IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH HEREIN DO NOT USE THESE IPI SERVICES.
At the International Potash Institute (“IPI”), we recognize that privacy is important. This Policy applies to all of the software, services, information, tools, features and functionality located on the Site/s and App/s offered by IPI (collectively, the “Services”) and covers how personal and other information that IPI collects and receives, including information related to use of the Services, is treated.
If you have any questions about this Policy, please feel free to contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information We Collect and How We Use It:
IPI will not sell, auction off or give away your personal information to any third-party or other organization without first obtaining your prior written consent.
In order to provide our Services, we may collect the following types of information:
- Information You Provide – When you visit the Site and register to IPI’s Services we may require you to provide contact information including without limitation: full name, email address, company name and country of origin.
- Personal Information – We process your personal information only for specific and limited purposes you consented to, including the provision of the Services. We ask only for data that is adequate, relevant and not excessive for those purposes. Some of these purposes may include to inform you of new services we will be providing, to send you requested product information and promotional material, for marketing purposes and market research, and internally to help us improve our Services and to help resolve any problems.
- User Information – When you use our Services, we may automatically receive and record information from your computer, documents and browser, software and hardware attributes.
- Anonymous Data Collected Through the Site and App – In addition to the information we collect as described above, we may use technology to collect anonymous information about the use of the Site/Apps. For example, IPI’s Web server may automatically log which pages of the Site our visitors view and which Web browsers the Site’s visitors use. This technology does not identify you personally, it simply enables IPI to compile statistics about the Site’s visitors and their use of our Services. The Site contains hyperlinks to other pages on IPI’s Web site. IPI may use technology to track how often these links are used and which pages on the Site our visitors choose to view. Again this technology does not identify you personally – it simply enables IPI to compile statistics about the use of these hyperlinks.
- Such information can be collected via “cookies” or similar techniques.
- User Communications – When you send email or other communication to IPI, We may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our Services.
- Links – Links to other sites may be provided by IPI as a convenience to our customers. IPI is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by IPI.
- Children – If you are a child under the age of 18 (or if you are a child, residing in the European Union, under the age of 16), you must obtain parental consent prior to using our Service. IPI will not knowingly contact or engage with children under this age without said parental consent. If you have reason to believe that a child has provided us with their personal information, please contact us at the address given above and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases.
- Maintenance – IPI uses the information that you provide or that we collect to operate, maintain, enhance, and provide all of the features and services found on the Site.
- eMail – By actively subscribing with www.ipipotash.org, you understand that we may send you communications or data regarding the Services, including but not limited to (i) notices about your use of the Services, including any notices concerning violations of use, (ii) updates, and (iii) promotional information and materials regarding IPI’s activites and services, via electronic mail. We give you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving electronic mail from IPI by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in the electronic mail sent to you.
Sensitive Information & Information about Third Parties:
When you subscribe to Services we ask you to provide contact information. If we use this information in a manner different than the purpose of the Services or the purpose to which you consented, then we will ask for your consent prior to such use. We will not collect or use information for purposes other than those described in this Policy and/or in relevant agreements, unless we have obtained your prior consent.
You can decline to submit personal information, in which case IPI may not be able to provide you with some of the Services.
IPI only shares personal information with other companies or individuals in the following limited circumstances:
- We have your consent.
- We provide such information to our subsidiaries, member companies, services providers that perform functions on our behalf such as webhosting and monitoring or other trusted businesses or persons for the purpose of processing personal information on our behalf. We require that these parties agree to process such information based on our instructions and in compliance with this Policy and that they shall take all the required measures to safeguard the confidentiality and security of the personal information. We will only provide such parties access to the personal information for the purpose of and to the extent needed to perform their services on our behalf. We require such parties not to use or store the personal information for any other purpose.
- We have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, (b) enforce applicable agreements and/or their terms, including investigation of potential violations thereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or (d) protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of IPI, its users or the public as required or permitted by law.
If you have any questions about the management or use of personal data, please contact us through the e-mail address featured above.
- We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data.
- We strive to maintain the reliability, accuracy, completeness and currency of personal information that we collect and to protect the privacy and security of our customers. We keep your personal information only for as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or to comply with any applicable legal or ethical reporting or document retention requirements.
- We limit access to personal information about you to employees, contractors and agents who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.
- Our website is protected according to relevant best practices to safeguard your personal information. At IPI we take to the extent possible based on reasonable effort relevant and acceptable security measures to ensure the safe keeping of personal information.
- Although we cannot guarantee against any loss, misuse, unauthorized disclosure, alteration or destruction of data, we try to prevent such unfortunate occurrences.
- If you have any questions about information security or the protection of personal data, please contact us through the e-mail address featured above.
Data integrity, accessing and updating personal information:
- IPI processes personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected and in accordance with this Policy or any applicable service agreements. We review our data collection, storage and processing practices to ensure that we only collect, store and process the personal information needed to provide or improve our Services. We take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we process is accurate, complete, and current, but we depend on our users to update or correct their personal information whenever necessary.
- Upon receipt of your written request and enough information to permit us to identify your personal information, we will disclose to you the information we hold about you. Upon your written request, we will also: correct, amend or delete any personal information that is inaccurate and notify any third party recipients of the necessary changes. You can also request to delete or object to further processing of your personal information.
- We do not charge for complying with a correction request, however, for all other requests, we may charge a small fee to cover our costs. Requests to delete personal information are not absolute. For example, IPI is subject to any applicable legal and ethical reporting or document retention obligations imposed on IPI may retain such information to establish, exercise or defend ourselves against a legal claim.
- We ask individual users to identify themselves and the information requested to be accessed, corrected or removed before processing such requests, and we may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive or systematic, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical, or for which access is not otherwise required.
Please contact us at the above address for any additional questions or to access and update personal information.
- IPI regularly reviews its compliance with this Policy. Please feel free to direct any questions or concerns regarding this Policy or our treatment of personal information by contacting us as provided above. When we receive formal written complaints it is IPI’s policy to contact the complaining user regarding his or her concerns. We will cooperate with the appropriate regulatory authorities, including local data protection authorities, to resolve any complaints regarding the transfer of personal information that cannot be resolved between IPI and an individual.
- IPI may update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address you submitted upon subscribing or by placing a prominent notice on our site.
Consent to Processing: