Updated: 2/12/2024


Cooperative Producers Inc. (the “Cooperative” or “We”) provides these software and services (the “Services”) to you subject to this Privacy Policy. The Cooperative respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it. This policy describes:

  • The types of information we may collect or that you may provide when you download, install or access the Services.
  • Our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.

This policy applies only to information we collect in the Services, and in email, text, and other electronic communications sent through or in connection with the Services.

This policy DOES NOT apply to information that we collect offline or on any other Cooperative mobile applications or websites, including websites you may access through the Services.

Our websites and other apps, and these other third parties may have their own privacy policies, which we encourage you to read before providing information on or through them.

Please read this policy carefully. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, do not download, register with, or use the Services. By downloading or using the Services, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time as described below. Your continued use of the Services after we revise this policy means you have read and understood those changes.

Children Under the Age of 18

The Services are not intended for children under 18 years of age, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 18 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 18, please contact us as provided under Contact Information below.

Information We Collect and How We Collect It

We collect information from and about users of our Services (a) directly from you when you provide it to us and (b) automatically when you use the Services as described in this policy.

Information You Provide to Us

When you download, register with, or use this Services, we may ask you to provide information:

  • By which you may be personally identified, such as name, email address, telephone number, CPI account number, a user name, or any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline (“personal information”).
  • Information that you provide by filling in forms within the Services or when you report a problem with the Services.
  • Records and copies of your correspondence with us or others on the Services.
  • Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes.
  • Your search queries on the Services.
  • Your transaction history and payment or other financial information (“transaction information”), to the extent necessary to provide purchase and sale functionality within the Services.

In addition, we may compile aggregate, anonymous, or de-identified data from various sources, including, but not limited to, accounts and transactions. This data, which we may use for our business purposes consistent with applicable law, does not identify an individual and is not personal information.

Certain features of the Services—such as the execution of commodity trades—may only be accessible while you are logged into your account. If you do not have an account, certain features of the Services may not be available to you.

Automatic Information Collection and Tracking

When you download, access, and use the Services, it may use technology to automatically collect:

  • Usage Details. When you access and use the Services, we may automatically collect certain details of your access to and use of the Services, including logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on or through the Services.
  • Device Information. We may collect information about your mobile device and internet connection, including the device’s unique device identifier, IP address, operating system, browser type, mobile network information, and the device’s telephone number.

If you do not want us to collect this information you may opt out at any time by notifying us as provided under Contact Information below, except to the extent we must collect this information in order to provide the services you request. For more information, see CHOICES ABOUT HOW WE USE AND DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION.

We also may use these technologies to collect information about your activities over time and across third-party websites, apps, or other online services (behavioral tracking).

Information Collection and Tracking Technologies

The technologies we use for automatic information collection may include:

  • Cookies (or mobile cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on your smartphone. It may be possible to refuse to accept mobile cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your smartphone. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Services.

Third-Party Information Collection

When you use the Services or its content, certain third parties may use automatic information collection technologies to collect information about you or your device. These third parties [may] include:

  • Your mobile device manufacturer.
  • Your mobile service provider.

These third parties may use tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use this app. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites, apps, and other online services websites. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content. Third parties with whom the Services shares personal information are obligated to provide protections equivalent to those provided in this Privacy Policy.

Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, we do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.

How We Use Your Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information, to:

  • Provide you with the Services and its contents, and any other information, products or services that you request from us.
  • Process transactions
  • Determining your eligibility for our services
  • Maintain our records
  • Fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
  • Give you notices about your account, including expiration and renewal notices.
  • Carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.
  • Notify you when Services updates are available, and of changes to any products or services we offer or provide though it.
  • Develop or improve our Services’ features and functionality.

The usage information we collect helps us to improve our Services and to deliver a better and more personalized experience by enabling us to:

  • Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
  • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Services according to your individual interests.
  • Speed up your searches.
  • Recognize you when you use the Services.

We may also use your information to contact you about our own and third parties’ goods and services that may be of interest to you.

Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual or device, without restriction.

In addition, we may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide:

  • To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
  • To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business, including those who maintain or provide our Services, with the appropriate protective contracts in place.
  • To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of the Cooperative’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by the Cooperative about our Services users is among the assets transferred.
  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.
  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
  • With your consent.
  • To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
  • To enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including the Services Terms of Service and for billing and collection.
  • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Cooperative, our customers or others.

The Cooperative does not sell your personal information to any third parties.

Your Choices About Our Collection, Use, and Disclosure of Your Information

We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. This section describes mechanisms we provide for you to control certain uses and disclosures of over your information.

  • Tracking Technologies. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. You can choose to not allow the Services to collect information through other tracking technologies, by contacting us, or opting out within the Services. If you disable or refuse cookies or block the use of other tracking technologies, some parts of the Services may then be inaccessible or not function properly.
  • Promotion by Cooperative. If you do not want us to use your email address or telephone number to promote our own or third parties’ products or services, you can opt-out by contacting us as provided under Contact Information below. You may not be able to opt out of receiving certain service or transactional messages from us, including, for example, legal notices.

Accessing and Correcting Your Personal Information

You can review and change your personal information by logging into the Services and visiting your account profile page.

You may also send us an email as provided under Contact Information below to request access to, correct, or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

Data Security

We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind appropriate firewalls and similar technology.

The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet and mobile platforms is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted through our Services. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures we provide.

We take measures to delete your personal information or keep it in a form that does not permit identifying you when this information is no longer necessary for the purposes for which we process it, unless we are required by law to keep this information for a longer period. You may contact us as provided under Contact Information below to request that your personal information be deleted; however, we reserve the right to retain personal information to the extent required by law or for compliance purposes.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may update our privacy policy from time to time. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will post the new privacy policy on this page with a notice that the privacy policy has been updated and/or an in-app alert the first time you use the Services after we make the change.

The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address and phone number for you and for periodically visiting this privacy policy to check for any changes.

Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, please contact, (402) 463-5148, or write to us at: Cooperative Producers, Inc., 265 N Showboat Blvd., P.O. Box 1008, Hastings, Nebraska 68901.