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General Terms and Conditions
This website is intended for use in the UK only, although information may be relevant to all. We provide information about plants, which is correct to the best of our knowledge, but provide no guarantee of its accuracy. Never act upon anything contained within this website before checking with a suitable source (a professional person or peer reviewed publication). All content on this website is for entertainment purposes only. The products discussed tend to be those available to the UK market, although they may be available elsewhere. We discuss gardening products and equipment, as well as and other products, but give no instructions in relation to buying a particular product, maintaining the product or using it. Remember that all content on this website is for entertainment purposes only, with the the aim of referring you to places for guidance or where products can be purchased. You must follow all the manufacturer’s instructions as well as instructions given by the retailer. We cannot be held responsible for incorrect use of any product.
Who we are
Our website address is: https://aboutplants.com. This site is operated by Business 2u Ltd. Company registered in England and Wales. Company registration number 06848660. We are a business, but this site’s primary function is to bring you useful information. We may used advertising platforms, such as Google Ads to support the website financially. We try to limit the use of advertisements as to not significantly impact your experience on this website.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles 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.
Who we share your data with
We only share data with organisations and individuals directly involved with this site and the affiliated retailers and online buying platforms. We never directly sell any information gathered and do not store any personal details beyond what you submit as comments or contact emails from the Contact section of this website. We use Google Analytics to learn about the ways consumers interact with us and improve the service that we offer.
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 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.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. We publish comments that you have submitted. These comments will be published publicly on this website. Do not share any information that you do not wish to be seen or could be sensitive in nature.