This website is operated by Pond and Garden Depot. Our postal address is:
Green Vista, Inc.
Dba: Pond and Garden Depot
4034 Dayton-Springfield Rd
Springfield, OH 45502.
Office business hours: Monday- Friday 10 am - 5 pm, EST.
www.pondandgardendepot.com gathers customer information as needed to provide service, communicate offers on merchandise and services which we believe will be of interest to you and to administer our business. When you purchase or order a product, subscribe to our newsletter or a service we provide, we may request information such as your name, address, telephone number, email address and credit card information. In addition, our web server will automatically gather information about your visit to our site, such as your browser type, what pages have been viewed, the time of visit, etc. You may access, update or delete any personal information you submit to the web site by contacting us using any of the contact points listed at the bottom of this privacy statement..
THIRD PARTY COOKIES
Our Web pages may contain electronic images known as Web beacons (sometimes called single-pixel gifs) and are used along with cookies to compile aggregated statistics to analyze how our site is used and may be used on some of our pages to let us know which links have been opened by recipients. This allows us to gauge the effectiveness of our customer communications and marketing campaigns.
WHAT DO WE DO WITH THIS INFORMATION?
The information you provide is used by us to process your order or provide you with a requested service, such as our online newsletter. It may also be used to confirm and track your order, notify you of new products, events, and limited time offers. We will never share your information with third parties unless as disclosed in this privacy statement.
You may receive periodic mailings from us on new products, services and limited time offers if you have provided us with your mailing address. However you may opt out of these mailings simply by contacting www.pondandgardendepot.com by phone or email or writing to us at our mailing address.
www.pondandgardendepot.com may contact you by phone regarding an order placed by you, information or services you've requested. We may also contact you regarding upcoming events, sales, or new product introduction that may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive phone contact from us, please let us know by contacting us by phone, email or in writing to our mailing address. Please note, that www.pondandgardendepot.com will not share, rent or sell your telephone number to any other company or organization.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web sites.
We use other third parties to provide credit card processing, shipping orders and the Live Chat function on our site. When you purchase a product or log in to the Live Chat we will share personal information as necessary for the third party to provide that service. These third parties are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for any other purpose.
At www.pondandgardendepot.com, we do not share your email address with other companies or organizations. However, your email address may be used internally conduct business including confirming orders, answering questions, provide our newsletter as requested, and other customer related services. You may choose to opt out of receiving news and information by email simply by contacting us by email, phone or in writing. In such instances, you will continue to receive email contact pertaining to any current or outstanding order you have with us.
www.pondandgardendepot.com may contain links to other websites not affiliated with www.pondandgardendepot.com, including websites of vendors and/or service providers. www.pondandgardendepot.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site to read the privacy statements before providing information, as they may differ from ours.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us atContact Us Form. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
OUR SECURITY PRACTICES
Security and satisfaction is our main goal. All information provided by you is confidential and will not be released to any third parties. To insure confidentiality, we use the SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) protocol for transferring data. SSL is a cryptosystem that creates a secure environment for the information being transferred between your browser and our Server. Our physical location is protected against loss, theft or misuse of information via appropriate security measures. In addition, when a secure transmission needs to be made when sensitive information is being transmitted, www.pondandgardendepot.com uses SSL Encryption to ensure your credit card information is secure.
HTTP - Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (standard protocol) is used for transmitting Web pages on the Internet.
HTTPS - HTTP Over SSL (Secure Socket Layer) (secured protocol) is used to enable the secure transmission of Web pages containing sensitive information..
If you are filling out personal information on a website like your address or credit card information make sure the address bar where the website is starts with HTTPS. HTTPS ensures that the website has SSL service which avoids hackers from stealing any data transmitted. SSL makes a clear hacker-free channel for your data to go directly to the credit card company without being interfered by anyone.