Privacy Policy

At U.S. Hydroponic Association, we respect the privacy of our readers and never sell or distribute your personal information.

PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

U.S. Hydroponic Association collects and stores personal information in several ways at different parts of our Site. This information may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, age, gender, address, telephone number, User ID, User password, and other self-identifying information. This allows us to keep a user profile so that we may customize preferences for each specific user, as well as provide a faster method for users to submit information to U.S. Hydroponic Association, and receive back either the information, service, or products desired. U.S. Hydroponic Association may also request certain information using online order forms for products and services. On the order forms, we may collect contact information, demographic information, method of payment and, if applicable, a credit or debit card number. We may also collect information about you in surveys or for sweepstakes and contests on our Site and information about the searches you perform and the pages you visit on our Site.

U.S. Hydroponic Association may also monitor, on an anonymous aggregate basis, patterns of use in connection with e-mails that it sends out, including which links are clicked on in our email communications, so that we may use such information to better personalize the content of our Site and our mailings for our users. All such information will be protected in accordance with our Privacy Policy. We may also automatically collect your Internet Protocol address to help diagnose problems and for system administration. U.S. Hydroponic Association reserves the right to request any additional information necessary to establish and maintain your account for use of our Site.

USE OF INFORMATION BY U.S. HYDROPONIC ASSOCIATION

U.S. Hydroponic Association will not sell, rent or barter your personal information other than to its business partners as set forth in this Privacy Policy. However, we may from time to time aggregate statistical information regarding our customers, traffic patterns and site usage, or sell our research, which may contain aggregate information. In addition, we may report aggregate information to our advertisers. Such aggregate information will not individually identify any user. U.S. Hydroponic Association uses the information collected from you in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Information we collect is used to customize your experience at our Site. We also show you content that we think will be interesting to you, and display content according to the preferences you indicate while on our Site. U.S. Hydroponic Association may use your information to send you promotional materials about U.S. Hydroponic Association and its partners. We may also use your information to contact you, if necessary. We reserve the right to disclose any information if such action is necessary (a) to conform to the requirements of the law or to comply with legal process or a subpoena served on U.S. Hydroponic Association, (b) to protect and defend the legal rights or property of U.S. Hydroponic Association, our Site, or its users, or (c) in an emergency, to protect the health and safety of its users or the general public.

CHOICES YOU HAVE REGARDING THE COLLECTION, USE AND DISTRIBUTION OF YOUR INFORMATION

U.S. Hydroponic Association will not sell, rent or barter your personal information other than to its business partners as set forth in this Privacy Policy. However, we may from time to time aggregate statistical information regarding our customers, traffic patterns and site usage, or sell our research, which may contain aggregate information. In addition, we may report aggregate information to our advertisers. Such aggregate information will not individually identify any user. U.S. Hydroponic Association uses the information collected from you in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Information we collect is used to customize your experience at our Site. We also show you content that we think will be interesting to you, and display content according to the preferences you indicate while on our Site. U.S. Hydroponic Association may use your information to send you promotional materials about U.S. Hydroponic Association and its partners. We may also use your information to contact you, if necessary. We reserve the right to disclose any information if such action is necessary (a) to conform to the requirements of the law or to comply with legal process or a subpoena served on U.S. Hydroponic Association, (b) to protect and defend the legal rights or property of U.S. Hydroponic Association, our Site, or its users, or (c) in an emergency, to protect the health and safety of its users or the general public.

“COOKIES,” AND HOW U.S. HYDROPONIC ASSOCIATION USES THEM

For all our transactions, we employ reasonable and current Internet security methods and technologies. Where appropriate, we password protect, use encryption techniques and install firewalls. We strive to protect your privacy. We encourage our participating service providers to adopt and honor their own consumer privacy policies. For all our efforts to safeguard your privacy however, no system can be guaranteed. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us, or that we transmit to you, or guarantee that it will be free from unauthorized access by third parties. Once we receive your information, we use reasonable efforts to ensure its security on our systems. At U.S. Hydroponic Association we take great care and use the latest technologies to ensure the security and safety of all your transactions with U.S. Hydroponic Association.

ACCESSING, CHANGING OR DELETING YOUR INFORMATION

As part of your use of our Site, you are responsible for maintaining and updating, as applicable, your account registration data with current, accurate and complete information. You may view, update and/or edit the registration data you have provided to U.S. Hydroponic Association by logging in to your account and following the appropriate instructions.

WHAT ELSE YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT YOUR ONLINE PRIVACY

U.S. Hydroponic Association may also contain links to other web sites and advertising. The privacy policies of those web sites and advertisers may significantly differ from that of our Site, and U.S. Hydroponic Association is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites or for the privacy policies and practices of other third parties. It is your responsibility to contact such web site operators or advertisers directly to determine their Privacy Policy.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

U.S. Hydroponic Association reserves the right to change or modify this Privacy Policy in its discretion at any time without notice to the users of our Site, except that U.S. Hydroponic Association will post the changed or modified Privacy Policy on our Site as soon as practicable as such changes or modifications are implemented.

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