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PRIVACY POLICY

Version 10-01-2019

Grow West® (“Grow West” “we” “us,” or “our”) is committed to safeguarding the information you entrust to Grow West . This Privacy Policy  governs the manner in which Grow West collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (“you,” “your” or “User”) of its Website.

PRIVACY POLICY EFFECTIVE DATE AND NOTICE OF CHANGES

This Privacy Policy was last updated as of the effective date above. Grow West reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time by posting such changes to this page. You understand that you have the affirmative obligation to check this Privacy Policy periodically for changes, and you hereby agree to periodically review this Privacy Policy for such changes.  Use of the Website constitutes your express acceptance of and consent to the terms herein and continued use of the Website following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy constitutes an acceptance of those changes.  If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, you should immediately cease the use of the Website.  Grow West will endeavor to inform you of any exchange and its effects via notice on our Website. If as a result of a business transition, your Personal Information will be used in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, you will be given the choice to opt out.

DATA LOCATIONS

Grow West is based, and this Website is hosted, in the United States of America. If you are from the European Union, Canada or other regions of the world with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law and you are registering an account on the Website, or the Website, or otherwise using the Website, please note that any personally identifiable information that you provide to Grow West may be transferred to or utilized by Grow West, its affiliates or its service providers in the United States.  Any such personally identifiable information provided may be processed and stored in the United States by Grow West or a service provider acting on its behalf.

PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Information about Users that is maintained on Grow West’s or Grow West’s provider’s systems is protected using industry standard security measures. In order to secure your Personal Information, access to your data is password-protected, and sensitive data is protected by SSL encryption when it is exchanged with the Website.  However, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and Grow West cannot guarantee that the information submitted to, maintained on or transmitted from its systems will be completely secure. Grow West is not responsible for the circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website by any Users or third parties.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

The Website is not directed at children under 13 years of age, and Grow West does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 13 years of age via the Website.  If you believe we have information about a child under 13 through improper means, please notify us at privacy@GrowWest.com.

THE INFORMATION GROW WEST COLLECTS

The personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) collected on or through the Website can include some or all of the following: your name, address, telephone number(s), email addresses, text messaging information and other contact information associated with electronic or digital messaging methods, payment information, demographic information, and any other information or Content you may voluntarily provide.  Additionally, we may collect passwords, logins, individual device identifiers, geo-location statistics, check-ins, page views, Content uploads and other information about how you interact with the Website.  While not all of the information that we collect from you is personally identifiable, it may be associated with personally identifiable information that you provide us through the Website.

COOKIES

The Website uses cookies and web log files to track usage.  A cookie is a tiny data file that resides on your device web browser that allows us to recognize you when you use the Website using the same web browser. Like the information you enter during account registration, cookie and log file data us used to customize your experience using the Website.  One type of cookie, known as a “persistent” cookie, is set once you have logged in to the Website.  The next time you use the Website, the persistent cookie will allow us to recognize you so you will not need to log in before using the Website.  Another type of cookie, called a “session” cookie, is used to identify a particular session with the Website. Session cookies expire after a short time or when you close the Website.  You can choose to disable cookies, however this will prevent you from utilizing certain functionality of the Website. Grow West does not recognize “do not track” signals.

USE OF INFORMATION

Grow West may share Personal Information collected through your use of this Website with its partners and affiliates.  Ways in which we may use your Personal Information are: (1) to understand your use of the Website and to make improvements to our Website and our other products and services (including, without limitation, any other existing and future products and services); (2) to fulfill our service offerings; (3) to register you for online activities such as online ordering, mobile registration, or any other online interactive activities; (4) to respond to specific requests from you; (5) to provide tailored information and features regarding your use of the Website; (6) to provide any necessary notices to you if situations prompt such notification; (7) to protect the security or integrity of the Website if necessary; (8) to administer the Website in general, and (9) to promote and market Grow West and its related sponsors, partners and businesses, and various products and services and to assist in the business planning, marketing, advertising and sales efforts of the foregoing parties.  Information collected from you may also be used to ensure compliance with certain terms and conditions and agreements entered between you and Grow West as well as to prevent unauthorized use or disclosure of Content downloaded or otherwise accessed via the Website.

COMMUNICATIONS AND PROMOTIONS

Grow West may communicate with you through email and notices via the Website.  These may include a series of welcome emails which help inform new Users about various features of the Website, emails and confirmations regarding actions taken by you on the Website or orders placed by you through the Website, and notices relating to the proper functioning of the Website or your account.  Grow West may use your Personal Information to send you promotional information, products and services offered by third parties that Grow West feels may be of interest to you.  The Personal Information you provide will allow Grow West to alert you to new developments, features and enhancements, special offers, upgrade opportunities, news and general offers.  We may send Grow West electronic communications via email or the Website that may contain information regarding third-party products or services; however, this doesn’t mean that we’ve traded your Personal Information to any party.

