Non-personally Identifying Information Gathering
Totalgardener.com collects non-personally-identifying information form website guests similar to other websites. Examples of this information are those that come from web browsers or servers such as which website referred the guest to Totalgardener.com what language they prefer, the date and the time the guest came to the website, etc. The purpose of collecting this information is to better understand how Totalgardener.com’s guests use the site with the goal of providing a better user experience. This non-personally-identifying information may be supplied to others collectively to establish website use trends and develop other reports on website use.
Personally-Identifying Information Gathering
Some visitors to Totalgardener.com will interact with the website in a way that requires us to gather personally-identifying information. The type of interaction will determine the information gathered. For example, if a visitor wants to sign up for the Totalgardener.com newsletter they may be asked for their name or email address. As another example, if a visitor wants to buy a product or service from Totalgardener.com they may be asked for financial information to complete the transaction. Only the information needed to satisfy the visitor’s request will be gathered. This information is not disclosed other than what is necessary to complete the request. Visitors of the website can always refuse to offer their information knowing that doing so may make it impossible to complete their specific requests.
Internet Protocol (IP) addresses are collected from users that are logged in to Totalgardener.com as well as users who are leaving comments on the website. This information is visible to the admin staff of the website maintaining the blog comments section and is only disclosed to other parties as is required by the guest per the request they seek (e.g. buying a course may require interacting with a financial institution).
The Disclosure and Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Totalgardener.com discloses personally-identifying information and/or information that is potentially personally-identifying to contractors, affiliated organizations, or employees if they need to know this information to process a transaction requested by the website user whose information is in question and if these parties have agreed to not disclose this information to others. By use of Totalgardener.com, you consent to the transfer of this information. Some of these contractors, employees, etc. may reside in countries separate from the website guest. Totalgardener.com will not rent or sell information that is either potentially-personally-identifying or is personally-identifying to anyone. This information may be disclosed to legal authorities in response to a subpoena, court order or similar governmental request. This information may also be disclosed if Totalgardener.com thinks in their best judgement and good faith that it is necessary to protect the property or rights of Totalgardener.com or the public at large.
Emails may be sent occasionally to registered users or members of Totalgardener.com. These emails may cover updates to the website, to ask for your feedback, or to discuss new products and other changes. Totalgardener.com reserves the right to use requests or feedback from website users to help us better respond to your request or help other website guests. Reasonable measures are taken to protect against the unauthorized use, access, or change to personally-identifying information or potentially-personally-identifying information.
Cookies are a type of information used to store information about a website guest’s visitation. This information is used to identify and track guests, see how they interact with Totalgardener.com, and to analyze their preferences for access. Users of Totalgardener.com who do not want cookies collected can change their browser’s settings to prevent this befer entering Totalgardener.com. This may cause some features of the website to be unsupported.
In an effort to gain information to provide a better user experience, Totalgardener.com may collect statistics concerning website user behavior on its websites. This information may be displayed publicly or provided to others but Totalgardener.com does not disclose personally-identifying information other than that which is described in that section above.
Transfer of Business Assets
In the event that Totalgardener.com or most of its assets are acquired or in the unlikely event that Totalgardener.com enters bankruptcy or ceases operations, collected information may be supplied to or acquired a third party. Users of this website acknowledge that this may occur and that any party that acquires Totalgardener.com may have your permission to use your personal information as described elsewhere in this policy.
Changes to the Policy