Privacy Policy, Terms of Use, Disclaimers

Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://theplantmoreproject.org.

Updated July 17, 2020
The Plant More Project takes your privacy seriously. We care how your information is collected, used, stored, and shared.  This Privacy Statement has been provided to explain our current practices and the choices you have about the way your information is used by The Plant More Project. This Privacy Statement explains our practices in connection with the information we collect via the websites we operate which you are now accessing as you read this Privacy Statement (the “Websites”), through the software applications made available by us for use on or through computers and mobile devices (the “Apps”), through our social media pages that we control through which you are accessing this Privacy Statement (collectively, our “Social Media Pages”), as well as through HTML-formatted email messages that we send to you that link to this Privacy Statement and through offline interactions that we may have with you (collectively, including the Websites, the Apps and our Social Media Pages, providing personally curated content)( the “Services”).
This is for U.S. users only—by visiting and using this website you are accepting the policies provided here in this statement and are consenting to the disclosure of your Personal Information to trusted third parties including grantors, grantees, other charities, board members, collaborative partners, and sponsors, to permit them to send you marketing communications, consistent with your choices here on this site and the links it provides.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

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. You do this at your own risk.

Cookies

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.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

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.

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.

Personal Information We Collect

“Personal information” is information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable individual.

Personal Information We Collect

  • We collect the following Personal Information: Name, email address, postal address, phone number, profile picture, social media ID, and similar contact information and credit card or other payment information. If you choose to provide your payment or credit card information to The Plant More Project, Inc., we will use that information for the purposes for which it was provided; The Plant More Project, Inc. does not store credit card or other payment information.
    How We Collect Personal Information
    The Plant More Project, Inc. and our service providers collect Personal Information in a variety of ways, including:
  • We collect Personal Information you provide to us over the phone, in email, through a face-to-face conversation, or through online and offline forms such as e-newsletters, surveys, donation forms, event registration/participation (including volunteering) and advocacy action alerts that you populate.
  • We use third-party postal address, phone number, email address products, and other sources to provide and collect accurate and updated contact information.
  • We collect information from social media platforms and other sources used by you or people with whom you are friends or otherwise connected on social media platforms.
    We need to collect Personal Information in order to provide the requested Services to you. If you do not provide the information requested, we may not be able to provide the Services. If you disclose any Personal Information relating to other people to us or to our service providers in connection with the Services, you represent that you have the authority to do so and to permit us to use the information in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
    How The Plant More Project, Inc, Uses Personal Information
    The Plant More Project, Inc. and our service providers use Personal Information for legitimate business purposes including:
  • Providing the functionality of the Services and fulfilling your requests
    • Process and respond to inquiries and for the purposes for which you provided the information, such as to process donations, register or renew you as a donor or supporter, purchase merchandise, or receive information about a project, special event, and service.
    • Respond to your questions and comments.
    • Alert you to administrative information such as information regarding the Services’ features, and changes to our terms, conditions, and policies.
      We will do the above to manage our contractual relationship with you and/or to comply with a legal obligation.
  • Providing personalized services.
    • Personalize the content, improve the navigability of the Services, and customize your experience on the Services, including targeted content, offers, and advertising on the Services, or via email or text message.
    • Notify you about special programs, offers, products and services that we believe will be of interest to you, either from The Plant More Project, Inc. or on behalf of our affiliates or other third parties.
      We will provide personalized services either with your consent or because we have a legitimate interest.
  • Allowing you to participate in special programs, activities, events, or promotions.
    • Facilitate your participation in sweepstakes, contests, and similar promotions and to administer these activities. Some of these activities have additional rules, which could contain additional information about how we use and disclose information including your Personal Information.  We suggest that you read any such rules carefully.
      We will provide personalized services either with your consent or because we have a legitimate interest.
  • Accomplishing our business purposes.
    • Protect the security or integrity of the Services and The Plant More Project, Inc., such as by protecting against fraud, unauthorized transactions, claims and other liabilities, and managing risk exposure, including by identifying potential hackers and other unauthorized users.
    • Conduct surveys to measure your satisfaction with aspects of The Plant More Project, Inc.’s activities.
    • Analyze data, usage trend identification, promotional campaign development, audit, fraud monitoring or prevention, new product or service development, Services’ enhancement, interaction improvement, or operating and expansion purposes.
    • To enforce our Terms of Use (see below) or other program terms.
      We use this information to manage our contractual relationship with you, comply with a legal obligation, and/or because we have a legitimate interest.
  • Aggregating and/or anonymizing Personal Information.
    • If we aggregate and anonymize Personal Information the data will no longer be considered Personal Information and we may use it for any purpose.
  • As otherwise described to you at the point of collection.

