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BORING BUT ESSENTIAL... TERMS OF USE AND PRIVACY is a site owned and operated by Mermonkey Design, based in the UK. Please read these terms and conditions before using the website (“The Website”). By accessing or using The Website you agree to the terms and conditions.


  • Competitions are open to residents of the United Kingdom except employees of Now on Earth and their close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with the organisation or judging of the competition.
  • There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter the competition.
  • By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  • Competitions are run via a sign up form on the website, and promoted across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  • Only one entry will be accepted per person. 
  • By entering this competition you agree to join our mailing list, from which you can unsubscribe at any time.
  • Closing date for entry will be 25th November 2021. After this date the no further entries to the competition will be permitted.
  • No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.

The rules of the competition and how to enter are as follows:

  • The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.
  • The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.
  • The prize is a copy of Island Bagging England and Wales by Lisa Drewe, prize kindly supplied by Vertebrate Publishing.
  • The prize is as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered.The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.
  • Winners will be chosen at random, from all entries received and verified by Promoter and or its agents.
  • The winner will be notified by email within 14 days of the closing date. If the winner cannot be contacted or do not claim the prize within 14 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.
  • The promoter will notify the winner when and where the prize can be collected / is delivered.
  • The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  • The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.
  • The winner agrees to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity material, as well as their entry. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.
  • Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.
  • This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Network. You are providing your information to Now on Earth, and not to any other party. The information provided will be used in conjunction with the following Privacy Policy.

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Your personal data will be used to provide the information or services offered through our website to you.

Email newsletter

  • If you sign up to our newsletter we may use your email address to send you updates and marketing, plus information about products or services.
  • You can opt out of these at any point and you can ask for personal data to stop being recorded at any time.
  • You can request or update your personal information at any time.
  • We use Mailchimp to process our email.

Privacy Policy for Now on Earth Grant Program

At the Now on Earth Youth Adventure Grant program, we understand the importance of protecting your personal information. This part of the privacy policy explains how we collect, use, and share your personal information in connection with our grant application process.

What Information Do We Collect?

When you apply for a grant with Now on Earth Grant Program, we collect personal information such as your name, contact information, and information related to your application and the grant proposal. We may also collect information related to your education and employment history, as well as any other information that you choose to provide to us.

How Do We Use Your Information?

We use the information that we collect in connection with the grant application process to evaluate your application and to communicate with you regarding your application. We may also use your information for research purposes to improve our grant program.

Do We Share Your Information?

We may share your personal information with our board members, advisors, and grant reviewers as necessary for the evaluation of your grant application. We may also share your information with third-party service providers that assist us with the grant application process.

How Do We Protect Your Information?

We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We implement a variety of security measures, including physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards, to protect your information.

Your Rights

You have the right to access, correct, and delete your personal information that we collect. You may also have the right to object to certain processing activities or to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information. To exercise these rights, please contact us using the contact information provided below.

Updates to this Privacy Policy

We may update this privacy policy from time to time. The updated policy will be posted on our website with the updated date. Your continued use of our website and services after the posting of the updated policy will constitute your acceptance of the updated policy.

Cookies & monitoring
A cookie is a small text file that we store on your device. Our website uses cookies to distinguish from other users of you website. Cookies also provide us with information about how this website is used so we can keep it as up to date, relevant and error-free as possible.

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient

Cookie types:

  • Strictly necessary cookies – These are cookies that are essential to the operation of our website.
  • Analytical/performance cookie – These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our website and their behaviour on the website.
  • Functionality cookies – These cookies are used to recognise you when you return to our website.
  • Targeting cookies – These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed.
  • Marketing cookies – Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

We may monitor traffic to our site and collect the following information:

  • The IP address of the computer.
  • The referring website from which you have got to our website from.

The reasons for this are:

  • To make ongoing improvements to our website based on this data.
  • To see our most popular sources of business.

Turning cookies off

If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer or stop future cookies you can find information on how to do that at

Removing and disabling cookies

If you do not wish to accept cookies on to your machine you can disable them by adjusting the settings on your browser. However, this will affect the functionality of the websites you visit. For more help on how to disable your cookies or delete them visit

Disclosure of personal data

We will never sell your information to a third party. We may disclose your personal data:

  • If we sell our business.
  • To agents and service providers.
  • In cases where we are required by law to pass on information or if we believe action is necessary for fraud, cyber crime or to protect the website, rights, personal safety of person/s.

We may also disclose aggregate statistics about visitors to our website (customers and sales) in order to describe our services to prospective partners (advertisers, sponsors) and other reputable third parties and for other lawful purposes, but these statistics will include no personally identifiable information.

If you are concerned about your data, you have the right to request access to personal data which may hold or process about you.

Third party links
The Website may contain links and other pointers to third party websites. We have no control over the content of these websites and are therefore not responsible for the content of any linked website. The hyperlinks are for your convenience only and do not indicate, expressly or implicitly, any endorsement, sponsorship or approval by us of a linked website or the products or services offered there. You visit Linked Websites at your own risk.

Affiliate Links

This website contains “affiliate links,” wherein we receive a small commission if you make a purchase using the link. We only endorse or link to products and services that we genuinely think are really good and recommend.

By using The Website, you agree to indemnify us from and against all actions, claims, suits, demands, damages, liabilities, costs or expenses arising out of or in any way connected to the use of The Website by you.

We reserve the right to modify or replace these terms at any time.

All rights reserved. Do not reproduce material from this website without written permission to do so.

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