Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the website for the AgAccord®: Generic Event Marketability and Access Agreement (“GEMAA”) and the Accord: Data Use and Compensation Agreement (“DUCA”), herein the “Accord Agreements”. The AgAccord Agreements and any affiliated organizations (referred to herein as "the AgAccord," “The Committee of Signatories,”. “Signatories,” "we," "us," or "our") maintains this site. This Privacy Policy applies to the this Site. Please note that this policy does not apply to other sites affiliated with its Signatories, other companies' or organizations' websites to which we link, third party sites that link to us, or to our off-line activities.

THIS PRIVACY POLICY DISCLOSES HOW WE COLLECT, USE, SHARE, AND PROTECT INFORMATION GATHERED FROM THIS SITE. BY USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU ARE AGREEING TO THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY, AS POSTED IN THIS AREA. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY TERMS OR PRACTICES DESCRIBED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE. IN ADDITION, PLEASE REVIEW OUR TERMS OF USE WHICH GOVERN YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND ANY DISPUTE ABOUT PRIVACY.

The Information We Collect

We may collect and store any information you enter on this website or give to us in any other way. The type and amount of information the Administrator and Signatories to the AgAccord Agreement collects about you varies according to how you use this site.

Collection of Personal Information

Many of the features on this website are offered without collecting any Personal Information from you. "Personal Information" means personally identifiable information, such as your name, position, company, street address, telephone number, fax number, date of birth, e-mail address and other identifiers that permit physical or online identification of a specific individual. You can browse most of the website and view much of our content on this website anonymously.
This site and may  require you to provide (voluntarily and at your option) certain Personal Information before you may participate in the website. For example, we collect Personal Information when you send us e-mail or otherwise contact us, .
Providing us with Personal Information is entirely optional and voluntary; however, if you do not provide the Personal Information requested, we may elect to not make the related service available for your use.

Collection of Non-Personal Information

We may also collect and store non-personally identifiable information about your visit whenever you interact with this website. For example, we may automatically collect your domain name; IP address; means of entry to the site; the type of browser and operating system used to access the site; the date, time and duration of each visit; and the pages you visit.

Use of Cookies

Some of our websites may use "cookies" to enhance your experience. A cookie is a small file sent to your browser by a website's computer. Your Web browser places the "cookie" on your hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about you. We use cookies to track site usage and to improve content and offerings. For example, we may use cookies to enable use of shopping carts or forms on our sites. Depending on the software browser you use, you may opt-out of the cookies delivered by our websites by changing the setting. Be aware that this will disable all cookies delivered to your browser, not just the ones that may be delivered by our websites.

How We Use Collected Information

We use information you provide about yourself collected through this site to fulfill your request for information and to respond to your comments and inquiries. For example, Personal Information may be used to communicate with you to answer an inquiry or to fulfill a request.

Use of Non-Personally Identifiable Information

Non-personally identifiable information, including information automatically gathered by our Web servers, is used to determine overall site traffic, popularity of areas of the site, what our users are looking for, and from where our users are linking to us. This information may also be used for aggregate statistical reporting, to improve the design and content of our sites, and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience.

Who May Use Collected Information

Information collected, whether personal or non-personal, may be shared with Signatories of the AgAccord Agreements and affiliated companies and organizations.. Signatories to the AgAccord Agreements also reserves the right to sell or license the use of information collected from our websites. However, it is our policy to not disclose externally with third parties personal information collected on our site, except in the following instances:

  • The Personal Information provided to us may be transferred, disclosed, sold, licensed or shared with third parties to fulfill a request for our products, programs, or services and to those who may be engaged by us specifically to handle and deliver certain activities (e.g., sweepstakes) and perform other technical and processing functions, such as sending e-mail, fulfilling orders, or otherwise operating our sites. They have access to Personal Information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.
  • Information provided to us through correspondence may be shared (as appropriate) with other interested parties, including our members.
  • We may also disclose Personal Information to third parties (1) when required by law or when the information is pertinent to judicial or government investigations or proceedings; (2) to protect and defend our rights and property; or (3) when necessary to protect our interests, our website(s), the safety of its users, or the public.

Other than as set forth above, we currently do not intend to share your Personal Information with third parties for other purposes. However, in the future we may disclose Personal Information you have provided to third parties for additional purposes. In the event we do, we will provide notices of such use to our users.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)

We do not solicit or knowingly collect information from minors under the age of 13, in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). For more information about COPPA, please visit: http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2010/03/coppa.shtm.

Collection of Information by Third Parties, Third-Party Sites and Sponsors

This site may contain links to other sites. Other sites have their own information practices that may be different than ours. If you choose to use any of these links, you will be leaving our website and going to a third party (external) website. We encourage you to read the privacy policies at these external sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices at these external sites or their use of any information they may collect from you.
In addition, you may have linked to one of our websites through another site. For example, in certain cases you may have linked to a sweepstakes or game site through banner or pop-up advertising on another site. In such cases the site you linked from may collect information from users who click on the banner or link. You may want to refer to the privacy policies on those sites to see how they collect and use this information.

Information Correction or Changes

You have the ability to correct or change certain information in our records, such as your address and contact information. Generally, you may change this information at any time and as often as necessary. If you need assistance or have questions about correcting information, you can contact us via e-mail at ericr@bryantchristie.com.

E-Mails

If you have provided us with your e-mail address to subscribe to one of our services or to receive notifications or updates about the AgAccord and you wish to change your address or no longer wish to receive these communications, simply follow the unsubscribe instructions that appear in these e-mail communications.
Please note that any information that we have collected may remain in back-up storage, archival, and/or our log files, for some period of time after a deletion request. This may be the case even though no information about your account remains actively used as described in this Privacy Policy.

Security

For certain Services, it may be necessary to collect payment to conclude the transaction. In such circumstances we use industry-standard secure socket layer (SSL) encryption. We do not sell or rent your personal financial information.

International Users

Regardless of where you live or do business, by this site, you agree that we may collect, use, and transfer your information as described in this Privacy Policy.

Notification of Changes

Periodically we may make changes to this policy. You are responsible for periodically checking our website for changes to this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the site after these changes are posted constitutes your agreement to the changes with regard to any information collected.

Contact Information

We welcome your feedback regarding this Privacy Policy. If you have any comments, questions or concerns about this privacy policy you may contact us at:

Eric Rosenberg
Bryant Christie Inc.
1418 Third Avenue, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98101-2396
206-292-6340
ericr@bryantchristie.com