How The Plant More Project, Inc. Discloses Personal Information-How we share your data

We disclose Personal Information:

  • To our service providers: We disclose the information we collect from you to third parties who perform functions on our behalf such as website hosting, data analysis, payment processing, information technology and related infrastructure provisions, solicitation or acknowledgment of charitable gifts, aggregate analysis and marketing activities as well as professional advisors such as auditors and attorneys.
  • To our affiliates: We share information with our related entities such as affiliates and subsidiaries for the purposes detailed in this Privacy Statement. Our affiliates and their respective locations are listed in this disclosure.
  • To other organizations: We share your information, excluding e-mail addresses and phone numbers, with unaffiliated third parties for their own uses. You may choose to opt-out as described in “How You Can Control the Collection and Use of Your Information” below or by contacting us at info@theplantmoreproject.org.
  • You may elect to disclose Personal Information: If you post information or materials on our message boards, chat, profile pages, blogs, and other services to which you are able to post information and content (including, without limitation, our Social Media Pages). Please note that any information you post or disclose through these services will become public and may be available to other users and the general public. We urge you to be very careful when deciding to disclose any information on the Services. You are disclosing information at your own risk.

Other Uses and Disclosures

We also use and disclose your Personal Information if it would be necessary or appropriate, in ways other than those noted above, especially when we have a legal obligation or legitimate interest to do so.


  • To comply with applicable law:
    • This can include laws outside your country of residence.
  • To respond to requests from public and government authorities:
    • This can include authorities outside your country of residence.
  • To cooperate with law enforcement:
    • For example, when we receive law enforcement requests and orders.
  • For other legal reasons:
    • To enforce our terms and conditions;
    • To protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or others.
  • In connection with a sale or business transaction:
    • In addition, we have legitimate interest to disclose or transfer your information to a third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our operations, assets (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).

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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Additional information

“Other Information” is any information that does not reveal your specific identity or does not directly relate to an identifiable individual.  If we are required to treat Other Information as Personal Information under applicable law, then we use and disclose it for the purposes for which we use and disclose Personal Information as detailed in this Privacy Statement.
We collect Other Information such as IP address, browser type, mobile device type, content visited while on the Websites or Apps, Media Access Control (MAC) address, computer type (Windows or Macintosh), screen resolution, operating system name and version, device manufacturer and model, language, Internet browser type and version, or the duration of the use of the Services. Collecting browser activities or IP addresses, along with the time of the visit and the page(s) that were visited, are common practices, and are often performed automatically by many websites, applications and other services for such purposes as calculating usage levels, helping diagnose server problems, and administering the Services. In addition:

  • We and our service providers collect information from the Apps that you use. We track and collect Apps’ usage data such as the date and time the Apps accesses our servers and what information and files have been downloaded to the Apps based on your device number.
  • We collect information that can identify the physical location of your mobile device or geographic location of your device by, for example, using satellite, cell phone tower or Wi-Fi signals to provide you with personalized location-based services and content.
  • We use “Cookies” and similar technology to obtain information about your visits to the Services or your responses to our e-mails or other electronic communications—both individually and in an aggregated form. Cookies are pieces of data placed on your device when you visit the Services that help us recognize you when you come back to the Website, allowing us, for example, to remember the email address and password you use when you log in on a specific computer. We also gather statistical information about use of the Services in order to continually improve their design and functionality, understand how they are used and assist us with resolving questions regarding them.  Cookies further allow us to select which of our advertisements or offers are most likely to appeal to you and display them while you are on the Services.  We also use cookies or other technologies to track responses to our online advertisements.  At this time, we do not respond to Do Not Track requests.
  • If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to automatically decline cookies or be given the choice of declining or accepting the transfer to your computer of a particular cookie (or cookies) from a particular site.  You may also wish to refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html. If, however, you do not accept cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of the Services and you may not be able to access some of the features we offer.  For example, we may not be able to recognize your computer, and you may need to log in every time you visit.  You also may not receive advertising or other offers from us that are relevant to your interests and needs.
  • We use third-party web and mobile app analytics and optimization services to improve the Services and enhance the visitor experience by, for example, recording mouse clicks, mouse movements, scrolling activity as well as text you type in the Services.
  • We use pixel tags and other similar technologies to, among other things, track the actions of users of the Services, measure the success of our marketing campaigns, and compile statistics about use of the Services and response rates.
  • We use Google Analytics and Adobe Analytics which use Cookies and other similar technologies to collect information about use of Services anonymously and report website trends. You can learn about Google’s practices by visiting www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/, and you may opt out by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. You can learn about Adobe’s practices by visiting https://www.adobe.com/privacy/analytics.html and you may opt out by visiting https://www.adobe.com/privacy/opt-out.html.
  • We collect information about your interactions with email messages, such as the links clicked on and whether the messages were opened or forwarded.
  • Aggregate Information:  We share aggregate statistics and other non-personally identifiable information with third parties for marketing, advertising, research, or similar purposes.  These aggregate statistics will not allow anyone to identify you.
    We use and disclose Other Information for any purpose, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law.  In some instances, we combine Other Information with Personal Information (such as combining your name with your location).  If we do, we will treat the combined information as Personal Information as long as it is combined.

