Privacy Statement

Online Plant Guide is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Online Plant Guide Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Online Plant Guide website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Online Plant Guide collects information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Online Plant Guide. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Online Plant Guide for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Online Plant Guide Web site.

Online Plant Guide encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Online Plant Guide so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Online Plant Guide is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Online Plant Guide and Online Plant Guide family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Online Plant Guide does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, name, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Online Plant Guide keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Online Plant Guide, in order to determine what Online Plant Guide services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Online Plant Guide to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Use of Cookies

The Online Plant Guide web site uses Google advertising:
  • Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site.
  • Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

The Online Plant Guide Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Online Plant Guide's pages, or register with Online Plant Guide site or services, a cookie helps Online Plant Guide to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Online Plant Guide Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Online Plant Guide features that you customized.

You have the ability 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. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Online Plant Guide services or Web sites you visit.

Changes to this Statement

Online Plant Guide will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Online Plant Guide encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Online Plant Guide is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Online Plant Guide welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Online Plant Guide has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Online Plant Guide at We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.