Privacy Policy

Catrina’s Garden is committed to maintaining the privacy and protection of your personal information. This privacy policy tells you what information we collect on our website and how we use it. By using Catrina’s Garden website, you are consenting to information collection and our use practices which are described in this privacy policy, this may be modified from time to time.

Information That We Collect –
The information we collect falls into two categories: (1) information that you supply when you register to receive emails or comment on the website, and (2) tracking information that is collected when you navigate through our website.

Personally Identifying Information –
Catrina’s Garden may include registration, comment forms, online surveys, and other online forms that ask users to provide their names, e-mail addresses, and other contact information. This is done only to allow certain functions of our site to operate. We do not sell or distribute in any way your personal information.

Our shopping cart does not store your name and e-mail on our website but we do get an email from PayPal  that gives us this information so that we know where to mail your  package and how to contact you. It is only used as a contact for your order and we will send you our newsletter via email. If you don’t wish to get our emails you can easily unsubscribe using the link at the bottom of the email. We don’t share your email with any other businesses or use it in any other way.

Your contact information that you enter is not stored on our website. It is stored on other websites like Mail Chimp mail service and/or PayPal. These sites have higher levels of security to keep your information safe.  We do not store your credit card information on our website.

Catrina’s Garden does not actively or knowingly collect information from people 18 or under, consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998.

Tracking Information –
Cookies – We may use the standard “cookies” feature of major browser applications that let us store a small piece of data on your computer, information that tells us about your visit to our Web site. We do not set any personally identifiable information in cookies. We do not employ data capture mechanisms other than cookies. Cookies help us to learn which pages of our website are being viewed and which pages need improvement. You can decide whether to accept cookies by changing the settings on your browser. If you choose to disable this function, your experience at Catrina’s Garden (and most other websites that you visit) may be diminished, and some features may not work as they were intended.

Click Tracking. As is true of with most websites, Catrina’s Garden gathers information automatically and stores it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and click stream data. We use this information to analyze trends, administer the site, track users’ movements around the site and gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. Except as noted in this document, we do not link automatically-collected data to personal information.

IP Addresses – Each user’s IP address is logged with each visit and each action performed on Catrina’s Garden. This information is not provided to the third parties, except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, and is logged only for a temporary period of time. IP address information is linked to personal information, and may be used in an effort to block a “banned” user from accessing the Site. This is how most commonly used SPAM filters work.

Advertising – We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. This is necessary in order to pay for our “free services”. 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 customize ad content so that advertisements are about goods and services of interest to you. Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads based on your visit to this site and other sites on the Internet. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

How Your Information Will Be Used –
Personal Information –  We don’t share your personal information with third parties without your consent, except as necessary to provide you with services offered by us that you have purchased or asked for, or to comply with the law. We may use your personal information to verify your identity, to check your qualifications, or to follow up with transactions that you initiated on the website. We send out and e-newsletter two to three times a year. We may use your contact information to inform you of changes to Catrina’s Garden, or to send you additional information about Catrina’s Garden including sales and promotions. You will have the opportunity to “opt out” from this service at any time. Once you opt out we will never re-add your name. If you wish to get our newsletter after opting out you would have to sign up yourself using our form in the side bar, we cannot re-add you.

Anonymous Information – We use anonymous information to analyze our Site traffic, but we do not examine this information for individually identifying information. In addition, we may use anonymous IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our site, or to display the content according to your preferences.

Use of Cookies – We may use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests. Promotions or advertisements displayed on our site may contain cookies. We do not have access to or control over information collected by outside advertisers on our site.

Disclosure of Personal Information – We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Catrina’s Garden, (2) protect and defend the rights or property of Catrina’s Garden or the users of this site, or (3) act under circumstances to protect the safety of the public or users of this site.

Security –
At Catrina’s Garden we take security very seriously. Catrina’s Garden has security measures in place to prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information that we obtain from you, these include use of a higher level (not shared) server, use of SiteLock security scanning and repair service, and any sensitive information (including any contact information) being stored in separate databases segmented away from our website files as well as Wordfence security plugin. We monitor our site continuously to make sure that WordPress and any plugins or themes that we use are always the latest versions. But, even though we take every possible prevention measure, we make no assurances about our ability to prevent any such loss, misuse, to you or to any third party arising out of any such loss, misuse, or alteration.

Comments –
Catrina’s Garden may include interactive forms such as comments, forums and guest bloggers. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. Anything posted on Catrina’s Garden may be reused or displayed again.

Third Party Websites –
Catrina’s Garden links to other websites. If you choose to visit other websites, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those other websites, and it is your responsibility to review the privacy policies at those websites to confirm that you understand and agree with their policies.

Updates and Changes –
We reserve the right to update, or modify this privacy policy simply by modifying this document on Catrina’s Garden, and without notice to you. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting on the site. It is your responsibility to review this privacy policy to ensure that you continue to agree with all of its terms.

Disputes –
You will indemnify and hold us harmless from any and all damages, losses, and expenses of any kind (including reasonable legal fees and costs) related to claims, actions, content, information or actions against you by others outside of Catrina’s Garden.

Catrina’s Garden cannot accept any legal responsibility for errors or omissions. We are not responsible for any injury or damage caused by incorrect information on the site. We do not knowingly infringe on copyright and we are committed to protect the intellectual property of third parties.

Our plants and products are generally “safe” however we cannot be held responsible for use which was not intended such as ingestion or any use other than ornamental use of a plant.

User Removal and Content Removal –
Catrina’s Garden may remove any member at any time from the site for any reason we deem appropriate. We may modify or delete any content without your approval. We will however notify you if we would need to do this and out reasons for it. We strictly forbid SPAM and will remove all messages that “feel like” SPAM. We remove off topic comments, copied comments and multiple comments where people are just trying to get link backs to their site. We must do this in order to keep the content interesting for our readers. We apologize if legitimate comments are removed in error.