Advertising

We may use third-party advertising companies to address advertisements that may be of interest to you when you access and use the Services and other websites, based on information relating to your access to and use of the Services and other websites. To do so, such companies may place or recognize a unique Cookie on your browser (including through use of pixel tags). They may also use these technologies, along with your Mobile Advertising ID and information they collect about your online use, to recognize you across the devices you use, such as a mobile phone and a laptop.
This advertising may be directed to you because you visited or logged in to our website. When we generate this advertising, data we collect from you through online Cookies your Mobile Advertising ID, and other technologies may be combined with other de-identified data (such as a hashed, non-readable email or postal address) in order to tailor ads on your computer, device or Smart TV to you or your business based on your preferences and other information about you. To learn more about targeted advertising, these providers, or how you may opt out, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ or the DAA’s consumer choice page at http://www.aboutads.info/choices.

How You Can Control Collection and Use of Your Information

  • Personal Information Sharing with Other Organizations: You may, at any time, choose to opt-out on a going-forward basis of sharing your information for the purpose of renting or exchanging with unaffiliated third-party organizations for their own uses by emailing us at info@theplantmoreproject.org. We do not rent or exchange your e-mail address or phone number.
  • Marketing Email Opt-Out: You may, at any time, choose to opt-out of receiving marketing-related emails by following the opt-out procedures at the bottom of our emails. Please allow 10 business days for us to respond to your request.
  • Mailing List: You may, at any time, choose to opt-out of receiving mail from us by emailing us at info@theplantmoreproject.org. Please allow 30-60 days for your address to be removed from any mailings that are currently underway.

Accessing, Modifying, Updating, and Deleting Your Information: We strive to keep our records as accurate as possible. You may, under applicable laws, have a right to access, correct, restrict, update, modify or delete your Personal Information that you have previously provided to us at any time. To do so, or to request to receive an electronic copy of your Personal Information for purposes of transmitting it to another company (to the extent this right to data portability is provided to you by applicable law), email us at info@theplantmoreproject.org. Do not add the personal information in the email as email is not a secure system. The information you email is at your own risk.


In your request, please make clear what Personal Information you would like to have changed, whether you would like to have your Personal Information suppressed from our database or otherwise let us know what limitations you would like to put on our use of your Personal Information.  For your protection, we may only implement requests with respect to the Personal Information associated with the particular email address that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before implementing your request.  We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable. Again, do not send personal information via email you are doing so at your own risk.


Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record-keeping purposes and/or to complete any transactions that you began prior to requesting a change or deletion (e.g., when you make a donation or enter a promotion, you may not be able to change or delete the Personal Information provided until after the completion of such donation or promotion). There may also be residual information that will remain within our databases and other records, which will not be removed.

Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident and have provided Personal Information to us, you are entitled by California law to request information regarding certain categories of Personal Information we share with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Your request should be submitted to: Attn: The Plant More Project 23110 State Road 54, #136 Lutz, Florida 33549. Within 30 days of receiving such a request, we will provide a response listing the categories of Personal Information disclosed to third parties, along with the names and addresses of those third parties, for their own direct marketing purposes during the previous year. This request may be made no more than once per calendar year, and we reserve our right not to respond to requests submitted to addresses other than the address specified herein.


