This site is owned and operated by The Farmer's Garden. Your privacy on the Internet is very important to us and we want to make your online experience enjoyable and safe.
The Farmer's Garden gathers two types of information about users:
Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. This information is received when a person registers for an account, and completes any forms located on The Farmer's Garden web site. The types of personal information collected at these pages may include, but is not limited to:
The Farmer's Garden also gathers information through tracking information derived mainly by totaling page views throughout our site. This information allows us to improve our content to meet our readers interests. The Farmer's Garden will never reveal any information about an individual user to a third party. For example, we may learn that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our web site, but we would not know anything that could be used to identify those individuals.
We use the information you provide about yourself when registering for an account to improve your user experience. We may periodically send emails about site enhancements or monthly gardening news which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. Each email will include instructions for opting out of these emails.
The Farmer's Garden tracks user traffic patterns throughout web site. We use this information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don't like based on traffic volume to each page. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you.
The Farmer's Garden uses the information described above to tailor our site to suit your needs. We will not share information about individual users with any third party, except where applicable by law or valid legal process.
Occasionally The Farmer's Garden allows guest bloggers to write a post and have it published on our website. These guest posts typically include a link to the writer's website which may have different privacy practices. The Farmer's Garden is not responsible for, nor do we have any control over, the privacy policies of those third party websites. Following links that lead to third-party websites occurs at the risk of the user, and the occurence may not always be obvious. We encourage users to read the privacy policies of every website they visit.
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place the appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Only authorized individuals have access to the information in our database that is provided by our members.
To help protect your privacy, be sure: