Your privacy is critically important to us.
It is The Smart Backyard’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.
We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website.
Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.
Like most website operators, The Smart Backyard collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The Smart Backyard’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The Smart Backyard’s visitors use its website.
From time to time, The Smart Backyard may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
The Smart Backyard also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our website and blog posts.
The Smart Backyard only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to The Smart Backyard’s websites choose to interact with The Smart Backyard in ways that require The Smart Backyard to gather personally-identifying information.
The amount and type of information that The Smart Backyard gathers depends on the nature of the interaction.
For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog to provide a username and email address.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure.
While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Ads appearing on our website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies.
These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer.
This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you.
Links To External Sites
Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us.
If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site.
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.
The Smart Backyard may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. The Smart Backyard may display this information publicly or provide it to others.
However, The Smart Backyard does not disclose your personally-identifying information.
This site uses affiliate links and does earn a commission from certain links.
This does not affect the quality of your purchases or the price you may pay in any way.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, The Smart Backyard uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns.
Those who engage in transactions with The Smart Backyard – by purchasing The Smart Backyard’s services or products, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions.
In each case, The Smart Backyard collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with The Smart Backyard.
The Smart Backyard does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Amazon Affiliate Disclosure
The Smart Backyard is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program; an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.
If The Smart Backyard, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that The Smart Backyard goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party.
You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that any acquirer of The Smart Backyard may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.