Privacy Policy

Qi Botanics is committed to your privacy.  This Privacy policy describes the types of information we collect from and about you, when you visit our Qi Botanics website (the “Website”). This Privacy Policy also explains how Qi Botanics may use and disclose such information, as well as your ability to control certain uses of it.  Please read the Qi Botanics Privacy Policy below.   

INFORMATION COLLECTION 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Qi Botanics, or a third-party service provider acting on your behalf, collects personal information from you when you order products from us, request information from us, sign up for a newsletter, join our blog, when you create an online account with us or otherwise contact us.  The personal information we may collect includes your name, address, telephone number, email address, and if you are a Qi Botanics customer placing an order, a credit or debit card number for your purchase.  

Qi Botanics does not sell, rent or lease any of its customer’s information to outside companies.

 

NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION

As part of the standard operation of the Website, we or our Service Providers may collect certain non-personal information from you, including but not limited to your browser type, operating system, IP address and the domain name from which you accessed the Site. In addition, we or our Service Providers may collect information about your browsing behavior, such as the date and time you visit the website, the areas or pages of the website that you visit, the amount of time you spend viewing the website, the number of times you return to the website, and other click-stream or site usage data.

 

COOKIES

We, or our Service Providers, use ‘cookies’ to collect the non-personal information described above. A ‘cookie’ is a small data file that is placed on your hard drive when you access the website.  The ‘cookie’ records each purchase and the price in your shopping cart.  The ‘cookie’ also remembers the items added to your cart so when you return at a later time they will still be there.   Qi Botanics does not store any personal information in the ‘cookie’.  We or our Service Providers may also use ‘cookies’ to: (1) monitor website usage; (2) conduct research to improve our Site content, products and services; or (3) deliver customized website content or marketing messages.

 

INFORMATION USE

Qi Botanics or its Service Providers may use the information we collect from and about you for any of the following purposes: (1) to fulfill orders, provide service and communicate with customers; (2) to develop new products or services; (3) to respond to your inquiries; (4) to provide you with targeted offers and advertising on the website or on other sites; (5) to contact you with information and promotional materials from our company; (6) to contact you when necessary; (7) to review the usage and operations of our Website and services; (8) to address problems with the Website, our business or our products and services; and (9) to protect the security or integrity of the Website and our business. We may also use your information as described to you at the point of collection, with your consent.

We use and disclose your credit card information only to process payments and prevent fraud.

 

INFORMATION DISCLOSURE

Qi Botanics may disclose information we collect from and about you as follows:  (1) to our Service Providers, if the disclosure will enable them to perform a business, professional or technical support function for us; (2) as necessary if we believe that there has been a violation of the Qi Botanics Terms and Conditions or of our rights or the rights of any third party; 3) to respond to judicial process and provide information to law enforcement agencies or in connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety, as permitted by law, or otherwise as required by law; (4) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Qi Botanics or the website; or (5) protect and defend the rights or property of Qi Botanics, including its Website.

 

PUBLIC FORUMS

Any information you may disclose in our blogs, when providing testimonials or product reviews, or on other public areas of the Site, becomes public information. Please exercise caution when disclosing personal information in these public areas as this information is not confidential and will be shared with anyone who views the postings.

 

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES  

The Qi Botanics website has third party links to other sites that may be of interest.  Upon clicking on those links, you will be leaving the Qi Botanics website and are subject to the Privacy Policies of the new websites, which may differ from ours. Qi Botanics encourages you to review the privacy statements of any websites you choose to visit from links on the Qi Botanics site so you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. We cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you may provide while visiting other websites and are not responsible for the practices of those websites.

 

OUR COMMITMENT TO DATA SECURITY 

We have taken certain physical, administrative, and technical steps to safeguard the information we collect from and about our customers and website visitors. While we make every effort to help ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee our security measures.

 

REVISIONS TO THIS POLICY

Qi Botanics reserves the right to revise this policy at any time. We will periodically update the Privacy Policy to reflect company and customer feedback.  When we make any changes, we will post the change(s) on the Website. If we change the policy in a material way, we will provide appropriate online notice to you. Qi Botanics encourages you to periodically review this Policy to be informed of how Qi Botanics is protecting your information. 

 

IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the practices described herein, you may contact us through the website or by email at: [email protected] or via phone at: 703.771.7342