Legal Jargon

Disclosure Policy:


This policy is valid from 23 November 2013

This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.

This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. I believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

I am compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though I receive compensation for my posts or advertisements, I always give my honest opinion, findings, belief, or experience on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

Privacy Policy:


This policy is valid from 19 December 2013

While using this blog, I may ask you to provide me with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, postal address and phone number.

Like many site operators, I collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit my site. This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of my site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.


Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer's hard drive. Like many sites, I use "cookies" to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of my site.


The security of your personal information is important to me, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While I strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, I cannot guarantee its absolute security.


My site may contain links to other sites that are not operated by me. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. I strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.


The Planted Trees may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on the Site. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.


Official Giveaway Rules:

The following rules apply to all giveaways on The Planted Trees, unless otherwise stated on an individual giveaway. Official rules stated on an individual giveaway supersede and replace those stated herein.
  • No purchase necessary.
  • All giveaways are void where prohibited.
  • Open only to U.S. Residents, age 18 and older.
  • The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning.
  • Duplicate entries will be deleted. 
  • Multiple entries from the same IP address are not allowed and will also be deleted.
  • Entries must be made using the Rafflecopter widget associated with a specific giveaway. 
  • No other forms of entries will be accepted.
The Planted Trees or its representatives are not responsible for entries not received due to technical failures or entries not eligible due to typographical or technical errors or the entrant’s failure to follow entry guidelines. 

All giveaways begin on the posting date and conclude on the date stated in the giveaway post.

The official method of entry for all giveaways is to leave a comment on the giveaway post. In the event that an optional entry is provided, this will be stated in the giveaway post.


Winners are chosen at random using based on entries in the Rafflecopter widget.

Unless otherwise stated, winners have 72 hours from the close of the giveaway to claim their prize. If the prize is not claimed within 72 hours, an alternate winner will be selected.

Notification of a winning entry will be made and prizes claimed by email. The Planted Trees or its representatives are not responsible for email relating to prize notification or claim not received.

Prizes will be shipped to winner, via USPS within 10 business days following the claimed date. Sponsored prizes will be shipped or delivery arranged through the sponsoring organization.

By entering a giveaway, you agree to give The Planted Trees or its representatives, and/or the giveaway sponsor the right to obtain your name and address by email for the purpose of distributing the prize(s).

By entering a giveaway, you agree to give The Planted Trees and/or the giveaway sponsor the right to publicize your name and/or likenesses for promotional purposes.

Giveaway winners agree to hold harmless The Planted Trees, its representatives, and the giveaway sponsor in the event that the prize or giveaway in some way negatively impacts the winner.


Intellectual Property:

The site and its original content, features and functionality are owned by the author of The Planted Trees, Chelli G., and are protected by international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.

Contact Me:

If you have any questions about these policies, please contact me at theplantedtrees@gmail.com.

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