If you are a resident of California, under 18 and a registered user of the Services, you may ask us to remove content or information that you have posted to the Services by writing to info@theplantmoreproject.org.  Please note that your request does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information, as, for example, some of your content may have been reposted by another user. Any information you send via email may not be secure and you are sending it at your own risk.

How we protect your data

The Plant More Project, Inc. uses a variety of security measures to protect your Personal Information. We employ appropriate and reasonable organizational, electronic, physical, administrative, and technical measures, including encryption, to help safeguard Personal Information from unauthorized access or disclosure.
When we work with other companies to process credit card transactions, those companies also use encryption and other appropriate security measures. However, no transmission or electronic storage of information can be completely secure. If you have reason to believe that your use of the Services or engagement with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us as described in the “Questions/Contact Information” section below.

Data Retention Period

We retain Personal Information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Statement unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.
The criteria used to determine our retention periods include:

  • The length of time we have an ongoing relationship with you and provide the Services to you (for example, for as long as you have an account with us or keep using the Services);
  • Whether there is a legal obligation to which we are subject (for example, certain laws require us to keep records of your transactions for a certain period of time before we can delete them); or
  • Whether retention is advisable in light of our legal position (such as in regard to applicable statutes of limitations, litigation or regulatory investigations).

Children’s Privacy Policy

This Website is not directed toward children under 18 years of age nor does The Plant More Project, Inc. knowingly collect information from children under 18, and we request that they do not submit any Personal Information through the Services.

Cross-Boarder Transfer

The Services are controlled and operated by us from the United States and are not intended to subject us to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country or territory other than that of the United States. Your Personal Information may be stored and processed in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers, and by using the Services you consent to the transfer of information to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have data protection rules that are different from those of your country.  In certain circumstances, courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies or security authorities in those other countries may be entitled to access your Personal Information.
If you are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”): Some of the non-EEA countries are recognized by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of data protection according to EEA standards (the full list of these countries is available here. For transfers from the EEA to countries not considered adequate by the European Commission, we have put in place adequate measures, such as standard contractual clauses adopted by the European Commission to protect your Personal Information. You may obtain a copy of these measures by following this link: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/data-transfers-outside-eu/model-contracts-transfer-personal-data-third-countries_en.

Third-Party Content and Links

Our Services may contain links to third-party websites, applications, or similar technology that are not associated with or over which The Plant More Project, Inc. has no control. Any access to and use of such linked websites is not governed by this Statement, but instead is governed by the privacy statements of those third-party websites. We are not responsible for the information practices or content of these other websites and/or applications. You are using these third-parties and links at your own risk.


We are not responsible for the information collection, use, disclosure or security policies or practices of other organizations, such as Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, RIM or any other app developer, app provider, social media platform provider, operating system provider, wireless service provider or device manufacturer, including with respect to any Personal Information you disclose to other organizations through or in connection with the Apps or our Social Media Pages. You consent to using them at your own risk.

Third-Party Payment Services

We will use a third-party payment service to process payments made through the Services.  If you wish to make a payment through the Services, your Personal Information will be collected by such third party and not by us, and will be subject to the third party’s privacy statement, rather than this Privacy Statement.  We have no control over, and are not responsible for, this third party’s collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information.

Sensitive Information

Unless explicitly requested, we ask that you not send us, and you not disclose, any sensitive Personal Information (e.g., social security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, biometrics or genetic characteristics, criminal background or trade union membership) on or through the Services, email, or otherwise to us. If you do so it is at your own risk and by agreeing to this policy you consent to this policy.

Privacy Policy & Statement Changes

The Plant More Project, Inc. may, from time to time, amend this Privacy Statement. We will post any revisions to the Services, and we advise you to check back periodically. The “Effective Date” reference at the top of this page indicates when we last revised this Privacy Statement, Terms and Disclosures. Any changes to this Privacy Statement will become effective when we post the revised Privacy Statement on the Services. Your continued use of the Services or engagement in the Interactions after we implement such changes will also constitute your affirmative consent to the revised Privacy Statement.

Questions/Contact Information

If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions regarding this Privacy Statement or our privacy practices, you may contact us online via our contact page, send us an email at info@theplantmoreproject.org, or write us at:
Attn: The Plant More Project, Inc. 23110 State Road 54, #136
Lutz, Florida 33549
Because email communications are not always secure, please do not include credit card or other sensitive information in your emails to us. You do so at your own risk.

