Information of Personal Identification
We collect the personal information of users in many ways. Some of them are as follows;
- Collecting data of users on their visit, registration, newsletter subscription, or get connected in any way with any kind of services, resources or features related to the website.
- We may also ask the users for their name and email address. However, anonymous visits on the website are also allowed.
- If the users allow voluntarily, we may also collect the information of personal identification from visitors. Users have free will to refuse sharing the personal information with us. However, this may limit their usage and access to certain features of the website.
Information of Non-Personal Information
Apart from above, we may also collect the information of non-personal identification about the visitors. This information may include;
- The name of Browser they are using.
- Type of connecting device.
- Technical information about the source through which the user is connecting to our website. This includes the details about operating system and internet service provider of the user.
Web Browser Cookies
We usually use “cookies” in order to create a better experience for the user. The web-browser of the device of the user places the cookies on their hard-drive. This process will help in record-keeping and information tracking related to the user. However, users have the option to reject cookies or get informed before the cookies are coming to their connection. This may result in inappropriate or incomplete functioning of the website or some of its parts.
Usage of Information
The possible ways of collection and usage of the personal information of users is as under;
To enhance customer’s service:
It gets easy for us to respond to your questions and requests with the help of the information we collect.
Personalization for Users:
We get to know the method and ways in which the users use and enjoy the services and resources available at gardeningbrain.com
Email listing and response:
The email address provided by users helps us to respond back about their queries. Moreover, on the selection of user, the email address gets included in our mailing list. This way, we share the related website information with the users. This information includes the new uploads, offers and all such important information about the website which may interest the user. Furthermore, the users can easily un-subscribe to this information any time by following the details and link provided at the end of each email. They can also contact us on our site for any such queries.
And last, but not the least, your feedback helps us to improve this website.
Protection of Users’ Information
We use appropriate methods and techniques to collect, store, process and protect the information of users. We aim to provide protection against unauthorized access, changing, disclosure and manipulation of the personal information of the users of the website. This information includes username, password, transaction details or any other data of the users.
This website is in compliance with PCI vulnerability standards. This way we try our best to provide a secure usage platform for the users.
Your Personal Data
We don’t have the policy to sale, rent or share the information of the visitors. However, there are possibilities that we may share the generic aggregated demographic data about the users to our partners in business, trustworthy affiliates or related advertisement purposes. This data will not be related to the personal identification of the users. We may also get help of third parties in the operation and management of our website. This help includes many activities which include the sharing of newsletters and surveys. Incase you allow, the information will be shared with the third parties for such limited operations.
Third Party Websites
Our website may share advertisements and other content. This may include content like links to the sites and services of our partners and other third parties including our sponsors, suppliers, advertisers and licensors. The content or links available on these are not under our control. Furthermore, the practices and policies of websites linked to or connected from our website are not under neither our responsibility, not under our control. Moreover, the sites and their services, content and links may undergo changes. These websites own their services and policies of all types. Thus the browsing and all types of interactions on any website including the ones linked to our website, our under their own supervision and policies and not at all connected to us by any means.
Our advertisement partners and cookie setters may share certain advertisements, which will be seen by the users at the website. The device under in your usage is recognized by these ad servers with the help of these cookies. This is done every time when you receive an online advertisement for compiling the information of non-personal information about the user or any one who uses the device or the computer. This information helps the advertisement networks to perform their advertisement and related functions which according to them may be included in your interests.
Google Advertising Cookies
- Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet.
- Users may opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)
The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing 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.
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 All About 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. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.
The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:
- IP Address
- Operating System type
- Operating System version
- Device Type
- Language of the website
- Web browser type
- Email (in hashed form)
Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.
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 National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.
Please feel free to inquire about our policies, practices, and other customer services at the gardeningbrain.com