Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Last updated: February 11, 2021

The Coral Gables Garden Club respects your privacy.  When you visit Coral Gables Garden Club (CGGC) website at (the Website), we may collect information about you and your visit to operate and improve the CGGC website, fulfill your requests for products and services, and respond to your inquiries.  Please be assured, the CGGC will never rent or sell any information that identifies you personally (personal information).

Information We Collect

When you visit the Website, our servers automatically log certain technical information, such as the date and time of your visit, the name of the web site you are navigating from, the type of browser you are using, and your Internet protocol address.  We also collect information about how visitors use our website.  This information does not identify you personally unless you make an online donation to the CGGC, make a purchase, or apply for a scholarship or other opportunity through the Website.

When you make a donation or purchase something from the CGGC, we collect certain information, such as your name, billing address, and email address, and other information about your donation or purchase.  For example, we may ask whether a donation is restricted or unrestricted, in memory or in honor of someone, etc. We also collect credit card or bank account numbers, which are processed by third-party payment vendors such as PayPal, depending on the method of payment you choose. If you use PayPal or a similar service, their use of your information is based on their terms of service and policies, not ours, so we encourage you to review those policies carefully. Click here to view PayPal's privacy terms.

How We Use and Share that Information

We use information about you and your visit to operate and improve the CGGC website, fulfill your requests for products and services, and respond to your inquiries.  We will not share your personal information with third parties unless you have given us permission or it is necessary to fulfill your requests for products or services, protect the rights, property, or safety of the CGGC or others, or as required by law.


In order to operate the Website, fulfill your requests, and recognize you when you return to the Website, our servers place a cookie on your computer's hard drive. A "cookie" is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. Cookies may store user preferences and other information. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some Website features or services may not function properly without cookies.

Special Information about Photos and Postings

If you are a member of CGGC, you may have the opportunity to post photographs, comments, and other content that may contain personal information in the Members Area of the Website.  By submitting comments, success stories, and photographs to on the Website, you give us permission to publish this information on the Website. Please remember that by posting information or photographs on the interactive portions of our Website that you are making this information available to other CGGC members.

Emails and Newsletters

When you log on to the Members Area of the CGGC Website, purchase a product, or make an online donation, you agree to receive emails from us, including notices about the status of your account, order confirmations, confirmation of email address or password changes, or customer service inquiries regarding activity on your account).  In addition, we may send you emails containing information that we think may be of interest to you, including information about new tools that are available on the site, You can choose not to receive promotional emails by contacting us at Your opt-out will not apply to communications that are directly related to the fulfillment of a specific transaction you have requested.

Links to other Sites

This privacy policy does not apply to any other websites for which we may provide links on our Website. The CGGC does not control the privacy practices of any other site that may be linked from our Website.

Changes to Policy

The Coral Gables Garden Club may update or modify this Privacy Policy from time to time.  If any changes are made, the CGGC will reflect the date any such changes are made and posted by updating the last updated date at the top of the page.

California Residents

California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the "Shine The Light" law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.

If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with the Website, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Website. To request removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the Website, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from all our systems (e.g. backups, etc.).

Children under 13

This Website is intended for adults only.  We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years old.

Contacting the Coral Gables Garden Club

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, contact: