- We are not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without our permission.
What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?
We do not collect information from visitors of our site or other details to help you with your experience. If a user does click on an affiliate link or purchases a product (Via Paypal) contained on backyarddiva.ca, at that time, the affiliate site such as Amazon or Paypal may collect personal information strictly for the use to manage the processes required to complete the task you have instigated.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register on our site in order to purchase a seed product within the shopping contained within backyarddiva.ca.
In the process of placing an purchase order, once you are on Paypal, click on a Google AdSense Ad, or click on an Affiliate link; at that point you are no longer on the backyarddiva.ca website and any information used at that point is governed by the privacy policies of those parties, not backyarddiva.ca.
Please note: All sales transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
How do we protect your information?
•We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.
•We only provide articles and information. We never ask for credit card numbers within the backyarddiva.ca site.
•We use regular Malware Scanning.
•We do not use an SSL certificate
• We only provide articles and information. We never ask for personal or private information like names, email addresses, or credit card numbers.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
• Help remember and process the items in the shopping cart.
• Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
• Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.
•You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, please look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If users disable cookies in their browser:
If you turn cookies off, some features will be disabled. Some of the features that make your site experience more efficient and may not function properly.
• You may not be able to place orders
• Turning off cookies will stop the shopping carts ability to keep products in the shopping cart should the user not purchase in-cart products at that time, but wishes to do at a different time.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided via cookies to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
We have not yet enabled Google AdSense on our site but we will do so upon Google’s approval. Should they approve us, the policies contained herein will become applicable in regards to the use of Google AdSense on this site.
Once we are approved the following will apply:
• Remarketing with Google AdSense
• Google Display Network Impression Reporting
• Demographics and Interests Reporting
We along with third-party vendors, such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions, and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
For more information on Google collection of information and privacy policies, please click HERE
For more information on Google AdSense Terms and Conditions, please click HERE
Backyarddiva.com does collect Facebook Likes and allows sharing on other social media.
A large number of posts you will find on Backyarddiva.ca you will also find on our Facebook
Any comments, posts, tags, images or statements or otherwise identifying information you may place on Facebook is your own responsibility and become public domain.
For more information on Facebook collection of information and privacy policies, please click HERE
Backyarddiva.com is an affiliate of Amazon.com where you can, by clicking on one of their banner ADS, purchase items on Amazon.com
For more information on our Amazon.com affiliate Program Operating Agreement, please click HERE
Backyarddiva.com is an affiliate of Gardener Supply Company and Burpee.com.
Online Privacy Protection
Backyard Diva agrees to the following:
- Users can visit our site anonymously.
Can change your personal information:
• By emailing us
• By logging in to your account
How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?
We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?
It’s also important to note that we do not allow third-party behavioral tracking at this time but may do so at some future time.
Children Online Privacy Protection
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 19 years old.
Fair Information Practices for US third party sites
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify you via email
We also agree that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
• Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
• Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders.
• Send you additional information related to your product and/or service
To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:
• Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
• Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
• Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
• Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly. (although presently there are no subscriptions)
• Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at
firstname.lastname@example.org and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
You will find contact information on our Contact Us page including 2 email addresses from which to contact us. Due to a large amount of traffic on our site and the nature of Backyard Diva’s abundant tips, we have removed and do do-not display a phone number due to the sheer numbers of phone calls. You may contact through the email address: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Last Edited on 2017-01-26