Privacy Policy

Who We Are

We are HomeGarden-Journal.Com (hereinafter referred to ‘website owner/the website/this website/our website/we’) and can be contacted through this form.

The Website owner recognizes that the privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit the website, and how the website owner safeguards your information. We never sell your personal information to third parties.

What Personal Data We Collect and Why We Collect It

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

We do not collect your email address from the comments form for use in any email list, such as a newsletter or marketing email list.  We also never sell email addresses to third parties.

Media

In general, users are not able to upload images or other media files to this website.  However, if you do 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.

Contact Forms

When you fill out a contact form on the website we only collect the information you enter into the contact form.  If the form asks for your name, email address, or any other personal information, then that information is sent to us via email.  We only retain that information—including your email address—for as long as necessary to address your purpose in contacting us.

Email addresses provided in contact forms are not ever used by us for any purpose other than to reply to you in regards to your reason for contacting us.  We never sell information from contact forms to any third party for any purpose.

Log Files

As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include