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Privacy Policy

Garden Connections  Internet Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs Garden Connections with regard to information it collects.

About Our Privacy Policy

Garden Connections respects your privacy. We will only collect, store and use the personal information we collect on our web site for those purposes defined in this policy. We use your information to support and enhance our relationship and communication with you. Except as stated in this policy, we will not sell, rent or lease your personal information. At any time you may contact Garden Connections with any questions or concerns that you have about this policy.

When Personal Information Is Collected On Our Website

We may collect the personal information that you volunteer on registration, order, survey, sweepstakes entry, competition entry, or other forms, or by email. We may collect personal information from your browser via Cookies, when you visit our web site and your browser interacts with our web site.

Use of Information Collected On Our Website

The information we collect on our website is used to offer new products, optimize your experience on our web site and improve our communication with you so that we may maximize your Garden Connections experience. We will always notify you, on the web page where you give us information and/or in the policy governing the contest, sweepstakes or special event or opportunity, if we intend to use your information differently than we have described in this privacy policy, as in the case of contests or sweepstakes. Please be sure to read these web pages or rules, as our use of the information collected there may vary from this Policy or from the policies that have governed previous contests, sweepstakes or other special event or opportunity. We also use the information we collect online to support our off-line marketing activities, such as direct mail.

Information We Share With Others

Except as stated in this policy, we will not sell, lease or rent your personal information to any third party. However, we may share your off-line contact information (name & address) with trusted partner companies who may use this information to send you direct mail concerning promotional or other opportunities on a limited basis. As you may elect not to receive on-line or off-line communication from us, you may also elect not to receive off-line communication from our partner companies. We never give your email address or telephone number to third parties, including our partner companies. We sometimes employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. For example, hosting our website and database, providing marketing assistance, providing search results and links, analyzing data, etc. These third parties have access to personal information needed to perform these functions, but may not use it for other purposes and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Links

Our website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of other web sites. We encourage you to note when you leave our site and to read the privacy policies listed on these (and all) third party sites. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected on Garden Connections’ web site. If you choose to provide information on a third-party site, that information will be subject to that party's privacy policy.

Cookies

We may use cookies from time-to-time to help you, for example, to navigate efficiently between secure and non-secure pages of our site; to participate in sweepstakes or monthly drawings; or to help us identify special interests that you may have and that enhance your experience on our websites. "Cookies" are pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent that. Even without a cookie, you can still use all of the features of our site. We may track the web site you come from or go to. We may track what browser you use so as to send you pages appropriate for your browser. We may also collect your Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring web site addresses. We may use this information for the operation of online services, to maintain quality of online services, and to provide general statistics regarding use of this website.

The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether.

Security

Garden Connections operates secure data networks protected by firewall and password protection. Garden Connections has security measures in place to attempt to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your user data under our control. While we cannot guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration to data will not occur, we make every reasonable effort to prevent such unfortunate occurrences.

Review or Change your Information or Preferences

You may ask us whether we are keeping personal information about you by sending an email, with your complete name and address to info@GardenConnectionsHydro.com, or by sending postal mail to this address:

Attn: Database Marketing Manager
Garden Connections
4003341 Centerpoint Dr.
Grove City, OH 43123.

We will provide you with a readable copy of the personal information that we keep about you within thirty days of your request, without charge. You may correct, amend or delete any of your information.