GDPR Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy of homeandgardenamerica.com
homeandgardenamerica.com collects some Personal Data from its Users.

POLICY SUMMARY
Personal Data collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

Access to third-party accounts
Dropbox account access and Google Drive account access
Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service
Advertising
Facebook Audience Network
Personal Data: Cookies, unique device identifiers for advertising (Google Advertiser ID or IDFA, for example) and Usage Data
Analytics
Google Analytics and Facebook Ads conversion tracking
Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data
Contacting the User
Contact form
Personal Data: address, company name, email address, first name and last name
Mailing list or newsletter
Personal Data: email address, first name and last name
Content commenting
Comment system managed directly
Personal Data: Cookies, email address, first name, last name, phone number, Usage Data, username and website
Data transfer outside the EU
Data transfer abroad based on consent
Personal Data: various types of Data
Displaying content from external platforms
Google Fonts
Personal Data: Usage Data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service
Gravatar
Personal Data: email address and Usage Data
Handling payments
Stripe
Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service
Remarketing and behavioral targeting
Facebook Custom Audience
Personal Data: Cookies and email address
Facebook Remarketing
Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data
User database management
Intercom
Personal Data: Cookies, email address, Usage Data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

Contact Information
Owner and Data Controller
Charles C Harmon Co LLC, 2457 Merrit Dr., Carson City, NV 89701
Owner contact email: chuck@charlescharmon.com

FULL POLICY
Owner and Data Controller
Charles C Harmon Co LLC, 2457 Merrit Dr., Carson City, NV 89701
Owner contact email: chuck@charlescharmon.com

Types of Data Collected
Among the types of Personal Data that homeandgardenamerica.com collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: Cookies, Usage Data, first name, last name, company name, address, email address, various types of Data, username, website, phone number and unique device identifiers for advertising (Google Advertiser ID or IDFA, for example).

Complete details on each type of Personal Data collected are provided in the dedicated sections of this privacy policy or by specific explanation texts displayed prior to the Data collection.

Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or, in case of Usage Data, collected automatically when using homeandgardenamerica.com.

Unless specified otherwise, all Data requested by homeandgardenamerica.com is mandatory and failure to provide this Data may make it impossible for homeandgardenamerica.com to provide its services. In cases where homeandgardenamerica.com specifically states that some Data is not mandatory, Users are free not to communicate this Data without consequences to the availability or the functioning of the Service.
Users who are uncertain about which Personal Data is mandatory are welcome to contact the Owner.

Any use of Cookies – or of other tracking tools – by homeandgardenamerica.com or by the owners of third-party services used by homeandgardenamerica.com serves the purpose of providing the Service required by the User, in addition to any other purposes described in the present document and in the Cookie Policy, if available.

Users are responsible for any third-party Personal Data obtained, published or shared through homeandgardenamerica.com and confirm that they have the third party’s consent to provide the Data to the Owner.

Mode and Place of Processing the Data

Methods of Processing
The Owner takes appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.
The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Owner, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of homeandgardenamerica.com (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Owner at any time.

Legal Basis of Processing
The Owner may process Personal Data relating to Users if one of the following applies:

• Users have given their consent for one or more specific purposes. Note: Under some legislations the Owner may be allowed to process Personal Data until the User objects to such processing (“opt-out”), without having to rely on consent or any other of the following legal bases. This, however, does not apply, whenever the processing of Personal Data is subject to European data protection law;

• provision of Data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with the User and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof;

• processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the Owner is subject;

• processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Owner;

• processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner or by a third party.

In any case, the Owner will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of Personal Data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.

Place
The Data is processed at the Owner’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located.

Depending on the User’s location, data transfers may involve transferring the User’s Data to a country other than their own. To find out more about the place of processing of such transferred Data, Users can check the section containing details about the processing of Personal Data.
Users are also entitled to learn about the legal basis of Data transfers to a country outside the European Union or to any international organization governed by public international law or set up by two or more countries, such as the UN, and about the security measures taken by the Owner to safeguard their Data.

