Privacy Policy 

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to  https://www.pecansouthmagazine.com/ and Pecan South and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Pecan South include https://www.pecansouthmagazine.com/ and Pecan South. The Pecan South website is a news, information, and eCommerce site. By using the Pecan South website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.  

Collection of your Personal Information 

In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, Pecan South may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:    

First and Last Name 

Mailing Address 

Email Address 

Phone Number 

Employer 

Job Title 

Additional Business Information 

If you purchase Pecan South’s products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.    

Pecan South may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your:  

Age 

Gender 

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Pecan South’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.  

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us.  However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or nonpersonal information in the future.

Use of your Personal Information  

Pecan South collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.  

Pecan South may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Pecan South and its affiliates.

Sharing Information with Third Parties 

Pecan South does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.  

Pecan South may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (email, name, address, telephone number) is transferred to the third party. Pecan South may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Pecan South, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Pecan South may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Pecan South or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Pecan South; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Pecan South, or the public.  

OptOut of Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties 

In connection with any personal information, we may disclose to a third party for a business  purpose, you have the right to know:  

  • The categories of personal information that we disclosed about you for a business purpose. 

You have the right under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) and certain other privacy and data protection laws, as applicable, to optout of the disclosure of your personal information. If you exercise your right to optout of the disclosure of your personal information, we will refrain from disclosing your personal information unless you subsequently provide express authorization for the disclosure of your personal information. To optout of the disclosure of your personal information, visit this Web page.  

Tracking User Behavior 

Pecan South may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Pecan South in order to determine what Pecan South services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Pecan South to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Pecan South uses Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, and additional thirdparty tools to measure how long a user is on a specific page, actions taking on a specific page, measure mouse movement on the page, and any additional data that will help us improve the overall usability and functionality of the site.    

Automatically Collected Information 

Pecan South may automatically collect information about your computer hardware and software. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain the quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding the use of the Pecan South website.  

Use of Cookies 

The Pecan South website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.    

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Pecan South pages or register with Pecan South site or services, a  cookie helps Pecan South to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Pecan South website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Pecan South features that you customized.    

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 choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Pecan South services or websites you visit.    

Links 

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.  

Security of your Personal Information 

Pecan South secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.  Pecan South uses the following methods for this purpose: SSL Protocol. 

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.    

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.  

Right to Deletion 

Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will:

  • Delete your personal information from our records; and 
  • Direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records.

Please note that we may not be able to comply with requests to delete your personal information if it is necessary to:  

  • Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected, fulfill the terms of a written warranty or product recall conducted in accordance with federal law, provide a good or service requested by you, or reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform a contract between you and us; 
  • Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity; or prosecute those responsible for that activity; 
  • Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality; 
  • Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise his or her right  of free speech, or exercise another right provided for by law; 
  • Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act; 
  • Engage in public or peerreviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the  public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when our  deletion of the information is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the  achievement of such research, provided we have obtained your informed consent; 
  • Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on your relationship with us; 
  • Comply with an existing legal obligation; or 
  • Otherwise use your personal information internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with the context in which you provided the information. 

  Children Under Thirteen 

Pecan South does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

Disconnecting your Pecan South Account from Third Party Websites

You will be able to connect your Pecan South account to third party accounts. BY CONNECTING YOUR Pecan South ACCOUNT TO YOUR THIRD PARTY.

ACCOUNT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE CONSENTING TO  THE CONTINUOUS RELEASE OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU TO OTHERS (IN  ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR PRIVACY SETTINGS ON THOSE THIRD PARTY SITES).  IF YOU DO NOT WANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU, INCLUDING PERSONALLY  IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, TO BE SHARED IN THIS MANNER, DO NOT USE  THIS FEATURE. You may disconnect your account from a third party account at any time. Users may learn how to disconnect their accounts from thirdparty websites by visiting their “My  Account” page. Users may also contact us via email or telephone.  

OptOut & Unsubscribe from Third Party Communications 

We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to optout of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may optout of receiving any or all communications from thirdparty partners of Pecan South by contacting us here:  

Web page: https://www.pecansouthmagazine.com/contact-us/

Email: https://www.pecansouthmagazine.com/contact-us/

Phone: 979-846-3352

Email Communications 

From time to time, Pecan South may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from Pecan South or click on a link therein.  

