Privacy, Security and Copyright Information
COPYRIGHT & TRADEMARK
This website is owned and operated by The Butchart Gardens Ltd. and is protected by copyright and trademark laws. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, or modify material, including graphics, images, and code from this website. You may download information from this web site for your personal, non-commercial use only.
The logos and name of The Butchart Gardens are registered trademarks and may not be used by others without permission from The Butchart Gardens Ltd.
PRIVACY & SECURITY
The Butchart Gardens Ltd. believes in protecting your privacy as you use our website.
The Information We Collect
Convergent Media Network hosts our web pages and shopping cart. Our web site does not automatically collect any individually identifiable information from visitors. The only personal information that may be collected (on our order form only) includes: name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number and credit card information.
When you visit our web pages our web server software may collect certain non-personally identifiable information such as the type of browser you are using (eg., Netscape, Internet Explorer) and the type of operating system you are using (eg., Windows XP, Linux). This information is automatically entered into our server logs, as it is when you visit any site on the web. We may use this information to help diagnose problems with our server, or to administer our website.
How We Use the Information
We use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for our products and to respond to your enquiries about our products. We do not sell, rent, share, or otherwise disclose to any other person or organization our mailing lists or other personally identifiable information. Credit card numbers are used only for processing your transaction and are not retained for any other purpose.
Collection of Information by Other Sites
Our web pages may contain links to other sites whose information practices may differ from ours. Visitors should consult the other sites' privacy notices as we have no control over information submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
A single cookie is placed on the computer visiting our website to track if the welcoming Flash animation has been viewed. This is to prevent it from playing on every visit to our site. As well, cookies are used to keep track of your shopping cart in the online Gift Store. No other information is stored or collected by these cookies.
We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security and correctly use the information we collect online.
We use secure socket layer (SSL) software which is the industry standard for secure e-commerce transactions. It encrypts all your personal information including credit card number, name and address, so it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet. Our web pages are being hosted by Convergent Media Network Ltd., which also holds our SSL Secured (128) Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
While considerable care has been taken in preparing and maintaining the information and materials contained on this Website, they are provided on an "as is" basis without warranty of any kind, express or implied. and The Butchart Gardens Ltd. does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. In addition, the information herein shall in no way be construed as constituting a recommendation by The Butchart Gardens Ltd., unless otherwise noted. Links from this website to other Websites, or references to products, services or publications other than those of The Butchart Gardens Ltd., do not imply endorsement or approval of such Websites, products, services or publications by The Butchart Gardens Ltd. or its affiliates.