How We Collect & Use Your Information
Your privacy is very important to us. We collect, use and store information when you:
- Opt in and subscribe to our Newsletter;
- Send a Contact Us form;
- Post a Comment;
- Purchase a product or service from our online Store;
- Follow or become a fan on a social media platform including Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest;
- Join as a member of our Member services;
- Join any Forum feature;
- Participate in a Poll or Survey;
- Request information associated with other services including Garden Consultations;
- Enter Giveaways or Promotions; or
- Provide your contact details for any other reason.
We respect the information you submit to us. We use SSL encryption to protect and secure your data. Information we collect from you is treated as strictly confidential and for internal use only. We will never share or sell your details to any third party whatsoever. The Micro Gardener is opposed to unauthorized commercial email delivery (spam). We value our visitors, members and subscribers.
Your data is used to communicate with you to deliver the information, products and services you specifically request. This includes sending you newsletters and website updates via email; free eBooks and resources; answering your enquiries; and delivering products and services. We maintain an email list to service our subscribers and customers. We use a third party email provider and customer relationship management system.
We use our own technologies to track when emails are opened or links contained in those emails are clicked. We can also determine and log webpages visited by those who have specifically subscribed to our newsletter or who are paid members. We use third party tracking and analytics services such as Google Analytics to collect, monitor and analyse site visits to TheMicroGardener.com.
When you visit TheMicroGardener.com, we collect information that your browser sends. This may include the IP address used to access this site, the dates and times of access, web browser and version used (Firefox, Chrome etc.), pages visited and other statistics. This information is purely used to analyze trends, administer the site, track visitor movement and gather broad demographic information for internal use. Any recorded IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Amazon and Advertisements
The Micro Gardener is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. Affiliate links and advertisements on this site are monitored and recorded in accordance with the Amazon.com Privacy Notice.
Data gathered from advertisements on this site will not identify you personally. It is strictly aggregate statistical data about our visitors and how they used our resources on the site. No identifying personal information will be shared at any time via cookies. You may also elect to decline all cookies via your computer. Any of our advertisers may also have a use for cookies. We are not responsible, nor do we have control of the cookies downloaded from advertisements. They are downloaded only if you click on the advertisement.
The Micro Gardener contains links to other websites that are neither owned nor controlled by us. If you click on a link that takes you to another website, you will leave The Micro Gardener website. The Micro Gardener is not responsible for the privacy policies or content on other sites. You are encouraged to read the individual privacy policies on websites you visit. By providing links to other sites, The Micro Gardener aims to value add to your learning experience. We do not guarantee, approve, or endorse the information or products available at these sites. We do not accept claims of liability or responsibility in any way for these policies or links, as we have no way to control third party sites.
How to Update or Change your Personal Details
To change your email address or unsubscribe from our newsletter, please use the Contact Me page. You can also click on the ‘Unsubscribe’ or ‘Update’ links in emails sent to you at any time.
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While we strive to provide original, high quality content, we’re not perfect! The information and materials on The Micro Gardener website may include technical inaccuracies, broken links or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the information contained on this site. The Micro Gardener makes no representations or warranties with respect to any information, materials or graphics on this website. All content is provided on a strictly “as is” basis, without warranty of any kind.
The Micro Gardener hereby expressly disclaims all warranties with regard to any information, materials or graphics on this website. This includes all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Under no circumstances, shall the site owner or publisher be liable under any theory of recovery, at law or in equity, for any damages, including without limitation, special, direct, incidental, consequential or punitive damages (including, but not limited to loss of use or lost profits), arising out of, or in any manner connected with, the use of information or services, or the failure to provide information or services, from this website.
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