at <https://greeniq.com/documentation.htm> (the “Terms”).
GreenIQ respects your right to privacy. Your ability to make informed choices about the uses of your
collection, use, disclosure and protection of any information we receive.
Information We Collect
In order to use our Garden Computer and Services, you will be required to register and provide us with
certain Personal Information such as your name and email address. We also collect your geo-location
information at the time of registration for the purposes of providing you with location-based Services
in connection with the Garden Computer. We also collect Personal Information when you make use of
the Site and Services (such as in uploading photos of your property and garden), program or use the
Garden Computer or when you subscribe to our newsletter or fill out an account management form. In
order to enable payment for Services and/or the Garden Computer, we collect and store billing and
credit card information. “Personal Information” means information that can be directly associated
with a specific person or entity such as a name, address, telephone number, email address, credit card
number and expiration date, or information about activities directly linked to a person, such as that
person’s location. It is your voluntary decision whether to provide us with any such Personal
Information, but if you refuse to provide such information we may not be able to register you to use
the Garden Computer and the Services.
We also collect certain information that is not Personal Information, such your browsing history on the
Site or when you use the Garden Computer and/or Service. In addition, when you use the Site, Garden
Computer and/or the Services certain information may be automatically gathered about your device or
computer, such as the version of your operating system or browser. Additionally, we collect
information when you contact us.
How we Protect Information
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the Personal Information submitted to us,
both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or
method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use
commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute
security. We will delete any information provided to us by a user upon the receipt of a written request
by such user. We cannot restore information that we have deleted.
How we Use Information
Except as expressly set forth herein, we will not share your Personal Information with third parties
without your explicit permission, except when required by law, regulation, subpoena or court order or
in order to cooperate with an investigation by a law enforcement body. We may use Personal
Information internally – for example, to help diagnose problems with our servers, to make our Site,
Services and/or Garden Computer more useful, or to customize GreenIQ and personalize its content
We use the payment and credit card information that you provide in order to process your orders of
our Garden Computer and/or Services. We use the information that you provide in order to subscribe
to our newsletter in order to send you the newsletter.
We use your geo-location information in order to provide you with location-based Services. We do not
use your geo-location information in order to track your whereabouts.
We allow you to upload property and garden photos in order to make it easier for you to distinguish
between the irrigation zones on your property. We do not use these photos for other purposes or share
or disclose these photos with any other party.
We use the Data collected from the use of the Garden Computer and/or by means of the Service in
order to provide you with irrigation and light control services.
We may share your Personal Information with members of our corporate family, or third party vendors
or service providers, such as email service providers sending emails on our behalf and/or such as credit
card processing companies billing for goods. We may also authorize third party vendors or service
providers to collect information on our behalf. We will require members of our corporate family and
third party vendors to follow practices that protect your privacy rights on a level at least as restrictive
In addition, by analyzing all information we receive, including all information concerning users,
including Data collected from the use of the Garden Computer by means of the Service we may
compile statistical information across a variety of platforms and users (“Statistical Information”).
Statistical Information helps understand trends and customer needs so that new products and services
can be considered and so existing products and services can be tailored to customer desires. Statistical
Information is anonymous and we will not link Statistical Information to any Personal Information.
We may share such Statistical Information with our partners, without restriction, on commercial terms
that we can determine in our sole discretion. We may provide non-Personal Information that we
receive to Google Analytics in order to receive an analysis of the use of our Site and Services.
User Content and Feedback
When you upload User Content or give feedback of User Content through GreenIQ or through other
social media platforms, please remember that any information disclosed in this venue may be
automatically made public, and such information will not be considered Personal Information by
GreenIQ. Other Users may contact you using the publicly available information from the social media
platform. You should exercise caution when disclosing any information (including Personal
Information) in such a venue, as you do not know who will access or use such information and for
A cookie is a small piece of text that is sent to a visitor’s browser. The browser provides this piece of
personalize your GreenIQ experience. A “persistent” cookie may be used to help save your settings
and customizations across site visits. Also, if you log in to GreenIQ, such a cookie will be used to
recognize you as a valid user so you will not need to log in each time you use GreenIQ. Most Web
browsers are initially configured to accept cookies, but you can change this setting so your browser
either refuses all cookies or informs you when a cookie is being sent. Also, you are free to delete any
existing cookies at any time. Please note that some features of GreenIQ may not function properly
when cookies are disabled or removed.
Online Links to Other Sites
GreenIQ uses third party payment providers to provide payment services on the Site. We are not
affiliated with, and do not have any responsibility for the privacy practices of such third party payment
services. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of such third party payment providers.
GreenIQ users can link to other websites of third-parties that provide useful information/services. Any
personal information you provide on the linked pages is provided directly to this third-party and is
responsible for the content or privacy practices of Web sites to which we link. Links from our site to
third-parties or other sites are provided for your convenience. We encourage you to learn about the
privacy practices of each web site before providing them with personal information. We cannot be
held responsible for any third-party Web sites and accessing their content will be subject to their own
privacy policies, which again – we advise you to check.
Use of GreenIQ by Children
GreenIQ does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of
14. In the event you become aware that an individual under the age of 14 has enrolled without parental
permission, please advise us immediately.
Correcting or Updating your Information.
We allow you to view the information you provided during registration and to alter any data,
inaccuracies or errors. To request such access, or correct, update, or amend your personal information
please contact us at: http://greeniq-systems.com/about.html
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you
Services and/or in connection with the Garden Computer. If you wish to cancel your account or
request that we no longer use your information to provide you services, please contact us at the e-mail
address listed above. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal
obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
We may send you email messages about us or our products and services. By accepting the Terms of
which are incorporated therein) or using the Site, Services and/or Garden Computer, you affirmatively
consent to receive such commercial messages. As a registered member, you can remove your personal
information from our mailing list and stop receiving future communication from us by following the
unsubscribe link located at the bottom of each communication or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You will also be given the opportunity to unsubscribe from commercial messages in any such email
we send. Please note that we reserve the right to send you service related communications, including
service announcements and administrative messages, relating either to your account or to your
transactions on this site, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them unless you
cancel your account.
Other Uses or Transfer of Your Information
We will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us
to disclose the identity, behavior or digital content of any user suspected to have engaged in illegal or
We may use subcontractors that are located in countries other than your own, and send them
information we receive. For example, we may send your information to any countries outside the
United States or the European Economic Area. All our subcontractors will be subject to non-disclosure
and non-use obligations. Nevertheless, some countries may have levels of protection of personal and
other information which are not as high as in your country of residence or business.
We may transfer our databases containing your Personal Information if we sell our business or part of
Comments and Questions
Last updated: January 2015