Our Privacy Policy: This policy outlines our privacy guidelines, which you agree to by navigating this site. To better protect your privacy, this notice explains our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.

The Micro Gardener site is hosted by Siteground. If you have any questions about the privacy of information you submit through this site, you should read Siteground’s privacy policy.

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.

Log Data

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.

External Links

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.

Updates and Effective Date

This Privacy Policy is effective as of 27 June 2016 and will remain in effect, except in respect to any changes in its provisions in the future. Any updates will be in effect as soon as they are posted on this page.

TheMicroGardener.com reserves the right to make changes to this policy. If there is a material change in our privacy practices, we will indicate on our site that our privacy practices have changed and provide a link to the new privacy policy. We encourage you to periodically review this policy, so that you will know what information we collect and how we use it.

No Representations or Warranties Limitations on Liability

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.

Agreeing to Terms

If you do not agree to TheMicroGardener.com Privacy Policy as posted on this website, please do not use this site or any services offered by this site. Your use of this site indicates acceptance of this privacy policy.

Please contact me directly for clarification on any element of this Privacy Policy. 

Please see my Copyright Notice & Disclaimer and Disclosure Statement for more details. If you have questions in relation to my privacy policy, please contact me.

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