There’s the field where farmers use our machines. And then there’s the field of agricultural equipment makers like AGCO...And figuratively speaking, we’re doing everything we can to un-level it.
“For the farmers. For the people working for them. For ourselves. For the future.”
This Privacy Statement (the “Statement”) is provided by AGCO Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates (see Contact Details) (together “AGCO”, “we” or “us”). AGCO Corporation is acting as the ultimate controller of data and affiliates and subsidiaries will be acting as joint controllers for personal data relevant to their activities. Capitalised terms not defined in the body of this Statement are defined in the Glossary at the end of this Statement.
This Statement governs the manner in which AGCO collects and further Processes Personal Data about individuals who use AGCO’s products or services (“you”). We encourage you to read this Statement carefully, and to regularly check this page to review any changes we might make in accordance with the terms of this Statement.
AGCO has a separate Statement governing the processing of Machine Data. Should there be any discrepancy between the terms of this Privacy Statement and Machine Data Statement respective to processing of Personal Data then the terms of this Privacy Statement shall control respective to conflicting terms with respect to Personal Data only.
AGCO may collect Personal Data from you in the following circumstances:
AGCO may receive Personal Data about you from third parties. For example:
In some circumstances, you may provide AGCO with Personal Data about others. For example, you might mention another AGCO customer when commenting on an ACGO product. Whenever you provide any such Personal Data, you must ensure that this does not violate those third parties’ rights. If you are unsure whether the third party agrees with you providing its Personal Data, please refrain from communicating such Personal Data to AGCO.
The categories of Personal Data that may be Processed by, or on behalf of, AGCO under this Statement (to the extent permitted by Data Protection Laws) include:
1 Machine Data may also qualify as Personal Data if we associate it with an identified or identifiable natural person in which case AGCO shall follow both statements. Should there be any discrepancy between the terms of this Privacy Statement and Machine Data Statement respective to processing of Personal Data then the terms of this Privacy Statement shall control respective to conflicting terms with respect to Personal Data only.
In Processing your Personal Data in connection with the purposes set out in this Statement, AGCO may, depending on the circumstances, rely on any of the following legal bases:
AGCO does not seek to collect or otherwise Process your Sensitive Personal Data, except where:
AGCO may Process your Personal Data for the following purposes in particular, to the extent permitted by Data Protection Laws:
We may make use of Processing facilities controlled or operated by members of our corporate group, or our third party service providers, located in jurisdictions other than the jurisdiction in which your Personal Data were originally collected. In particular, the content and features of a Site, an App or a Device may be provided by means of servers located outside your jurisdiction (including, but not limited to, servers located in the United States). Your Personal Data may be transferred to, and Processed using, those servers or other Processing facilities, as part of the operation of a Site, an App or a Device, or in connection with any of the Processing purposes set out in this Statement, subject always to compliance with the provisions of Applicable Laws (e.g., by implementing EU Standard Contractual Clauses, where appropriate). These transfers are necessary in order to provide our products and services to you in an efficient and effective manner. By providing Personal Data to AGCO under this Privacy Statement, you acknowledge that your Personal Data may be transferred to locations outside your jurisdiction. If you do not wish for your Personal Data to be transferred to other jurisdictions, please do not provide your Personal Data to AGCO, nor use any Sites, Apps or Devices.
Where we transfer your Personal Data to other countries, we do so on the basis of Standard Contractual Clauses and AGCO Binding Corporate Rules. You may request a copy of our Standard Contractual Clauses and details of our Privacy Shield Certification using the contact details provided below.
AGCO is committed to Processing your Personal Data securely. We adopt appropriate data Processing practices, and appropriate technical and organisational security measures, to protect against unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of Personal Data. The Internet is not, in itself, a secure environment and we cannot provide an absolute assurance that your Personal Data transferred using the Internet will be secure at all times. Transmission of Personal Data over the Internet is at your own risk and you should only use secure systems to access Sites, Apps or Devices.
You are responsible for keeping your access credentials for each Site, App and Device safe and confidential. You should frequently change your access credentials and you must notify AGCO promptly if you become aware of any misuse of your access credentials, and immediately change your access credentials.
We will not sell, trade, or rent your Personal Data to others without your consent. We may, however, share or disclose your Personal Data to third parties in the following circumstances:
As set out in this Statement, we, may contact you via email, text message, or other electronic means, from time to time, to provide you with information relating to products or services that may be of interest to you. If you wish to unsubscribe from these communications, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions in each such communication. Alternatively, you may use the unsubscribe features provided through our Sites and Apps.
Please note that, in the event that you unsubscribe from receiving communications relating to marketing or advertising, we may nevertheless continue to contact you for the purposes of carrying out your instructions, enabling you to make any purchases you request, administration of your account, or as required or permitted by Applicable Laws.
AGCO offers data subjects the opportunity to define, during their lifetime, the instructions that should be followed after their death with regard to their personal data. Should the data subject pass away without leaving clear instructions about how to manage their personal data, we can also work with immediate family members and representatives to remove personal data of a deceased person where appropriate. In certain circumstances we may provide beneficiaries of deceased data subjects with reasonable information on the data held about the deceased data subject by AGCO. We shall not provide passwords or other login details. Any decision to respond to a request regarding a deceased data subject will need to be balanced against the obligation to keep information secure, safe, and private.
We do not knowingly collect or further Process Personal Data of children under 16 years of age. We ask parents or legal guardians to assist us by supervising the activities of children in relation to our Sites, Apps and Devices, and by not allowing them to submit any Personal Data through and Site, App or Device.
It is your responsibility to ensure that your Personal Data held by AGCO is complete, accurate and up-to-date. Subject to Applicable Laws, you may have the following rights:
This does not affect your statutory rights. You may exercise any of these rights by using the contact details provided below.
FAO General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
4205 River Green Pkwy
Duluth, GA 30096
AGCO International GmbH
Victor von Bruns-Strasse 17
8212 Neuhausen am Rheinfall
If you contact us, we will endeavour to investigate and attempt to resolve each query or complaint within one month, or such other period as may be required under Applicable Laws.
By using any Site, App or Device, you are deemed to have accepted this Policy. If you do not accept the terms set out in this Policy, you must not use any Sites, Apps or Devices.
Last updated: 23.10.2020
In this Policy, capitalised terms have the following meanings: