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Privacy Policy

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

We welcome you to visit our website. As with any other servers, if you do nothing during your visit but just browse through the website, read pages, or download information, our server will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store the following information about your visit:

  1. The Internet domain (for example, "" if you use a private Internet access account, or "" if you connect from a school's domain) and IP address (the number automatically assigned to your computer whenever you surf the Web) from which you access our website;
  2. The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
  3. The date and time you access our site; and
  4. The pages you visit.
We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors - to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors are using. We do not track or record information about individuals.

If You Send Us Personal Information

If you choose to provide us with personal information, as in an e-mail to our webmaster or someone specific in our team or by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through our website, we shall use that information to respond to your message and to help us locate for you the information you have requested. We may even keep such information for future contacts with you in relation to subjects concerning Hong Kong flora and vegetation. For those of you who contribute to our programme or participate in our various exercises and projects, we may choose to list your name or load your contribution on our website. The objective is to give you due credits for your contribution and to allow other visitors to benefit from your contribution. We would not share with any other persons or third parties your correspondence address and other personal information you give us, unless required by law. We do not collect information for commercial marketing.

Links to Other Sites

Our website has selected links to other websites that we consider useful to our visitors. Once you access another site through a link provided by our site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.

Content Accuracy, Completeness, and Usability

We make every effort to provide and maintain accurate, complete, usable, and timely information on our web pages. However, we shall not be held responsible for any errors or negligence made on our web pages. Conclusions drawn from, or actions undertaken on the basis of, such data and information are the sole responsibility of the user. We shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in our website.

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