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By accessing or using the Green in Real Life blog or its resources (here or elsewhere), you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, including our PrivacyDisclosure, and Copyright Policies. Do not continue access if you do not wish to be bound by these Terms. If you like gardening, nature, and other green goodness, then please read on, accept, and we hope that you enjoy Green in Real Life. 

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Terminology

Within these Terms of Use (Terms) and associated Site Policies (Policies), you (reader, viewer, visitor, follower, etc.) referrers to you as the individual or entity accessing the Green in Real Life webste and/or associated resources and accepting these Terms. Green in Real Life (blog, website, site, owner, author, creator, I, me we, us, etc.) refers to Green in Real Life as a collective description.

Access and Agreements

These Terms of Use constitute an agreement made between you (the user) and us (the website/blog owner of Green in Real Life). Acceptance is a requirement for access to Green in Real Life, including any associated social media or resources. By continuing access, you are agreeing that you have read, understood and accepted all of these Terms of Use, agree to be bound by them, and are eligible to enter into such an agreement.  Note that the Terms of Use include our supplemental PrivacyDisclosure, and Copyright Policies.

Green in Real Life reserves the right to change these Terms of Use by publishing updated terms (at any time and without notice). You should review these Terms periodically to be aware of such changes. Your continuing access or use of Green in Real Life following such publication shall be deemed your acceptance of the revised Terms of Use. Links are provided from the website menus.

Location and Governance

Green in Real Life is New Zealand based and operates under New Zealand regulations and requirements. All activities on Green in Real Life (including this agreement to Terms of Use) and/or associated with Green in Real Life shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You irrevocably agree to consent and submit to the jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts for any legal matter or dispute, claim, complaint, or controversary in relation to Green in Real Life.

Guest Behaviour

Under our Term of Use, you must agree not to interact with Green in Real Life for any purpose or in any manner that is unlawful. You agree not to engage in any conduct that is likely to impair or cause damage to the operation of Green in Real Life, or is likely to cause offence to our authors, our readers, or the broader public.

Green in Real Lifereserves the right to delete comments without notice where comments deemed to be spam or potential spam, comments including profanity, comments containing language or concepts that could be deemed offensive, comments that attack a group or person individually, or otherwise as deemed appropriate. We will make efforts to moderate comments, where mechanisms allow, but we are not responsible for any content in comments. Note: Comments are not currently enabled on the Green in Real Life blog. Some social media functions do not allow comment moderation by the page or profile owner, but have their own moderation mechanisms for reporting or removal.

Liabilities and Disclaimers

ALL CONTENT IS ON “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. GREEN IN REAL LIFE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, IMPLIED AND EXPRESS, FOR ANY PURPOSE TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Green in Real Life exists for entertainment/interest purposes as a personal garden and lifestyle blog, and does not provide any form of professional advice. We give no warranty and make no representations, either express or implied, in relation to the information on Green in Real Life or on any linked website, including as to its accuracy, completeness, reliability, suitability, or other. 

Any information, views, or opinions expressed on or by Green in Real Life are not intended to malign, defame, libel, purge, humiliate, or otherwise offend or harm any group, organisation, company, or individual should they read or act upon any information.

We exclude, to the maximum extent permitted by law, all liability in relation to any loss, injury, damage, or other consequences or costs arising from the use or reliance of any information on Green in Real Life or on any linked website. You expressly agree that your use of Green in Real Life is at your sole risk and that you are solely responsible the outcomes of your actions or inactions. You agree that under no circumstances shall Green in Real Life be liable, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), equity or on any other basis to you or any third-party for any direct, indirect or consequential damage, loss, cost or expense (including, without limitation, damage to property, injury, loss of data, loss of revenue, wasted expenditure, loss of use, denial of service, or access to our website) arising from the use of Green in Real Life.

