Privacy Policy

At www.earthworkgardens.com, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information is received and collected by www.earthworkgardens.com and how it is used.

Log Files

Like many other Web sites, www.earthworkgardens.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and the number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies & Data

We use cookies on www.earthworkgardens.com. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. Cookies may also enable us to track and target user interests to improve the experience on our website in the future.

Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information about you. Any personal information is only collected when you voluntarily provide it, such as providing your email address to subscribe to a newsletter.

The following is a list of possible cookies and data collected when using www.earthworkgardens.com. Please refer to each service’s privacy policy for more information on the exact types of data collected:

  • Google Analytics: _ga, _gid and _gat_gtag cookie data kept 26 months
  • MailChimp: email address kept until you unsubscribe
  • Adroll: When visitors come to your site, third parties (such as AdRoll) may place cookies on their browsers for targeted advertising purposes.
  • A description of the types of data (IP addresses, cookie identifiers, website activity) that your site will collect.
  • Instructions on how to opt-out of receiving targeted advertising.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.



EarthworkGardens.com does maintain a newsletter in which visitors may sign up for voluntarily using the subscription form in out footer and at the end of blog posts. To subscribe you must provide your email address via the Mail Chimp subscription form and confirm subscription using the double-opting form. EarthworkGardens.com does not share this information.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. Please see the Gravatar service privacy policy for more information. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

We may use Akismet on EarthworkGardens.com to help prevent spam.

Protection of Information

EarthworkGardens.com takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Your Data Rights

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Privacy Policy Changes

EarthworkGardens.com reserves the right to change this policy at any time. We encourage visitors to check this page for Privacy Policy updates regularly. Continued use of this website after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us at

Our postal address is: Springfield, MO 65804

We can be reached via e-mail at info@earthworksgardens.com or you can reach us by telephone at 417-380-6680

For each visitor to our Web page, our Web server automatically recognizes no information regarding the domain or e-mail address.

We collect the e-mail addresses of those who post messages to our bulletin board, the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail, the e-mail addresses of those who make postings to our chat areas, the names and email addresses of those who subscribe to our newsletters, aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations.

The information we collect is used for internal review and is then discarded, used to improve the content of our Web page, used to notify consumers about updates to our Web site, or is used in opt-in newsletters and updates.

With respect to cookies: We use cookies to store visitor’s preferences, record session information, such as items that consumers add to their shopping cart.

If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending us an e-mail at the above address.

With respect to Ad Servers: We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.

From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our Web site to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt-out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Web site periodically.

Customers may prevent their information from being used for purposes other than those for which it was originally collected by e-mailing us at the above address.

Upon request, we provide site visitors with access to a description of information that we maintain about them.

With respect to security: When we transfer and receive certain types of sensitive information such as financial or health information, we redirect visitors to a secure server and will notify visitors through a pop-up screen on our site, we have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site.

If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the above addresses or phone number.

Recent Amendments

  • What Personal Data is Collected and How:
    • Disclosure earthworksgardens.com collects hashed identifiers derived from email addresses for the purposes of cross-device tracking for targeted advertising; and
    • a reference to NextRoll’s Privacy NoticeAND
  • How Visitors Can Opt-Out of Receiving Cross-Device Advertising: 
    • If you would like to opt-out from receiving cross-device site advertising (i.e. tracking a user across devices), by accessing their device setting or visiting and employing the controls described on the NAI’s Mobile Choices page.
      If you have chosen to opt-out of receiving cross-device advertising please email info@earthworksgardens.com
    • We use AdRoll Email (a product of NextRoll, Inc.) as our email automation marketing platform. NextRoll, Inc. performs a hash of your email address in order to serve targeted advertising to other devices connected to you (cross-device tracking). By submitting this form, you acknowledge NextRoll, Inc.’s hashing and cross-device activity. For more information, please see NextRoll’s Privacy Notice.
    • California Residents
    • Last updated: September 2020The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) is a law that addresses the privacy rights of California consumers. If you do business in California, including operating a website that’s accessible to California residents, you may need to comply with the CCPA.
    • The CCPA extends specific notice, disclosure, deletion and opt-out rights to California consumers for personal information collected by certain businesses. This includes providing notice of the personal information that a business collects, discloses for a business purpose, and (where applicable) sells to a third party. The CCPA also allows California consumers the right to request access to and deletion of their personal information held by a business. 
    • Effective Date and Enforcement
      • The effective date of the CCPA is January 1, 2020.
      • The California Attorney General began enforcement on July 1, 2020.
      • There are additional regulations drafted by the California Attorney General to provide guidance on the application and implementation of the CCPA. These additional regulations became effective on August 14, 2020.

      CCPA Definitions 

      The CCPA defines “personal information” and “sale” to cover a wide range of information and activities you may not expect.

      • Personal information is defined in the CCPA to include significantly more than a name, address, email or even IP address.
        • “Personal information” includes information such as: a consumer’s interaction with a website, application, or advertisement; browsing or search history; and a consumers’ purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies (among other things).
        • A “sale” of “personal information” is defined broadly to include any exchange of personal information for either money or other “valuable consideration”  (in other words, as long as the exchange provides value in exchange for the information, it could be considered “valuable consideration”).If you live in California and do not want your information sold please email us at info@earthworksgardens.com 
          We at Earthworks Gardens always take your personal information protection at a paramount priority as we do not solicit in California we do however take your personal privacy seriously please contact us at info@earthworksgardens.com if you have questions or concerns.

          Update 9/21/2020
          Collection of Data
          Our site uses technologies of  third-party partners [such as NextRoll] to help us recognize your device and understand how you use our site(s) so that we can improve our services to reflect your interests and serve you advertisements about the [products and/or services] that are likely to be of more interest to you. Specifically, [NextRoll/these partners] collect information about your activity on our site(s) to enable us to:

          • measure and analyze traffic and browsing activity on our site(s);
          • [Optional: if you are using our Media Services to run campaigns include this disclosure] show advertisements for our products and/or services to you on third-party sites;
          • [Optional: if you are using our Cross Channel Measurement Services include this disclosure] measure and analyze the performance of our advertising campaigns;

          Cross-Device [Optional: if you are using our Cross Device or AdRoll Email Services]
          We may share data, such as hashed email derived from emails or other online identifiers collected on our site(s)  with [NextRoll/ our advertising partners]. This allows our partners to recognize and deliver you ads across devices and browsers. To read more about the technologies used by [NextRoll/our partner] and their cross device capabilities please refer to NextRoll’s Privacy Notice.  

          Our partners [such as NextRoll] may use non-cookie technologies that may not be impacted by browser settings that block cookies. Your browser may not permit you to block such technologies. For this reason you can use the following third-party tools to decline the collection and use of information for the purpose of serving you interest-based advertising:

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