Yara Africa Fertilizer (PTY) LTD operates the Site and is the controller for the processing of your personal data when you use the Site.
For more information about how Yara processes personal data, please see the public version of Yara's Data Privacy Directive for Customer, Supplier and Business Partner Data which form a part of Yara's Binding Corporate Rules.
We collect information about you when you use the Site and when you otherwise interact with us. We receive your information from the following sources, depending on how you interact with us:
When you use the website, we collect personal data and device information to the extent permitted by law. Personal data is information, or a combination of pieces of information, that can be used to identify you on an individual basis. Depending on the services you use and how you use the Site, we may collect the following categories of data: Contact information such as your name, address and e-mail address that you provide when you create a user account or fill out one of our web forms online. This information allows us to identify and communicate with you;
We use your personal data for the following purposes:
We do not sell your personal data to marketing companies outside of Yara. We may only share your personal data as follows:
We may also share aggregated data with our business partners and group of companies for various purposes, such as for improving our recommendations for your business, for developing the Site, further developing the equipment, for system administration, statistics, research and analyses.
If you do not wish to provide your personal data to us, we may not be able to provide the products and services you request, or to inform you about other products and services offered by Yara.
They also help us observe how our visitors use our web pages, and they enable us to design more usable pages and useful content.
We use first party cookies, third party cookies and third party requests. First party cookies are cookies set by us and can only be read by our site. By default, first-party cookies are allowed in every web browser. If you disable first-party cookies, a web site cannot keep track of your activity as you move from page to page. We use these types of first party cookies: session, http only, secure and persistent.
Third party requests are made from a user to an external service. Despite the fact that these requests don't set any cookies, they can still transfer information to third parties. For example, Google Analytics – a common tool for website analysis – which works through third party requests.
You may manage cookies in the settings of your web browser. Note that blocking cookies might stop our website from functioning properly.
We give you choices about how we communicate with you.
Please note that we will honor your request to stop receiving promotional electronic communications from Yara. However, we may continue to send you service-related communications such as emails confirming purchases through our websites. And we may keep information for record keeping, such as to ensure we fulfil the consumer requests and to send particular types of messages.
Note that you can manage how your mobile device can share location information with Yara, as well as how your mobile browser handles cookies and related technologies by adjusting your mobile device privacy and security settings. Please refer to the instructions provided by your mobile service provider or the manufacturer of your device to learn how to adjust your settings.
You have the right to request access, rectification, restriction and deletion of your personal data held by Yara and receive a copy of your personal data in a structured machine-readable format. If you have a registered profile, you may at all times update, correct or delete information you have provided to us by using the Site. Inquiries regarding processing of personal data and access request shall be directed to the point of contact provided below.
You also have rights to object to some processing and, where we have asked for your consent to process your data, to withdraw this consent. Where we process your data because we have a legitimate interest in doing so (as explained above), you also have a right to object to this. These rights may be limited in some situations - for example, where we can demonstrate that we have a legal requirement to process your data.
Where we require personal data to comply with legal or contractual obligations, then provision of such data is mandatory: if such data is not provided, then we will not be able to manage our contractual relationship, or to meet obligations placed on us. In all other cases, provision of requested personal data is optional.
Your personal data will be retained for the length of any contractual relationship you have with us, and, to the extent permitted, after the end of that relationship for as long as necessary to perform the services set out in this notice. You can at any time send us a request to firstname.lastname@example.org and ask us to delete your user account.
Yara is concerned about your privacy and are committed to keeping personal data secure. We have implemented appropriate technical, physical and organizational measures to protect your personal data from loss, misuse or alteration. We limit access to personal data to those who have a business need.
Transfer of personal data to a third country outside of the EEA that does not provide adequate protection will only take place if appropriate safeguards are provided, e.g., by Binding Corporate Rules, entering into EU Standard Contractual Clauses or if the receiving party is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield.
When disclosing information to other parties as described in Section 5, we sometimes need to transfer personal data to a country outside the EEA, in order to be able to fulfil one of the purposes set out in Section 5. As an example, we may use a sub-processor established in the US when you fill out an online form, in order to meet your request. Such transfer will only take place provided that appropriate safeguards are adduced, as described above.
If you have any questions relating to this, please contact us at the contact point provided below.
Yara may transfer aggregated data to third parties (domestic and/or foreign) for the purposes of i) improving or developing the Site or any equipment related to specific services and ii) for the proper functioning of the Site and of the equipment.
If you do not want to continue your use of the Site following the said changes, you must discontinue your use of the Site and request Yara to close your account by contacting us at email@example.com or through the relevant portal, where applicable.
The Company Secretary, Yara Africa Fertilizer (PTY) LTD, Lambrechtstreet, Huguenot, Paarl, 7645, South Africa.
If you have unresolved concerns you also have the right to complain to the supervisory authority competent to resolve such concerns according to applicable law or the public version of Yara's Data Privacy Directive for Customer, Supplier and Business Partner Data.
Effective date: 1 July 2018 / Last updated: 1 July 2018