Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains our processing of personal data collected through this website.

  1. Collection of data 

When you visit this website, our servers may automatically log the standard data provided by your web browser.  This may include your computer's Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type and version, the pages you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on each page, and other details. We may also collect data about the device you're using to access this website. This data may include the device type, operating system, unique device identifiers, device settings and geo-location data. What we collect can depend on the individual settings of your device and software. We recommend checking the policies of your device manufacturer or software provider to learn what information they make available to us. In addition, when you use the website, you may choose to provide personal data to Argyle Diamonds Limited and companies in the Rio Tinto Group (for example, by completing an online form). 
  1. Processing of personal data

Any personal data collected through the website will be used by Argyle Diamonds Limited for the purpose of managing and operating this website and, if relevant, to answer a query or to manage our business relationship with you or your company.  As with personal data that we collect in other ways, personal data that is collected online through this website may also be shared between companies in the Rio Tinto Group and with external service providers who assist us with our services and functions.   The processing of any personal data will be in accordance with this privacy policy and the Rio Tinto Data Privacy Standard (available at  We won't process that personal data for other purposes except where required to meet our legal obligations or otherwise as authorised by law and notified to you.   We will retain data for the period needed to operate the website and to comply with our legal obligations.

  1. International transfers of personal data

Your personal data will be processed by Argyle Diamonds limited in Australia, where this website is hosted by a third party vendor.  Personal data that is collected through this website may be stored and processed in any country where Rio Tinto or its external service providers operate. More information about the countries where Rio Tinto operates, and the location of key external service providers (data processors) is in Appendix 2 of the Rio Tinto Data Privacy Standard. If you are located outside Australia, by using this website, we understand that you consent to the transfer of your personal data to Australia for the purposes described in this privacy policy. If you do not consent to this transfer, please do not use this website.
  1. Your data privacy rights

You have the right to seek access to the personal data that Argyle Diamonds Limited holds about you, to seek for any inaccuracies to be corrected and in some cases, to be erased.  You also have rights to seek additional information about processing and to complain about processing.  For more information about these processes, please see the Rio Tinto Data Privacy Standard.

  1. Cookies

We use "cookies" to collect information about you and your activity across this website. A cookie is a small piece of data that our website stores on your computer, and accesses each time you visit, so we can understand how you use our site.  The following Google Analytics cookies are used:
  1. _ga (cookie used to distinguish individual users - expires after 2 years);
  2. _gid (cookie used to distinguish individual users - expires after 24 hours); and
  3. _gat (cookie used to limit amount of user requests in order to maintain the website’s performance - expires after 1 minute).
The website also uses the third party site Vimeo to host videos and other content within the Platform.  The cookie policy of Vimeo is available at  Users can manage their cookie preferences via the cookie settings tool. However, if all cookies are blocked (including essential cookies), you may not be able to access all or parts of the website.
  1. Questions

If users have any questions regarding this policy, please contact  If users wish to make a complaint about the processing of data, or any response to a request regarding data subject rights, please contact Rio Tinto’s Ethics and Compliance team at AskE&