Our Solutions aim to digitally connect various stakeholders in agricultural industry, provide varied product/services according to the needs and requirements of user, improve farming methods and activity through innovative technology and connected tools. For example, our Solutions can assist you with farm management, crop and field analysis, and agronomic decisions.
Our digital farming solutions (Solutions) include but not limited to:
We may ask you to provide certain additional information about yourself on a case to case basis.
Such Personal Information relates to any individual who purchases, uses or is involved with our Solutions. This includes:
You can choose not to provide any Personal Information that we may request of you, but, in general, the Personal Information we request is required in order to provide you with access to and use of the Solutions, and the lack of such information may prevent us from doing so and impact the service capability and certain features of the Solutions.
We do this pursuant to our contractual relationship with you or to comply with a legal obligation.
We do this to manage our contractual relationship with you, with your consent, or where we have a legitimate interest. Additional rules may apply to such promotions or social sharing. Please make sure to read those rules.
We do this with your consent or because we have a legitimate interest.
We do this to manage our contractual relationship with you, comply with a legal obligation, and/or because we have a legitimate interest.
Our primary goal is to provide you safe, efficient, smooth and customized experiences through the Solutions. The Personal Information collected allows us to provide the Solutions that most likely meet your needs. More importantly, while doing so, we collect the Personal Information from you that we consider necessary for achieving the abovementioned purposes.
Yara also collects and uses certain data which does not reveal your specific identity and does not relate to an identified or identifiable individual (Other Information). This information therefore does not qualify as Personal Information. We still want you to be aware of our practice in relation to such information.
Examples of what may constitute Other Information include:
We may use and disclose Other Information for any purpose, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law. In some instances, we may combine Other Information with Personal Information. If we do, we will treat the combined information as Personal Information as long as it is combined.
Examples of ways in which we use Other Information include:
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To the extent provided by applicable law, you may be entitled to request:
If you would like to exercise your rights, do not hesitate to contact us at the aforesaid contact details. Please note that the rights above may be restricted in line with applicable law.
As well as where otherwise prescribed to comply with applicable law and regulations, enforce our (and our representatives’ and group’s) rights, terms and conditions, privacy, safety or property.
Where appropriate to the context, the third parties that we share or make available your Personal Information are bound by contractual obligations to keep such Personal Information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them, and also maintain, at minimum, the same level of data protection that is adhered to by us
Notwithstanding the above, any financial data (for example, bank, card and account details, and other payment related information) that may be collected by Yara in India is stored on servers, log files and any other storage system owned by Yara or by third parties in India.
Some Solutions may link you or enable you to obtain certain services from third parties. For example, it may be possible to:
By using the Solutions, you may choose to disclose Personal Information on message boards, blogs and other services to which you are able to post information (including our social media pages). Please note that any information you post or disclose through these services will become public, and may be available to other users and the general public. To request the removal of your Personal Information from our blog or community forum, contact us (see Section 5). In some cases, we may not be able to remove your Personal Information or some content (if, for example, it is reposted by another user).
We and our services providers collect Personal Information from various sources such as:
We obtain data from other sources, for example
We retain your Personal Information for as long as needed or permitted in light of the purpose(s) for which they were obtained and consistent with applicable law. The criteria used to determine our retention periods include:
Unless we request it, we ask that you not send us, and you not disclose, any sensitive personal data (for example, social security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, medical records and history, health, biometrics or genetic characteristics, physical, physiological and mental health condition, sexual orientation, criminal background or trade union membership) on the Solutions.
We take information security seriously and have reasonable administrative, technical, physical and managerial measures to protect your privacy and Personal Information from theft, loss, unauthorised access, misuse, destruction, alteration and modification, in compliance with applicable laws. Our information security policies and our technical, operational and physical security measures conform to the IS/ISO/IEC 27001 standard. Unfortunately, no security system can be guaranteed to be completely secure. Accordingly, although we will do our best to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to, on or through our Solutions, and any transmission is at your own risk. By using our Solutions or providing information to us through any means, you agree (i) that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of our Solutions, and (ii) to take adequate physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your data including your Personal Information till the time you have access to and/or use our Solutions (directly or indirectly).
When payment information is being transmitted on or through the Solutions, it will be protected by encryption technology. You expressly consent to the sharing of your information with third party service providers, including payment gateways, to process payments and manage your payment-related information. Hence, Yara cannot guarantee that transmissions of your payment-related information or Personal Information will always be secure or that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat the security measures taken by Yara or Yara’s third-party service providers. Yara assumes no liability or responsibility for disclosure of your information due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third-party access, or other causes beyond its control. You play an important role in keeping your Personal Information secure and you shall not share your Personal Information or other security information for your account with anyone.
Cookies are a standard feature of websites that allow us to store small amounts of data on your computer or device about your visit to our Solutions. Cookies help us learn for example which areas of our website are useful and which areas need improvement. For this purpose, we also use technologies similar to cookies, such as pixel tags.
(a) Essential Cookies. Essential cookies enable you to navigate the Solutions such as our websites and to use their services and features. Without these absolutely necessary cookies, the website for example will not perform as smoothly for you as we would like it to and we may not be able to provide the website or certain features. Such cookies include for example those to remember what you place in your shopping cart or authenticate you before signing up to your Yara account.
(b) Preference Cookies. Preference cookies collect information about your choices and preferences, and allow us to remember language, age, communication preference and other local settings, and customize our Solutions accordingly.
(c) Social Media Cookies. Social media cookies collect information about social media usage. They enable to perform market research or marketing.
(d) Analytics Cookies. Analytics cookies collect information about your use of our Solutions, such as our websites and enable us to improve the way they work. For example, analytics cookies show us which are the most frequently visited pages on our website, time spent and links clicked on pages or what users like and do not like, help us record any difficulties you have with the website, and show us whether our advertising is effective or not. This allows us to see the overall patterns of usage on the website, rather than the usage of a single person. We use the information to analyze website traffic, but we do not examine this information for individually identifying information.
(e) Advertising Cookies. Advertising cookies are set to display targeted promotions or advertisements based upon your interests on the Solutions or to manage our advertising. These cookies collect information for example about your activities our websites and other sites to provide you with targeted advertising. These cookies enable us for example to track if you are a current customer and when the last time was that you engaged with us, so that we can follow-up, or to find new customers and prospects.
(f) Google Analytics. Google Analytics service is provided by Google, Inc. We use Google Analytics to collect anonymized statistics in order to improve our Solutions. You can learn about Google’s practices by going to Google Analytics and privacy, and opt out of them by downloading the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. We have taken the following measures to protect the data collected through Google Analytics:
(g) Pixel tags. Pixel tags (also known as web beacons and clear GIFs) are used to, among other things, track the actions of users of our websites, measure the success of our marketing campaigns, and compile statistics about usage of our websites and response rates.
Browser or Device Information. Certain information is collected by most browsers or automatically through your device, such as your Media Access Control (MAC) address, computer type (Windows or Mac), screen resolution, operating system name and version, device manufacturer and model, language, Internet browser type and version, and the name and version of the website you are using. We use this information to ensure that our websites and Solutions function properly.
You can change your settings for cookies and similar technologies as described in the documentation pertaining to each Solution. In addition, you can refuse or accept cookies from our websites at any time by activating the settings on your browser. Information about the procedure to follow in order to enable or disable cookies can be found on your Internet browser provider’s website via your help screen. Please refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html for information on commonly used browsers. Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, not all features our websites may operate as intended.
If you want to clear all cookies left behind by the websites you have visited, here are links where you can download programs that clean out tracking cookies:
Effective date: 30 Nav 2021 / Last updated: 30 Nav 2021