Terms & Conditions
By using our web site, you agree to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree, do not use our web site.
All web site design, text, graphics, and any other web site materials, not expressly identified as being otherwise, are Copyright, 2008 by Ingredion Incorporated, All Rights Reserved, and may not be copied or distributed without our prior written consent, except that you may make one copy of the materials for your own personal non-commercial informational use, provided that you do not change or modify the material in any way and this copyright notice is included. Unless otherwise noted, all trademarks, slogans, service marks, or logos referenced on the web site are the property of Ingredion Incorporated, or its affiliated or related companies. No trademark, patent, or other intellectual property right in any product, process, or technology mentioned in our web site transfers to you by license or otherwise in connection with your use or viewing of web site material.
In order to improve our web site and better meet your needs, we will collect general information about you for our internal use. This information may include your domain name, the pages you view, the amount of time you spend on our site, the type of browser you use, and the country in which you are located. Our web pages also may contain “cookies,” which are sent to your web browser and allows our server to recognize you when you visit our web site in the future. Generally, you may set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. If you request specific information from us, or communicate with us by e-mail, we may retain additional personal information about you, including your identity. This information will not be sold by us to third parties; however in some circumstances, we may share information you voluntarily provide us with business associates. In particular, we will do so when necessary in order to respond to your request, including your request to participate in electronic delivery or electronic voting. We also may disclose information when we have a good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect and defend our rights or property; (c) enforce these Terms and Conditions; or (d) act to protect the interests of web site users or others.
If you have selected a personal identification number or password in connection with your use of our site, we recommend that you not divulge your password to anyone. We will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or e-mail. Also remember to sign out of the registered site and close your browser window when you are finished to ensure that others who might gain access to your computer cannot access your personal information and correspondence. Any information that you provide to us through the site (other than the personal information discussed above), including remarks, suggestions, concepts, techniques, ideas, graphics, or other information becomes our property. We will not treat any such information as confidential, nor should confidential or proprietary information be provided to us through the web site. We shall have the right to use the information for any purpose, including commercial development, without compensation to you. You represent that you are free to disclose any information submitted to us, and are not under obligation to any third party with respect to the information.
This web site, and the materials included on it, are provided to you “AS IS.” WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL SUCH WARRANTIES to the fullest extent permissible under law. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION THAT THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEB SITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR TIMELY.
THIS WEB SITE CONTAINS LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES. THESE LINKS ARE PROVIDED SOLELY FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE. WE DO NOT ENDORSE OR ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY OR ANY LIABILITY FOR THE CONTENTS OF THOSE SITES. INGREDION INCORPORATED HAS NOT REVIEWED ALL OF THESE SITES. YOUR LINKING TO THESE SITES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. SIMILARLY, SOME INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS WEB SITE IS FROM THIRD PARTY SOURCES, PROVIDED FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY. THIS INFORMATION IS NOT PROVIDED OR VERIFIED BY INGREDION INCORPORATED, INC. OR ITS MANAGEMENT. INGREDION INCORPORATED DOES NOT ENDORSE AND ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY OF SUCH INFORMATION.
We do not warrant that this web site or the server that makes it available will operate in an error-free and uninterrupted manner, or is free of viruses or other harmful components. We will not be liable for any damages or injury caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay, virus, or line failure related to the web site or server. You are responsible for any costs in repairing, servicing, or correcting your systems arising out of your use of this web site.
We are not liable for any damages whatsoever, including but not limited to special, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages, including but not limited to lost profits, business interruption, or loss of data, even if we have been expressly advised of the possibility of such damages or there was negligence on our part. Further, unless prohibited by law, our liability to you will be limited to the amount that you have paid to access the web site. This limitation of liability also limits the liability of our employees, agents, and affiliated or related companies, and our contractors involved in creation, maintenance, or development of this web site.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold us harmless from any damages, costs, including reasonable attorney fees, or other liabilities that we incur in connection with or arising out of your violation of these Terms and Conditions.
