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Tuesday, 21 April 2009 19:00

Plant Publicity Holland Privacy and Web Site (perennialandnurserynews.com) Usage Policy
Welcome to perennialandnurserynews.com. This Web site is owned and operated by Plant Publicity Holland.
Plant Publicity Holland may collect information from visitors to our Web site however will not sell or pass on to third parties any information collected from visitors to our Web site (referred to as "Users"). We are firmly committed to protecting the privacy, confidentiality, accuracy and security of Users' personal information. Personal information includes any factual or subjective information, recorded or not, about an identifiable individual. This includes information in any form.  Personal information does not include the name, title, business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization.

Our privacy policy is based on the ten principles of the Canadian Standards Association Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information (CAN/CSA-Q30-96).  Robert Ellidge has been designated as Privacy Officer and is accountable for Plant Publicity Holland's compliance with this policy.  

Principle 1 - Accountability

Plant Publicity Holland is accountable for the protection of all personal information within the organization's possession or control, including any personal information that has been transferred to a third party for any purposes.  We will not sell, trade or rent any of our Users' personal information to any third parties.

Principle 2 - Identifying purposes

The purpose(s) for collecting any information from our Users will be identified before the information is collected.   In general, Plant Publicity Holland collects personal information only to provide requested electronic newsletters or information.  Additional purposes for collecting personal information would be identified to an individual before or at the time of collection.

Principle 3 - Consent

Plant Publicity Holland will obtain consent before or when it collects, uses or discloses personal information about an individual.  An individual can provide consent to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information about them expressly or implicitly.  For example, completion of the optional online contact form implies consent for the purposes of providing requested electronic newsletters or information.
Plant Publicity Holland will collect, use or disclose personal information without an individual's consent only in limited circumstances as permitted by the Canadian Privacy Guidelines (http://privcom.gc.ca/information/guide_e.asp#016).  With the exception of certain legal and contractual restrictions, if reasonable notice is given, an individual can refuse or withdraw their consent to the collection, use or disclosure of personal information about them at any time.  

Principle 4 - Limiting Collection

Any personal information we collect from Users will be limited to only those details necessary for the identified purpose. We will not collect more information than we need to fulfill the purpose identified to Users.

Principle 5 - Limiting Use, Disclosure, and Retention

Users' personal information will not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with consent or as required by law. We will keep a User's personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose identified to the User.

Principle 6 - Accuracy

We will keep Users' personal information as accurate, complete and up-to-date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used.

Principle 7 - Safeguards

Users' personal information shall be protected with security measures that are appropriate for the sensitivity level of the information.   Our employees are required to comply with our Information Security Policy. In addition, all employees are required to abide by the privacy standards we have established. Unauthorized access to and/or disclosure of User personal information by an employee of Plant Publicity Holland is strictly prohibited.

Principle 8 - Openness

We will provide and make readily available to Users, information on our policies, procedures and practices relating to how Users' personal information is managed.

Principle 9 - User Access

Upon request, a User will be informed of the existence, use, and disclosure of his or her personal information and will be given access to that information. A User may verify the accuracy and completeness of the information and have it amended as appropriate.

Principle 10 - Compliance

A User may forward any questions or enquiries about compliance with these privacy principles to our Privacy Officer. (see Privacy Questions & Concerns)

Changes, Updates, Opt-Out Policy

Plant Publicity Holland strives to keep your personal information as accurate and up-to-date as necessary. We provide you with the opportunity to update personal information you have provided, or, opt-out of receiving communications from us at any time. To remove your information from our database so as not to receive any future communications or newsletters you can: E-mail us at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Privacy Questions & Concerns

If you have any questions or concerns about our personal information handling practices, please contact our Privacy Officer by E-mailing us at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

GENERAL WEB SITE POLICIES

Cookies
When you access the Perennial and Nursery News Web site, a "cookie" may be automatically installed on your hard-drive. A cookie is a small text file that contains a unique identification number, which can be used to identify your browser, but not you. Cookies form an essential part of the Internet today by allowing servers to recognize Users' browsers when the Users return to previously visited Web sites.  Since cookies are only text files, they cannot "run" on your computer and have no ability to search your computer for information or to transmit information to anyone. Although cookies may help enrich your Internet experience, you are free to prevent the installation of cookies on your hard-drive, including the Perennial and Nursery News cookie, by simply disabling the feature in your browser's options.

Intellectual Property Rights
All trademarks, service marks, logos, slogans, domain names and trade names (collectively "Marks") are the properties of their respective owners. Plant Publicity Holland disclaims any proprietary interest in Marks other than its own.
All materials contained in the Web site are the copyrighted property of Plant Publicity Holland, its affiliates  andaffiliates and/or third-party licensors. You are granted permission to view, use, reproduce, copy and distribute documents within Plant Publicity Holland's Web site provided that you agree that: (i) you will not modify the documents, publications or graphics; (ii) you will not quote materials out of context; (iii) that when you quote materials, the materials are properly attributed; and (iv) when you display material, you will retain and display the copyright notice of Plant Publicity Holland, or the author, on such content. You further agree that Plant Publicity Holland shall have the right to revoke its consent at any time and you shall immediately cease any further use of the Plant Publicity Holland Web site content. The foregoing consent does not include permission to copy the design elements, look and feel, or layout of Plant Publicity Holland's Web site. Subject to the further terms set forth in the Disclaimer of Warranties, you assume all risks concerning the suitability and accuracy of the information within Plant Publicity Holland's Web site which you propose to use.

External Links
This Web site, or other Plant Publicity Holland materials, may contain links to other sites.  Plant Publicity Holland is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other Web sites. The terms and conditions of the Plant Publicity Holland privacy policy do not necessarily apply to any such linked Web sites. Plant Publicity Holland does not endorse any linked Web sites, or the information, materials, products or services that are contained in or accessible through such linked Web sites. Plant Publicity Holland disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to the information, materials, products and services that are contained in or accessible through linked Web sites, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement.

Disclaimer of Warranties
Plant Publicity Holland has taken reasonable measures to ensure that the information contained within this Web site is reliable, however, by using this Web site, you accept the information, products and services provided herein "AS IS." Plant Publicity Holland makes no express or implied warranty regarding the accuracy, content, completeness, reliability, operability, or legality of information contained within this Web site, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement of proprietary rights.

Policy Updates
Plant Publicity Holland reserves the right to change or modify our privacy policy and general Web site policies. A modification date will be posted.
Modified:   April 22, 2009

 


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