Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions for the use of the British Ornamentals Association ‘Home Grown’ website

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use which, together with our Privacy Policy, govern British Ornamentals Association’s relationship with you in relation to this website. The term Home Grown (‘HG’) or British Ornamentals Association (‘BOA’) or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is at

British Growers Association
BGA House
Nottingham Road
LN11 0WB

01507 602427

. The terms ‘you’ and ‘User’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

Your continued use of the BOA’s websites indicates that you have accepted the following terms and conditions

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  • Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • BOA is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 with the Information Commission. We collect anonymous (ie without identifying the User) statistics on use of the system in order to tell advertisers about the level of traffic and to ensure that the resources available are adequate.
  • BOA will record only the information provided to BOA by the User. Users agree that this data can be used by the system to provide information to other Users. BOA will never make information about Users available to third parties unless required to do so by law.
  • Users agree that they are solely responsible for any information entered in the system and for maintaining the accuracy of information about themselves . They retain ownership of such information, but agree that it may be made available to other Users of the BOA system. Where BOA, at the User’s request, adds information relating to a User in the system, BOA will take every care to see that the information is correct, but the responsibility for checking the information is the User’s.
  • BOA may prevent use of the system by any User that, at the absolute discretion of BOA, is abusing the system, misleading other Users or is publishing offensive or improper material on the system.
  • Full access to the system is reserved to wholesale and trade organisations and other horticulture professionals. If BOA finds that a User does not belong in these categories, BOA may prevent further use of the full system by that User.
  • Access to the full BOA system is by Username and Password. Users are responsible for seeing that this information is available only to those in their organisation permitted to use the full system. BOA is not responsible for any losses caused by the misuse of the system by any unauthorised User. Users should change their password frequently.
  • Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
  • In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.
  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It is your responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information acquired through this website meet your specific requirements.
  • Through this website you can link to other websites which are not under the control of BOA. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the other websites and we have no responsibility for the content of the linked websites. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites.
  • BOA may provide a forum on the HG website for the display of Users’ horticultural problems and invite Users to submit answers or suggestions for their solution. BOA is not responsible for the reliability of such answers or suggestions. If it becomes clear that the answers posted are frivolous or misleading, BOA has the right to delete them.
  • Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, BOA takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable .
  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  • Ownership of the software supporting the system does not pass to any User of the system and any copying of the underlying computer code is forbidden. No user may copy, or use in any other place, any of the distinctive features of the system and its appearance on the screen.
  • Your use of this website is protected by our Privacy Policy, which Users should read please.
  • Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Scotland and Wales.

Copyright notice

This website and its content is copyright of British Ornamentals Association – ©BOA 2012. All rights reserved. All images and text are copyright Simon Davenport unless otherwise credited and licensed to the BOA for use in this website.

Permission is granted to download and print hard copy parts of the BOA’s websites for personal, non-commercial use.

Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited.

You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

Such permission can be requested by contacting info@britishornamentals.org