South Dakota Trade Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy covers South Dakota Trade’s (SDT) treatment of personally identifiable information that SDT collects when you are on the SDT website,, and when you use SDT’s services. This policy also covers SDT’s treatment of any personally identifiable information that SDT’s business partners share with SDT.

This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that SDT does not own or control, or to people that SDT does not employ or manage.

Information Collection and Use

South Dakota Trade (SDT) collects personally identifiable information when you use certain SDT services and when you visit SDT pages. SDT may also receive personally identifiable information from our business partners.

SDT only gathers personal information when voluntarily submitted by you, including your name, email address, phone number, and company name. By providing this information and agreeing to our Privacy Policy, you are opting in to receive email messages from SDT.

SDT also automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, cookie information and the page you requested. SDT may use the gathered information to communicate with you, either directly or through one of our partners, to provide you with updates and other information, and for marketing and promotional purposes.

Cookies, Web Beacons, and Similar Technologies

This website uses cookies and other similar technologies, which are automatically generated, sent to your browser, and stored on your hard drive, to record information about how and when you use the website. These cookies and other similar technologies identify a web browser on a specific computer or device and reveal certain non-personally identifiable information such as browser type, language, time zone, and operating system. The cookies and other similar technologies used by this website do not identify you personally, but allow you to remain anonymous. This website may still be used with cookies disabled, but some website functionality may be impaired.

This website may also use web beacons or pixel tags and other similar technologies, which are not placed on your computer, but are instead embedded on certain pages of the website or in emails. When you visit a page or read an email with a pixel tag, web beacon, or other similar technology, a generic notice of your interaction is generated.Non-personally identifiable information collected through this website may be used in aggregate for statistical purposes, and some of our analytics and digital marketing tools may combine the non-personally identifiable information collected from the website with non-personally identifiable information gathered from you through other websites for target advertising, remarketing, retargeting, or tracking referral purposes. Third-party vendors like Google and Facebook use cookies, web beacons, and similar storage technologies to: (i) serve advertisements to you based on past visits to this website; (ii) to collect or receive information from this website and elsewhere on the Internet and use that information to provide measurement services and target advertisements; and (iii) show our advertisements to you on websites and apps across the Internet. Your use of other websites and apps across the Internet is governed by the privacy policies of those websites and apps.

All non-personally identifiable information we gather using cookies, pixel tags, web beacons, server logs, or other similar technologies are used as described in this privacy policy. For information on how to opt-out of having cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies used on your web browser, please see the “Opting Out of Cookies, Web Beacons, and Similar Technologies” section of this policy.

Opting Out of Cookies, Web Beacons, and Similar Technologies

You can manage cookie preferences and opt out of having cookies and other similar collection technologies used by adjusting the settings on your web browser. If you do not want cookies stored on your computer, you can change the settings on your browser to notify you when a cookie is about to be saved or block cookies entirely. How to access these settings, which settings are available, and how to turn on these settings varies by browser type, and we encourage you to further investigate your browser’s privacy settings if you wish to opt out or adjust these settings in any way. If you choose to decline or block cookies, you may not be able to fully utilize all of the interactive features of the website.

You can opt out of a third-party vendor's use of cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page, or learn more about your choices for limiting or disabling these tools by visiting and

You cannot decline web beacons; however, setting your browser to decline cookies or to prompt you for a response, or installing an ad-blocker, may keep web beacons from tracking your activity.