Privacy Policy
 

Article 1.      General

Cottage Farms Direct respects the privacy of every individual who visits our Web site, responds to our interactive advertisements or sends us e-mail. This Privacy Statement outlines the information we will collect and how we will use that information.

Article 2.      Encryption & Security

Cottage Farms Direct utilizes an SSL certificate for encryption and security purposes.

Article 3.      Personally-Identifiable Information

We will collect any personally-identifiable information about you (that is, your name, address, telephone number, or email address) unless you inform us otherwise. We may share information with business partners. The following are some examples of when we may require that you provide personally-identifiable information:

  • to complete an online order for a product or service (if you do not wish to complete an online order form, we will always provide an option for you to complete an order by calling a toll free phone number)
  • {If applicable: to enter an online contest or sweepstakes (if you do not wish to complete an online contest or sweepstakes form, we will always provide an option for you to enter by mailing a 3 x 5 card to a specific address) ]
  • to request more information about our new or current products or services
When you do provide us with personally-identifiable information, we may use that information in the following ways, unless stated otherwise:
  • we may store and process that information to better understand all customer needs and how we can improve our products and services for all customers
  • we may use that information to contact you with new promotions and announcements if you have previously provided your permission and if the promotions and announcements are in your interest
  • we may contact you if we have questions about your account

Article 4.      Children

We have no intention of collecting any personally-identifiable information (that is, name, address, telephone number, or email address) from individuals under 18 years of age. Where appropriate, we may specifically instruct children not to submit such information on our Web sites or advertisements without consent of a parent or guardian. If a child has provided us with personally-identifiable information without the consent of a parent or guardian, a parent or guardian of that child should contact us at the email address listed at the bottom of this Statement if they would like this information deleted from our records. We will use reasonable efforts to delete the child's information from our existing files.

Article 5.      Non-Personally-Identifiable Information Collected Automatically

In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not personally-identifiable. Examples of this type of information include the type of Internet Browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using, and the domain name of the Web site and/or Internet Service Provider from which you linked to our site or advertisement. Similar to personally identifiable information, we may share non-personally identifiable information with business partners.

Article 6.      Use of Cookies

When you view one of our Web sites or advertisements, we may store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a "Cookie" or similar file and will be used to determine ways to improve our Web sites, advertisements, products or services. For example, Cookies allow us to tailor a Web site to better match your interests and preferences. With most Internet Browsers, you can erase Cookies from your computer hard drive, block all Cookies, or receive a warning before a Cookie is stored. Please refer to your Browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions.

Article 7.      Declining E-mail Offers

We may send email promotions or announcements to you. Although many customers tell us they appreciate receiving notice of these carefully designed promotions and announcements, we recognize the importance of providing you with choices. At any time, you may unsubscribe from our e-mail list by filling out our simple online un-subscription form.

Article 8.      Who to Contact

If you have submitted personally-identifiable information through our Web site or interactive advertisement, and would like that information deleted from our records, please contact us at: webmaster@cottagefarmsdirect.com, We will use reasonable efforts to delete this information from our existing files.