Greenheart Fertility (“company”, “I”, “we” or “us”) is dedicated to respecting the privacy
collected from you on www.greenheartvt.com (hereinafter the “website”) and how it is
used. The term “you” refers to anyone who uses, visits and/or views the website.
By visiting and using the website, you accept and agree to be bound by this
You must not access or use the website if you do not wish to be bound by this
We respect the privacy of children and “child” means an individual under the age of 13.
This policy is in accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act
(“COPPA”). This website’s information and content are only intended for people over the
age of 18. This website is not intended for children under the age of 13. Without prior
parental or guardian consent, we do not knowingly collect, use, or disclose personal
information from children under the age of 13. If you believe that personal information
was collected without parental or guardian consent from a child under the age of 13,
please contact us to have that information deleted.
WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW IT IS USED
When you access the website, you may provide certain personally identifiable
information including but not limited to your name, email address, phone number,
address, avatar image, credit card information when you make a purchase on the
This information is collected when you register on the site, place an order, subscribe to
a newsletter, contact us, use the search feature on the website, provide comments or
any other feedback, fill out a form or use the live chat or enter any other information on
the website to communicate with us. From time to time, we may also collect information
that you submit when you participate in any online surveys that we may post on our
Your personal information is used to personalize your experience, improve the website
to better serve you, provide customer service support, efficiently process your requests
or transactions, tailor advertisements to you, elicit reviews of services or products,
provide you offers, promotions and to follow up with you through correspondence
(email, live chat, or phone). We may also use this information to provide you offers and
promotions from our partners and/or our affiliates in exchange for a commission without
additional cost to you.
Additionally, like other websites, this website automatically collects certain information
about you through Log Data and Google Analytics. Log Data is information about your
computer’s Internet Protocol Address, which is your “IP” address, browser information,
Internet Service Provider’s information, your operating system, and your browser type.
Similarly, Google Analytics collects certain information about your location, browsing
history, the pages you visit, the equipment you used to access the website, traffic
patterns, and other general patterns related to your use of the website.
This information is used to analyze website statistics related to user behavior and
interests, improve our performance and your use of the website and to further enhance
our products and services offered to you.
COMMENTS AND SOCIAL MEDIA
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is
so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of
holding them in a moderation queue. When you leave a comment, your name, email
address and website/organization name is not shared with a third party and may be
used to communicate with you.
Social media accounts and sharing options are available on this website. Social media
sites (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, and others) can track your personal
information. Should you choose to interact with us on social media, please note that you
will be voluntarily disclosing that personal information. This information is no longer
private. It becomes public information and can be collected and used by others. We
have no control over and take no responsibility for the use, storage or dissemination of
such publicly-disclosed personal information by you.
Any such interactions via comments and social media with us do not subject us to any
kind of liability related to misuse of your information by others.
small amounts of data including an anonymous unique identifier that a website sends to
your computer’s hard drive when you are viewing the website. Just like other websites,
we automatically collect some non-personally identifiable information including but not
limited to your IP address, geographic location, language preference, date and time of
When you leave a comment on our website, you may opt-in to saving your name, email
address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not
have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment.
If you have an account and you log in to this website, we will set a temporary cookie to
determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is
discarded when you close your browser.
browsing experience, checking our website analytics, saving your preferences and
settings for future use, serving ads based on your liking and interests, affiliate marketing
and posting comments on our website.
This information is only collected to better serve and understand your user experience
on the website. You have the option of turning off cookies on your computer should you
wish to do so. If you choose to do that, you may not be able to view all the features and
content of this website.
USE OF WEB BEACONS AND PIXELS
are also known as clear GIFs, web bugs or pixel tags to collect general information
about your use of our website. They monitor user activity and are used to track
customer behavior data. This information may be relevant to third parties such as the ad
networks used on our website to tailor the advertising based on your behavior and
We may use social media pixels to track and collect general information about your use
in compliance with different social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and others)
for the purpose of promoting products, tracking conversions, remarketing, running target
advertisements and so forth.
Third parties like Facebook may use their own cookies, web beacons and other
technologies to collect and receive information from our website for the purpose of
providing target advertisements. You may see our ads on Facebook or YouTube after
you have visited our website.
THIRD-PARTY LINKS AND USE
We may include, offer or advertise third party links, products or services on the website.
Once you click on a third-party link and leave this website, you are no longer bound by
Articles on this website may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images,
advertisements, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact
same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect
interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the
embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.
We may use Google AdSense advertising along with any other third-party advertising on
for the purpose of providing a positive user experience. Third-party vendors such as
We have no control over these third parties and they have their own privacy policies.
Neither are we responsible for the activities and practices of these third parties. You
should contact them directly and read their privacy policies for any questions. You also
agree that your use of these third-party websites is solely at your risk.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
As a general rule, we do not disclose your personal information to third parties without
your consent with the exception of the following circumstances:
- We may disclose your information to our trusted third parties that work with us
such as our website hosting partners, email marketing service provider, other
service providers that assist in the operation of the website, and any other
affiliates and subsidiaries we rely upon to provide you products and services
- We may disclose your information in order to comply with state or federal
regulations related to copyright infringement lawsuits or any other legal claims
related to the website.
- We may disclose your information to our successor and/or acquiring party in the
event of a merger, acquisition, restructuring, dissolution or partial sale in the
future. However, your personal information will be transferred to the acquiring
You have the option of opting in or unsubscribing from our email list. By subscribing and
opting in, you agree to receive newsletters, updates, messages, promotional materials
and any other content related to this website. When you send an email, your email
message along with email address and responses are saved for communication
purposes with you. This information is kept confidential and we do not share, sell or
trade your email information with third parties except as otherwise stated in this privacy
If you are in the European Union and opt-in to receive any of our free products or
services and/or purchase any products or services through our website then you will be
subscribed to receive our free email newsletter once you affirmatively consent to it.
