What information does Planter obtain and how is it used?
User Provided Information
Planter obtains the information you provide when you download and/ register Planter. Registration is optional. However, please keep in mind that you may not be able to use some of the features offered by Planter unless you register.
When you register and use Planter, you generally provide (a) your name, email address, password, and other registration information, which may vary depending on sign-in method; (b) transaction-related information, such as when you make purchases, respond to any offers, or download or use applications from us; (c) information you provide us when you contact us for help, and; (e) information you enter into our system when using Planter, such as plant and garden details.
We may also use the information you provided us to contact you from time to time to provide you with important information, required notices, and marketing promotions.
Automatically Collected Information
In addition, Planter may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to:
- Device Type
- Device Family
- Operating System
- IP Address
- City (if available without asking for location permission)
- Subscription status
- App usage information
Does Planter collect precise real time location information of the device?
Planter does not collect precise information about the location of your mobile device. If you opt to provide your location to automatically determine your frost dates, that information is not stored.
Is user data collected by Planter sold?
No, we do not sell user data and only collect data to improve user experience. However, we may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information in the following situations:
as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process;
when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request;
with our trusted services providers who work on our behalf, do not have an independent use of the information we disclose to them, and have agreed to adhere to the rules set forth in this privacy statement.
if Planter LLC is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of this information, as well as any choices you may have regarding this information.
to analytics companies to help us understand how Planter is being used, such as the frequency and duration of usage.
Information provided to advertisers
For active subscribers, there are no advertisements and thus no information is collected for advertising purposes. To provide a free version of the app, we work with advertisers and third party advertising networks (“Advertisers”), who need to know how you interact with advertising provided in Planter. We do not provide Advertisers with any user data. However, the Advertisers’ software embedded in Planter may collect and obtain anonymous information about your device, non-precise location information (e.g., your zip code), and other non- precise location information in order to help analyze and serve anonymous targeted advertising on Planter and elsewhere.
If you’d like to opt-out from third party use of this type of information to help serve targeted advertising, please visit the section entitled “Opt-out” below.
What are my opt-out rights?
There are multiple opt-out options for users of this Application:
Opt-out of advertising information collection by becoming an active subscriber: For active subscribers, there are no advertisements and thus no information is collected for advertising purposes.
Opt-out of all information collection by uninstalling Planter: You can stop all collection of information by Planter easily by uninstalling Planter. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network.
Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information
We will retain User Provided data for as long as you use Planter and for a reasonable time thereafter. We will retain Automatically Collected information for up to 24 months and thereafter may store it in aggregate. Subscription information is kept indefinitely. If you’d like us to delete User Provided Data that you have provided via Planter and you are logged in, please go to Settings -> Manage -> Delete Account. If you are not logged in, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Data may be required in order for Planter to function properly.
We do not use Planter to knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, they should contact us at email@example.com. We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.
We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Application. Please be aware that, although we endeavor provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.
If you have any questions regarding privacy while using Planter, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.