3. Sharing of Personal Data
We share Personal Data with the following categories of recipients:
- Service providers: We may share Personal Data with third party companies and service providers to enable such parties to perform functions on our behalf and under our instructions in order to carry out the purposes identified above. We require such third party companies and service providers to provide reasonable security for Personal Data and to use and process such Personal Data only on our behalf.
- Auditors and advisors: We may share Personal Data with auditors for the performance of audit functions and advisors for the provision of legal and other advice.
- Business reorganization parties: We may share Personal Data with any corporate seller, acquirer, or prospect to the extent permitted by law as part of a proposed or actual merger, acquisition, sale of company assets, or transition of service to another provider, as well as in the event of insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership in which Personal Data would be transferred as an asset of the Company.
- Government agencies or private parties to legal proceedings: We may share Personal Data in order to comply with any subpoena, court order or other legal process, or other governmental request. We also share Personal Data to establish or protect our legal rights, property, or safety, or the rights, property, or safety of others.
- Business partners: We may share Personal Data with third party independent business partners in connection with incentive and rebate programs or other activities. Such third party independent business partners may send you information promoting the products or services of those partners.
If you have questions about the recipients with which we share Personal Data, please contact us as specified below.
4. Marketing Choices
You have choices with respect to our use of your Personal Data for direct marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to receive any marketing communications, remain on a mailing list to which you previously subscribed, or receive any other marketing communication, you can choose to not receive such communications at any time. Please follow the unsubscribe link in the relevant communication or contact us as detailed in Section 10 below.
What Are Cookies
Cookies are small amounts of data that are stored on your browser, device, communication, or the page you are viewing. Some cookies are deleted once you close your browser, while other cookies are retained even after you close your browser so that you can be recognized when you return to a website. More information about cookies and how they work is available at www.allaboutcookies.org.
Cookies on our Sites are generally divided into the following categories:
Strictly Necessary Cookies: These are required for the operation of our Sites. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas. These cookies are session cookies that are erased when you close your browser.
Analytical/Performance Cookies: These allow us to recognize and count the number of users of our Sites and understand how such users navigate through our Site. This helps to improve how our Sites work, for example, by ensuring that users can easily find what they are looking for. These cookies are session cookies, which are erased when you close your browser. We use Google Analytics to collect information about the use of our Sites.
Functional Cookies: These improve the functional performance of our Sites and make them easier for you to use. For example, cookies are used to remember that you have previously visited the Sites and asked to remain logged into them. These cookies qualify as persistent cookies, because they remain on your device for us to use during a next visit to our Sites. You can delete these cookies via your browser settings.
Targeting Cookies: These record your visit to our Sites, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed to recognize you as a previous visitor and to track your activity on the Sites and other websites you visit. These cookies qualify as persistent cookies, because they remain on your device for us to use during a next visit to our Sites. You can delete these cookies via your browser settings. See below for further details on how you can control third party targeting cookies.
What are your options if you do not want cookies on your computer?
You can review your Internet browser settings, typically under the sections “Settings”, "Help," or "Internet Options," to exercise choices you have for certain cookies. If you disable or delete certain cookies in your Internet browser settings, you might not be able to access or use important functions or features of our Sites, and you may be required to re-enter your log-in details.
To learn more about certain cookies used for Interest based advertising by third parties, including through cross-device tracking, and to exercise certain choices regarding such cookies, please visit the Digital Advertising Alliance, Network Advertising Initiative, Digital Advertising Alliance-Canada, European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance or your device settings.
6. Data Subject Rights
Where required by applicable law, you have the right to obtain confirmation that we maintain certain Personal Data relating to you, to verify its content, origin, and accuracy, as well as the right to access, review, port, delete, or to block or withdraw consent (when your consent is legally required) to the processing of certain Personal Data (without affecting the lawfulness of us having processed based on consent before its withdrawal), by contacting us as provided in Section 10 below.
In particular, you have the right to object to our use of Personal Data for direct marketing at any time. Please note that we may retain certain Personal Data as required or permitted by applicable law. When requesting the exercise of any of your rights, we may request specific information from you to confirm your identity and, accordingly, verify and respond to such requests.
7. Data Security
We maintain technical and organizational measures to protect Personal Data from loss, misuse, alteration, or unintentional destruction. However, no security measure can guarantee against compromise. You also have an important role in protecting your Personal Data. You should not share your username and password with anyone, and you should not re-use passwords across more than one website. If you have any reason to believe that your username or password has been compromised, please contact us as soon as practicable using the information provided in Section 10 below.
8. Cross-Border Data Transfers
We transfer Personal Data to various jurisdictions as necessary for the purposes described above, including to jurisdictions that may not provide the same level of data protection as your home country. For example, Personal Data collected from jurisdictions outside North America will typically be transferred to the United States or Canada for processing. We provide appropriate protection for cross-border transfers as required by law for international data transfers. With respect to transfers originating from the European Economic Area ("EEA"), we implement standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission, and other appropriate solutions to address cross-border transfers as required by applicable law. Where permitted by such laws, you may request a copy of the suitable mechanisms we have in place by contacting us as detailed below.
