Privacy

Privacy policy (version of 8 August 2018)

1. General provisions

1.1. This document (the “Privacy Policy”) determines the main principles and rules of collecting, processing and storing of your (the “User”) personal data by UAB Nextrade (data are kept and stored at the Lithuanian Companies Register, code – 304584655, VAT payers code – LT100011266715, registered address – Kalvarijų str. 300, LT-08318 Vilnius, Lietuva, email – info@agroclear.com) (the “Company”) when using the buyer and seller search and information selection database Website www.agroclear.com (the “Website”).
1.2. The Privacy Policy is designated to secure and protect the User’s Personal Information from unauthorised use. The Privacy Policy also applies to the Website accounts.
1.3. The User shall be deemed to have read and understood this Privacy Policy when they have expressed their consent to processing of their Personal Data by checking the sentence “I agree to the processing of my personal data for the purpose of using the website “. By indicating the Personal Data in the Portal the Users agree that the Company would control and process them in accordance with the purposes, means and order set in this Privacy Policy and laws. The User may revoke their consent for processing of their data by submitting a free form e-mail to info@agroclear.com at any time. Users may also express their dissent from the processing of their personal data by not checking the consent sentence, however, in such case, they are not entitled to access the Website and use all the functions provided by the Website.
1.4. The Privacy Policy may be accessed at the Website and printed out at any time. The Users shall always be informed of any further changes of and / or supplements to the Privacy Policy by posting a new version of the Privacy Policy on the Website and providing the Users with a technical possibility to read and approve the new version of the Privacy Policy upon connecting to the Website for the first time after the Privacy Policy has been updated.
1.5. The Website may contain links to other people’s, companies’ or organisations’ websites. The Company emphasises that it is not responsible for the content of such websites and / or their methods of ensuring the use of the Privacy Policy, therefore the User should make themselves familiar with the rules, Privacy Policies and other documents of the relevant Websites before submitting their personal information.

2. Definitions

2.1. Personal data recipient – means a natural or legal person, for whom the data is provided about the User, including the undertakings related to the Company (parent companies and subsidiaries) and partners with which the Company cooperates in order to give the possibility to the User to access the Portal.
2.2. Personal Data Controller – the Company;
2.3. IP address – A unique number assigned to each computer that is connected to the Internet, known as the Internet Protocol (IP) address. As these numbers are usually assigned by country blocks, the IP address is often used to identify the country where the computer is connected to the Internet;
2.4. Browser – means a programme which helps to access internet websites on the website, personal computer or telephone or other devices;
2.5. Account – means the outcome of the User’s registration in the Portal resulting in the creation of User profile storing the User’s personal data and the use of the services of the Portal;
2.6. Cookies – means small files that are uploaded to the User’s computer, telephone, tablet or any other device which is used by the User when accessing the Portal and which helps the Portal with the recognition of the User’s device. This definition encompasses not only the cookies but also the use of similar instruments (e.g.: flash cookies);
2.7. Direct marketing – means all the activities that enable the Company to offer services and transfer any other knowledge to the User via e-mail, telephone or other direct means in order to inform the User or in order to get a reply from the User, as well as any services related to it.
2.8. Rules – the rules on the processing of personal data by the Company along with all the Appendices thereto.
2.9. The concepts used in this Privacy policy which are not separately defined shall be given the meaning of the definitions specified by the Rules on usage of the Website.

3. General principles

3.1. In its activities, the Company follows these basic personal data processing principles:
3.1.1. Personal data is collected for defined and lawful purposes.
3.1.2. Personal data is processed accurately and fairly.
3.1.3. Personal data is processed lawfully, i.e., only when:
3.1.3.1. Data Subject have given their consent for their personal data to be processed, i.e. agree with the Terms and Privacy Policy of the Website;
3.1.3.2. An agreement is being concluded or executed, one of the contracting parties of which being the Data Subject;
3.1.3.3. The Company is obliged to process personal data in accordance with the law;
3.1.3.4. Personal data is processed on the basis of a legitimate interest pursued by the Company or a third party that is provided with the personal data and if the interests of the Data Subject are not more important.
3.1.4. Personal data is constantly updated.
3.1.5. Personal data is stored for no longer than it is required by the set data processing purposes.
3.1.6. Personal data is processed only by authorised employees.
3.1.7. All personal data processed is confidential.

