Privacy Policy

Top Ag Cooperative Privacy Policy

One of our main priorities at Top Ag Cooperative, accessible from www.topag.net, is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains the types of information that are collected and recorded at Top Ag Cooperative and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, please contact us.

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for website visitors regarding the information they share and/or collect in Top Ag Cooperative. This policy does not apply to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

Suggested text: If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Information we collect

The personal information that you are asked to provide and the reasons why you are asked to provide it will be made clear to you when we ask you for your personal information.

If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you, such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide.

How we use your information

We use the information we collect in various ways, including:

  • to provide the products, information, and services customers request;
  • for security, credit, or fraud prevention purposes;
  • to provide you with effective customer service;
  • to provide you with a personalized experience when you use our sites;
  • to display personalized advertising when you visit our sites;
  • to contact you with special offers and other information we believe will be of interest to you;
  • to contact you with information and notices related to your use of our sites;
  • to invite you to participate in surveys and provide feedback to us;
  • to better understand your needs and interests;
  • to improve the content, functionality, and usability of our sites;
  • to improve our products and services;
  • to improve our marketing and promotional efforts; and
  • for any other purpose identified in an applicable privacy notice or other agreement between Top Ag Cooperative and you.

Log Files

Top Ag Cooperative follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any personally identifiable information. The information aims to analyze trends, administer the site, track users’ movement on the website, and gather demographic information.

Our Advertising Partners

Some of the advertisers on our site may use cookies and web beacons. Our advertising partners are listed below. Each of our advertising partners has its own privacy policy on user data. For easier access, we hyperlinked to their Privacy Policies below.

Use of Facebook Pixel

Facebook remarketing service is provided by Facebook Inc. Facebook may collect data using cookies or other storage technologies. This third party is able to provide targeted advertising to the user by utilizing this information. 

You can learn more about interest-based advertising from Facebook by visiting this page: https://www.facebook.com/business/ads/ad-targeting

To opt-out from Facebook’s interest-based advertisements, follow these instructions from Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/help/568137493302217

Facebook adheres to the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising established by the Digital Advertising Alliance. You can also opt out from Facebook and other participating companies through the Digital Advertising Alliance in the USA: https://optout.aboutads.info/choices/, the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada in Canada: https://youradchoices.ca/, or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe: https://youronlinechoices.eu/, or opt-out using your mobile device settings. 

For more information on the privacy practices of Facebook, please visit Facebook’s Data Policy: http://facebook.com/privacy/explanation

Third Party Privacy Policies

Top Ag Cooperative’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we advise you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. These policies may include their practices and instructions about how to opt out of certain options.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found on their respective websites.

CCPA Privacy Rights (Do Not Sell My Personal Information)

Under the CCPA, among other rights, California consumers have the right to:

Request that a business that collects a consumer’s personal data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers.

Request that a business delete any personal data about the consumer that a business has collected.

Request that a business that sells a consumer’s personal data not sell the consumer’s personal data.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. Please contact us if you would like to exercise any of these rights.

GDPR Data Protection Rights

We want to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

  • The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.
  • The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.
  • The right to erasure — Under certain conditions, you have the right to request that we erase your personal data.
  • The right to restrict processing — Under certain conditions, you have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data.
  • The right to object to processing — Under certain conditions, you have the right to object to our processing of your personal data.
  • The right to data portability — Under certain conditions, you have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization or directly to you.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. Please contact us if you would like to exercise any of these rights.

Children’s Information

Another part of our priority is protecting children while using the Internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

Top Ag Cooperative does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately, and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Changes to Policy

If Top Ag Cooperative decides to change its privacy policies and practices, we will post those changes to our Privacy Policy on our website in advance of the changes taking effect so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will continue to be able to use information in accordance with the Privacy Policy under which the information was collected.

Contact Us

Those who submit information can always request to see the information that is submitted to Top Ag Cooperative.

To update or remove your submitted information, contact us at 618-243-5293 or email info@topag.net.

 By using our site, you signify the acceptance of this policy.

Updated June 2024.