Last Updated: September 25, 2023
Who we are
Our website address is: https://becomingagardener.com.
Information We Collect
- Personal Information: We may collect personal information such as your name and email address when you subscribe to our newsletter or contact us through our website.
- Non-Personal Information: We may also collect non-personal information, such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, and referring website, to enhance the functionality of our website and improve our services.
How We Use Your Information
- To Provide Services: We use your personal information to provide you with the services you have requested, such as sending newsletters, responding to your inquiries, or delivering content.
- To Improve Our Website: Non-personal information helps us understand how visitors interact with our website, enabling us to enhance its design and functionality.
- To Send Updates: With your consent, we may send you periodic updates, newsletters, and other relevant information about gardening and related topics.
Cookies & Similar Technologies
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to third parties. We may share your information with trusted service providers who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, provided they agree to keep your information confidential.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where your data is sent
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Our website may contain links to third-party websites. We have no control over the content or privacy practices of these websites and are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide while visiting such sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of these third-party websites.
We employ industry-standard security measures to protect your information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. However, please note that no method of transmitting or storing data is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information.
Thank you for visiting our website. Your privacy is important to us, and we are committed to protecting and respecting it.