4. The collection, retention and use of personal data

4.1. Individuals intending to register with the Website are required to submit their name, surname, e-mail address, telephone number, personal number (mandatory fields) and address, VAT payer’s code, farm registration number, feed business operator’s registration number, bank account number, delivery address (-es) (additional fields) as well as their password. In the course of the registration, the Account is created. Users enter their data themselves and are therefore solely responsible for the accuracy of this data. The User may at any time:
4.1.1. rectify and / or supplement their account Personal Data. Users are responsible for the accuracy of the rectified and / or supplemented data;
4.1.2. contact the Company in order to delete their account at info@agroclear.com.
4.2. The Company uses and stores personal data for the following purposes:
4.2.1. For the purpose of using the Website (for the purposes of conclusion and subsequent execution of the User Agreement and administration of customer database), the Company collects the following personal data of the User: name, surname, place of residence (city, address), contact details (e-mail, mobile phone number), Personal number, VAT payer’s code, holding registration number, feed business operator’s registration number, bank, bank account number and other information that may be submitted to the Company for the purpose of using the Website.
4.2.2. For the purpose of identifying the User. This may include the filing of identity and other required documents, facial and voice recognition as well as use of other biometric technologies and online recognition systems. The company may engage third parties (service providers) for this purpose.
4.2.3. For the purpose of assessing user solvency and financial risks. For the purpose of assessing user solvency and financial risks, the Company has the right to receive from third parties and process the following personal data of the User: name, surname, personal number, credit rating. The User agrees to the processing of this data by checking the corresponding sentence “I agree to the processing of my personal data for the purposes of the assessment of User’s solvency and financial risk” at the time of their registration with the Website. The User may revoke their consent to allow the processing of their data by submitting a free form e-mail to info@agroclear.com at any time. The User may also express their dissent from the processing of personal data by not checking the consent sentence. However, in such case, the User is not entitled to access the Website and use all the functions provided by the Website.
4.2.4. For the purpose of direct marketing. With the consent of the User, the Company collects the following personal data: name, surname, e-mail. The User agrees with the processing of these data by checking the corresponding consent “I agree to the processing of my personal data for the purposes of direct marketing” upon their registration with the Website. In addition, the User may give their consent to use their personal data for the purposes of direct marketing by checking the “Email Notifications” field under “My Data” section of the Account. The User may revoke their consent to allow the processing of their data by submitting a free form e-mail to info@agroclear.com at any time. The User may also express their dissent from the processing of personal data for the purposes of direct marketing by not checking the relevant “Email Notifications” field under “My Data” section of the Account.
4.2.5. For the purposes of Website administration and fault identification and removal. For the proper use and administration of the Website, the Company may use User IP addresses and personal data received in the course of correspondence.
4.3. The Company retains Personal Data to the extent required by the purposes set out under Item 4.2 of the Privacy Policy, unless the Privacy Policy states otherwise.
4.4. Personal data related to the use of the Website are kept for 2 (two) years counting from the date of the User’s last login onto the Portal.
4.5. Personal data used for the purposes of direct marketing is stored 2 (two) years counting from the date of the last login onto the Website, and if the User is not registered with the Website – for 2 (two) years counting from the date of receipt of such data.