Ingredion Incorporated wishes to be Your local resource – WorldwideSM. This web site may, however, contain information about products and services that are not available in every part of the world. Please contact us for further information. If you access this web site from locations outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. Software or other materials from this web site may be subject to export controls imposed by the United States. No software may be downloaded or otherwise exported: (a) into (or to a national or resident of) any country on which the United States has placed an embargo or sanctions; or (b) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department’s Specially Designated Nationals List or the U.S. Commerce Department’s Table of Deny Orders. If you download or use the Software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, are not under the control of, and are not a national or resident of any such country and that you are not on any such list.
The information included in this web site, including these Terms and Conditions, may be updated, deleted, or changed by us at any time and without notice to you; however, we are not obligated to update, delete, or change any information. Accordingly, please check back periodically. Similarly, we may make changes in our products, pricing, manufacturing, or product availability at any time without notice. Your accessing this web site does not create a contract for the purchase or sale of products.
This web site and the information contained herein do not constitute an offer or a solicitation for an offer for the purchase or sale of any securities.
You agree that you will use this web site only for lawful purposes.
This website contains or may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Exchange Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The Company intends these forward looking statements to be covered by the safe harbor provisions for such statements. These statements include, among other things, any predictions regarding the Company’s future financial condition, earnings, revenues, expenses or other financial items, any statements concerning the Company’s prospects or future operation, including management’s plans or strategies and objectives therefor and any assumptions underlying the foregoing. These statements can sometimes be identified by the use of forward looking words such as “may,” “will,” “should,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “plan,” “project,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “continue,” “pro forma,” “forecast” or other similar expressions or the negative thereof. All statements other than statements of historical facts in this report or referred to or incorporated by reference into this report are “forward-looking statements.” These statements are subject to certain inherent risks and uncertainties. Although we believe our expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, stockholders are cautioned that no assurance can be given that our expectations will prove correct. Actual results and developments may differ materially from the expectations conveyed in these statements, based on various factors, including fluctuations in worldwide commodities markets and the associated risks of hedging against such fluctuations; fluctuations in aggregate industry supply and market demand; general political, economic, business, market and weather conditions in the various geographic regions and countries in which we manufacture and/or sell our products; fluctuations in the value of local currencies, energy costs and availability, freight and shipping costs, and changes in regulatory controls regarding quotas, tariffs, duties, taxes and income tax rates; operating difficulties; boiler reliability; labor disputes; genetic and biotechnology issues; changing consumption preferences and trends; increased competitive and/or customer pressure in the corn-refining industry; the outbreak or continuation of serious communicable disease or hostilities including acts of terrorism; stock market fluctuation and volatility; and our ability to maintain sales levels of HFCS in Mexico. Our forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and we do not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date of the statement. If we do update or correct one or more of these statements, investors and others should not conclude that we will make additional updates or corrections. For a further description of these risks, see Risk Factors included in our most recently filed Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent reports on Forms 10-Q or 8-K.
We operate and control this site from our corporate headquarters in Westchester, Illinois. You agree that any disputes between you and us that are in any way connected to this web site will be subject to the laws of the State of Illinois, U.S.A., without giving effect to the principles of conflicts or law, and that you submit to jurisdiction of the courts located in Cook County, State of Illinois, U.S.A.
European Data Protection Directive
Ingredion Incorporated recognizes that the European Union (“EU”) has an “omnibus” data protection regime established pursuant to the European Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC) (the “Directive”) and that Switzerland has a comprehensive data protection law (together, “Data Privacy Laws”). Among other things, the Data Privacy Laws generally require “adequate protection” for the transfer of personally identifiable information about Ingredion Incorporated employees in the EU and Switzerland to Ingredion Incorporated operations in the United States. Ingredion Incorporated accordingly adheres to the requirements of the US/EU and US/Swiss Safe Harbor Privacy Principles published by the US Department of Commerce (“Safe Harbor”) with respect to certain employee data received in the United States from our affiliated companies in the EU and Switzerland. For more information about Safe Harbor please refer to the US Department of Commerce website at www.export.gov/safeharbor/. Any individual in the EU or Switzerland who cannot resolve his or her issue directly with Ingredion Incorporated can contact the local data protection authority for further information and assistance. Ingredion Incorporated provides its EU and Swiss employees with more detailed information about its data handling practices through internal company policies.