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Privacy Policy

Last Updated: October 3, 2023

At Homegrown, we take your privacy seriously. Please read this Website Privacy Policy (this “Policy”) to learn how we treat your personal data. By using or accessing our Website in any manner, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined below, and you hereby consent that we will collect, use and share your information as described in this Policy. 

Remember that your use of Homegrown's Website is at all times subject to our Website Terms of Use, which incorporates this Policy. Any terms we use in this Policy without defining them have the definitions given to them in the Website Terms of Use. 

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Privacy Policy Table of Contents

 

What this Privacy Policy Covers

Personal Data

Categories of Personal Data We Collect

Categories of Sources of Personal Data

Our Commercial or Business Purposes for Collecting Personal Data

How We Share Your Personal Data

Tracking Tools and Opt-Out

Data Security and Retention

Personal Data of Children

State Law Privacy Rights

European Union and United Kingdom Data Subjects

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Contact Information

 

What this Privacy Policy Covers

 

This Policy covers how we treat Personal Data that we gather when you access or use our Website. “Personal Data” means any information that identifies or relates to a particular individual and also includes information referred to as “personally identifiable information” or “personal information” under applicable data privacy laws, rules or regulations. This Policy does not cover the practices of companies and websites we don’t own or control, or people we don’t manage.

 

Personal Data

 

Categories of Personal Data We Collect

 

This chart details the categories of Personal Data that we collect and have collected over the past 12 months:

Category of Personal Data

Examples of Personal Data We Collect

Category of Personal Data

Profile or Contact Data
 

Professional Data
 

Payment Data


 

Device / IP Data

 

Web Analytics





 

Demographic Data
 

Other Information You Voluntarily Choose to Provide

  • Email

  • First and Last Name

  • Professional industry

  • Resume

  • Payment card type

  • Credit or debit card number 

  • Billing address phone number, email, and address

  • IP address

  • Type of device/operating system/browser used to access the

  • Web page interactions

  • Referring web page/source through which you accessed the Website

  • Non-identifiable request IDs

  • Statistics associated with the interaction between device or browser and the Website

  • Zip code

  • Identifying information in emails or letters from other users

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  • Service Providers (specifically through our payments processor only)

  • Service Providers

  • Analytics Partners

  • Service Providers

  • Analytics Partners





  • Service Providers

  • Business Partners

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Categories of Sources of Personal Data

 

We collect Personal Data about you from the following categories of sources:

  • You

    • When you provide such information directly to us.

      • When you use our tools and Website, including Cookies placed on the website.

      • When you send us an email or otherwise contact us.  

    • When you use the Website and such information is collected automatically.

      • Through Cookies (defined in the “Tracking Tools and Opt-Out” section below).

      • If you use a location-enabled browser, we may receive information about your location.

  • Third Parties

    • Our Vendors may collect Personal Data

      • We may use analytics providers to analyze how you interact and engage with the Services, or third parties may help us provide you with customer support.

      • We may use advertising partners to customize your experience and provide content that may be relevant to you on the Website 

 

Our Commercial or Business Purposes for Collecting Personal Data

  • Providing, Customizing and Improving the Website

    • Providing you with the Website or information you request.

    • Meeting or fulfilling the reason you provided the information to us.

    • Providing support and assistance for the Website.

    • Improving the Website, including testing, research, internal analytics and product development.

    • Personalizing the Website, website content and communications based on your preferences.

    • Doing fraud protection, security and debugging.

    • Carrying out other business purposes stated when collecting your Personal Data or as otherwise set forth in applicable data privacy laws

  • Marketing the Website

    • Marketing and selling the services and goods we offer on the Website.

  • Corresponding with You

    • Responding to correspondence that we receive from you, contacting you when necessary or requested, and sending you information about Homegrown or the Website.

    • Sending emails and other communications according to your preferences or that display content that we think will interest you.

