Privacy - August 31st, 2020

Cultivate USA Inc. (“Cultivate”) products include our web extension (“Extension”), our mobile application (“Mobile App”), and our website (“Website”) which allow users to search products made or manufactured locally.

In order to provide alternative products while you’re shopping, Cultivate collects information through our Extension, Mobile App, and Website directly from your input. Cultivate gives you the option of creating an account with us so you can favorite and save items you like, amongst other soon-to-come features. If you do not wish to access such features and just want to shop, an account is not required, just download our Extension through the Chrome Web Store or Mobile App from the Apple Store for free.

We collect information while you have our Extension and/or Mobile App downloaded, such as:

  • Operating system on your device
  • IP Address
  • Browser type
  • Type of device
  • Error logs
  • If you create an account with us, we receive your name and email address along with the information above for a personalized experience.
This information allows us to offer you our services, perform tests around the quality of our product, ensure we’re handling errors that you may see, and prevent fraud. Additionally, we may use it for marketing and communication purposes or understand how users interact with our products, emails, and other communication.

Cultivate does not collect data from your search history, emails, or websites that are not retail or e-commerce related where you can be shown alternatives of US made or manufactured products. On an anonymous basis, we will gather information on items being searched the most similar to all e-commerce websites for better user experience, analytics, and feature development for our users. We do not collect credit card or bank information.

On e-commerce and retail sites, Cultivate collects the name of the retailer and page views. We’ll also collect information on products being viewed the most, anonymously. This information helps us display meaningful information to our users and enhance our product utility.

Like the majority of online services, Cultivate uses cookies to collect the aforementioned information which helps us analyze user engagement, build more product features, and a more optimized user experience for product searches. Other uses of cookies for us include paying third parties or receiving commissions from third parties for helping users find our product and vice-versa.

Cultivate does not collect personally identifiable information on its users and does not engage in soliciting information from minors knowingly. Some products may be adult products, please do not attempt to use our services for such products if you’re under the age of 18 or considered a minor. If we are made aware we have collected any such information of a minor, we will immediately and permanently delete such information.

This policy may change from time to time and we will notify you of those changes here with the date of our policy on top.

By using our Website, Mobile App, and Extension, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy.


Q: How are you determining which products are Made or Manufactured in the USA?

A: We take a variety of approaches and do not simply rely on what a product label or profile tells us. Our processes are built to due diligence various databases and sources in order to verify that claims are correct. We use a mix of technological and manual research to build our proprietary product catalogue from which our users see locally made products.

Q: How can I get my product on your site and database?

A: If your product fits our criteria, simply send us a note through our Contact Us section and we will get back to you within 24-48 hours for confirmation and/or additional details we require.

Q: Are all the materials sourced locally for these products?

A: No, our US entrepreneurs are creative and require various materials and resources from around the globe. Our mission, however, is to ensure our companies and visionaries develop the product locally so we can bring back our manufacturing jobs.

Q: What do you do with my information?

A: We do not gather any personally identifiable information to distribute to any third parties. We simply receive data around what’s being searched anonymously so we can further build our product and features. Please see our Privacy Policy for more.

Q: What if I think one of the products you’re showing is actually not Made or Manufactured in the USA?

A: Please tell us through our Contact Us section and we will get back to you after looking into the product(s) further. Some claims vary and can change as more data becomes available. We appreciate feedback from our users, good or bad, as we’re here to make your shopping experience fulfilling.

Q: What do we mean by Trust USA Made?

Some products claim to be USA made - but aren't. We use machine learning to identify how likely it is that a product is fraudulent. When the Trust Made USA is no, we think there is a high probability that the product's Made in USA claim is fraudulent. Sometimes we get it wrong and appreciate you letting us know if that is the case.