Family Food Garden believes very strongly in keeping your personal information confidential. The following policy describes what information we collect and how it is used and shared.
In accordance with GDPR law for EU residents:
1. Data shall be processed ‘lawfully, fairly, and in a transparent manner’.
2. Data shall be ‘collected for specified, explicit, and legitimate purposes’.
3. Data processing shall be ‘limited to what is necessary’ for the purpose.
4. Data shall be accurate, kept up to date, and corrected. This applies to entities such as Google and Facebook.
5. Data shall be kept so it identifies a person ‘no longer than is necessary’.
6. Data shall be ‘processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security’.
Collection of Information
Information on this website is collected both automatically and voluntarily.
We use information you provide to us to deliver the requested product and/or service, to improve our overall performance, and to provide you with offers, promotions, and information.
Automatic collection of information includes cookies, third-party tracking technologies, and server logs.
You may also voluntarily submit data when you leave comments, provide your email address to receive digital files (free downloads or purchase an ebook), communicate via contact forms, respond to polls or surveys, enter search queries on the site, or join our mailing lists.
Cookies, 3rd-Party Tracking, and Server Logs
Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites. Cookies are used by most websites to tailor content and marketing messages to better suit your needs.
We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or looking at the About Cookies website (http://www.aboutcookies.org/) which offers guidance for all modern browsers.
This page describes how Google uses cookie data from this site: https://policies.google.com/privacy/partners?hl=en
Types of Cookies Used
We use Google Analytics to understand how the website is being used in order to improve the user experience. Information collected looks at visits to articles on this site, geographical location, pages viewed, time spent on site, and other related details.
The information we collect automatically is used for statistical data and will not include personal information. To the extent that you voluntarily provide personal information to us, our systems will associate the automatically collected information with your personal information.
Visitors can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using Google’s Ad Settings page. Users can completely block Google Analytics tracking using Google’s Analytics Opt-out browser add-on.
Many of my posts contain affiliate links. If you click on an affiliate link and buy something, I may receive a very small commission. It does NOT result in additional charges to you or cost you anything extra. Mentions of associated products/services/businesses within the content of my blog may or may not be noted as an affiliate in every reference. The affiliate money I earn per month helps pay the fees to keep this site up and running. Thanks so much for your support!
Family Food Garden is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com
The owner(s) of this blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers’ own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.
The compensation received will never influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog. All advertising is in the form of advertisements generated by a third party ad network. Those advertisements will be identified as paid advertisements.
This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.
Family Food Garden collects as little information as possible from users looking to post comments and messages in the forum. We will typically collect a name (either real or alias), personal website, and e-mail address.
With Whom Information is Shared
None of your information will be shared with third parties. Family Food Garden may use your e-mail address in the future to contact you regarding the site, however, an opt-out will always be provided. Your name and website may be displayed on the site if you post a comment or a message in the forum. However, your e-mail address and privacy will always be kept secure.
If Family Food Garden chooses to send out newsletter updates in the future and we have your email address on file, you may receive a copy of our newsletter. However, at the bottom of every newsletter will be an easy way to opt-out. The editors of our site hate SPAM as much as you and have no intention of filling up e-mail boxes with unwanted messages.
Third Party Advertising
Advertising Privacy Statement
This Site is affiliated with AdThrive, LLC (“AdThrive”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site. AdThrive uses standard and widely-available tools for the placement and serving of ads, including those provided by Google, Inc. and its affiliates. We publish interest-based advertisements on the Site; that is, ads that are tailored to reflect your interests. To help understand your interests, AdThrive, Google and our other advertising partners will track your behaviour on our website and on other websites across the Internet using cookies.
For European Economic Area Residents
If you reside in a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), then under the GDPR and applicable data protection laws you have the rights, among other things, to access your personal data, have us erase it, and/or restrict its further processing. If you wish to access or delete your personal data (if any) maintained by us or AdThrive related to advertising on the Site, you can contact AdThrive at email@example.com. If you wish to see a list of the advertising partners we work with or change which of those partners track your behavior using cookies, click the ad preferences icon. (Available in the EU.)