THIRD PARTY USE OF INFORMATION

Grow West may share Personal Information with third parties under the following circumstances: (1) at the request of law enforcement or governmental agencies or in connection with a court order, subpoena, government investigation, or when otherwise required by law; (2) in the event of a potential sale, merger, acquisition, or similar event relating to Grow West or the Website; (3) working with third-party companies to support or perform various functions of the Website’s technical operation or execute a specific promotion or program; (4) to facilitate your transactions with our third-party partners; (5) to establish, protect or exercise Grow West’s legal or other rights, to defend against a legal claim or as otherwise allowed by law; (6) to protect the rights, property or safety of a user or any other person; and (7) to investigate or prevent a violation by you of any contractual or other relationship with us or the perpetration of any illegal or harmful activity.  Grow West may also disclose aggregate, anonymous data based on information collected from you to business partners.

INTERACTION WITH OTHER SERVICES

The Website may contain links to other applications, websites and services that may not be owned or operated by Grow West. Grow West cannot control, nor are we responsible for, the privacy practices or content of external services and applications.  You access and utilize such content and websites entirely at your own risk and expense.  We encourage you to read the privacy statements of each and every external application, website and or service that collects personally identifiable information from you. This Privacy Policy applies solely to Personal Information collected on this Website.

ADDITIONAL PRIVACY RIGHTS APPLICABLE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS

California law requires that we provide you with a summary of your privacy rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CPPA”) and the California Business and Professions Code.  As required by CPPA, this Privacy Policy identifies the categories of Personal Information that we collect through our website about individual consumers who use or visit our website and the categories of third-party persons or entities with whom such Personal Information may be shared.  CPPA further defines “personally identifiable information” as individually identifiable information about an individual consumer collected online by us from an individual and maintained by us in an accessible form, and may include any of the following: (1) a first and last name; (2) a home or other physical address, including street name and name of a city or town; (3) an email address; (4) a telephone number; (5) a social security number or other government-issued ID number; (6) any other identifier that permits the physical or online contacting of a specific individual; and (7) identifiers such as an IP address, account name, commercial purchase history or tendencies, biometric information, online activity (including browsing or search history), professional or employment-related information, non-public education information, and inferences drawn from these and other categories of information used to create a consumer profile.  California residents with an established a business relationship with us, have the non-waivable right to information on the last 12 months of activity:

  1. know, at the point of collection, what personal information is being collected;
  2. access and receive in a usable format the personal information collected from you;
  3. know what information is being sold or disclosed about you and to whom;
  4. restrict or opt-out of the sale of personal information;
  5. request deletion of personal information collected; and
  6. equal service and price, even if you exercise your privacy rights.

To exercise your rights, email us at privacy@growwest.com.  You can make a request one time each year.

ADDITIONAL PRIVACY RIGHTS APPLICABLE TO NEVADA RESIDENTS

Nevada Users may request that Grow West refrain from a sale of their personal information. Under the Nevada law, “sale” means the disclosure of covered information for monetary consideration to a recipient that then licenses or resells the information to another person. Generally, Grow West does not sell or license covered information.  Please use the contact information at the end of this Privacy Policy to submit do-not-sell requests to us.

PERSONAL INFORMATION, DISCLOSURE, OPT-OUT

You always have the option to opt-out of having your Personal Information disclosed by Grow West to third parties that are not agents or service providers of Grow West.  Otherwise, Grow West will retain your Personal Information for as long as your account and use of the Website remain active and for a period of time after that in order to provide you with the unique functionality of the Website.  If you would like to opt-out of such further disclosures or direct marketing, please contact us at privacy@growwest.com or use the opt-out mechanisms (if any) contained in the Website.

The Opt-Out Choices below provide instructions to review and request changes to any tracking of Personal Information that is collected through the Website.

Postal Lists – To remove your name and postal address from postal lists that we use for direct marketing purposes, please email us at privacy@growwest.com. or send a letter addressed to us at the address below.

Email – You can opt-out from any email newsletter or commercial email list and prevent the collection of related email response information by our email service providers by using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each message.  If you no longer want to receive third-party email offers that you requested through the Website, follow the advertiser’s unsubscribe link or opt-out instructions that should be included in every commercial message you receive.

Interest-Based Advertising – To opt-out of our use of your online viewing behavior data to serve interest-based advertising on third-party websites and email newsletters, please email us at privacy@growwest.com.  Note that you must opt-out separately from each computer or device and browser that you use to access our services and if you clear your cookies, you will need to repeat the opt-out process.  If you would like to opt out of the cookies set by these third-party companies, you can do so by the following the options provided by the Network Advertising Initiative at:  http://www.networkadvertising.org/optout_nonppii.asp. Please note that, even if you so opt-out, your Personal Information may still be disclosed to third parties to the extent that you affirmatively provide it to third parties using the Website (e.g., by posting it using functionality in the Website).

CONTACT

If you have any further questions, please contact us at privacy@GrowWest.com

Grow West

201 East Street

Woodland, CA 95776

 

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Grow West is a trade name for The Lyman Group, Inc. and The Tremont Group, Incorporated.

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