Effective Date: [1/24/2017]

Ball Horticultural Company ("Ball Horticultural") is committed to protecting the privacy of your information, and takes the responsibility of protecting the personal information that you provide to us via the GrowIt! mobile application (the "App") seriously. This Privacy Statement sets forth Ball Horticultural's privacy practices and the possible uses of the information that it gathers via the App (the "Privacy Statement").


This Privacy Statement applies to the App. The App may present links to or information about other web sites that are outside the control and/or custody of Ball Horticultural. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of each of those sites to obtain an understanding of how your information is used or shared by those third-parties.


Personal Information. Ball Horticultural provides various information and content through the App to users who have registered with or otherwise utilize the App. During registration, Ball Horticultural requires individuals to provide contact information, such as an email address and a username ("Personal Information"). You may also be asked to provide additional information to confirm your identity for password establishment, re-setting, and for other purposes.

We collect information about your geographic location. For example, if you create a business page in association with your account, you must provide to us an address and/or we shall collect your geographic location through your mobile device to pre-populate an address.

When you pay for services on the App, or on Ball Horticultural’s website/web portal (, using a payment card, We collect the payment information--including, but not limited to credit card number, expiration date, and billing address--and transmit that information to a payment processor. The payment processor is a third-party company, external to Us. The web pages where the information is collected, as well as all transmissions to the third-party processor, are encrypted with an SSL certificate. We do not store complete payment information on our App, but may store reference information such as the last four digits of a credit card number and/or the expiration date. When using a credit card for payments, information you submit through the payment processor is outside the scope of this Privacy Policy, and We encourage you to review our payment processor’s privacy policies available at [] before making any such purchase.

Server Logging.

Ball Horticultural may collect information from your interaction with the App, such as statistics in connection with page views, IP address, and standard web log information.

Children Under 13.

Ball Horticultural does not knowingly collect any Personal Information from or about a child under the age of 13 without the consent of the child's parent or legal guardian. If we discover that we have inadvertently collected information from a child under 13 years of age, we will promptly take all reasonable measures to delete that data from our systems.


Direct Marketing. By providing Personal Information on the App during registration, you consent to Ball Horticultural's use of your Personal Information for marketing purposes. If you do not wish to receive marketing communications from Ball Horticultural, you may unsubscribe in the marketing email or communication sent to you by following the instructions in that communication.

Mailing Lists. By registering, you will be added to Ball Horticultural's mailing lists associated with the App that we provide for your convenience. You may unsubscribe from Ball Horticultural's mailing lists at any time by clicking on the opt-out line at the bottom of each E-newsletter or by contacting us at

Combination; Aggregated Information. We may on occasion combine information we collect through the App with information that we collect from other sources. Ball Horticultural may share aggregated anonymous information with third parties, but this aggregated anonymous information cannot be matched with you personally unless you voluntarily share your Personal Information with the third party advertisers.

Information Sharing. Ball Horticultural may disclose your Personal Information to its affiliates, as well as third party partners as follows below:

  1. Service Providers. Your information may be shared with third party service providers that assist Ball Horticultural in various ways, such as, for example, in providing content through the App, sending emails, or others.

  2. Law Enforcement. Your information may be shared with law enforcement officials if it relates to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity;

  3. Necessary or for Safety Reasons. Ball Horticultural may also disclose your information if required or permitted to do so by law, for fraud protection and credit risk reduction purposes, or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to protect and defend the rights or property of Ball Horticultural or the users of the App, to act under urgent circumstances to protect the safety of Ball Horticultural or its employees or a member of the public, or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process.

  4. Sale or Acquisition of Assets. If Ball Horticultural becomes involved in a transaction involving the sale of its assets, such as a merger or acquisition, or if Ball Horticultural is transferred to another company, Ball Horticultural may disclose and/or transfer your information as part of the transaction. If the surviving entity in that transaction is not Ball Horticultural, the surviving Ball Horticultural may use your information pursuant to their own privacy policies, and those policies may be different from this Privacy Statement.

  5. General Marketing. We may transfer information to third parties who practices are not covered here if such third parties wish to market products or services to you.


Ball Horticultural does not participate in bulk email solicitations that you have not consented to receiving (i.e., "spam"). Ball Horticultural does not sell or disclose client lists or email address lists to unrelated third parties. Except as otherwise provided herein, Ball Horticultural does not share Personal Information with any third party advertisers.


Unfortunately, no data transmitted over or accessible through the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while Ball Horticultural attempts to protect all Personal Information, Ball Horticultural cannot ensure or warrant that Personal Information will be completely secure from misappropriation by hackers or from other nefarious or criminal activities, or in the event of a failure of computer hardware, software, or a telecommunications network. Ball Horticultural will notify you in the event we become aware of a security breach involving your personally identifiable information (as defined by the applicable state and federal laws) stored by or for us. By disclosing your email address to us for any reason, you expressly consent to receive electronic notice from us in the event of such a security breach.


The App may contain links to websites not affiliated with Ball Horticultural. Your use of an external website or any informational content found on external websites is subject to and governed by the terms and guidelines of those website(s). Ball Horticultural does not endorse or make any representations or warranties concerning, and will not in any way be liable for, any informational content, products, services, software, or other materials available on an external website, even if one or more pages of the external website are framed within a page of this App. Ball Horticultural is not responsible for the privacy practices of any external website.


This policy was last modified at the date first printed above. Ball Horticultural reserves the right to update this Privacy Statement from time to time, and you should check this page periodically for changes. Ball Horticultural will provide notification of material changes to this Privacy Statement through the App at least thirty (30) days prior to the change taking effect.


If you ever wish to access your Personal Information, or to have your Personal Information deleted, updated, changed or modified, you may do so by contacting Ball Horticultural by email at . To cancel your account and have your Personal Information returned to you, please contact .


If there are any questions regarding this Privacy Statement you may contact us using the information below.

Ball Horticultural Company
622 Town Rd.
West Chicago, IL 60185