Effective date: Mar 22, 2023
CHS Inc., CHS Hedging, LLC., as well as its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively “CHS”) use “cookies,” web beacons, server logs, and other related technologies to collect information about visitors to affiliated websites. As you use our website, we or third parties may store cookies on your computer or device that collect information about your preferences or your device. If there are material changes to this notice, CHS, will post a prominent notice or banner on its sites prompting you to review the changes prior to the effective date of the changes.
What is a Cookie
Cookies are small files placed on a computer or device by a website. A cookie has a unique ID assigned to your device. It helps to navigate from page to page on a website, provide secure connections, and remember preferences from a previous visit when you return. Examples of information collected include visitor interactions with affiliated websites (e.g., pages viewed), website preferences (e.g., language), and the technical characteristics (e.g., device identifiers).
What type of Cookies does CHS use
Persistent Cookies: A cookie which consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser stored by the browser and remains valid until its set expiration date (unless deleted by the user before the expiration date).
Session Cookies: A cookie which will expire at the end of the user session when the web browser is closed.
What is the purpose of CHS Cookies
Essential Cookies: These cookies are necessary for the website to function. They are usually set to allow the proper function of this website, such as prompting the cookie banner, remembering your cookie preferences, logging into your account, or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.
Preference Cookies: These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by trusted third parties whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, some or all of these services may not function properly.
Analytical Cookies: These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. This category of cookies may include Google Analytics which helps analyze and evaluate a visitor’s use of the website and to compile statistical reports on this website’s activity. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site and will not be able to monitor its performance.
Targeting Cookies: These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners to record the pages you visit and the links you follow. This information may be used to show you relevant advertisements on other sites. If you do not allow these cookies, advertisements may be less relevant to your interests.
Social Media Cookies: These cookies are set by social media services added to our websites to share our social media content with you. They can record your activity across other sites to build a profile of your interests. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit. If you do not allow these cookies, you may not be able to use or see CHS social media content.
How can you manage Cookies
You can manage your cookies via our Cookies Preferences link, which is found in the footer of all CHS websites. You cannot opt out of our Essential Cookies as they are deployed in order to ensure the proper functioning of the CHS or affiliated sites. If you choose to decline non-essential cookies, you may not be able to fully use CHS website services.
CHS has provided you functionality to opt-out of Targeted, Analytical, and Social Media cookies which collect information for analytics and to personalize your experience with targeted ads, which may be considered as a sale of personal information to third parties under consumer privacy acts. You may exercise your right to opt out of the sale of personal information by selecting the appropriate options in the Cookie Preferences link. If you opt out, we will not have the capabilities to offer personalized ads nor provide your information to third parties. If you have enabled privacy controls via browser plug in, this will be a valid request to opt-out and your activity will not be tracked on web sites.
How can you contact CHS
You may contact our CHS Privacy Office for further clarification about your rights as a consumer and all other questions about privacy at CHS by postal mail, telephone or online at:
Attn: Privacy Office
5500 Cenex Drive
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077 USA
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