When does WaterTheWeeds.com collect my personal information?
You may provide personal information to WaterTheWeeds.com in one of many ways: (1) by sharing your e-mail address when subscribing to our newsletter, (2) by sharing personal information when you submit news tips to our editorial team or by submitting a report via our Contact Form, (3) by sharing personal information when you post comments on our posts or stories, (4) by sharing contact information (Twitter username and Facebook account name) through various other means, (5) by signing up to be a member of our online social network, My.WaterTheWeeds.com.com, (6) by participating in our WaterTheWeeds.com events, or (7) by participating in a survey where an email address is requested. We may also ask for other information at other times but at no time will you be required to share any personal information to gain complete access to our site. WaterTheWeeds.com is an open community but email addresses are requested to participate in some of our member-only features.
In addition to basic contact information, our analytics trackers may also collect information that is in no way personally identifiable. This may include the operating system you are working on, the Internet browser you are using, and the screen resolution of your computer.
How does WaterTheWeeds.com use my personal information?
Depending on the portion of our site that you have subscribed to, we may use your information in a number of ways.
- The email address you provided through our newsletter subscription form enables us to send you a daily digest of WaterTheWeeds.com news stories. This subscription is entirely opt-in by the user. (We cannot subscribe you to the newsletter as you personally must have access to the email account in order to verify the subscription.) Subscribers can opt-out of our newsletter at any time by clicking the “Unsubscribe” link that is present on every email at the very bottom of the newsletter.
- The email address that you use when contacting us with an editorial tip or via our Contact Form will not be used for any reason but for the purposes of responding to your inquiry.
- The email address associated with your account when you comment on our stories may be used in conjunction with contests and promotions hosted on WaterTheWeeds.com’s website to notify you if you have won. Email addresses provided in comments are not used for any other reason.
- If you choose to comment on WaterTheWeeds.com stories through Twitter and/or Facebook Connect, we do not get access to your email address nor do we have any access to your personal data or private information.
- We may ask for a Twitter or Facebook account to verify the legitimacy of accounts. We do not get any access to your personal data or private information.
- You volunteer your email address and other identifying information on our social network, WaterTheWeeds.com.com. We use your email address only to inform you if there is activity on your profile. You can opt out of these messages at any time.
- The WaterTheWeeds.com invites community is an email-based system that allows users to exchange invites to private beta websites. We do not do anything with this email address. Users logged into this system can access email addresses and distribute invitations to other users who are in need of invites.
- We may at times request your participation in a survey. We will not provide your email addresses to any third party but may contact you via them to distribute prizes in associated giveaways.
When you sign up for our updates or receive e-mail messages from WaterTheWeeds.com, you will always be given the chance to opt-out of our communications. You may change your preferences at any time and will only be contacted in manners consistent with your stated preferences.
Non-personally identifiable information (such as stated above) may be shared in aggregate form with our advertisers or marketing partners but your personally identifiable information will never be disclosed to them.
Who else has access to my personal information?
The ads appearing on WaterTheWeeds.com’s website are delivered to you by various third party companies and other Web advertising serving partners. Information about your visit to this site, such as number of times you have viewed an ad is used to serve ads to you on this site. And, in the course of serving advertisements to this site, third party advertisers may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser.
Is there anything else I should know about my privacy and WaterTheWeeds.com?
Any information you disclose voluntarily on our comments page or in any properties hosted by WaterTheWeeds.com becomes public information. WaterTheWeeds.com.com is a public forum. We cannot control the action of our site users and advise you to use your discretion in sharing information about yourself on the Internet. All information sharing is optional and done so at your own risk. Privacy is a very personal matter and we encourage you to be careful and responsible when disclosing personal information online.
WaterTheWeeds.com Comment Policy
We never censor comments based on political or ideological point of view or of a critical nature. We reserve the right to delete those comments that are off-topic, “spammy” in nature, abusive, use excessive foul language, or include ad hominem attacks.
Once a comment is made public on the WaterTheWeeds.com website, we will not remove it by request. As a user, you are responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their posting.
WaterTheWeeds.com.com Profile Policy
WaterTheWeeds.com’s online social network is entirely opt-in by our members. The accounts listed in our database are created by members of the My.WaterTheWeeds.com.com network. Due to security considerations, WaterTheWeeds.com will not process account deletion requests made via email. To delete an account, the account holder must sign into the network using his/her email address or username in order to permanently delete his/her account. If the account holder no longer has access to the email account upon which the account was created, the account holder will not be able to delete the account.
WaterTheWeeds.com Affiliate Marketing Policy
Some of the ad’s, reviews and other information may or may not be tied into or related to income that we are receiving from a company. We may get paid by a link or by a company for a product that we endorse or market for. We do conduct affiliate marketing operations.
Not Liable for Our Opinion
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We feel all pictures and articles that we use are for fair use and being used for reporting, commentary and/or satire purposes. As a non-professional entity, we are using the pictures, articles and other information for personal and/or informative reasons. We will give proper credit when able. All images on WaterTheWeeds.com are readily available in various places on the Internet and believed to be in the public domain. Images posted are believed to be posted within our rights according to the U.S. Copyright Fair Use Act (title 17, U.S. Code). If you believe that any content appearing on WaterTheWeeds.com infringes on your copyright, please les us know by contacting us HERE with your name, address, telephone number and email address. Please give us a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, along with the url that it is shown on. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use has not been authorized by you, your agent or the law. Your signature or one by a person authorized to act on your behalf must be present on the document(s).
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If you do post content or submit material, including emails sent to official email addresses of WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner), or it’s agents, employees, affiliates or assigns, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) and its affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You grant WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) and its affiliates and sublicensees the right to use the name and email address that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) or its affiliates for all claims resulting from content you supply. WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content. WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.
