ADM respects individual privacy and values the confidence of its customers, employees, dealers, consumers, business partners, and others. ADM strives to collect, use, and disclose personal information in a manner consistent with the laws of the countries in which it does business. ADM has a strong reputation for maintaining the highest ethical standards in its business practices.
ADM recognizes the importance of maintaining the privacy of personal information collected through websites that it operates. ADM’s sole purpose for operating its websites is to provide information concerning products and services to the public. Users visiting ADM websites are free to browse without revealing any personal information. Visitors may also voluntarily provide personal information by filling out and submitting online questionnaires concerning feedback on the website, requesting information on products or services, or seeking employment. The information voluntarily provided by website users is limited to the user’s name, personal information, and where relevant. A visitor’s statutory rights are not affected by online warranty and guarantee submissions to ADM. ADM does not sell or share this information with non-agent third parties.
ADM may also collect anonymous information concerning website users through the use of ‘cookies’ in order to provide better customer service. Cookies are small files that websites place on users’ computers to identify the user and enhance the website experience. None of this information is reviewed at an individual level. Visitors may set their browsers to provide notice before they receive a cookie, giving the opportunity to decide whether to accept the cookie. Visitors can also set their browsers to turn off cookies. If visitors do so, however, some areas of ADM websites may not run optimally.