We are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of all visitors to the gardenbirds.net website. Your privacy is important to us. Below we’ve provided detailed information on when and why we collect personal information, how we use it, the limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others, and how we keep it secure.
We only ask for personal information when we truly need it to provide a service to you. We collect it by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. We also let you know why we’re collecting it and how it will be used.
We only retain collected information for as long as necessary to provide you with your requested service. What data we store, we’ll protect within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
You are free to refuse our request for your personal information, with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with certain services.
You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold: please email us your request and we will respond accordingly.
Our website may link to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies. We may share your IP address, geographic location, and other browser related details with third party companies if this is required for them to provide their service to you.
We do not share any personally identifying information with third-parties, except if required to by law.
We may set and access cookies on your computer. Cookies are used to provide our system with the basic information to provide the services you are requesting. You can clear cookies at any time from your internet browser settings.
We use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns when anyone visits our site. We do this to track things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site and interactions with the site. This information is processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of visitors to our website.
Particular articles or pages on our site allow visitors to submit comments. When comments are submitted, you are entitled to use aliases or information that completely hides your identity. When a comment is submitted, the relevant details (e.g. name, email, website) that you provide are stored. These details are stored so that we can display your comment back to you, and to anyone viewing the comment sections on the site. We do not verify, nor require verification, of any information entered.
If we make a change to this policy that, in our sole discretion, is material, we will notify you by an update or email, where possible.
Your continued use of our website will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.