Cookie Disclosure, Notice and Consent

Monsanto may use any number of tools to collect information about you, your computer access points, and the web browser that you use to connect to our Web sites. For example, cookies are tiny text files that we place on your computer’s hard drive when you visit our Web sites. We may use cookies to personalize your interactions with our Web sites. You do not have to accept our cookies and you may set your browser to restrict their use and you may delete them after they have been placed on your hard drive.  If you do not accept or delete our cookies, some areas of our Web sites may take more time to work, or may not function properly.  

For more information about our cookies, see below. For more general information about cookies, click here: www.allaboutcookies.org. 

COOKIE DISCLOSURE NOTICE AND CHART

THIS WEB SITE USES COOKIES AND MAY ALSO USE THE SERVICES OF THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS THAT DEPLOY COOKIES IN CONNECTION WITH THEIR SERVICES. WE ADOPT THE DEFINITION OF COOKIES AS DEFINED BY EUROPEAN DIRECTIVE 2002/58/EC CONCERNING THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA AND THE PROTECTION OF PRIVACY IN THE ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS SECTOR (AS AMENDED BY DIRECTIVE 2009/136/EC) AND PROVIDE INFORMATION ABOUT THE DIFFERENT CATEGORIES OF COOKIES BELOW, AS WELL AS INFORMATION ABOUT THE TYPES OF COOKIES THAT WE DEPLOY ON OUR WEB SITES. BY CONTINUING TO USE THE WEB SITE, YOU CONSENT TO THE PLACEMENT OF COOKIES ON ANY DEVICE USED TO ACCESS OUR WEB SITE(S).

COOKIE CATEGORIES:

Category 1: strictly necessary cookies

Category 1 cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Web site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Web site. 

Category 2:  performance cookies

Category 2 cookies collect information about how visitors use our Web site, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages.  These cookies do not collect information that specifically identifies a visitor.  All information that these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.  It is only used to improve how the Web site works. Category 2 cookies only collect information about Web site usage for the benefit of the Web site operator.  By using our online service, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

Category 3: functionality cookies

Category 3 cookies allow the Web site to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal or customized features.  For instance, our Web site may be able to provide you with local or regional product information by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located.  These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of the web pages that you can customize.  They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog.  The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and these cookies cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.  By using our online service to set your preferences, you agree that we can place customization cookies on your device.

Category 4: targeting cookies or advertising cookies

Category 4 cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests, based on an analysis of your browsing.  They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as to help us measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign.  They are usually placed on your device by third-party advertising networks, but with our permission.  These cookies remember that you have visited our Web site. This information is shared with other organizations such as other third-party advertisers, and will be linked to website functionality provided by other organizations. To be clear, Category 4 cookies collect the most information about users. 

 

CONFIGURATION OF COOKIE SETTINGS

You may refuse our use of cookies at any point in time, either when you start navigating the Web site or after having first accepted the cookies. It is sufficient for you to configure your browser settings to limit or exclude the use of cookies, or to delete the cookies that have already been placed on your computer. However, in such case, you might not be able to use certain functionalities of the Web site.

Cookie settings can vary from one browser to another. The below hyperlinks provide further guidance on how to disable the use of cookies on your browser, and/or on how to delete cookies:

 

 

Furthermore, if you do not want to be tracked by Google Analytics, you can install the following add-on: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

For further information on Google Analytics and its use of cookies, please consult the Google Analytics cookie policy, available from: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en