on a mobile device that was created by Garden Produce Exchange, LLC.
The Application includes finding produce in your neighborhood, adding
produce to your neighborhood, and contacting produce growers to make
What information does the Application obtain and how is it
User Provided Information - The Application obtains the information
you provide when you download and register the Application. Registration
with us is optional. However, please keep in mind that you may not be
able to use some of the features offered by the Application unless you
register with us.
When you register with us and use the Application, you generally provide
(a) your name, email address, user name, a password, street address,
and other registration information; (b) transaction-related information,
such as when you download or use applications from us; (c) information
you provide us when you contact us for help; (d) information you enter
into our system when using the Application, such as contact information,
description of your produce and messages to other users. We may also
use the information you provided us to contact you from time to time
to provide you with important information, required notices and marketing
Automatically Collected Information - In addition, the Application
may collect certain information automatically, such as the type of mobile
device you use, your mobile devices unique device ID, the IP address
of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile
Internet browsers you use, and information about the way you use the
Application. See "Automatic Data Collection and Advertising"
section for examples.
Does the Application collect precise real time location information
of the device?
This application does collect precise information about the location
of your device. When you start the Application, you have the option
to consent or decline the Application usage of your location. We use
your location information to provide requested location services to
show you produce available in your area. We do not store the location
of your device or reveal the location of your device to others. You
may at any time opt-out from further allowing us to have access to your
location data by going to your devices Settings > Privacy > Local Services
menu and turning the location services off. For more information, please
see the section below entitled "opt-out rights."
Do third parties see and/or have access to information obtained
by the Application?
We will share your information with third parties only in the ways
that are described in this privacy statement. We may disclose User Provided
and Automatically Collected Information:
- As required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar
- When we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect
our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate
fraud, or respond to a government request;
- With our trusted services providers who work on our behalf, do not
have an independent use of the information we disclose to them, and
have agreed to adhere to the rules set forth in this privacy statement.
- If Garden Produce Exchange, LLC is involved in a merger, acquisition,
or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via
email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership
or uses of this information, as well as any choices you may have regarding
- To third party advertising networks and analytics companies as described
below under the Section entitled Automatic Data Collection and Advertising.
Automatic Data Collection and Advertising
This Application is supported via advertising, and collects data to
help the Application serve ads. We may work with analytics companies
to help us understand how the Application is being used, such as the
frequency and duration of usage. We work with advertisers and third
party advertising networks, who need to know how you interact with advertising
provided in the Application which helps us keep the cost of the Application
low [or free]. Advertisers and advertising
networks use some of the information collected by the Application, including
the unique identification ID of your mobile device and your mobile telephone
number. To protect the anonymity of this information, we use an encryption
technology to help ensure that these third parties can't identify you
personally. These third parties may also obtain information about other
applications you've downloaded to your mobile device, the mobile websites
you visit, your non-precise location information (e.g., your zip code),
and other non-precise location information in order to help analyze
and serve anonymous targeted advertising on the Application and elsewhere.
We may also share encrypted versions of information you have provided
in order to enable our partners to append other available information
about you for analysis or advertising related use. If you'd like to
opt-out from third party use of this type of information to help serve
targeted advertising, please visit the section entitled "Opt-out"
What are my opt-out rights?
There are multiple opt-out options for users of this Application:
- Opt-out of all information collection by uninstalling the Application
- You can stop all collection of information by the Application easily
by uninstalling the Application. You may use the standard uninstall
processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the
mobile application marketplace or network.
- Opt-out from the use of information to serve targeted advertising
by advertisers and/or third party network advertisers
- You may at any time opt-out from further allowing us to have access
to your location data by going to your devices Settings > Privacy >
Local Services menu and turning the location services off.
Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information
We will retain User Provided data for as long as you use the Application
and for a reasonable time thereafter. If you'd like us to delete User
Provided Data that you have provided via the Application, please contact
us at privacy@LocalCarrot.com
and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all
of the User Provided Data may be required in order for the Application
to function properly, and we may be required to retain certain information
We do not use the Application to knowingly solicit data from or market
to children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware
that his or her child has provided us with information without their
consent, he or she should contact us at privacy@LocalCarrot.com.
We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.
We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information.
We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect
information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to
this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to
know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Application.
Please be aware that, although we endeavor to provide reasonable security
for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent
all potential security breaches.
and by informing you via email or text message if you have provided
for any changes.
By using the Services, you are consenting to our processing of User
Provided and Automatically Collection information as set forth in this
cookies on a computer/hand held device or using or touching information
in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting,
using, combining and disclosing information, all of which activities
will take place in the United States. If you reside outside the U.S.
your information will be transferred to the U.S., and processed and
stored there under U.S. privacy standards. By using the Application
and providing information to us, you consent to such transfer to, and
processing in, the US.
If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Application,
or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at