Terms & Conditions
This website is the property of Co-op Ag Equipment. All rights are reserved. By using this website, you acknowledge acceptance of the following terms and conditions:
Co-op Ag Equipment provides the content on this website solely for information and the education of, and communication to, its members and the general public. Reasonable efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the data on this website. Changes to information may be made at any time without prior notice.
Co-op Ag Equipment does not warrant the quality, accuracy or completeness of any information on this website. Such information is provided “as is” without warranty or condition of any kind.
This website contains links to other sites. No endorsement of any third party products or services is expressed or implied.
All trade-marks, logos, and brand names (trade-marks) displayed on this website are the registered and unregistered trade-marks of Co-op Ag Equipment, or are under license to Co-op Ag Equipment. Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any trade-mark displayed on this website without the prior written permission of Co-op Ag Equipment. Any unauthorized downloading, retransmission or other copying or modification of trade-marks and/or the contents herein may be a violation of federal or common law, trade-mark and/or copyright laws and could subject the copier to legal action.
Corporate Identification – The CO-OP® logo is used by Co-op Ag Equipment and most retail co-operatives.
® Registered trade-mark of TMC Distributing Ltd.
Website Privacy & Data Use Policy
This Website Privacy & Data Use Policy contains information regarding Co-op Ag Equipment’s practices with respect to the collection, use, retention, storage and disclosure of Personal Information.
The following defined terms are used within this Policy:
“Co-op” means Co-op Ag Equipment.
“Personal Information” means information about an identifiable individual. This includes information such as an individual’s name, home address, telephone number, personal e-mail address, and personal Twitter or other social media address. Personal Information also includes demographic information such as an individual’s gender, age, nationality and other characteristics when that information could be combined with other Personal Information. Personal Information may also include information regarding an individual’s product interests, purchasing history and financial information. In some cases, information that appears to be anonymous may be Personal Information if it can be easily linked to an individual to create a profile about that person. An individual’s business address, title, and business telephone number are not Personal Information when used for business purposes.
“Policy” means this Website Privacy & Data Use Policy.
“Service Providers” means other companies and individuals who provide Co-op Ag Equipment with products and/or services but who are not employees.
“Site(s)” means the following website(s): https://www.coopagequipment.ca
“User” means an identifiable individual who provides Personal Information to Co-op Ag Equipment through the Site(s) or otherwise.
Co-op Ag Equipment may update this Policy without prior notice, and any changes will be effective immediately upon the posting of the revised Policy on the Site(s).
Application of this Policy
This Policy applies to Personal Information that Co-op Ag Equipment collects through the Site(s) and when users contact Co-op.
Please read the Terms & Conditions and Website Privacy & Data Use Policy on this page carefully. By using Co-op Ag Equipment’s Site(s), users are agreeing that they understand the Terms & Conditions and Website Privacy & Data Use Policy.
Information Co-op Ag Equipment Collects
Co-op Ag Equipment collects information when users provide it to Co-op Ag Equipment. Co-op Ag Equipment also collects information about users through automated technologies on Co-op Ag Equipment’s Site(s) and from third parties. When Co-op Ag Equipment links information to users that was collected through automated technology, Co-op Ag Equipment treats that information as Personal Information.
- Information that users provide
Co-op Ag Equipment collects Personal Information from users when users provide it. For example, a user might provide Co-op Ag Equipment with their Personal Information when they e-mail Co-op Ag Equipment, telephone Co-op Ag Equipment, sign up for an e-mail newsletter, submit comments, submit a resume or job application, participate in a promotion, survey or other feature of the Site(s), communicate or interact with Co-op Ag Equipment through Co-op Ag Equipment’s Site(s) or a social media site such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or YouTube.
If users do not want their Personal Information collected by Co-op Ag Equipment, they should not submit it.
- Automated information and cookies
When users visit or interact with the Site(s), Co-op Ag Equipment or Service Providers may use technologies that automatically collect information about how a user accesses, navigates and leaves the Co-op Ag Equipment Site(s). For example, Co-op Ag Equipment or its Service Providers will collect information on what other website the user came to before visiting the Site(s), what browser type and operating system the user is using, the Internet protocol (IP) address the user is accessing the Site(s) from, the pages the user is navigating through and what website the user goes to after visiting Co-op Ag Equipment’s Site(s). In general, Co-op Ag Equipment does not associate this type of information with other Personal Information about a user except in the case of an investigation into Co-op Ag Equipment’s website security.
Children and Minors
The Site(s) are not directed to or suitable for children under 13. Co-op Ag Equipment does not knowingly collect Personal Information from anyone under 13 years of age. If Co-op Ag Equipment becomes aware that Co-op Ag Equipment has unknowingly collected personally identifiable information from a child under the age of 13, Co-op Ag Equipment will delete this information from Co-op Ag Equipment’s records or, if that is not reasonable, Co-op Ag Equipment will take reasonable available steps to de-identify the information. Children who are over the age of 13 but under the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside should not provide Co-op Ag Equipment with Personal Information without their parent’s or guardian’s consent.
Uses of the information Co-op Ag Equipment Collects
Co-op Ag Equipment uses information collected from a user for business purposes. For example, Co-op Ag Equipment uses Personal Information:
- to respond to a user’s inquiries and provide a user with information, such as information on a specific item in inventory;
- to register a user for Co-op Ag Equipment programs;
- to assist in optimizing a user’s experience with Co-op Ag Equipment by collecting information regarding a user’s product preferences and purchasing history;
- to assist with any consumer safety notifications;
- to monitor product quality and to communicate with users about the quality of Co-op Ag Equipment’s products;
- to provide users with newsletters and other advertising;
- to provide users with features on Co-op Ag Equipment’s Site(s), such as community forums or interactive features; and
- to identify participants in contests and promotions.
If a user submits a job application or resume to Co-op Ag Equipment, Co-op Ag Equipment will collect the information that a user provides to Co-op Ag Equipment to determine whether the user would be a suitable candidate for a job at Co-op Ag Equipment. Co-op Ag Equipment may retain this information in Co-op Ag Equipment’s files for a reasonable period of time after a user submits it in the event a future position becomes available, unless a user requests Co-op Ag Equipment not to do so.
How Co-op Ag Equipment obtains consent
Users consent to the collection, storage and use of their Personal Information when they provide it to Co-op Ag Equipment or they provide it to a third party and give the third party permission to send that information to Co-op Ag Equipment. The purposes for the collection of Personal Information that users provide to Co-op Ag Equipment are usually stated or implicit in the context in which a user gives it to Co-op Ag Equipment or a third party acting on Co-op Ag Equipment’s behalf. If Co-op Ag Equipment wants to make additional uses of a user’s Personal Information, Co-op Ag Equipment will ask the user for their express consent. For example, if a user provides Co-op Ag Equipment with their e-mail address so that Co-op Ag Equipment can provide the user with a newsletter, Co-op Ag Equipment obtains the user’s implied consent to use the user’s e-mail address for providing the user with Co-op Ag Equipment’s newsletters. If a user provides Co-op Ag Equipment with their e-mail address when they make an inquiry, Co-op Ag Equipment obtains their implied consent to use it for the purposes of responding to their inquiry. Co-op Ag Equipment may ask the user for their opt-in consent to use their e-mail for other purposes.
Co-op Ag Equipment uses opt-out consent for cookies and web beacons and other automated information. If a user does not want Co-op Ag Equipment to collect or use this information, they should not visit Co-op Ag Equipment’s Site(s). In addition, a user may opt-out by using browser settings that will not accept cookies or setting their e-mail application to not download images. In addition, users may opt-out of certain on-line advertising. Users may reference Cookies, advertising and how to opt-out [below] for more information.
How Co-op Ag Equipment shares information
Co-op Ag Equipment may share information that it collects about users in the following circumstances:
- Service Providers providing services to Co-op Ag Equipment or on Co-op Ag Equipment’s behalf
Service Providers provide services to Co-op Ag Equipment and may provide services to users on Co-op Ag Equipment’s behalf. Co-op Ag Equipment may share a user’s Personal Information or information that Co-op Ag Equipment has collected through automated means on Co-op Ag Equipment’s Site(s) with Co-op Ag Equipment’s Service Providers. For example, Co-op Ag Equipment’s Service Providers may host Co-op Ag Equipment’s Site(s), analyze data collected from Co-op Ag Equipment’s Site(s), provide customer service on Co-op Ag Equipment’s behalf, provide and manage social media sites on Co-op Ag Equipment’s behalf, administer Co-op Ag Equipment’s promotions, provide marketing or promotional assistance, post Co-op Ag Equipment’s advertisements, and collect user’s feedback on Co-op Ag Equipment’s Site(s) and advertisements. Co-op Ag Equipment is a member of Federated Co-operatives Limited (“FCL”) and will from time to time disclose your personal information to FCL to allow it to process your personal information for research and marketing purposes. FCL may need to disclose your personal information to third parties with whom it has contract agreements in place for the purposes of managing your personal information such as data collection and processing companies. The Co-op Ag Equipment provides FCL with only that information which is necessary to perform the required services. Other than the disclosure of your personal information to FCL for the aforementioned purposes, the Co-op Ag Equipment will not disclose your personal information to any organization without your consent, except where permitted or required by law.
- Aggregated or de-identified information
Co-op Ag Equipment does not sell or rent user’s Personal Information to third parties. However, Co-op Ag Equipment may share information in aggregated statistics and de-identified form with third parties without a user’s consent.
