Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: http://greenmethodfarms.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

When you purchase something from our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address and order history.  We also use cookies, web beacons or other tools that collect information that make it easier to use our store and our site.

When you visit our site, some information is automatically collected. This may include information such as the Operating System (OS) running on your device, Internet Protocol (IP) address (which may be used to obtain your geolocation), access times, browser type, and language, and the website you visited before our site. We also collect information about how you use our site, including the elements you have interacted with, metadata and other details about these elements, change states and other user actions.

Email marketing: By providing us with your email address, you are giving us permission to send you emails about our store, new products and other updates. You have the opportunity to unsubscribe from these emails at any time by clicking the “Unsubscribe” button included at the bottom of each email.

How we use your information. In general, we use the information we collect primarily to provide, maintain, protect and improve our current site and products and to develop new products. We use personal information collected through our site as described below and described elsewhere in this Policy to:

  • Facilitate the creation of and securing of your Account on our network;

  • Identify you as a user in our system;

  • Improve our products, site, and how we operate our business;

  • Understand and enhance your experience using our site and products;

  • Provide and deliver the products and services you request;

  • Respond to your comments or questions and for our Support team to provide service;

  • Send you related information, including confirmations, invoices, technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages;

  • Communicate with you about promotions, upcoming events and news about products and services offered by Green Method Farms, and for other marketing purposes of Green Method Farms;

  • Protect, investigate and deter against fraudulent, unauthorized or illegal activity.

Comments

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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

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.

Cookies

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Our Website uses Google Analytics, which uses cookies and similar technologies to collect and analyze information about the use of the services and report on activities and trends. If you are a registered user of our Websites and/or offerings, we may use this information, in combination with other information that you provide, to improve the services and other offerings of the program or website. This service may also collect information regarding the use of other websites, apps and online resources.  You can learn about Google’s practices by going to www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/ and may exercise the opt-out provided by Google by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout, or you can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.  For additional information please see “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps,” located here.

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

We do not share your personal information with third parties without your consent other than with the following:

  • Third Party Service Providers. With third parties who work on our behalf, provided that such third parties provide at least the same level of privacy protection as required by this Privacy Policy;

  • Lawful Requests. To comply with laws or to respond to lawful requests and legal process (provided that we will endeavor to notify you at the address you have given us if we have received a lawful request for your information);

  • Protection of Rights and Property. To protect the rights and property of Green Method Farms, our agents, customers and others including to enforce our agreements, policies and terms included in this Privacy Policy or our Terms of Service;

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Payment Processing

Our store is built on an e-commerce software platform called WooCommerce that allows us to sell our products and services to you.

Payment: If you provide us with your credit card information during the payment process, we send it to our PCI-DSS compliant payment gateway for processing using SSL encryption technology.

All direct payment gateways comply with the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and our payment processors and service providers.

Questions and Contact Information

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you (other than that information automatically generated by your use of our site), register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our customer service team at support@greenmethodfarms.com

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