Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are Forest Commodities, Inc. Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitor place orders on our website, we collect the information you provide on our checkout page. This information is used to fulfill your order and to communicate with you during the order fulfillment process.

For security reasons, we also collect your IP address and browser user agent string.


If you choose to submit payment via credit card, these payments are processed by Authorize.Net. The credit card information you provide is not stored by us, instead it is passed through secure connection to them. You can learn more about the data they collect and how they protected your data here:


If you choose to create an account with us, we store the information you provide. This information is used to:

  • Simplify and speed the placement of future orders
  • Provide order status information on open orders
  • Display information on fulfilled orders


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

We collect the personal information your provide when you complete and submit a contact form. We use this information to respond to you.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Embedded content from other websites

Pages on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


To track the volume of website traffic and user interaction, we have use ExactMetrics Google Analytics application.

ExactMetrics summarizes information from Google Analytics and presents it to us in chart and graphical formats. ExactMetrics’ privacy policy can be viewed here:

Google Analytics collects the following types of personal data: 

  • Online identifiers including cookie identifiers
  • internet protocol addresses and device identifiers
  • client identifiers

Google’s privacy policy is located here:

Who we share your data with

We don’t share or sell your personal information with any third parties.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

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