This statement is one way of sustaining your trust in our organisation and our products. Our privacy statement describes how we collect, protect and use information about you during your visit on our website.
We may collect personal information about you from the information you provide to us when you fill out a form on our website, facebook page or other digital means.
We have adopted policies and procedures designed to protect your personal information from unauthorised use or disclosure. We have implemented physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to maintain the confidentiality and integrity of the personal information in our possession and to guard against unauthorised access. These include, among other things, procedures for controlling access to customer files, building security programs and information technology security measures such as the use of passwords, firewalls, plus virus and use detection software. We continue to assess new technology as it becomes available and to upgrade our physical and electronic security systems as appropriate. Our policy allows employees to access your personal information only if they have a business purpose for using such information, such as administering, providing or developing our products or services. Our policy, which governs the conduct of all of our employees, requires all employees to safeguard personal information about the consumers and customers we serve or have served in the past.
We collect information about you to help us serve your needs, to provide you with quality products and services and to fulfill legal and regulatory requirements. We consider all information about you in our possession to be personal information, even if you cease to be a customer.
We share personal information about you, as required or permitted by law, with third parties, such as service providers who assist us in the day-to-day operations of our organisation. Our policy is to require third party service providers to enter into confidentiality agreements with us, prohibiting them from using any personal information they obtain for any other purpose other than those for which they were retained or as required by law. We may also disclose information about you, when necessary or required, in legal and arbitration proceedings and to government agencies.
The Bard Valley Medjool Date Growers Association (BVMDGA) reserves the right to amend this Privacy Statement or alter its privacy principles at its sole discretion without notice to you. Any alterations to this Privacy Statement or our privacy principles will be posted on our website in a timely manner.