  • Meeting Legal Requirements and Enforcing Legal Terms

    • Fulfilling our legal obligations under applicable law, regulation, court order or other legal process, such as preventing, detecting and investigating security incidents and potentially illegal or prohibited activities.

    • Protecting the rights, property or safety of you, Homegrown or another party.

    • Enforcing any agreements with you.

    • Responding to claims that any posting or other content violates third-party rights.

    • Resolving disputes.

 

We will not collect additional categories of Personal Data or use the Personal Data we collected for materially different, unrelated or incompatible purposes without providing you notice.

 

How We Share Your Personal Data

 

We disclose your Personal Data to the categories of service providers and other parties listed in this section. Depending on state laws that may be applicable to you, some of these disclosures may constitute a “sale” of your Personal Data. For more information, please refer to the state-specific sections below.

 

  • Service Providers. These parties help us host the Website or perform business functions on our behalf. They include:

    • Security and fraud prevention consultants

    • Hosting providers

  • Analytics Partners. These parties provide us with analytics on your usage of the Website. They include:

    • Google Analytics

  • Business Partners

  • Parties You Authorize, Access of Authenticate 

    • Social Media services

 

Legal Obligations

 

We may share any Personal Data that we collect with third parties in conjunction with any of the activities set forth under “Meeting Legal Requirements and Enforcing Legal Terms” in the “Our Commercial or Business Purposes for Collecting Personal Data” section above. 

 

Business Transfers

 

All of your Personal Data that we collect may be transferred to a third party if we undergo a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy or other transaction in which that third party assumes control of our business (in whole or in part). Should one of these events occur, we will make reasonable efforts to notify you before your information becomes subject to different privacy and security policies and practices.

 

Data that is Not Personal Data

 

We may create aggregated, de-identified or anonymized data from the Personal Data we collect, including by removing information that makes the data personally identifiable to a particular user. We may use such aggregated, de-identified or anonymized data and share it with third parties for our lawful business purposes, including to analyze, build and improve the Website and promote our business, provided that we will not share such data in a manner that could identify you.  

 

Tracking Tools and Opt-Out

 

The Website use cookies and similar technologies such as pixel tags, web beacons, clear GIFs and JavaScript (collectively, “Cookies”) to enable our servers to recognize your web browser, tell us how and when you visit and use our Website, analyze trends, learn about our user base and operate and improve our Website. Cookies are small pieces of data– usually text files – placed on your computer, tablet, phone or similar device when you use that device to access our Website. We may also supplement the information we collect from you with information received from third parties, including third parties that have placed their own Cookies on your device(s). Please note that because of our use of Cookies, the Website does not support “Do Not Track” requests sent from a browser at this time.

 

We use the following types of Cookies:

  • Essential Cookies. Essential Cookies are required for providing you with features or Website that you have requested. For example, certain Cookies enable you to log into secure areas of our Website. Disabling these Cookies may make certain features and Website unavailable.

  • Performance/Analytical Cookies. Performance/Analytical Cookies allow us to understand how visitors use our Website. They do this by collecting information about the number of visitors to the Website, what pages visitors view on our Website and how long visitors are viewing pages on the Website. You can decide whether or not to accept Cookies through your internet browser’s settings. Most browsers have an option for turning off the Cookie feature, which will prevent your browser from accepting new Cookies, as well as (depending on the sophistication of your browser software) allow you to decide on acceptance of each new Cookie in a variety of ways. You can also delete all Cookies that are already on your device. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit our website and some of the Website and functionalities may not work. 

  • Advertising Analytics/Tracking Cookies. Advertising Analytics Cookies allows to track the performance of advertisements we place, including information about whether an advertisement was viewed, how an advertisement is performing, and similar. Advertising Tracking Cookies help us serve you interest based ads while you are using the Website. The same Cookie preferences listed above apply to this category of Cookies. 

