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This site has been designed with your privacy, security and convenience in mind. We will not rent or sell your name or personal information to any third party.

At Nature Holds the Key we are committed to safeguarding and preserving the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy explains what happens to any personal data that you provide to us or that we collect from you whilst you visit our site.

We may review and edit this statement from time to time. If we make any substantial changes we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our web pages.

Information We Collect

In general, you can visit natureholdsthekey.com without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself.

In running and maintaining our website we may collect and process the following data about you:

  1. Information about your use of our site including details of your visits such as pages viewed and the resources that you access. Such information includes traffic data, location data and other communication data.
  2. Information provided voluntarily by you. For example, when you register for information or make a purchase.
  3. Information that you provide when you communicate with us by any means.

Use of Cookies

We continually seek to improve what is available on our website and in our digital communications to make them more effective. To help us achieve this, we collect information about how our website and communications are used. To do this, we may use cookies, pixels, web beacons, server logs and analytics software. A cookie is a small parcel of text sent between a web browser and a website. Where used, cookies are downloaded to your computer and stored on the hard drive.

This information is aggregated and does not identify individuals. It may include IP addresses, referring and destination websites, browsing patterns, browser type, operating system, and search terms.

You can adjust the settings in your browser to decline any cookies if you wish.

Our advertisers may also use cookies over which we have no control. Such cookies may be downloaded when you click on advertisements on our website.

Use of Your Information

We use the information that we collect from you to provide our services to you. In addition to this we may use the information for one or more of the following purposes:

  1. To provide information to you that you request from us relating to our products or services.
  2. To provide information to you relating to other products that may be of interest to you. Such additional information will only be provided where you have consented to receive such information.
  3. To inform you of any changes to our website, services or goods and products.

If you have entered personal information including your e-mail address, we may occasionally update you via e-mail with newsletters and messages of special opportunities. If you would rather not be alerted to such opportunities, you have the ability to opt out by editing your account details or unsubscribing upon receipt of the e-mail.

Storing Your Personal Data

In operating our website it may become necessary to transfer data that we collect from you to locations outside of the European Union for processing and storing. By providing your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We do our utmost to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data is treated and stored securely.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. So, whilst Nature Holds the Key will do its best to protect your personal data, we cannot ensure the security of data transmitted by you to the Site. Any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information we will use security procedures and features to prevent unauthorised access to it.

Disclosing Your Information

We will not disclose your personal information to any other party other than in accordance with this Privacy Policy and where we are required to do so by law, or by rules to which we are subject such as for the purposes of fraud protection.

Third Party Links

On occasion we include links to third parties on this website. Where we provide a link it does not mean that we endorse or approve that site’s policy towards visitor privacy. You should review their privacy policy before sending them any personal data.

Access to Information

In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 you have the right to access any information that we hold relating to you. Please note that we reserve the right to charge a fee of £10 to cover costs incurred by us in providing you with the information.


Nature Holds the Key aims to provide information that is accessible to all user groups. The following features aim to enhance navigation for users of screen readers, keyboard navigation and users of text-only browsers.

Structured and semantic HTML

This Site’s HTML is semantically correct, using HTML elements for their given purpose in order to have semantic meaning for a wide range of user agents.


All content images used in this site include descriptive alt attributes. Purely decorative graphics include empty alt attributes.

Font sizes

You may change the font size of this document to your preference through your browser.

Style sheets

This site uses Cascading Style Sheets for visual layout. If your browser or browsing device does not support stylesheets, the use of structured semantic markup ensures that the content of each page is still readable and clearly structured.


All forms follow a logical Tab sequence.

Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions apply whenever you access the Site, on whatever device.You may access the Site in several ways, including but not limited to the World Wide Web, PDA, mobile phone and RSS feeds. By using the Site you are deemed to have accepted these conditions.

Website Access

1.1 It is not necessary to register with us in order to use most parts of this Website.

Use of Website

1.2 This Website may be used for your own private purposes and in accordance with these terms of use.

1.3 You may print and download material from this Website provided that you do not modify or reproduce any content without our prior written consent.

Site Uptime

1.4 All reasonable measures are taken by us to ensure that this Website is operational at all times. However, occasionally technical issues may result in some downtime and accordingly we will not be liable if this website is unavailable at any time.

1.5 Where possible we always try to give advance warning of maintenance issues that may result in Website downtime but we shall not be obliged to provide such notice.

Rights Clearances

1.6 The copyright, and other rights, in some of the material appearing on the Site may belong to a third party. It is your responsibility to obtain any licences or permissions that may be required to use such material and you agree to pay any costs or expenses incurred by Nature Holds the Key which arise as a result of your failure to obtain such licences and permissions.

Visitor-provided Material

1.7 We accept no liability in respect of any material submitted by users and published by us and we are not responsible for its content and accuracy. Any material that a visitor to this Website sends or posts to this Website shall be considered non-proprietary and non-confidential. We shall be entitled to copy, disclose, distribute or use for such other purpose as we deem appropriate all material provided to us, with the exception of personal information, the use of which is covered under our Privacy Policy.

