Desert Succulents (“Desert Succulents“) operates DesertSucculents.com and may operate other websites. It is Desert Succulent’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Desert Succulents collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Desert Succulent’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Desert Succulent’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Desert Succulents may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Desert Succulents also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on DesertSucculents.com blogs/sites. Desert Succulents only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Desert Succulent’s websites choose to interact with Desert Succulents in ways that require Desert Succulents to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Desert Succulents gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at DesertSucculents.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Desert Succulents are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Desert Succulents collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Desert Succulents. Desert Succulents does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Desert Succulents may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Desert Succulents may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Desert Succulents does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Desert Succulents discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Desert Succulent’s behalf or to provide services available at Desert Succulent’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Desert Succulent’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Desert Succulents will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Desert Succulents discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Desert Succulents believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Desert Succulents, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of Desert Succulents website and have supplied your email address, Desert Succulents may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Desert Succulents and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Desert Succulents takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Desert Succulents, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Desert Succulents goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Desert Succulents may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.