When you visit and browse the Site, we automatically collect non-personally-identifying information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. We collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. GardeningCalendar.ca‘s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how GardeningCalendar.ca’s visitors use its website. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”
We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
– “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies,visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
– “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, session duration, pages per session, bounce rate, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
– “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.
GATHERING PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
Certain visitors to the Site choose to interact with the Site in ways that require us to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that the Site gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who use our contact forms and newsletter subscription forms to provide a username and email address.
Additionally when you make a donation, purchase or attempt to make purchase a membership through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers), email address, and phone number. Your payment information (including credit card numbers) are passed on to the payment services in use at the time, such as PayPal or Stripe; the Site does not store or keep payment information (including credit card numbers) in its databases. The Site collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction. We refer to all personal identifying information as “Order Information.”
HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations). Additionally, we use this Order Information to Communicate with you; we may also use it to screen for potential risk or fraud.
We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We do not share your Personal Information with third parties. We use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site–you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
Your Personal Information might be used to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications.
You can opt out of targeted advertising by: GOOGLE – https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous
DO NOT TRACK
Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.
Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.
When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.
The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of eighteen.
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org