Shopping at www.bromeliad.com is safe. You can access our website home page and browse our site without disclosing your personal data. If you wish to make a purchase on our website, you may choose to register with us and provide personal information such as name, address, phone number and credit card information. Personal data that you enter is transmitted to our website in a secure manner using a Security Certificate provided by the leading internet security firm, GeoTrust* and the most widely used security protocol, SSL (Secured Socket Layer**). Your personal information is then stored behind multiple layers of security on our website. You may see logos on our website saying “RapidSSL” or “Secured by RapidSSL”. RapidSSL is a subsidiary of GeoTrust, a highly trusted, internationally recognized certificate authority.
*GeoTrust, is the leading provider of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and digital certificate solutions used by websites and consumers to conduct secure communications and transactions over the internet and private networks. Be sure that you are ordering in a Secure Mode: When your browser is in a secure mode, you will notice an unbroken key or lock at the top left corner of the page.
**Secure Socket Layer (SSL) means your personal information, including credit card number, is encrypted and is readable only by our order-processing department. Browsers that allow for SSL technology: We recommend using Netscape version 3.02 or later, or Microsoft Internet Explorer version 3.02 or later. For AOL software users, version 4.0 or later is recommended. While on a secure page, such as our order form, the lock icon on the bottom of Web browsers such as Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to un-locked, or open, when you are just surfing. During checkout you will also notice your browser’s URL begins with “HTTPS” which means secure encrypted checkout is active. While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line. All of our users’ information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices.
Because of the dynamic nature of our website and the internet, cookies are used to enable visitors to place orders on our website. A cookie is a small file stored on your computer that identifies you to our website. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. Once the user closes their browser, the cookie simply terminates.
Log Files - we may 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 collect information about our visitors from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organizations.
This 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.
We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorized modification and accidental loss. All of our employees and data processors who have access to and are associated with the processing of personal data are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors' personal data. We ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to State institutions and authorities except if required by law or other regulation. If you have any further privacy concerns regarding the use of our website, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We request information from the user on our secure order form. Here a user must provide contact information (like name and address) and financial information (like credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill customers’ orders. If we have trouble processing an order, this contact information is used to get in touch with the user.
We may share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.
We use outside credit card processing companies such as Paypal© to bill users for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes. We partner with other parties to provide specific services. When the user signs up for these services, we will share names, or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.
This web site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that bromeliad.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or other policies 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.
Newsletter and Special Offers
If a user wishes to subscribe to our newsletter, we ask for contact information such as name and email address. Newsletters are not sent more than twice a month.
We will occasionally send information on products, services, special deals via newsletter and posts on our Facebook page. Out of respect to our users we present the option to not receive these types of communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter email or replying to us by email.
Notification of Changes
Last updated: 10/17/2014