Rice Authority believes that strong electronic privacy is crucial for the ongoing success of the Internet as a service, commercial and entertainment medium. The information you enter here in the form of response, comment, reply on our website, price inquiry, quote request will be known to parties: you, Rice Authority and rice suppliers or rice buyers. We do not share any IP Addresses Period.

Use of traffic data

Each time a visitor comes to a Rice Authority Web site, we collect some information to improve the overall quality of the online experience. At Rice Authority content site, we collect the visitor’s domain name (e.g., whether the user is logged on from ibm.com or yale.edu), referral data (e.g., we record the address of the last URL a user visited prior to clicking through to a Rice Authority Web site), and browser and platform type (e.g., a Netscape browser on a Macintosh platform). The Rice Authority site collects visitor information for purposes of product monitoring, product improvement and targeted advertising. We also count, track and aggregate the visitor’s activity into our analysis of general traffic flows at our sites (e.g. tracking where traffic comes from, how traffic flows within the Rice Authority properties, etc.). To these ends, we may merge information about you into group data, which may then be shared on an aggregated basis with our advertisers; but Rice Authority will not disclose your individual computer identity or data without your permission. When Rice Authority does present aggregated computer information to outside companies, no one will be able to identify you or contact you.

Use of cookies

Rice Authority Web site may use cookies for internal reporting. Cookies are a standard Internet technology that allow us to both store and retrieve login information on a user’s system. However, cookies cannot be used to identify individuals, only machines.

Use of Data from our Rice Orders, Price Enquiry and User Comments.

All contact information provided for our rice orders, user responses and replies on our website in the form of comments, reply and advertisement. will be known by Rice Authority qualified rice exporters, importers or brokers and may also be used for accounting, taxation purposes.