Please see the Opt-Out section below should you wish to “unsubscribe” and not receive
any emails from us.
But if you are NOT in the European Union then you will be automatically subscribed to
receive our free email newsletter once you opt-in to receive any of our free products or
services and/or purchase any products or services through our website. Please see the
Opt-Out section below should you wish to “unsubscribe” and not receive any emails
We comply with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 and do not spam or send misleading
information. Should you wish to no longer receive communication from us, you have the
option of unsubscribing by clicking “unsubscribe” at the bottom of the email we send to
you or by contacting us.
As for third party websites, please contact them directly to unsubscribe and/or opt-out
from their communications.
We are in compliance with the GDPR along with the email marketing service we use to
collect your data.
GDPR VISITOR RIGHTS
Under the GDPR, if you are within the European Union, you are entitled to certain rights
and information listed below.
We will retain any information you choose to provide to us until the earlier of:
- You ask us to delete the information by sending a request to
Sarah@greenheartvt.com. Please note that such requests may result in you no
longer being able to access paid or free content previously provided to you.
- Our decision to cease using our existing data providers.
- The Company decides to no longer be in business or continue to offer the
- The data is no longer needed to provide you service, is too costly to maintain
further retention, or the Company finds it outdated.
You have the right to request access to your data that we store and have the ability to
access your personal data.
You have the right to either rectify or erase your personal data. You have the right to
verify the accuracy of your personal data and have it corrected or removed completely
You have the right to seek restrictions on the processing of your data. When you restrict
the processing of your data, we can store your data but cannot process it further.
You have the right to object to the processing of your data in certain circumstances
including but not limited to direct marketing, profiling, scientific or historical research
purposes, statistical purposes, automated decision making and profiling and tasks
based on legitimate interests or in the public interest/exercise of official authority.
You have the right to the portability of your data. You have the right to request your
personal data from us, receive it and transfer it to another controller.
You have the right to withdraw consent at any time. If you have provided consent to the
Company’s processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw that
consent any time without affecting the lawfulness of processing based upon consent
that occurred prior to your withdrawal of consent.
You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority that has jurisdiction
over issues related to the General Data Protection Regulation.
We require only the information that is reasonably necessary to enter into a contract
with you. We will not require you to provide consent for any unnecessary processing as
a condition of entering into a contract with us.
CALIFORNIA CONSUMER PRIVACY ACT (CCPA) COMPLIANCE AND YOUR
If you live in California, you have additional rights under California law, and we comply
with the CCPA because we may have visitors from California on our website. Here are
your legal rights:
- You have the right to know whether your personal information is sold or disclosed
to third parties.
- You have the right to say no to the sale of your personal information.
- You also have the right to access your personal information, which we will
provide within 30 days of such request.
- You have the right to know what personal information is collected from you and
- You have the right to have your personal information deleted
- You have the right to equal service, price and no discrimination
- You have the right to data portability and right to request your personal
information and use it for your own purposes
Pursuant to California’s “Shine the Light Act,” you are permitted to request information
about the manner in which we share certain categories of information with third parties
for their marketing use. We may disclose your personal information to our affiliates or
other related third parties such as service providers, vendors for their use in marketing
to you, so we can provide the products and/or services offered on this website to you.
When we disclose such information, your personal information is still kept confidential
and between us and that third party. It is not used for any other purpose that’s not
permitted under the laws.
Please be advised we DO NOT SELL YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION to third
parties and have never sold your personal information. We do not intend to sell your
personal information in the future either.
Under the CCPA, you still have the right to opt-out of such sales and send us a “do not
sell my information” request. If you would like to exercise any of your rights under
California law, please submit a verifiable consumer request to us by sending us an
email at Sarah@greenheartvt.com. Only you, as the person registered with the
California Secretary of State, or someone you authorize to act on your behalf, can make
such verifiable consumer requests related to your personal information.
Your verifiable consumer request must provide sufficient information that allows us to
verify that you are the person you are claiming to be or that you are the authorized
representative of such person about whom we had collected personal information. You
must describe your request with enough details such as your first and last name,
address and your country that allow us to properly understand the request and respond
to it. Please note we cannot respond to your request or provide you with personal
information unless we first verify your identity or authority to make such a request and
confirm that the personal information relates to you. We will make all attempts to
respond to your request within 30 days of receipt.
This privacy notice for California residents supplements the information included in the
state whether we honor “Do Not Track” settings in your browser regarding targeted
advertising and we do not monitor or respond to Do Not Track browser requests.
The security of your personal information is important to us, and we strive to follow
generally commercial industry standards to protect your personal information submitted
to us voluntarily and automatically. However, no method of transmission over the
Internet is 100% secure and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your
information. When you make a credit card purchase or purchase through any means on
the website, you will be directed to a third-party vendor to complete the transaction. Any
information you provide during the checkout process is not stored on our website but
instead provided to the third-party vendor that completes the purchase transaction.
By using this website, you agree to hold us harmless for any security breach and for any
unauthorized use of your personal information by third parties. You also agree that we
cannot be held responsible for any disclosure of your information through our website
without our knowledge and consent.
as needed. You are responsible for visiting this page periodically to check for future
publishing of the new terms, and your continued use of our website after the posting of