1. Your consent
2. Collection of personal information
In general, you can visit this Web Site without identifying yourself or revealing any of your Personal Information. There are times, however, that you may choose to give us Personal Information.
When you register on this Web Site we collect Personal Information from you. During registration, you are asked to provide your name, postal or other address, telephone or mobile phone number and email address. You may also be asked to provide other optional information such as your birthday.
In addition to registration, we may collect Personal Information when you sign up to receive emails from us, open or respond to our emails, visit any page online that displays our ads or content, enter for giveaways, contests and sweepstakes or if you participate in promotions or special programs. We may collect Personal Information, including credit card information and billing and mailing addresses, when you make a purchase on this Web Site. We may also collect Personal Information in other circumstances with your consent, or where permitted or required by law.
3. Additional information we may collect online: cookies or other tracking technologies
When you visit this Web Site, we may automatically collect information such as what type of browser you use, the third-party website from which your visit originated, the search terms you use on this Web Site, the specific web pages you visit on this Web Site and the duration of your visits, your IP address (a number that is assigned to your computer automatically when you use the Internet) or information about your computer. We may then link this information to your Personal Information for the purposes described in the section “Our use of your Personal Information” below and, if your identity can be directly or indirectly ascertained from this information, it will also be considered Personal Information. Grownesque may also collect IP addresses for the purposes of systems administration (e.g., how many visitors logged in to this Web Site).
Grownesque may use pixel tags (also called web beacons, clear GIFs, transparent GIFs or web bugs) to collect information about your navigation on this Web Site or to track your response to email messages that Grownesque sends you in connection with this Web Site. These are small strings of code that provide a way for us to deliver a small graphic image (usually invisible) on a web page. Pixel tags can recognize certain types of information on your computer such as Cookies, the time and date a page is viewed and a description of the page where the pixel tag is placed. This information is used to evaluate and enhance how this Web Site functions and to understand whether users read email messages and click on links contained within those messages so that this Web Site can deliver relevant content. Grownesque’s pixel tags may collect some contact information (for example, the email address associated with an email message that contains a pixel tag). We may also use pixel tags to improve your experience on this Web Site, including to provide you with content customized to your interests.
4. Contests, giveaways and promotions
5. Our use of your personal information
We use the email address and other Personal Information you provide to Grownesque or that we collect at registration or otherwise, or as updated, for the following reasons:
(a) to help us improve our services to you;
(b) for internal statistical, marketing or operational purposes, such as to measure and understand demographic, user, user interest, purchasing, and other trends among our users;
(c) to respond to your questions;
(e) for reasons related to the status of your account or sending you an email confirming your registration;
(g) to comply with applicable laws and regulations;
(j) to process your online purchases and deliver purchased products to you;
(h) for direct marketing purposes, namely:
(1) to invite you to participate in contests, giveaways, and promotions; and
(2) to tell you about our content, recommended or proprietary products, new items or news or information that you have otherwise requested; and
Where required by law, Grownesque will not use your Personal Information for direct marketing purposes unless with your consent.
6. Disclosure and transfer of personal information
We may disclose and transfer your Personal Information to third parties, including third party data management companies, as necessary to process your online purchases and ship your purchased products and may transfer your Personal Information third parties to process and maintain your Personal Information. We may transfer information about you to third-party vendors (including affiliates acting in this capacity), such as third-party marketing agencies, who perform statistically, marketing or operational functions on our behalf, such as measuring and understanding demographics, user, user interest, purchasing, and other trends among our users. We might also share Personal Information with third-party vendors who assist and advise us in operating our business, including advertising and promotions. We require such third party vendors to keep your Personal Information confidential and to only use the information for the purpose for which it was provided. Some of these third party vendors may be located outside of your country of residence, including in the United States, where local laws may permit governmental, law enforcement or regulatory authorities or courts to have access to the information in certain circumstances.
7. Privacy protection for children
In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), we do not intend that portions of this Web Site that require registration will be accessed or used by persons under the age of thirteen. This Web Site is designed and intended for adults. If we later learn that any registered user is under the age of thirteen, we will take appropriate steps to remove that registered user’s information from our database. We will not knowingly collect or use any Personal Information from children we know to be under the age of thirteen without obtaining express parental consent.
8. Safeguarding Information
Grownesque maintains reasonable physical, organizational and electronic safeguards that are designed to prevent unauthorized access to, or use or disclosure of, Personal Information in our custody and control.
9. Links to other websites
From time to time, this Web Site may contain links to other websites, including other websites that are operated by us or our affiliates but are subject to separate privacy policies. If you use these links, you will leave this Web Site. The privacy policies of such other websites govern the information collection, use, and dissemination practices occurring on such websites. You should read the privacy statements and terms and conditions of linked or referenced sites you enter. These third party websites may send their own Cookies and other tracking devices to you, log your IP address and otherwise collect data or solicit personal information.
GROWNESQUE DOES NOT CONTROL AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WHAT THIRD PARTIES DO IN CONNECTION WITH THEIR WEBSITES, OR HOW THEY HANDLE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION. PLEASE EXERCISE CAUTION AND CONSULT THE PRIVACY POLICIES POSTED ON EACH THIRD PARTY WEBSITE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.
10. Notification of changes
11. Your California privacy rights
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our customers who are California residents to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, information about the Personal Information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. If applicable, this information would include a list of the categories of Personal Information that was shared and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request via email to:
Attn: Online Privacy Coordinator
12. Questions; contact and opt-out information; access to or correction of personal information
To correct inaccuracies in your Personal Information, you may also return the message containing the inaccuracies to the sender with details of the correction requested or send us an email through the “Contact Us” page of this Web Site.
We will make a sincere effort to respond in a timely manner to your request and, if applicable and appropriate, provide you access to the Personal Information you have provided us and/or make the requested change in our active databases as soon as reasonably practicable. Your right to access or correct your Personal Information is subject to applicable legal restrictions. We may take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections. Please note that we may not be able to fulfill certain requests while allowing you access to certain benefits and features of this Web Site. We will retain your Personal Information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services and to maintain a record of your transactions for financial reporting purposes. We will retain and use your Personal Information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.