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This Policy will apply whenever you are visiting any of the websites of Darling Ingredients, its subsidiaries, and affiliates (“Websites”). By visiting the Websites, you accept the practices described in this Policy. Before using the Website(s), Darling Ingredients advises you to carefully review all of the sections that appear below.
What types of information does Darling Ingredients collect through the Websites?
By visiting the Websites, you are providing Darling Ingredients with non-identifiable, personal information that is automatically collected to ensure the proper functioning of the Websites. This information will also be used to update and improve the content of the Websites.
The automatic collection of non-identifiable data is done through the use of “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device each time you visit a website. A cookie is sent by a company’s web server to a user’s web browser in order to enable the server to collect information back from the browser.
When you provide Darling Ingredients with your personal identifiable information, such as your name, address, e-mail, telephone number, client number, through the use of the Websites’ contact forms Darling Ingredients will treat that information as confidential and will only use this information for the purpose for which you have provided the information.
Darling Ingredients does not share, sell, rent, lend, disclose or otherwise distribute any of the personal data you provide to Darling Ingredients to or with any unauthorized third party, other than with Darling Ingredients’ corporate organization its subsidiaries, affiliates, and authorized agents and contractors, without your consent, unless:
- Darling Ingredients is required to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with a law, regulation, judicial or court order, or any other valid legal obligation. It is important to note that Darling Ingredients complies with all applicable legal requirements and cooperates, when required, with law enforcement, administrative, and judicial inquiries to enforce laws, intellectual property and other rights. In certain cases, it may be necessary to furnish your information in connection with these objectives, and Darling Ingredients therefore reserves the right to use or disclose only that information required in order to comply with such legal request to cooperate in any law enforcement or public safety investigation;
- The interests of Darling Ingredients require disclosure in order to recover money owed to us, to enforce or apply our agreements or to protect the integrity of the websites, the rights, property, or safety of the Darling Ingredients’ organization, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction; or
- Darling Ingredients or one (or more) of its business operations is purchased by a third party. In this event, any personal information collected by Darling Ingredients will be transferred to the third party. Cookies generally process your IP-address, but they do not save your personal information. If you do not want to have cookies stored on your computer or want to remove cookies that have already been stored, you can arrange this via your browser settings. Please note that if you set your browser to reject all cookies, you will not be able to use all of the features and functionality of the Websites.
Darling Ingredients uses three types of cookies on its Websites:
- Functional Cookies
These cookies may store your browser name, the type of computer and technical information about your means of connection to our Websites, such as the operating system and the Internet Service Providers utilized and other similar information. This information is used to technically facilitate the navigation and use of the Websites. In addition, functional cookies may be used to store personal settings, such as language, or to remember your information for next visits if so requested.
- Analytics Cookies
The Websites also use analytics cookies to measure the number of visits and the parts of the Websites that are the most popular among the Website visitors as well as for benchmarking purposes. This information is used to provide aggregated and statistical information on the use of the Websites and is used to improve the contents of the Websites and to enhance your user experience. In order to ensure that analytics cookies are used in a privacy friendly manner, the last three digits of your IP-address are removed and the standard setting to share data with the analytics cookies is disabled.
- Third-party Website Cookies
Please note that the Websites are general audience websites and Darling Ingredients does not knowingly or intentionally collect personal identifiable information from persons under 16 years of age. If and when we become aware that someone under the age of 16 has provided personal