Terms & Conditions

The Global Trees Campaign (GTC) is a partnership between Fauna & Flora International (FFI) (FFI ICO Registration No. Z5599356) and Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI).

This website is compiled and updated by Fauna & Flora International (“we”, “us”, or “our”) as part of its work on The Global Trees Campaign (“The GTC”). The GTC currently comprises Fauna & Flora International and Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI).

Please read these terms and conditions (“terms”) carefully, particularly Clause 9. Anyone accessing this website (“you”) by doing so agrees to be bound by these terms. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms you should not access or view this website.

Any questions or enquiries which you have in relation to this website or in relation to the Partnership should be addressed to the Global Trees Campaign Programme Manager, Fauna & Flora International, Jupiter House, 4th Floor, Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2JD United Kingdom or globaltrees@fauna-flora.org

Responsibility for Content

This website is provided to you free of charge, without any warranties or guarantees unless specifically stated. The information contained in this website is intended for general information purposes only. We have made all reasonable efforts to ensure that the information on this website is correct at the time of inclusion.

We reserve the right at any time and without notice to enhance, modify, alter, suspend or permanently discontinue all or any part of this website and to restrict or prohibit access to it.

While this website may provide links to other websites neither Fauna & Flora International nor the GTC has any control over such sites. Links are provided for convenience only and no endorsement of any party, products or services is expressed or implied. Neither Fauna & Flora International nor The GTC can accept any liability for the accuracy or otherwise of any content, or the security of any activity carried out on such other sites. Your use of such sites is at your sole risk.

Except as expressly provided for on this website, neither Fauna & Flora International, nor The GTC, is responsible for the content or use of any web pages or messages sent or received by you.

Intellectual Property

All copyright, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights in any material appearing in website belongs to or is licensed to, us and or the GTC. You acquire no rights in the website other than the limited right to use the website in accordance with these terms. You are permitted to print out or download information and content from this website for your own personal, non-commercial use. You may not offer for sale or sell or distribute over any medium, any part of this website or its content. You may not make any part of the website available as part of another website, whether by hyperlink framing on the Internet or otherwise unless you have been authorised to do so in writing by us.

Unauthorised Use of Website

You shall not do anything which may interfere with the operation of this website or the systems supporting it or with the enjoyment of this website by other visitors, specifically including (but not limited to):

(a) Posting anything upon this website without our express written consent;
(b) Altering, adapting, translating, modifying, decompiling, disassembling or reverse engineering the website;
(c) Using this website to send unsolicited promotional or advertising material, ‘spam’ or similar materials or any volume messages to any persons including ourselves; or
(d) Placing viruses upon this website or using it in the transmission of viruses.

If you are in breach of these conditions of use, we may at our option, suspend or block your access to this website and refuse to provide you with any further access to it.


You hereby agree to indemnify Fauna & Flora International, and/or the GTC, against any costs, claims, losses and damages (including legal fees) incurred by or awarded against Fauna & Flora International, and/or the GTC, as a result of your misuse of this website or your breach of these terms.

Because this website is provided to you free of charge and for information purposes only, neither Fauna & Flora International, nor the GTC, accepts any liability to you whether in contract, tort (including negligence), misrepresentation or otherwise, arising out of it in connection with this website, except in the case of personal injury or death caused by its negligence or for fraud or as required by law. Your sole remedy is to discontinue using this website.


These terms may be amended by us from time to time, so please periodically review these terms.

These terms and conditions and the content of this website are governed by English law whose courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction.

Information about you

When you visit certain areas of our website we may ask you for information about yourself. We may need to know your name, address, and email address to provide you with information or to reply to your queries. We will not collect any personal information about you without your consent, nor will we disclose information about you to any third party, including the other Partnership members, without your permission.


Fauna & Flora International, on behalf of The Global Trees Campaign, will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of information you give us. Any contractors, agents or representatives of Fauna & Flora International, any other members of The Global Trees Campaign or their contractors, agents or representatives, who are required to have access to information which you have given to us in the course of providing services to us or generally in the work of the GTC are required to keep that information confidential. If you have given us information about yourself and would like copies of that information, or if you would like us to correct any factual inaccuracies in that information, or if you would like that information deleted from our records, then please contact The Global Trees Campaign Projects Manager, Fauna & Flora International, Jupiter House, 4th Floor, Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2JD, United Kingdom, or e-mail us on Globaltrees@fauna-flora.org. We will supply, correct or delete information about you on our files as soon as practicable.

General Data Protection Regulation Statement

We recognise that a crucial element of the trust we hope to earn from our supporters, members of the public, or any other individuals who engage with us, comes from being open, honest and lawful in the way that we process personal data. We will only store your information if we have a lawful basis for doing so.

Below you can learn more about the different types of personal data that GTC collects, how and why we process that data, and who you can contact if you have any questions about the data we hold or the ways in which we process it. GTC will never use anyone’s personal details in any way that they would not reasonably expect.

As a member of Global Tree Specialist Group

With your permission, we will share your details on the Global Tree Specialist Group section of the Global Trees Campaign Website: http://globaltrees.org/iucn-ssc-global-tree-specialist-group/specialist-group-members/ including but not limited to your name, organisation, job role, photograph and email. This data is used to communicate with the Global Tree Specialist group and for the Group to keep in contact.

If you choose to share your details with us, then it will also be stored on BGCI’s internal servers in the UK. By using this website, you therefore consent to the potential transfer of your data outside of your country of residence. You can request a copy of the data we hold in relation to you at any time. If your information changes or you think the information we have is incorrect, please let us know. We will make the necessary amendments to our records. If you wish to withdraw your consent for us to hold your contact details for this purpose, please e-mail us at tom.beesley@fauna-flora.org at any time. We will only keep your data for as long as is necessary. We will delete your information as soon as there is no longer any legitimate reason to retain it.

As a donor to the GTC programme

Unless you request otherwise, donations made on the GTC website will be shared between FFI and BGCI, the two lead partners of the GTC. Website donations will be processed by Fauna and Flora International (FFI) in line with FFI’s privacy statement, with 50% of each donation sent onto BGCI.

Donations made directly to either FFI or BGCI for each organisation’s work on the GTC will be processed in line with FFI and BGCI’s privacy statements.

As a visitor to GTC’s website

Cookies and Google Analytics

Cookies are small text files that are automatically placed onto your device via the browser (e.g. Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome) that you use to access a website that you visit. When you first access our site, you should be asked for your consent to the use of cookies. If you do not consent, cookies will not be stored.

When you visit our website a cookie identifies and tracks your visit whilst collecting statistical information. Cookies tell us the pages that have been visited and collect information about many times certain pages have been visited.

You can choose to disable any Cookies already stored on your computer. Please be aware that disabling cookies may stop our website from functioning properly. You can opt out of Google Analytics tracking by following the guidance provided by Google, here.

Social Media

This website will also allow you to share pages with social networks such as Facebook, which you do at your own discretion. Although we will never share any personal information with third parties beyond what is strictly necessary in order to perform the service you have requested, we recommend that you familiarise yourself with the terms and conditions of any social media channels through which you choose to share a story (or engage in some other way with GTC) to ensure that you are happy with how they might combine the data they already hold on you with any interactions you have with us.

Contacting us

We are committed to protecting your personal information. If, however, you have a concern about how we have handled your data or about the contents of this Privacy Statement, please contact us on tom.beesley@fauna-flora.org and we will respond efficiently. If you are not satisfied with our response you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office with your concerns using: https://ico.org.uk/concerns/.

We may amend this Privacy Statement from time to time in order to reflect changes in the law, best practice or our internal procedures.

Last updated: 25.06.19