Cargill Ag Marketing Services' Commitment To Privacy
Welcome to MyPMM.com (this "Site"). Cargill Ag Marketing Services ("Cargill Ag Marketing Services," "we," "us" and "our") provides this Site as a service to you.
Public Areas and Password-Protected Areas
Agreements Governing Your Use of Password-Protected Areas of This Site
What Personal Information Do We Collect Through This Site?
Information You Provide. We collect the personal information you knowingly and voluntarily provide (about yourself and others) when you use this Site. The information we collect depends on how you use our Sites. For example, if you communicate with us using the "Contact Us" feature, we collect the information you provide when you complete the "Contact Us" form. If you provide production information when you use the Service, we will add that information to your account information.
Information Provided by Others. From time to time, we may supplement the information you give us with information from third parties. For example, we may supplement your profile with demographic information that is supplied to us for each zip code in our database.
Information We Collect Through Other Channels. We may supplement the information you give us with information we collect through other channels. This is especially true if you are an Authorized User of the Service. For example, an account owner may register to use the Service and designate Authorized Users using a paper registration form. The information on that form will be added to the database that supports the online Service.
Information Sent to Us by Your Web Browser. We collect information that is sent to us automatically by your Web browser. This information typically includes the IP address of your Internet service provider, the name and version of your operating system, the name and version of your browser, the date and time of your visit, and the pages you visit. Please check your browser if you want to learn what information your browser sends or how to change your settings.
This information does not identify you personally. Generally, we analyze this information to improve our Site and make it more compatible with the technology used by our visitors. Generally, we do not link the information sent by your browser to information that identifies you personally. We do, however, review our server logs – which contain visitors' IP addresses – for security purposes, such as detecting intrusions into our network. If we suspect criminal activity, we may share our server logs with the appropriate investigative authorities who could use that information to trace and identify individuals.
Cookies and Similar Technologies. We use "cookies" and other Web technologies to collect information and support certain features of this Site. For example, we use these technologies to
- collect information about the ways visitors use this Site ? which pages they visit, which links they use, and how long they stay on each page;
- support the features and functionality of this Site – for example, to save you the trouble of reentering information already in our database or to prompt the settings you established on previous visits to this Site;
- personalize your experience when you use this Site.
Generally, the information we collect using these Web technologies does not identify
you personally. If, however, you have created a user identity, for example, by signing
up to use the Service, we may link this information we collect using Web technologies
to other information that identifies you personally.
If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may set your browser to reject cookies or to alert you when a cookie is placed on your computer. You may also delete our cookies as soon as you leave this Site. Although you are not required to accept our cookies when you visit this Site, if you set your browser to reject cookies, you will not be able to use all of the features and functionality of this Site.
How Does Cargill Ag Marketing Services Use Your Personal Information?
Generally. We use the personal information we collect through this Site
- to provide the products, information and services you request;
- for security, credit or fraud prevention purposes;
- to provide you with effective customer service;
- to provide you with a personalized experience when you use this Site;
- to display personalized advertising when you visit this Site;
- to contact you with special offers and other information we believe will be of interest to you;
- to contact you with information and notices related to your use of our Site;
- to invite you to participate in surveys and provide feedback to us;
- to better understand your needs and interests;
- to improve the content, functionality and usability of our websites;
- to improve our products and services;
- to improve our marketing and promotional efforts; and
- for any other purpose identified in an applicable Privacy Notice or other agreement between you and us.
Production Information. If you provide production information to us, we use that information to derive charts and graphs showing how much you have sold and delivered to us and any remaining balances. We may also strip your production information of any information that identifies you personally and combine it with production information provided by other account owners to generate statistics and reports.
To Whom Do We Disclose Personal Information?
We may share the personal information we collect through our Sites as described below:
Our Service Providers. We share personal information with companies and organizations that perform services on our behalf, for example, companies that provide website support services to us. Our service providers are required by contract to protect the confidentiality and security of the personal information we share with them and to use it only to provide services on our behalf.
As Described in a Privacy Notice. We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as described in any Privacy Notice posted on the Web page where you provide that information. By providing your personal information on that Web page you will be consenting to the disclosure of your personal information as described in that Privacy Notice.
As Described in a Click-Through Agreement. If you enter personal information on a password-protected area of our Site, we may disclose personal information as described in the agreement governing your use of the password-protected area.
What Choices Do You Have?
We respect your right to make choices about the ways we collect, use and disclose your personal information. In most cases, we will ask you to indicate your choices at the time we collect your personal information. We will also include an "opt-out" link in any promotional email we send you so that you can inform us that you do not wish to receive promotional email from us in the future. If you are an Authorized User of the Service, you may update some of your privacy choices by changing the settings on your profile page.
How Can You Update or Correct Your Personal Information?
If you are an Authorized User of the Service, you may update certain personal information online using the features and functionality of the Service. In some cases, however, you may need our help. For example, you may review certain account information, such as who may have access to your account, on your profile page, but you must contact us to change that information. Generally, you should contact your local Cargill Ag Marketing Services office for assistance, but you may also contact us via email at email@example.com. When you update your account settings, we usually keep a copy of the prior version for our records.
SSL Protection. When you log in to use password-protected areas of this Site, we require that a secure connection between your computer and our server be established. We use an encryption technology called Secure Socket Layers (SSL). A secure connection is maintained until you leave the secure area of the Site. Although we use SSL encryption to safeguard the confidentiality of personal information as it travels over the Internet, "perfect security" does not exist on the Internet and we cannot guarantee the safety of transmitting personal information over the Internet.
Password Protection. Certain areas of this Site are password-protected. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your passwords. We have the right to assume that anyone accessing this Site using a password assigned to you has the right to do so. You will be solely responsible for the activities of anyone accessing this Site using a password assigned to you, even if the individual is not, in fact authorized by you. If you have reason to believe that your password has been compromised or used without authorization, you must promptly change it using the functionality provided on this Site.
This Site is not directed at children under the age of 13, and we do not use this Site to knowingly solicit personal information from or market to children under the age of 13. If we learn that someone under 13 has provided personally identifiable information through this Site, we will use reasonable efforts to remove that information from our databases.
Questions About Our Privacy Practices
- Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and write "Privacy" in the subject line
- Write to us at
P.O. Box 9300, MS 19
Wayzata, MN 55440-9300