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By accessing or using the Green in Real Life website, you agree to be bound by our Terms of Use, as detailed below. If you do not accept these Terms, you should cease to use this website immediately. If you’d like to review and accept and you like gardening, nature, and other green goodness, then please read on and we hope that you enjoy Green in Real Life. Welcome to our virtual garden!

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These Terms of Use constitute an agreement made between you (the user) and us (the website/blog owner). You must not access this blog unless you accept all of these Terms. By accessing and using this blog, you are agreeing that you have read, understood and accepted these Terms of Use, agree to be bound by them, and that you are authorised to enter into the agreement and perform as such.

Location and Governance

Green in Real Life is New Zealand based and operates under New Zealand regulations and requirements. All activities on this blog (including this agreement to Terms of Use and any further polices and guidelines) and/or associated with this blog shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.

Guest Behaviour

You agree not to interact with this blog or its content 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 this blog, or is likely to cause offence to our authors, our readers, or the broader public.

The blog owner reserves the right to delete any user 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. While the blog owner (and automated spam filters) will make efforts to moderate comments, we are not responsible for any content in comments. If you see an offensive or inappropriate comment, please do contact us so that we can review and delete, if deemed appropriate. Note: Comments are not currently enabled on the blog; however, the same general terms apply on our social media profiles where commenting is active. 

Liabilities and Disclaimers

All content provided on this blog is for interest and entertainment purposes only. This is a personal blog and does not provide any form of professional advice. We make no representations (expressed or implied) as to the accuracy, completeness, reliability, availability, suitability, or other regarding any information on this site or found by following any link on this site. You are viewing, reading, and (if you so choose) using any information herein fully and completely at your own risk.

  • The blog owner will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information, nor for the availability of this information, nor for any reader actions/inactions after reading/viewing this information. The blog owner and any guest writers featured will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display, viewing, or use of any information on this blog.
  • Any downloadable files shared by the site, including but not limited to PDFs, jpegs, and svg files, are provided at the end-user’s own risk and the blog owner will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages resulting from a corrupted or damaged file.
  • Any information, views, or opinions expressed on this blog are not intended to in any way malign, defame, libel, purge, humiliate or otherwise offend or harm any religion, ethnic group, club, organisation, company, or individual should they read or act upon any information in this blog.
  • Any product claim, statistic, quote, or other representation about a product or service on this website (and/or via our advertising and affiliate partners) should be verified with the manufacturer and/or provider. Any warranty claims, defects, issues, or disputes must be raised and dealt with directly with the manufacturer and/or provider.

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 this blog. Although the blog owner, platform, and hosting provider are all committed to endeavouring a smooth and safe visitor experience on the blog, issues may 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. We will not be liable for any damages or harm. You are responsible for ensuring that the process that you employ for accessing this blog does not expose your computer system or device to the risk of interference or damage. 

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

This blog (and/or its third-party tools) uses cookies. By using this site, you acknowledge and consent to this practice. See our Privacy Policy for comprehensive details on what is in use, why, opting out, and links to our external service providers and affiliate associations.

This blog contains links to external sites. 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 greater detail. We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of any third-party site that you visit.

This blog uses affiliate links and advertising programs. The blog owner may earn a small commission for endorsements, recommendations, testimonials, and/or links to products or services. Any directly sponsored or compensated posts will be clearly noted within the body of the post and/or in full detail at the end of the post. See our detailed Disclosure Policy for more information.

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 12 August 2023
Questions, requests, or other feedback? Contact us via email.

Please review this page periodically for changes. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these terms by posting updated terms. Your continued use constitutes your acceptance of the new terms.

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