Additional Information for Individuals in the EEA

Additional Disclaimers & Disclosures

Disclaimer: All material(s) on ThePlantMoreProject.org, in their books, ebooks, publications, written materials, blogs, and so forth are provided for your information and entertainment only and may not be construed as medical advice, instruction, guidance, or recommendations. No action or inaction should be taken based solely on the contents or direction of this information; instead, readers should always consult appropriate health professionals on any and all matters related to their health and well-being. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor, hospital, urgent care, or 911 immediately. The content of this web site and any publication offered on it, in it, by it, or indirectly from it (text, graphics, and images) is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment at any time, in any way, ever. Always seek out the advice of your physician or other qualified health professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read or heard on ThePlantMoreProject.org site, in any of its publications, affiliates, links, affiliated organizations, board members, volunteers, employees, directors, opinions, supplemental links, or any person affiliated with The Plant More Project or in any book or publication they offer. The information and opinions expressed here are believed to be accurate, based on the best judgment available to the authors. Readers who fail to consult with appropriate health authorities assume the risk of any and all injuries. You are reading and implementing any information at your own risk. Do your research first. Reliance on any information and content provided by ThePlantMoreProject.org and any publication or published work they offer is solely at your own risk. In addition, the information and opinions expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views of every contributor, board member, employee, volunteer, or any other person affiliated with The Plant More Project. The Plant More Project and ThePlantMoreProject.org acknowledges occasional differences in opinion and welcomes the exchange of different viewpoints. The publisher is not responsible for errors or omissions.

Disclosure: The Plant More Project, Inc. publishes detailed financial summary information as a part of its annual reports, financial reports, and IRS 990 forms (see below).
Online contributions of $53.50 or more are 100% tax-deductible. Online contributions under $52.50 are tax-deductible, less the fair market value of any thank-you gifts you may receive. Financial information about The Plant More Project, Inc. may be obtained by contacting us at 23110 State Road 54, #136 Lutz, Florida 33549.

Affiliate Disclaimer: Posts, documents, emails, ebooks, or the site may contain affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase, The Plant More Project may receive a commission (at no additional cost to you). We use this money to help run our organization and continue our mission. The Plant More Project, its board, affiliates, and/or volunteers in no way endorse, are sponsored by or represent any of the products linked. The Plant More Project organization is a conduit. We connect our audience with products or services we think are appropriate and that you might enjoy. All links are inspirational, suggestions, and information for your entertainment. Please do your research before purchasing any product. You assume all risks involved in your purchase and should contact the merchant directly with any issues.

Resources Page Disclaimer: Our resource page is for products and services that we have tried and find are worth mentioning. Please note that some of the links are affiliate links and The Plant More Project may earn a commission if you purchase through those links (at no additional cost to you). Links on the resource page are recommended because we have tried one or all of their products and found them helpful and trustworthy. The Plant More Project, its board, affiliates, and/or volunteers, partners, and so forth in no way endorse, are sponsored by or represent any of the products linked. The Plant More Project organization is a conduit. We connect our audience with products or services we think are appropriate and that you might enjoy. All links are inspirational, suggestions, and information for your entertainment. Please do your research before purchasing any product. You assume all risks involved in your purchase and should contact the merchant directly with any issues.

Terms of Service

The Plant More Project, Inc. reserves the right to block access from a particular Internet address.

LEGAL DISCLOSURE AND TERMS OF USE
July 17, 2020
 
PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY; THIS IS A BINDING CONTRACT. This website (this “Website”) is a service offered by The Plant More Project, Inc. This Terms of Use Agreement (the “Terms of Use” or “Agreement”) describes the terms and conditions applicable to your access and use of this Website and The Plant More Project, Inc.’s services. The Plant More Project, Inc. may revise this Agreement at any time by posting the amended Terms of Use on this Website, and you agree that you will be bound by any changes to the Terms of Use. For your convenience, the date of the last revision is included at the top of this page and above. The Plant More Project, Inc. may make changes in the services described on this Website at any time. You understand that The Plant More Project, Inc. may discontinue or restrict your use of this Website for any reason.

State Compliance

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About the information found on this site

The Content (as defined below) available on this Website is intended to be a general information resource and is provided solely on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. You are encouraged to confirm the information contained herein. You should not construe The Plant More Project’s publication of the Content on this Website as a warranty or guarantee of the quality or availability of any goods or services. Please do your research prior to use. You assume all risk involved following anything you read, hear or see on this site.

