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Privacy Policy

What Information Do We Collect?

Information we may collect from you includes contact information and other personally identifying information such as your name, postal address, and email address. We may collect this information when you request information, respond to a survey or communication such as e-mail, or participate in another site feature. You may, however, visit our site anonymously. We may also collect and track certain non-personally identifiable information, including but not limited to user IP numbers and browser type, access times, domain names, usage habits and other information which does not specifically identify any individual.

In addition, like many websites, we use "cookies" to enhance your experience and gather information about visitors and visits to our websites. Please refer to the "Do we use 'cookies'?" section below for information about cookies and how we use them.

How Do We Use Your Information?

We may use the information we collect from you in the following ways:

To allow us to deliver the type of content in which you are most interested.

To respond to your inquiries or requests.

To administer a survey or other site feature.

How Do We Protect Your Information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information.  Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems.  When you access your personal information, we offer the use of a secure server.  All sensitive information you supply is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our databases to be only accessed as stated above.

Do We Use "Cookies"?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies.  You do this through your browser (like Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer) settings.  Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.  However, if you turn cookies off, you won't have access to many features that make your site experience more efficient.

Do We Disclose the Information We Collect to Outside Parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice. The term "outside parties" does not include The American Christmas Tree Association. It also does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our site or conducting our business, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety.

How Can You Opt-Out, Remove, or Modify Information You Have Provided to Us?

To delete all of your information from our database, please contact us in writing or via e-mail at the address indicated on our site.

Privacy of Children on Our Website

Our site is not intended for use by children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.

Changes to Our Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page. Policy changes will apply only to information collected after the date of the change. This policy was last modified on November 10, 2008.

Questions and Feedback

We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about privacy. Please send us any and all feedback pertaining to privacy, or any other issue.

Online Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our site and not to information collected offline.

Terms and Conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our site.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

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