Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
Your information allows us to offer you certain services, including the use of our website, to fulfill our obligations to you, to customize your interaction with our company and our website.
Ways in which we will use your information include:
- Respond to your questions and comments.
- Notify you about special events and services
- Conduct surveys to measure your level of interest in or satisfaction with The Impatient Gardener.
- Verify your eligibility and deliver prizes in connection with contests and sweepstakes.
- Enforce our terms and conditions.
- Manage our business.
- Perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
- Analyze trends to improve our website.
If you no longer wish to receive communications from us, you may opt-out by clicking “update subscription preferences” at the bottom of any bulk email from The Impatient Gardener.
We utilize third-party companies and individuals (such as email providers and analytics and security providers) to help us provide services. These third parties have only limited access to your information, may use your information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated to us not to disclose or use your information for other purposes.
Cookies & Pixels
We use “cookies” and “pixels” on our site. A cookie is a piece of data that helps us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.
Pixels are technological equivalents of cookies. These pixels allow social media sites to track visitors to outside websites so as to tailor messages users see while visiting that social media website. We use these pixels in compliance with the policies of the various social media sites.
We also may technology in e-mail messages or newsletters to determine whether messages have been opened and clicked. The information we obtain in this manner enables us to customize the services we offer our website visitors to deliver targeted information and to measure the overall effectiveness of our online content.
Like many website operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our site (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this data to better inform our decisions about the products and services we offer.
If you are within the European Union, you are entitled to certain information and have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation. Those rights include:
We will retain the any information you choose to provide to us until the earlier of: (a) you asking us to delete the information, (b) our decision to cease using our existing data providers, or (c) we decidethat the value in retaining the data is outweighed by the costs of retaining it.
You have the right to seek restrictions on the processing of your data.
You have the right to object to the processing of your data and the right to the portability of your data.
To the extent that you provided consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based upon consent that occurred prior to your withdrawal of consent.
You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority that has jurisdiction over issues related to the General Data Protection Regulation.
We require only the information that is reasonably required to enter into a contract with you.
The Impatient Gardener, P.O. Box 249, Port Washington, WI 53074
Last updated: May 25, 2018