Privacy Policy

The following is the privacy policy for the www.simonseed.com website. In this policy, Simon Seed describes what personal information Simon Seed collects on our site, how Simon Seed uses it, and your options regarding information Simon Seed may collect about you. Where more details are needed to explain our privacy practices as to a particular Simon Seed product or service, we may post separate privacy notices to describe how a particular Simon Seed product or service processes personal information which is accessible from the topic index to the right of this Policy and/or links to the same.

If you have questions about this policy, please feel free to contact us at the address listed on our website.

Simon Seed's Use of Cookies and E-Mail

What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognizes a user’s device. You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org.

For a video about cookies visit www.google.com/goodtoknow/data-on-the-web/cookies.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that advertisements you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below.

Simon Seed collects cookies on our Web Site to capture information about page visits (e.g. “performance cookies.”) This information is anonymous and Simon Seed uses this information only internally - to deliver the most effective content to our visitors. Information from the cookie is used to gauge page popularity, analyze traffic patterns on our site and guide development of other improvements to our site.

In our email programs, Simon Seed employs some tracking methods (e.g. “targeting, performance, and functionality cookies”). We track “opens” via a tracking pixel in the email- meaning we track who opens our e-mails messages and when you open our e-mail messages; and we track “clicks” via encoded URLs-meaning we track whether you click on the links contained in our e-mail messages. This information is used internally only to help us deliver relevant messaging, and is not shared with any third parties.

Simon Seed does not require that you accept cookies and/or you may withdraw your consent to our use of cookies at any time by adjusting your browser's privacy settings, however, some functionality on our Web site (e.g. “functionality cookies”), our product or service check-out process, and products and services may be disabled if you decline to accept cookies ( e.g. “necessary cookies”).

You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. You may also change your cookie settings through preference options in our products and/or services, where applicable. We will indicate that upon selecting your preferences, that we will use a cookie to remember your preferences.

Simon Seed never gives away information about our users. If you choose to provide personally identifiable information about yourself, Simon Seed will use this information only to communicate directly with you. Simon Seed will not sell, rent or otherwise disclose that information to third parties unless such disclosure is necessary for the purposes set forth in this Policy, by law or a policy or notice contained or associated with a specific.

Simon Seed's Use of Remarketing with Google Analytics

Simon Seed collects cookies on our Web site to capture information about page visits. This information is anonymous and Simon Seed uses this information only internally - to deliver the most effective content to our visitors. Information from the cookies is used to gauge page popularity, analyze traffic patterns on our site and guide development of other improvements to our site. Simon Seed does not require that you accept cookies, however, some functionality on our Web site, our product or service check-out process, and products and services may be disabled if you decline to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. You may also change your cookie settings through preferences options in our products and/or services, where applicable. Simon Seed never gives away information about our users. If you choose to e-mail us and provide personally identifiable information about yourself, Simon Seed will use this information only to respond to your inquiry. Simon Seed will not sell, rent or otherwise disclose that information to third parties unless such disclosure is necessary for the purposes set forth in this Policy, by law or a policy or notice contained or associated with a specific Simon Seed product or service.

Simon Seed uses analytics data and the DoubleClick cookie to serve ads based on a user's prior visits to our website. Site visitors may opt out of the DoubleClick cookie by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page or they may opt out of Google Analytics by visiting the Google Analytics opt-out page.

Google has additional information available about their Remarketing Privacy Guidelines, Policies, and Restrictions.

Volunteered Information and Use of Information

When you license or subscribe to a product or service or open an account or complete an online registration on our site, Simon Seed collects personal information from you which may include:

  • name and email address;
  • billing information, including credit card information and your shipping address;
  • information concerning software programs downloaded, products and content licensed, accessed, or downloaded through Simon Seed products or services;
  • location information (such as zip code or postal code and country);
  • computer configuration (such as operating system, connection speed, and peripherals);
  • the IP Internet (IP) address and URL of the Web site that sent you to the Simon Seed registration page;
  • the types of peripherals (including portable media or recording devices) used by Simon Seed products on your computer (to ensure that you have access to the latest fixes and patches for full compatibility with these devices);
  • demographic information provided by you (such as language, gender and age, and, if applicable, software program and content preferences and personalization information); and
  • whether you logged into or out of a Simon Seed service, or changed your password or billing information.

This information is collected on Web pages using encryption technology to help prevent any third party from intercepting the information. Your credit card information is only used for completing the transaction and is retained only as necessary for administration purposes. Simon Seed uses the information provided by our customers to analyze product trends based on, for example, geographic and demographic factors. This analysis helps us improve the quality of our Web site and product and service mix.

