Terms of use

Data use conditions

The data contained in the Millennium Seed Bank Partnership (MSBP) Data Warehouse is available to registered members of the MSBP Data Warehouse User Group. It is our intention to make seed collection information resources freely available for the seed conservation and research community.

You may make copies, including electronic copies, of the data held within this database provided that it is for your own personal use or for use within your organisation. If you use the data in published works then please use the attribution: "Data sourced via Millennium Seed Bank Partnership Data Warehouse".

Following a search, summary details can be downloaded directly from this website for up to 1000 records. If you wish to download a larger dataset or make use of the data in other ways then please contact the MSBP Data Warehouse administrator .

While every effort has been taken to ensure that the information held in the database is reliable, RBG Kew is not responsible for any errors or omissions in the data or any damages arising from the use of the data.

MSBP Data Warehouse Data Privacy Notice

Kew uses your personal data to provide you with access to the MSBP Data Warehouse database. We are processing your personal data to fulfil our task in the public interest. If you do not provide your personal data, we may not be able to provide you with a service.

Your information will be used by the Data Warehouse administration team and we will not share your personal data further. Your data will be kept within the United Kingdom, European Union or European Economic Area. We will retain your data until you notify us that you no longer require access to the database and then will be securely destroyed.

If you have any concerns with how your data is being used, you can contact the Data Warehouse administration team by email at MSBP Data Warehouse administrator , or our Information Governance Manager and Data Protection Officer by email at . Further information about your rights is available on our data privacy policy pages or from the Information Commissioner's Officer