Privacy Policy

Hi and welcome to our Privacy Policy,

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.

This Privacy Policy applies to thesmartbackyard.com (hereinafter, “us”, “we”, or “http://thesmartbackyard.com”).

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website.

We have adopted this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties.

This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.

This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms and conditions posted on our Website, set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website.

Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.

Website Visitors

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.

Security

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.

Advertisements

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.

This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by The Smart Backyard and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

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 strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of every site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.

Aggregated Statistics

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.

Affiliate Disclosure

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.

Cookies

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.

The Smart Backyard uses cookies to help The Smart Backyard identify and track visitors, their usage of http://thesmartbackyard.com, and their website access preferences.

The Smart Backyard visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using The Smart Backyard’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of The Smart Backyard’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to The Smart Backyard’s use of cookies.

E-commerce

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.

Business Transfers

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.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, The Smart Backyard may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in The Smart Backyard’s sole discretion.

The Smart Backyard encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy.

Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

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