Eligibility

By using this Website, you represent and warrant that (a) all registration and other information you submit, if any, is truthful and accurate; (b) you will maintain the accuracy of any information you provide; (c) you will not submit any personal information if you are under 18 years of age, and (d) your use of this Website does not violate any applicable law or regulation.

Use of Materials on this Site, its publications, and emails

The content on this Website includes, but is not limited to, text, graphics, images, photographs, illustrations, maps, trademarks, tradenames, service marks, logos, information obtained from The Plant More Project’s licensors, and other materials (“Content”). Title to the Content on this Website remains with The Plant More Project. The Plant More Project invites you to view and use a single copy of the materials obtained from this Website for your personal, non-commercial use. Except as expressly permitted on this Website, you agree not to license, distribute, create derivative works from, transfer, sell or re-sell any information, Content, or services obtained from this Website. No graphics, photographs or other visual elements obtained through this Website may be used, copied, or distributed separate from the accompanying text without the prior express written consent of the original owner or The Plant More Project. You are not permitted to use the materials on this Website except as expressly set forth herein. You may not under any circumstances attempt to deface, shut down or otherwise damage this Website. You may not, without The Plant More Project’s written permission, “mirror” any Content contained in this Website or any other server.

Use of Materials on this Site, its publications, and emails

The content on this Website includes, but is not limited to, text, graphics, images, photographs, illustrations, maps, trademarks, tradenames, service marks, logos, information obtained from The Plant More Project’s licensors, and other materials (“Content”). Title to the Content on this Website remains with The Plant More Project. The Plant More Project invites you to view and use a single copy of the materials obtained from this Website for your personal, non-commercial use. Except as expressly permitted on this Website, you agree not to license, distribute, create derivative works from, transfer, sell or re-sell any information, Content, or services obtained from this Website. No graphics, photographs or other visual elements obtained through this Website may be used, copied, or distributed separate from the accompanying text without the prior express written consent of the original owner or The Plant More Project. You are not permitted to use the materials on this Website except as expressly set forth herein. You may not under any circumstances attempt to deface, shut down or otherwise damage this Website. You may not, without The Plant More Project’s written permission, “mirror” any Content contained in this Website or any other server.
 
POSTINGS. The Plant More Project’s blog & comments section provides the opportunity to share knowledge and post other helpful or meaningful information. By submitting content or information of any type (a “Posting”) to the functionality, or by otherwise using the functionality to transmit or display a Posting, you automatically grant The Plant More Project a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, transmit, perform, and display such content or information (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate into other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in such content or information. You also acknowledge that such submissions are non-confidential for all purposes. Moreover, you agree that by using The Plant More Project’s blog functionality you will not post or transmit any of the following materials:

  • Anything that interferes with or disrupts The Plant More Project’s blog or the operation thereof,
  • Statements about candidates for political office,
  • Statements or material that defames, harasses, abuses, stalks, threatens, or in any way infringes on the rights of others,
  • Unauthorized copyrighted materials or any other material that infringes on the intellectual property rights, trade secrets, or privacy of another,
  • Statements or material that violates other contractual or fiduciary rights, duties, or agreements,
  • Statements or material that encourages criminal conduct or that would give rise to civil liability or otherwise violates any law or regulation in any jurisdiction,
  • Statements or material that contains vulgar, obscene, profane, or otherwise objectionable language or images that typically would not be considered socially or professionally responsible or appropriate in person,
  • Statements or material that impersonates any other person or entity, whether actual or fictitious, including employees and representatives of The Plant More Project
  • Anything that violates the privacy or publicity rights of any other person,
  • Statements or material that is off-topic, irrelevant, or inappropriate,
  • Statements or material that constitute junk mail, spam, or unauthorized advertising or promotional materials, and
  • Files that contain malicious code, viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer, network, or this Website.
    As The Plant More Project’s blog functionality is generally public, the user experience is enhanced when you follow these guidelines. Please also use netiquette. Please be succinct and stay on topic. Please remember to respect others and their opinions. The Plant More Project encourages open and sincere communication but urges all Users to remember that The Plant More Project blog functionality is intended to be a resource for all.

Security

The Plant More Project owns the blog and its content. Please be aware that you have no reasonable expectation of privacy while using The Plant More Project’s blog functionality. The Plant More Project cannot guarantee the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to/from The Plant More Project blog functionality over the Internet or other global communication network and The Plant More Project is not responsible for the security of any information transmitted via the Internet, the accuracy of the information contained, or for the consequences of any reliance on such information. You must make your own determination as to these issues.
 
