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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this information explaining our information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.

We will not collect any personal information about you through our Web site unless you provide it to us voluntarily. On some pages, you can ask questions, make requests and register to receive materials. The types of personal information collected are: name, address, email address and phone number.

We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Additionally, if you authorize the USA Rice Federation to contact you, we may use your email address to send you notice of newsletters, recipes, promotions, or other similar events. Information provided by registration may be shared with third parties hired by the USA Rice Federation to manage these programs.

What We Collect and Store Automatically

We collect no personal information about you when you visit our Web site unless you choose to provide this information to us. However, we collect and store certain information automatically. Here is how we handle information about your visit to our Web site.

If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the Web site, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. We use the information we collect to count the number and type of visitors to the different pages on our site to help us make our site more useful to visitors like you.

This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:

  • The Internet domain name (the logical or text name corresponding to the numeric address of a Web site, for example, "xyzcompany.com") and IP address (a unique number separated by dots that is automatically assigned to the computer enabling you to connect to the Internet) from which you access our Web site;
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
  • The date and time you accessed our site;
  • The pages you visited;
  • Any files you may have downloaded, such as PDFs;
  • If you linked to our Web site from another Web site, the Internet domain name or numeric IP address of that Web site;
  • If you came to the site from a search engine, any search phrases or keywords you may have entered as part of your search.

Legal Terms and Conditions

Access to and use of this website is subject to the following terms and conditions and all applicable laws which, by accessing and browsing this site, the User accepts, without limitation or qualification.

The information set forth in this site concerning any products or services are subject to change without notice.

Copyright Notice

Copyright USA Rice Federation 2003-2008. All Rights Reserved
Distribution, transmission, modification, copy, reproduction or any type of use of the content of this web site for commercial or public purposes is prohibited without the express written permission of the USA Rice Federation.

The User may, for personal non-commercial use only, download a single hard copy. Except as expressly provided, nothing contained herein shall be construed as creating any license or right under copyright, trademark or other intellectual property right.

Indemnification

The user of this site agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the USA Rice Federation, its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising out of the use of this Web site by the user.

Furthermore, the USA Rice Federation does not endorse, guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any content, nor its merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose for any other web site or link listed on this web site. When linking to another site, you are no longer on this site and are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.

Terms of Use Revisions

The USA Rice Federation may at any time revise these terms of use by updating this posting. By using this Site, you agree to be bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to determine the then current terms of use to which you are bound.