Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: http://seedsbusinessresourcecenter.com.

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.

Media

If you 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

If you use a contact form on our site to contact us, that information is in the form of an email.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Google Analytics

Who we share your data with

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Registration

At this time there is no Registration required.

Browsing the site

Throughout our websites and email newsletters, we offer the option for you to forward information to a friend. In this process we use an online form collect your name, email address, an optional comment from you, and the email address of your friend. This information is used to deliver the item to your friend, but is not stored by us; the email address(es) that you provide to use this feature will only be used to send the requested information.

Participating in a survey, contest, or special offer

Several times a year, SEEDSBusinessResourceCenter.com hosts optional surveys, contests, and special offers, each of which may ask you for additional information about your experience, opinion, or demographics. This information is maintained on a secure server accessible only by staff.

Aggregate information

Our goal is to help you be an effective advocate for, or broadcaster of, important ideas. Therefore, the majority of the information we collect, from website tracking to survey responses, has to do with what your interests are and how you use (or would like to use) our work. We analyze this data in aggregate and in segments and use this information in order to provide better research, content, design, organization, and delivery of our work to you.

When you submit questions or comments to a SEEDSBusinessResourceCenter.com staff member by email (via a link on the website, e.g.), we will use your e-mail address to respond directly to you. Except as explained in this policy, SEEDSBusinessResourceCenter.com does not send unsolicited e-mail.

Other individual information

If you supply us with your postal address you will not receive  mailings from us.

If you supply us with your telephone number we will only call you with information regarding orders you have placed or to update contact information. On rare occasions we may contact you by phone to seek input or advice on a particular policy issue or opportunity.

If your participation in a contest, survey, or special offer entitles you to a prize or other gift of thanks, we will use information you provided to us to fulfill your prize. Some survey information may be maintained with your profile so we can tailor the presentation of our work to you.

With whom we share the information: Third party service providers

We will not share individually-identifying personal information about you with third parties without your permission, with the exception of service providers or other organizations we contract with to fulfill services on our behalf (e.g. delivering email or mail, executing credit card transactions), or under the circumstances described in Compliance with Legal Requirements below.

Compliance with Legal Requirements

We may disclose personal information if we are required to by law, or we believe that such action is necessary to (a) comply with the law or with legal process, (b) protect and defend our rights and property, (c) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of SEEDSBusinessResourceCenter.com’s work, or (d) protect the personal safety or property of our users or the public. As such, if you attempt to pose as someone else, we may disclose information about you or your actions as part of an investigation into any harm done by your actions.

Security

When we transfer and receive certain types of sensitive information, such as financial information, we redirect visitors to a secure outside vendor’s server (currently PayPal) To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to protect the information we collect online.

Business Transitions

If SEEDSBusinessResourceCenter.com were to merge with or acquire another entity, or sell a portion of its assets, some information regarding donors, subscribers, registered website users, and/or website visitors may be transferred.

How you can manage the use of your information On the Manage Profile page, you can update or correct inaccuracies in your registration information, subscribe or unsubscribe from enewsletters, and change your password

We respect those that wish to receive the benefits of registration but otherwise wish to have no contact at all with the organization. If you wish to have no email contact, phone contact, or mailings from SEEDSBusinessResourceCenter.com, please call, email, or write us at the contacts provided. We will process the request within 10 business days of receiving notice. We reserve the right to contact you for customer service purposes regarding any transactions you initiate with the contact form on the site.

If you feel that this site is not following its stated privacy policy, you may contact us at the addresses listed on the home page or phone number, the DMA’s Committee on Ethical Business Practices at ethics@the-dma.org, state or local chapters of the Better Business Bureau, the state or local consumer protection office, or the Federal Trade Commission by phone at (202) FTC-HELP ((202) 382-4357) or electronically at

http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/complaint.htm.

Miscellaneous

We do not currently partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies. Read our sponsorship policy here.

SEEDSBusinessResourceCenter.com is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of websites to which it links.

From time to time, we may use website visitor information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our website to notify you of these changes. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our website periodically.

Privacy Statement

SEEDSBusinessResourceCenter.com will not divulge any personal information. Notifications – This site abides by a No-Spam Policy. Emails are only sent to purchasers and to newsletter subscribers.

Our Commitment To Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.

We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties. We have a no spam policy.

Copyrights

All information, logos, trademarks, texts on this site are property of their respective owner. No images or content from this site may be used, copied or reproduced without written permission.

SEEDSBusinessResourceCenter.com respects your privacy. As we develop our online presence, we will revise our Privacy

Policy to reflect our practices and to meet any legislative or other requirements. The terms of this Privacy Policy form part of and should be read in conjunction with the Terms of Use and Licenses which govern this Website.

We will not sell, rent, trade, share, reveal or disclose any of your personal information, unless

* you have specifically requested that we do so;

* we deem it necessary to provide you with services you have requested;

* we are required to do so by a Court of competent jurisdiction or by a governmental order, decree, regulation or rule of any regulatory agency;

* our terms and conditions state that we will;

* we reasonably believe that use of disclosure is necessary to prevent or lessen a serious and imminent threat to an individual’s life, health or safety or a serious threat to public health or safety; or

* We have reason to suspect that unlawful activity has been, is being or may be engaged in and the use or disclosure of your personal information is a necessary part of our investigation of the matter or in reporting our concerns to relevant persons or authorities.

These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any other purposes.

Changes to Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.