 

To explore what Cookie settings are available to you, look in the “preferences” or “options” section of your browser’s menu. To find out more information about Cookies, including information about how to manage and delete Cookies, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

 

Data Security and Retention

We seek to protect your Personal Data from unauthorized access, use and disclosure using appropriate physical, technical, organizational and administrative security measures based on the type of Personal Data and how we are processing that data. Although we work to protect the security of your data that we hold in our records, please be aware that no method of transmitting data over the internet or storing data is completely secure.

 

We retain Personal Data about you for as long as necessary to provide you with our Website. In some cases we retain Personal Data for longer, if doing so is necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes or collect fees owed, or is otherwise permitted or required by applicable law, rule or regulation. We may further retain information in an anonymous or aggregated form where that information would not identify you personally.

Personal Data of Children

As noted in the Website Terms of Use, we do not knowingly collect or solicit Personal Data about children under 18  years of age; if you are a child under the age of 18, please do not attempt to use the Website, make purchases from the Website, or send us any Personal Data. If we learn we have collected Personal Data from a child under 18 years of age, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that a child under 18 years of age may have provided Personal Data to us, please contact us at support@meethomegrown.com.

 

Personal Data Sales Opt-Out and Opt-In

We will not sell your Personal Data, and have not done so over the last 12 months. To our knowledge, we do not sell the Personal Data of minors under 18 years of age.

State Law Privacy Rights

California Resident Rights

If you are a California resident, under California Civil Code Sections 1798.83-1798.84, California residents are entitled to contact us to prevent disclosure of Personal Data to third parties for such third parties’ direct marketing purposes; in order to submit such a request, please contact us at support@meethomegrown.com. However, we do not currently disclose your Personal Data for direct marketing from third parties. 

 

Nevada Resident Rights

If you are a resident of Nevada, you have the right to opt-out of the sale of certain Personal Data to third parties who intend to license or sell that Personal Data. You can exercise this right by contacting us at support@meethomegrown.com with the subject line “Nevada Do Not Sell Request” and providing us with your name and the email address associated with your account. However, we do not currently sell your Personal Data.  

 

Virginia Resident Rights 

If you are a Virginia resident, you have the rights set forth under the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (“VCDPA”). Please see the “Exercising Your Rights” section below for instructions regarding how to exercise these rights. Please note that we may process Personal Data of our customers’ end users or employees in connection with our provision of certain services to our customers. If we are processing your Personal Data as a service provider, you should contact the entity that collected your Personal Data in the first instance to address your rights with respect to such data. Additionally, please note that these rights are subject to certain conditions and exceptions under applicable law, which may permit or require us to deny your request. If there are any conflicts between this section and any other provision of this Privacy Policy and you are a Virginia resident, the portion that is more protective of Personal Data shall control to the extent of such conflict. If you have any questions about this section or whether any of the following rights apply to you, please contact us at support@meethomegrown.com

Access: You have the right to request confirmation of whether or not we are processing your Personal Data and to access your Personal Data. 

 

Correction: You have the right to correct inaccuracies in your Personal Data, to the extent such correction is appropriate in consideration of the nature of such data and our purposes of processing your Personal Data.

Portability: You have the right to request a copy of your Personal Data in a machine-readable format, to the extent technically feasible.

 

European Union and United Kingdom Data Subject Rights

 

If you are a resident of the European Union or United Kingdom, please do not attempt to provide Homegrown with your Personal Data. Homegrown is not yet available in the European Union or United Kingdom. 

 

Changes to this Privacy Policy

 

We’re constantly trying to improve our Website, so we may need to change this Policy from time to time, but we will alert you to any such changes by placing a notice on the Website, by sending you an email and/or by some other means. Please note that if you’ve opted not to receive legal notice emails from us (or you haven’t provided us with your email address), those legal notices will still govern your use of the Website, and you are still responsible for reading and understanding them. If you use the Website after any changes to the Policy have been posted, that means you agree to all of the changes. Use of information we collect is subject to the version of this Policy in effect at the time such information is collected.

 

Contact Information:

 

If you have any questions or comments about this Policy, the ways in which we collect and use your Personal Data or your choices and rights regarding such collection and use, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

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