Information Collected in Contests

If you enter one of our contests, the data we collect will be handled according to the rules of that particular contest and those rules may differ based on where you live. We provide a privacy policy specific to each contest that you should review prior to entering the contest.

Forums

Membership into our forums is voluntary. When you provide your username, password and e-mail address, you can receive online support from Simon Seed and from other Simon Seed software users. Please refer to the policy before registering to join our forums.

Notice

Simon Seed informs its customers what information it collects, how it is used, whether it may be temporarily transferred to others to provide the products or services requested and how to contact Simon Seed with privacy inquiries. Simon Seed provides a link to Simon Seed's privacy notice on its sites, and in e-mails.

Choice

Simon Seed offers customers and individuals who provide us information choices about receiving further communications from us; for example, our e-mail newsletters are sent only to those who have expressly asked to receive them, and the newsletters have a link to use to opt out of receiving future messages. Simon Seed may ask individuals if they wish to participate in market research, and then contact them if they give us their permission. Simon Seed does not contact customers or individuals for marketing purposes for those persons who have contacted Simon Seed directly to opt out of our direct marketing programs.

Technology

Simon Seed uses technology in order to better serve its customers and others. Simon Seed informs customers or individuals when Simon Seed use technologies that are privacy related.

Data Integrity & Access

Simon Seed takes steps to make sure that the personal information Simon Seed uses is correct. Simon Seed provides customers and individuals with reasonable access to the personal information they may have provided us so that they can review and correct it, or ask us not to use it.

Security

Simon Seed protects personal information under its control by industry standard security practices and measures, in order to prevent loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Simon Seed limits access to personal information to those who have a business need. Simon Seed does not keep personal information any longer than necessary to meet the business purpose for which it was collected, though in some cases, legal or regulatory reasons require that personal information not be deleted. Simon Seed shall use its best efforts to quickly work to remedy any vulnerabilities found in our or software and to alert our customers about any potentially dangerous vulnerabilities.

Data Transfer

Simon Seed may transfer personal information to Simon Seed databases in countries other than where it was provided. Simon Seed's privacy program requires the same high level of security and protection of personal information in all geographies with procedures and contracts in place to help ensure this is so. Data may be temporarily transferred to a vendor or business partner to provide services for Simon Seed, such as mailing information or processing credit card transactions. These vendors and business partners are required to protect and manage the personal information to the same high standards Simon Seed uses, and they cannot use the information for purposes other than to provide the services Simon Seed has requested. Also, Simon Seed may disclose or transfer your personal information, including, without limitation, personal information regarding customers under 13, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) satisfy an applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request; (b) enforce applicable Simon Seed's Terms of Use, License or Service Agreements; (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; (d) to protect against imminent harm to rights, property or safety of Simon Seed, its users, or the public at large as required or permitted by law.

Information Practices For Children

Simon Seed does not intentionally collect information from children under the age of 13. If in the future we choose to collect personal information from children, we will comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).

Notification of Policy Changes

If major content changes are made to Simon Seed's Privacy Policy, Simon Seed will outline and post the changes along with the new version on this Simon Seed site.

Links

Simon Seed may create links to the sites of other parties. Independently operated sites are not associated with Simon Seed or authorized by us and may also have links leading to this Simon Seed site. Simon Seed cannot control any of these links and are not responsible for any content appearing on the sites linked to or from Simon Seed's site, or for any personal information gathered at those independently operated sites.

Data Not Collected On This Site

Personal information that is not collected on the site is not generally subject to this Privacy Policy.

Non-U.S. Customer Information

If you are a customer or individual who is logging on from outside the United States, the personal information you submit to Simon Seed will be sent to and stored on our servers. The personal information practices set out in this Privacy Policy apply to all Simon Seed products, services, and customers worldwide. You have a right of access and to correct such data and/or personal information. To exercise these rights, or for other data privacy questions, please contact through this website.

Enforcement

Simon Seed regularly reviews its compliance with this Privacy Policy. Please feel free to direct any questions or concerns regarding this Policy or Simon Seed's treatment of personal information by contacting us through this Site. When Simon Seed receives a formal written complaint at this address, it is Simon Seed's policy to contact the complaining party regarding his or her concerns. Simon Seed will cooperate with the appropriate regulatory authorities, including local data protection authorities, to resolve any complaints regarding the transfer of personal data that cannot be resolved by Simon Seed and an individual.

No Error Free Performance

Simon Seed does not guarantee error-free performance under this Privacy Policy. Simon Seed will use reasonable efforts to comply with this Privacy Policy and will take prompt corrective action when Simon Seed learns of any failure to comply with our Privacy Policy. Simon Seed shall not be liable for any incidental, consequential or punitive damages relating to this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy shall be governed by the laws of the United States to the extent applicable.