Terms & Conditions

Last modified: November 23, 2016

Acceptance of Terms of Use. By accessing or browsing any website, mobile site or mobile application owned and/or operated by Louis Dreyfus Company B.V. and/or any subsidiaries or affiliates (“LDC”) (collectively the “Site”), either as an Owner or an Authorized User of an Account, you accept the legal policy set forth in the following Terms and Conditions (“Terms of Use”). LDC provides you with access to, and use of, the Site subject to all applicable laws, regulations and this Terms of Use. If you do not accept each of the Terms and Conditions contained in this Terms of Use without limitation, please exit the Site.

This Site is offered and available to users who are 13 years of age or older. By using this Site, you represent and warrant that you are of legal age to form a binding contract with LDC and meet all of the foregoing eligibility requirements. If you do not meet all of these requirements, you must not access or use the Site.

Terms and Conditions

1. Owner of Account. Users must create individualized accounts to access the Site for receipt of information, education materials, communications and, at LDC’s sole option, transactional activities (“Account”). Only one main authorized contact per Account is permitted (“Owner”). The Owner of the Account will be the individual who initially creates the Account unless such individual provides to LDC a written request to transfer the Account to another individual. You, if the Owner of an Account, may grant other individuals access to your Account (“Authorized User”), provided such Authorized User may be restricted from making certain changes to the Account. Upon an individual’s request to LDC to be an Authorized User for an Account, LDC will contact you, the Owner, for approval. Any grant of access to an Authorized User will require the prior written approval of you, the Owner, which may be scanned and emailed to LDC at CustomerFeedback@ldc.com. If the individual is approved by you, the Owner, as an Authorized User on the Account, such Authorized User can thereafter create a User Name and a Password in order to gain access to the Account. Any Authorized Users shall have to right to execute any agreements on your behalf. Owner agrees to assume and bear full responsibility for all risks and damages arising out of the use of the Site by you and any Authorized User accessing the Site through your Account. Owner may email LDC at CustomerFeedback@ldc.com to request removal of any or all of the Authorized Users on its Account at any time. LDC will remove such Authorized Users’ access to the Account no later than fourteen (14) days after receipt of the request.

2. Authorized User of Account. Upon your request to LDC to be an Authorized User for an Account, LDC will contact the Owner of the Account for approval. If Owner’s written approval is received by LDC in accordance with Section 1 above, and only upon acceptance of this Terms of Use by you, Authorized User, can you, Authorized User, create a User Name and a Password for access to the applicable Account. You, as an Authorized User, shall have the right to execute any agreements on Owner’s behalf. You, as an Authorized User, may be prohibited from making certain changes to the Account.

3. Content Ownership. The content or other materials on the Site including, but not limited to, all text, audio, images, data, software, code and other materials or elements (collectively the “Content”) are owned and copyrighted by LDC, its licensors or others with all rights reserved. You may not use the Content, except as provided in this Terms of Use, without the prior written permission of LDC.

All trademarks, trade names and logos and all related product names, design marks and slogans which appear on the Site are either the trademarks or service marks (registered or unregistered) of LDC or its licensors unless otherwise stated herein. LDC and its licensors expressly reserve all intellectual property rights in all Content on the Site. No license is granted to you in connection with such Content contained on the Site other than expressly provided in this Terms of Use.

4. User Conduct. LDC maintains the Site for information, education, communication and, at LDC’s sole option, transactional activities, and grants you permission to use the Site and to download Content, but only for your internal business purposes; provided, however, that you do not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained on the Content, that you do not distribute, modify, copy, transmit, publish, license, create derivative works from, sell or otherwise use Content without the prior written permission of LDC. The download or use of any images displayed on the Site, by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless permitted by the prior written permission of LDC.

You agree to not to engage in any of the following activities on the Site:

You may use the Site only for lawful purposes and in accordance with this Terms of Use. You agree not to use the Site:

Additionally, you agree not to:

If you print, copy, modify, download or otherwise use or provide any other person with access to any part of the Site in breach of the Terms of Use, your right to use the Site will cease immediately and you must, at LDC’s sole option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. Any use of the Site not expressly permitted by this Terms of Use is a breach of this Terms of Use and may violate copyright, trademark and other laws.

