What if I communicate with Gardenland.com and Gardenlanddirect.com electronically?
When you send an email to Gardenland.com and Gardenlanddirect.com, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. Gardenland may communicate with you by email, by updating or posting notices on the web site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosure and other communications that Gardenland provides to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communication be in writing. All communications with Gardenland.com and Gardenlanddirect.com become the property of Gardenland.
What information does Gardenlanddirect.com collect?
What does Gardenlanddirect.com do with this personal information?
Your information is used to process your orders and personalize your shopping experience on Gardenlanddirect.com, for internal purposes and to comply with any legal requirements. By storing your personal information on a secure server, Gardenlanddirect.com is able to shorten your checkout process and allow you to check your order status online. At Gardenlanddirect.com, we also review what kinds of products appeal most to our customers as a group. This statistical information helps us improve our offering in the same way that other companies change their catalog based on what sells best. We may also use information about the kinds of products you buy from Gardenlanddirect.com to make other marketing offers to you. Of course, you always have the option to opt-out from receiving such offers (for instructions on how to opt-out, please see below).
Does Gardenlanddirect.com share any information it collects with outside parties?
No, we do not share your contact information with outside parties.
How does Gardenlanddirect.com safeguard my personal information?
Gardenlanddirect.com has implemented a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of employees and owners who have special access rights. When you place orders or access your personal information, we offer the use of a secure server. All sensitive/credit information supplied by you is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and securely stored in Gardenlanddirect.com’s database.
Does Gardenlanddirect.com provide a way to update or remove personal information?
Gardenlanddirect.com provides a “my account” feature on our website which allows you to modify and/or remove most of your personal information. This page can be accessed by clicking the “my account” link at the bottom of every page on the site. Rest assured that all of your information within “my account” is secure and accessible only by you or limited Gardenlanddirect.com personnel.
How does Gardenlanddirect.com use my e-mail address?
Your e-mail address is used to create and identify your account on Gardenlanddirect.com. Your e-mail address is also used by Gardenlanddirect.com to correspond with you about any orders that you may place or to notify you with the results of any contests you may have entered. We may also use your e-mail address to notify you about important functionality changes to the Web site, new Gardenlanddirect.com services and special offers and promotions we think you’ll find valuable. If you would rather not receive this information, or would like to opt-out of receiving e-mail of this kind, simply click on the “Unsubscribe” link that appears at the bottom of any email and follow the simple instructions to have your email address removed from the list of customers who receive notices of new functionality, services, special offers and promotions. Alternately, if you have created an account with Gardenlanddirect.com, you can also remove your email address from our list of addresses that receive information about new products, service, sales and promotions by clicking on the “my account” button that appears on most every page of our Web site, logging into your account, clicking on the “edit preferences” button, and making the appropriate change.
Does Gardenlanddirect.com use “cookies”?
A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web site that is saved on your hard disk by your computer’s browser. The cookie holds information a site may need to personalize your experience and to gather web site statistical data, such as which pages are visited, the internet provider’s domain name and country that our visitors come from (e.g. “aol.com” or “msn.com”) and the addresses of the sites visited immediately before coming to and immediately after leaving Gardenlanddirect.com. However, none of this information is associated with you as an individual. It is measured anonymously and only in the aggregate. The information in the cookies lets us trace your “clickstream” activity (i.e., the paths taken by visitors to our site as they move from page to page). Cookies do not capture your individual email address or any private information about you. To browse without cookies, you can configure your browser to reject all cookies, or to notify you when a cookie is set. Each browser is different so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. Even without accepting a cookie, you can still access most of the features on Gardenlanddirect.com.