1.8 When using this website you shall not post or send to or from this Website any material:

(a) for which you have not obtained all necessary consents;

(b) that is discriminatory, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, liable to incite racial hatred, in breach of confidentiality or privacy, which may cause annoyance or inconvenience to others, which encourages or constitutes conduct that would be deemed a criminal offence, which may give rise to a civil liability, or otherwise is contrary to the law in the United Kingdom;

(c) which is harmful in nature including, and without limitation, computer viruses, Trojan horses, corrupted data, or other potentially harmful software or data.

1.9 We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requiring us to disclose the identity or other details of any person posting material to this website in breach of Paragraph 1.7.

Links to and from Other Websites

1.10 Nature Holds the Key and Donald McLeman are participants in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk and other Amazon sites including Amazon.com, Amazon.ca, Amazon.cn, Amazon.fr, Amazon.de, Amazon.it, Amazon.co.jp and Amazon.es. Throughout this Website you may find links to Amazon and other third party websites. The provision of a link to such a website does not mean that we endorse that website. If you visit any website via a link on this Website you do so at your own risk. Please also see the Disclosure page.

for further information about affiliate links.

1.11 Any party wishing to link to this website is entitled to do so provided that the conditions below are observed:

(a) you do not seek to imply that we are endorsing the services or products of another party unless this has been agreed with us in writing;

(b) you do not misrepresent your relationship with this website; and

(c) the website from which you link to this Website does not contain offensive or otherwise controversial content or, content that infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of a third party.

1.12 By linking to this Website in breach of clause 5.2 you shall indemnify us for any loss or damage suffered to this Website as a result of such linking.


1.13 Whilst we do take all reasonable steps to make sure that the information on this website is up to date and accurate at all times we do not guarantee that all material is accurate and, or up to date.

1.14 All material contained on this Website is provided without any warranty of any kind. You use the material on this Website at your own discretion.

Exclusion of Liability

1.15 We do not accept liability for any loss or damage that you suffer as a result of using this Website.

1.16 Nothing in these Terms of Use shall exclude or limit liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence which cannot be excluded or under the law of the United Kingdom.

1.17 Cookies in use

Cookie Purpose

Google Analytics


This Cookie is placed by Google. It enables Nature Holds the Key to learn information about our users use of the web site such as the time of visit, the pages viewed, whether the user has visited before and the web site visited prior to visiting Nature Holds the Key.

To opt-out please visit : https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Google Analytics


This Cookie is placed by Google Analytics. It is used to count and track pageviews.

Google Analytics


This Cookie is placed by Google Analytics. It is used to compile data on traffic and volume of visits.

Facebook Pixel


This Cookie is placed by Facebook. It enables Nature Holds the Key to measure, optimise and build audiences for advertising campaigns served on Facebook. In particular it enables Nature Holds the Key to see how our users move between devices when accessing the web site and Facebook, to ensure that our Facebook advertising is seen by our users most likely to be interested in such advertising by analysing which content a user has viewed and interacted with on the web site.

To opt-out please visit: https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences



This Cookie is placed by Facebook. It is used to personalise content and deliver advertising on Facebook or a platform powered by Facebook after the user leaves this site.

Cookie Banner


This Cookie is placed by Nature Holds the Key. It is used to record when a user of the web site has viewed the Cookie notice to prevent it re-appearing on return visits.



This Cookie is placed by the online payment gateway Stripe. It measures web traffic for fraud prevention.



This Cookie is placed by the online payment gateway Stripe. It is used to enable payment without storing the information on the server.



This Cookie is placed by Mailchimp. It is used to identify which page a user visits first.



This Cookie is placed by Jetpack on sites using Woocommerce. It is used to store a unique user ID.



This Cookie is placed by Jetpack on sites using Woocommerce. This is a referral cookie used for analysing referral behaviour for Jetpack.



This Cookie is placed by Jetpack on sites using Woocommerce. This is a referral cookie used for analysing referral behaviour for Jetpack.



This Cookie is placed by Woocommerce. It is used to store items in the shopping basket.



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This Cookie is placed by Siteground. This is used for certain content to bypass our cache.

Law and Jurisdiction

These terms of use are governed by Scots Law. Any dispute arising in connection with these terms of use shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Scotland.

Our Details

Our business name is: Nature Holds the Key
Our business address is: 10 Margaret Street, Avoch, Ross-shire, IV9 8PX.
Our contact details are: Donald McLeman, 10 Margaret Street, Avoch, Ross-shire, IV9 8PX.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding this statement, have any concerns about our accessibility, or believe that we are not adhering to our privacy commitments or terms and conditions, please contact donald@natureholdsthekey.com.

Please also see the Disclosure page.

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