Privacy Policy

At vegetable-gardening-with-lorraine I am dedicated to protecting your data and privacy. I recognize that your privacy is important. This document outlines the types of personal information I receive and collect when you use vegetable-gardening-with-lorraine, as well as some of the steps I take to safeguard information. This will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with me.

Vegetable-gardening-with-lorraine strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in all my operations. Likewise, I am dedicated to protecting my customers' and online visitors' privacy on my website.

About My Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that vegetable-gardening-with-lorraine stores on your computer, which your browser provides to vegetable-gardening-with-lorraine each time you return to the site. I use cookies to help me identify and track visitors, their use of my website, and their website access preferences.

Google Analytics Cookies

Vegetable-gardening-with-lorraine uses Google Analytics to analyze the use of this website. Google Analytics collects demographic and interest data, and generates statistical and other information about website use, by means of cookies. These cookies are kept on your computer. I share this information with Google, which will store and use this information on its servers. Google's privacy policy is available at: https://policies.google.com/privacy


Vegetable-gardening-with-lorraine uses information from Google Analytics to track the number of visits to the website, browsers and operating systems. No personally identifiable information is obtained from these cookies. I use the information that Google Analytics generates relating to my website to create reports about the use of the site. These reports allow me to update the site and improve your usage of it.

If you do not wish your data to be collected via Google Analytics, you can install its opt-out browser extension or add-on at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/

Third-Party Cookies

I use a third-party advertising companies to serve ads on my website. These companies use cookies and web beacons in their ads to ascertain how many times you've seen an advertisement. I share this information with these companies, but do not provide them with any personally identifiable information for cookie or web beacon use, so they cannot personally identify you with that information from my website. As of August 27, 2020 I use only Media.net ads.

Affiliate Products and Services

I receive an affiliate commission for some of the products and services sold on vegetable-gardening-with-lorraine.

The affiliate services platforms I use are: Amazon, ShareASale, Rakuten, ClickBank, Commission Junction, AvantLink and AM Leonard.

By clicking on a [product or service] link, you consent to that platform's use of cookies, as outlined in the links below:

Amazon Privacy Policy
ShareASale Privacy Policy
Commission Junction Privacy Policy
AvantLink Privacy Policy
AM Leonard Privacy Policy

Refusing Cookies

You can set your browser to accept or refuse all cookies automatically, or notify you when a cookie is being requested. Taking this action should not cause a problem with the continued use of my site. Consult the Help section of your browser for guidance on how to refuse all cookies or to notify you when a cookie is requested.

If you choose to refuse vegetable-gardening-with-lorraine's cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the site.

California Consumer Privacy Act Statement

Vegetable-gardening-with-lorraine has not sold any personal information from visitors to the site in the past 12 months.

vegetable-gardening-with-lorraine may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To run and operate my site.
  • To display content on the site correctly.
  • To improve customer service.
  • To help me respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
  • To personalize your user experience.
  • To understand how my users as a group use the services and resources provided on my site.
  • To improve my site.
  • To improve my products and services.
  • To run a promotion, contest, survey or other site feature.
  • To send information to you that you agreed to receive about topics I think will be of interest to you.
  • To send periodic emails, which may include electronic newsletters and/or autoresponder series of emails.
  • To respond to your enquiries, questions, and/or other requests.

Vegetable-gardening-with-lorraine may collect personally identifiable information from you in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when you visit my site, register on the site, or fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources I make available on my site.

Specifically, if you subscribe to my newsletter, I will ask for your first name and will require your email address.

If you complete a form, I will require your name and your email address, and will ask for information relevant to the purpose of the form.

If you submit content to me, I will ask for your name and email address. Photos you include with your submission, or details in your submission, may personally identify you.

If you request to be notified about comments on any content you submit to us, or request to be notified when others submit content, I will require your first name and your email address.

If you purchase a product or service from me, I will collect your name, email address, billing address and credit card number. This information may be stored on a third-party's servers.

This site lets you share content with your friends and followers on various social media platforms. Below are links to the privacy policies of:

Vegetable-gardening-with-lorraine also uses Facebook commenting. Facebook stores all of your comments and may show them on your timeline, depending on your Facebook settings.

You can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information and visit my site anonymously. However, it may prevent you from engaging in certain site-related activities.

If I make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information, I will inform you by placing a notice on my site. I will use personal information received from you for internal purposes only and will not sell it or provide it to third parties.

I also collect each visitor's IP address, which helps me combat spam and fraud. I do not use IP addresses for any other purpose.

Vegetable-gardening-with-lorraine contains links to other websites that may be of interest to you. However, once you have used them to leave my site, I do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, I cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide while visiting such sites. These sites are not governed by this privacy statement. Always exercise caution by reviewing the privacy statement of the website in question before continuing to use it.

Non-personally Identifiable Information

I may collect non-personally identifiable information about you whenever you interact with my site. Non-personally identifiable information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about your method of connecting to my site, such as the operating system and the Internet service provider you used, and other similar information.

Children's Privacy Protection

This website is directed to adults. It is not directed to children under the age of 16. I operate my site in compliance with current regulations. Anyone under the age of 16 must have a parent or guardian provide consent to use this site. I do not knowingly collect or use personally identifiable information from anyone under 16 years of age.

Release of Information

If I sell vegetable-gardening-with-lorraine, the information I have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in my site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale so that the service provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through my website of that change in control and practices, and I will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make.

Data Storage

Personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information collected by this site is stored on my host's servers. That host is SiteSell Inc., located at 1000 Saint-Jean Boulevard, Suite 702, Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 5P1 Canada.

Some information is collected by third-party services. These include PayPal, whose privacy policy is available here:

PayPal Privacy Policy

How You Can Correct or Remove Information

I provide this privacy policy as a statement to you of my commitment to protect your personally identifiable information. If you have submitted personally identifiable information through my website and would like to download and review that information, click on this link. You can also request to edit or delete any of your information from the servers by clicking on this link.

Updates and Effective Date

Vegetable-gardening-with-lorraine reserves the right to make changes in this policy. If there is a material change in my cookie and privacy practices, I will indicate on my site that those practices have changed and provide a link to the updated privacy policy. I encourage you to periodically review this policy so that you will know what information I collect and how I use it.

Agreeing to Terms

If you do not agree to vegetable-gardening-with-lorraine's privacy policy as posted here on this website, please do not consent to the setting of cookies and the collection and storage of your personally identifiable information.

Your explicit consent indicates acceptance of this privacy policy in its entirety.

Last updated: August 27, 2020

Help share the skills and spread the joy
of organic vegetable gardening, and please...

~  Like us on Facebook  ~

Thank you...  and have fun in your garden!

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.

Affiliate Disclaimer

This website contains affiliate links to a few quality products I can genuinely recommend. I am here to serve you, not to sell you, and I do not write reviews for income or recommend anything I would not use myself. If you make a purchase using an affiliate link here, I may earn a commission but this will not  affect your price. My participation in these programs allows me to earn money that helps support this site. If you have comments, questions or concerns about the affiliate or advertising programs, please Contact Me.Contact Us Page

You Are Here: Vegetable Gardening Home > Privacy Policy