Root by Scotts Miracle-Gro Program Terms & Conditions

Scotts Miracle-Gro's Root Program offers invited customers ("Root Members") access to certain products listed on a dedicated website ("root.scottsmiraclegro.com") at no cost in order to encourage independent customer reviews on the company's websites, partner retailer websites, and other Scotts Miracle-Gro Company affiliated websites, to provide customer feedback to product suppliers, and to further publicize certain products ("Root products"). Your participation in Scotts Miracle-Gro Company's Root Program is subject to these terms and conditions (the "Terms and Conditions") and constitutes your acceptance to the Terms and Conditions. The Root Program is operated by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. Employees of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, its affiliates, or suppliers are not eligible to participate in the Root Program.

These Terms and Conditions incorporate Scotts Miracle-Gro’s Privacy Policy and the Customer Ratings and Review Service ("CRR Service") Terms and Conditions, and may be updated from time to time. All terms and conditions governing your use of Scotts Miracle-Gro Company's websites (the "Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Terms of Use") and the CRR Service also apply to all Root-related communications and to your participation in the Root Program, unless otherwise stated. To the extent of any conflict between these Terms and Conditions, the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company's Terms of Use, the CRR Service Terms and Conditions, and Scotts Miracle-Gro Company's Privacy Policy, these Terms and Conditions shall take precedence with respect to your participation in the Root Program.

Products provided to participants in the Root Program ("Root Products") may be provided by a third-party ("Supplier Products") or manufactured specifically by or on behalf of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company or its affiliates ("Scotts Miracle-Gro Products").

You acknowledge and agree that all Root Products are:

  • Promotional offers to you and are not sold to you, and
  • Provided to you on an "as is" basis. Scotts Miracle-Gro Company makes no product warranties to you, and accepts no responsibility for return, repair, refund or replacement. The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company will only deliver Root Products selected by you to the delivery address associated with your Root Member Account provided by you when signing up for the Root Program. Your ongoing right to participate in the Root Program and your eligibility to receive Root Products is at The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company's sole discretion.

In consideration of the opportunity to participate in the Root Program, you agree that you will:

  • Take all necessary steps to ensure that any non-public information made available to you in relation to any Root Products or the Root Program is kept confidential and use such information only for the purposes of your participation in the Root Program;
  • Personally write and submit independent and unbiased reviews of Root Products on company's website and not review any product where you have a conflict of interest due to any relationship you have with the product manufacturer or otherwise;
  • Not sell, exchange, return for money or give possession of any Root Product to any other person, or delegate to anyone else the opportunity to write or submit a Root product review
  • Not submit any reviews of a Root Product to any other online or offline channel that advertises or offers the Root Product for sale, unless you explicitly state in your review that "you received free product from the manufacturer".

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company's Privacy Policy also applies to your participation in the Root Program and describes our practices regarding collection and use of personal information, including potentially sharing your name and mailing address with supplier for the purposes of shipping Root Products to you.

Revisions and Continued Use

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company reserves the right to amend any of these Terms and Conditions, including the policies, guidelines, or other information on root.scottsmiraclegro.com at any time and at The Scotts miracle-Gro Company's sole discretion. Any changes are effective upon posting a change notice or new terms and conditions on root.scottsmiraclegro.com or on your Root Member Account page. You are responsible for reviewing the new terms and conditions and any applicable changes or notices. YOUR CONTINUED PARTICIPATION IN THE SCOTTS MIRACLE-GRO COMPANY'S ROOT PROGRAM AFTER THE POSTING OF ANY CHANGES CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF SUCH CHANGES. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ANY CHANGES TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MUST DISCONTINUE PARTICIPATING THE SCOTTS MIRACLE-GRO COMPANY'S ROOT PROGRAM AND IMMEDIATELY NOTIFY THE SCOTTS MIRACLE-GRO COMPANY OF THIS BY EMAIL: root@scotts.com.