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Specialized Landscape Company
PRIVACY STATEMENT

This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for Specialized Landscape Company and how it treats the information that Specialized Landscape Company collects and receives, including information related to your past use of Specialized Landscape Company products and services. This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Specialized Landscape Company does not own or control, or to people that Specialized Landscape Company does not employ or manage.

1. The information collected by Specialized Landscape Company.
2. How information collected by Specialized Landscape Company is used.
3. Communications from Specialized Landscape Company.
4. Underage customers.
5. Linking to third-party websites.
6. Our internal practices.
7. Changes to our privacy policy.
8. Final Statement

1. The information collected by Specialized Landscape Company.

Specialized Landscape Company will not knowingly sell, share, or rent the information collected on this site to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. Specialized Landscape Company collects information from our users at several different points on our website.

1.1 Information that is actively submitted to Specialized Landscape Company.

Surveys & Contests. From time-to-time our site requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

1.2 Third party advertisers on Specialized Landscape Company's site.

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads (using methods that include Pixel Tags and Clear Gifs) when you visit our Web site. Our third-party advertising company may separately place or recognize a cookie file on your browser in the course of delivering advertisements to this Site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

2. How information collected by Specialized Landscape Company is used.

We provide personally identifiable information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims. Further, we believe it is necessary to share personally identifiable information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of Specialized Landscape Company's terms of use, or as otherwise required by law.

3. Communications from Specialized Landscape Company.

Receipt and Item Shipped Emails. We send an email to the email address associated with the account a user has provided to confirm the receipt of an order as well as to notify the customer when we ship the order. This process is designed to be a courtesy message for our customers. Out of respect for the privacy of our users we present the option to not receive any future types of communications. Please see our opt-out options below.

Opting out. Users are provided an opportunity to 'opt-out' of having their information used for purposes not directly related to the services they request for order at the point where we ask for the information. For example, our order form has an 'opt-out' mechanism so users who buy a product from us, but don't want any marketing material, can keep their email address off of our lists. Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter or promotional materials from Specialized Landscape Company and its partners may opt-out of receiving these communications by replying to unsubscribe in the subject line in the email or email us at Chris@specializedlandscape.com

4. Underage customers.

The Specialized Landscape Company site is not intended for use by anyone under the age of thirteen (13), and any individual under such age should not provide Specialized Landscape Company with personally identifiable information. Specialized Landscape Company does not knowingly contact, market to, or solicit, collect or use personally identifiable information from or about any individual under the age of thirteen (13). It is possible that by fraud or deception we may receive information pertaining to children under thirteen (13). If we are notified of that Specialized Landscape Company has personal information regarding a person under the age of thirteen (13), as soon as we reasonably verify the information, we will either obtain parental consent or otherwise delete the information from our servers. If you want to notify Specialized Landscape Company of our receipt of information by children under 18, please do so by emailing us at: Chris@specializedlandscape.com.

5. Linking to third-party websites.

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

6. Our privacy practices.

When users submit sensitive information via the website, the information is protected both online and off-line.

When our registration/order form asks users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number and/or social security number), that information is encrypted and is protected with encryption software. While on a secure page, such as our order form, the lock icon on the bottom of Web browsers such as Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to un-locked, or open, when you are just 'surfing.'

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also take efforts to protect user-information off-line. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, our billing clerk or a customer service representative) are granted access to personally identifiable information. In addition, the servers that we store personally identifiable information on are kept in a secure environment, behind a locked door.

7. Security

In order to maximize protection of your information, Specialized Landscape Company uses state-of-the-art technology to protect your data from use, misuse, or alteration by unauthorized third parties. Currently, we use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol to protect your data and secure your transactions. SSL encrypts all your personal information, including your credit card number, name, and address, as it is transmitted over the Internet. Of course, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure, and Specialized Landscape Company does not warrant that your information will be absolutely secure. Any transmission of data on or through the use of Specialized Landscape Company is at your own risk.

8. Changes to our privacy policy.

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post a notice on our Home page so our users can review the changes and be aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under certain circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

9. Final Statement

We at Specialized Landscape Company will use your information in accordance with the privacy policy that is currently in effect.

 

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