Privacy Policy

Bois Forte respects the privacy of all web site visitors to the extent permitted by law. This online privacy statement defines the ways in which our web site collects information, the uses to which that information will be put, and the ways that we will protect information you choose to provide.

This web site may collect information in the form of network traffic logs, web site visits, cookies and voluntary information provided by you.

Network Traffic Logs
Bois Forte may employ software programs to ensure network security; monitor network traffic; identify unauthorized access or access to non-public information; detect computer viruses and other software that might damage computers or the network; and monitor and tune the performance of the Bois Forte network. Such programs may detect email headers, network addresses, or other information. This information is only used for maintaining system security and performance. Personally identifiable information is not released to external parties without either your consent or as may be required by law.

Web Visit Logs
Bois Forte may collect and temporarily store information from online visitors to help manage and improve services provided by the site. Information collected might include pages visited; date and time of site visit; internet addresses (URL or IP addresses) of the referring site; domain names and IP addresses from originating sites; browser versions and capabilities; and search-engine terms used. No attempt to identify individuals with this information will be made without individual consent or as required by law.

Cookies
Cookies are bits of information stored by your web browser through a web site, and then returned to the web site. Cookies carry information about your current session at the site from one web page to another, and to identify you at the site between visits. Should you prefer not to receive cookies, you may decline them in your browser. Be aware that some pages may not function correctly if cookies are turned off. We will not store data in cookies other than for the two aforementioned purposes. We will not forward to or exchange cookies with external parties. We will not use cookies to track your movement among different web sites without individual consent or as required by law.

Voluntary Information Provided by You
When using our web site, you may choose to voluntarily provide information to help us better serve your needs. For example, you may ask for information via email to us and provide us with an email address; you may send us a mailing address so that we send you paper material; you may wish to provide credit card information to make a purchase. Any personally identifiable information you provide to us will be used only for the purpose indicated. Information requests and sales requests will be forwarded to appropriate staff to respond to your request. Your financial information will be always be subject to high quality protection by our web site security system and through the PayPal security system. We will not sell, exchange or otherwise distribute your personally identifiable information without your consent except to the extent required by law. We do not retain information longer than necessary for normal operations.

The Bois Forte Wild Rice Sales web site is a link to the World Wide Web, with all its resources. We have no control over the Web and its vast resources and sites, we do not endorse these sites, and we are not responsible for content, availability or delivery of services from these sites. External sites maintain their own policies or no policies.

Minn. Stat. 13.15 states that electronic data may be disseminated: (1) to the commissioner for the purpose of evaluating electronic government services; (2) to another government entity to prevent unlawful intrusions into government electronic systems; or (3) as otherwise provided by law.

Effective: April, 2007.