Privacy Policy

Important Information and who we are

At Butterfly Effect Farm, a native plant nursery in Westport, Massachusetts, we take your privacy seriously. This privacy policy outlines how we collect, use, and protect your personal information when you use our website.

Changes to the Privacy Policy and your duty to inform us of changes.
We keep our Privacy Policy under regular review. This version was last updated in March 2023. It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.

Third-party links

This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy policy of every website you visit

Collection of Personal Information:

When you visit our site, register, and place an order, we may collect certain personal information from you. This may include your name, email address, phone number, and mailing address. For wholesale registration, this includes information about your business. We collect this information to process your wholesale or retail order and to contact you about your order.

How is your personal data collected?

We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:

– Direct interactions. You may give us your Identity, Contact and Financial Data by corresponding with us by post, phone, email or otherwise. This includes personal data you provide when you:
– place an order via our website or purchase our products or services via any other means;
– create an account on our website;
– subscribe to our service or publications (including our newsletter);
– request marketing to be sent to you;
– enter a competition, promotion or survey; or
– give us feedback or contact us.
– Automated technologies or interactions. As you interact with our website, we will automatically collect Technical Data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We collect this personal data by using cookies, server logs and other similar technologies.
– Third parties or publicly available sources. We may receive personal data about you from various third parties and public sources as set out below:
– Technical Data from analytic providers such as Google
– Contact, Financial and Transaction Data from providers of technical, payment and
delivery services based inside the USA.

Purposes for which we will use your personal data

We use your personal information to process and prepare your order. We may also use your information to contact you if there is an issue with your order or to provide updates on the status of your order. In addition, we may use your information to send you promotional emails or newsletters if you have opted in to receive them. 

Protection of Personal Information:

We take the protection of your personal information seriously. We use industry-standard security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, or alteration. We also limit access to your personal information to only those employees who need access to process your order.

Sharing of Personal Information:

We do not share your personal information with any third parties for marketing purposes. However, we may share your personal information with third-party service providers who help us process your order and prepare your order of native plants. We may also share your personal information if required by law or to protect our legal rights.


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Changes to Privacy Policy:

We reserve the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time. Any changes will be posted on our website and will become effective immediately upon posting.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policy, please contact us.