google in the ads served on
publisher websites displaying AdSense for content ads. When users visit
an AdSense publisher's website and either view or click on an ad, a
cookie may be dropped on that end user's browser. The data gathered
from these cookies will be used to help AdSense publishers better serve
and manage the ads on their site(s) and across the web.
Google and the DoubleClick DART cookie:
site. * Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your
users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the
Internet. * Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting
Because publisher sites and laws across countries vary, we're unable to
review resources such as the Network Advertising Initiative, or NAI,
which suggests the following language for data collection of
non-personally identifying information: We use third-party advertising
companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may
use information (not including your name, address, email address, or
telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order
to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
If you would like more information about this practice and to know your
choices about not having this information used by these companies,
You can find additional information in Appendix A of the NAI
Self-Regulatory principles for publishers (PDF). Please note that the
NAI may change this sample language at any time. For more information,
you can read Google's policy on Adsense here:
Google Ad and
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