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Thank you for visiting The Flower Cart Online Store website "ShopTheCart.com" or "ShopTheFlowerCart.com".
Protecting consumer privacy is very important to us. Our Online Privacy Statement is available to inform you about our collection and use of personal information so that you can make informed choices about how your own information is collected and used. This Online Privacy Statement reflects The Flower Cart policies covering personal information collected at this website on or after the effective date shown above.
We believe that information used responsibly benefits consumers and the economy, whether it is information we house on behalf of consumers conducting transactions or information we collect on behalf of our business clients. For example, we use consumer information every day to ensure fast and accurate processing of hundreds of thousands of money transfers. In addition, The Flower Cart strives to better serve our customers by offering goods and services that we believe fit their needs and interests. When identifying an opportunity, The Flower Cart may use consumer information it has collected in an effort to identify consumers who may be interested in that opportunity. For more than few years, consumers and businesses have relied on The Flower Cart for safe and reliable service. The relationships we have developed through the years have been established based on mutual trust. Each day we and employees and agents strive to reinforce our commitment to our clients and consumers. Central to that commitment is ensuring that we abide by a set of privacy policies, which are outlined below. These policies guide us in the collection and use of information as well as employee responsibilities in protecting your privacy. We use personal information about consumers only in a manner consistent with these policies.
Collection of informationThe Flower Cart collects personal information in order to offer or provide goods and services to consumers and our customers. We may obtain this information from a variety of sources:
- Directly from customer applications, questionnaires and other materials submitted to us by customers;
- From transactions in which The Flower Cart and consumers are involved;
- From clickthru activity on our web sites; and
- From a variety of third-party sources, such as our business customers, government repositories, consumer reporting agencies and other financial institutions.
Disclosure of informationThe Flower Cart does not disclose customer information to third parties without first giving customers an opportunity to opt-out of certain kinds of disclosures. There are some disclosures to third parties that are not subject to the opt-out, such as disclosures necessary to effect, administer or enforce a transaction requested by you, to companies that perform services for us or to prevent fraud.
Finally, The Flower Cart may disclose information about former customers to third parties and companies with which The Flower Cart is affiliated, as well as unaffiliated third parties. Those disclosures may consist of the following:
- Financial background information describing a customer's financial status;
- Identification information, such as name and address data;
- Transaction information, such as account activity, debit activity or credit activity; and
- Other information relating to financial matters.
Recipients of informationThe Flower Cart may disclose consumer information to companies affiliated with The Flower Cart and to companies or other parties not affiliated with The Flower Cart
(subject to consumers' opt-out rights).These recipients include:
- Financial institutions, such as banks, credit card companies and brokerage houses;
- Companies that process transactions or provide other services for us;
- Government agencies; and
- In addition, under United States law The Flower Cart is permitted to disclose customer information to certain recipients, like credit reporting.
We are committed to protecting the confidentiality of personal consumer informationThe Flower Cart limits access to personal information to those employees of The Flower Cart and its affiliates who need it to fulfill their business responsibilities.
Employees must adhere to The Flower Cart privacy policies. Employees violating these policies may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal.
Vendors and other outside contractors we engage are subject to our contractual requirements to ensure that sensitive personal information is safeguarded.
We use appropriate security safeguardsAt The Flower Cart, security is a priority. We employ appropriate measures to protect consumer information against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. These may include, among others, encryption, physical access security and other appropriate technologies. The Flower Cart continually reviews and enhances its security systems, as necessary.
We maintain procedures to assure the quality of information we collect and where applicable, we will inform consumers about how they can access their personal information and make corrections if necessary.The Flower Cart employs appropriate measures to assure the quality of information we collect directly from consumers. Where The Flower Cart collects information directly from consumers or sources other than our business customers, we permit them, if possible, to dispute or correct any erroneous or out-of-date personally identifiable information. Of course, this correction would not be possible if the information is proprietary to one of our business customers, reflects historical transaction information or if correction would violate the privacy or legal rights of a third party. Where applicable, we abide by laws related to such information. You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a written request that credibly shows error. We reserve the right to independently verify claims made. To protect your privacy and security, we also will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before making corrections. We reserve the right to assess a service charge for providing you any information in connection with your request.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
For the exhaustive list of cookies we collect see the List of cookies we collect section below.
Website is not directed at children under the age of 13Our website is not directed at children under the age of 13 and The Flower Cart does not collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under the age of 13.
Website may be linked to other websitesThe Flower Cart may create links to third party websites. The Flower Cart is not responsible for the content or privacy practices employed by websites that are linked from our website.
Opt out rightThe Flower Cart may disclose consumer information to third parties as described earlier in this notice. Many of these disclosures are beneficial to consumers because they permit goods and services of interest to consumers to be offered to consumers at attractive rates. We strive to give consumers choices about how their data will be used. You have the right to opt-out of (direct us not to make) these disclosures when the consumer information is about you. Of course, there are some disclosures to third parties that are not subject to the opt-out, such as disclosures necessary to effect, administer or enforce a transaction requested by you, to companies that perform services for us or to prevent fraud. When you use this service, you will be asked whether you wish to opt out. If you wish to opt out, simply check the appropriate box and submit your choice.
If you have any questions or indeed comments about our Online Privacy Statement,or for some reason believe we have not adhered to our statement, please e-mail the The Flower Cart Data Protection Officer: customer.service@ShopTheCart.com.
We may alter this statement as needed for certain products and services and to abide by local laws or regulations around the world. The Flower Cart reserves the right to amend or modify this statement from time to time. We urge you to review this statement whenever you visit in order to obtain the most current statement. You may change your choices at any time.
The table below lists the cookies we may collect and what information they store.
|COOKIE name||COOKIE Description|
|CART||The association with your shopping cart.|
|CATEGORY_INFO||Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly.|
|COMPARE||The items that you have in the Compare Products list.|
|CURRENCY||Your preferred currency|
|CUSTOMER||An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.|
|CUSTOMER_AUTH||An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.|
|CUSTOMER_INFO||An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.|
|CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS||Stores the Customer Segment ID|
|EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE||A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.|
|FRONTEND||You sesssion ID on the server.|
|GUEST-VIEW||Allows guests to edit their orders.|
|LAST_CATEGORY||The last category you visited.|
|LAST_PRODUCT||The most recent product you have viewed.|
|NEWMESSAGE||Indicates whether a new message has been received.|
|NO_CACHE||Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.|
|PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART||A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.|
|POLL||The ID of any polls you have recently voted in.|
|POLLN||Information on what polls you have voted on.|
|RECENTLYCOMPARED||The items that you have recently compared.|
|STF||Information on products you have emailed to friends.|
|STORE||The store view or language you have selected.|
|VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS||The products that you have recently viewed.|
|WISHLIST||An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.|
|WISHLIST_CNT||The number of items in your Wishlist.|