If you are a Vermont Nursery & Landscape Association member, we compile lists for communications and marketing purposes. We do not rent or sell email addresses or personal information. We do publish our information in a variety of formats, and you have the option to specifically opt-in or decline from having your personal information appearing in these forms. Specifically, we may publish your information in a membership directory and/or annual report, or listed on a public portion of our web site, or on the members only section of our web site. The information on the web site may also be given to Vermont Nursery & Landscape Association members only in another electronic form, such as a spreadsheet or database. We may also contact you from time to time, either by email, or by postal mail, for either association business, or with Vermont Nursery & Landscape Association affinity partners who we believe provide goods and/or services that might be useful. You may ask us to remove you from any of these lists by contacting us at the Vermont Nursery & Landscape Association office, or by changing your preferences when you sign up or renew your membership.


Unless your e-mail requests a response, Vermont Nursery & Landscape Association will not ordinarily retain your e-mail, postal or telephone information (if provided). Once we have responded to your e-mail, we may not discard your contact information unless you advise us otherwise.  If you request information or products or if you have a complaint, and we are unable to respond, your request may be forwarded to a Vermont Nursery & Landscape Association member who we believe can adequately respond. Your request would be forwarded along with any e-mail, postal, or telephone information you have provided. We will not forward your request if you ask that we not do so.

Notification and Changes

This policy is available to be sent to any member from the business office, and will also be available for download on the members section of the web site. Any changes to this policy will be announced to all members at a business meeting, or announced in a copy of the Association newsletter.

Privacy Statement

The Vermont Nursery & Landscape Association and it’s web site,, is committed to protecting your online privacy while providing you with the most useful and enjoyable Web experience possible. While you can use many features of anonymously, you are required to provide personal information to gain access to some of our premium content and services.

How we collect and use personal information:
Registering for membership on gives you access to all the site’s information and features.The only information required is a user name, a password, email address, and membership in the Vermont Nursery & Landscape Association.  With your approval, we occasionally will send e-mail to notify you about important changes to the site, or news about the Vermont Nursery & Landscape Association.  If you would rather not receive these e-mail notifications, you can simply indicate that preference either when you register or at any time you modify your account. Users may access their own personal information and change whatever they
would like at

How we protect your personal information:
All personal data you enter on is encrypted within our database. This data is accessible only to the site administrator, and will not be sold, given out, or otherwise transferred to any third party.  Furthermore, fellow members will not have your email address without your specific permission, as selected in your account. We work tirelessly to make sure that we use any information you provide us only in ways you have approved. We send you only the e-mail you have approved in your account
information.  We offer links to other Web sites. Please note: When you click on links to other Web sites, we encourage you to read their privacy policies. Their standards may differ from ours.  Our Web site offers message boards and forums. Please be advised that information posted in these venues becomes public knowledge.  If our policy on information collection or uses changes, we will advise you by newsletter.

How we use “cookies”:
As you probably know, “cookies” are small pieces of information that some Web sites store on your computer’s hard drive when you visit them. Like many other Web sites, uses cookies to identify members so they don’t have to enter a user ID and password upon each visit. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies but allow you to modify security settings so you can approve or reject cookies on a case-by-case basis. Even if you do not use cookies, you can still access all of the
features on our site by logging in manually with each visit. These cookies contain no personal data, other than your username and password (encrypted), and cannot be used to gain such information stored in our database, as both the cookie and the database are encrypted.

What we provide to third parties:
While does not provide any third-party access to your personal information, we may provide third parties with aggregate statistics about our traffic patterns and related site information. This data reflects site usage patterns gathered during visits to our Web site each month, but it does not contain behavioral or identifying information about any individual member.

Obtaining your consent:
By using our Web site, you give permission to collect information about the pages served to you as an anonymous user for the purpose of calculating aggregate site statistics.  If you are under the age of 18, you must not provide your name, e-mail address, or any other identifying information without the consent of your parent or guardian, or as otherwise provided for by applicable law.  Any changes to our privacy policy will be posted on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.

Tell us what you think:
The Vermont Nursery & Landscape Association welcomes your questions and comments about our privacy policy. Please send e-mail to our administrator.