1. Minors and Children.
We do not permit anyone under the age of 18 to use the Site or Services. We do not intentionally gather Personal Information from site visitors who are under the age of 13.
2. Users Residing Outside the United States.
For site visitors and users residing outside of the United States and/or jurisdictions governed by applicable US law: your personal data will be processed in accordance with any and all applicable US laws; these law(s) may or may not be less stringent than the privacy laws in your own country. By using this Site and Service, you consent to the online privacy laws and regulations of the United States.
II. Information Collection and Usage
1. Personally Identifiable Information.
If you join and/or subscribe to GrowJourney’s Site or Services, you will be prompted to provide your name, email address, shipping address, telephone number, credit card information and other information about yourself (“Personal Information”). This information is used by the Company for order processing and fulfillment. All archived credit card information is maintained in a secure and safe third party environment. At other points during the use of our Services, including but not exclusive to giveaways, promotions and surveys, you may be asked for the same or certain other additional types of Personal Information. The Company will never sell, rent or share your Personal Information, including your email address or mailing address, with any third parties without your express permission.
2. Anonymous Information.
In addition to personally identifiable information, the Company may collect and store non-personally identifiable information about you (“Anonymous Information”). This information may include, but is not exclusive to: page views, navigation tracking, IP host address, type of browser used, and other site usage data which is not directly linked to you or any individual Site user. The Company utilizes “Remarketing,” a Google Analytics Advertising feature. If you wish to opt-out of Google Remarketing/Analytics, you may do so here at your discretion: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.
3. Use of Information Collected
The Company may offer sweepstakes, giveaways, and other promotions (“Promotions”), wherein you will be required to share your email address with the Company for the sole purpose of sending you announcements, offers and Promotion outcome information. Some Promotions may involve third party promotional partners who will be given access to your email address and other entry information you provided; if so, that information will be disclosed in the Promotion subscription terms and you will be able to unsubscribe from the Promotion’s mailing list at your discretion. Unsubscribe details will be provided to you in each correspondence for the Promotion.
6. Third Parties
Certain trusted third party entities connected with the ongoing performance and maintenance of the Site and Services may be permitted to access your information at the sole discretion of the Company. These third parties include, but are not exclusive to, hosting providers, web development and design contractors, payment processors, email services and others.
The Company uses third-party advertising services to serve company advertisements. When you visit our Site, these companies may collect Anonymous Data from you in order to share off-site advertisements about our goods and services with you. Additionally, our Site and Service links to and/or references third party websites. If you visit these referenced websites, you will leave our website. In so doing, you agree that you fully understand that our Company has no control over the practices, data collection, content, or privacy policies of these third party sites. Visit these sites at your own risk and at your sole discretion.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising
The Website uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website. The cookie may collect information relating to your use of the Website, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at the Website via a link from a third-party site, the URL of the linking page.
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site.
The Website may collect IP addresses and location information to serve personalized ads and pass it to Mediavine. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit http://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and http://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
Mediavine partners with the following data processors:
III. Protecting and Updating Your Personal Information
1. Protecting Your Personal Information.
GrowJourney is fully committed to protecting your Personal Information. We have undertaken all commercially reasonable efforts to prevent any third parties from accessing, using or disclosing your information without authorization from you. The Site uses a third party service to encrypt your credit card number and other payment information using secure socket layer (SSL) technology to provide for the secure transmission of your payment information. In addition, only designated employees and third parties who need access to your information in order to perform their duties are granted access. However, the Company can not warrant or guarantee the absolute security of your Personal Information and will not be liable for any unauthorized access to your Personal Information.
2. Updating Your Personal Information
As a registered user of the Site, you may access and update your registration and/or account information at any time at your sole discretion through the Account settings. Please note that deleting or editing certain information such as your mailing address may cause a temporary or permanent disruption in our delivery of Services to you. Changes you make to your online account information will be deleted from our active database, however we may choose to retain the information in our archives. For other information, questions or changes to your account, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.