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Website Terms & Policies

Conditions of Use

  1. Navigating this site, you expressly agree that use of the service is at your own risk, neither Royal Botanical Gardens nor any of its licensors, employees or agents warrant that the service will be uninterrupted or error free; nor does the Gardens or any of its licensors, employees, or agents make any warranty as to the results to be obtained from use of the service. The service is distributed without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or otherwise, other than those warranties which are implied by and incapable of exclusion, restriction, or modification under the laws applicable to this service. Neither Royal Botanical Gardens nor anyone else involved in creating, producing or delivering the service shall be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of use of the service or inability to use the service or out of any breach of any warranty.
  2. The contents of this Web site are copyrighted and redistribution, reproductions, or publication of its contents is prohibited without the express written consent of Royal Botanical Gardens.
  3. The information provided on this Web site may not be used for private commercial purposes without the written permission of Royal Botanical Gardens.
  4. Royal Botanical Gardens reserves the right to deny access to any user.
  5. By using this Web site, you agree that Royal Botanical Gardens takes no responsibility for any information provided by others, including information accessed through links to other sites.
  6. You agree that any personal information transmitted over the Internet while using this Web site is at your own risk and Royal Botanical Gardens shall have no liability, obligation, or responsibility with regard to any third party’s interception, use, or misuse of such number or other information.
  7. Royal Botanical Gardens may modify these Conditions at any time.

Privacy Policies

Commitment to Privacy

Because Royal Botanical Gardens gathers information about our users, we ask that you take some time to understand the terms and conditions surrounding the use of that information. The following policy is intended to explain how your personal information will be treated. Personal information includes your name, street and e-mail addresses, billing information, click-through activity, and any other personal information you may provide voluntarily.

eRBG and Topic-Specific Newsletters

Royal Botanical Gardens offers a free, electronic newsletter. E-mail addresses of subscribers are contained in a database for use by Royal Botanical Gardens for periodic correspondence to subscribers and to distribute the newsletter. Anyone can subscribe to eRBG by visiting Users may unsubscribe at any time using the link in emails. Royal Botanical Gardens does not sell, rent, or lend the e-mail addresses of subscribers.

Membership E-mails

Royal Botanical Gardens collects e-mail addresses through forms that are filled out voluntarily by members or prospective members. From time to time, the Gardens may send e-mail information regarding membership matters, special events, and Gardens news considered important to our members. Royal Botanical Gardens does not sell, rent, or lend the e-mail addresses of subscribers.

Traffic Logs

User traffic may be examined by Royal Botanical Gardens through logs provided by our host server. Royal Botanical Gardens does not use cookies as a tracking mechanism.


In order to help ensure the safety of children:

  1. Royal Botanical Gardens does collect online information without prior parental consent or parental notification, which will include an opportunity for the parent to prevent use of the information and participation in the activity. Online information will only be used to respond directly to the child’s request and will not be used for other purposes without prior parental consent.
  2. Royal Botanical Gardens does not collect personally identifiable offline contact information without prior parental consent.
  3. Royal Botanical Gardens does not distribute to third parties any personally identifiable information with out prior parental consent.
  4. Royal Botanical Gardens does not give the ability to publicly post or otherwise distribute personally identifiable contact information without prior parental consent.
  5. Royal Botanical Gardens does not entice by the prospect of a special game, prize or other activity, to divulge more information than is needed to participate in the activity.

Revisions to our Privacy Policy

Royal Botanical Gardens may revise its privacy policy at any time. Such revisions may arise in response to changes in law, policy, design and/or technology, or other factors. You are encouraged to review our most current policy.