If any such transfer takes place, Users can find out more by checking the relevant sections of this document or inquire with the Owner using the information provided in the contact section.

Retention time
Personal Data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for.

Therefore:
• Personal Data collected for purposes related to the performance of a contract between the Owner and the User shall be retained until such contract has been fully performed.

• Personal Data collected for the purposes of the Owner’s legitimate interests shall be retained as long as needed to fulfill such purposes. Users may find specific information regarding the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner within the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the Owner.

The Owner may be allowed to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever the User has given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, the Owner may be obliged to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.

Once the retention period expires, Personal Data shall be deleted. Therefore, the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period.

The Purposes of Processing
The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its Services, as well as for the following purposes: Analytics, Contacting the User, Data transfer outside the EU, Handling payments, Access to third-party accounts, Content commenting, Displaying content from external platforms, User database management, Advertising and Remarketing and behavioral targeting.

Users can find further detailed information about such purposes of processing and about the specific Personal Data used for each purpose in the respective sections of this document.

Detailed Information on the Processing of Personal Data
Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

• Access to third-party accounts

This type of service allows homeandgardenamerica.com to access Data from your account on a third-party service and perform actions with it. These services are not activated automatically, but require explicit authorization by the User.

Dropbox Account Access (Dropbox, Inc.)
This service allows homeandgardenamerica.com to connect with the User’s account on Dropbox, provided by Dropbox, Inc.
Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Google Drive Account Access (Google Inc.)
This service allows homeandgardenamerica.com to connect with the User’s account on Google Drive, provided by Google, Inc.
Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Advertising
This type of service allows User Data to be utilized for advertising communication purposes displayed in the form of banners and other advertisements on homeandgardenamerica.com, possibly based on User interests.

This does not mean that all Personal Data are used for this purpose. Information and conditions of use are shown below.

Some of the services listed below may use Cookies to identify Users or they may use the behavioral retargeting technique, i.e. displaying ads tailored to the User’s interests and behavior, including those detected outside homeandgardenamerica.com. For more information, please check the privacy policies of the relevant services.

In addition to any opt out offered by any of the services below, the User may opt out of a third-party service’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Facebook Audience Network (Facebook, Inc.)
Facebook Audience Network is an advertising service provided by Facebook, Inc. In order to understand Facebook’s use of Data, consult Facebook’s data policy.

homeandgardenamerica.com may use identifiers for mobile devices (including Android Advertising ID or Advertising Identifier for iOS, respectively) and technologies similar to cookies to run the Facebook Audience Network service. One of the ways Audience Network shows ads is by using the User’s ad preferences. The User can control this in the Facebook ad settings.

Users may opt-out of certain Audience Network targeting through applicable device settings, such as the device advertising settings for mobile phones or by following the instructions in other Audience Network related sections of this privacy policy, if available.

Personal Data collected: Cookies, unique device identifiers for advertising (Google Advertiser ID or IDFA, for example) and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy – Opt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

Analytics
The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.
Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of homeandgardenamerica.com, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.

Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy – Opt Out. Privacy Shield participant.
Facebook Ads conversion tracking (Facebook, Inc.)
Facebook Ads conversion tracking is an analytics service provided by Facebook, Inc. that connects data from the Facebook advertising network with actions performed on homeandgardenamerica.com.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Contacting the User
Contact form (homeandgardenamerica.com)

By filling in the contact form with their Data, the User authorizes homeandgardenamerica.com to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request as indicated by the form’s header.

Personal Data collected: address, company name, email address, first name and last name.
Mailing list or newsletter (homeandgardenamerica.com)

By registering on the mailing list or for the newsletter, the User’s email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive email messages containing information of commercial or promotional nature concerning homeandgardenamerica.com. Your email address might also be added to this list as a result of signing up to homeandgardenamerica.com or after making a purchase.

Personal Data collected: email address, first name and last name.

