Privacy Policy

HELM Agro US, Inc., a Tennessee corporation (“HELM Agro,” “we,” “us” or “our”) is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy governs the use and sharing of personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) that users (“users” or “you”) voluntarily provide to HELM Agro when they use HELM Agro’s website and services delivered through the domain helmagro.com (the “Site”). By using and submitting your information through this Site you consent to this Privacy Policy and to HELM Agro’s collection and sharing of your Personal Information according to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

HELM Agro may change this Privacy Policy from time to time in our sole discretion. We will provide notice by, at a minimum, updating this posting. You should periodically review this Privacy Policy carefully. By using this Site, you acknowledge and agree to HELM Agro’s collection and sharing of your Personal Information according to the terms of the then current Privacy Policy.

Collecting Information About You

We collect information you share through the Site. We may collect Personal Information, such as your name, email address, or other identifiers that you provide to us. If a user remains anonymous while browsing the Site, we will collect the user’s Internet protocol addresses (the Internet address of a computer) to track the user’s session.

Our web server collects and stores the following general information about you: the domain from which you access the Internet; the date and time you access the Site; the pages you visit; the Internet address of the website that linked you directly to us; and the type of device and web browser you use to access the Site. This information is collected automatically. It is used to help us improve our websites by tabulating the number of visitors to our websites in terms of new users, origin of referrers, popularity of pages, amount of use, and types of errors, and to make the websites more useful to you.

We may use “cookies,” which are small files stored on your computer's hard drive that are used to store and track personal information. Many browsers can notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the option to accept it or not. By not accepting cookies, you may not be permitted to access certain information and some Site pages may not display properly.

Using Information About You

We do not rent or sell your Personal Information to outside marketers. HELM Agro may share your information (as described above) with its affiliates, subsidiaries, or divisions and with their respective officers, directors, employees, accountants, attorneys, and agents. In addition, HELM Agro may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, or provide customer support. All such third parties are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information and are prohibited from using your Personal Information except to provide services to HELM Agro or as required by law.

We use your Personal Information to customize the Site according to your interests. We may send you promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting. From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you by email, phone, fax or mail for market research purposes.

We may provide information to regulatory authorities and law enforcement officials in accordance with applicable law or when we otherwise believe in good faith that the law requires it. There may be instances when we may access or disclose your information in order to protect or defend the legal rights or property of HELM Agro and its affiliated companies or their employees and agents, to protect the safety and security of users, and to protect against fraud.

HELM Agro may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets in connection with a merger, reorganization or sale of assets, or in the event of bankruptcy. In such an event, Personal Information may be one of the assets transferred.

Third Party Websites

This privacy policy is applicable only to HELM Agro’s website and does not apply to any third party websites or to other companies or persons. The Site may contain links to, and media and other content from, other sites. In addition, such third-party media and content may also contain external links. HELM Agro cannot and does not guarantee the privacy policies and practices of any third party. HELM Agro does not control, operate, or endorse any information, products, or services of any third-party websites that may be reached through links from the Site. The use of any personal information provided by you to such a third party will be governed by that party's privacy policy. You should review the privacy policy at each linked website to determine how that website treats your personal information.

Protecting Children

This Site is a general audience website. HELM Agro does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 13 years of age.

California Rights

If you are a California resident, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits you to request information regarding the disclosure of your Personal Information by HELM Agro to a third party for the third party's direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us using the contact information provided below.

Access My Information

If you have any questions about the Personal Information retained by HELM Agro, you may contact us using the Contact link at the bottom of any page or contacting our Data Privacy Officer at Datenschutzbeauftragter@helmag.com. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to respond to any request and update your Personal Information, if necessary.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Disable Google Analytics

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

Last Updated December 16, 2014