Terms of Service

By Georgette Kilgore | Updated on April 19, 2021

The following terms govern the use of 8 Billion Trees website and social media accounts, as well as any other related contract or lawful relationship with 8 Billion Trees, and users are encouraged to read each section carefully.

What You Should Know:

These terms do not constitute a relationship of employment, work, or partnership with 8 Billion Trees or between contract parties.

By using this website, 8 Billion Trees’ assumes that you have agreed to these terms of service in full. Do not continue to use 8 Billion Trees website if you do not accept all of the terms of service stated on this page.

These words apply to 8 Billion Trees’ Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Disclaimer, as well as and any or all other Agreements. “You,” “your,” and “client” refer to the person using this website and accepting 8 Billion Trees’ terms of service. “The Company,” “Ourselves,” “We,” “Our” and “Us” refers to 8 Billion Trees.  

The term 8 Billion Trees also refers to this website, including subdomains and any other website 8 Billion Trees uses to make its services available, as well as applications for mobile and other smart device systems, the Application Program Interfaces (API), sales, the website service and any documentation, applications, content files, source code, scripts, instruction sets or software included as part of the website.

The right of withdrawal applies to European user and customers, and is governed by the laws of countries covered by the EU’s right of withdrawal. To learn more about users’ right of withdraw, see information provided by the European Commission. 8 Billion Trees complies and agrees to comply with all applicable laws outlined in the Consumer Rights Directive for EU users. Provisions are stated here.

Some provisions contained in these in Terms of Service may only apply to certain users designated consumers, but provisions may apply to all, depending on classifications deemed by 8 Billion Trees.

Usage Terms

By using 8 Billion Trees, users accept the following requirements:

Account Registration

To use 8 Billion Trees’ services, no account registration is required. We are happy to spread the word about our carbon offsets programs and tree planting initiatives without requiring an account.

Content on 8 Billion Trees

Unless otherwise indicated, all content, images, and digital media that appears on the site is owned solely by 8 Billion Trees and protected under current copyright laws. 8 Billion Trees does everything possible to prevent infringement. If however, it occurs unintentionally, users are asked to report it immediately for correction.

8 Billion Trees reserves all rights. All intellectual rights are reserved for all content, and users may not access or use content without expressed written permission, or in any way that is not implicit.

In particular, but not limited to, the copying, downloading, sharing (beyond what is allowed in these terms), modification, translation, transformation, production, transmission, sale, licensing, editing, transferring or assigning to third parties, or creation of derivative works from any of the content on 8 Billion Trees.

All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may view and/or print pages from 8billiontrees.com/ for your own personal use subject to restrictions set in these terms of service.

You must not:

  1. Republish material from 8billiontrees.com
  2. Sell, rent or sub-license material from 8billiontrees.com
  3. Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from 8billiontrees.com
  4. Redistribute content from 8 Billion Trees (unless content is specifically made for redistribution).

Content Provided by Users, Reviews, Reports

8 Billion Trees loves to share content provided by users and partners. Users agree to submit only original, personally owned content, and are able to prove ownership. Users also agree that any content provided to 8 Billion Trees transfers the non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, post and process the content by 8 Billion Trees. To the extent allowed by law, users waive rights to content provided, and acknowledge and agree that it is subject to the same provisions as all other content on 8 Billion Trees.

8 Billion Trees retains the right to reject any content deemed unacceptable, unusable or otherwise unneeded. The user retains the right to request content provided be removed from the site.

Access to External Resources

On 8 Billion Trees, links to external resources are available, but we have no control over those resources, and are not responsible for their content or accessibility.

Acceptable Use Agreement

8 Billion Trees and its website and platform accounts are authorized for use within the scope of normal use, and what is detailed in these terms, under applicable laws.

