We respect your privacy.
Who We Are:
We SECRO Lab, LLC DBA Plant Informer (herein referred to as the “Company” and “we”), doing business as Plant InformerTM through our website PlantInformer.com (herein referred to as the “Website”).
People visiting and using the Website, including you, are herein referred to as “you,” “user,” “users,” “visitor,” and “visitors.”
What Personal Data We Collect and Why:
When visitors leave comments on the Website, the Company collects the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string in order to help prevent spam on the Website.https://79422799492f87308f92d98e6baa2ecb.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-38/html/container.html
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.
The Company collects the data shown in the Contact form in order to adequately service and respond to website visitors.
If you leave a comment on the Website 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 month.
If you have an account and you log in to the Website, 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.https://79422799492f87308f92d98e6baa2ecb.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-38/html/container.html
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 the Website 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.
The Website and third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (Google Analytics cookie) to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on past visits to our website. More specifically, our Website has implemented uses display advertising, and we utilize Google Analytics to implement a specific feature called remarketing. Remarketing is a feature of Google’s AdWords that allows us to optimize the delivery of ad content specifically targeted to a visitor’s interests based upon previous visits to our site. If you’d like more information about remarketing lists in Google Analytics please visit the following site: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2611268.
If you would like to opt-out of Google Analytics for display advertising you may do so by going to the following website: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticatedhttps://79422799492f87308f92d98e6baa2ecb.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-38/html/container.html
There is also a Google Analytics opt-out browser add on that you can download: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
What about sponsored content?
We will only include products we love and have used ourselves. Any sponsored or affiliated posts, we will make sure to include
“FTC DISCLOSURE: IN ORDER FOR US TO MAINTAIN THIS WEBSITE, SOME OF THE LINKS IN THE POST ABOVE MAY BE AFFILIATE LINKS. REGARDLESS, WE ONLY RECOMMEND PRODUCTS WE USE PERSONALLY AND/OR BELIEVE WILL ADD VALUE TO OUR READERS”
at the bottom of the page.
Social media pages where we use affiliate links for product recommendations and place links in those posts, we will make every effort to put “affiliate link” or #ad somewhere within the post.
Plant Informer Partners
This Site is affiliated with CMI Marketing, Inc., d/b/a Raptive (“Raptive”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site, and Raptive will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about Raptive’s data usage, click here: https://www.cafemedia.com/publisher-advertising-privacy-policy
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. To learn more about Amazon Associate’s program policies and data usage, click here affiliate-program.amazon.com/help/operating/policies.
How Long Do 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 a username is not able to be changed. Website administrators can also see and edit this information, as well, except for the username. This lasts for one month.
The Rights You Have Over Your Data – EU GDPR
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.
As of May 25th, 2018, all residents of the European Economic Area have the following data protection rights under the EU GDPR (European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation):
If you would like to access, make a correction, provide an update, or delete your personal information from our Website and third party providers, please contact us at any time by emailing [email protected]. There is no fee in order to access your personal data, or to exercise any of your rights to change, update, or delete any of this data. However, we reserve the right to charge a reasonable fee if your request is unreasonable, repetitive, or excessive in any nature to our digression, and we also reserve the right to not comply with your request in these specific circumstances.
In addition, you may also object to the Company processing or restrict processing of your personal information, or request portability of your personal information to another service provider. To exercise these rights, please contact us at [email protected].
You also have right to opt-out of receiving marketing communications we will send you from time to time, at any time. Please exercise this right by clicking on “unsubscribe” or “opt-out” link located at the bottom of any marketing emails that we send to you.
Similarly, if we have collected and processed your personal information under your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent shall not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent or if you so choose to provide us your consent thereafter at another time. However, if you are to revoke your consent, you will not be able to use any Product, Service or feature of our Website that does require collection or use of the information we previously collected or used on the basis of consent, and you understand that revoking your consent may impact your ability to access Products, Services, and Materials offered by the company that you previously purchased.
We will respond to all requests received from individuals wishing to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable respective data protection laws. However, we reserve the right to keep any required information in our archives of which we deem necessary in order for us to comply with Company’s legal obligations, resolve any claims and disputes, and enforce our agreements.
In order to process any request under your rights previously mentioned, we will need to request some specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and to ensure you have right to access the personal data under the request (or to exercise any other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data, including yours, is not to be disclosed to any person who does not have right to receive it. For additional confirmation, we may also need to contact you to ask for additional information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
Although we try to respond to all legitimate requests right away, the wait time for response may vary depending on the number of requests in our queue. Occasionally, especially if your request complex or you request contains a number of requests, it may take us longer to complete. If this is the case, we will be sure to notify you.
You have the right to make a complaint to a data protection authority about our collection and use of your personal information. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority.
If you are an EU resident and you are not happy with any aspect of how we have collected and used your data, we would be grateful if you would contact us first if you do have a complaint, so that we can try to resolve it for you. However, if you need further assistance, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk).
Where We Send Your Data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. We use third party tools on our site to help with processing your account information uploaded by you, under your consent. These third party tools are used to effectively operate our website and the third party’s do not have direct access to your information, as this is all stored on our private server space.
Contact information, including name, email, phone number, and address may be sent to our email management third party account, so we can effectively provide you with our emails. If you would like to opt-out of this at any time, please click the “Opt-Out” or “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any of our emails you receive.