AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. Privacy Statement

At AgroFresh, we are committed to maintaining the privacy of all visitors to this website, as described in this privacy statement.

AgroFresh passively collects information that is automatically sent to us by your web browser in order to provide a more personalized website experience. This information may include your domain name and user name.

AgroFresh uses cookies to provide personal service for those who register and to estimate our audience size. A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. This website is cookie-enabled in order to give you more personalized user experience. Please refer to your browser if you want to learn more about your cookie settings.

Each browser accessing an AgroFresh website is given a unique cookie which is then used to determine the extent of repeat usage, usage by a registered user versus by an unregistered user, and to help develop content based on user interests and behavior. We also measure certain traffic patterns, which areas of AgroFresh’s network of websites you have visited, and your visiting patterns in the aggregate. We use this research to understand how our users’ habits are similar or different from one another so that we can make each new experience on an AgroFresh website a better one. We may use this information to better personalize the content, banners, and promotions that you and other users will see on our sites.

AgroFresh will not share with a third party, any information collected on this website for direct marketing purposes. Because of the nature of the Internet, we may transmit the information to another country for purposes other than direct marketing, such as for storage or because of where our servers are located. We may also use it to investigate security breaches or cooperate with authorities pursuant to a legal matter. We may also remove all the personally identifiable information and use the rest for historical, statistical or scientific purposes.

If you have questions or concerns relating to the handling of your personal data or other privacy-related query, please get in touch with us using the details found in the Terms and Conditions in the website’s footer or through the ‘Contact us’ tool. You can exercise your right to manage your personal Information at any time by contacting us.

If you contact us, you are voluntarily releasing information to us. Your e-mail address and other user-provided information will be collected and will be used by AgroFresh to respond to you.

If you have subscribed to a particular email newsletter or other communication, you should follow the instructions in the email or on a related website to unsubscribe. If you choose to unsubscribe, we may keep a ‘suppression list’ containing your details so we know you have unsubscribed.

For your convenience, this site may contain certain hyperlinks to other AgroFresh pages as well as to websites outside AgroFresh. We make no promises or guarantees regarding data collection on the hyperlinked pages that are not owned by AgroFresh. We therefore recommend that you read the privacy policy/statement for each site you visit.

You have the right at any time to withdraw your consent to the use of your personal data in the future.

GDPR ADAPTATION

AgroFresh Solutions Inc. (“AGROFRESH“, “we”, “us”, “our”) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This Privacy Policy (together with our Terms of Use, our Cookies Policy and any other documents referred to in it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, when you navigate in this site (the “Site“), or that you provide to us on a voluntary basis, will be collected and processed by us.

By visiting our Site you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

1 . Basic information

Who is the controller of the data you provide?

The legal entity which is collecting and processing your data as data controller is AgroFresh Solutions Inc.

Which kind of personal data we process?

We process personal data that you provide to us when you (i) submit a form in relation to any query you may have; (ii) complete the Work in AGROFRESH form, (iii) sign up for the submission of newsletter, and (iv) other personal data that we collect from use from a technical perspective and also by means of the cookies.

 

For what purposes do we need your personal data?

We may use your personal data to (i) satisfy your requests, (ii) the consideration of your job application in the relevant selection procedures and (iii) the submission of newsletters.

 

Which is our lawfulness to process your personal data?

Depending on the specific purpose, our lawfulness lies on your consent, or our legitimate interest.

For how long will we keep your personal data?

Your personal data will be stored as long as we have to comply with a legal obligation, until you revoke your consent or three years after we’ve completed your enquiry.

Are we going to share your personal data?

Unless legally required, data will not be shared with third parties other than our service providers who help us better to comply with our regulatory obligations.

 

Which are your rights as data subject and how you can exercise them?

You may exercise the right of access, to rectification and to erasure your personal data, as well as other rights.

Additional information

For further information regarding Privacy and Data Protection, please see section 2.1 to 2.6 “Additional Info” below.

