North Dakota Soybean Council (NDSC) is committed to protecting your privacy when using our website. This Online Privacy Statement applies to any and all websites operated by NDSC and explains what information we may collect through our website, why we collect such information; how we protect your information and the choices you have about how we use it.
Use common sense when you use our website. The content provided on our site is for informational purposes only. We strive to provide useful and accurate information, but errors may appear from time to time. Some of the content you find on our site was not created, edited or posted by us, and we do not endorse, or make any guarantees about the accuracy or security of the postings or the party responsible for them.
By using the NDSC website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of sites owned or operated by any third party indirectly or directly accessed through any of our sites.
We suggest that you review this Online Privacy Statement periodically as it may change from time to time.
Handling and Collection of your Personal Information
The NDSC website use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. Cookies help us identify your computer so that on subsequent visits we can offer tips, relevant information or a more personalized experience based on your input during past visits to our sites. Whether you choose to accept or decline these cookies is up to you. By default, most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you choose, you can modify your browser settings to decline cookies. If your browser is set to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the NDSC services or websites you visit.
Use of your Personal Information
NDSC collects and uses your personal information to operate the NDSC website and to deliver the services and information you have requested. USB also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from NDSC and its affiliates. NDSC may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of our current sites and to find out what potential new services interest you.
NDSC maintains a strict policy against the sale, rental or leasing of any personal information collected through the NDSC website to third parties. NDSC may contact you occasionally on behalf of external business partners with offers we think may interest you. Rest assured that in those cases, none of your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is transferred to the third party. In addition, NDSC may share data with third parties it has engaged to provide services on its behalf. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide services on behalf of NDSC, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Except as described above, only under very limited circumstances will NDSC website disclose your personal information without notice. These disclosures will happen only if NDSC is required by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or to comply with legal process served on NDSC or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of NDSC; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of NDSC, or the public.
May I Update or Change My Information?
At your request, you may review, revise, correct or update any of the personal information we have about you and how we may use it. If you choose, you may also request changes in your option preference, such as letting us know that you do not wish to receive further email communications or if you wish to have your personal information removed from our email mailing list. We will respond to your request within ten business days. These requests can be sent to the following address: North Dakota Soybean Council, 1411 32nd Street South Suite 3, Fargo, ND 58103, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Security of your Personal Information
Your personal information collected through NDSC website is protected by reasonable technological, organizational and procedural measures. Although we make every reasonable effort to protect your personal information from loss, misuse or alteration, please note that there is always some risk associated with transmitting information over the Internet.
Postings to our website
Use your best judgment if you choose to post information to our website. Keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through public message boards or blog comment postings available through the NDSC site, the information is not covered by this Online Privacy Statement and may be collected and used by others.
Our website contain links to websites owned by other companies and organizations. NDSC has no control over the privacy practices or the content of these linked sites. Please review carefully the privacy statement on any site you may visit. NDSC is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the NDSC family of websites.
Policy Regarding Children
This Privacy Statement addresses the collection and handling of personal information of U.S. residents ages 13 and older. We do not seek to, nor do we knowingly, collect information from children without explicit parental consent. If a child has provided us with personal information on the NDSC website covered by this Online Privacy Statement, a parent or guardian of that child may contact us by writing to have the information deleted from our records. These requests can be sent to the following address: North Dakota Soybean Council, 1411 32nd Street South Suite 3, Fargo, ND 58103, email@example.com.
NDSC welcomes your comments regarding this Online Privacy Statement. If you believe that NDSC has not adhered to our Online Privacy Statement, please contact NDSC at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will use reasonable efforts to promptly investigate any issue and to remedy any confirmed problem.