My name is Birgit Bradtke, I own and operate TropicalPermaculture.com.
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 TropicalPermaculture.com, as well as some of the steps I take to safeguard that information. This will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with me.
I strive to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in everything I do. Likewise, I am dedicated to protecting my online visitors' privacy on TropicalPermaculture.com.
I use information from Google Analytics to track the number of visits to TropicalPermaculture.com, 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 how visitors use my website. These reports help 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 which is available here:
Third-party advertisements are served by Google. Google's cookie enables it to serve ads to my visitors based on their visits to other sites on the Web. You may opt out of personalized ads by visiting the Google ad opt-out page: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated
This link from Google provides more information about how Google manages data in its ad products: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites
I receive an affiliate commission for some of the products presented on TropicalPermaculture.com.
The affiliate services platform I use is Amazon.
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 TropicalPermaculture.com's cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the features of the site.
TropicalPermaculture.com may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:
TropicalPermaculture.com 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.
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.
This site lets you share content with your friends and followers on
various social media platforms. Below are links to their respective
Facebook, Twitter , Google, Pinterest, Tumblr, Reddit
TropicalPermaculture.com 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.
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.
TropicalPermaculture.com 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 provide parental consent to use this site. I do not knowingly collect or use personally identifiable information from anyone under 16 years of age.
If I sell TropicalPermaculture.com, 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.
All personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable
information is stored on my host's servers. That host is SiteSell Inc.,
located at 1000 Saint-Jean Boulevard, Suite 702 Pointe-Claire, QC H9R
Canada is one of the countries that already has GDPR compliant standards for data processing in place and is therefore considered secure under the new regulations.
You can also request to edit or delete any of your information from the servers by clicking on this link.
If you have any questions left regarding this policy or regarding how or why I or my partners collect, process and store which data, don't hesitate to contact me.
Last updated: 1 June 2018