Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Dole plc recognises the need to treat Personal Data in an appropriate and lawful manner and is committed to complying with its obligations as set out under the General Data Protection Regulation which was enforced on 25th May 2018. A copy of our privacy policy is available from

Dole plc respects the privacy of all visitors to our websites. This Cookie Policy outlines our policy concerning the use of cookies.

The pages on the Total Produce Sustainability ( website (‘the Website’) are published by Pierce Partnership (“Pierce”) on behalf of Dole plc (“Dole”).

Pierce will not collect any information about individuals, except where it is specifically and knowingly provided by them.

When you visit the Website, the Pierce web servers collects some basic information such as your internet service provider’s domain name, which pages you accessed on the Website, and when.

Dole and Pierce use this information only to analyse the use of the Website to help guide improvements. Personally identifiable information is not collected.

If you register for the email alert service or newsletters, you will need to provide your name and email address. This information will be held by Pierce. The information will not be used for any other purpose; it will be stored securely and will not be shared with third parties. By registering for the email alerts, you consent to this use of your name and email address.


When you visit the Website, Pierce uses cookies, which are small pieces of information that allow them to maintain your connection to the Website. This Website may use cookies for detecting what kind of device you have in order to present content in the best way, for a language switch and/or for other purposes. These cookies do not collect or store any personally identifiable information. You can refuse the use of cookies.

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Analytical/Performance cookies

We may also use analytics cookies via analytics service providers (including Google Analytics) to analyse how our visitors use the Website and to monitor the Website’s performance, such as in relation to Website traffic analysis and reporting. Analytics service providers generate statistical and other information about the use of the Website by using cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. The information generated relating to the Website may be used to create reports about the use of the Website and the analytics service provider will also store this information.

Google Analytics

This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses cookies (text files placed on your computer) to help the Website operators analyse how users use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Website, compiling reports on Website activity for Website operators and providing other services relating to Website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this Website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Sharing Tools

This Website uses sharing tools. Sharing tools allow you to share content through social networks such as Facebook or Twitter. When you use one of these buttons, the social networking site may place a cookie on your computer. This would be a third-party cookie set by the social networking site. If you have any questions about the use of these third-party cookies, you should check the relevant social networking site’s cookie policy.

How to Refuse the Use of Cookies

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, if you do this you may lose some useful functionality such as personalisation and ‘keep me signed in’ and ‘remember me’ features.

How to Disable Cookies in Your Browser

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, if you do this you may lose some useful functionality such as personalisation and ‘keep me signed in’ and ‘remember me’ features.

How to disable cookies in your browser.