1 – Put Your Safety First!
Use our website at your own risk. ALWAYS use caution when agreeing to meet anyone. Be aware that any information you post to this website is publicly available. Do not post or give out any personally identifying information on this site. It may be a good idea to only meet strangers in well-lit, populated public places. If you suspect anyone of posing a danger, please report them immediately on our contact page so that we may block them. If any incidents occur notify local law enforcement authorities immediately.
2 – Plant Safety:
Always check any newly acquired plants for possible parasites or disease. Do not give away any plants you suspect may be infested with any type of pest or disease. You agree that “No person shall sell, barter, offer for sale, or move, transport, deliver, ship, or offer for shipment, into or within this state any living insects in any state of their development, or noxious weeds, living fungi, bacteria, nematodes, viruses or other living plant parasitic organisms”.
3 – Plant Regulations:
This website is intended to facilitate the exchange of plants in a manner conforming to all applicable local laws. You may not use our website to exchange any illegal plants or plants whose derived products or usage may be against any local laws. For additional regulations check http://nationalplantboard.org/laws-and-regulations/
4 – Asian Longhorned Beetle:
Do NOT transport possible carrier material out of established quarantine zones. As of May 2016 this means that you are not allowed to move wood from certain trees out of Queens and Brooklyn. Check http://www.nycgovparks.org/trees/beetle-alert for updates.
5 – Conduct:
You agree not to use offensive language on our website or when interacting with other members in matters relating to NYC Plant Exchange. You agree not to misrepresent any information. NYC Plant exchange may block the IP’s of any users violating any of our terms. You agree not to attempt to circumvent any such measures.
6 – Liability:
You must be at least 18 years of age or older to use this site. NYC Plant Swap is not responsible for any losses or damages incurred by using our site. We will do our best to ensure accuracy, but make no guarantees as to any of the information posted on the website. By using this site, you agree not to bring any legal action against any of the creators or moderators of this site.
7 – Disclaimer:
Nothing in these terms shall waive rights or responsibilities that cannot be waived by law.