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Pecan South, you may opt-out of such communications by Customers may unsubscribe from emails by “replying STOP” or “clicking on the UNSUBSCRIBE button.”  

External Data Storage Sites 

We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted.  

Changes to this Statement 

Pecan South reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in how we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.    

Contact Information 

Pecan South welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you  believe that Pecan South has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Pecan South at:    

Pecan South  

4348 Carter Creek Pkwy. Suite 101

Bryan, Texas 77802  

Email Address:  [email protected]

Telephone number:  979-846-3352

Effective as of February 10, 2021  

Terms of Use:

  1. Acceptance of terms of use and amendments

Each time you use or access this website (www.PecanSouthMagazine.com), you agree to be bound by these terms of use, as amended from time to time with or without notice to you. In addition, if you are using a particular service on this website or accessed via this website, you will be subject to any rules or guidelines applicable to those services, and they will be incorporated by reference within.

  1. The site editor’s service

This website and the services provided to you on and via this website are provided on an “AS IS” basis. You agree that the site editor reserves the right to modify or discontinue provision of this website and its services, and to remove the data you provide, either temporarily or permanently, at any time, without notice and without any liability towards you. The site editor will not be held responsible or liable for timeliness, removal of information, failure to store information, inaccuracy of information, or improper delivery of information.

  1. Your responsibilities and registration obligations

In order to use this website or certain parts of it, you may be required to register for a user account on this website; in this case, you agree to provide truthful information when requested. If a minimum age is required for eligibility for a user account, you undertake that you are at least the required age. By registering for a user account, you explicitly agree to this site’s Terms of Use, including any amendments made by the site editor that are published herein.

 4. Registration and password

Website users are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of passwords, as well as for all usage of a user account and/or user name, whether authorized or not authorized by the user. Website users agree to immediately notify the site editor of any unauthorized use of your user account, user name or password. To do so, tell us by detailing the issues on the contact form.

5. Your conduct

You agree that all information or data of any kind, whether text, software, code, music or sound, photographs or graphics, video or other materials (“content”), made available publicly or privately, will be under the sole responsibility of the person providing the said content, or of the person whose user account is used. You agree that this website may expose you to content that may be objectionable or offensive. The site editor will not be responsible to you in any way for content displayed on this website, nor for any error or omission.

By using this website or any service provided, you explicitly agree that:

  1. you will not provide any content or conduct yourself in any way that may be construed as: unlawful; illegal; threatening; harmful; abusive; harassing; stalking; tortuous; defamatory; libelous; vulgar; obscene; offensive; objectionable; pornographic; designed to interfere with or disrupt the operation of this website or any service provided; infected with a virus or other destructive or deleterious programming routine; giving rise to civil or criminal liability; or in violation of an applicable local, national or international law;
  2. you will not impersonate or misrepresent your association with any person or entity; you will not forge or otherwise seek to conceal or misrepresent the origin of any content provided by you;
  3. you will not collect or harvest any information about other users;
  4. you will not provide, and you will not use this website to provide any content or service in any commercial manner, or in any manner that would involve junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of unauthorized advertising or commerce; you will not use this website to promote or operate any service or content without the site editor’s prior written consent;
  5. you will not provide any content that may give rise to the site editor being held civilly or criminally liable, or that may be considered a violation of any local, national or international law, including—but not limited to—laws relating to copyrights, trademarks, patents, or trade secrets.

6. Submission of content on this website

By providing any content to this website:

  1. you agree to grant the site editor a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, nonexclusive right and license (including any moral rights or other necessary rights.) to use, display, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, distribute, perform, promote, archive, translate, and to create derivative works and compilations, in whole or in part. Such license will apply with respect to any form, media, technology already known at the time of provision or developed subsequently;
  2. you warrant and represent that you have all legal, moral, and other rights that may be necessary to grant the site editor the license specified in this section 7;
  3. you acknowledge and agree that the site editor will have the right (but not obligation), at the site editor’s entire discretion, to refuse to publish, or to remove, or to block access to any content you provide, at any time and for any reason, with or without notice.

