Site Terms and Conditions of Use


All content and functionality of this site is provided by iGarden Pty Ltd (iGarden).

iGarden has an ongoing commitment to the development and support of its services and, as such, this website is subject to change without notice. All information is provided on an "as is" basis.

Whilst the content of this site is believed to be accurate at the time of publishing, iGarden will not be held liable for errors contained herein and any incidental, or consequential damages which may arise through the furnishing, performance or use of information on this site.

iGarden reserves all rights to material published on this website. This includes all text and images. This means that you may not modify, reformat, copy, display, distribute, transmit, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any information, products or services obtained from this site.

No Licence Granted

Nothing on this website, or your use of the information or Services provided by iGarden, shall be construed as conferring any licence or other rights under the intellectual property or other proprietary rights of iGarden.

Copyright on Material Submitted to iGarden

If you make a submission of text and/or images to you irrevocably authorise iGarden to publish this material, or include any part of it, in any electronic form or in any printed documents without your further consent.

iGarden may choose not to publish any material submitted.

In our absolute discretion, and if context allows, we will acknowledge you as the original creator of the submitted material but we reserve the right to use submitted material in whole or part without acknowledgement.

No endorsement of third party products mentioned or advertised on this site

From time to time third party products and services may appear in advertisements or be named casually in articles published on this site. This information is generally provided as indicative of such products or services. Mentioning these products does not imply that the items are the only suitable products or services available, or that iGarden specifically endorses the quoted product or service.

Funding our website - Advertisements and Links to external Suppliers

To help defray the costs of hosting and running this website we display advertisements from various sources. This includes paid advertisments by individual suppliers on our Market Place page as well as selected plant description pages. We also display advertisements provided by Google and earn a small fee for referrals.

Purchases made on this website

Our booklet purchase process is handled by PayPal, however there is no requirement to become a PayPal member, if you do not wish to. You can simply use your credit card, with confidence, via their secure site. Please refer directly to Paypal's site for details of their service and security provisions.

Copyright and disclaimer on Weather Information

The weather forecast and historical records are based on information that has been kindly provided by, and is copyright to, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. Please note that weather information on this site :

  • is general information provided as part of the Bureau of Meteorology's statutory role in the dissemination of information relating to meteorology.
  • is subject to the uncertainties of scientific and technical research
  • may not be accurate, current or complete
  • is subject to change without notice
For detailed information and uptodate warnings please refer directly to the bureau web site: here

Email Alerts

When you register on this site you agree to receive occasional promotional emails. These emails may contain information about changes to the site, notification or changes to these terms & conditions as well as advice about suppliers, products or services that we think may be of interest to you.

You may also receive automatic email alerts when a new blog is posted on the site, or when new topics of interest are posted in the Forums for which you have subscribed. It is your responsibility to enable or disable these automated alerts through managing your personal preference settings, or via the options on the Forums page.

Use of Cookies and Security on this site

Cookies must be enabled to allow this website to function correctly. We have used session cookies as part of our anti-spam security protection and also to allow easier navigation on the site. Unless you have have cookies enabled you will not be able to register nor will you be able to send contact messages to us. In addition we use a cookie to aid you after registration and Sign In to allow you to continue to use our site without the need to Sign-in again. It is not a security risk to have cookies enabled.

Please note that we use SSL certificates for encryption of communications. This means that all information exchanged between your web browser and our website is secure. However we still recommend that you only use a low level password for this website that you do not use for important services like internet banking.

Privacy Policy

As a matter of principle we are committed to protecting your privacy and any information collected is only ever used for internal purposes.

Collection of Information

If you are an unregistered user, our website does not automatically collect personal information from you.

Like most Web sites our servers do log general information that is passed from your browser. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring pages, platform type and date/time stamp. We use this information, in aggregate, to help analyse and understand use of the site including trends, and to aid in its administration. This data is not linked to personally identifiable information.

If, however, you are a registered iGarden Club Member you will be asked to provide some basic information (your first name, email address and postcode) that will assist us to maintain site security, tailor the site dynamically for your use and allow us to communicate with you. This information is never provided to third parties.

Links to other sites

Please note that this website may have links to other websites. You will need to contact any such website directly to ascertain their privacy standards.