CONTRIBUTIONS TO WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner)
From time to time, if ever, WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) may expressly request submissions of ideas, concepts, stories or other potential content (“Contributions”) from you. Please carefully read any specific rules or other terms and conditions which appear on the website which govern those submissions. If no additional terms govern those submissions, then these Conditions of Use will apply in full to any Contributions you make.
By submitting your Contributions, you acknowledge and agree that: (a) your Contributions do not contain confidential or proprietary information; (b) WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) is not under any obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to the Contributions; (c) WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) shall be entitled to use or disclose (or choose not to use or disclose such Contributions for any purpose, in any way, in any media worldwide; (d) WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) may have something similar to the Contributions already under consideration or in development; (e) your Contributions automatically become the property of WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) without any obligation to you; and (f) you are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) under any circumstances.
FORUMS AND COMMENT PAGE(s)
WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) may make certain forums available that allow registered users and visitors the opportunity to participate in moderated discussions and to post information on bulletin boards (collectively “Forums”). All participants in these Forums are solely responsible for the information and other content the post on and through these Forums and should be aware that when they voluntarily disclose personal information on or through these Forums, that such information is generally accessible to and may be collected and used by other participants and may result in unsolicited online and offline messages from such viewers. Participants in these Forums are encouraged to exercise discretion when providing personal information about themselves in and through Forums.
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Visitors to WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) assume complete responsibility and risk in their use of any external sites. Visitors should direct any concerns regarding any external link to its site administrator or webmaster.
STANDARD CONTEST RULES
The following are the official rules for all contests/sweepstakes/giveaways on WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner), if any, unless otherwise noted.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING.
All winners must be 18 years of age or older, unless otherwise stated and/or posted.
Winners of random email, Twitter, or other contests will be chosen at random from emails, tweets, or other requested responses received. Entrants must send entries using the correct contest entry email address, subject line, and/or any other specific entry information and mode requested in the contest announcement. WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) is not responsible for and will not consider incomplete or incorrect entries, or emails, tweets, or other modes of requested responses sent but not received by WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) for any reason, as potential contest winners. Winners of all contests will be contacted at the “sender” email address used to enter the contest, and the person receiving and replying to the winner announcement email or notification will be considered the winner. Only one entry per email address or twitter handle used to send the email, tweet, or other mode of requested response will be considered for contest entry, unless multiple entries are specifically allowed in the contest posting. Unless otherwise specified in an individual contest post, no person may enter any contest more than once using multiple email addresses or twitter handles.
By participating in any contest or sweepstakes offered on the website, you release WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner), the sponsor of the contest/sweepstakes/giveaway and their subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, employees, directors, agents, advertising agencies, and all other associated with the development and execution of any contest or sweepstakes, from any and against any and all injury, loss, or damage caused or claimed to be caused by your participation in the contest or sweepstakes and/or the acceptance, awarding, receipt, use and/or misuse of the prize, and you agree that these entities are in no matter responsible for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relating to the promotion and/or the awarding of any prize. You hereby agree to hold WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) and its affiliates, subsidiaries, licensees sponsors and assigns harmless from and against, and hereby waive any right to pursue, any claims of any nature arising in connection with the inclusion in, publication via or display on WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner), or any other use authorized under these Terms, of any photo or information submitted to the website by you;
Winners may not request substitutions of prize winnings. All winners are solely responsible for any and all taxes and/or fees, and all such additional costs that may be incurred. If the specified prize becomes unavailable due to unforeseen circumstances, WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) may substitute a prize of like or equal value. WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) reserves the right to alter any rules of any contest at anytime.
WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) may launch contests requiring entrants to send in photo, text or other content for display on the website which will be judged entirely at the sole discretion of WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner). By submitting any photo or information to WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner), you hereby grant to WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) and its affiliates, subsidiaries, licensees and assigns, an irrevocable, perpetual and royalty-free right to use, reproduce, edit, display, transmit, prepare derivative works of, modify, publish and otherwise make use of the submitted photo or other information in any and all media, whether now known or hereinafter created, throughout the world and for any purpose. In addition, the rights granted to WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) includes but is not limited to the right to resize, crop, censor, compress, edit, feature, caption, affix logos to, and to otherwise alter or make use of the submitted photo.
By submitting any photo or information to WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner), you hereby represent and warrant that the submitted photo or information does not and shall not infringe on any copyright, any rights of privacy or publicity of any person, or any other right of any third party, and you have the right to grant any and all rights and licenses granted to WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) herein, including but not limited to all necessary rights under copyright, free and clear of any claims or encumbrances. You acknowledge and agree that WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) shall have no obligation to post, display or otherwise make publicly available any photo or information submitted by you, and may, in its sole and unfettered discretion, remove, edit, modify or delete any photo or information that you submit to the website.
You understand and intend that any photo or information submitted by you to WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) may be available for viewing, rating, review and comment on by the public, and understand that comments or ratings with which you disagree or are unhappy about may be published or otherwise become associated with any photo or information you submit to the website. By submitting any photo or information to WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner), you hereby waive any privacy expectations that you may have with respect to any such photo or information submitted by you to the website. Photos or information submitted by you to the website shall be the property of WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner), and WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) shall have no obligation to preserve, return or otherwise make available to you or others any photos or information so submitted.
By visiting WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner), you agree that the laws of the state of Florida, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) or its affiliates.
Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) or to products you purchase through WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Orlando, Florida, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner)’s intellectual property rights, WaterTheWeeds.com (and/or it’s owner) may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the state of California, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.
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