Privacy Policy

Grove Watch Group (“Grove Watch Group“) operates grovewatchgroup.com. It is Grove Watch Group’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Grove Watch Group collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Grove Watch Group’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Grove Watch Group’s visitors use its website.

Grove Watch Group also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on the grovewatchgroup.com blog/site. Grove Watch Group only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Grove Watch Group’s websites choose to interact with Grove Watch Group in ways that require Grove Watch Group to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Grove Watch Group gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at grovewatchgroup.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Grove Watch Group are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Grove Watch Group collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Grove Watch Group. Grove Watch Group does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Grove Watch Group may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Grove Watch Group may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Grove Watch Group does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Grove Watch Group discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its administrators, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Grove Watch Group’s behalf or to provide services available at Grove Watch Group’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those administrators, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Grove Watch Group’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Grove Watch Group will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its administrators, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Grove Watch Group discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Grove Watch Group believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Grove Watch Group, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Grove Watch Group website and have supplied your email address, Grove Watch Group may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Grove Watch Group. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Grove Watch Group takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Grove Watch Group uses cookies to help Grove Watch Group identify and track visitors, their usage of Grove Watch Group website, and their website access preferences. Grove Watch Group visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Grove Watch Group’s website, with the drawback that certain features of Grove Watch Group’s website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Grove Watch Group may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Grove Watch Group’s sole discretion. Grove Watch Group encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a grovewatchgroup.com account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

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