Content Commenting
Content commenting services allow Users to make and publish their comments on the contents of homeandgardenamerica.com.

Depending on the settings chosen by the Owner, Users may also leave anonymous comments. If there is an email address among the Personal Data provided by the User, it may be used to send notifications of comments on the same content. Users are responsible for the content of their own comments.

If a content commenting service provided by third parties is installed, it may still collect web traffic data for the pages where the comment service is installed, even when Users do not use the content commenting service.

Comment system managed directly (homeandgardenamerica.com)
homeandgardenamerica.com has its own internal content comment system.

Personal Data collected: Cookies, email address, first name, last name, phone number, Usage Data, username and website.

Data Transfer Outside the EU
The Owner is allowed to transfer Personal Data collected within the EU to third countries (i.e. any country not part of the EU) only pursuant to a specific legal basis. Any such Data transfer is based on one of the legal bases described below.

Users can inquire with the Owner to learn which legal basis applies to which specific service.
Data transfer abroad based on consent (homeandgardenamerica.com)

If this is the legal basis, Personal Data of Users shall be transferred from the EU to third countries only if the User has explicitly consented to such transfer, after having been informed of the possible risks due to the absence of an adequacy decision and appropriate safeguards.

In such cases, the Owner shall inform Users appropriately and collect their explicit consent via homeandgardenamerica.com.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data.

Displaying Content from External Platforms
This type of service allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of homeandgardenamerica.com and interact with them.

This type of service might still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.
Google Fonts (Google Inc.)

Google Fonts is a typeface visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows homeandgardenamerica.com to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Personal Data collected: Usage Data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.
Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.
Gravatar (Automattic Inc.)

Gravatar is an image visualization service provided by Automattic Inc. that allows homeandgardenamerica.com to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Please note that if Gravatar images are used for comment forms, the commenter’s email address or parts of it may be sent to Gravatar – even if the commenter has not signed up for that service.

Personal Data collected: email address and Usage Data.
Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

Handling Payments
Payment processing services enable homeandgardenamerica.com to process payments by credit card, bank transfer or other means. To ensure greater security, homeandgardenamerica.com shares only the information necessary to execute the transaction with the financial intermediaries handling the transaction.

Some of these services may also enable the sending of timed messages to the User, such as emails containing invoices or notifications concerning the payment.

Stripe (Stripe Inc)
Stripe is a payment service provided by Stripe Inc.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.
Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Remarketing and Behavioral Targeting
This type of service allows homeandgardenamerica.com and its partners to inform, optimize and serve advertising based on past use of homeandgardenamerica.com by the User.

This activity is performed by tracking Usage Data and by using Cookies, information that is transferred to the partners that manage the remarketing and behavioral targeting activity.

In addition to any opt out offered by any of the services below, the User may opt out of a third-party service’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Facebook Custom Audience (Facebook, Inc.)
Facebook Custom Audience is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by Facebook, Inc. that connects the activity of homeandgardenamerica.com with the Facebook advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and email address.
Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy – Opt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

Facebook Remarketing (Facebook, Inc.)
Facebook Remarketing is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by Facebook, Inc. that connects the activity of homeandgardenamerica.com with the Facebook advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy – Opt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

User Database Management
This type of service allows the Owner to build user profiles by starting from an email address, a personal name, or other information that the User provides to homeandgardenamerica.com, as well as to track User activities through analytics features. This Personal Data may also be matched with publicly available information about the User (such as social networks’ profiles) and used to build private profiles that the Owner can display and use for improving homeandgardenamerica.com.

Some of these services may also enable the sending of timed messages to the User, such as emails based on specific actions performed on homeandgardenamerica.com.

Intercom (Intercom Inc.)
Intercom is a User database management service provided by Intercom Inc. Intercom can also be used as a medium for communications, either through email, or through messages within homeandgardenamerica.com.

Personal Data collected: Cookies, email address, Usage Data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.
Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

The Rights of Users
Users may exercise certain rights regarding their Data processed by the Owner.

