Last Updated: January 31, 2015
What Types of Personal and Non-Personal Information Does Garden Connections Collect?
Personal Information means information that identifies or can be used to identify an individual. It includes, for example, name, home address, telephone number, and email address. As explained below, you have the option of submitting Personal Information to us while visiting our site.
- Garden Connections collects the following personal information on the Site, including in areas such as Licencing and Franchise Opportunities:
- If you request information about Garden Connections products or services or franchise offerings through our online form, we will collect your name and contact information, plus any other information you give us. You can choose whether Garden Connections will use this information to send you regular updates and offers.
- Also, like most Web sites, this Site gathers traffic patterns, site usage information, and other aggregated data in order to evaluate our visitors’ preferences and the effectiveness of our Site. This aggregate data does not identify you individually.
We do not knowingly collect any personal information from children. This Site is directed to adults at least eighteen years old, and when a user discloses personal information on this Site, the user is representing to us that he or she is an adult.
What Does Garden Connections Do with the Personal Information It Collects?
We may use your personal information for various purposes. For example, we may use it to provide you with the information and/or services you request. (Please note that in order to fulfill your request, we may need to share your information with our affiliates, agents, and/or vendors.)
We may also use the information to send you updates about new Garden Connections’ products and services, promotional materials, or coupons unless you have informed us you would rather not receive this information. You can decide at any time to decline further updates from Garden Connections by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with “UNSUBSCRIBE” or “OPT-OUT” in the subject line.
Finally, we use your personal information to analyze the effectiveness of our online and offline marketing efforts and to develop products, services, and marketing programs.
We do not sell or rent to third parties any of the personal information that you disclose to us.
Does Garden Connections Share My Personal Information with Others?
We may share your personal information with our affiliates, agents, and lenders to or investors in our company. For example, we may share your personal information with a vendor so that the vendor can help us deliver promotional mailings and coupons to you. You can opt-out at any time of direct marketing from Garden Connections by contacting the corporate offices of Garden Connections at email@example.com. If you wish to opt-out of direct marketing from an affiliate, please contact the affiliate directly. We are not responsible for and do not control affiliate’s communications with you, for any purpose. We do not authorize third parties unaffiliated with Garden Connections to make independent use of your information for their own purposes, such as for direct marketing. However, our affiliates may use the information to contact you. Please contact them directly if you do not wish to continue to receive such communications.
We may disclose information to law enforcement agencies or others if we are legally required to do so. In addition, certain statutory authorizations allow us to disclose personal information in emergency situations.
We may disclose, transfer, or sell the personal information collected through our Site as an asset of the company in conjunction with due diligence for or completion of a merger, reorganization, or sale to a third party of our company or a major portion of its assets. Although we do not currently anticipate such an event, changes to our privacy practices may result.
How Can I Access My Personal Information?
At your request, we will provide you with an opportunity to access and, if necessary, correct the personal information that you submitted via the online form and that is stored on our databases. To make a request, please contact us by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. We reserve the right to confirm the identity of the requester and limit the frequency of an individual’s requests. If you would like to access or correct personal information sent online to a affiliate, please contact him or her directly.
Security of Personal Information
Garden Connections is implementing technology measures to protect any personal information you submit from misuse and loss, such as firewalls and password-protected areas using established industry standards. These measures are also designed to protect personal information from unauthorized access, modification, and disclosure, but please be aware that no data protection measures are entirely foolproof when data is transmitted and stored over the Internet. We will update these measures as new technology becomes available, as appropriate.
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If you have any questions or need any further information, please send an e-mail to the following address: email@example.com
You may also contact us at the following address:
Garden Connections Inc.
RPO Junction Gardens
Toronto, ON, Canada M6P 4E7