Privacy & Cookie Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://greenlife-gardens.co.uk. We trade under the name of Greenlife Gardens Gardening Services and are located in Hyndburn, Lancashire UK..

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment. You can find additional information on our comments policy here..

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website..

Contact & miscellaneous  forms

Upon submitting a form on this website we collect and store the information submitted for customer service purposes. We do not use the information that you provide for marketing purposes without your permission..

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site your name, email address and website may be stored in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day. You can find more information on our cookie policy further down this page here..

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website..

Analytics

We implement Google Analytics on this website, the services that they provide will not function without the use of cookies. These small text files are saved within each users browser and will then record data about each users activity which is then sent to Google and is used to create analytics reports for this website. The list below lists a few of the cookies implemented by Google Analytics

Cookie ( _ga ) Expiration time ( 2 years Used to distinguish users. )

Cookie (  _gid ) Expiration time ( 24 hours Used to distinguish users. )

Cookie ( _gat ) Expiration time ( 1 minute Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>. )

Cookie ( AMP_TOKEN ) Expiration time ( 30 seconds to 1 year Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. )

Cookie ( _gac_<property-id> ) Expiration time ( 90 days Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts, Google Ads website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out. ) Learn more.

In addition to the above our web hosting provider may collect anonymous analytics data..

Who we share your data with

We may share your data with third parties as outlined below.

Authorized vendors: We may share your data with third-party vendors that help us operate our services, process orders, and comply with your instructions and our contractual obligations. This includes payment processors, content delivery networks (CDNs), cloud-based hosting services, monitoring services, email service providers, quality assurance and testing vendors, fraud and abuse prevention vendors, customer relations management (CRM) vendors, and shipment vendors.

Advertising: We may share your data with advertising companies to display relevant ads to you. Unless you expressly agree, we will not share or sell your name, email address, or physical address with such persons.

Analytics: We may share your data with persons who provide analytics showing how customers are using our services. as outlined above.

Certain legal situations: We may share your data where we believe disclosure is necessary to comply with a legal obligation.

Aggregated or anonymized information: We may publicly disclose non-personal aggregated or anonymized information such as our number of visitors and registered users.

We use reasonable efforts to vet vendors for their privacy and data security practices. We require that such vendors agree to protect the data we share..

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

We use cookies and similar technologies for various reasons that are constantly changing. Our website is under constant development and as such the cookies that are associated with it will change too. Any user visiting the website greenlife-gardens.co will receive cookies from us. This cookie policy is and will be treated as part of our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy and is automatically incorporated therein. The terms “you”, “user” and “subscriber” refer to all individuals and other persons including but not limited to any company, organization, legal entity or otherwise their respective employees, agents or representatives who access or use our services.

By using our website, you are agreeing to the use of cookies and similar technologies for the purposes we describe in this policy.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by online service providers to (for example) make their websites or services work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.

Cookies set by the Site owner are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by parties other than the Site owner are called “third party cookies”. Third parties include but are not limited to business partners, suppliers, sub-contractors, advertisers & advertising networks, analytics & search engine providers, payment providers (hereinafter collectively referred to as “third parties”).

Third party cookies enable third party features or functionalities to be provided on or through the Site or services you are using (such as advertising and interactive content). The third parties that set these cookies can recognize your device including but not limited to mobile devices, computers, Laptops (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Device”) both when it visits our Site and when it visits certain other websites.

We use first party and third-party cookies for several reasons, some are required for technical enablement and functioning of our website or services, and we refer to these as “essential” or “strictly necessary” cookies. Other cookies enable us and the third parties we work with to track and target the interests of visitors to our Site, and we refer to these as “performance” or “functionality” cookies. For example, we use cookies to tailor content and information that we may send or display to you and otherwise personalize your experience while interacting with our Site and to otherwise improve the functionality of our website experience and the services we provide. Finally, third parties serve cookies through our services for advertising, analytics, and other purposes including but not limited to provision of their services to us. This is described in more detail further in this policy.

Cookies can be used to recognize you when you visit or use our services, remember your preferences, and give you a personalized experience that’s in line with your settings. Cookies also make your interactions with our services faster and more secure.

For more information about how we process your personal information, please consult our Privacy Policy.

We also use persistent cookies and session cookies. A persistent cookie is used to save your registration ID for future logins to our services for example. Session cookies only last for as long as the session (usually the current visit to a website or a browser session). Session cookies helps us to enable certain features of our services, to better understand how you interact with our services and to monitor aggregate usage and web traffic routing on our services.

Cookies and interest-based advertising

Cookies and other technologies such as web beacons and pixels enable and help us serve relevant ads. They help us provide aggregated research and reporting for advertisers, understand and improve our services and know when content has been shown to you.

Please note: As your web browser might request ads and beacons from third parties, these third parties may view, edit or set cookies, as if you had requested a web page from their website. Ads served by us may also set third party cookies.

We do not knowingly engage in provision of any personal information that we collect to advertisers unless you have given us permission to do so.

How can you control cookies?

You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. Most browsers allow control of cookies through the browser settings feature. However, by disallowing cookies you may restrict your user experience since it may no longer be customized for you.

Steps to pursue if you do not want cookies set or want them removed.

If you do not want to receive cookies you can change your browser settings on your device that you use to access our services. If you use our services without changing the settings on your device, we will assume that you are accepting to use the cookies that reference to this policy. Most browsers provide the functionality to review and delete cookies, however please note that our site may not function properly without cookies.

To find out more about cookies visit https://www.allaboutcookies.org/

Do Not Track

Some Internet browsers – like Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari – include the ability to transmit “Do Not Track” or “DNT” signals. Since uniform standards for “DNT” signals have not been adopted, our website does not currently process or respond to “DNT” signals. greenlife-gardens.co takes privacy and meaningful choice seriously and will make efforts to continue to monitor developments around DNT browser technology and the implementation of a standard. To learn more about “DNT”, please visit All About Do Not Track: https://allaboutdnt.com/

Resource you may want to reference:

The 2 links below are helpful if you want to learn more about advertiser’s use of cookies:

Internet Advertising Bureau (US)

Internet Advertising Bureau (EU)

The 6 links below are a reference to some popular browser manufacturers and their help pages relating to cookie management in their respective products.

Google Chrome

Internet Explorer

Android Browser

Safari (Desktop)

Mozilla Firefox

Safari (Mobile)

How often will we update this cookie policy?

We may update this Cookie policy from time to time to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Please therefore re-visit this cookie policy regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies. The date at the bottom of this cookie policy indicates when it was last updated. Had enough of cookies? So have we.

Updated November 11, 2018