Disclaimer and Privacy Policy

Terms of Service

These terms of service are for all use and content of growingwildroots.com / Growing Wild Roots. Please feel free to contact me. All content posted here is mine (belonging to and created by Kris M.) unless otherwise specified. Please do not share without providing attribution in the form of a link to the original post. This site treats its audience with respect, and expects respect in return. I use my own photos where possible. At times I will use photos that I believe to be stock photos or photos from creative commons that are free for commercial use. I will always include attribution where required. Please reach me if you believe I have used your photo in error. Posts are written from my personal experience and research. Any information on this website should be viewed with discretion as being for entertainment purposes only. I welcome responses to my posts. Please do contact me if you see anything inaccurate and I’ll be sure to fix it as soon as possible. However, please use common sense when implementing any suggestions or looking to replicate something that I have posted about. This is particularly true of medical information. Please contact a professional before attempting anything that is beyond your skill level or before implementing any health suggestions that may be posted or implied on this website. Any information collected on this blog will never be sold or used for any spammy behavior. At the time of writing  collected email addresses will receive a monthly email for weeks when there is a new post at Growing Wild Roots. Subscribers are free to unsubscribe at any time and will, at that time, receive no further contact from me. Growing Wild Roots or it’s owner/content creators cannot be held responsible for promises or information as presented by sponsors and advertisers. I will do my best to feature only content that we can be proud to put on this site, but any fulfillment of promises by a third party is out of the control of Growing Wild Roots. A link on Growing Wild Roots does not indicate a endorsement. Please utilize usual precautions when visiting sites as linked from Growing Wild Roots. Guest posts or content created by another creator that is shared on Growing Wild Roots is not necessarily endorsed by this website. Each creator is responsible for the information in his/her own content. Under no circumstances can Growing Wild Roots, its owner, or its writer be held lawfully responsible for the information presented. On occasion I will post affiliate links on Growing Wild Roots. If you make a purchase through these links I will receive a small sum, but it will not affect the price that you pay. This income helps me fund my blogging hobby. However, I will never promote or encourage the purchase of any product that I do not feel fits the focus, atmosphere, or mission of Growing Wild Roots. Growing Wild Roots is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. Growing Wild Roots also cannot be held responsible for any information presented in the comments section. I do retain the right to delete, unapprove, or otherwise remove any comments that I deem inappropriate containing defamatory, obscene, or harmful content at my own discretion. Thank you so much for visiting Growing Wild Roots! I’m always excited to engage with my audience. I hope you find my posts helpful, informational, and enjoyable.

Privacy Policy

Our website address is: https://www.growingwildroots.com.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your supplied name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser. When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed. If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where your data is sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
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