Your Security & Privacy Are Important to Us
Collection and Use of Information
Sale, Trade or Rental of Personally Identifiable Information
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In general, you can visit our Site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. In order to better provide you with numerous products and services, our Site collects two types of information about its visitors: Personally Identifiable Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information.
1. Non-Personally Identifiable Information
When you visit our Site, we may collect some basic Non-Personally Identifiable Information about you. This information may include information regarding your operating system, browser software, and IP (Internet Protocol) address. Non-Personally Identifiable Information is collected in order to provide you with satisfactory service. We may use the information to detect problems with our server and to administer our Site. In addition, Non-Personally Identifiable Information is compiled by us and analyzed on an aggregate basis.
2. Personally Identifiable Information
When you sign up for our mailing list, we request that you send us Personally Identifiable Information. This information lets us know the specifics of who you are and can be used to identify or contact you. Personally Identifiable Information may consist of: your name, your business name, address, telephone number, email address, and any other information you may provide us ("Personally Identifiable Information" ). We use Personally Identifiable Information for internal purposes, such as confirming your subscription or registration, analyzing trends and statistics, informing you of our new products, services and offers. Personally Identifiable Information is compiled by us and analyzed on both a personal and an aggregated basis.
We may combine Personally Identifiable Information with publicly available information about you that we may receive from third parties. We use that combined information to enhance and personalize your shopping experience with us, to communicate with you about our products and for other promotional purposes.
We may contract with third-party companies or persons to provide certain services including distribution, data management, promotional services, etc. ("Service Providers"). We provide our Service Providers with the information needed for them to perform these services. We also ask our Service Providers to confirm that their privacy practices are consistent with ours.3. Placing an Order
Personal information you provide to us online or in person to subscribe to our mailing list is automatically saved and stored by us. This includes information such as your name, email address, and telephone number(s). Also from time to time we may disclose certain personal information (names, postal addresses, and non-sensitive transactional information such as your purchase history, amounts paid and products ordered) to direct marketing companies for trade or rental purposes.
The recipient phone number, which you furnish to us when you place an in-store order, is used for delivery purposes. On some occasions, the recipient may be called to schedule delivery. To maintain our high quality standards, we will occasionally contact recipients to ensure satisfaction with their gift.
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Cookies: Like many other commercial sites, our Site utilizes standard technologies called "cookies" and clear GIFs to collect information about how our Site is used. A cookie is a small data text file, which a Web site stores on your computer's hard drive (if your Web browser permits) that can later be retrieved to identify you to us. Cookies were designed to help a Web site recognize a user's browser as a previous visitor and thus save and remember any preferences that may have been set while the user was browsing the site. A cookie cannot be read by a Web site other than the one that set the cookie. Cookies can identify which parts of a site have been visited. For instance, cookies allow us to pre-populate (or fill in) an email field with your email address if you revisit our Site. When you click through to our Site from a promotional email, our Service Provider may send a cookie to your hard drive recording your IP address and other related information.
Clear GIFs: Some of our Service Providers may employ clear GIFs (also known as pixel tags, single pixel GIFs, web beacons or action tags) for our benefit to help us measure advertising effectiveness. Clear GIFs help us better manage content on our Site by informing us of what content is effective. Clear GIFs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of our users. The main difference between the two is that clear GIFs are invisible on the page and are much smaller, about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. Clear GIFs are not tied to your Personally Identifiable Information. Our Service Providers may use clear GIFs: (i) in HTML based emails to determine which emails have been opened by recipients; (ii) to track the visitor traffic on our Site. These clear GIFs allow us to measure the usage of our Site by our visitors and the effectiveness of certain communications and marketing campaigns. We may also use clear GIFs in a similar manner in our own emails and on our Site. Clear GIFs can "work with" existing cookies on a computer if they are both from the same Web site or advertising company. That means, for example, that if a person visited "www.companyX.com", which uses an advertising company's clear GIF, the Web site would match the clear GIFs identifier and the advertising company's cookie ID number, to show the past online behavior for that computer. This collected information can be shared with the advertising company. We may provide such information to our Service Providers but that information can only be used by our Service Providers for our benefit.
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5. Surveys and Research
In an effort to improve our Site and services, we occasionally request that some customers and recipients voluntarily complete surveys, which may be collected by an independent third party. Individual survey answers are confidential, although non-personal information may be collected and disclosed to third parties. If you do not wish to participate in a survey, simply decline to participate when asked.
6. Mergers and Acquisitions
In the event of a merger, consolidation, or sale or transfer of all or substantially all of the assets of Market Flowers, one of the assets which would generally be transferred to the purchasing or new entity is the information we collect from our customers and store in our customer database. However, the use of this information by any purchasing or surviving entity would be governed by the terms of this Policy, as amended from time to time, including any amendment after such transaction. You, of course, will continue to have the right to opt-out of sharing your information with third parties.
7. Cooperation with Law Enforcement
We will disclose Personally Identifiable Information, after subpoena or written request, to cooperate with a law enforcement investigation. We reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we in good faith believe to be unlawful.
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Despite all reasonable security precautions and processes, such as password protection, encryption technology, and use of firewall technology, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your Personally Identifiable Information, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to or from our Site, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we will take commercially reasonable precautions to protect its security on our systems.
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We only share Personally Identifiable Information with businesses that we believe to be reputable and that can provide you with offers and information that we think will be of interest to you. If you would like to opt-out of Market Flowers providing your name and email address to third parties, please follow the procedure outlined in the Opt Out / Modify section below. We may offer free promotional emails and send promotional direct mail for products and/or services offered on our Site or from businesses that we believe are reputable, as a service to our prior customers from our Site. You have several options for altering or removing your information from our database at any time: see "Opt Out / Modify" section below.
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Our Sites may contain links to other Web sites. Privacy policies on such linked sites may be different from our Policy. We are not responsible for the privacy practices and content of these third-party Web sites. You access such linked sites at your own risk. We urge you to follow safe Internet practices and do not supply Personal Information to these Web sites unless you have verified their security and privacy policies.
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We take special care to protect the safety and privacy of children. Our Site is a general audience site. It is the policy of Market Flowers not to collect personal information on any person under the age of 13 and we request that any person under age 13 not submit any personal information via our site.
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We want to communicate with you only if you want to hear from us.
We do not send unsolicited promotional email and we respect our customers' mail preferences. MarketFlowersMpls.com gives you options for altering or removing your information from the database at any time.
To unsubscribe from promotional emails and our mailing list follow the link on the subscribe page or listed in your email. Please be sure to include your email address, full name, and specifically what information you do not want to receive. You may also unsubscribe or opt-out of receiving promotional emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in any of the promotional emails that we send you. Once your unsubscribe request is processed, we will not send you further promotional emails from that site from which you have requested to be unsubscribed, unless you opt back into receiving promotional emails from our Site.
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By subscribing to the Market Flowers mailing list you consent to the use of your Personally Identifiable Information by Market Flowers in the manner specified in this Policy. We, however, have the option to change, modify, or add to the terms and conditions of the Policy at any time. We will inform you of any material changes by posting the revised Policy on our Site 30 days prior to implementing the change. Any customer who does not agree to the revised Policy has the option to opt-out. The Policy will go into effect on the date posted. The new Policy will apply to all current and past users of our Site and will replace any prior policies that are inconsistent.
In addition, if you provide data about other individuals (such as gift recipients), you agree that you have obtained consent from each such individual to the submission and processing of such information to the terms of this Policy.back to top