Privacy Information Collection and Use
My Botanica Inc. the sole owner of the information collected on this site, MyBotanica.com and MyBotanica.com/shop. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to any outside parties, except as outlined in this policy. MyBotanica.com collects information from our users at several different points on our website in order to process orders and better serve you with pertinent information. Information collected includes name, shipping address, billing address, telephone numbers, e-mail address, and payment information such as credit card. MyBotanica.com/shop also requires you to submit a user name and password of your choice for future access to your information. Your user name and password is to remain confidential and you should not share this information with anyone.
In order to process your orders using this website, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give their contact information, which include name, e-mail, telephone number and physical address. This information is used to contact the user about the services on our site such as sending automated order status updates.
Most of the information collected in the registration process will be used to process orders. In the order process, a user must provide additional financial information such as credit card number, expiration date, money order, wire transfer or check information. This information is used for billing purposes and to fulfill customer's orders. If we have trouble processing an order, this contact information is used to get in touch with the user. We do not share your personal and financial information with any third parties. The only exception is when processing your credit card information with the merchant bank for authorization and approval. This process is protected by an enhanced security system. See Security paragraph for more details on security measures and procedures.
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. We do not distribute or share IP information with any third parties.
We use outside shipping companies to ship orders, and a credit card processing company to bill users for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.
MyBotanica.com is a California Corporation and shall abide by all federal and state laws. My Botanica Inc. shall disclose any personally identifiable information when required to by law.
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware My Botanica Inc. not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.
Rating Products and Reviews
My Botanica Inc. provides a product-rating feature that allows customers to rate the quality of the product. Our review system also allows for customers to leave written comments to further elaborate their experience with the product. All ratings and review comments are pre-screened by a moderator before posting to the site. The moderator may choose to disregard or eliminate comments that do not meet the guidelines. Guidelines include that all comments are truthful and non-offensive. Guidelines do not permit the posting of personal information or information for the purpose of personal gain.
All posted rating information and review comments are viewable to all customers browsing the MyBotanica.com site. This information is exclusive to the MyBotanica.com site and is not sent to any third party sites. My Botanica Inc. is not responsible for the comments or actions of customers based on the information posted on the site.
My Botanica's website takes every precaution to protect our users' information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and off-line.
When our registration/order form asks users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number), that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry - SSL. Our SSL technology is the most advanced 128bit encryption by Geotrust. To learn more about SSL, follow this link www.geotrust.com.
If you choose to receive special offers, My Botanica Inc. may send you such pertinent information. Our special offers are sent only to customers who grant My Botanica Inc. permission to send such information. My Botanica Inc. does not share your information with third parties and does not solicit outside parties to send special offers on our behalf.
Out of respect for the privacy of our users we present the option to not receive these types of communications. At the time of your order, you may opt to not receive special offers and news by un-checking the appropriate field. Furthermore, all special offers are sent via e-mail and have a "remove link" if you wish to no longer receive special offers and news. Otherwise, customers may occasionally receive information on products, services, special deals or news. Please see our choice and opt-out below for further details of how to be removed from our mailing list.
Correction/Updating/Reviewing Personal Information
Customers may change or review their recorded account information such as address or e-mail thought our website at or by going to the home page at MyBotanica.com/shop and clicking on the "my account" button. You must have your username and password in order to access your account.
My Botanica Inc. does not use customer's information for contact other than MyBotanica.com pertinent business. MyBotanica.com does not share our customer's personal information with any outside parties. However, for customers who wish to opt-out or be removed from MyBotanica.com special offers and related news, MyBotanica.com provides several methods to accomplish this request. Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter or promotional materials may opt-out of receiving these communications by un-checking the permission to send field when processing their order. They may also send us email to orders@MyBotanica.com with a request to be removed. Finally, they may also use the link provided with all communications to automatically unsubscribe.