We may collect personally identifiable information such as your name, mailing address, email address or phone number when voluntarily submitted by you. The information you provide is used for the purpose of satisfying your particular request.
Catalog Mailing and E-mail Marketing
When you request a catalog or place an order with us, we will add you to our email marketing database and catalog mailing list. You may unsubscribe at any time. We currently produce and mail a new catalog every two years. We will periodically contact you via email with e-newsletters or other information we think you might appreciate. Again, you can opt-out of these digital communications at any time.
www.ernstseed.com follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit a website. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.
Cookies and Data Collection
Like any other website, www.ernstseed.com uses ‘cookies.’ These are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology; however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.
We may share personally identifiable information with government agencies, law enforcement entities or other companies if legally compelled to do so, or in the process of assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We will not share your personally identifiable information with any other parties for any other reason.
Commitment to Data Security
Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential have access to this information.