Last Updated: November 2023
As enthusiasts of botanical knowledge and nature’s wonders, we understand the importance of privacy in the digital age. Our website is designed to be a safe, informative, and engaging platform for our community, respecting the privacy and integrity of each individual who visits our site.
This policy applies to all information collected through your interaction with our website. We do not collect personal information about our visitors unless they choose to provide that information to us. This transparency extends to our handling of any data you might share.
Thank you for being a part of our community at BotanicalSpirit.com.
At BotanicalSpirit.com, we prioritize your privacy and handle your personal information with care. We collect personal information only when you voluntarily provide it to us. This may occur in several instances, such as:
- When you leave comments: If you choose to leave comments on our site, you may be asked to provide your name and email address. This information is used solely for the purpose of identifying you as the commenter and is not used for any other purpose or shared with any third parties.
- Contact inquiries: Should you contact us through any available channels, we may collect your name, email address, and any other information you provide in your message to address your inquiry effectively.
Non-Personal Information and Cookies
- Usage data: This includes information about how you interact with our website, such as the pages you visit, the time spent on those pages, and other similar usage metrics.
- Device and browser information: We may gather information about the device and browser you use to access our site, including the type of device, operating system, and browser type. This helps us optimize our website for better performance and accessibility.
- Cookies: Cookies are small data files stored on your device that help us improve your experience on our site. They enable us to remember your preferences and understand your usage patterns. You have the option to disable cookies through your browser settings, but please note that doing so may affect the functionality of our website.
Use of Collected Information
The information we collect is used to:
- Enhance your browsing experience.
- Respond to your inquiries or comments.
- Improve our website’s content and functionality.
- Ensure the security and integrity of our website.
We do not share, sell, rent, or trade your personal information with third parties for their commercial purposes.
Commitment to Security
At BotanicalSpirit.com, the security of your personal information is of utmost importance to us. We are committed to protecting your data from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. To this end, we have implemented a variety of security measures designed to safeguard the information we collect.
Our security measures include, but are not limited to:
- Secure Server Technology: Our website is hosted on secure servers, and we use industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving consumer data exchanged with our site.
- Regular Updates: We regularly update our website and its associated systems to incorporate the latest security features and to protect against unauthorized access, viruses, and other security threats.
- Limited Access: Access to your personal data is strictly limited to personnel who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, customer service). Our employees are kept up-to-date on our privacy and security practices.
- Data Breach Procedures: In the unlikely event of a data breach, we have procedures in place to swiftly respond to and resolve the issue. We will take all necessary steps to minimize any potential harm and will notify affected individuals as required by law.
While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, it’s important to note that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. We encourage users to take their own steps in protecting their personal information online, including choosing strong passwords, keeping software up-to-date, and being aware of phishing attempts.
Changes to Our Security Practices
Third-Party Links and Social Sharing
At BotanicalSpirit.com, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. Therefore, we have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Social Sharing Features
Our website may offer social media sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the Facebook “Like” button), which let you share actions you take on our site with other media, and vice versa. The use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the entity that provides the social sharing feature.
Data Collection by Third Parties
User Discretion Advised
Strict Age Limitation
BotanicalSpirit.com is strictly intended for individuals who are 21 years of age or older. In accordance with this policy, we do not collect, use, or disclose personal information from individuals under the age of 21 under any circumstances.
Compliance and Enforcement
Our commitment to this age restriction is unwavering, and we take active steps to enforce it. We implement age verification measures upon entry to our site or when collecting personal information to ensure compliance with this policy.
No Collection of Children’s Data
Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and other relevant laws, we do not knowingly engage in any data collection from, or marketing to, individuals under the age of 21. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personal information from an individual under 21, we will take immediate steps to delete such information from our records.
Users of BotanicalSpirit.com are required to confirm that they are 21 years of age or older. Providing false information regarding age is a violation of our terms of service and may result in access restrictions and account termination.
If you believe that we might have any information from or about an individual under 21, please contact us promptly. We take these concerns seriously and will investigate and address them swiftly.