The Plant More Project may obtain access to, block, disclose, and review electronic transmissions and communications made through The Plant More Project blog functionality at any time. Actual or attempted unauthorized use of The Plant More Project’s blog functionality may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution, including, without limitation, punishment under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986. The Plant More Project also reserves the right to view, monitor, and document activity on The Plant More Project blog functionality without notice or permission from you. Any information obtained by monitoring, reviewing, or documenting is subject to review by law enforcement organizations in connection with investigation or prosecution of possible criminal activity on The Plant More Project blog functionality. The Plant More Project will also comply with all court orders involving requests for such information. In addition to the foregoing, The Plant More Project reserves the right at any time, and without notice, to modify, suspend, terminate, or interrupt the operation of or access to The Plant More Project blog functionality, or any portion of functionality, for any reason.

Links

The Website may contain links to websites operated by other parties. The Plant More Project provides these links to other websites as a convenience, and use of these sites is at your own risk. The linked sites are not owned or operated by or under the control of The Plant More Project, and The Plant More Project is not responsible for the content available on the other sites. Such links do not imply The Plant More Project’s endorsement of information or material on any other site and The Plant More Project disclaims all liability with regard to your access to and use of such linked Websites. You assume all risk when going to those links or following the information in them.

Use of The Plant More Project’s web site link: Unless otherwise set forth in a written agreement between you and The Plant More Project, you must adhere to The Plant More Project’s linking policy as follows: (i) the appearance, position and other aspects of the link may not be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with The Plant More Project’s names and trademarks, (ii) the appearance, position and other attributes of the link may not create the false appearance that your organization or entity is sponsored by, affiliated with, endorsed by, or otherwise associated with The Plant More Project, (iii) when selected by a user, the link must display this Website on full-screen and not within a “frame” on the linking Website, and (iv) The Plant More Project reserves the right to revoke its consent to the link at any time and in its sole discretion. Use or misrepresentation of any of The Plant More Project’s logos, designs, images, photographs, slogans, trademarks, or service marks in conjunction with the external links is not permitted.

Third-Party Sites: The Plant More Project, in its sole discretion, or other end users through the use The Plant More Project blog functionality may provide links to other sites on the World Wide Web for your convenience in locating related information, products, and services. These sites have not necessarily been reviewed by The Plant More Project and are maintained by third parties over which The Plant More Project has no control. The use of these sites is at your own risk and you consent to this by accepting these terms. Accordingly, The Plant More Project expressly disclaims any responsibility for the content, the materials, the accuracy of the information, and/or quality of the products or services provided by, available through, or advertised on these third-party web sites and The Plant More Project disclaims all liability with regard to your access to and use of such linked websites. Moreover, these links do not imply an endorsement by The Plant More Project with respect to any third party, any information or material on any other site, any candidate for political office identified in a third party site or any web site or the products or services provided by any third party.

Trademarks

The Plant More Project’s Logos, graphics, copy, ideas, quotes, and all other names of The Plant More Project’s programs referenced herein are registered or common law trademarks of The Plant More Project in the United States. For more information, please contact The Plant More Project at info@theplantmoreproject.org. Unauthorized use of any The Plant More Project’s trademarks, service marks, or logos may be a violation of federal and state law.

DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. ALL CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS” “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE PLANT MORE PROJECT MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING ANY INFORMATION BEFORE RELYING ON IT. USE OF THE WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

THE PLANT MORE PROJECT MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT USE OF THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT YOU MAY OBTAIN FROM THE WEBSITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE PLANT MORE PROJECT DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, AND FURTHER DISCLAIMS ALL LOSSES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE WEBSITE, EVEN IF THE PLANT MORE PROJECT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold The Plant More Project, its subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their respective officers, agents, partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, due to or arising out of your use of this Website and/or breach of this Agreement.

Copyright

The Website, including all text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, sounds, audio, video, artwork, computer code (including HTML, CSS, XML, and JavaScript), interactive features, blog functionality, programs, software, products, information, and documentation as well as the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, “look and feel,” and arrangement of any content contained on or available through the blog functionality, unless otherwise indicated is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The Plant More Project also owns a copyright in the Content of this Website, and Postings licensed to The Plant More Project by you as collective work and/or compilation, and in the selection, coordination, arrangement, and enhancement of the Content or Postings on this Website. Any downloadable or printable programs, information, or materials available through this Website and all copyrights, trade secrets, and know-how related thereto, unless otherwise indicated, are owned by The Plant More Project. Except for your use as authorized above, you may not modify, reproduce or distribute the Content, design or layout of this Website, or individual sections of the Content, design or layout of this Website, without The Plant More Project’s express prior written permission.

