Last updated 8th January 2013
plantdatabase.co.uk is owned by Plant Database Ltd., registered in Ireland number 477995.
This is the web site of Plant Database Limited ("Plant Database"). We respect your right to privacy. The purpose of this Privacy statement is to outline how we deal with any personal information you provide to us while visiting this web site. Naturally, if you are not happy with our Privacy statement you should not use our web site.
By visiting this web site, you are accepting the terms of our Privacy statement. Any external links to other web sites are clearly identifiable as such. Plant Database is not responsible for either the content or the data privacy policies of these web sites or of any other web site that may be linked to this web site.
Types of information collected
Un-registered uses of this web site do not need to furnish us with any personal information. However if you wish to become a registered user you will need to fill out our registration form which will supply us with some of your Personal Data. Like most web sites, we may gather statistical and other analytical information collected on an aggregate basis of all visitors to our web site (Non-Personal Data). This Non-Personal Data comprises information that cannot be used to identify or contact you, such as demographic information regarding, for example, user IP addresses, browser types and other anonymous statistical data involving the use of our web site.
This site does not require a person to subscribe in order to access site content. However, your IP address may be recorded whether you register or do not register in order to protect the integrity of the web site should malicious abuse occur.
Use of personal information
No personal information supplied by registered Users is shared with any third parties or will be displayed publicly on the web site. However, your avatar, screen name, interests, bookmarked plants, personal description, location, forum contributions, your blog, web site contributions, level and friends will be shown publicly.
We use the information you provide us with to:
- Administer your account with us and customise the service we provide to you.
- We do not sell, rent or otherwise provide your personal identifiable information to any third parties for marketing purposes.
Your Email Address
Your email address will not be shared with a third-party, and you will not receive unsolicited emails from us.
Your Personal Data is stored securely. The nature of the Internet is such that we cannot guarantee nor do we warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the Internet. No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. However, we will take all reasonable steps (including appropriate technical and organisational measures) to protect your Personal Data.
Updating, verifying and deleting personal data
Your profile can be updated at any time once logged in. You may not change your screen name or your username/email address without contacting us directly. Please also see the section on 'User accounts' in our Terms.
As a user, you have certain obligations toward the other Users with whom you will be communicating. Certain of these obligations are imposed by applicable law and regulations, and others have become commonplace in user-friendly communities of like-minded members, such as Plant Database:
- You must not download or otherwise disseminate any information which may be deemed to be injurious, violent, offensive, racist or xenophobic or which may otherwise violate the purpose and spirit of Plant Database and its community of Users.
- You must not provide information to Plant Database and /or other Users which you believe might be injurious or detrimental to your person, professional or social status.
Any changes to this Privacy statement will be posted on this web site. Please check this Privacy statement periodically for any changes.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to :
Plant Database Limited,
8 Cameron Square,
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