Security & Privacy
Your Security and Privacy Are Important to Us
Safe transactions and the protection of your privacy are of the utmost importance to Alma Florist, Ltd. – 416-5 Flower. To help our customers understand our commitment to security and privacy, we’ve outlined our policy in detail.
Ordering from our network of 5-Flower Florists Online is easy, convenient, and very safe. The 5-Flower Florists Online Network uses 128-bit encryption, to secure every transaction. This encrypts (128 bit) all the personal information that you send us (including credit card numbers, names, addresses, and telephone numbers) so that your private information cannot be read by anyone as it travels over the Internet.
The 5-Flower site also uses the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology with 128-bit encryption. Encryption is the scrambling of data into a code that is unreadable to anyone who does not have the key that deciphers it. Only you and 5-Flower, Inc. have the key to unlock your code. With 5-Flower Florists Online, all your account information is protected by 128-bit encryption to maintain the privacy and confidentiality of your data. To take advantage of this security, you must use an Internet browser that supports 128-bit encryption.
If you choose to open an account with Alma Florist, Ltd. – 416-5 Flower your password will be your personal, secret entry code to the 5-Flower Florists Online Network for use with both Alma Florist, Ltd. – 416-5 Flower and any of the floral web sites you choose to shop with. Your password is needed to access any account areas. Your password keeps your account information private and secure. You can change your password as many times as you like.
Collection and Use of Information
When you place an order, we require you to provide us with personal contact and billing information, including your address and telephone number. We use this information to give you a customized experience and to process the orders that you place with us.
When you place an order, your account information is saved only if you ask us to save it. When you do our database stores your billing and delivery information and automatically transfers it to the order form each time you place an order. This way you do not have to re-enter this information each time you return to order.
If you open an account, you have access to an address book that includes addresses and other contact information about persons to whom you have sent flowers or gifts. You can view or edit information on your address book at any time.
Recipient information is used for delivery purposes. On some occasions, the recipient may be called to schedule delivery.
At the time of registering for an account, you also have the option to opt in for our additional services, which include a personal date reminder service and a free online address book. We use your contact information so that you may take full advantage of these interactive tools. You have the option to opt out of these additional services at any time.
When you visit the 5-Flower website, we would like you to be aware of the fact that we do collect some basic non-identifying information. This specifically includes information regarding your operating system, browser software, and IP (Internet Protocol) address. This information is collected in order to provide you with satisfactory service. We may use the information to detect problems with our server and/or to aid in the administration of our network of floral web sites.
When making purchases with our web site your credit card will be authorized and charged by each individual florist upon receipt of the order information.
As always, consumers making purchases must have a valid credit card, be at least 18 years of age or older, and have a good credit standing.