This site is owned and operated by the Indiana Mulch and Stone Company. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us at the Indiana Mulch and Stone Company, we want to make your experience online satisfying and safe.
Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.
Definition of the Information the Indiana Mulch and Stone Company gathers and keeps track of.
The Indiana Mulch and Stone Company gathers three types of information about users:
- Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions to receive our e-mail promotions, to email a friend, and from participation in surveys:
- Information for online purchases. When you make an online purchase, it is necessary to give us your name, e-mail address, shipping address, billing address and credit card information to complete your purchase.
- Information the Indiana Mulch and Stone Company gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This information allows us to better tailor our content to readersÕ needs and to help our advertisers and sponsors better understand the demographics of our audience. Under no circumstances does the Indiana Mulch and Stone Company divulge any information about an individual user to a third party.
The Indiana Mulch and Stone Company Gathers User Information In The Following Processes:
Optional Voluntary Information
We may offer the following free services, which require some type of voluntary submission of personal information by users:
1.E-mail promotions: We send out e-mail promotions to our users and customers. The Indiana Mulch and Stone Company gathers the email addresses of users and customers who voluntarily subscribe or have given their permission. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list by following the link provided that points users to the removal page.
2."E-mail this to a friend" Service: Our site users can choose to electronically forward a page to someone else by clicking "e-mail this to a friend". The user must provide their email address, as well as that of the recipient. This information is used only in the case of transmission errors and, of course, to let the recipient know who sent the email. The information is not used for any other purpose.
3.Surveys: The Indiana Mulch and Stone Company may occasionally conduct user surveys to better target our content to our audience. We never share any of this information about specific individuals with any third party.
4.Feedback Forms: Our site users can elect to send us their feedback and or questions by filling out the "contact form". We never share any of this information about specific individuals with any third party.
Consistent with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.
The Indiana Mulch and Stone Company tracks user traffic patterns throughout our site. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. The Indiana Mulch and Stone Company does break down overall usage statistics according to a user's domain name, browser type, and MIME type by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user's browser).
Use of Information
The Indiana Mulch and Stone Company uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience on our site, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the site or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users.
As stated above, we use information that users voluntarily provide in order to send out electronic promotions and to enable users to participate in surveys. We occasionally send out special promotions when we think subscribers might be particularly interested in something we are doing. The Indiana Mulch and Stone Company never shares our mailing lists with any third parties, including advertisers.
We use tracking information to determine which areas of our site users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you.
Sharing of Information
The Indiana Mulch and Stone Company uses the above-described information to tailor our content to suit your needs. We will not share information about individual users with any third party, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
The Indiana Mulch and Stone Company operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our customers.
We give users options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include:
- Opting not to register to receive our electronic promotions.
- Opting not to participate in certain interactive areas, which completely alleviates the need to gather any personally identifiable information from our users
At any time you may contact the Indiana Mulch and Stone Company with any privacy questions or concerns you may have. You also may ask at any time to see the data you have given us and request correction or deletion. Our goal is to ensure the highest levels of security and confidentiality.
Contact the Indiana Mulch and Stone Company if you would like to contact us for any reason regarding our internet policies, please write us at the following address:
Tim Coady, 5740 Teresa Lane, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46236 ph: (317) 826-7777email: