Privacy Policy

July 14, 2016

This Privacy Policy is issued by Louis Dreyfus Company B.V. 92, Rotterdam 3012, The Netherlands, as operator of this site on behalf of itself and each of the companies in the Louis Dreyfus Company Group of companies (LDCompany or “We”). This website is hosted in Switzerland by Louis Dreyfus Company Suisse S.A., Swissair Centre – 29, Rte de l’aéroport – Case postale 236 – 1215 Geneva 15 / Switzerland on behalf of LDCompany.

This policy (together with our Terms of Use and any other documents referred to in it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

For the purposes of the Federal Act on Data Protection (the “Act”), the data file controller is LDCompany and our nominated representative for the purpose of the Act is Louis Dreyfus Company Suisse S.A., Swissair Centre – 29, Rue de l’aeroport – Case postale 236 – 1215 Geneva 15/ Switzerland and you should contact that company’s Chief Legal Officer by email at: if you have questions or concerns regarding this policy.
This Privacy Policy explains the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information through our websites located at the following URL:

“Personal Information” or “personal data” means any information relating to you that would allow a party to contact you, including, for example, your full name, address, telephone number, or email address.
Please read this Privacy Policy to learn more about the ways in which we use and protect your Personal Information.

If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on our site so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it and, where appropriate, we may notify you by email.

If you have any questions regarding our policy or about how we process your personal data, please contact us at

Information we collect and how we use that information

We may collect and process the following Personal Information about you:

  • Information relating to the jobs you’ve applied to, jobs you’ve viewed, your curriculum vitae (CV) or résumé, and similar information submitted to us by you.
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • Details of the biographical information about yourself that you post on or via our site.

We will use your Personal Information for internal purposes only and will never sell or share your Personal Information with any third parties, for marketing or any other purposes, other than in circumstances which are compatible with the purposes for which you submitted the information to us. For example, we may provide your Personal Information to an external recruitment agency who we contract to co-ordinate and administer any recruitment exercise on our behalf. Sensitive information such as your income level and expectations will be treated with the utmost discretion and respect for your personal privacy.

Should you submit a CV/ résumé to us the amount of information you choose to keep confidential is entirely within your discretion. You may enter as much or as little information as you choose. All information posted by you will only be visible to those of our managers and staff who are responsible for recruitment or otherwise directly involved in the hiring process, including associated administrative actions and communications.

IP addresses and use of “cookies”

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your internet protocol (“IP”) address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our site, analyze trends, track users’ movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve our site.
We do not use cookies on our site and we do not place cookies on your computer.

Where we store your personal information

The Personal Information that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside Switzerland and the European Economic Area (“EEA”). Such destination countries may have different levels of privacy protection than your country. Your Personal Information may also be processed by staff operating outside Switzerland and the EEA who work for us or for one of our group companies, affiliates or suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the provision of support services. By submitting your Personal Information via our site, you agree to any such transfers, storage or other processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your Personal Information is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We have implemented, and follow, industry standard measures to protect against unauthorized access to, and unlawful interception or processing of, Personal Information. The transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of any data transmitted via our site. Any transmission is therefore at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.

Disclosure of personal information

We may disclose your Personal Information to any member of our group, which meansour subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries and/or affiliates.
Other than previously specified in this Privacy Policy, we may disclose your Personal Information to third parties in the following circumstances:

  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
  • If we become part of another organization, that organization will possess the personal information collected by us, and it will assume the rights and obligations regarding your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of us, our customers, or others.

Non-personal Information

Non-personal information is information that does not identify you individually. We collect non-personal information from your computer, such as your Web browser, the date and time of your Web site visit, the Web address from which you accessed our site, the number of visitors to the site, the pages viewed, and the length of time on the Web site.


You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at the address below.

Other Websites

Our site contains links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another website over which we have no control and will bear no responsibility. Often these sites require you to enter your personal information. We encourage you to read the privacy policies on all such websites as their policies may differ from ours.

Your right to access information about you

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. If you want to exercise this right you should contact us in writing only at the following address: Chief Legal Officer, Louis Dreyfus Company Suisse S.A., Swissair Centre – 29, Rte de l’aéroport – Case postale 236 – 1215 Geneva 15 / Switzerland; or by email to marked for the attention of the Chief Legal Officer.

Modifications to this privacy policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy policy at any time by posting revisions on this web page. Such changes will be effective on posting.

Dated July 2010