5. Links to Third Party Sites. The Site may contain links to other Internet sites not under the ownership or editorial control of LDC. Such links are provided for your convenience only without any express or implied warranties by LDC of any products, services, advice or information available from such sites. LDC does not warrant and specifically disclaims any and all responsibility or liability for your use of such sites and you hereby release LDC, its officers, directors and agents from any and all such responsibility or liability for the same. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this Site, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites.

6. Reliance on Information Posted. Except for information on the Site related to transactional activities, the information presented on the Site is made available for general information purposes. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. LDC disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the Site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

7. Pricing Information. You acknowledge that the Site may contain pricing information confidential to LDC. You may only disclose such pricing information to the extent required by regulatory or governmental authorities.

8. Your Feedback. LDC welcomes your comments, feedback, suggestions, and other communications regarding this Site and the information and services LDC makes available through this Site (collectively, “Feedback”). The Feedback you provide to us through this Site and any communications or material you transmit to LDC by electronic mail or otherwise will be and remain our exclusive property. Your submission of Feedback will constitute an assignment to us of all worldwide rights, title and interests in your Feedback, including all copyrights and other intellectual property rights in your Feedback. Subject to LDC’s Privacy Policy, LDC is entitled to reduce to practice, exploit, make, use, copy, disclose, display or perform publicly, distribute, improve and modify any Feedback you submit for any purpose whatsoever, without restriction and without compensating you in any way. For this reason, LDC asks that you not send us any Feedback that you do not wish to assign to us. PLEASE NOTE: The “Contact Us” feature on the Site is to be used solely to provide comments and suggestions to LDC regarding the Site and your Site experience. NO COMMERCIAL INFORMATION OF ANY KIND SHOULD BE SUBMITTED TO LDC VIA THIS “CONTACT US” FEATURE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, BIDS, EXECUTION OR PRICING INSTRUCTIONS (“COMMERCIAL INFORMATION”). COMMERCIAL INFORMATION SUBMITTED THROUGH THE “CONTACT US” FEATURE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY LDC.

9. EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY. NEITHER LDC NOR ANY OF ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, NOR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY INJURY OR DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF ANY LDC SITE. YOUR USE OF ANY LDC SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THIS INCLUDES (BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO) DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY: THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE; THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE ANY SITE TO WHICH YOU HYPERLINK FROM OUR SITE; FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE; INACCURACY OR INCOMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT, ERRORS IN THE CONTENT OR SITE, OMISSION; INTERRUPTION; DEFECT; DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION; COMPUTER VIRUS; LINE FAILURE; INTRUSION, HACKING OR VIOLATION OF ANY LDC SITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY; OR ANY ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES OF ANY THIRD PARTIES. LDC DOES NOT WARRANT THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION YOU TRANSMIT TO IT AT ANY LDC SITE.

LDC IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF USE, OR OTHER DAMAGES IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THE USE OF THE SITE OR THE CONTENT THEREIN WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. FURTHERMORE, LDC IS NOT LIABLE EVEN IF IT HAS BEEN NEGLIGENT OR IF OUR AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR BOTH.

LDC'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, CAUSES OF ACTION OR OTHERWISE WILL NOT BE GREATER THAN USD ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS (USD $100).

THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

10. DISCLAIMER. YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND SERVICES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE SITE AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER LDC NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH LDC MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY OR AVAILABILITY OF THE SITE OR SERVICES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER LDC NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH LDC REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE SITE OR SERVICES WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT THE SITE OR SERVICES WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS. LDC DOES NOT WARRANT OR REPRESENT THAT THE CONTENT ON THIS SITE IS NON-INFRINGING; AND/OR THE SITE IS SECURE FROM TAMPERING, HACKING OR INTRUSION BY THIRD PARTIES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, LDC, AND ITS RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSORS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS DISCLAIM ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT; OR ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE.