Intothegarden.ca (the “Site”) is owned by Into the Garden Inc. (“Into the Garden”) who places a high priority on protecting your privacy.
The personal data we will collect;
Use of collected data;
Who has access to the data collected;
The rights of Site users; and
Data Collected Automatically
When you visit and use our Site, we automatically collect and store the following information:
First and last name;
Phone number; and
We collect the above information from Contact Us Forms completed by Site visitors.
We also automatically collect the following information when you visit and use our Site:
Your IP Address
Name of the browser you use to access the Site
The Site pages that you visited
The data we collect automatically is used for the following purposes:
To evaluate effectiveness of the Site;
To determine location of Site visitors;
To determine which web browsers are used by Site visitors;
To help diagnose problems with our server;
To administer the Site; and
For statistical metrics used to track Site visitor traffic.
Who We Share Personal Data With
We share personal data only with our owners and employees.
We may share user data with Google for the purpose of providing Site analytics. Google will not be able to access user data beyond what is reasonably necessary to achieve the given purpose.
How Your Information May Be Used
We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts to you; to answer your requests; etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us.
We may also use your information to track visitors of the Site. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users' needs. It also enables us to generate aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties which track and analyze website traffic for us.
The Site uses "cookie" messages to automatically help provide better services.
You are given the option on the Home Page of accepting or not accepting cookies.
Cookies remind us of who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you've done and told us before. The cookie is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you're particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of the Site, so we know which parts of our sites are most popular.
How Long We Store Personal Data
User data will be stored until the purpose the data was collected for has been achieved.
You will be notified if your data is kept for longer than this period.
How We Protect Your Personal Data
To protect your security, we use the strongest available browser encryption and store all of our data on servers in secure facilities. All data is only accessible to our employees. Our employees are bound by strict confidentiality agreements and a breach of this agreement would result in an employee’s termination.
While we take all reasonable precautions to secure that user data is secure and that users are protected, there always remains the risk of harm. The Internet as a whole can be insecure at times and therefore, we are unable to guarantee the security of user data beyond what is reasonably practical.
We do not knowingly collect or use personal data from children under 13 years of age. If we learn that we have collected personal data from a chile under 13 years of age, the personal data will be deleted as soon as possible. If a child under 13 years of age has provided us with personal data, their parent or guardian may contact our privacy officer.
How to Access, Modify, Delete or Challenge Data Collected
If you would like to know if we have collected your personal data, how we have used your data, if we have disclosed your personal data, and to whom we disclosed your personal data, or if you would like your data to be deleted or modified in any way, please contact our privacy officer here:
Address: PO BOX 115, Station Main
Ladysmith, BC V9G 1A1
We will not sell or share your data with other third parties, except in the following cases:
The law requires it;
It is required for a legal proceeding;
To prove or protect our legal rights; and
To buyers or potential buyers of this company if we seek to sell the company.
Into the Garden does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the company.
The Site may include links to external websites. These links do not fall under the Site domain, and Into the Garden is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.
February 2, 2023