In particular, Users have the right to do the following:

• Withdraw their consent at any time. Users have the right to withdraw consent where they have previously given their consent to the processing of their Personal Data.

• Object to processing of their Data. Users have the right to object to the processing of their Data if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent. Further details are provided in the dedicated section below.

• Access their Data. Users have the right to learn if Data is being processed by the Owner, obtain disclosure regarding certain aspects of the processing and obtain a copy of the Data undergoing processing.

• Verify and seek rectification. Users have the right to verify the accuracy of their Data and ask for it to be updated or corrected.

• Restrict the processing of their Data. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of their Data. In this case, the Owner will not process their Data for any purpose other than storing it.

• Have their Personal Data deleted or otherwise removed. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain the erasure of their Data from the Owner.

• Receive their Data and have it transferred to another controller. Users have the right to receive their Data in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another controller without any hindrance. This provision is applicable provided that the Data is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on the User’s consent, on a contract which the User is part of or on pre-contractual obligations thereof.

• Lodge a complaint. Users have the right to bring a claim before their competent data protection authority.

Details about the Right to Object to Processing
Where Personal Data is processed for a public interest, in the exercise of an official authority vested in the Owner or for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner, Users may object to such processing by providing a ground related to their particular situation to justify the objection.
Users must know that, however, should their Personal Data be processed for direct marketing purposes, they can object to that processing at any time without providing any justification. To learn, whether the Owner is processing Personal Data for direct marketing purposes, Users may refer to the relevant sections of this document.

How to Exercise these Rights
Any requests to exercise User rights can be directed to the Owner through the contact details provided in this document. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by the Owner as early as possible and always within one month.

Cookie Policy
homeandgardenamerica.com uses Cookies. To learn more and for a detailed cookie notice, the User may consult the Cookie Policy.
Additional information about Data collection and processing

Legal Action
The User’s Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Owner in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of homeandgardenamerica.com or the related Services.  The User declares to be aware that the Owner may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional Information about User’s Personal Data
In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, homeandgardenamerica.com may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular Services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System Logs and Maintenance
For operation and maintenance purposes, homeandgardenamerica.com and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with homeandgardenamerica.com (System logs) use other Personal Data (such as the IP Address) for this purpose.

Information Not Contained in this Policy
More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Owner at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.

How “Do Not Track” requests are handled
homeandgardenamerica.com does not support “Do Not Track” requests.

To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
The Owner reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page and possibly within homeandgardenamerica.com and/or – as far as technically and legally feasible – sending a notice to Users via any contact information available to the Owner. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom.

Should the changes affect processing activities performed on the basis of the User’s consent, the Owner shall collect new consent from the User, where required.

DEFINITIONS AND LEGAL REFERENCES

Personal Data (or Data)
Any information that directly, indirectly, or in connection with other information — including a personal identification number — allows for the identification or identifiability of a natural person.

Usage Data
Information collected automatically through homeandgardenamerica.com (or third-party services employed in homeandgardenamerica.com), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use homeandgardenamerica.com, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User’s IT environment.

User
The individual using homeandgardenamerica.com who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the Data Subject.

Data Subject
The natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)
The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes Personal Data on behalf of the Controller, as described in this privacy policy.

Data Controller (or Owner)
The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of Personal Data, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of homeandgardenamerica.com. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of homeandgardenamerica.com.
homeandgardenamerica.com (or this Application)
The means by which the Personal Data of the User is collected and processed.

Service
The service provided by homeandgardenamerica.com as described in the relative terms (if available) and on this site/application.
European Union (or EU)

Unless otherwise specified, all references made within this document to the European Union include all current member states to the European Union and the European Economic Area.

Cookies
Small sets of data stored in the User’s device.

Legal Information
This privacy statement has been prepared based on provisions of multiple legislations, including Art. 13/14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation). This privacy policy relates solely to homeandgardenamerica.com, if not stated otherwise within this document.