Information Collected and Used by Ohio Hydroponics
Ohio Hydro gathers identifying information about individuals only when individuals provide that information on a voluntary basis pursuant to the voluntary registration process for certain sections of the Website. Such information includes, but is not limited to, name, age, gender, email address, cell phone number, personal interests, physical address, and other contact information. We use this voluntary profile data to (a) provide customized content to users, (b) authenticate users, (c) send notifications to users relating to the Website, (d) assist users in communicating with us and each other, and (e) make offers to users that we believe may be of interest to them based on their personal profile data. With the exception of e-mail address, physical address and cell phone number, registered users’ voluntary personal profile information, including pictures, are displayed to other registered users in order to facilitate user interaction. Registered users’ user names are displayed to all users, although each verified user has the option of having his or her full name displayed to all users instead of his or her user name. Under no circumstances are e-mail addresses, physical addresses and cell phone numbers directly revealed to other users or disclosed to third parties other than as set forth below in the “Sharing and Disclosure of Information” section.
Ohio Hydro logs information about use of the Website, including IP address, profile information, pages visited, and browser type, from users of the website. This data is used to provide customized content to users, provide targeted offers to users, manage the site, track usage and improve services.
In order to access certain sections or features of the Website, users must provide us, at a minimum, with a valid e-mail address in order to complete the voluntary registration process. E-mail addresses are used to send notifications related to the Website and to communicate offers. Registered users may choose not to receive promotional e-mails from us by changing the settings within their personal profile, although such users may still receive e-mails from us concerning non-promotional Website communications. Registered users may communicate with each other through the Website without disclosing their e-mail addresses.
Cell phone numbers are used to send text and voice message notifications related to the Website and to communicate offers. Registered users may choose not to receive text messages from us by not providing their cell phone number to us at registration. Registered users who have provided their cell phone number to us may remove it from within their personal profile settings.
Ohio Hydro does not sell or make available any individual user information to unrelated third parties, except to third parties that are providing services to Ohio Hydro or as provided in the “Sharing and Disclosure of Information” section below. We may aggregate user information for the purpose of user analyses and inform advertisers of the results of such analyses. In all such instances, Ohio Hydro will refer only to general, aggregate usage data from these analyses and will never provide specific identifying information. We may also aggregate user information for the purpose of making offers to users that we believe may be of interest to them.
Third parties can read information voluntarily posted by registered users on the Website. That information can be used by those third parties to send you unsolicited messages. Ohio Hydro has no control over such unsolicited messages.
Correcting/Updating Information and Terminating Registration
Registered users may modify any of their personal information at any time by logging into their account and accessing their personal profile. Registered users may terminate their registration at any time, for any reason, by contacting email@example.com
Third Party Advertising
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
Registered user accounts are secured by user-created password. Website uses reasonable measures to protect registered user information that is stored within our database. Please note that we cannot guarantee the security of registered user account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of registered user information at any time. For any additional information about the security measures we use on the Website, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sharing and Disclosure of Information
Consistent with the Federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.
We give visitors options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include:
– Opting not to register to receive our electronic newsletters.
– Electronic newsletter subscribers may remove themselves from a mailing list by following the link provided in every newsletter that points visitors to the subscription management page.
– Opting not to participate in certain interactive areas which completely alleviate the need to gather any personally identifiable information from our visitors.
By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by Ohio Hydro.