Demeter Reports Ltd's Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy was last updated: May 29, 2018

This Cookie Policy applies to Demeter Reports Ltd., which provides services to you, (collectively or individually, as applicable, referred to as "Demeter Reports Ltd.”, “Live Rice Index”, “LRI”, “Company”, "we", "our", "us") and our website at ("Website"). This Cookie Policy explains how and why we use cookies to recognise you when you visit our website. This Cookie Policy also explains your rights to control our use of cookies. For further information about how we process your information, please read our Privacy Policy.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Website owners use cookies to make their websites work more efficiently, as well as to obtain reporting information. Cookies set by the website owner (i.e. Demeter Reports Ltd.) are called "first party cookies". Cookies set by parties other than Demeter Reports Ltd. are called "third party cookies". Third party cookies enable third party features to be provided on or through the website (e.g. like interactive content and analytics). The parties that use these third-party cookies can recognise your computer when you visit our website and when you visit certain other websites.

Why do we use cookies?

We use first party and third-party cookies for many different reasons. Some cookies are required for technical reasons for our Websites to operate, and we refer to these as "Required" cookies. Other cookies also enable us to monitor the interests of our users and enhance their user experience on our Website, and we refer to these as "Performance" or “Preference” cookies. Third parties serve cookies through our Websites for advertising, analytics, and other purposes. The cookies that are utilised on our website are described in more detail below:

“Required” cookies, must be set to enable us to deliver the site to you and to provide specific, requested services. The website services which require cookies to function include: log-in, basket/LRI Store, and billing.

“Performance” cookies, enable us to collect information about how our website is used, or can be improved, by providing site analysis. Performance cookies remain on your computer after you close your browser.

“Preference” cookies, allow our website to remember your preferences, such as selected chart filters, or historic orders. These cookies enable us to personalise the user experience on our website. They are not used to track your browsing activity on other websites.

How can I control cookies?

You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. You can set or amend your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies. If you choose to reject cookies, you may still use our website though your access to some functionality and areas of our website may be restricted. To learn how to manage your cookies, please follow the instructions from your specific browser.

If you are visiting the website using a mobile device, please refer to the manufacturer’s instructions on how to manage cookies.

In addition, most advertising networks enable you to opt out of targeted advertising. To find out more information, please visit or

How often will Demeter Reports Ltd. update this Cookie Policy?

From time to time, we may update this Cookie Policy to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons. Please therefore re-visit this Cookie Policy regularly to remain informed about our use of cookies and related technologies.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Google Analytics _utma
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
Google Translate PREF Used to store your current language preference, so it doesn't reset when you browse from page to page. Google Translate help (includes privacy policy)
Twitter k
Cookies used for Twitter to supply the feed on the left hand panel on this site. Twitter privacy policy
Our web server PHPSESSID This is used by our server for remembering your visit, for logging in etc. Our privacy policy

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

Where can I get further information?

f you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please contact us: