American Homes and Gardens provides this Terms of Service section to demonstrate our firm and continuing commitment to customer service and the privacy of information provided by those visiting and interacting with our company and web site. This policy is designed to assist you in making informed decisions when using our web site and communicating with our company, advertisers, and third parties. This policy will be continuously evaluated to align with customer needs, business operations, and technology.
Trademarks and Copyrights
The names and entities "American Homes and Gardens" and "American Homes and Gardens Magazine" are protected under trademark. Works published by American Homes and Gardens and the American Homes and Gardens Magazine are protected under copyright and portions thereof under trademark. The aforementioned intellectual property rights of American Homes and Gardens and the American Homes and Gardens Magazine includes all material published on American Homes and Gardens.com. While some of the content in the 1905-1915 editions of American Homes and Gardens published by our predecessors may be public domain, copyright laws vary from country to country and infringement liability can be severe. Content, at least portions thereof, from the 1905-1915 editions of American Homes and Gardens republished with new content by American Homes on Gardens and the American Homes and Gardens Magazine under duel authorship is protected under copyright and trademark law. Therefore, please assume that the work is protected under copyright and trademark law to avoid infringement liability.
It is the legal and ethical position of American Homes and Gardens that publishing material without giving credit to the original author, including the 1905-1915 content of American Homes and Gardens that may or may not be public domain, constitutes plagiarism. It is the policy of American Homes and Gardens to give credit to the original author and our predecessors when citing or reproducing content from the 1905-1915 editions of American Homes and Gardens.
The early editions of American Homes and Gardens are historical works. Therefore, it is the position of American Homes and Gardens to avoid capitalizing on the historical works published by our predecessors and to diligently discourage others from engaging in that unethical practice.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that selling the 1905-1915 editions of American Homes and Gardens or any other product, service, or publication under the name American Homes and Gardens is a direct violation of our trademark.
Products and Services
All prices for goods and services on American Homes and Gardens are in U.S. Currency. The shipping and handling of goods, and sales taxes are separate and will be stated in writing by American Homes and Gardens.
American Homes and Gardens recognizes the importance of protecting your privacy. We have promulgated policies and operating procedures that incorporate proactive fraud prevention techniques. Our websites are protected with SHA-2 and 2048-bit encryption and scanned regularly by Kaspersky Internet Security, Norton by Symantec, McAfee, and GoDaddy.com to provide you with trusted antivirus and privacy protection. This policy will be continuously evaluated to align with new technologies, business operations, and customer needs.
As an added security measure, financial transactions on American Homes and Gardens are directed to PayPal for secure processing. This provides a double layer of advanced encryption and fraud security protection to our customers. These proactive fraud preventions provide you with the ability to place secure financial transactions without sharing your financial information with any other party, including American Homes and Gardens. Please note that when using PayPal you are no longer on the American Homes and Gardens website and subject to the privacy policies and terms of service of PayPal.
Complaints Against Advertisers
American Homes and Gardens is not liable for the privacy of information and financial transactions between the visitors of our website and the advertisers on our website. Nor is American Homes and Gardens liable for the conduct and business operations of any party advertising on our web site or falsely claiming to represent our company. Customer satisfaction is our number one priority. Please contact us if you have a complaint against an advertiser on our website or a party falsely claiming to represent American Homes and Gardens. Contact your local law enforcement agency if you believe that the party has violated the law.
Content on American Homes and Gardens has many links to websites and Internet resources operated by third parties. Please use privacy precautions when visiting those external websites and resources. American Homes and Gardens is not responsible for the provision or display of external websites and resources, and may not be held liable for the content, advertising, products, services or any other material available on or from those websites or external sources.
Management of Personal Data
You can view or edit your personal data online for many of our services. If you receive promotional emails or advertisements from us and would like to opt out, you can do so by following the directions in those messages. You can also make choices about the receipt of promotional email, telephone calls, and postal mail by notifying us. These choices do not apply to mandatory service communications that are part of certain store services.
Information We Collect
The data we collect depends on the services and features you use. Our store collects data to operate effectively and enhance customer satisfaction. You provide some of this data directly. For example, the information gathered when you create a personal account, sign up for promotions, or use our contact forms. Data may also be acquired indirectly from website analytics that help us to determine digital traffic, web pages of interest, and general locations based on IP addresses. That information is utilized to customize certain services in those general locations. It is not used to determine your personal identity.
How We Use Your Information
Our store uses the data we collect to operate our business, to improve and personalize our services, and for communications. This may include promotional communications.
Sharing Your Information
Unless required by law, your telephone number, email address, and personal information provided to American Homes and Gardens is private. American Homes and Gardens will never share or sell your information.contact us