Privacy Policy

In a Nutshell

We don’t sell or share any of your personal information to 3rd party advisers. We do not share your email address. Only if you choose to submit it - personal information such as your zip code is shared publicly through your MyGarden profile. We do use third-party tools to help manage the site but only non-personal information is shared with these services to provide quality and stability.

Overview

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which LocalGrow collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the LocalGrow.org website ("Site"). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by LocalGrow.org.

Personal information

Users may visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information, but it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities. LocalGrow will collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, email address, name, profile image, and zip code. Users may also have the option to share additional information about themselves in the “about me” field. LocalGrow will not sell or share any of your personal information with 3rd parties.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information includes browser name, the type of computer, IP address and technical information about User’s means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information. This information helps us ensure the site is working properly with the device from which you are viewing the Site.

Web browser cookies

The Site uses "cookies" to enhance User experience. User's web browser places cookies on their device for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information

LLocalGrow collects and uses User’s personal information for the following purposes:

  • (1) To improve our Site. We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from Users
  • (2) Site administration: The email address Users provide will be used for verifying email and account ownership, password resets, Site User notifications, company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.
  • (3) Particularized service: The zip code or other geographic information Users provide will be used for identifying the area in which their garden is located and to provide local search results.

If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails or no longer wishes to hold an account, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email, or the user may close their account – deleting all the User information.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell Users’ personal identification information. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Changes to this privacy policy

LocalGrow has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page and send you an email. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, cease activity on the Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

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