- When a user specifically agrees to Co-op Ag Equipment sharing their information
- Business Mergers or Acquisitions
Co-op Ag Equipment may sell or purchase assets. If another entity acquires Co-op Ag Equipment, or all or a portion of Co-op Ag Equipment’s assets, information that Co-op Ag Equipment collected from users may be shared with that entity. The information will be shared for the purpose of that entity considering whether to enter into the transaction and also to complete the transaction. Should such a sale or transfer occur, Co-op Ag Equipment will use reasonable efforts to direct that entity to use the user’s information in a manner that is consistent with this Policy and the purposes for which the information was originally collected. Also, if any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding is brought by or against Co-op Ag Equipment, a user’s information may be considered an asset of Co-op Ag Equipment’s and as such may be sold or transferred to third parties in those proceedings.
- Other legally required or permitted disclosures
Co-op Ag Equipment may also disclose the Personal Information of users in the following circumstances: (a) if such disclosure is necessary for Co-op Ag Equipment to receive legal advice; (b) to collect a debt from a user; (c) if Co-op Ag Equipment is required to disclose a user’s Personal Information in order to comply with any legal obligation or the decision of a judicial authority; (d) if disclosure is requested by an investigatory body, law enforcement official or governmental authority which has lawful authority to request the disclosure of the information in respect of an investigation; (e) if Co-op Ag Equipment has reasonable grounds to believe that the information relates to a breach of an agreement or contravention of a law; or (f) where Co-op Ag Equipment is otherwise permitted to do so by applicable law.
How Co-op Ag Equipment stores and protects Personal Information
Co-op Ag Equipment retains the Personal Information of users to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected. Co-op Ag Equipment maintains and also requires its Service Providers to maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect against loss, misuse or unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction of Personal Information. For example, Co-op Ag Equipment uses password protection where appropriate and limits access to staff, employees, and Service Providers who need to have access to it for the purposes for which it was collected and who have acknowledged their obligations to protect the Personal Information. When Co-op Ag Equipment transfers Personal Information, Co-op Ag Equipment uses encryption where appropriate. Co-op Ag Equipment cannot, however, guarantee the security of Personal Information held or transferred by it.
If a user is located in Canada, they should be aware that information Co-op Ag Equipment collects may be transferred to and processed in the United States and other countries in which Co-op Ag Equipment Service Providers have operations. Although Co-op Ag Equipment requires Personal Information being handled by its Service Providers to be protected to comparable levels of security as would be required in Canada, the privacy laws in these other jurisdictions may not be as comprehensive as or equivalent to those in Canada.
Links to external content
Cookies, advertising and how to opt-out
If a user would prefer not to accept cookies, most browsers will allow the user to: (i) change their browser settings to notify the user when they receive a cookie, which lets the user choose whether or not to accept it; (ii) disable existing cookies; or (iii) set their browser to automatically reject any cookies. A user may also set their e-mail options to prevent the automatic downloading of images that may contain technologies that would allow Co-op Ag Equipment to know whether the user has accessed Co-op Ag Equipment’s e-mail and performed certain functions with it.
Accessing Personal Information
If a user wishes to verify, correct, or update any of their Personal Information collected by Co-op Ag Equipment or its Service Providers acting on Co-op Ag Equipment’s behalf and that FCL has received from these Service Providers, the user may do so by contacting Co-op Ag Equipment by visiting the Contact Us page on the Site(s).
Co-op Ag Equipment may request Personal Information from the user in order to authenticate the user’s identity before providing the user with access to their Personal Information or complying with any request to correct or update their Personal Information.
Please also note that in some cases Co-op Ag Equipment may legally deny the user access to the information that Co-op Ag Equipment has collected about the user. For example, this may occur where the information is subject to solicitor-client privilege or consists of references to other persons or proprietary information that cannot be severed.
Co-op Ag Equipment may routinely delete certain records that contain Personal Information in accordance with its’ record-keeping practices. Although Co-op Ag Equipment will make efforts to comply with any request that a user may make to destroy Personal Information about the user that is not otherwise required by Co-op Ag Equipment to fulfill legal requirements or to protect Co-op Ag Equipment’s interests, the user should be aware that it is not always possible to completely remove or delete all of the user’s Personal Information from Co-op Ag Equipment’s databases without some residual copies of data because of backups, archival systems and other reasons. Co-op Ag Equipment will not, however, continue to use a user’s Personal Information for active purposes once the user has requested Co-op Ag Equipment not to do so.
We may collect personal information through video surveillance in areas surrounding our facilities for security purposes, to protect against theft, damage to property and fraud. We use the images and information from such videos only as required for such purposes and we may provide data from such video surveillance to law enforcement officials
How to contact Co-op Ag Equipment
If a user has any questions or comments about this Policy, Co-op Ag Equipment may be contacted by visiting the Contact Us page on the Site(s).
When this policy was updated
This policy was last updated on December 15, 2022.