Privacy

Privacy Statement

Effective date: 4/30/2009

Fundamentally, the privacy of web users must be protected and the most effective way to preserve that privacy is to confine their data to the site level. Grow-A-Room.com as well as Grow-A-Room.com collects no personally identifiable data, and therefore, protects user privacy while eliminating an unnecessary costly feature.

Data Collection of User Information

All users who receive an ad served by Grow-A-Room.com retain complete anonymity where Grow-A-Room.com is concerned. As ads are delivered, Grow-A-Room.com does not acquire or collect any personal information about you. Your name, address, phone number, and email address all remain your private property. Grow-A-Room.com does, however, collect information that is specific to how you use the Internet. Grow-A-Room.com servers note non-personally identifying details such as, but not limited to, the server you are logged onto, the geographic location of the ISP you use, the type of browser you use, and your IP address. This information is obtained solely for the purpose of targeting ads and measuring a given ad’s effectiveness on behalf of Grow-A-Room.com clients and customers.

There are instances where a user may provide specific personal information in response to an ad containing a survey, purchase agreement, or registration questionnaire. For such programs, Grow-A-Room.com (or a third party working in conjunction with Grow-A-Room.com and the advertiser) acquires this information on behalf of the advertiser client. The client uses this information to deliver the goods or services requested by the user. When requested, Grow-A-Room.com may employ this information in a compiled format without identifying users specifically to provide to the advertiser client precise profiles of the types of individuals responding to the ads.

P3P

The Platform for Privacy Preferences (P3P) provides a way for Ad Networks and web sites to publish their privacy policies in a machine-readable syntax. An Ad Network or web site will deploy P3P in order to make its privacy practices more accessible to the site’s visitors. A visitor’s Web browser can download the machine-readable privacy statements, and compare the contents of those statements to the user’s preferences. This way, the user’s browser can automatically notify the user when they visit a site whose practices match the user’s preferences or warn the user if the practices and preferences don’t match. Grow-A-Room.com has incorporated this technology in its ad servers. Our syntax reflects our current privacy policy

The Cookie Principle

For Those Who View Grow-A-Room.com Ads

Grow-A-Room.com may use cookies to improve your Web browsing experience. When you are served a Grow-A-Room.com ad, Grow-A-Room.com may assign, but not limited to, a unique identifier, information on ads you’ve seen, information on sites you’ve visited and activities performed to your computer browser – commonly known as a “cookie.” We do this to understand the way a user responds to the ads we deliver. For example, this information lets us keep track of how many times you view an ad we distribute. Likewise, the cookie can help make sure you do not see the same ad over and over – thus enhancing your online Web viewing experience. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent that use if you desire.

For Those Who View Ads Served by Our Grow-A-Room.com Product

Grow-A-Room.com may use cookies to improve your Web browsing experience. When you are served an Grow-A-Room.com ad, Grow-A-Room.com may assign, but not limited to, a unique identifier, information on ads you’ve seen, information on sites you’ve visited and activities performed to your computer browser – commonly known as a “cookie.” We do this to understand the way a user responds to the ads we deliver. For example, this information lets us keep track of how many times you view an ad we distribute. Likewise, the cookie can help make sure you do not see the same ad over and over – thus enhancing your online Web viewing experience. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent that use if you desire.

Third-Party Measurement Services

Often, advertisers will employ a third-party service provider other than Grow-A-Room.com for serving the advertisements and for tracking the performance of an ad program. These companies may employ cookie and 1×1 pixel technology to measure and improve the effectiveness of ads for their client. These companies may collect and use anonymous information about your visits to our member web sites and other web sites. The information collected can include:

1. Date/time of your visit

2. The banner ad that was shown

3. Unique user ID

4. Your IP address

5. The URLs of sites you visit

This information can also be used for online preference marketing (“profiling”) purposes. In these instances, Grow-A-Room.com has no control over the information collected by the third-party, and may not be held responsible for the actions of the third-party measurement service where collected information is concerned.

If you are a Grow-A-Room.com Network Publisher and have questions regarding different third-party measurement services and their respective methods of information collection, please contact growaroom@yahoo.com.

If you are an Grow-A-Room.com Publisher and have questions regarding different third-party measurement services and their respective methods of information collection, please contact growaroom@yahoo.com.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

We do not share, sell, rent or trade PII with third-parties for promotional purposes .

Personal Information

Grow-A-Room.com Network Publishers:

We collect information which is provided to us such as name, email and phone number on our site in the “Contact Us” section. This information is used to establish contact with perspective publishers and is only used for that purpose.

Security

The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as Tax ID number and/or social security number) on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). To learn more about SSL, follow this link.

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. We use reasonable security to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can email us at http://www.growaroom.com/contact.

Bulletin Boards/Chat Rooms/Blogs

If you use a bulletin board or chat room on this site, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.

This Web site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by Grow-A-Room.com Corporation. Please be aware that we, Grow-A-Room.com Corporation, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.

We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.

This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this Web site.

Disclosure

Grow-A-Room.com openly volunteers its practices of collecting information, its targeting capabilities, and its use of cookies. If you are a Grow-A-Room.com network publisher and have any questions pertaining to this privacy policy and its contents, please direct your correspondence to growaroom@yahoo.com.

If you are an Grow-A-Room.com publisher and have any questions pertaining to this privacy policy and its contents, please direct your correspondence to growaroom@yahoo.com .

Correcting/Updating/Deleting/Deactivating Personal Information

If a user’s personally identifiable information changes, (such as zip code, phone, email or postal address), or if a user no longer desires our service, we provide a way to correct, update or delete/deactivate users’ personally identifiable information. This can be done by logging into your user account and updating your personal information or discontinuing service at anytime. Grow-A-Room.com Network Publishers can direct their request to growaroom@yahoo.com and we will change the information, as requested within 30 days.

Grow-A-Room.com publishers can direct their request to growaroom@yahoo.com and we will change the information, as requested within 30 days.

Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with an appropriate law enforcement investigation, current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our Ad servers or Web site.

Notifications of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post these changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. Regardless of later updates, we will never use the information you submit under this current policy in a new way without first providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prevent that use. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.

Customer Testimonials

We post customer testimonials on our web site which may contain personally identifiable information such as the customer’s name. We do obtain the customer’s consent prior to posting the testimonial to post their name along with their testimonial.

Emails

Service-related Announcements

We will send you strictly service-related announcements on occasions when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, or a new account enhancement is released, which will affect the way you work with us, we might send you an email.

Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account. You can deactivate your account by contacting Publisher Services and requesting that your account be closed. You can reach publisher services by email: growaroom@yahoo.com.

Customer Service

Based upon the personally identifiable information that you provide us, we will send you a welcoming email with your username and password. We will also communicate with you in response to your inquiries to provide the services you request and to manage your account. We will communicate with you by email or telephone, in accordance with your wishes.

Choice/Opt-out

Grow-A-Room.com does not share your personally identifiable information with third parties. Your information is only used to provide service and support while you work with Grow-A-Room.com .

We do send out regular updates of recently added campaigns to publishers in our network. If you no longer wish to receive those email updates, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each update or communication, by emailing us at http://www.growaroom.com/contact.

Grow-A-Room.com does not currently share personally identifiable information with third parties. Should that policy change, you will be notified when your personal information is collected by any third party that is not our agent/service provider, so that you can make an informed choice as to whether or not to share your information with that party.

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