5. Provision of personal data

5.1. The Company informs that it does not transfer the data neither for a payment nor free of charge or disclose personal data to third parties in the territory of the Republic of Lithuania and the countries of the European Union as well as other foreign countries, with the exception of cases indicated in the Privacy Policy when consent for the transfer of personal data has been obtained or in the cases provided for by legislation.
5.2. For the purposes of User identification, proper use of the Website as well as conclusion and proper execution of the contracts, the Company may transfer the data of the potential users received upon their registration with the Website to the service provider Finpass UAB (Sporto str. 18, LT-09238 Vilnius) (hereinafter referred to as “Finpass”) that performs user identification upon redirection of the data of a potential User to Finpass site.
5.3. For the purposes of user identification, proper use of the Website as well as conclusion and proper execution of the contracts, the Company may accept Potential User data from Finpass. Finpass ensures that such data is transferred in accordance with the requirements of legal acts.
5.4. The Company shall have the right to transfer the personal data to persons administering the User’s debts (e.g. debt recovery companies).
5.5. The Company and the third parties referred to in paragraph 5.4. shall have the right to provide the personal data to third parties involved in the collection and publication of information on debtors. These third parties in turn shall obtain the right to manage, process and publish such data.
5.6. Users Personal Data may also be transferred to service providers when this is necessary in order to ensure proper functioning of the Website.
5.7. Users Personal Data is also provided to the Member States of the European Union or onto other foreign countries under the same conditions and procedure that are used for data transfer to entities located within the Republic of Lithuania and solely for the purposes provided for in this Privacy Policy.

6. Protection of personal data

6.1. The Company shall make all reasonable efforts by means of internal organizational and technical measures to ensure that the personal data provided by the User are protected against any unlawful acts such as unlawful alteration, disclosure or destruction of the personal data, identity theft, fraud and that the personal data protection level meets the legislative requirements of the Republic of Lithuania.
6.2. Personal data is protected against loss, unauthorised use and alteration. All User Passwords are encrypted and only persons authorised by the Personal Data Controller may connect to the Personal Data related servers and only by using secure certificates that are additionally password-protected, as well as all Website pages that require the input of Personal Data are executed via https:// protocol.
6.3. The Company shall not be liable for unlawful alteration, disclosure or destruction of the User’s personal data, identity theft or other type of fraud using the User’s personal data as a result of the User’s own fault or negligence due to failure to comply with the Privacy policy, User’s agreement or the legislation as well as due to any actions of third parties.
6.4. If the Company has doubts as to the correctness of the personal data provided by the User, it may suspend the processing operations of the User’s personal data as well as correct and clarify the data. Such personal data shall be used only for verification of data correctness.
6.5. The User gives a prior consent that the Company shall have the right to retain his personal data as long as it is necessary in the cases where the data supplied by the User i) was used in illegal activities or ii) there were suspicions of identifying theft or other infringement for which the law enforcement authorities launched a relevant investigation, or iii) in case when the Company has received complaints related to a certain user or if the Company has noticed certain infringements committed by relevant user or iv) in case of other legitimate purposes to retain the data. This data shall be destroyed after receiving instructions of the law enforcement authorities or other the authorised authorities or when there is no longer any need to retain such data.

7. Use of Cookies

7.1. In order to provide the User with comprehensive Website services, Cookies may be saved on the User’s computer (device). The Company uses the captured information to identify the User as a repeated visitor of the Website, to store information on previous transactions performed on the Website, and to collect statistics on Website traffic. The Buyer is provided with a possibility to view the information collected (Cookies used) by the Company or its Affiliates and may delete some or all of the Cookies stored. By accepting the Privacy Policy and clicking on a pop-up window of the Website, the User agrees to allow the Cookies listed in this Privacy Policy to be stored on their computer (device). This consent may be revoked by the User by changing their Internet browser settings at any time, but certain Portal features may stop working on their computer in this case. It is a personal responsibility of the user to find out what Cookies do the Company’s partners use.
7.2. The following cookies are used by the Website:

