The collection and submission of personal information by CropCricket.com users will be held with the highest regard. The general users of CropCricket.com whose purpose is to buy, sell, or trade goods, will be required to provide their name and email address. However, if a user wishes to take advantage of one of our paid services we will require that the following information be given in order to complete the transaction.
Although we accept credit card payments we would encourage users to register with PayPal in order to expedite the transaction process. Signing up with PayPal will require that users share their personal information with this legitimate company.
CropCricket.com uses your personal information from the registration form for the purpose of completing a transaction. For example, CropCricket.com will use a users email addresses to answer an email that was received. In the instance where financial information is provided CropCricket.com will uses this information for the purpose of completing the transaction. Please refer to the security section which addresses the types of protective measures we have in place. All personal information will not be used for any other purposes and will not be provided to a third party without users explicit consent.
If you are visiting the site with the intent of just purchasing items you are only required to submit an email address in order to create dialogue between the seller and yourself.
CropCricket.com is also being used as a forum to create dialogue with people in your local area. CropTalk is an icon on the home page that allows users to create their own groups to discuss things like gardening tips or setting up dates and locations for the exchange of fruits, vegetables and plants. This forum also enables users to create monthly newsletters for their group to keep them informed of coming events. Email addresses used with this feature will not be shared with a third party.
CropCricket.com provides opportunities for users and business to advertise their products or services. In order to help these groups reach the correct users we use non-identifying and aggregate information. For example, advertisers may be provided with statistical information about the number of people that visit a specific page, traffic to and from CropCricket.com, or the number of men and women that use our site. Please note that we will not disclose any information that could be used to identify individuals, like IP addresses. Please note that all users will receive marketing communications which reflect additional services or site updates, unless one opts-out during the registration stage.
CropCricket.com reserves the right to disclose personal information when responding to legal requirements or responding to posting that infringe upon anyone?s rights, property, or safety. We also reserve to right to share personal information with corporate affiliates or local authorities who specialize in detecting and preventing potentially illegal activities.
Users can see, modify, or erase most of their personal information in the my ads section of the website or by contacting CropCricket.com administrators. If users contact site administrators for the purpose of deleting any stored information that is not available to them on the website there may be a charge associated with this request. However, this fee will not exceed the amounts permitted by law. Please note that CropCricket.com deletes all personal information when it is no longer needed for the purposes discussed throughout this policy.
The location of the CropCricket.com server is in the United States. Therefore, if you provide us with your personal information it will be collected, transfered and stored on servers outside of Canada. Please refer to the collecting information section for the types of information that CropCricket.com collects.
The team at CropCricket.com take security very seriously. We use the most advanced tools including encryption, passwords, and physical security to ensure the protection of your information against unauthorized access and disclosure. We encourage users to use at least a 7 character password which includes both letters in lower and upper case and numbers. This security measure will help prevent unwanted users from acquiring your personal information. It is important to note that security is not perfect and that we make no guarantees.
The administrators at CropCricket.com have the authority to update this policy at any time, with updates taking effect the next time you use the site or after a 30 day period. If CropCricket.com changes ownership or merges with an existing company we hold the right to share personal information with another company, however this policy will still apply. If you have questions or concerns contact CropCricket.com administrators using the contact icon on the home page.