The Gesneriad Society Privacy and Terms of Service and Use Policy

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Your privacy, and the privacy of all users of, is of the highest priority.

If you request information from, or through any of our email addresses, or submit an online contact form, or place an order through our shopping cart, we use the information you submit to fulfill your requests (such as sending informational materials, filling your order, or responding to specific inquiries). Any personal identifying information you may submit is not stored on servers used by The Gesneriad Society.

We do not sell, rent, exchange, or disclose our client lists or information about our website users, except to the limited extent necessary to protect the rights, property, and safety of our Society, our members, or others, or to comply with applicable law. In the event of dissolution of the Society, all member data will be destroyed.

The Gesneriad Society uses cookies on the website to maintain your account login.  (Generated by the operator of a website, a cookie is a small piece of software that is stored on your computer.) The cookie is not used for any other purpose. The Gesneriad Society employs methods to track usage of the website. No personal identification is gathered in this tracking, the sole use of which is to assist in determining how to improve Society website and membership services.

Terms of Use

All of the content featured or displayed on the website, including, but not limited to, still images, text, pictorial works, video images, still images of video, graphic designs, audio recordings, multimedia combinations, and computer programs, including web-based programs (“content”) is owned or licensed by The Gesneriad Society. Permission is given to place links to our website on other sites; however, content from this website may not be posted on other sites without prior written permission of the Webmaster.

Our website contains links to other websites. The Gesneriad Society is not responsible and cannot be held liable for the content and/or for the privacy policies of such sites.

With respect to content designated as available for download for educational purposes, Gesneriad Society members, gesneriad hobbyists, chapters, and other gesneriad organizations, librarians, teachers, support staff, administrators, and other staff of educational institutions are authorized to download, print, reproduce, and distribute such content as may be beneficial for use in educational settings. This authorization extends only as far as is necessary to directly benefit students and hobbyists, and in general to further the hobby of gesneriad growing. Content subject to this section may not be disseminated beyond these applications and may under no circumstances be used for commercial purposes. The display of content that is owned or licensed by The Gesneriad Society may only be done with the prior written permission of the Webmaster.

The website is intended for adults aged 18 and older. It is not intended for or directed at persons under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, you may not register or submit personally identifiable information to or through the website. The Gesneriad Society does not collect personally identifiable information through the website from any person The Gesneriad Society actually knows to be under the age of 18.





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