Green Thumb Journal Privacy Policy

This Privacy Statement describes how the Green Thumb Journal collects and uses information about you when you use the web site ("Site").

Collection and Use of Personal Information by Green Thumb Journal, its Service Providers and Affiliated Vendors

We request and collect information that personally identifies you or allows us to contact you when you register to use the Site and in other instances, (e.g., a Site user survey, order submission, and promotions). Such information may include your name, e-mail alias, user identification password and other information collected by our cookies (described below) (collectively "Personal Information"). You may also provide us with Personal Information in the process of submitting questions and answers while interacting with other members of the Site. Green Thumb Journal, the service providers for this Site, and any vendor providing products or services through the Site, use your Personal Information to operate the Site, to effect your transactions initiated at the Site; to create and share reports about your transactions among themselves, and to enforce or investigate contracts formed at the Site and claims regarding them. You may correct or update your Personal Information by visiting your Edit Profile page if you are current member or else visiting our Feedback page via the link at the bottom of every page.


Cookies are very small text files placed on your hard drive by a computer server. It serves as your identification card and is uniquely yours. A cookie can only be read by the server that gave it to you. Cookies tell us that you returned to a specific Web page on our Site, and help us track your preferences and transactional habits. Cookies help us personalize your experience at the Site by permitting our computer server to "remember" who you are. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you reject a cookie you may still use our Site; however, your use will be limited in some areas of our Site. Some of the advertisers on the Site use cookies to collect similar information, but we do not control the use of cookies by other web site operators or advertisers.

Children's Privacy

Children under the age of 13 are not allowed to use the Site. Green Thumb Journal does not knowingly collect Personal Information about children under the age of 13 or allow them to use the Site. If Green Thumb Journal learns that a child under the age of 13 is using the Site, Green Thumb Journal will close the child's account and delete all information collected about the child. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Green Thumb Journal may choose to retain the child's e-mail address as a means to prevent the child from re-registering with


We are committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. We store the Personal Information you provide on computer systems with limited access that are located in secured facilities. We also protect the security of your Personal Information during transmission by of use technology such as firewalls, access control procedures, and Secured Socket Layer (SSL) encryption software. We urge you to use a password to protect your account from unauthorized access by others. If others, including family or household members, access and use the Site through your password, you are responsible for the actions of those individuals. You should always choose to log out before leaving a site or service to protect access to your information from subsequent users.

Posting on Bulletin Boards or Chat Areas

Please be aware that information you provide on bulletin boards or in chat areas is available to other persons or users that have access to those areas. We discourage you from providing Personal Information within a posting on any bulletin board or chat area as that information may be used by someone in a manner unintended by you.

Other Situations in which Personal Information May Be Disclosed

We may store and disclose Personal Information allowed or required by applicable law or when deemed advisable by us. This means that we may make disclosures that are necessary or advisable to conform to legal and regulatory requirements or processes and to protect the rights, safety and property of Green Thumb Journal, users of the Site, and the public. Use of some Site features may result in disclosure of some of your Personal Information to other users, such as when posting to the forums.

Changes To The Green Thumb Journal Privacy Statement

Green Thumb Journal may make changes to this Privacy Statement from time to time. We will post changes to our Privacy Statement here and encourage you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Green Thumb Journal is protecting your information. If there are material changes to our Privacy Statement, we will notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes prior to the change or by directly sending you a notification. Please note that the Policy may change at any time and without prior notice. Any revised version(s) of the Policy will be promptly posted on the Green Thumb Journal website.
We will not reduce User rights under the Policy without each User's explicit consent, and We expect most such changes will be negligible. To better inform Users of changes to the Policy, We will post any such changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, We will provide a more prominent notice (including, for certain services, email notification). Each version of this Policy will be identified at the top of the page by its effective date. A User's continued use of the Services constitutes his or her agreement to this Policy and any future revisions.

Questions, Comments, Concerns

If you have any questions or comments about our use of Personal Information, please visit our Feeback page via the link at the bottom of every page. We will use reasonable efforts to promptly investigate any complaint you may have regarding our use of Personal Information.