7. Third-party services

Goods and services of third parties may be advertised and/or may be made available on or through this website. Representations made regarding products and services provided by third parties will be governed by the policies and representations made by these third parties. The site editor will not in any manner be liable for or responsible for any of your dealings or interaction with third parties.

8. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the site editor and the site editor’s representatives, subsidiaries, affiliates, related parties, officers, directors, employees, agents, independent contractors, advertisers, partners, and co-branders, from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, that may be filed by any third party, arising out of your conduct or connection with this website or service, your provision of content, your violation of these Terms of Use, or any other violation by you of the rights of another person or party.

9. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND OF ANY SERVICES OR CONTENT PROVIDED (THE “SERVICE”) IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. SERVICES AND CONTENT ARE PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS,” AND THE SITE EDITOR EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER IMPLIED OR EXPRESS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

THE SITE EDITOR MAKES NO WARRANTY, EITHER IMPLIED OR EXPRESS, THAT ANY PART OF THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, VIRUS-FREE, TIMELY, SECURE, ACCURATE, RELIABLE, OR OF ANY QUALITY, NOR IS IT WARRANTED EITHER IMPLICITLY OR EXPRESSLY THAT ANY CONTENT IS SAFE IN ANY MANNER FOR DOWNLOAD. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT NEITHER THE SITE EDITOR NOR ANY PARTICIPANT IN THE SERVICE PROVIDES PROFESSIONAL ADVICE OF ANY KIND AND THAT ANY ADVICE OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION OBTAINED VIA THIS WEBSITE MAY BE USED SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND THAT THE SITE EDITOR WILL NOT BE HELD LIABLE IN ANY WAY.

Some jurisdictions may not allow disclaimers of implied warranties, and certain statements in the above disclaimer may not apply to you as regards implied warranties; the other terms and conditions remain enforceable notwithstanding.

10. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE SITE EDITOR WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES; THIS INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF THE SITE EDITOR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM (I) THE USE OF SERVICES OR THE INABILITY TO USE SERVICES, (II) THE COST OF OBTAINING SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND/OR SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY TRANSACTION ENTERED INTO ON THROUGH SERVICES, (III) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR DATA TRANSMISSIONS, (IV) STATEMENTS BY ANY THIRD PARTY OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY USING SERVICES, OR (V) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO SERVICES.

In some jurisdictions, it is not permitted to limit liability, and, therefore, such limitations may not apply to you.

11. Reservation of rights

The site editor reserves all of the site editor’s rights, including but not limited to any and all copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, and any other proprietary right that the site editor may have in respect of this website, its content, and goods and services that may be provided. The use of the site editor’s rights and property requires the site editor’s prior written consent. By making services available to you, the site editor is not providing you with any implied or express licenses or rights. You will have no rights to make any commercial use of this website or provided services without the site editor’s prior written consent.

12. Notification of copyright infringement

If you believe that your property has been used in any way that could be considered a copyright infringement or a violation of your intellectual property rights, the site editor’s copyright agent may be contacted via our contact form.

13. Applicable law

You agree that these Terms of Use and any dispute arising out of your use of this website or products or services provided will be governed by and construed in accordance with local laws applicable at the site editor’s domicile, notwithstanding any differences between the said applicable legislation and legislation in force at your location. By registering for a user account on this website, or by using this website and the services it provides, you accept that jurisdiction is granted to the courts having jurisdiction over the site editor’s domicile and that any disputes will be heard by the said courts.

14. Miscellaneous information

  1. In the event that any provision of these Terms of Use is deemed to conflict with legislation by a court with jurisdiction over the parties, the said provision will be interpreted to reflect the original intentions of the parties in accordance with applicable law, and the remainder of these Terms of use will remain valid and applicable;
  2. The failure of either party to assert any right under these Terms of Use will not be considered to be a waiver of that party’s right, and the said right will remain in full force and effect;
  3. You agree that any claim or cause in respect of this website or its services must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause arose, or the said claim or cause will be forever barred, without regard to any contrary legislation;

The site editor may assign the site editor’s rights and obligations under these Terms of Use; in this event, the site editor will be relieved of any further obligation.