Privacy Policy

Privacy Notice
This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website.

Athens Tree Farm may be contacted about this privacy policy here:
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2, Rockwall, TX 75087
Phone: 903-675-8888

What We Collect:

This website both collects our web site visitors’ data and processes that data. This web site collects data in the form of contact forms, online storage of those entries, backups of those entries stored on the web site server and on our company or web developer’s server. This web site also uses Google Analytics and StatsCounter to process data.  This web site also uses a security plugin called WordFence that collects user information such as IP addresses in order to provide a more secure web site.

We collect identifiable information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We also collect information in the form of visitor statistics, which is information about you such as your IP address, your browser, the type of device you are using to view the web site, etc.  This statistical information is collected via third party services and plugins (WordFence and Google Analytics) in order to better secure our web site and to provide a secure and better user experience for our site visitors.  We, as well as the third-parties who collect and process that data – WordFence and Google Analytics, have access to view this statistical data.  We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.  Please review the privacy policies of both WordFence and Google Analytics.

We may collect statistical information about visitors that may include cookies, IP addresses, browsers and other information about how visitors view and use our web site.

We do not ask for, nor collect, financial information (such as credit card data) via this web site and therefore we do not have an SSL certificate or secured server. Please do not include personal or sensitive information when filling out our contact forms on this web site.

Why We Collect Information:

We collect your voluntarily given information via forms on our site in order to allow our visitors the convenience of communicating with us online.  We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us.  Our contact forms may record involuntary information when you submit a form on our site.  For example, the date and time you submitted the form, as well as your IP address, may be recorded in the e-mail that is sent when you hit send and is stored in our database to ensure we receive your e-mail promptly.  This information is collected in order to better serve you and to prevent hackers and spammers from abusing the system.

We collect IP addresses in order to block the IP addresses of potential hackers from accessing our site and thereby making the site more secure for our visitors.

We collect browsers, type of device, screen sizes, etc. in order to provide a better user experience for our site visitors.

What We Share:

We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order, and with our partners who assist in our business, e.g. our web developer, our security plugin (WordFence) and our stats service (Google Analytics).

We may share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.  For example, statistical information about our visitors may be used by Google AdWords, Google AdSence or Google Analytics for the purpose of enhancing our user’s experience on our site and providing better services to our visitors.

Content You Publicly Share On Our Site:

Any personally identifiable information you elect to make publicly available on our site, such as posting comments on our blog page, will be available to others. If you remove information that you have made public on our site, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of our site, or if other users have copied or saved that information.

Content You Privately Share On Our Site:

Any personally identifiable information you send to us via the forms on our site, such as filling out the contact form on our Contact page, will be available to our staff. Copies are archived on our server (GoDaddy) in order to ensure proper delivery.  We regularly download these copies and remove them from the GoDaddy server.  However, GoDaddy may retain backups of our entire server indefinitely and we, as well as our web developer, may store copies on our respective servers.  At no time will any of this information be sold to any third party.  It is only used for the purpose of fulfilling your request.

Your Access to and Control Over Information:

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy. You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website.

We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. Usage of a cookie is not linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

This website may contains link 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.

If you have questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact us immediately via the contact information on our web site.