9. Other Information
(i) What is the legal basis of processing?
Some jurisdictions require an explanation of the legal basis for the collection and processing of Personal Data. We have several different legal grounds on which we collect and process Personal Data, including: (a) as necessary to perform a transaction (such as in order to provide the Services you requested); (b) as necessary to comply with a legal obligation (such as when we use Personal Data for record keeping to support compliance with tax laws); (c) consent (where you have provided consent as appropriate under applicable law, such as for direct marketing or certain cookies); and (d) as necessary for legitimate interests (such as when we act to maintain our business generally, including maintaining the safety and security of our Sites). With respect to legitimate interests, given that we are a Business-to-Business (B2B) company, we typically collect and process limited Personal Data about commercial contacts and other individuals acting in their business capacities, as part of our overall effort to reduce the privacy impact on individuals.
(ii) What are the consequences of not providing Personal Data?
You are not required to provide all Personal Data identified in this Statement to use our Sites or to interact with us offline, but certain functionalities will not be available if you do not provide certain Personal Data. If you do not provide certain Personal Data, we may not be able to respond to your request, perform a transaction with you, provide certain incentives or rebates, or provide you with marketing that we believe you would find valuable.
(iii) Do we engage in automated decision-making without human intervention?
With the exception of in the provision of financial services, we do not use automated decision-making without human intervention, including profiling, in a way that produces legal effects concerning you or otherwise significantly affects you.
(iv) Do our Sites honor do not track ("DNT") signals sent via browsers?
Given the divergent practices of companies that offer browsers and the lack of a standard in the marketplace, we do not respond to DNT signals at this time.
(v) How long do we retain Personal Data?
We typically retain Personal Data related to marketing activities for as long as you accept marketing communications from us, and upon request we will securely delete such data in accordance with applicable law. For Personal Data that we collect and process for other purposes described above, we typically retain such Personal Data for no longer than for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Statement and as otherwise needed to address tax, corporate, compliance, litigation, and other legal rights and obligations.
(vi) Are third-party websites governed by this Statement?
Our Sites may contain links and references to other websites administered by unaffiliated third parties. This Statement does not apply to such third party websites. When you click a link to visit a third party website, you will be subject to that website's privacy practices. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the privacy and security practices of the linked third party websites before providing any Personal Data on that website.
We are active on social media, including Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn (“Social Media”). Our Sites allow you to connect and share data with Social Media. Anything you post on Social Media is public information and will not be treated confidentially. We may post (or re-post) on our Sites and our Social Media pages any comments or content that you post on our Social Media pages. Your use of Social Media is governed by the privacy policies and terms of the third parties that own and operate those Social Media properties and not by this Statement.
(vii) How does Nutrien handle employee and contractor privacy issues?
As mentioned earlier in this Statement, Personal Data about our job applicants, employees, and contractors are addressed through separate policies accessible to those individuals on other websites and are outside the scope of this Statement.
(viii) How will we handle any changes to this Statement?
We may update this Statement from time to time as our Services and privacy practices change, or as required by law. The effective date of this Statement is posted above, and we encourage you to visit our Site periodically to stay informed about our privacy practices. We will post the updated version of the Statement on our Sites when applicable.
10. Contact Us
If you have questions or comments regarding this Statement or our privacy practices, please contact us using any of the following options:
You may also have the right to raise a question or concern with the relevant government data protection authority in the jurisdiction in which you reside.
If you reside in California and we are subject to California privacy law requirements, we are required to provide you with additional information about how we use and disclose your information, and you may have additional rights with regard to how we use your information, as described below.
- CA Personal Information. Consistent with the "Collection of Personal Data" section above, we collect certain categories and specific pieces of information about individuals that are considered "Personal Information" in California ("CA Personal Information"). Specifically, we may collect the following types of CA Personal Information:
- Identifiers: name, address, location or geographic data, telephone number, email address, age, date of birth, username and password for our websites, IP address;
- Commercial information: Services purchased, revenue generated, expenditure records, other Services obtained or considered, other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies, payment information, transaction history;
- Professional or employment-related information;
- Internet or other electronic network activity information: computer and connection information, statistics on page views, traffic to and from the websites, ad data and other standard weblog information; and
- Geolocation information: physical location information through the use of our Services.
- Sources. We collect certain categories of CA Personal Information from you and other third parties as described in the "Collection of Personal Data" section above. The categories of third parties from whom we collect CA Personal Information include the following:
- Third-party companies;
- Third party applications (including blogs, chat rooms, or support centers);
- Advertising networks;
- Other companies or organizations, such as market research firms or data aggregators; and
- Publicly available sources of information.
Please see the "Contact Us" section above if you have questions or would like to exercise your California Consumer Rights. You also have the option of designating an authorized agent to exercise your rights on your behalf. For authorized agents submitting requests on behalf of California residents, please contact us as described above, with any evidence you have that you have been authorized by a California consumer to submit a request on their behalf. For legal purposes and risk management, and identity theft prevention, you may be asked for information to verify your request.