Privacy Policy

General Information

William Benedict Inc. dba Benedict's Home and Garden is a family-run retail store in Monroe, CT 06468 focused on supplies for lawn, garden, nursery, pet, farm, home and outdoor living, and power equipment. We maintain an informational website, social media profiles, Loyalty Rewards Program / Frequent Buyer program, and an email newsletter. We are committed to your privacy through the safekeeping and confidentiality of the data you allow us to collect and process in pursuit of these purposes. This document explains how we collect, process, and share various types of data.

We do not sell any data, individually or as part of a list to any other 3rd party. We do not share your data or contact information for any purpose other than for store updates, sales information, and event invites. You may withdraw your consent for any future contact from us at any time by using the unsubscribe link provided on our newsletters and/or by contacting us at info@benedictsgarden.com, using our contact form or the phone number given on our website. By those means, you can also request to see what data we have about you to change/correct any data we have about you or have us delete any data we have about you and express any concern you have about our use of your data.

Security:

Your information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the Web page. While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job related to the data collected are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment. Temporarily, upon select online form submissions, we save your data in an online, private, password protected database structure. Upon completion of the specific event or online preorder, the data is then deleted from online storage.

Data We Collect:

Below is an outline of what kinds of data Benedict's Home and Garden collects, how it is processed, and your rights concerning your data.

When you purchase something from our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address, phone number, and email address. When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.

Benedict's Home and Garden Weekly Email Blast:
Upon submission of information with this form, you allow Benedict's Home and Garden to send you the newsletter/s of your choice to the email address provided. You are required to give certain information, such as name and email address. This information is used to contact you about the products/services on our site in which you have expressed interest. At your option, you may also provide demographic profile information about yourself.

The email blasts contain news, information, and marketing from both Benedict's Home and Garden and our sponsors or vendors and you consent to receive such on a daily or weekly basis. We partner with Constant Contact, which was acquired by Endurance International Group in 2016. Constant Contact is an email service, for the purpose of delivering the emails to our subscriber list. We will share names or other contact information that is necessary for Constant Contact to provide these services. Constant Contact does not use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services. Their privacy policy is clearly linked on their website, which can be found at https://www.constantcontact.com/. We do not sell your data or any compilation of anyone's data as a list. We continue to send the email newsletters until you unsubscribe. Unsubscribe links are clearly provided in the header and/or footer of each email. Upon unsubscribing, your email data is erased from our email mailing list and you will no longer receive our weekly emails.

Benedict's Home and Garden Contact Form:
The information collected is for the purpose of making contact and asking questions of a general nature of Benedict's Home and Garden or notifying Benedict's Home and Garden of issues with site function, product suggestions, and business-related inquiries. We retain this information for our records and use it solely to respond to the specific contact instance.

Surveys:
Our site may request information via surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary, and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose the required information. Information requested may include contact information and demographic information. Contact information will be used to award the survey submission with a in-store promotion. Survey information can be either used for improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

Disclosure:

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.

Third Party Services:

In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us. However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions. For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers. In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located. As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act. Once you leave our store’s website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

Online Payment
We do not accept payment online for livestock. Our online poultry order forms are designed for us to contact you via phone and/or email to notify of the status of your order of livestock. We do not accept payment online nor over the phone for in-store pickup. Payment online or over the phone from you, the customer, to us, Benedict's Home and Garden, is strictly for delivery orders. Use of a credit or debit card for online transactions is securely transfered to Payment Logistics for billing. They provide us us with an online payment platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Any information they store about you is subject to the Private Policy and Terms & Conditions printed on their website http://www.paymentlogistics.com.

Cookies:

Benedict's Home and Garden uses "cookies". A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitors hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site. See your browser preferences for the management of cookies, which cookies you want to allow for Benedict's Home and Garden, and for any other website.

External links:

Benedict's Home and Garden may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Age Of Consent:

By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.

Changes To This Private Policy:

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.

Questions And Contact Information

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact, please contact us at info@benedictsgarden.com via email or through our website contact form, call us at the company phone number listed on our website, or by mail at
Benedict's Home and Garden
480 Purdy Hill Rd, Monroe CT 06468

Updated March 11th, 2019

Store Info

480 Purdy Hill Rd
Monroe, CT 06468
(203) 268-2537

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