Protecting your privacy is important to gardenerspath.com ("Gardener's
Path"). We hope the following policy will help you understand how Gardener's
Path collects, uses, and safeguards the personal information you provide
on our web site.
If you browse Gardener's PathÕs web site, you do so anonymously. We
donÕt collect personal information Ñ including your e-mail address.
We do log your IP address (the Internet address of your computer) to
give us an idea of which parts of our web site you visit and how long
you spend there. But we do not link your IP address to anything personally
identifiable. The only other information automatically provided to us
is the type of computer and operating system you are using. Your browser
supplies us with this information.
Like many other commercial web sites, the Gardener's Path web site
may use a standard technology called a "cookie" to collect information
about how you use the site.
At times we may request that you voluntarily supply us with personal
information, such as your e-mail address and postal address, for purposes
such as corresponding with us, registering at a site, making a purchase,
entering a sweepstakes, registering a new product, or participating
in an online survey. When you register a product with Gardener's Path,
for example, we collect the serial number and your name, address, and
Because Gardener's Path operates globally, we make company information
available to our worldwide business units. As part of this process,
the personal information that you have provided to us may be sent to
other Gardener's Path business units around the world. However, we do
not share your profile with anyone else outside of Gardener's Path without
your consent, and no one else can access your information.
If you provide us with your e-mail or postal address, or have done so
in the past, we will ask you if we can use it to send you updates on
the latest Gardener's Path products and promotions. We also ask if you
want us to share your personal information with other companies that
offer related services. If you do not want us or other companies to
contact you, you can choose to "opt out," and Gardener's Path will respect
When you supply Gardener's Path with your personal information, we
may use it to register your membership, or assist you. We may use information
that you have given us to learn more about our customers so that we
can develop better products and services. We may also use the information
to inform you about new products, services and offers that may be of
interest to you. These offers may be based on information you provided
in your initial transaction with us or in surveys.
Declining E-mail Offers
Gardener's Path provides customers with an easy means to decline to
receive e-mail offers. Although most customers tell us they appreciate
receiving notice of these opportunities, we recognize the importance
of providing you with choices. At any time, you may request to discontinue
receiving these offers from us by simply replying to the e-mail and
informing us of your preferences. All e-mail offers that you receive
from Gardener's Path will tell you how to decline further e-mail offers.
While Gardener's PathÕs product ad campaigns and marketing materials
are often viewed by children, we do not solicit data from them. Gardener's
Path encourages parents and guardians to spend time online with their
children and to participate in the interactive activities offered on
the sites their children visit. No information should be submitted to,
or posted at, Gardener's PathÕs web site by visitors under 18 years
of age without the consent of their parent or guardian.
Company Commitment to Privacy
Gardener's Path is actively involved in current industry initiatives
to preserve individual privacy rights on the Internet and in all aspects
of electronic commerce.