Last revised September 4, 2006
notice for parents and children
In addition to reviewing this
Your use of verdantmag.com ("Website") constitutes agreement
to its terms and conditions.
This Website is produced by
Verdant Magazine ("Service Provider"). This policy does
not cover information collected on sites linked to from the Website.
modified from time to time; the date of the most recent revisions
will appear on this page, so check back often. Continued access
of the Website by you will constitute your acceptance of any changes
It is the goal of our Website
to bring you information that is tailored to your individual needs
and, at the same time, protect your privacy. The following is a
summary of the various ways we treat the information you provide
us while using our site.
THE TYPE OF INFORMATION
THE WEBSITE COLLECTS
The Website generally collects
personally identifying information with your specific knowledge
and consent. For instance, when you enter a sweepstakes or contest,
complete a survey, make a purchase, subscribe to our publication(s),
or register for any portion of our services, you are asked to provide
information such as your e-mail address, name or phone number. Optional
information such as your age or gender may also be requested.
HOW THE WEBSITE USES
INFORMATION PROVIDED BY YOU
Service Provider uses information
you supply through the Website to provide you with the service you
have requested. For example, if you subscribe to any of our publications,
we may use your e-mail address to send you a confirmation notice
and your mailing address to send you the publication. Similarly,
if you enter an online sweepstakes, we will use this information
to notify you if you are a winner. We may also use the information
to communicate with you about new features, products or services,
or to improve the services that we offer by tailoring them to your
Service Provider does not sell
our users' e-mail addresses. However, unless otherwise specified,
we may share e-mail addresses and sell or share all other information
with our affiliates and with carefully selected companies who we
think can offer you services and products of interest to you. If
you do not wish to have your information shared, write to us at
If you do not wish to receive future commercial communications from
us by e-mail, simply follow the unsubscribe instructions contained
within the e-mail. If you've registered on any part of the Website,
we may provide an online method to change or update your member
preferences or information on the website, or you can send us an
e-mail with your revised preferences or information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may also allow access to
our database by third parties that provide us with services, such
as technical maintenance or forums and job search software, but
only for the purpose of and to the extent necessary to provide those
services. We may also provide your information to our advertisers,
so that they can serve ads to you that meet your needs or match
your interests. While Service Provider will seek to require such
third parties to follow appropriate privacy policies and will not
authorize them to use this information except for the express purpose
for which it is provided, Service Provider does not bear any responsibility
for any actions or policies of third parties. There may also be
occasion when we are legally required to provide access to our database
in order to cooperate with police investigations or other legal
proceedings. In those instances, the information is provided only
for that purpose.
While your individual information
is protected as outlined above, we reserve the right to use, transfer,
sell, and share aggregated, anonymous data about our users as a
group for any business purpose, such as analyzing usage trends and
seeking compatible advertisers and partners.
You may have read about "cookies,"
nuggets of information that are placed by a Website in a storage
of ads, to track usage patterns on the site, to deliver editorial
content, and to record registration and personalization information.
For example, if you register on any part of the Website and are
given the option to save your user name and password on your computer,
we can provide this convenience to you by placing a cookie on your
computer. Our cookies may contain personally identifiable information
and such cookies may be shared with our affiliates and other companies.
Some of our advertisers occasionally
serve you cookies as well. We do not have control over cookies placed
by advertisers. If you don't want any cookies, your Web browser
likely includes an option that allows you to not accept them. However,
Website may not function properly.
Your Internet Protocol ("IP")
address is usually associated with the place from which you enter
the Internet, like your Internet Service Provider, your company
or your university. We may use your IP address to help diagnose
problems with our server, gather broad demographic information,
and administer our website.
PARENTS AND CHILDREN
This Website is not intended
for use by children, especially those under age 13. No one under
age 13 is allowed to provide any personal information or use our
public discussion areas, forums and chats. Minors between the ages
of 13 and 17 must get the permission of their parent(s) or legal
guardian(s) before making purchases, including subscriptions, on
If your children disclose information
about themselves in publicly accessible areas of the Website, they
may get unsolicited messages from other parties. Accordingly, you
should tell them not to do so.
If you're worried about your
children's activities or their privacy on our site, we encourage
If you have other concerns
or questions about any aspect of this policy, you may also e-mail
send us regular mail at the following address:
535 Fifth Avenue, Suite 202
New York, NY 10017