Green in Real Life shall not be liable for any third-party content, services, products, or claims. Any product claim, statistic, quote, or other representation about a product or service on Green in Real Life (and/or via our advertising and affiliate partners) should be verified with the manufacturer or provider. Any warranty claims, defects, issues, or disputes must be raised and dealt with directly with the manufacturer and/or provider. Green in Real Life fully disclaims any liability in relation to the acts or omissions of any third-parties in relation to their default of these Terms of Use, or any unauthorised access by them to Green in Real Life, our resources, or our social media.

Evolution and Changes

We reserve the right to add to, modify, or remove this blog or any information, feature, specification, or other part of this blog (at any time and without notice).  The blog owner reserves the right to change the focus of the blog, publication status, format, platform, or any other aspect of the blog.  

We reserve the right to change these Terms of Use by publishing updated terms (at any time and without notice). You should review these terms of use periodically to be aware of such changes. Your continuing access or use of this blog following such publication shall be deemed your acceptance of the revised Terms of Use.

Inevitably, as time passes, some of the content on this blog will become less accurate, outdated, and linked items may cease to be available or relevant. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to bring any issue or suggested updates to our attention.

Access and Security

You assume all responsibility and risks arising in relation to your use of Green in Real Life. Although the blog owner, platform, and hosting provider all work to create a smooth and safe visitor experience, issues may still arise. We do not make any warranty that this blog or any associated elements will be error free, without interruption or delay, free from defects in design, free from viruses or other malicious code, free of security risks, or other. You are responsible for ensuring that the process that you employ for accessing Green in Real Life, here or on social media, does not expose your computer system or device to the risk of interference or damage.

Green in Real Life will not be liable for any corruption or loss of data that you or anyone else may experience as a result of using Green in Real Life. We accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or loss caused to your computer hardware, software, internet connections, or other peripherals as a result of the use of Green in Real Life, its content, or any associated activities. Any downloadable files shared by Green in Real Life, including but not limited to PDFs, jpegs, and svg files, are provided at the end-user’s own risk. Green in Real Life will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages resulting from a corrupted or damaged file.

Copyright and Intellectual Property

The content of this blog is protected by copyright under the copyright protection laws of New Zealand, and under similar laws and international conventions abroad. Refer to our Copyright Policy for additional details, including information on sharing our content. 

Cookies, Data, and Privacy

Green in Real Life (via third-party tools) uses cookies and non-personally identifying data collection. By using this site, you acknowledge and consent to this practice. Green in Real Life also contains links to external sites and sometimes shares or interacts with links to external sites on social media. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of external links, third-party sites, or services. See our Privacy Policy for comprehensive details. 

Disclosures

Green in Real Life uses affiliate links and advertising programs. Green in Real Life may earn a small commission for the  endorsement, recommendation, testimonial, and/or link to any products or services from this blog. See our Disclosure Policy for more information.

Copyright

Unless otherwise credited, Green in Real Life and its original content (including text, photographs, and graphics) are owned by Green in Real Life and protected by corresponding copyright, intellectual property, and proprietary rights laws.  See our Copyright Policy for more information.

Evolution and Change

Things are always growing, changing, and evolving. Green in Real Life will, too. Inevitably, as time passes, some of our  content will become less accurate, outdated, and linked items may cease to be available or relevant. Please contact us if you would like to bring any issues or suggested updates to our attention. Green in Real Life reserves the right to add to, modify, redirect, or remove this blog or any information, feature, specification, or other part of this blog at any time and without notice.  We reserve the right to change the focus of Green in Real Life, publication status, format, platform, or any other aspect of the blog, associated social media accounts, and their content.

Supporting Site Policies and Additional Information

The following pages provide detailed supplementary information on how our site policies are implemented in support of the Terms of Use above, and should be reviewed as part of acceptance:

Changes and Modifications

This page was last updated on 31 May 2024
Questions, requests, or other feedback? Contact us via email.

Please review this page periodically for changes. Green in Real Life reserves the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms of Use by posting updated Terms. Your continued use constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms.

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