Terms & Privacy Policy

Website Terms of Use

Last Updated: May 28, 2024

Welcome to Meadowville Garden Centre. Please read these Terms of Use (“Terms”, “Terms of Use”) carefully before using the meadowvillegardencentre.ca and/or the meadowvillesmartsoils.ca websites (the “Service”) operated by Meadowville Garden Centre (“us”, “we”, or “our”).

Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned upon your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users, and others who wish to access or use the Service.

1. Use of Website
By accessing or using the Service, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms, then you do not have permission to access the Service.

2. Intellectual Property
The Service and its original content, features, and functionality are and will remain the exclusive property of Meadowville Garden Centre and its licensors. Our trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service without the prior written consent of Meadowville Garden Centre.

3. User Accounts
When you create an account with us, you guarantee that the information you provide us is accurate, complete, and current at all times. Inaccurate, incomplete, or obsolete information may result in the immediate termination of your account on the Service.

4. Links to Other Web Sites
Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by Meadowville Garden Centre.

Meadowville Garden Centre has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party web sites or services. We do not warrant the offerings of any of these entities/individuals or their websites.

5. Termination
We may terminate or suspend your account and bar access to the Service immediately, without prior notice or liability, under our sole discretion, for any reason whatsoever and without limitation, including but not limited to a breach of the Terms.

6. Indemnification
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Meadowville Garden Centre and its licensee and licensors, and their employees, contractors, agents, officers, and directors, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees), resulting from or arising out of a) your use and access of the Service, or b) a breach of these Terms.

7. Limitation Of Liability
In no event shall Meadowville Garden Centre, nor its directors, employees, partners, agents, suppliers, or affiliates, be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages, including without limitation, loss of profits, data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses, resulting from (i) your access to or use of or inability to access or use the Service; (ii) any conduct or content of any third party on the Service; (iii) any content obtained from the Service; and (iv) unauthorized access, use or alteration of your transmissions or content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence), or any other legal theory, whether or not we have been informed of the possibility of such damage, and even if a remedy set forth herein is found to have failed its essential purpose.

8. Disclaimer
Your use of the Service is at your sole risk. The Service is provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. The Service is provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, or course of performance.

Meadowville Garden Centre its subsidiaries, affiliates, and its licensors do not warrant that a) the Service will function uninterrupted, secure or available at any particular time or location; b) any errors or defects will be corrected; c) the Service is free of viruses or other harmful components; or d) the results of using the Service will meet your requirements.

9. Professional Advice Disclaimer
The content provided on this website, including but not limited to blog articles, gardening guides, and strategic recommendations, is for general informational and educational purposes only. While we strive to provide helpful and accurate information, Meadowville Garden Centre makes no representations or warranties regarding the completeness, reliability, or accuracy of this information.

The information on our website is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice. Decisions based on any information provided by our services, blog articles, or website visitors are taken at your own risk. Before making any business or legal decisions, we recommend consulting with an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your situation.

10. Governing Law
These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Ontario, Canada, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

11. Changes
We may update our Terms of Use from time to time to reflect changes in our practices, service offerings, or legal or regulatory requirements. We encourage our users to review these Terms periodically for any changes. It is your responsibility to check this page regularly to stay informed of any revisions that may affect you. Your continued use of the website after any change in these Terms will constitute your acceptance of such change.

12. Contact Us
If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us by email at joanne@meadowville.ca .

Privacy Policy

Last Updated: May 28, 2024

At Meadowville Garden Centre, we are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our visitors to our web site. In particular, we want you to know that Meadowville Garden Centre is not in the business of selling, renting, or trading email lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes. In this Privacy Policy, we’ve provided detailed information on when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it, the limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others, and how we keep it secure.

Information Collection and Use
Personal information means any information that may be used to identify you, such as your name, title, phone number, email address, or mailing address.

We collect personal information from you when you use our website forms to inquire about our services, subscribe to our newsletter, or make a purchase. We may also collect information when you voluntarily complete customer surveys, and provide feedback.


Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites, our site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This section describes what information they gather, how we use it, and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored; however, this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the site’s functionality.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases, there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to the site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser’s “Help” for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

  • Essential Cookies: These are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website.
  • Performance Cookies: These allow us to count visits and traffic sources, helping us measure and improve the performance of our site.
  • Functionality Cookies: These are used to recognize you when you return to our website.
  • Targeting Cookies: These cookies record your visit, the pages you have visited, and the links you have followed.
  • Email newsletters-related cookies: This site offers newsletter or email subscription services, and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications valid only to subscribed/unsubscribed users.
  • Forms-related cookies: When you submit data through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
  • Site preferences cookies: In order to provide you with a great experience on this site, we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page affected by your preferences.

Third-Party Cookies

In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third-party cookies you might encounter through this site:

  • This site uses Google Analytics, which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web, for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit, so we can continue to produce engaging content.
  • Third-party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit, which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.
  • From time to time, we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features, these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience while on the site while ensuring we understand which optimizations our users appreciate the most.
  • The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.

Google Analytics

When someone visits MeadowvilleGardenCentre.ca or MeadowvilleSmartSoils.ca, we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behavior patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way that does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

Google Ads and Remarketing
We use Google Ads to advertise Meadowville Garden Centre across the Internet, in particular on the Google Search Network, and Google Display Network. Remarketing will display ads to you based on what parts of the Meadowville Garden Centre website you have viewed by placing a cookie on your web browser. This cookie does not in any way identify you or give access to your computer. Google Ads Remarketing allows us to tailor our marketing to better suit your needs and only display ads that are relevant to you.

Email Marketing

We may collect personal information into our email newsletter service. This information is used to facilitate customer service and to send newsletters or offers. We will always get your explicit consent before sending newsletters or marketing messages. Every email newsletter you receive from us will include an unsubscribe link where you can opt out of future email communications.

Your Choices and Control

We respect your privacy choices. If you wish to opt-out of targeted advertisements or SEO-related data collection facilitated by Meadowville Garden Centre, you may do so by adjusting your cookie settings as outlined in our Cookie Policy, or by using the opt-out features provided by various ad networks.

Data Security and Retention

We take data security seriously and implement appropriate measures to protect your personal information. We retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to provide you with our services and as required by applicable law.

Your Rights

You have the right to access, correct, delete, or transfer your personal information. You also have the right to withdraw consent for us to use your personal information. Please contact us if you wish to exercise these rights.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update this policy to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any significant changes, we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this website prior to the change becoming effective.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at joanne@meadowville.ca

Our Mailing Address is:

Meadowville Garden Centre
7767 Wellington Road 124 Guelph, Ontario
N1H 6H7