Privacy and Advertising Disclosure

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  • Privacy Policy:

    Grandma's Little Gardens ("Grandma's Little Gardens") operates grandmaslittlegardens.com and may operate other websites. It is Grandma's Little Gardens' policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

    Website Visitors

    Like most website operators, Grandma's Little Gardens collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Grandma's Little Gardens' purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Grandma's Little Gardens' visitors use its website. From time to time, Grandma's Little Gardens may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

    Grandma's Little Gardens also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on grandmaslittlegardens.com blogs/sites. Grandma's Little Gardens only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

    Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

    Certain visitors to Grandma's Little Gardens' websites choose to interact with Grandma's Little Gardens in ways that require Grandma's Little Gardens to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Grandma's Little Gardens gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at grandmaslittlegardens.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Grandma's Little Gardens are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Grandma's Little Gardens collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Grandma's Little Gardens. Grandma's Little Gardens does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

    Aggregated Statistics

    Grandma's Little Gardens may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Grandma's Little Gardens may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Grandma's Little Gardens does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

    Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

    Grandma's Little Gardens discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Grandma's Little Gardens' behalf or to provide services available at Grandma's Little Gardens' websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Grandma's Little Gardens' websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Grandma's Little Gardens will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Grandma's Little Gardens discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Grandma's Little Gardens believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Grandma's Little Gardens, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Grandma's Little Gardens website and have supplied your email address, Grandma's Little Gardens may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with Grandma's Little Gardens and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Grandma's Little Gardens takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

    Cookies

    A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Grandma's Little Gardens uses cookies to help Grandma's Little Gardens identify and track visitors, their usage of Grandma's Little Gardens website, and their website access preferences. Grandma's Little Gardens visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Grandma's Little Gardens' websites, with the drawback that certain features of Grandma's Little Gardens' websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

    Business Transfers

    If Grandma's Little Gardens, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Grandma's Little Gardens goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Grandma's Little Gardens may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

    Ads

    Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Grandma's Little Gardens and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

    Privacy Policy Changes

    Although most changes are likely to be minor, Grandma's Little Gardens may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Grandma's Little Gardens' sole discretion. Grandma's Little Gardens encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a grandmaslittlegardens.com account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Advertising/Affiliate Disclosure

This policy is valid from 30 May 2017

This blog is written and edited by me. For questions about this blog, please contact Heather@grandmaslittlegardens.com.

This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation. Hopefully it will be enough to pay for my website hosting and maybe buy some seeds. This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. I believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received from links to products and purchases through affiliate advertising may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog, but will never influence my opinions.

This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.
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Amazon Associates Disclosure

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