Effective Date: May 16, 2014

Privacy and Restrictions on Use of Our Site:

Globalnitrogenservices.com (“Site”) is an internet property of Global Nitrogen Services, its subsidiary or affiliate (“GNS,” “we,” “us”). Your privacy is important to us. In this statement we explain our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.

Please note that this Privacy Policy does not apply to you if you are an employee or contractor of GNS who is using this Site. Please consult the employee handbook for details on acceptable use of GNS’s computer equipment, including its servers.

The Information We Collect:

This statement applies to all information collected or submitted on this Site. We do not accept credit card or bank account information through this Site but may use a third party provider for such services. We do collect information on the forms that you complete in connection with responses to employment solicitations or other invitations to seminars or similar activities, or if you make an inquiry about our goods or services.

The variety of personal information we collect include:

  • First and last name
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Phone number(s)
  • Age and/or date of birth if requested
  • Any other personal information the user submits during the course of correspondence with us concerning employment opportunities, seminars or similar activities, or inquiries about goods or services

We also collect non-personally identifiable information. Non-personally identifiable information is information collected in the normal course of operating our business that does not reveal the specific identity of the user. This data records activity either on this Site or within Site-initiated email. The types of non-personally identifiable information collected include: 

  • Internet protocol (“IP”) address
  • Information about a site from which you reached our Site, such as a search engine page
  • The time spent viewing particular pages of our Site
  • Whether you clicked on a link we provided on our Site

When you access our Site via the internet, our servers automatically record certain information in a server log. These server logs may include information such as your web request, your interaction with a service, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser or your account.

Our Site’s servers automatically identify your computer by its IP address. IP addresses are automatically logged by web servers, collecting information about a user’s traffic patterns. While the IP address does not identify an individual by name, it may, with the cooperation of the ISP, be used to locate and identify an individual who is using the internet. Your IP address can also reveal what geographic area you are connecting from, or which ISP you are using. Your IP address may be used to address problems with our server, administer our Site and/or to gather broad demographic information about users of the Site. Finally, the other websites that you visit have IP addresses, and we may collect the IP addresses of those websites and their pages, as well.

Use of “Cookies”:

Part of our data collection process may involve the use of "cookies", which are small pieces of identifying information placed and stored on your computer by our server which enable our system to more readily recognize you when you visit. Cookies are frequently used to enable sites to more efficiently provide service, such as to customize the display to suit your interests, note your interests while visiting our Site, and store information. It is our policy that any information obtained through the use of cookies will only be used internally by GNS to better provide service to you and to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the Site. Cookies will not be used to track your activities outside of the Site or for any purpose not disclosed herein.

The Way We Use Information:

Your personal information will be stored in our systems for our internal use only. We will use such information to provide you with the requested information, goods, services or materials, for internal research, for marketing and data analysis, to send you updates and news concerning GNS and its business partners, and to better assist you with any future requirements. It is our policy not to disclose, sell or market your personal information to any unaffiliated third party without your prior permission. However, we may transfer or disclose your information to our affiliates, divisions, employees, partners, contractors and suppliers, subject to use only as set forth herein. Please note, however, that your information will not be considered subject to any obligation of confidentiality. You agree that any ideas, material, or content submitted on or through this Site becomes the sole property of GNS, and GNS has no obligation of confidentiality nor are we responsible for any claims of infringement or misappropriation that may result from any submission. We may disclose your information to any person, specifically to any governmental agency, without notice, if we in good faith believe that such is required in order to comply with law, to protect GNS interests including this Site, and in response to any emergency situation.

Data Collection by Third Parties:

We do not endorse, nor are we liable for the accuracy of, the privacy policies and/or terms and conditions of any third parties, including without limitation, those to which we provide links on our Site, including those of our service providers. You should read the privacy policies of such third party websites to make sure that you agree to their terms before using such websites.

Protection of Your Personal Information:

We endeavor to safeguard and protect our users’ information. We have security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of personal information under our control, and we follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us. No method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Accessing or Correcting Your Information:

If you wish to access, delete or correct the information that you have provided to us through this Site, or if you do not wish to receive any emails from us, please contact us through the “Contact Us” section of our Site.

Policy Changes:

We update our policy from time to time without notice so please check back periodically. Changes to the privacy policy will be posted on this Site and the effective date of the policy will be modified to reflect the effective date of the most recent version.