This policy sets forth the type of information Better Homesteading collects from you on this website (“the Better Homesteading.com website”), the way we use such information and the procedures to keep such information confidential. This policy also sets forth the terms and conditions of your use of the Better Homesteading website and its content.
Better Homesteading takes every reasonable precaution to protect our users’ personal information. When users submit sensitive information via the Better Homesteading website, their information is protected both online and off-line.
The practices and policies contained in this statement of Policy are subject to change at any time without prior notice. If we decide to change our policies, we will post those changes on this BetterHomesteading.com website. Information collected before changes are made will be secured according to the Policy in place at the time such information is collected notwithstanding future changes to this Policy. The practices and policies in this Policy replace all previous notices or statements with respect to the same subject matter.
Termination of User Accounts
If users have opted out of all communication with the BetterHomesteading.com website, or deleted/deactivated their account,BetterHomesteading.com will not contact such users again nor will their personal information ever be used by us in any manner.
Security of Sensitive Information
Better Homesteading is committed to preventing others from unauthorised access to the personal information that you provide to us, and we maintain commercially reasonable procedures and technology which is designed for this purpose. The BetterHomesteading.com website has reasonable technical and structural security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under our control. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorised third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.
When our registration and order forms asks users to enter sensitive information, such as credit card number, that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry, 128-bit SSL. While on a Paypal secure page, such as our order form, the lock of Web browsers such as Fire Fox and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to un-locked, or open, when users are just looking for information off the web.
We make our best efforts to ensure user information protection off-line. All of our user information, including the sensitive information just mentioned, is restricted within our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, our billing specialist or a customer service agent) are granted access to personal information. The servers that store personal information are in a secure environment.
The Information We Collect at BetterHomesteading.com
We request information from the user when ordering services or products. A user may be required to provide information (such as name, email, and/or shipping address) and financial information (such as credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill customer’s orders. If we have difficulty in processing an order, the information is used to contact the user. This information is only shared with other companies who work on behalf of Better Homesteading to provide a product or service to you. Unless we tell you otherwise, these companies do not have any right to use your personal information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us. We may also use this information to inform you of additional goods and services which you may be interested in, or to customise your service and use of the BetterHomesteading.com website.
We may ask you for personal information in connection with promotions or data collection. Any email you receive from us, or third parties authorised by you to send email, will contain additional unsubscribe options in the message with instructions on how to unsubscribe from receiving future emails.
We may gather general information about our website and visitors, such as IP addresses, browsers, pages views, number of visitors, goods and services purchased, transactions completed, etc. To do this, we use tags and cookies provided by our site analytics and marketing partners. Although these partners log the information coming from our site or for us, we authorise how the data may be used.
Like most standard website servers, we use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site and gather general demographic information. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Use of Non-Medical Information
Our goal is to provide products that serve your requirements; therefore we evaluate your interactions with us in an effort to deliver the information which best suit your tastes. In addition, we use your information to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to analyse our site usage, to improve our content and product and services offerings and to customise our site’s content, form and services.
If you place a request for information or services, we use your personal information to fulfil your order; if the information or services are from a retail partner, we may provide your relevant information to that retailer for purposes of the transaction. If you establish a credit account with us or our providers, we collect additional information, including billing information, credit card number and expiration date, and tracking information from checks or money orders.
We may also use or disclose information to resolve disputes or investigate problems. We may disclose or access information whenever we believe in good faith that the law so requires or if we otherwise consider it necessary to do so to maintain service and improve our products and services.
We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our servers, to manage our website and to enhance our site based on the usage pattern data we receive.
Children under 13
The BetterHomesteading.com website contains links to other sites. Better Homesteading is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other sites. By including links to other websites, we neither endorse such sites nor guarantee that the information they contain is accurate. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site to read the privacy statements of every linked website as the privacy policies of each may differ from ours. This privacy statement applies solely to the BetterHomesteading.com website.