Cookie nameDescriptionMoment of creationValidity periodData used
__tawkuuidNot classified At first login to the website10 yearsUnique identifier
_gaCookie is collecting the information about user behavior in the website and is being used in order to save statistical informationAt first login to the webiste2 yearsUnique identifier
_gat_gtag_UA_114145514_1At login to the website1 minuteIP addresses and unique ID numbers used for accounting. Accounting result
_gat_gtag_UA_114145514_2At login to the website1 minuteIP addresses and unique ID numbers used for accounting. Accounting result
_gidCookie is collecting the information about user behavior in the website and is being used in order to save statistical informationAt login to the website1 dayUnique identifier
TawkConnectionTimeAt login to the websiteUntil closing of the browserUnique identifier
TawkCookieAt login to the website6 monthsUnique identifier
Tawk_5a78a3b04b401e45400cb113Identifies users ID address, monitors the steps of the users in the website At first login to the website10 yearsUnique identifier
__cfduidAt first login to the website1 yearUnique identifier
ssConnection management cookieAt login to the websiteUntil closing of the browserUnique identifier
tawkUUIDTawk user cookieAt first login to the website6 monthsUnique identifier
DSIDAt login to the websiteUntil closing of the browserUnique identifier
IDEAt first login to the website1 year and 1 monthUnique identifier
CONSENTAt first login to the website20 yearsUnique identifier
NIDAt first login to the website6 monthsUnique identifier
PREFAt first login to the website8 monthsUnique identifier
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVESelects the version to be shown to the user (short time A/B test is being used) At first login to the website6 monthsUnique identifier
YSCAt login to the websiteUntil closing of the browserUnique identifier

7.3. Cookies are used to collect statistical information about the Portal’s attendance and to identify the User’s Device. If you wish, you may control and / or remove the cookies. You may remove or block all cookies that are already on your computer, but if you do so, some features of this Website will not work as they should, and you may need to manually adjust certain settings every time you visit the site. On this Website, you can easily accept or reject cookies by selecting one of the following options:
• “I agree to all cookies of this website”;
• “I understand that some cookies are necessary for to be able to use this website, but I do not agree with the use of cookies that collect non-related information (you may only refuse permanent cookies that are not necessary).”
7.4. The consent is valid under the terms specified in Section 7.2 of the Privacy Policy, or until the User revokes his consent by removing or blocking all cookies that are already on the User’s computer.

8. Adjustment, provision, supplementation and deletion of personal data

8.1. The User shall have the right to:
8.1.1. access his/her own personal data after connecting to his/her account;
8.1.2. following an enquiry to the Company, receive information regarding the sources from which their personal data were collected, for which purpose it is processed, for which data recipients the data shall be provided and were provided during the last 1 (one) year. The information to the User shall be provided in writing via the indicated e-mail address not later than 30 (thirty) calendar days after the date of the enquiry requesting such data. Such information shall be provided to the User by the Portal administrator free of charge once during 1 (one) calendar year. The Information is provided to the User at the email address provided by them.
8.1.3. following a written enquiry to the Company, to request the rectification of incorrect, incomplete or inaccurate personal data via e-mail and/or suspend the processing operations of such personal data, with the exception of their storage, when the User determines their data is incorrect, incomplete or inaccurate or that it is processed in an unlawful and fraudulent manner. The Company shall undertake to inform the User whether the personal data were corrected or destroyed or whether the Personal data processing operations were suspended within 5 days after the performance of such action.
8.1.4. object to the processing of his/her personal data by disagreeing with the Privacy policy. In such case the User will not be able to register in the Portal and use it.
8.1.5. Disagree that his/her personal data would be processed for the purposes of direct marketing, following the procedure referred to in paragraph 4.2.4. of the Privacy policy.
8.2. The consent to collect, manage, process and retain the User’s personal data or revoke of this consent shall only be valid forward. Following such notification from the User via e-mail the Company shall immediately suspend processing of the User’s Personal data and shall delete his/her account, however, it does not mean that the Company shall delete/destroy the personal data, if it has reasons to retain them, in particular, when there is a need to safeguard national security, defense, public security, the prevention, investigation, detection and prosecution of criminal offences or an important economic or financial interest of the State or the protection of the rights and freedoms of others.

9. Final provisions

9.1. This Privacy policy shall enter into force after its publication in the Portal. The Users shall always be informed via the Portal and/or via e-mail on any changes in the Privacy policy and/or additions, to which the Company is entitled at any time.
9.2. If the User continues to use the services provided in the Portal after the changes or additions in the Privacy policy, it shall be considered that the User agrees with the new version of the Privacy policy.

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