What information does Hawthorne collect and how do we use this information?
We may request personal information from you for communicating with you. This may include your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, etc.
Our website allows you to contact us directly with questions or comments regarding our services. The process requires you to give certain personal information so that you may complete a form. We also maintain data files to ensure that we quickly resolve visitor comments or questions and implement improvements based on those comments.
In an effort to continually improve our services, we may use personal information to conduct market research and on-line surveys. This may involve contacting recent and/or past website visitors who have provided personal information to Hawthorne. Our web servers may automatically monitor the number of visitors, the average time spent on the site, the popularity of our website, and any programming errors or failures on our website in order to determine the effectiveness of the Hawthorne web site and to make improvements to the web site.
Does Hawthorne share your information with other third parties?
Hawthorne does not currently share your e-mail address or personal information with any other parties without your prior consent. Hawthorne may share aggregate data about our customers, traffic patterns, and other related site information with respectable third parties. None of this data is related to any individual's name without their consent.
The Hawthorne web site does not use "cookie" technology on its website.
Does Hawthorne have any special privacy policies with respect to children?
Hawthorne encourages parents and guardians to monitor and participate in their children's online activities. No information should be submitted to this site by users under 13 years of age, and users under 13 years old are not allowed to register for newsletters. Where appropriate, Hawthorne may ask you to indicate your age to verify compliance with these policies. Hawthorne does not knowingly collect information from our guests under 13 years of age or provide any personally identifying information from such guests to any third party for any reason whatsoever. We do not allow guests known to be under 13 years of age to receive direct marketing communications from Hawthorne or from third parties.
How do I stop Hawthorne from contacting me via e-mail in the future?
All emails that we send to our visitors who have voluntarily provided us with their email address include a simple and straight forward way to "opt out" of receiving future emails. Or, contact our Webmaster and state that you want to be deleted from our mailing lists. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is the policy regarding Hawthorne's ownership of information?
All opinions, ideas, suggestions, and other feedback submitted to our website may be used by Hawthorne without any restriction and free of charge, and nothing contained in this policy shall limit or otherwise affect this. There may be instances where we request or permit the submission of your opinions/ideas. In such instances you will be required to agree to the terms of an Hawthorne prepared agreement related to the provision of such information prior to its submission.
What about Hawthorne's links to other sites?
We have and may add additional links to third party sites. Because such linked sites are not under the control of Hawthorne, we are not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements contained on any such linked sites. Access to any other Internet site linked to this website is at your own risk. Hawthorne has not reviewed all of the sites linked to the website. Hawthorne provides these links merely as a convenience and the inclusion of such links does not imply an endorsement by Hawthorne of such third party sites or any goods or services offered by such third parties.
Hawthorne may change this policy from time to time without notice to better serve you, so please review this policy periodically.
How do I contact Hawthorne regarding this policy statement?
If you have any questions or comments on this policy statement please contact our Webmaster.