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Online Privacy 

Your privacy is a concern to us

The privacy of our visitors to is important to us. 

We recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use visit, and how we safeguard your information. 

Log Files
As with most other websites, we collect and analyse the data contained in log files.  The information in the log files include  your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site. We do not use this data to identify any individual users.

Cookies and Web Beacons
We do use cookies to store information, such as your personal preferences when you visit our site. 

We also use third party advertisements on to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed.  This is generally used for geo-targeting purposes (showing Oxford garden centre ads to someone in Oxford, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).

DoubleClick DART cookies
We also may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests (”interest based targeting”). The ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history (For example, if you have been viewing sites about visiting Las Vegas, you may see Las Vegas hotel advertisements when viewing a non-related site, such as on a site about hockey). DART uses “non personally identifiable information”. It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers. You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites using this advertising by visiting

You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security.  However, this will affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites.  This will include being unable to use our Weather Settings.

The information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to support your relationship with GardenAction. The information will not be disclosed or sold to any outside organisation.

GardenAction has no intent to infringe on your privacy while using our web sites, and we will never provide your personal information to anyone else. 

Please contact us by e-mail if you have any questions or concerns. We are the premier UK garden herb and fruit website and will do our best to help with your gardening questions.

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Name: jim@GardenAction
Date posted: December 13, 2011 - 02:00 pm
Message: The best I can suggest is an internet search. I'm not familiar with the company. Sorry.

Name: John L Smith
E-mail: Private
Date posted: December 13, 2011 - 07:52 am
Message: Can anyone let me have a telephone number to contact Halls' Manufacturing company office.
Thank you