The Plant Initiative values the privacy of our contributors and site visitors. The Plant Initiative collects information only to help us better serve our contributors and those visiting our web site. It is our policy to collect and store only personal information that is knowingly provided to us. We do not share personal information.
Personal Information Collected
Through The Plant Initiative's web site, we contact information from individuals as it is knowingly provided to us, including email addresses. The Plant Initiative does not distribute personal information or email addresses to third parties. We use this information to contact individuals via email and mail with additional resources that might be of interest, including upcoming events and trainings, new publications, or other resources. You may choose at any time not to provide personally identifiable information, although this may restrict our ability to provide requested services or information.
The following are examples of personally identifiable information that you may volunteer to provide and examples of how we use such information.
Email Addresses - The Plant Initiative collects email addresses from those that subscribe to emails, register for events, or contact us. The Plant Initiative may use your email address to send you emails from The Plant Initiative, including marketing emails from The Plant Initiative, contributor updates, or email newsletters. To unsubscribe to any or all of The Plant Initiative's emails, please inform us. The Plant Initiative does not distribute email addresses to third parties.
Mailing Addresses - The Plant Initiative collects mailing addresses of those that register for events or purchase items. The Plant Initiative may send via mail newsletters, brochures, or other promotional items. To opt out of any mailings from The Plant Initiative, please let us know.
Financial Data Security
The Plant Initiative does not disclose credit card account information provided by its contributors and customers. When contributors and customers choose to pay by credit card, The Plant Initiative submits this information directly to a secure credit card processor.
The Plant Initiative does not make postal or email addresses available to third parties.
The Plant Initiative collects data through Google analytics to track the location and number of visitors to our website.
The Plant Initiative takes photographs during public events, solicits photographs from our members of their work, and occasionally selects quality photos for distribution via this website, social media, or other means. Photos are taken in public settings during public events. If you are included in a photograph and would prefer that it not be distributed, please contact The Plant Initiative at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know what photo and where you saw it. We will do our best to remove it from circulation.
Embedded Content from Other Sites
Information 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.
How Long We Retain Your Data
For users that register on our website, we store the personal information they provide to us indefinitely. Please contact us to request removal of your data from The Plant Initiatives's database.
Choice to Opt Out
The Plant Initiative provides all individuals and customers the opportunity to opt out of having your personal information used for certain purposes. If you are a contributor to The Plant Initiative, have registered for an event, no longer wish to receive promotional communications, or would like The Plant Initiative to erase any personal data we hold about you, you may opt out of receiving communications by by emailing email@example.com. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.