8 Billion Trees reserves the right to take appropriate actions, including notification to legal authorities, against users who violate these terms, or who are deemed to have:

  • Violated laws, Regulations, or Terms
  • Infringed on Third Party Use
  • Damaged 8 Billion Trees Interests

User Comments

  1. This Agreement shall begin on the date hereof.
  2. Users may comment on some parts of the website. 8 Billion Trees is not be responsible or liable for the Comments made, they don’t reflect the opinions of 8 Billion Trees, nor are we liable for any damages, real or imagined, produced by them.
  3. 8 Billion Trees reserves the right to monitor all Comments and to remove any Comments which it considers in its absolute discretion to be inappropriate, offensive or otherwise in breach of these Terms of Service.
  4. You agree:  
  1. You are able to legally post comments on 8 Billion Trees’ website.
  2. Your comments won’t violate the rights of others, including copyright and other illegal infringements.
  3. You will not make comments that are libelous, indecent or otherwise unlawful, or that violate the privacy of others.
  4. Your comments aren’t solicitations, or advocating illegal behavior or activity.
  5. You grant to 8 Billion Trees a non-exclusive royalty-free license to use, reproduce, edit your comments.

Hyperlinking to Our Content

The following organizations may link to our Web site without prior written approval, Government agencies, Search engines, News organizations.

These organizations may link to our pages and Web site information so long as the link is not misleading, doesn’t falsely imply endorsement or approval.

If you are not listed in the three approved source, you can contact us for link approval by sending an e-mail to [email protected]. Please include your name, your organization name, contact information (such as a phone number and/or e-mail address) as well as the URL of your site for reference.

No use of 8 Billion Trees logo or other artwork is allowed.

Iframes

Users may not create frames around our Web pages or use other techniques to modify the appearance of our Web site.

Content Liability

No links to 8 Billion Trees may be placed on content or websites that include illegal, obscene, or offensive materials. 8 Billion Trees is not liable for such links.

Reservation of Rights

8 Billion Trees may request the removal all links or any particular link to our Web site, and you agree to immediately remove them upon request. By linking to 8 Billion Trees’ Web site, you agree to comply with these linking terms of service.

Removal of Links From Our Website

8 Billion Trees agrees to consider the removal of any link on our website, upon request. We do not certify that all information is always correct, complete or accurate. 8 Billion Trees continually works to make sure all information is accurate and correct and updated.

Disclaimer

To the maximum extent permitted by law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website. Nothing in this disclaimer will:

  1. Prevent liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
  2. Prevent liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
  3. Reduce any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or

Terms and Conditions of Sale

All of the following terms refer to the purpose of meeting your needs in respect of provision of 8 Billion Trees’ stated services/products, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing law of United States.

Paid Products accessed on 8 Billion Trees are provided on the basis of payment, and the fees and conditions applicable to the purchase are outlined here:

Product Description

8 Billion Trees eco-products are presented with the greatest accuracy technically possible, but representation (including, as the case may be, graphic material, images, colors, sounds) is for reference only and implies no warranty concerning the characteristics of a purchased product, that is conducted during the purchasing process.

Choosing to submit an order constitutes a contract to purchase. Upon submission, Users will receive a receipt confirmation at the email provided.

Payments

All payments are independently processed through third-party Shopify. If payment fails or is refused by the payment service provider, 8 Billion Trees is not under any obligation to fulfill the order.

8 Billion Trees is dedicated to offsetting carbon through tree planting. Therefore, if you cancel your tree planting order or subscription, 8 Billion Trees will still plant the number of trees you ordered, after processing your refund.

Subscriptions

Tree planting and carbon offset subscriptions allow Users to receive a Product continuously or regularly over a specific period of time. The monthly fees are generated from the date of original purchase.

Open-ended subscriptions may be cancelled at any time by contacting 8 Billion Trees at [email protected]

Liability

The User agrees to indemnify and hold the Owner and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, co-branders, partners and employees blameless concerning factors impacting the use of the site.  

Disclaimer of Warranties

8 Billion Trees is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, only. Use 8 Billion Trees at your own risk. Any advice or information obtained by a user from 8 Billion Trees is not guaranteed to be accurate, reliable or correct, or that the site will meet Users’ requirements, including functioning at a time or location, free of defects or errors, without viruses or harmful components. All downloads are performed at the users own risk.

8 Billion Trees does not endorse, guarantee, or have responsibility for any product or service by a third party, or any hyperlinked site. We will not monitor or be involved in any contact between the user and a third party.

Governing Law

These Terms are governed by the law of the place where 8 Billion Trees is located.