2. Additional information 

2.1. Who is the controller of the data you provide?

For the purpose of the applicable data protection regulations, the data controller for this Site is AgroFresh Solutions, Inc, 510-513 Walnut Street, Suite 1350 Philadelphia, PA 19106 USA.

For more information about this document or how we process your personal data, you can contact by mail AgroFresh Solutions, Inc, 510-513 Walnut Street, Suite 1350 Philadelphia, PA 19106 USA or at the e-mail address: privacy@agrofresh.com.

2.2. Which kind of personal data do we collect from you? 

We may collect and process the following data about you:

a. Information you give usYou may give us information about you through different forms available in the Site or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise.  This includes information you provide to us for the following purposes: 

    • Submitting a request or a proposal via the relevant contact form.
    • Submitting a job application.
    • Requesting the submission of newsletters.

We try to only collect the necessary information to process your request. The information you give us may include your name, surname, address, e-mail address, country, and phone number.

b. Information we collect about you. When you visit our Site we may automatically collect certain information via internal or external cookies. For more information please click here.

2.3 How long do we store your information for?

The personal data you provide to us will be stored and processed as follows:

  1. Regarding the personal data submitted via the contact form, three years.
  2. Regarding the personal data submitted via the Careers section three years in order to consider your application for open or future selection procedures.
  3. Regarding the newsletters request, until you revoke your consent or object the submission of commercial communications.
  4. Site maintenance: part of the data is collected in order to ensure the error-free provision of the Site, keep the Site safe and secure and improve the services offered through the Site to ensure content is presented effectively for you and your computer. The data retention period of the personal data you provide to us through the use of cookies is explained in our cookies policy.

2.4. Which is our lawful basis to process your personal data?

The reasons why we use your personal data (indicated in section 2.3) are the following:

  1. Regarding the personal data submitted via the contact form, AGROFRESH legitimate interest to manage your request.
  2. Regarding the personal data submitted via Careers section, your consent provided thereto.
  3. Regarding the newsletters request, your consent provided thereto.
  4. Site maintenance: we have your consent to our terms and conditions/cookies policy when you use the website and legitimate business interest.

2.5. Who do we share your information with?

Except for legal obligation, your data will not be shared with third parties other than our services providers who help us to pursue our regulatory obligations and/or better provide you with the services or information requested (hereinafter, the “Recipients“).

Whenever information needs to be transferred to Recipients outside the European Economic Area to a country which has not received the decision of an adequate level of protection issued by the European Commission, personal data will be duly protected by standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission, the relevant Privacy Shield certification or binding corporate rules of the data processor.

2.6. What are your rights as data subject and how you can exercise them?

You may exercise at any time any of the following rights:

a. Right of access: you can obtain access to your information

b. Right to rectification:  you are entitled to have your information corrected if it is inaccurate or incomplete.

c. Right to erasure: you can request the deletion or removal of the information concerning yourself where there is no compelling reason for an organization to keep using it. This right is also known as “the right to be forgotten”.

d. Right to restrict processing: you can ‘block’ or suppress further use of your information in certain circumstances. When processing is restricted, we may still store your information, but will not use it further.

e. Right to data portability: you can obtain and reuse your personal data for your own purposes across different services with a different data controller. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another data controller, this will only take place if it is technically feasible.

f. Right to object: you can object to certain types of processing, in certain circumstances.

If we have a legal or regulatory obligation to use your data, we will inform you that your consent withdrawal won’t be able to be fulfilled.

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, you can send us an electronic request to the following contact address, attaching a copy of your personal ID card/passport.

AgroFresh Solutions, Inc, 510-513 Walnut Street, Suite 1350 Philadelphia, PA 19106 USA or at the e-mail address: privacy@agrofresh.com

**European Economic Area

Lastly, we inform you that you can contact the National Agency on Data Protection and any other competent public bodies for any claim arising from the processing of your personal data. You can find an updated list of such organisms by jurisdiction here.