Advertising and Promotion
Any services or products recommended and/or offered in the bog, newsletters, podcasts or elsewhere on BetterHomesteading.com have gone through extensive internal evaluation before such recommendations, and based on these reviews, may be recommended or offered.
We welcome feedback, questions and comments about our services and this BetterHomesteading.com website. As a general policy, we do not accept unsolicited ideas for products or services through this website. All communications and other materials (including, without limitation, unsolicited ideas, photographs, drawings, suggestions, or materials) you send to our website by e-mail or otherwise are and shall remain the sole and exclusive property of Better Homesteading and may be used by us for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to you.
Better Homesteading Intellectual Property
Better Homesteading is the exclusive owner and or licensee of the content, information, music and services (“Content”) offered on the BetterHomesteading.com website and retains all proprietary rights in and to such Content as applicable, including all copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of Better Homesteading, and its licensors. Except for information which is in the public domain or for which you have been given written permission, you may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any such proprietary information.
Copyright Intrusion Policy for Claims under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998
If you have information and believe that any Content has been copied and posted on the Better Homesteading website by Better Homesteading or any third party in a manner that constitutes copyright or trademark infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent with the following information: an electronic or physical signature of the person authorised to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Website; your address, telephone number, and email address; a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorised by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorised to act on the copyright owner’s behalf. Better Homesteading’s Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement under the DMCA can be reached as follows:
Customer Service – Copyright Information
Coridon, St James Road, Bridport, Dorset, UK, DT6 5LL
Warranties and Warranty Disclaimer
Better Homesteading will use reasonable commercial efforts to maintain the functionality and availability of the services; however the services are provided to you “AS IS” without any warranty of any kind. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, Better Homesteading HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
You agree that your use of the BetterHomesteading.com website is done entirely at your own risk. Better Homesteading does not warrant that your use of the BetterHomesteading.com website will be uninterrupted or error free. Better Homesteading is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate Content posted on the website whether caused by Better Homesteading, it’s Members, non-members, hosts, agents, guests, affiliates, representatives, partners or licensors. Better Homesteading assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to, or alteration of, user or Member communications. Better Homesteading is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems or access, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to users and/or Members or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in connection with the services. Better Homesteading makes no warranties and shall have no liability for any claim of copyright, trademark or patent infringement based on your use of or combination of any third party product or software with the services, or any part thereof, (unless authorised in writing by Better Homesteading) if such infringement would have been avoided by the use of the services without the use of other software, hardware or products.
Limitation of Liability and Liability Disclaimer
Better Homesteading AND ITS AGENTS, HOSTS, AFFILIATES, GUESTS, REPRESENTATIVES, PARTNERS, SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR AND DAMAGES OR LOSS ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION TO INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR OTHER INDIRECT DAMAGE, WHETHER BASED ON TORT, BODILY INJURY, DEATH, LOST REVENUE OR OTHERWISE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER Better Homesteading WAS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSSES IN ADVANCE AND NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED OR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY OF ANY KIND. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, Better Homesteading’S LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION, WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID, IF ANY, BY YOU TO Better Homesteading FOR THE SERVICES. ON BEHALF OF ITSELF, ITS PARTNERS, LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS, Better Homesteading DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING BODILY INJURY OR DEATH) ARISING FROM OR RELATED THIS AGREEMENT OR YOUR USE OF ANY SERVICES.
You hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless Better Homesteading, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, hosts, guests, agents, licensors, partners and employees, from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorney’s fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Website, Content and services in violation of this Agreement and/or arising from a breach of this Agreement.
Any dispute about or involving Better Homesteading and/or your use of this BetterHomesteading.com website shall be governed by the laws of the State of Texas, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You agree to personal jurisdiction by and venue in the state and federal courts of the State of Texas. If any provision of this Agreement is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be or becomes unenforceable or illegal, such provision shall be adjusted to the minimum extent necessary to cure such unenforceability or illegality and the remainder of this Agreement shall remain in effect in accordance with its terms as modified by such adjustment.