Privacy Policy


What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, make a donation or payment, fill out a form, agree to fundraise for us, contact us, or apply for a volunteer program. When you take any of the above actions on our site, you may be asked to enter your name, nickname, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit/debit card or bank account information, and date of birth. If you apply for a volunteer program, you may also be asked to enter the name, mailing address, and phone number of a relative or friend whom we may contact in case of emergency. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in the following ways: To personalize your experience of using our website and to improve our website based on the information and feedback we receive from you, to respond to your customer service requests and support needs more effectively, to process donation and payment transactions, and to perform background checks and reference checks as part of evaluating your application to participate in a volunteer program

The email address and mailing address you provide for payment, donation or application processing may be used to send you periodic information and updates pertaining to your payment, donation or application and occasional news, updates, related product, program or service information, etc.

Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails or mailings, please visit the contact page of this website and use the form there to send an unsubscribe request.

Your information and that of your personal contacts, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested or processing a payment or donation transaction you authorize.

How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you make a donation or payment, place an order, or enter, submit, or access your personal information.

We use a secure server. All supplied sensitive/personal/financial information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our payment gateway provider's database only to be accessible by those who are authorized to have special access rights to such systems and who are required to keep the information confidential.

Your credit/debit card numbers and bank account details are never received by nor stored on our servers.

Do we use cookies?
We only use cookies in the shop section of this website to enable us to store the contents of your shopping cart. None of your personal information, preferences or payment details are stored in the cookies.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, processing credit/debit card or bank account transactions, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect our or others' rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Online Privacy Policy Only
This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your Consent
By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, send an email notifying you of any changes, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on September 17, 2016.

Contacting Us
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

website contact form
mailing address:
Buds to Blossoms
2411 Ivy Dr
Oakland, CA 94606
USA

phone: +1 800 408 7102