If you don’t agree, please do not use the site/services.
You are ultimately responsible for protecting your data and assume absolute liability when using our site.
Who we are
Our website address is: https://gardenisms.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
This section covers what we do with your data, how it’s collected, and why we collect your data.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
By contacting us, you provide us with details that may be used to identify you. This is not required to use the site or services, and you provide these details to us at your own risk. Some information that may be collected include email address, name, IP, location, and any other details that you intentionally provide. If you don’t want to give us personal details, please don’t include any. Some minimal details are required for us to reply to you or answer you for any messages you send us- email and message.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
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.
We use various data collection tools and software on our site hosted by third-party entities. These are common on the web and not exclusive to our site.
Our site uses Google Analytics and StatCounter, which collects various details about your interaction with our site. Some of the details collected are session length, location, returning visits, details about your device, pages visited, and more.
By accessing our site, you agree to have details about your visit logged and collected. If you don’t agree, please do not use the site.
Who we share your data with
Your data may be shared with third-party advertisers or entities. However, all data will be anonymized and not identifiable to any individual.
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 we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your data may also be shared with third-party entities for data collection, analytics, advertising, and more. Your data may also be collected by our third-party newsletter service.
Your contact information
Your contact details may be used to reply, contact, or send you messages when you contact us. Basic information is required for us to reply, such as an email address. This function is not required to use the site and you may provide it at your own risk.
How we protect your data
Our site is protected by an SSL connection to safeguard any contact details you provided.
However, performing some actions on our site may reveal your details to the public, such as leaving comments. You also may reveal personal information to us when you contact us, such as your email address or message content. These are risks of using the site, but completely optional and not required to use the site.
If you decide to use a comment form or contact us, you’re responsible for providing your details at your own risk. This data may become public and seen by other third-party entities, individuals, or advertisers.
We don’t host any payment processors, payment details, or any other personally identifiable information.
What data breach procedures we have in place
What third parties we receive data from
We may receive data from third-party entities such as Google Analytics, StatCounter, and Mailchimp. By opting in to our email newsletter, you agree to Mailchimp’s legal pages.
Last updated: 9/2/20.
If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact us.