Privacy Policy


Last Updated: 10/22/2014
Privacy
GrowBuddy is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using our product, software, website, technology platform, community forums and overall services (collectively the "Service"), you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

GrowBuddy may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. Any updates made to this policy are effective as of the time of posting. You should check this page from time to time to ensure you find changes to our policy acceptable. If you do not agree with any changes to our policy, you should discontinue use of our Service.


What We Collect
When you sign up to join GrowBuddy, we collect minimal information necessary for support purposes.

Once you become a registered member, the site will ask you to create a nickname, as well as usernames and passwords for those users that will have access to your account. The nickname may be any name you choose (it does not have to be your actual business name or any other identifier).

An email address is required in order to automate password reset requests. If you lose your password and there is no email address on your account, you will have to contact support and answer your security questions.

The only other personal data contained within our Service is that which you choose to input.


Security
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How We Use Cookies
GrowBuddy utilizes temporary cookies for efficiency of use during a session. All cookies are destroyed when the user closes their browser.

Access to your Account Data
As a general rule, we do not disclose personal information about our clients or former clients to anyone. Only you, and those you permit access, will be able to view the contents of your account. However, to the extent permitted by law, certain nonpublic information about your account may be disclosed in the following situations:
  • To comply with a validly issued and enforceable subpoena or summons.
  • In the course of a review of our company's practices under the authorization of a state or national licensing board, or as necessary to properly respond to an inquiry or complaint from such a licensing board or organization.
  • As a part of any actual or threatened legal proceeding or alternative dispute resolution proceeding either initiated by or against us, provided we disclose only the information necessary to file, pursue, or defend against the lawsuit and take reasonable precautions to ensure that the information disclosed does not become a matter of public record.
  • To provide information to contractors or third party partners who perform services or functions for us in conjunction with our Service to you, but only if we have a contractual agreement with the other party which prohibits them from disclosing or using the information other than for the purposes for which it was disclosed.