Privacy Policy

John Deere and the John Deere Panel are committed to safeguarding your privacy online. Please read the following policy to understand how your personal information will be treated as you make full use of our many offerings. This policy may change from time to time so please check back periodically.

IMPORTANT: The John Deere Panel is an online customer research tool developed and maintained by John Deere. All references within this policy to the John Deere Panel are in addition referencing John Deere. Your personal information will be controlled by Deere & Company European office ("John Deere") which operates the German website of John Deere Panel you are accessing.

1. What personally identifiable information does the John Deere Panel collect from me?
2. What are cookies and how does the John Deere Panel use them?
3. How does the John Deere Panel use my information?
4. With whom does the John Deere Panel share my information?
5. What are my choices regarding collection, use and distribution of my information?
6. What is the John Deere Panel's policy on allowing me to update, correct, or delete
my personally identifiable information
?
7. What security precautions are in place to protect the loss, misuse, or alteration of
my information?

8. Additional Information

1. What personally identifiable information does the John Deere Panel collect from me? (back to top)

During registration, the John Deere Panel asks for personal demographic information (i.e. name, address, email address, etc.) and a few questions relating to your current farming operation. The information you provide in your profile (and the more accurate it is), will allow us to better customise your experience as a member. The John Deere Panel also collects IP addresses for system administration.

2. What are cookies and how does the John Deere Panel use them? (back to top)

As part of offering and providing customisable and personalised services, the John Deere Panel uses cookies to store and sometimes track (aggregate) information about the use of the website. A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. Some areas on the John Deere Panel where you are prompted to log-in or that are customisable may require that you accept cookies. This avoids you having to enter your login information many times in one day.

We use cookies to:

(1) Remind us of who you are and to access your account information (stored on our computers) in order to deliver to you a better and more personalised service. This cookie is set when you register or "Sign In" and is modified when you "Sign Out" of our services by going to a different website or by closing the Internet browser window.

(2) Measure certain traffic patterns, which areas of the John Deere Panel website have been visited. We use this research to understand how our users' habits are similar or different from one another so that we can make each new experience on the John Deere Panel a better one. We may use this information to better personalise the content that you and other users will see on our sites.

3. How does the John Deere Panel use my information? (back to top)

The primary goal in collecting personal information for your profile in the John Deere Panel is to assure that accurate information is collected for research studies. The information you provide in your profile will be held strictly confidential and will only be used to select the studies that are the most applicable to you and to analyse survey results in an aggregate and anonymous format for product and service development and improvement.

4. With whom does the John Deere Panel share my information? (back to top)

We will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information except when we have your permission or when it is required under the applicable law.

5. What are my choices regarding collection, use and distribution of my information? (back to top)

The information you provide as a member of the John Deere Panel is strictly for the use of the John Deere Panel. The personal information you provide in your profile or through surveys will not be individually distributed, rented or sold to others outside of the John Deere Panel. Your information is strictly confidential and will only be distributed in connection with research projects in an aggregate format, thus not identifying you individually.

You also have choices with respect to cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. If you choose to reject all cookies, you will be unable to use those John Deere Panel services that require registration in order to participate.

6. What is the John Deere Panel's policy on allowing me to update, correct, or delete my personally identifiable information? (back to top)

We respect your right to access, correct and delete your personal information. Upon your request, we will inform you as defined by applicable law without delay what personal information is stored by us. We will at your request correct any inaccurate information or delete any of your personal data for you.- Please note that you may access and edit (i.e to update, correct or delete) your John Deere Panel account profile information yourself at any time by using your email address and password. If you have forgotten your password, please click on the "Forgot Password" link to request your password to be sent.

Your John Deere Panel membership can be cancelled by going to the "Cancel my membership" section or you may use the opt-out link included in each email communication.

7. What security precautions are in place to protect the loss, misuse, or alteration of my information? (back to top)

Your John Deere Panel account and profile are password-protected so that you and only you have access to this personal information.

We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone. Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and/or any account information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you are online. The John Deere Panel will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or in an unsolicited email. Also remember to sign out of your John Deere Panel account and close your browser window when you have finished your work. This is to ensure that others cannot access your personal information and correspondence if you share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place like a library or Internet cafe. Whenever John Deere handles personal information as described above, regardless of where this occurs, John Deere takes all steps required by the applicable law to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with the relevant Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, John Deere cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from our online products or services and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.

8. Additional Information (back to top)

Questions regarding this statement should be directed to support-en@johndeerepanel.com. For information on John Deere's general use of your data please compare the John Deere Enterprise Privacy Statement please click here.


Back