Privacy Statement



This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

This Privacy Policy explains the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information through our websites.

This Privacy Policy explains the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information through Louis Dreyfus Company Australia PTY. Ltd's website (Site) and through the Grains online portal accessed through the Site.

Please read this Privacy Policy to learn more about the ways in which we use and protect your Personal Information.

If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on our site so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it and, where appropriate, we may notify you by email.

Information we collect and how we use that information

We may collect and process the following Personal Information about you:

§  Information relating to the jobs you've applied to, jobs you've viewed, your curriculum vitae (CV) or resume, and similar information submitted to us by you.

§  If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

§  Details of the biographical information about yourself that you post on or via our site.

§  Information relating to your grower business such as contracts, remittance advices, yield results, bank account and contact details, company details, authorisations and encumbrances.

We will use your Personal Information for internal purposes only and will never sell or share your Personal Information with any third parties, for marketing or any other purposes, other than in circumstances which are compatible with the purposes for which you submitted the information to us. For example, we may provide your Personal Information to an external recruitment agency who we contract to co-ordinate and administer any recruitment exercise on our behalf. Sensitive information such as your income level and expectations will be treated with the utmost discretion and respect for your personal privacy.

Should you submit a CV/ resume to us the amount of information you choose to keep confidential is entirely within your discretion. You may enter as much or as little information as you choose. All information posted by you will only be visible to those of our managers and staff who are responsible for recruitment or otherwise directly involved in the hiring process, including associated administrative actions and communications.

We collect information from the forms used to register accounts on the LDC online Grains portal and from information put on that portal. We collect this information to allow us to administer and support grower interactions and in signing up with LDC you consent to us using this information for that purpose. If we collect information that is to be used for any other purpose, we will tell you the purpose at the time of collection.

IP addresses and use of "cookies"

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your internet protocol ("IP") address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our site, analyze trends, track users' movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve our site.

We do not use cookies on our site and we do not place cookies on your computer.

Where we store your personal information

We have implemented, and follow, industry standard measures to protect against unauthorized access to, and unlawful interception or processing of, Personal Information. The transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of any data transmitted via our site. Any transmission is therefore at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.

Disclosure of personal information

We may disclose your Personal Information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries and/or affiliates.

Other than previously specified in this Privacy Policy, we may disclose your Personal Information to third parties in the following circumstances:

§  In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.

§  If we become part of another organization, that organization will possess the personal information collected by us, and it will assume the rights and obligations regarding your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.

§  If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of us, our customers, or others.

Like most large organisations, we use a range of service providers to help us maximise the quality and efficiency of our services and our business operations. This means that individuals and organisations outside of, such as telecommunications providers and operators of the portal and mailhouses, will sometimes have access to personal information held by us and may use it on behalf of us. We require our service providers to adhere to strict privacy guidelines and not to keep this information or use it for any unauthorised purposes.

We may disclose personal information outside of the jurisdiction from which it was collected. In the conduct of our business, we transfer to, hold or access information personal information from various countries including the USA. The privacy laws of those countries may not provide the same level of protection as the privacy laws of the country from which the personal information was collected. However, this does not change our commitments to safeguard your privacy and we will comply with all applicable laws relating to the cross-border data disclosure.

If you do not allow us to disclose some information, we may not be able to meet our legal obligations or may not be able to conduct business with you or engage you to work for us.

Non-personal information

Non-personal information is information that does not identify you individually. We collect non-personal information from your computer, such as your Web browser, the date and time of your Web site visit, the Web address from which you accessed our site, the number of visitors to the site, the pages viewed, and the length of time on the Web site.

Other websites

Our site contains links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another website over which we have no control and will bear no responsibility. Often these sites require you to enter your personal information. We encourage you to read the privacy policies on all such websites as their policies may differ from ours.

Modifications to this privacy policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy policy at any time by posting revisions on this web page. Such changes will be effective on posting.


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