You can generally visit our Site without revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself. However, in certain sections of this Site and when you use our services, we may invite you to contact us with questions or comments or request information, provide us with feedback, or complete a profile or registration form. Due to the nature of some of these activities, we may collect personally identifiable information such as your name, address, zip code, email address, phone number, username, password, industry or employment information and other contact information that you voluntarily transmit with your communication to us. We also may collect information about you and your use of our services through your use of our services that you voluntarily elect to upload to our services. For example, you may elect to enter personal information about your farms ' staff members to the services.
We may use your personally identifiable information to register you to use our services, deliver our services or information you have requested, verify your authority to enter our Site and use our services, improve the content and general administration of the Site and our services, provide you with notices regarding goods or services that you have purchased or may wish to purchase in the future, and for targeted advertising. You will be able to opt out of receiving any communications from us that are not essential to the functioning of the AgSquared services that you use.
If you use our tell a friend functionality, we may also collect your friend's email address and any personally identifiable information that you voluntarily include in your email message to your friend and we will use such information solely to send the one time email to your friend. We may store the information for the purpose of tracking the success of the referral program.
AgSquared recognizes the privacy interests of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children's online activities and interests. Neither our Site nor our services are intended for children under the age of 13. AgSquared does not target its services or this Site to children under 13. AgSquared does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.
We may use small text files called cookies to improve overall Site experience. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Cookies generally do not permit us to personally identify you.
The Site may track the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, browser type, IP addresses, External Web Sites (defined below) linked to and other aggregated data collected through our services and we may analyze this data for trends and statistics in the aggregate (such as average crop yields reported by our users), but such information will be maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form only and it will not contain personally identifiable information. We may use such aggregate information to analyze trends, administer the Site, track users' movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
We may employ procedural and technological measures that are reasonably designed to help protect your personally identifiable information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. AgSquared may use firewalls, password protection, secure socket layer, and other security measures to help prevent unauthorized access to your personally identifiable information. When you register for our services, we encourage you to choose a strong password (typically long, contain capital and lowercase letters as well as numbers and symbols, and do not consist of dictionary words or any of your biographical information).
If you are a registered user of our services, you may correct, amend or delete your personally identifiable information that AgSquared stores, except where the burden or expense to AgSquared of providing access would be disproportionate to the risks to your privacy or where the legitimate rights of persons other than you would be violated. Please access your service account to correct, amend or delete your personally identifiable information. Additionally, if you wish for all of your personal information to be removed from AgSquared 's systems, you may submit a request for your account to be deleted. Upon deletion, all of your personal information will be permanently expunged from our primary production servers and further access to your account will not be possible. However, portions of your information, consisting of aggregate data derived from your personal information, may remain on our servers indefinitely.