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Privacy Policy

PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCESSING THE SITE AND ANY SUBSCRIPTIONS, MEMBERSHIPS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED VIA THIS WEBSITE.

By visiting theola.org, you are consenting to our Privacy Policy.

 

Overview

Organic Landscape Association is committed to protecting your privacy online. We have developed this Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and make use of personal information. This Privacy Policy applies to all site visitors, subscribers, customers, members, and all other users of the site.

The terms “we,” “us,” “our”, and "OLA" "theola.org" refers to Organic Landscape Association, Inc. The terms “user,” “you,” “your,” "member," or "subscriber" refers to site visitors, customers, members, and any other users of the site.

The term “personal information” is defined as information that you voluntarily provide to us that personally identifies you and/or your contact information, such as your name, phone number, and email address.

The Organic Landscape Association website (theola.org or organiclandscapeassociation.org) is a blog, a digital brochure, ecommerce website, a members area, and is a place where the memberships and products of the Organic Landscape Association, Inc are sold. By using the Site or Service, you agree to this Privacy Policy, without modification, and acknowledge reading it. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, you must not use this website or any of the services provided.

 

Information We Collect

This website collects various types of information, such as voluntarily provided personal information which may include your name, address, email address, account password, billing and/or credit card information etc., which may be used when you purchase products and/or services and to deliver the services you have requested.

Organic Landscape Association uses the personal information you provide in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. We use your personal information to share Organic Landscape Association information, to make offers on behalf of trusted industry vendors, and to provide our services to you. This Site only collects the personal information you voluntarily provide to us. Additional general information may be automatically collected when visiting our website through the use of cookies, third party tracking technologies and server logs.

The personal information you provide is used to process transactions, send periodic emails, and improve the service we provide. As part of the normal operation of organiclandscapeassociation.org, we may share your information with trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business and servicing clients, members, and visitors. These trusted third parties agree to keep this information confidential. Your personal information will never be shared with unrelated third parties.

 

Personal Data may also be collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

Analytics: Google Analytics and Facebook Ads conversion tracking
Personal Data: Cookies and Usage data

Payments: Stripe and PayPal
Personal Data: Various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

Displaying Content from External Platforms: You Tube and Vimeo video
Personal Data: Cookies and Usage data

Managing Support, Contact Requests, Email Communication: Gmail, GSutie, Active Campaign
Personal Data: Email addresses and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

 

The Organic Landscape Association shall only collect personal information that you knowingly and willingly provide by way of surveys, completed membership forms, contact forms, email applications, and emails subscriptions. It is the intent of this site to use personal information only for the purpose for which it was requested and any additional uses specifically provided on this site.

 

Activity and Aggregated Statistics

This website (theola.org) may collect information and statistics about the behavior of visitors. The information we collect may include searches, pages viewed, your browser type, IP address, requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp information. We use this information to administer the Site and understand how to improve the value and user experience to visitors, customers, and members of the Site. On our blog and forums, we may monitor interactions and display comments or information from the comment section the blog or forum publicly or provide it to others.

 

Cookies

We may send cookies to your computer in order to uniquely identify your browser and improve the quality of our service. The term “cookies” refers to small pieces of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer or mobile device, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. You can think of cookies as a memory for a website so it can recognize you when you come back and respond appropriately. Cookies to help us identify and track visitors, their usage of our website, and their website access preferences. Visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using organiclandscapeassociation.org. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies using your web browser settings.

 

Ads

Ads appearing on this Site may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by organiclandscapeassociation.org and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

 

Links to Other Websites

Our website does contain links to affiliates and other websites. Organic Landscape Association does not claim nor accept responsibility for any privacy policies, practices and/or procedures of other such websites. Except as otherwise discussed in this Privacy Policy, this document only addresses the use and disclosure of information we collect from you on our Site. Therefore, we encourage all users and visitors to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. The aforementioned Privacy Policy Agreement applies only and solely to the information collected by our website.
Security

We shall endeavor and shall take every precaution to maintain adequate physical, procedural and technical security with respect to our offices, website, and information storage facilities so as to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or modification of the user’s personal information under our control. The user of this website recognizes that no exchange of data over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure. Although we make every effort to protect your personal information shared with us through our Site, you acknowledge that the personal information you voluntarily share with us through this Site could potentially be accessed or tampered with by a third party. You agree that Organic Landscape Association is not responsible for any intercepted information shared through our Site without our knowledge or permission. Additionally, you release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of such intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.

 

Visitors Under the Age of 18

To access or use the Site, you must be 18 years old or older and have the requisite power and authority to enter into this Privacy Policy. Children under the age of 18 are prohibited from using the Site. Organic Landscape Association does not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from visitors under the age of eighteen (18) without verifiable parental consent. If it is determined that such information has been inadvertently collected on anyone under the age of eighteen (18) , we shall immediately take the necessary steps to ensure that such information is deleted from our system’s database. Anyone under the age of eighteen (18) must seek and obtain parent or guardian permission to use this website.

 

Business Transfers

If Organic Landscape Association, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Organic Landscape Association were to cease operations for any reason, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of organiclandscapeassociation.org may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
Updating Your Information

You may access and correct your personal information by logging into your member’s account, or by contacting us via email at info@organiclandscapeassociation.org.

 

Changes to This Privacy Policy

You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Site and this Policy periodically and to be aware of any modifications. Organic Landscape Association may change its Privacy Policy at any time, at our sole discretion. We encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

 

Contact

If you have questions about our privacy policy, please email us at: info@theola.org

 

Organic Landscape Association, Inc Privacy Policy Updated: July 2017

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