NOTICE FOR CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT. If you are a copyright owner or agent thereof and believe that Content posted on this Website by a Plant More Project user infringes upon your copyright, please submit notice, pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512(c)) to us at the address below with the following information: (a) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright; (b) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; (c) the URL of the location on this Website containing the material that you claim is infringing; (d) your address, telephone number, and email address; (e) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (f) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf. We can be reached by mail at: : The Plant More Project ATTN: 23110 State Road 54, #136 Lutz, Florida 33549 Please note that attachments cannot be accepted at the email address for security reasons. Accordingly, any notification of infringement submitted electronically with an attachment will not be received or processed. Please use the mail option.

Location

The Website is operated by The Plant More Project from its offices in the United States. The Plant More Project makes no representation that the Content of this Website is available or appropriate for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this Website from locations outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

Children

The Website is not directed toward children under 18 years of age nor does The Plant More Project knowingly collect information from children under 18. If you are under 18, please do not submit any personally identifiable information to The Plant More Project.

Privacy Policy

By agreeing to these terms, you acknowledge that The Plant More Project may collect, use and disclose your information as described in our Privacy Policy. Please see our detailed Privacy Policy above.

User Content

By submitting a Posting or providing any content on or through this Website, you hereby grant to The Plant More Project a worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, nonexclusive, limited license to reproduce, use, adapt, modify, publish, translate, publicly perform, publicly display, distribute and create derivative works from such content in any form, and The Plant More Project may sublicense all or part of its rights under this license or assign them to third parties. You represent and warrant that: (i) you own the content posted by you on or through this Website or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth in this section, and (ii) the posting of your content on or through this Website does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights or any other rights of any person. The Plant More Project may delete any content for any reason, including content that, in The Plant More Project’s sole judgment, is offensive, illegal or violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of any person. The Plant More Project has the right but does not assume the responsibility, for monitoring this Website for inappropriate content. You are solely responsible for the content of any Postings that you post on or through this Website.

Submitting ideas

The Plant More Project does not accept or consider creative ideas, suggestions, or materials, including, but not limited to, notes, drawings, concepts, comments, questions or answers, techniques, know-how, or other information (hereinafter “Submissions”) other than those specifically requested, such as on the blog. The intent of this policy is to avoid the possibility of future misunderstandings when projects developed by The Plant More Project’s professional staff or board might seem to others to be similar to their own creative work. All Submissions, including unsolicited submissions and those made at the request of The Plant More Project, such as on the blog, will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary, and will be subject to the license granted in the preceding paragraph. The Plant More Project will not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Submissions.

Passwords & Emails

You may be assigned a username and password with which to access restricted areas of this Website. You agree not to use the username or password of another User at any time or to disclose your password to any third party. You agree to notify The Plant More Project immediately if you suspect any unauthorized use of your username or access to your password. You are solely responsible for any and all uses of your username and password.

Email submissions over the internet may not be secure. Please do not email The Plant More Project any personal or confidential information. Please refer to our Privacy Policy (above) for information on how The Plant More Project uses your information. If you do, you do so at your own risk.

Law/Forum

All claims arising out of this Agreement or relating to this Website will be governed by the laws of the State of Florida, USA, excluding the application of its conflicts of law rules. Any legal action or proceeding arising out of this Agreement or relating to this Website shall be brought exclusively in a state or federal court in or for Pasco County, Florida, USA. You consent and agree to mediation as a first/final means to settle any issues brought but the User to The Plant More Project.

Miscellaneous

If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall be enforced. Headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe or describe the scope or extent of such section. The Plant More Project’s failure to act with respect to any failure by you or others to comply with these Terms of Use does not waive The Plant More Project’s right to act with respect to subsequent or similar failures. These Terms of Use set forth the entire understanding and agreement between you and The Plant More Project with respect to the subject matter hereof. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to this Agreement or this Website must be commenced within six (6) months after the claim or cause of action arises or such claim or cause of action shall be barred.

Violations and Additional Polices

The Plant More Project reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of this Agreement, including without limitation the right to block access from a particular Internet address.

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